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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-WHITES

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
-WHITES 8,280 4,142 49.8 48.4-51.2 4,138 50.2 48.8-51.6
GENDER
Male 3,284 1,908 54.9 52.7-57.1 1,376 45.1 42.9-47.3
Female 4,996 2,234 45.0 43.2-46.8 2,762 55.0 53.2-56.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 168 61 38.9 29.9-48.8 107 61.1 51.2-70.1
Non-Hispanic 8,099 4,074 50.0 48.6-51.4 4,025 50.0 48.6-51.4
AGE
18-34 1,160 504 43.0 39.6-46.4 656 57.0 53.6-60.4
35-44 1,029 492 48.0 44.5-51.6 537 52.0 48.4-55.5
45-54 1,394 717 53.5 50.3-56.6 677 46.5 43.4-49.7
55-64 1,699 869 52.4 49.5-55.3 830 47.6 44.7-50.5
65-74 1,654 943 58.3 55.4-61.2 711 41.7 38.8-44.6
75+ 1,286 589 47.9 44.4-51.4 697 52.1 48.6-55.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 766 487 67.1 62.6-71.3 279 32.9 28.7-37.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,347 1,258 54.7 52.0-57.3 1,089 45.3 42.7-48.0
Some Post-H.S. 2,277 1,217 50.5 47.8-53.1 1,060 49.5 46.9-52.2
College Graduate 2,872 1,170 36.4 34.3-38.6 1,702 63.6 61.4-65.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 792 478 61.5 57.0-65.7 314 38.5 34.3-43.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,219 692 59.2 55.5-62.8 527 40.8 37.2-44.5
$25,000- 34,999 848 475 55.0 50.6-59.4 373 45.0 40.6-49.4
$35,000- 49,999 1,063 583 55.5 51.7-59.3 480 44.5 40.7-48.3
$50,000- 74,999 1,081 544 52.4 48.6-56.1 537 47.6 43.9-51.4
$75,000+ 1,857 723 36.6 33.9-39.4 1,134 63.4 60.6-66.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,288 1,335 60.5 57.8-63.0 953 39.5 37.0-42.2
No 5,952 2,786 46.5 44.8-48.1 3,166 53.5 51.9-55.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,170 778 64.4 61.0-67.7 392 35.6 32.3-39.0
Non-Veteran 7,109 3,363 47.5 46.0-49.1 3,746 52.5 50.9-54.0

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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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