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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use

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%)
TOTAL 8,705 4,055 45.3 43.9-46.7 4,650 54.7 53.3-56.1
GENDER
Male 3,395 1,891 53.2 51.0-55.4 1,504 46.8 44.6-49.0
Female 5,310 2,164 38.0 36.3-39.9 3,146 62.0 60.1-63.7
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 5,884 2,959 50.4 48.6-52.1 2,925 49.6 47.9-51.4
Non-Hispanic Black 1,618 628 38.3 35.1-41.6 990 61.7 58.4-64.9
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 391 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 264 89 24.6 18.7-31.6 175 75.4 68.4-81.3
Hispanic 457 140 28.5 23.8-33.6 317 71.5 66.4-76.2
AGE
18-34 1,353 506 36.2 33.2-39.3 847 63.8 60.7-66.8
35-44 1,148 440 39.4 36.0-43.0 708 60.6 57.0-64.0
45-54 1,451 692 49.9 46.6-53.3 759 50.1 46.7-53.4
55-64 1,781 915 53.3 50.2-56.3 866 46.7 43.7-49.8
65-74 1,610 892 58.1 54.8-61.3 718 41.9 38.7-45.2
75+ 1,278 585 49.2 45.4-53.0 693 50.8 47.0-54.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,167 624 55.2 51.3-59.1 543 44.8 40.9-48.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,446 1,237 49.6 46.9-52.3 1,209 50.4 47.7-53.1
Some Post-H.S. 2,367 1,178 45.3 42.6-48.0 1,189 54.7 52.0-57.4
College Graduate 2,715 1,011 33.7 31.4-36.0 1,704 66.3 64.0-68.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,079 575 53.2 49.0-57.4 504 46.8 42.6-51.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,549 843 54.0 50.6-57.3 706 46.0 42.7-49.4
$25,000- 34,999 849 405 46.7 42.2-51.3 444 53.3 48.7-57.8
$35,000- 49,999 1,016 500 48.3 44.2-52.4 516 51.7 47.6-55.8
$50,000-74,999 920 410 42.3 38.2-46.6 510 57.7 53.4-61.8
$75,000+ 1,612 619 37.6 34.6-40.7 993 62.4 59.3-65.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,520 1,455 58.8 56.1-61.5 1,065 41.2 38.5-43.9
No 6,139 2,577 41.1 39.5-42.8 3,562 58.9 57.2-60.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,136 713 63.3 59.6-66.8 423 36.7 33.2-40.4
Non-Veteran 7,565 3,341 42.7 41.2-44.3 4,224 57.3 55.7-58.8
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 4,492 2,142 47.6 45.6-49.6 2,350 52.4 50.4-54.4
No 4,213 1,913 42.9 40.9-44.9 2,300 57.1 55.1-59.1

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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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