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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-Males

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
-MALES 2,781 1,451 51.0 48.8-53.3 1,330 49.0 46.7-51.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,883 1,013 53.2 50.5-55.9 870 46.8 44.1-49.5
Non-Hispanic Black 472 257 52.6 47.1-58.0 215 47.4 42.0-52.9
Other 381 166 40.1 34.5-46.1 215 59.9 53.9-65.5
AGE
18-34 581 226 40.3 35.8-45.0 355 59.7 55.0-64.2
35-44 404 197 50.5 44.9-56.1 207 49.5 43.9-55.1
45-54 502 226 46.6 41.6-51.7 276 53.4 48.3-58.4
55-64 587 341 59.6 54.9-64.1 246 40.4 35.9-45.1
65-74 437 286 66.2 60.6-71.4 151 33.8 28.6-39.4
75+ 243 165 69.2 61.7-75.7 78 30.8 24.3-38.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 316 209 66.1 59.5-72.1 107 33.9 27.9-40.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 804 478 56.3 52.1-60.3 326 43.7 39.7-47.9
Some Post-H.S. 704 396 51.5 47.1-55.8 308 48.5 44.2-52.9
College Graduate 937 355 33.9 30.6-37.4 582 66.1 62.6-69.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 210 142 64.9 56.5-72.4 68 35.1 27.6-43.5
$15,000- 24,999 447 276 59.9 54.3-65.3 171 40.1 34.7-45.7
$25,000- 34,999 249 154 60.5 52.5-67.9 95 39.5 32.1-47.5
$35,000- 49,999 335 180 55.1 48.6-61.5 155 44.9 38.5-51.4
$50,000- 74,999 404 198 46.0 40.1-51.9 206 54.0 48.1-59.9
$75,000+ 695 285 39.9 35.8-44.3 410 60.1 55.7-64.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 686 436 62.2 57.7-66.6 250 37.8 33.4-42.3
No 2,083 1,008 47.9 45.3-50.5 1,075 52.1 49.5-54.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 751 448 57.3 53.0-61.5 303 42.7 38.5-47.0
Non-Veteran 2,018 996 49.1 46.5-51.8 1,022 50.9 48.2-53.5
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 824 360 44.1 40.2-48.1 464 55.9 51.9-59.8
Regional City or Suburban 627 337 50.9 46.2-55.5 290 49.1 44.5-53.8
Rural 1,330 754 56.6 53.2-59.9 576 43.4 40.1-46.8

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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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