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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-Whites

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
-Whites 5,002 2,416 47.5 45.8-49.2 2,586 52.5 50.8-54.2
GENDER
Male 2,158 1,206 53.7 51.1-56.2 952 46.3 43.8-48.9
Female 2,844 1,210 41.7 39.5-43.9 1,634 58.3 56.1-60.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 173 48 24.6 17.9-32.9 125 75.4 67.1-82.1
Non-Hispanic 4,817 2,359 48.3 46.5-50.0 2,458 51.7 50.0-53.5
AGE
18-34 734 269 38.7 34.8-42.8 465 61.3 57.2-65.2
35-44 574 257 46.8 42.3-51.5 317 53.2 48.5-57.7
45-54 718 337 46.8 42.8-51.0 381 53.2 49.0-57.2
55-64 1,077 584 54.6 51.3-57.9 493 45.4 42.1-48.7
65-74 1,075 593 57.4 54.0-60.7 482 42.6 39.3-46.0
75+ 777 358 48.2 44.2-52.2 419 51.8 47.8-55.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 492 287 59.4 53.9-64.6 205 40.6 35.4-46.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,314 702 54.6 51.3-57.8 612 45.4 42.2-48.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,339 692 48.0 44.8-51.2 647 52.0 48.8-55.2
College Graduate 1,844 728 34.5 32.1-36.9 1,116 65.5 63.1-67.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 408 248 61.5 55.5-67.2 160 38.5 32.8-44.5
$15,000- 24,999 705 385 56.9 52.3-61.4 320 43.1 38.6-47.7
$25,000- 34,999 467 252 54.7 49.1-60.1 215 45.3 39.9-50.9
$35,000- 49,999 606 299 50.8 45.8-55.7 307 49.2 44.3-54.2
$50,000- 74,999 617 314 49.9 45.1-54.7 303 50.1 45.3-54.9
$75,000+ 1,215 468 34.0 31.0-37.2 747 66.0 62.8-69.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,429 843 61.5 58.3-64.6 586 38.5 35.4-41.7
No 3,550 1,561 42.9 40.9-44.8 1,989 57.1 55.2-59.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 763 484 63.0 58.8-67.1 279 37.0 32.9-41.2
Non-Veteran 4,237 1,930 44.9 43.1-46.7 2,307 55.1 53.3-56.9
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 2,949 1,470 49.5 47.3-51.7 1,479 50.5 48.3-52.7
No 2,053 946 44.6 42.0-47.3 1,107 55.4 52.7-58.0

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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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