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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-MALES

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
-MALES 3,393 493 16.0 14.4-17.7 206 7.4 6.3- 8.7 1,190 29.8 27.9-31.7 1,504 46.9 44.7-49.1
RACE
White 2,372 350 17.1 15.2-19.2 116 6.2 5.0- 7.7 914 33.6 31.3-36.0 992 43.1 40.5-45.7
African American 583 89 15.0 11.7-19.0 61 12.9 9.7-17.0 146 19.9 16.3-24.1 287 52.2 47.0-57.4
Other Minorities 386 47 10.8 7.2-15.9 29 5.7 3.6- 9.1 118 23.5 18.0-30.1 192 59.9 52.8-66.6
AGE
18-34 604 105 17.6 14.3-21.4 62 10.5 8.1-13.6 89 14.2 11.3-17.7 348 57.7 53.1-62.2
35-44 501 83 17.4 13.8-21.8 25 5.4 3.4- 8.4 116 24.4 20.1-29.2 277 52.8 47.5-58.0
45-54 564 118 21.5 17.6-26.1 50 9.4 6.7-13.0 131 23.7 19.6-28.3 265 45.4 40.3-50.7
55-64 703 97 13.3 10.6-16.6 39 5.3 3.6- 7.7 281 43.2 38.6-47.9 286 38.2 33.8-42.7
65-74 596 68 10.5 7.8-14.1 24 3.8 2.3- 6.2 323 56.7 51.5-61.8 181 29.0 24.6-33.8
75+ 402 20 4.6 2.6- 7.9 *** *** *** 246 61.7 54.9-68.0 132 30.5 24.8-36.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 500 103 21.6 17.2-26.6 39 8.3 5.7-12.0 207 38.3 33.0-43.8 151 31.8 26.8-37.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 973 200 22.3 19.1-25.8 76 8.7 6.7-11.3 319 25.4 22.3-28.7 378 43.6 39.6-47.8
Some Post-H.S. 833 126 14.4 11.8-17.5 47 7.1 5.1- 9.9 305 29.5 25.8-33.4 355 49.0 44.6-53.4
College Graduate 1,082 64 5.6 4.0- 7.8 42 5.0 3.5- 7.1 358 29.3 26.1-32.7 618 60.1 56.4-63.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 355 91 28.1 22.4-34.6 37 11.0 7.6-15.5 98 22.6 17.5-28.7 129 38.3 32.0-45.1
$15,000- 24,999 590 121 23.9 19.7-28.8 34 6.9 4.6-10.2 222 33.7 29.1-38.7 213 35.5 30.8-40.4
$25,000- 34,999 318 51 15.8 11.3-21.6 24 11.4 7.4-17.2 107 27.6 22.1-33.8 136 45.3 38.5-52.2
$35,000- 49,999 402 65 17.9 13.4-23.5 24 8.2 5.2-12.6 160 33.7 28.3-39.5 153 40.2 34.2-46.5
$50,000- 74,999 384 42 11.1 7.7-15.6 *** *** *** 145 33.3 27.6-39.5 183 50.2 43.7-56.7
$75,000+ 775 50 7.7 5.6-10.6 22 3.3 1.9- 5.6 274 31.8 27.9-35.9 429 57.3 52.8-61.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 926 184 24.0 20.5-27.9 78 10.1 7.6-13.3 378 35.2 31.4-39.2 286 30.7 26.9-34.7
No 2,448 305 13.5 11.8-15.4 127 6.6 5.4- 8.1 805 28.1 26.0-30.4 1,211 51.8 49.2-54.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,011 140 15.1 12.4-18.3 48 6.7 4.8- 9.3 462 42.7 38.8-46.6 361 35.5 31.8-39.4
Non-Veteran 2,378 353 16.3 14.5-18.3 158 7.6 6.3- 9.1 727 25.7 23.6-28.0 1,140 50.4 47.8-53.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,695 271 16.7 14.5-19.1 103 7.0 5.6- 8.8 619 32.1 29.3-35.0 702 44.3 41.1-47.4
No 1,698 222 15.3 13.2-17.8 103 7.8 6.2- 9.7 571 27.4 24.9-30.0 802 49.5 46.5-52.6

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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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