NC Department of Health and Human Services
N.C. State Center for Health Statistics Home
N.C. Public Health Home

2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-Females

Have you smoked at least 100 cigarettes in your entire life?

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  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
-FEMALES 3,723 1,490 39.1 37.2-41.1 2,233 60.9 58.9-62.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,504 1,157 46.7 44.3-49.2 1,347 53.3 50.8-55.7
Non-Hispanic Black 780 234 26.8 23.2-30.6 546 73.2 69.4-76.8
Other 399 89 20.5 15.9-26.0 310 79.5 74.0-84.1
AGE
18-34 635 188 31.8 27.6-36.2 447 68.2 63.8-72.4
35-44 503 176 36.4 31.5-41.5 327 63.6 58.5-68.5
45-54 633 276 44.1 39.6-48.7 357 55.9 51.3-60.4
55-64 724 319 45.9 41.5-50.3 405 54.1 49.7-58.5
65-74 685 325 47.1 42.6-51.7 360 52.9 48.3-57.4
75+ 489 191 35.5 30.8-40.5 298 64.5 59.5-69.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 378 166 45.3 39.0-51.7 212 54.7 48.3-61.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 990 433 41.8 38.1-45.5 557 58.2 54.5-61.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,098 489 41.5 38.1-45.0 609 58.5 55.0-61.9
College Graduate 1,247 399 29.8 27.0-32.9 848 70.2 67.1-73.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 391 187 46.0 39.8-52.3 204 54.0 47.7-60.2
$15,000- 24,999 636 265 39.8 35.2-44.7 371 60.2 55.3-64.8
$25,000- 34,999 321 139 43.6 37.1-50.4 182 56.4 49.6-62.9
$35,000- 49,999 396 158 41.6 35.7-47.7 238 58.4 52.3-64.3
$50,000- 74,999 401 156 38.1 32.3-44.3 245 61.9 55.7-67.7
$75,000+ 716 257 35.8 31.7-40.0 459 64.2 60.0-68.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,064 536 50.0 46.3-53.7 528 50.0 46.3-53.7
No 2,645 947 35.2 33.0-37.5 1,698 64.8 62.5-67.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 126 54 43.2 33.6-53.3 72 56.8 46.7-66.4
Non-Veteran 3,591 1,436 39.0 37.1-41.0 2,155 61.0 59.0-62.9
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,093 387 34.2 31.0-37.6 706 65.8 62.4-69.0
Regional City or Suburban 790 309 40.1 36.1-44.2 481 59.9 55.8-63.9
Rural 1,840 794 42.4 39.4-45.4 1,046 57.6 54.6-60.6

Back to Tobacco Use.

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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 20SEP16.

SCHS Home | FAQs | Contacts