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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 4,023 1,560 37.3 35.5-39.1 2,463 62.7 60.9-64.5
RACE
White 2,844 1,210 41.7 39.5-43.9 1,634 58.3 56.1-60.5
African American 865 266 28.4 25.0-32.0 599 71.6 68.0-75.0
Other Minorities 263 71 24.8 19.0-31.6 192 75.2 68.4-81.0
AGE
18-34 648 178 28.4 24.6-32.4 470 71.6 67.6-75.4
35-44 510 176 37.3 32.7-42.2 334 62.7 57.8-67.3
45-54 601 239 40.1 35.8-44.7 362 59.9 55.3-64.2
55-64 807 359 44.6 40.7-48.5 448 55.4 51.5-59.3
65-74 797 368 46.4 42.5-50.4 429 53.6 49.6-57.5
75+ 608 224 35.8 31.6-40.2 384 64.2 59.8-68.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 454 181 39.0 33.8-44.5 273 61.0 55.5-66.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,111 489 43.7 40.2-47.3 622 56.3 52.7-59.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,114 476 39.6 36.3-43.1 638 60.4 56.9-63.7
College Graduate 1,326 409 26.7 24.1-29.4 917 73.3 70.6-75.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 478 219 45.4 40.0-50.8 259 54.6 49.2-60.0
$15,000- 24,999 691 293 43.4 38.9-47.9 398 56.6 52.1-61.1
$25,000- 34,999 411 178 42.4 36.7-48.3 233 57.6 51.7-63.3
$35,000- 49,999 456 183 38.2 32.7-44.0 273 61.8 56.0-67.3
$50,000- 74,999 403 166 39.1 33.4-45.0 237 60.9 55.0-66.6
$75,000+ 697 198 24.6 21.2-28.3 499 75.4 71.7-78.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,177 592 52.9 49.4-56.4 585 47.1 43.6-50.6
No 2,824 961 32.3 30.2-34.3 1,863 67.7 65.7-69.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 3,915 1,520 37.2 35.4-39.1 2,395 62.8 60.9-64.6
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 2,311 907 38.1 35.7-40.5 1,404 61.9 59.5-64.3
No 1,712 653 36.3 33.6-39.0 1,059 63.7 61.0-66.4

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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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