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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-Males

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
-MALES 1,449 382 30.1 27.2-33.2 167 12.9 10.9-15.2 900 57.0 53.8-60.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,012 257 29.8 26.3-33.5 83 9.5 7.5-12.0 672 60.7 56.9-64.4
Non-Hispanic Black 256 84 36.2 29.4-43.6 54 21.8 16.4-28.4 118 42.0 35.1-49.2
Other 166 39 21.7 15.5-29.6 28 18.5 12.1-27.2 99 59.8 50.7-68.2
AGE
18-34 226 84 40.3 33.2-47.9 44 21.5 16.0-28.3 98 38.1 31.3-45.5
35-44 197 73 39.0 31.4-47.2 39 19.4 14.0-26.1 85 41.7 34.0-49.7
45-54 226 75 35.1 28.2-42.8 32 11.6 7.8-16.9 119 53.3 45.7-60.7
55-64 340 100 28.8 23.5-34.7 33 9.3 6.4-13.3 207 61.9 55.8-67.7
65-74 286 39 14.6 9.8-21.2 17 5.3 3.1- 8.7 230 80.2 73.5-85.5
75+ 164 *** *** *** *** *** *** 152 93.3 87.2-96.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 208 70 36.3 28.8-44.6 21 9.6 5.9-15.3 117 54.1 46.0-62.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 477 170 40.6 35.4-46.0 64 13.5 10.2-17.6 243 46.0 40.8-51.2
Some Post-H.S. 396 100 24.7 20.0-30.0 57 17.4 13.3-22.5 239 57.9 52.1-63.5
College Graduate 355 42 13.2 9.4-18.3 25 8.1 5.4-12.0 288 78.7 73.1-83.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 141 59 43.3 33.4-53.7 20 14.3 8.9-22.2 62 42.4 32.6-52.9
$15,000- 24,999 275 92 34.7 28.4-41.7 40 14.5 10.3-20.0 143 50.8 43.7-57.7
$25,000- 34,999 154 38 34.2 25.0-44.7 16 11.5 6.5-19.7 100 54.3 44.3-63.9
$35,000- 49,999 180 43 27.8 20.1-37.1 20 10.9 6.5-17.6 117 61.3 52.1-69.7
$50,000- 74,999 198 48 28.4 21.4-36.7 15 7.8 4.3-13.6 135 63.9 55.4-71.5
$75,000+ 285 39 16.7 11.8-23.2 25 12.7 8.5-18.7 221 70.5 63.4-76.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 435 119 29.9 24.6-35.7 47 11.2 8.1-15.4 269 58.9 52.9-64.6
No 1,007 261 30.2 26.8-33.9 119 13.5 11.1-16.3 627 56.3 52.6-60.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 447 85 21.3 16.9-26.4 33 8.6 5.8-12.6 329 70.1 64.6-75.1
Non-Veteran 995 295 33.2 29.7-37.0 133 14.4 11.9-17.2 567 52.4 48.6-56.1
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 360 79 26.0 20.8-31.9 52 14.7 11.0-19.4 229 59.4 53.3-65.2
Regional City or Suburban 336 96 32.0 26.3-38.3 32 9.7 6.6-14.2 208 58.2 51.8-64.3
Rural 753 207 31.7 27.5-36.2 83 13.4 10.5-17.0 463 54.9 50.3-59.4

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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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