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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-Whites

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
-Whites 6,064 3,037 50.0 48.3-51.7 3,027 50.0 48.3-51.7
GENDER
Male 2,374 1,382 56.9 54.3-59.5 992 43.1 40.5-45.7
Female 3,690 1,655 43.6 41.4-45.8 2,035 56.4 54.2-58.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 142 54 36.7 27.4-47.2 88 63.3 52.8-72.6
Non-Hispanic 5,908 2,974 50.4 48.6-52.1 2,934 49.6 47.9-51.4
AGE
18-34 808 350 42.7 38.8-46.7 458 57.3 53.3-61.2
35-44 711 314 46.3 41.9-50.8 397 53.7 49.2-58.1
45-54 1,001 517 53.6 49.5-57.5 484 46.4 42.5-50.5
55-64 1,259 655 53.5 50.1-57.0 604 46.5 43.0-49.9
65-74 1,219 704 60.7 57.2-64.2 515 39.3 35.8-42.8
75+ 1,023 484 48.7 44.6-52.8 539 51.3 47.2-55.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 600 366 67.3 62.1-72.0 234 32.7 28.0-37.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,658 918 55.8 52.5-59.0 740 44.2 41.0-47.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,695 905 49.8 46.6-53.0 790 50.2 47.0-53.4
College Graduate 2,105 843 36.5 33.9-39.1 1,262 63.5 60.9-66.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 581 355 65.2 59.8-70.3 226 34.8 29.7-40.2
$15,000- 24,999 915 560 64.0 59.8-68.0 355 36.0 32.0-40.2
$25,000- 34,999 545 287 53.1 47.5-58.7 258 46.9 41.3-52.5
$35,000- 49,999 752 408 54.2 49.5-58.8 344 45.8 41.2-50.5
$50,000- 74,999 723 345 44.6 40.0-49.3 378 55.4 50.7-60.0
$75,000+ 1,347 551 40.5 37.2-43.9 796 59.5 56.1-62.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,791 1,094 62.9 59.8-65.9 697 37.1 34.1-40.2
No 4,244 1,928 45.5 43.6-47.6 2,316 54.5 52.4-56.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 859 565 66.7 62.5-70.6 294 33.3 29.4-37.5
Non-Veteran 5,204 2,472 47.4 45.5-49.2 2,732 52.6 50.8-54.5
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 3,073 1,569 52.2 49.8-54.5 1,504 47.8 45.5-50.2
No 2,991 1,468 47.5 45.1-50.0 1,523 52.5 50.0-54.9

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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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