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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use

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%)
TOTAL 6,988 3,148 43.5 42.1-44.9 3,840 56.5 55.1-57.9
GENDER
Male 2,965 1,588 50.3 48.1-52.5 1,377 49.7 47.5-51.9
Female 4,023 1,560 37.3 35.5-39.1 2,463 62.7 60.9-64.5
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,780 2,340 48.3 46.6-50.0 2,440 51.7 50.0-53.4
Non-Hispanic Black 1,308 496 36.4 33.4-39.6 812 63.6 60.4-66.6
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 111 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 234 88 30.6 23.5-38.8 146 69.4 61.2-76.5
Hispanic 476 131 24.5 20.5-29.1 345 75.5 70.9-79.5
AGE
18-34 1,214 399 33.8 30.8-36.9 815 66.2 63.1-69.2
35-44 924 356 41.1 37.6-44.7 568 58.9 55.3-62.4
45-54 1,058 465 44.5 41.1-47.9 593 55.5 52.1-58.9
55-64 1,460 759 52.6 49.7-55.5 701 47.4 44.5-50.3
65-74 1,323 711 55.6 52.5-58.7 612 44.4 41.3-47.5
75+ 926 429 48.0 44.2-51.7 497 52.0 48.3-55.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 866 462 53.1 49.0-57.1 404 46.9 42.9-51.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,917 954 49.3 46.6-52.0 963 50.7 48.0-53.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,852 871 43.0 40.3-45.6 981 57.0 54.4-59.7
College Graduate 2,322 846 31.6 29.6-33.8 1,476 68.4 66.2-70.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 749 408 53.2 48.9-57.5 341 46.8 42.5-51.1
$15,000- 24,999 1,145 569 50.5 46.9-54.0 576 49.5 46.0-53.1
$25,000- 34,999 690 338 47.6 43.2-52.1 352 52.4 47.9-56.8
$35,000- 49,999 819 370 45.3 41.1-49.6 449 54.7 50.4-58.9
$50,000-74,999 778 374 46.7 42.4-50.9 404 53.3 49.1-57.6
$75,000+ 1,431 517 31.6 28.9-34.5 914 68.4 65.5-71.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,926 1,093 58.9 56.1-61.6 833 41.1 38.4-43.9
No 5,018 2,036 38.9 37.2-40.5 2,982 61.1 59.5-62.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 965 581 59.2 55.3-62.9 384 40.8 37.1-44.7
Non-Veteran 6,017 2,564 41.2 39.7-42.7 3,453 58.8 57.3-60.3
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 3,998 1,872 45.4 43.5-47.3 2,126 54.6 52.7-56.5
No 2,990 1,276 41.1 39.0-43.3 1,714 58.9 56.7-61.0

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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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