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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-MALES

How long has it been since you last smoked a cigarette, even one or two puffs?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Less than 1 year ago 1 to 5 years ago 5 to 10 years ago 10 or more years ago
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,490 214 12.0 10.2-14.0 326 16.5 14.4-18.8 284 11.9 10.3-13.7 1,666 59.7 56.9-62.3
-MALES 1,180 104 12.8 10.3-15.8 142 16.2 13.4-19.6 132 11.4 9.2-13.9 802 59.6 55.8-63.3
RACE
White 907 72 11.0 8.5-14.1 99 15.5 12.3-19.4 100 11.3 8.9-14.2 636 62.2 57.9-66.3
African American 143 18 17.8 10.7-28.2 20 14.0 8.3-22.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other Minorities 118 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 88 *** *** *** *** *** *** 15 14.7 8.6-24.1 *** *** ***
35-44 115 26 22.6 14.9-32.8 27 22.8 14.8-33.5 20 19.3 12.2-29.3 42 35.2 25.9-45.7
45-54 130 *** *** *** 16 14.2 8.2-23.4 28 18.7 12.1-27.8 74 56.6 46.1-66.6
55-64 279 20 7.4 4.5-12.0 37 14.7 10.1-20.8 26 6.5 3.9-10.7 196 71.4 64.4-77.5
65-74 319 *** *** *** 21 8.4 4.8-14.1 29 7.8 5.1-11.9 259 81.7 75.6-86.6
75+ 245 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 221 92.2 87.5-95.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 206 21 15.7 9.9-24.0 29 18.6 12.3-27.2 25 10.3 6.3-16.3 131 55.4 46.4-64.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 315 26 12.5 8.1-18.7 42 15.4 11.0-20.9 41 13.3 9.4-18.5 206 58.9 51.9-65.5
Some Post-H.S. 304 26 11.3 7.2-17.5 38 18.2 12.3-26.2 28 9.6 6.0-15.1 212 60.8 52.9-68.2
College Graduate 354 30 11.7 7.9-16.9 33 12.4 8.5-17.7 38 12.4 8.5-17.9 253 63.6 56.8-69.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 98 *** *** *** *** *** *** 18 14.1 7.7-24.3 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 221 24 13.4 8.4-20.7 35 25.2 17.9-34.2 *** *** *** 142 54.6 45.8-63.1
$25,000- 34,999 106 *** *** *** *** *** *** 12 16.6 9.2-28.0 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 160 *** *** *** 17 12.1 7.3-19.5 18 12.4 7.1-20.8 114 60.7 50.4-70.2
$50,000- 74,999 144 17 12.8 7.6-20.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 271 15 6.9 3.9-11.9 33 14.8 10.0-21.2 31 13.2 8.9-19.1 192 65.1 57.6-71.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 376 28 11.3 7.1-17.4 47 16.3 11.6-22.5 46 11.7 8.2-16.5 255 60.7 53.7-67.2
No 797 76 13.5 10.5-17.1 95 16.3 12.9-20.4 85 11.3 8.7-14.4 541 59.0 54.4-63.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 462 27 9.0 5.8-13.8 36 10.0 6.8-14.4 39 7.5 4.9-11.3 360 73.5 67.6-78.6
Non-Veteran 717 77 14.8 11.5-18.8 106 19.5 15.6-24.1 93 13.4 10.6-16.8 441 52.3 47.5-57.1
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 615 47 12.2 8.7-16.7 69 15.6 11.5-20.7 69 11.0 8.1-14.7 430 61.3 55.7-66.7
No 565 57 13.6 10.3-17.7 73 17.0 13.3-21.5 63 11.8 8.9-15.5 372 57.6 52.4-62.6

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*This question was asked of those who reported smoking 100+ cigarettes, but no longer smoke.

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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