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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use

Do you now smoke cigarettes everyday, some days, or not at all?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Everyday Some days Not at all
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,052 1,099 31.3 29.4-33.3 444 13.4 11.9-15.0 2,509 55.3 53.2-57.4
GENDER
Male 1,889 493 30.1 27.4-32.9 206 13.9 11.9-16.2 1,190 56.0 53.0-58.9
Female 2,163 606 32.9 30.2-35.8 238 12.7 10.7-14.9 1,319 54.4 51.5-57.3
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 2,957 809 31.7 29.5-34.1 256 10.5 9.0-12.3 1,892 57.7 55.3-60.1
Non-Hispanic Black 627 175 32.2 27.4-37.4 119 24.2 19.7-29.3 333 43.6 38.6-48.8
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 202 *** *** *** 26 6.8 2.5-16.9 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 89 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 140 17 17.0 10.0-27.6 30 21.7 15.0-30.4 93 61.2 50.9-70.6
AGE
18-34 506 213 43.4 38.4-48.5 113 23.1 19.1-27.6 180 33.5 28.9-38.4
35-44 439 181 40.2 34.8-45.9 50 12.7 9.2-17.2 208 47.1 41.5-52.8
45-54 692 270 38.7 34.1-43.5 100 15.7 12.3-19.9 322 45.6 40.8-50.4
55-64 914 230 23.7 20.4-27.4 100 9.1 7.1-11.6 584 67.1 63.2-70.9
65-74 891 155 15.7 12.9-19.0 56 5.3 3.8- 7.4 680 79.0 75.4-82.2
75+ 585 47 7.9 5.6-11.1 22 4.3 1.9- 9.3 516 87.7 83.0-91.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 624 191 35.4 30.4-40.7 72 12.8 9.5-17.0 361 51.9 46.5-57.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,237 439 41.3 37.7-45.1 140 13.1 10.7-16.0 658 45.6 42.0-49.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,177 318 28.7 25.4-32.2 131 13.9 11.3-16.9 728 57.4 53.6-61.1
College Graduate 1,010 151 14.7 12.0-18.0 99 13.1 10.3-16.6 760 72.1 68.1-75.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 574 216 44.5 38.9-50.3 88 17.3 13.4-22.0 270 38.2 33.0-43.7
$15,000- 24,999 843 281 38.2 33.8-42.7 97 12.9 9.8-16.7 465 49.0 44.4-53.5
$25,000- 34,999 405 132 35.8 29.8-42.3 52 17.4 12.6-23.5 221 46.8 40.3-53.3
$35,000- 49,999 500 135 29.7 24.5-35.4 47 12.4 8.9-17.1 318 57.9 52.0-63.6
$50,000-74,999 410 84 23.2 18.2-29.1 30 11.1 7.3-16.6 296 65.7 59.2-71.7
$75,000+ 619 89 17.4 13.7-21.8 42 7.7 5.2-11.2 488 74.9 70.0-79.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,453 431 35.6 32.2-39.2 170 13.9 11.3-16.9 852 50.5 46.9-54.1
No 2,576 661 29.2 26.9-31.7 272 13.2 11.5-15.1 1,643 57.6 55.0-60.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 711 158 24.1 20.2-28.6 58 11.5 8.5-15.3 495 64.4 59.5-69.0
Non-Veteran 3,340 941 32.9 30.7-35.1 386 13.8 12.2-15.6 2,013 53.4 51.0-55.7
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 2,140 621 32.6 29.9-35.4 225 12.6 10.7-14.8 1,294 54.8 51.9-57.7
No 1,912 478 29.9 27.1-32.8 219 14.3 12.1-16.7 1,215 55.8 52.8-58.9

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported ever smoking at least 100 or more cigarettes.

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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