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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-FEMALES

Have you smoked at least 100 cigarettes in your entire life?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,737 5,530 46.5 45.3-47.6 6,207 53.5 52.4-54.7
-FEMALES 7,155 2,963 40.5 39.0-42.0 4,192 59.5 58.0-61.0
RACE
White 4,996 2,234 45.0 43.2-46.8 2,762 55.0 53.2-56.8
African American 1,433 490 33.8 30.6-37.1 943 66.2 62.9-69.4
Other Minorities 662 220 22.7 18.7-27.2 442 77.3 72.8-81.3
AGE
18-34 1,136 380 34.1 30.9-37.5 756 65.9 62.5-69.1
35-44 924 349 38.2 34.5-42.0 575 61.8 58.0-65.5
45-54 1,228 570 47.1 43.6-50.7 658 52.9 49.3-56.4
55-64 1,412 619 44.0 40.8-47.1 793 56.0 52.9-59.2
65-74 1,307 643 49.5 46.2-52.9 664 50.5 47.1-53.8
75+ 1,054 370 34.9 31.5-38.6 684 65.1 61.4-68.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 860 371 46.0 41.5-50.5 489 54.0 49.5-58.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,070 898 43.5 40.8-46.3 1,172 56.5 53.7-59.2
Some Post-H.S. 2,029 927 43.2 40.5-46.0 1,102 56.8 54.0-59.5
College Graduate 2,173 759 30.3 28.0-32.7 1,414 69.7 67.3-72.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 938 463 49.7 45.4-54.0 475 50.3 46.0-54.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,274 564 41.6 38.1-45.2 710 58.4 54.8-61.9
$25,000- 34,999 764 327 41.1 36.7-45.6 437 58.9 54.4-63.3
$35,000- 49,999 832 375 45.5 41.2-49.8 457 54.5 50.2-58.8
$50,000- 74,999 796 317 42.5 38.1-47.1 479 57.5 52.9-61.9
$75,000+ 1,115 375 31.0 27.8-34.4 740 69.0 65.6-72.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,977 983 52.6 49.6-55.5 994 47.4 44.5-50.4
No 5,146 1,968 37.0 35.3-38.7 3,178 63.0 61.3-64.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 154 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 6,998 2,886 40.3 38.8-41.8 4,112 59.7 58.2-61.2

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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