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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-Non-Hispanic White

Current Smoker*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,499 5,411 81.0 79.7-82.2 1,088 19.0 17.8-20.3
-Non-Hispanic White 4,383 3,662 80.5 78.9-82.0 721 19.5 18.0-21.1
GENDER
Male 1,882 1,542 79.1 76.7-81.4 340 20.9 18.6-23.3
Female 2,501 2,120 81.7 79.6-83.6 381 18.3 16.4-20.4
AGE
18-34 670 515 74.1 70.0-77.9 155 25.9 22.1-30.0
35-44 502 394 75.8 70.9-80.1 108 24.2 19.9-29.1
45-54 741 572 76.8 73.0-80.2 169 23.2 19.8-27.0
55-64 924 766 81.9 78.8-84.7 158 18.1 15.3-21.2
65-74 903 803 88.0 84.9-90.6 100 12.0 9.4-15.1
75+ 605 574 94.9 92.5-96.6 31 5.1 3.4- 7.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 308 211 65.7 58.6-72.2 97 34.3 27.8-41.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,101 846 73.3 69.9-76.4 255 26.7 23.6-30.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,280 1,023 79.8 77.0-82.2 257 20.2 17.8-23.0
College Graduate 1,677 1,567 93.2 91.6-94.5 110 6.8 5.5- 8.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 302 203 63.2 56.2-69.6 99 36.8 30.4-43.8
$15,000- 24,999 566 418 70.0 64.8-74.8 148 30.0 25.2-35.2
$25,000- 34,999 358 284 70.5 63.7-76.5 74 29.5 23.5-36.3
$35,000- 49,999 519 431 80.1 75.0-84.4 88 19.9 15.6-25.0
$50,000- 74,999 616 529 84.1 80.0-87.6 87 15.9 12.4-20.0
$75,000+ 1,162 1,068 90.1 87.6-92.1 94 9.9 7.9-12.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,237 979 76.4 73.2-79.3 258 23.6 20.7-26.8
No 3,128 2,668 81.9 80.0-83.6 460 18.1 16.4-20.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 651 556 84.6 80.8-87.7 95 15.4 12.3-19.2
Non-Veteran 3,727 3,104 79.8 78.1-81.5 623 20.2 18.5-21.9
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,097 971 86.9 84.3-89.2 126 13.1 10.8-15.7
Regional City or Suburban 1,038 863 80.6 77.5-83.4 175 19.4 16.6-22.5
Rural 2,248 1,828 76.3 73.7-78.7 420 23.7 21.3-26.3

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*Data in this table were derived from the tobacco use questions 1 and 2.

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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