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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-Females

Do you now smoke cigarettes everyday, some days, or not at all?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Everyday Some days Not at all
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,936 760 30.3 28.1-32.5 328 12.2 10.8-13.7 1,848 57.6 55.3-59.8
-FEMALES 1,487 378 30.4 27.4-33.7 161 11.3 9.5-13.4 948 58.3 55.1-61.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,154 274 29.4 26.0-33.1 107 9.8 8.0-12.1 773 60.8 57.1-64.3
Non-Hispanic Black 234 75 38.0 30.2-46.4 35 15.2 10.5-21.6 124 46.8 39.1-54.7
Other 89 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 187 78 46.1 38.0-54.4 32 13.8 9.3-19.9 77 40.1 32.5-48.3
35-44 176 54 30.8 23.0-39.9 25 12.5 8.0-18.8 97 56.7 47.8-65.2
45-54 275 103 38.2 31.6-45.3 40 13.1 9.4-18.2 132 48.6 41.8-55.5
55-64 319 76 25.2 19.4-31.9 33 11.8 8.1-16.8 210 63.1 56.1-69.5
65-74 325 51 15.9 11.7-21.2 19 6.8 4.0-11.2 255 77.4 71.4-82.4
75+ 191 15 9.6 5.7-15.8 11 5.4 2.8-10.2 165 85.0 78.2-90.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 166 58 41.0 31.3-51.5 28 15.6 10.1-23.4 80 43.3 34.1-53.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 432 140 37.6 32.2-43.3 38 8.5 6.0-11.9 254 53.9 48.2-59.4
Some Post-H.S. 489 135 30.5 25.6-35.8 64 13.2 10.1-17.1 290 56.3 50.9-61.5
College Graduate 397 44 11.2 8.0-15.3 30 7.6 5.1-11.3 323 81.2 76.3-85.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 187 77 47.1 37.7-56.7 26 15.7 9.9-23.9 84 37.2 28.8-46.5
$15,000- 24,999 265 88 39.4 31.7-47.7 36 13.8 9.7-19.4 141 46.8 39.2-54.5
$25,000- 34,999 139 34 31.1 22.2-41.6 16 12.5 7.3-20.5 89 56.5 46.3-66.1
$35,000- 49,999 158 42 30.7 22.0-41.0 18 11.2 6.8-18.1 98 58.1 48.1-67.5
$50,000- 74,999 155 *** *** *** 12 6.6 3.5-12.1 105 62.1 51.4-71.8
$75,000+ 257 29 12.1 7.9-18.0 13 4.8 2.6- 8.4 215 83.1 77.0-87.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 535 143 30.8 26.0-36.1 63 12.2 9.3-15.9 329 57.0 51.7-62.2
No 945 235 30.4 26.6-34.6 95 10.6 8.4-13.2 615 59.0 54.9-63.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 54 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,433 367 30.8 27.7-34.1 157 11.5 9.6-13.6 909 57.7 54.4-61.0
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 386 78 24.9 19.8-30.8 38 10.4 7.4-14.3 270 64.8 58.8-70.3
Regional City or Suburban 309 77 28.3 22.6-34.8 33 9.8 6.9-13.9 199 61.9 55.3-68.0
Rural 792 223 35.0 30.4-39.9 90 12.5 9.7-16.0 479 52.5 47.8-57.1

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported ever smoking at least 100 or more cigarettes.

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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