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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-Males

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 1,825 169 12.0 10.1-14.2 293 19.3 17.1-21.7 209 13.2 11.3-15.3 1,154 55.6 52.7-58.4
-MALES 887 77 11.3 8.8-14.4 136 17.5 14.6-20.8 101 13.1 10.6-16.2 573 58.1 54.0-62.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 665 55 10.9 8.1-14.4 99 16.9 13.6-20.9 69 13.1 10.1-16.9 442 59.1 54.3-63.6
Non-Hispanic Black 116 *** *** *** 16 18.4 11.2-28.8 16 10.3 6.1-16.8 *** *** ***
Other 97 11 13.9 7.0-25.6 19 19.8 12.3-30.3 15 16.6 9.3-27.7 *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 97 *** *** *** *** *** *** 14 12.3 6.7-21.4 *** *** ***
35-44 83 15 17.4 10.1-28.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 118 11 8.7 4.4-16.4 22 20.8 13.1-31.4 16 12.5 7.2-20.9 *** *** ***
55-64 204 12 7.0 3.4-14.0 30 10.7 7.0-16.0 27 15.0 10.0-22.0 135 67.2 59.0-74.5
65-74 227 *** *** *** 14 9.6 5.6-15.9 19 9.8 5.6-16.7 189 77.8 69.9-84.1
75+ 151 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 142 93.3 86.2-96.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 116 *** *** *** 20 16.4 10.1-25.5 18 18.3 11.3-28.4 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 240 25 14.1 9.2-21.1 33 14.7 10.1-20.9 28 12.1 8.0-17.9 154 59.0 51.5-66.2
Some Post-H.S. 236 15 8.7 4.9-14.7 43 20.8 15.2-27.9 26 11.8 7.8-17.6 152 58.7 51.0-65.9
College Graduate 284 26 12.3 8.2-17.9 36 16.7 12.0-22.7 29 12.1 8.2-17.6 193 59.0 52.1-65.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 60 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 139 13 12.2 6.8-20.9 22 17.9 11.5-26.9 15 10.1 5.5-18.0 89 59.8 49.6-69.2
$25,000- 34,999 100 *** *** *** *** *** *** 12 15.3 7.9-27.5 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 116 *** *** *** 18 19.4 11.5-30.8 16 13.9 8.0-23.0 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 135 13 12.3 6.6-21.6 20 17.4 10.6-27.0 17 20.6 12.6-31.7 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 219 19 11.3 6.8-18.2 28 15.5 10.5-22.4 22 11.3 7.2-17.3 150 61.9 53.9-69.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 264 19 10.0 6.0-16.1 28 10.1 6.6-15.0 32 13.6 9.0-19.9 185 66.4 58.8-73.2
No 619 58 11.9 8.9-15.6 108 20.5 16.8-24.7 69 13.0 10.1-16.7 384 54.7 49.9-59.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 326 16 7.4 4.3-12.4 31 11.4 7.7-16.5 30 9.9 6.5-14.8 249 71.3 64.7-77.0
Non-Veteran 558 61 13.2 10.0-17.2 103 20.2 16.5-24.6 71 14.7 11.4-18.7 323 51.9 46.9-56.9
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 227 27 13.6 9.1-20.0 41 21.1 15.4-28.0 30 14.4 9.8-20.7 129 50.9 43.4-58.3
Regional City or Suburban 205 15 10.4 6.0-17.4 36 21.7 15.5-29.4 16 8.1 4.8-13.2 138 59.9 51.6-67.6
Rural 455 35 10.2 7.0-14.8 59 12.8 9.5-17.1 55 15.1 11.1-20.1 306 61.9 56.0-67.4

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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 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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