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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-MALES

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
-MALES 4,582 2,567 52.9 51.0-54.8 2,015 47.1 45.2-49.0
RACE
White 3,284 1,908 54.9 52.7-57.1 1,376 45.1 42.9-47.3
African American 743 389 49.6 45.1-54.1 354 50.4 45.9-54.9
Other Minorities 523 255 45.9 39.9-52.0 268 54.1 48.0-60.1
AGE
18-34 870 378 43.8 39.9-47.7 492 56.2 52.3-60.1
35-44 684 329 49.2 44.8-53.7 355 50.8 46.3-55.2
45-54 804 419 51.9 47.7-56.1 385 48.1 43.9-52.3
55-64 935 577 60.8 56.7-64.7 358 39.2 35.3-43.3
65-74 781 521 67.7 63.5-71.6 260 32.3 28.4-36.5
75+ 481 330 68.6 63.0-73.8 151 31.4 26.2-37.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 611 436 69.5 64.7-73.9 175 30.5 26.1-35.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,329 826 57.6 54.0-61.1 503 42.4 38.9-46.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,148 656 50.3 46.7-53.9 492 49.7 46.1-53.3
College Graduate 1,479 643 37.9 34.9-40.9 836 62.1 59.1-65.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 489 323 62.3 56.6-67.7 166 37.7 32.3-43.4
$15,000- 24,999 755 499 64.9 60.5-69.1 256 35.1 30.9-39.5
$25,000- 34,999 501 311 57.3 51.5-62.9 190 42.7 37.1-48.5
$35,000- 49,999 592 355 57.9 52.6-63.0 237 42.1 37.0-47.4
$50,000- 74,999 583 321 54.3 49.2-59.3 262 45.7 40.7-50.8
$75,000+ 1,064 437 37.4 33.8-41.1 627 62.6 58.9-66.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,183 814 66.4 62.7-69.9 369 33.6 30.1-37.3
No 3,372 1,737 49.2 47.1-51.4 1,635 50.8 48.6-52.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,378 907 63.3 60.1-66.4 471 36.7 33.6-39.9
Non-Veteran 3,202 1,659 49.8 47.5-52.0 1,543 50.2 48.0-52.5

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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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