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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-Whites

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
-Whites 1,931 155 10.9 9.0-13.1 236 15.8 13.5-18.5 216 12.2 10.3-14.3 1,324 61.1 58.1-64.1
GENDER
Male 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
Female 1,024 83 10.7 8.1-14.0 137 16.2 13.1-20.0 116 13.3 10.6-16.6 688 59.8 55.4-63.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 36 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,889 152 11.0 9.1-13.2 224 15.6 13.2-18.2 212 12.1 10.3-14.3 1,301 61.4 58.3-64.3
AGE
18-34 142 46 35.0 26.5-44.6 58 40.1 30.8-50.1 23 14.9 9.7-22.2 15 10.0 5.7-17.2
35-44 149 29 19.0 12.5-27.8 34 20.7 14.3-29.1 28 21.9 14.7-31.4 58 38.3 29.5-48.0
45-54 238 25 9.0 5.2-15.2 34 15.1 10.0-22.1 49 17.3 12.4-23.6 130 58.6 50.5-66.2
55-64 435 30 6.6 4.3-10.0 53 11.5 8.2-15.9 42 9.3 6.3-13.5 310 72.6 66.9-77.6
65-74 528 18 2.3 1.3- 4.1 44 9.8 6.5-14.3 44 7.2 5.0-10.2 422 80.7 75.8-84.9
75+ 430 *** *** *** *** *** *** 28 5.8 3.8- 9.0 383 88.6 81.8-93.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 206 *** *** *** 27 18.3 11.5-28.0 24 8.9 5.4-14.2 143 64.1 54.6-72.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 496 42 11.6 7.9-16.6 56 13.4 9.9-18.0 59 13.1 9.7-17.4 339 61.9 56.1-67.4
Some Post-H.S. 590 53 11.3 8.2-15.4 77 17.3 13.1-22.5 62 12.1 8.8-16.3 398 59.3 53.8-64.6
College Graduate 637 47 10.7 7.8-14.4 76 14.6 11.3-18.7 70 13.2 10.0-17.3 444 61.5 56.4-66.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 162 26 21.6 13.4-32.8 24 15.2 9.0-24.5 20 12.8 7.0-22.1 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 312 30 12.2 8.0-18.4 44 20.6 14.6-28.3 28 7.6 4.7-11.9 210 59.6 51.9-66.9
$25,000- 34,999 158 *** *** *** *** *** *** 15 12.5 7.2-20.8 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 266 19 14.5 8.9-22.7 35 12.9 8.6-18.8 28 11.5 7.3-17.6 184 61.2 53.1-68.7
$50,000- 74,999 248 22 9.2 5.9-14.1 25 13.6 8.6-20.9 31 14.6 9.7-21.5 170 62.6 54.5-70.0
$75,000+ 435 22 7.4 4.5-12.0 56 15.1 11.3-20.1 52 14.1 10.2-19.2 305 63.3 57.2-69.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 648 52 8.9 6.3-12.3 80 15.2 11.5-19.9 70 12.2 9.2-16.1 446 63.7 58.4-68.6
No 1,275 103 11.7 9.4-14.5 156 16.1 13.3-19.4 145 12.2 10.0-14.8 871 60.0 56.3-63.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 415 25 9.3 5.8-14.6 36 11.1 7.5-16.2 34 7.1 4.5-11.1 320 72.5 66.1-78.0
Non-Veteran 1,516 130 11.3 9.2-13.8 200 17.1 14.4-20.3 182 13.6 11.4-16.1 1,004 58.0 54.5-61.4
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 955 75 10.0 7.5-13.2 113 14.7 11.6-18.6 116 12.5 10.1-15.5 651 62.7 58.4-66.9
No 976 80 11.9 9.3-15.1 123 17.1 13.9-20.8 100 11.7 9.1-14.9 673 59.3 55.0-63.5

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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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