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2014 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 1,950 179 13.2 11.1-15.6 248 16.2 14.2-18.5 243 14.2 12.4-16.2 1,280 56.4 53.6-59.2
-Whites 1,589 141 13.2 10.9-16.0 187 15.0 12.9-17.5 204 14.9 12.8-17.2 1,057 56.9 53.8-59.9
GENDER
Male 801 76 15.6 12.0-20.0 89 13.9 11.0-17.3 95 13.9 11.1-17.1 541 56.7 52.3-61.0
Female 788 65 10.3 7.9-13.4 98 16.5 13.3-20.3 109 16.1 13.1-19.5 516 57.1 52.8-61.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 27 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,557 131 12.6 10.3-15.3 182 15.0 12.8-17.5 198 14.7 12.7-17.1 1,046 57.7 54.5-60.7
AGE
18-34 107 *** *** *** 38 35.8 26.3-46.6 19 15.9 9.8-24.7 *** *** ***
35-44 132 26 17.3 11.5-25.0 27 21.3 14.4-30.2 38 29.2 21.4-38.4 41 32.3 24.1-41.8
45-54 189 18 10.8 6.2-18.0 28 14.8 10.0-21.2 36 19.9 14.3-27.0 107 54.6 46.5-62.3
55-64 359 29 10.1 6.5-15.3 42 11.9 8.7-16.2 46 13.0 9.6-17.3 242 65.0 59.1-70.5
65-74 466 19 4.2 2.5- 7.0 33 7.3 5.0-10.6 48 10.0 7.3-13.5 366 78.5 73.9-82.5
75+ 321 *** *** *** 16 4.2 2.5- 7.1 16 5.8 3.3-10.0 281 86.9 81.7-90.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 163 18 17.0 9.4-28.9 20 13.9 8.5-21.7 17 12.3 7.5-19.5 108 56.8 46.9-66.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 415 44 16.7 12.2-22.4 63 17.5 13.3-22.8 57 13.6 10.2-17.9 251 52.2 46.4-57.9
Some Post-H.S. 439 34 11.0 7.4-16.0 55 16.8 12.8-21.9 62 16.3 12.4-21.1 288 55.9 50.2-61.5
College Graduate 568 45 10.4 7.6-14.1 49 10.7 7.9-14.3 68 15.9 12.4-20.0 406 63.0 58.2-67.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 116 *** *** *** 19 15.4 9.3-24.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 200 26 21.2 13.0-32.8 31 18.5 12.2-26.9 29 16.2 10.7-23.7 114 44.1 35.6-52.9
$25,000- 34,999 148 15 13.4 7.6-22.4 20 20.0 12.6-30.2 20 12.6 7.8-19.6 93 54.1 44.5-63.4
$35,000- 49,999 205 20 13.8 8.5-21.5 22 14.1 9.0-21.4 27 14.8 9.8-21.6 136 57.4 49.1-65.3
$50,000- 74,999 227 19 12.3 7.6-19.3 27 16.9 11.0-24.9 28 16.0 10.6-23.5 153 54.8 46.6-62.7
$75,000+ 370 27 9.3 5.6-15.0 39 13.1 9.4-18.1 51 17.1 12.9-22.3 253 60.5 54.1-66.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 519 44 11.5 8.2-16.0 59 13.5 10.3-17.6 63 15.0 11.4-19.4 353 60.0 54.7-65.1
No 1,067 96 13.9 11.0-17.5 128 15.7 13.0-18.9 141 14.8 12.4-17.6 702 55.5 51.7-59.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 354 25 10.0 6.6-15.0 30 11.7 7.6-17.6 30 9.3 6.3-13.7 269 68.9 62.4-74.7
Non-Veteran 1,235 116 14.0 11.3-17.3 157 15.9 13.4-18.7 174 16.3 13.9-19.0 788 53.8 50.3-57.3
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 932 88 14.7 11.5-18.7 115 15.7 12.8-19.1 115 13.5 11.0-16.4 614 56.1 52.0-60.1
No 657 53 11.0 8.1-14.9 72 14.1 11.0-18.0 89 16.8 13.5-20.8 443 58.0 53.3-62.6

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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 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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