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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-MALES

Smoking Status*

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  Total
Respond.^
Smoke everyday Smoke some days Former smoker Never smoked
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,982 784 13.0 12.0-14.0 381 6.1 5.4- 6.9 1,977 24.4 23.3-25.6 3,840 56.5 55.1-57.9
-MALES 2,963 393 14.3 12.8-15.9 196 7.6 6.5- 8.9 997 28.4 26.6-30.3 1,377 49.7 47.5-51.9
RACE
White 2,156 275 14.4 12.6-16.3 119 6.9 5.6- 8.4 810 32.4 30.1-34.7 952 46.4 43.8-48.9
African American 491 82 16.7 13.3-20.9 47 10.2 7.4-14.0 115 19.1 15.6-23.2 247 53.9 48.7-59.0
Other Minorities 280 34 9.2 6.3-13.2 29 8.7 5.7-13.2 55 15.8 11.5-21.2 162 66.3 59.5-72.5
AGE
18-34 566 82 14.3 11.4-17.9 63 10.7 8.2-13.9 76 14.1 11.0-17.9 345 60.9 56.2-65.4
35-44 414 62 15.3 11.8-19.6 34 8.6 5.9-12.3 84 21.0 16.9-25.8 234 55.1 49.6-60.4
45-54 456 72 16.6 13.0-20.9 27 6.3 4.2- 9.5 126 26.2 22.0-30.9 231 50.8 45.7-55.9
55-64 652 111 17.3 14.1-20.9 50 7.9 5.8-10.7 238 36.3 32.3-40.6 253 38.5 34.4-42.7
65-74 526 54 11.3 8.5-14.9 18 3.4 2.1- 5.7 271 51.6 46.8-56.5 183 33.6 29.2-38.4
75+ 318 *** *** *** *** *** *** 191 62.4 56.2-68.3 113 33.2 27.6-39.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 411 90 22.4 18.0-27.6 38 10.6 7.5-14.9 152 32.2 27.1-37.7 131 34.8 29.4-40.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 806 137 18.1 15.1-21.5 59 7.4 5.5- 9.9 269 29.7 26.3-33.5 341 44.8 40.7-48.9
Some Post-H.S. 738 105 13.1 10.6-16.1 52 7.6 5.6-10.2 238 26.2 22.9-29.9 343 53.1 48.8-57.3
College Graduate 995 60 5.2 3.9- 6.9 46 5.6 4.0- 7.6 330 26.8 24.0-29.8 559 62.5 59.1-65.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 271 69 25.4 19.7-32.0 36 13.5 9.5-19.0 84 26.0 20.5-32.3 82 35.1 28.4-42.4
$15,000- 24,999 454 80 17.3 13.6-21.8 48 10.5 7.6-14.4 148 31.0 25.9-36.5 178 41.2 35.8-46.8
$25,000- 34,999 279 44 16.6 12.2-22.2 20 7.2 4.4-11.5 96 30.2 24.5-36.6 119 46.0 39.2-52.9
$35,000- 49,999 363 47 17.3 12.8-22.9 18 7.7 4.6-12.7 122 27.3 22.5-32.6 176 47.7 41.7-53.8
$50,000- 74,999 375 49 13.5 9.9-18.1 20 6.3 3.9-10.2 139 33.8 28.4-39.7 167 46.4 40.3-52.6
$75,000+ 734 46 6.4 4.5- 9.1 30 5.2 3.4- 7.9 243 26.1 22.6-29.8 415 62.3 58.0-66.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 749 129 19.7 16.4-23.4 64 9.2 7.0-12.1 308 37.2 33.3-41.4 248 33.8 29.7-38.2
No 2,192 257 12.6 11.0-14.4 129 7.1 5.8- 8.6 687 26.1 24.1-28.3 1,119 54.2 51.6-56.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 859 115 15.8 13.0-19.1 41 7.2 5.0-10.2 386 38.6 34.9-42.4 317 38.4 34.5-42.5
Non-Veteran 2,100 278 13.8 12.1-15.7 154 7.7 6.5- 9.3 610 25.2 23.1-27.4 1,058 53.2 50.7-55.8
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,685 254 15.5 13.6-17.7 110 7.5 6.0- 9.2 599 30.4 27.8-33.0 722 46.7 43.8-49.6
No 1,278 139 12.7 10.5-15.2 86 7.9 6.2- 9.9 398 25.9 23.3-28.8 655 53.5 50.2-56.8

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*Data in this table were derived from the tobacco use questions 1 and 2.
Overall smoking prevalence estimates can be obtained by adding 'Smoke everyday' and 'Smoke somedays' rates.

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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