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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-Whites

Do you now smoke cigarettes everyday, some days, or not at all?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Everyday Some days Not at all
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,052 1,099 31.3 29.4-33.3 444 13.4 11.9-15.0 2,509 55.3 53.2-57.4
-Whites 3,035 820 31.5 29.3-33.8 271 10.9 9.4-12.6 1,944 57.6 55.2-60.0
GENDER
Male 1,380 350 30.1 26.9-33.4 116 10.9 8.8-13.4 914 59.1 55.6-62.4
Female 1,655 470 33.2 30.2-36.4 155 10.9 8.8-13.3 1,030 55.9 52.6-59.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 54 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,972 812 31.7 29.5-34.0 258 10.6 9.1-12.3 1,902 57.7 55.3-60.1
AGE
18-34 350 141 43.3 37.5-49.4 66 19.9 15.5-25.1 143 36.8 31.3-42.7
35-44 313 135 41.7 35.4-48.3 28 10.0 6.5-15.2 150 48.3 41.7-54.9
45-54 517 210 41.0 35.7-46.5 69 13.8 10.2-18.4 238 45.2 39.8-50.7
55-64 655 167 24.0 20.2-28.3 49 6.5 4.6- 9.2 439 69.5 64.9-73.7
65-74 703 127 15.3 12.4-18.8 41 5.2 3.6- 7.6 535 79.4 75.6-82.8
75+ 484 38 7.8 5.4-11.3 *** *** *** 430 90.0 86.3-92.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 366 130 41.1 34.6-48.0 29 8.7 5.3-13.8 207 50.2 43.4-56.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 918 336 42.8 38.6-47.0 83 11.1 8.5-14.4 499 46.1 42.0-50.3
Some Post-H.S. 905 233 27.2 23.7-31.1 79 10.2 7.8-13.3 593 62.5 58.3-66.5
College Graduate 842 121 13.8 10.9-17.3 78 13.0 9.9-16.8 643 73.2 68.8-77.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 355 154 50.8 43.7-57.8 38 11.7 7.8-17.2 163 37.5 31.1-44.4
$15,000- 24,999 560 195 40.2 34.8-45.8 52 10.8 7.4-15.6 313 49.0 43.4-54.5
$25,000- 34,999 287 97 37.9 30.7-45.6 30 13.6 8.9-20.2 160 48.5 41.0-56.2
$35,000- 49,999 408 108 30.7 24.9-37.1 34 10.6 7.2-15.3 266 58.8 52.3-64.9
$50,000- 74,999 345 71 23.7 18.3-30.2 24 10.5 6.4-16.7 250 65.8 58.7-72.2
$75,000+ 551 72 16.2 12.4-20.8 39 7.5 5.0-11.2 440 76.3 71.2-80.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,093 337 37.4 33.5-41.4 107 12.2 9.5-15.6 649 50.4 46.4-54.4
No 1,927 476 28.4 25.8-31.2 164 10.4 8.6-12.4 1,287 61.2 58.3-64.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 563 112 22.7 18.3-27.7 36 8.5 5.8-12.2 415 68.9 63.5-73.8
Non-Veteran 2,472 708 33.4 30.9-36.0 235 11.4 9.7-13.4 1,529 55.2 52.5-57.8
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,568 466 33.5 30.4-36.6 142 11.0 9.0-13.4 960 55.5 52.3-58.7
No 1,467 354 29.1 25.9-32.5 129 10.7 8.6-13.3 984 60.2 56.6-63.6

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported ever smoking at least 100 or more cigarettes.

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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