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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 5,310 2,164 38.0 36.3-39.9 3,146 62.0 60.1-63.7
RACE
White 3,690 1,655 43.6 41.4-45.8 2,035 56.4 54.2-58.6
African American 1,076 345 29.7 26.0-33.6 731 70.3 66.4-74.0
Other Minorities 472 141 14.7 10.8-19.7 331 85.3 80.3-89.2
AGE
18-34 749 250 30.0 26.4-33.9 499 70.0 66.1-73.6
35-44 646 215 32.0 27.7-36.6 431 68.0 63.4-72.3
45-54 887 393 45.5 41.2-49.9 494 54.5 50.1-58.8
55-64 1,078 498 45.4 41.5-49.4 580 54.6 50.6-58.5
65-74 1,013 476 46.8 42.6-51.0 537 53.2 49.0-57.4
75+ 876 315 36.0 31.6-40.6 561 64.0 59.4-68.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 667 275 40.3 35.1-45.7 392 59.7 54.3-64.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,473 642 42.1 38.6-45.6 831 57.9 54.4-61.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,534 700 41.1 37.8-44.4 834 58.9 55.6-62.2
College Graduate 1,632 546 28.2 25.5-31.1 1,086 71.8 68.9-74.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 724 349 46.5 41.2-51.8 375 53.5 48.2-58.8
$15,000- 24,999 959 466 45.0 40.6-49.4 493 55.0 50.6-59.4
$25,000- 34,999 531 223 39.3 33.6-45.3 308 60.7 54.7-66.4
$35,000- 49,999 614 251 37.7 32.7-42.9 363 62.3 57.1-67.3
$50,000- 74,999 536 209 35.8 30.6-41.3 327 64.2 58.7-69.4
$75,000+ 837 273 31.7 27.7-36.0 564 68.3 64.0-72.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,593 814 49.6 45.9-53.2 779 50.4 46.8-54.1
No 3,690 1,339 34.4 32.4-36.5 2,351 65.6 63.5-67.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 123 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 5,187 2,103 37.8 35.9-39.6 3,084 62.2 60.4-64.1
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 2,796 1,148 40.2 37.7-42.7 1,648 59.8 57.3-62.3
No 2,514 1,016 35.8 33.3-38.5 1,498 64.2 61.5-66.7

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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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