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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-African Americans

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 8,705 4,055 45.3 43.9-46.7 4,650 54.7 53.3-56.1
-African Americans 1,659 641 38.0 34.9-41.3 1,018 62.0 58.7-65.1
GENDER
Male 583 296 47.8 42.6-53.0 287 52.2 47.0-57.4
Female 1,076 345 29.7 26.0-33.6 731 70.3 66.4-74.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,636 633 38.2 35.0-41.5 1,003 61.8 58.5-65.0
AGE
18-34 298 84 26.8 21.3-33.2 214 73.2 66.8-78.7
35-44 231 68 30.4 23.7-38.1 163 69.6 61.9-76.3
45-54 308 112 41.2 34.1-48.6 196 58.8 51.4-65.9
55-64 362 181 54.7 47.9-61.4 181 45.3 38.6-52.1
65-74 274 124 49.8 41.0-58.5 150 50.2 41.5-59.0
75+ 166 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 259 133 54.4 45.7-62.8 126 45.6 37.2-54.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 533 211 38.1 32.8-43.7 322 61.9 56.3-67.2
Some Post-H.S. 480 190 34.6 29.2-40.5 290 65.4 59.5-70.8
College Graduate 386 107 26.2 21.0-32.1 279 73.8 67.9-79.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 332 149 46.5 39.1-54.0 183 53.5 46.0-60.9
$15,000- 24,999 377 172 45.5 39.0-52.1 205 54.5 47.9-61.0
$25,000- 34,999 202 73 35.2 26.9-44.5 129 64.8 55.5-73.1
$35,000- 49,999 187 58 31.2 23.1-40.7 129 68.8 59.3-76.9
$50,000- 74,999 119 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 158 43 28.6 20.0-39.0 115 71.4 61.0-80.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 503 233 46.5 40.4-52.8 270 53.5 47.2-59.6
No 1,148 404 35.3 31.7-39.1 744 64.7 60.9-68.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 195 102 53.2 44.4-61.7 93 46.8 38.3-55.6
Non-Veteran 1,464 539 35.8 32.5-39.3 925 64.2 60.7-67.5
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 800 304 37.2 32.7-42.0 496 62.8 58.0-67.3
No 859 337 38.8 34.5-43.3 522 61.2 56.7-65.5

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2013 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 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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