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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-African Americans

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 6,988 3,148 43.5 42.1-44.9 3,840 56.5 55.1-57.9
-African Americans 1,356 510 36.2 33.3-39.4 846 63.8 60.6-66.7
GENDER
Male 491 244 46.1 41.0-51.3 247 53.9 48.7-59.0
Female 865 266 28.4 25.0-32.0 599 71.6 68.0-75.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,323 505 36.7 33.7-39.9 818 63.3 60.1-66.3
AGE
18-34 273 70 24.9 19.5-31.1 203 75.1 68.9-80.5
35-44 197 58 32.3 25.4-40.0 139 67.7 60.0-74.6
45-54 248 86 37.7 31.1-44.9 162 62.3 55.1-68.9
55-64 296 137 50.0 43.6-56.5 159 50.0 43.5-56.4
65-74 205 98 48.7 40.7-56.8 107 51.3 43.2-59.3
75+ 123 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 192 112 57.3 48.7-65.5 80 42.7 34.5-51.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 447 193 42.5 37.2-48.0 254 57.5 52.0-62.8
Some Post-H.S. 380 127 27.9 23.2-33.2 253 72.1 66.8-76.8
College Graduate 335 77 20.2 15.9-25.3 258 79.8 74.7-84.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 252 125 47.6 40.2-55.0 127 52.4 45.0-59.8
$15,000- 24,999 295 128 44.4 37.8-51.2 167 55.6 48.8-62.2
$25,000- 34,999 144 55 34.3 26.1-43.6 89 65.7 56.4-73.9
$35,000- 49,999 163 61 34.9 26.9-43.9 102 65.1 56.1-73.1
$50,000- 74,999 114 34 28.0 19.2-38.9 80 72.0 61.1-80.8
$75,000+ 142 28 17.5 11.3-26.1 114 82.5 73.9-88.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 380 190 52.3 46.2-58.3 190 47.7 41.7-53.8
No 962 315 31.4 28.1-35.0 647 68.6 65.0-71.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 158 76 48.0 39.4-56.8 82 52.0 43.2-60.6
Non-Veteran 1,198 434 34.7 31.5-38.0 764 65.3 62.0-68.5
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 712 265 35.3 31.2-39.6 447 64.7 60.4-68.8
No 644 245 37.2 32.9-41.7 399 62.8 58.3-67.1

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 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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