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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-Non-Hispanic Black

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 6,504 2,941 44.8 43.3-46.3 3,563 55.2 53.7-56.7
-Non-Hispanic Black 1,252 491 38.5 35.3-41.9 761 61.5 58.1-64.7
GENDER
Male 472 257 52.6 47.1-58.0 215 47.4 42.0-52.9
Female 780 234 26.8 23.2-30.6 546 73.2 69.4-76.8
AGE
18-34 244 69 32.0 25.6-39.1 175 68.0 60.9-74.4
35-44 206 67 30.9 24.3-38.4 139 69.1 61.6-75.7
45-54 247 95 42.8 35.9-50.1 152 57.2 49.9-64.1
55-64 273 139 52.9 45.5-60.2 134 47.1 39.8-54.5
65-74 174 79 45.9 37.0-55.1 95 54.1 44.9-63.0
75+ 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 156 89 58.6 48.8-67.8 67 41.4 32.2-51.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 451 202 41.8 36.4-47.3 249 58.2 52.7-63.6
Some Post-H.S. 346 129 35.4 29.7-41.5 217 64.6 58.5-70.3
College Graduate 298 71 19.7 15.1-25.3 227 80.3 74.7-84.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 177 84 47.3 37.8-57.0 93 52.7 43.0-62.2
$15,000- 24,999 298 137 42.2 35.6-49.1 161 57.8 50.9-64.4
$25,000- 34,999 121 49 36.5 27.4-46.8 72 63.5 53.2-72.6
$35,000- 49,999 137 52 43.2 33.5-53.5 85 56.8 46.5-66.5
$50,000- 74,999 126 44 36.0 26.7-46.5 82 64.0 53.5-73.3
$75,000+ 137 32 22.3 15.4-31.1 105 77.7 68.9-84.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 354 160 45.1 38.9-51.5 194 54.9 48.5-61.1
No 893 328 36.3 32.6-40.3 565 63.7 59.7-67.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 159 84 53.7 44.4-62.7 75 46.3 37.3-55.6
Non-Veteran 1,091 407 36.6 33.1-40.2 684 63.4 59.8-66.9
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 474 182 38.2 33.2-43.5 292 61.8 56.5-66.8
Regional City or Suburban 212 84 36.6 29.4-44.5 128 63.4 55.5-70.6
Rural 566 225 39.8 34.7-45.1 341 60.2 54.9-65.3

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2015 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2015 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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