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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-FEMALES

Smoking Status*

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  Total
Respond.^
Smoke everyday Smoke some days Former smoker Never smoked
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,702 1,099 14.2 13.2-15.2 444 6.1 5.4- 6.8 2,509 25.0 23.9-26.3 4,650 54.7 53.3-56.1
-FEMALES 5,309 606 12.5 11.3-13.8 238 4.8 4.0- 5.7 1,319 20.7 19.3-22.2 3,146 62.0 60.1-63.8
RACE
White 3,690 470 14.5 13.0-16.1 155 4.7 3.8- 5.9 1,030 24.3 22.6-26.2 2,035 56.4 54.2-58.6
African American 1,075 86 9.4 7.2-12.3 62 6.2 4.4- 8.5 196 14.0 11.6-16.8 731 70.4 66.5-74.0
Other Minorities 472 45 5.1 3.0- 8.7 *** *** *** 77 7.2 4.7-11.0 331 85.3 80.3-89.2
AGE
18-34 749 108 13.8 11.2-16.9 51 6.2 4.5- 8.4 91 10.0 8.0-12.6 499 70.0 66.1-73.6
35-44 646 98 14.3 11.4-17.9 25 4.6 2.9- 7.3 92 13.0 10.1-16.6 431 68.0 63.4-72.3
45-54 887 152 17.3 14.2-20.8 50 6.4 4.3- 9.4 191 21.9 18.5-25.8 494 54.5 50.1-58.8
55-64 1,077 133 12.0 9.6-14.9 61 4.4 3.2- 6.2 303 28.9 25.5-32.6 580 54.7 50.7-58.6
65-74 1,013 87 7.9 6.1-10.2 32 2.4 1.6- 3.8 357 36.5 32.4-40.7 537 53.2 49.0-57.4
75+ 876 27 3.5 2.3- 5.3 *** *** *** 270 31.1 26.9-35.7 561 64.0 59.4-68.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 667 88 17.2 13.3-21.9 33 5.6 3.3- 9.2 154 17.5 14.1-21.5 392 59.7 54.3-64.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,473 239 18.6 16.0-21.4 64 4.1 2.9- 5.7 339 19.5 17.0-22.2 831 57.9 54.4-61.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,533 192 11.9 10.0-14.2 84 5.7 4.3- 7.4 423 23.4 20.8-26.3 834 59.0 55.6-62.2
College Graduate 1,632 87 4.4 3.3- 5.7 57 3.9 2.8- 5.6 402 19.9 17.6-22.4 1,086 71.8 68.9-74.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 723 125 20.2 16.1-25.0 51 7.8 5.3-11.3 172 18.5 15.2-22.3 375 53.6 48.2-58.9
$15,000- 24,999 959 160 17.7 14.7-21.2 63 7.0 4.8-10.1 243 20.2 17.1-23.7 493 55.0 50.6-59.4
$25,000- 34,999 531 81 17.7 13.6-22.6 28 5.1 3.1- 8.4 114 16.5 12.6-21.4 308 60.7 54.7-66.4
$35,000- 49,999 614 70 11.0 8.2-14.7 23 4.0 2.3- 6.6 158 22.7 18.7-27.3 363 62.3 57.1-67.3
$50,000- 74,999 536 42 8.7 5.9-12.6 16 4.1 2.3- 7.1 151 23.0 18.8-27.8 327 64.2 58.7-69.4
$75,000+ 837 39 5.2 3.5- 7.7 20 2.5 1.4- 4.3 214 24.0 20.4-28.0 564 68.3 64.0-72.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,592 247 18.2 15.5-21.3 92 6.5 4.7- 8.8 474 24.8 22.1-27.8 779 50.5 46.9-54.1
No 3,690 356 10.6 9.4-12.0 145 4.3 3.5- 5.3 838 19.5 17.9-21.2 2,351 65.6 63.5-67.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 123 18 16.6 9.6-27.2 *** *** *** 33 21.6 13.4-33.0 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 5,186 588 12.4 11.2-13.7 228 4.6 3.9- 5.5 1,286 20.7 19.3-22.2 3,084 62.3 60.4-64.1
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 2,795 350 14.4 12.7-16.4 122 5.0 3.9- 6.5 675 20.6 18.8-22.6 1,648 59.9 57.3-62.4
No 2,514 256 10.5 9.0-12.2 116 4.6 3.6- 5.8 644 20.8 18.7-23.0 1,498 64.2 61.5-66.7

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*Data in this table were derived from the tobacco use questions 1 and 2.
Overall smoking prevalence estimates can be obtained by adding 'Smoke everyday' and 'Smoke some days' rates.

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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