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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-Non-Hispanic White

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
-Non-Hispanic White 2,166 531 29.6 27.1-32.2 190 9.7 8.2-11.3 1,445 60.7 58.1-63.3
GENDER
Male 1,012 257 29.8 26.3-33.5 83 9.5 7.5-12.0 672 60.7 56.9-64.4
Female 1,154 274 29.4 26.0-33.1 107 9.8 8.0-12.1 773 60.8 57.1-64.3
AGE
18-34 284 112 44.4 37.8-51.2 43 14.7 10.7-19.7 129 40.9 34.7-47.5
35-44 247 75 33.4 26.6-41.0 33 12.8 8.9-18.1 139 53.8 46.4-61.0
45-54 342 128 39.8 33.7-46.1 41 11.0 7.8-15.2 173 49.2 43.0-55.5
55-64 465 122 26.0 21.7-30.9 36 8.3 5.8-11.8 307 65.7 60.4-70.6
65-74 513 73 15.1 11.4-19.8 27 5.2 3.4- 8.0 413 79.6 74.7-83.8
75+ 303 21 7.6 4.7-12.1 *** *** *** 272 90.1 85.5-93.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 212 81 43.3 35.2-51.8 16 5.7 3.3- 9.8 115 51.0 42.7-59.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 617 205 39.7 35.1-44.5 50 8.4 6.1-11.5 362 51.9 47.1-56.6
Some Post-H.S. 688 174 25.9 22.2-30.1 83 14.1 11.2-17.5 431 60.0 55.5-64.3
College Graduate 639 70 12.1 9.3-15.6 40 6.9 5.0- 9.6 529 81.0 77.0-84.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 196 76 43.0 34.6-51.8 23 13.4 8.6-20.3 97 43.6 35.3-52.3
$15,000- 24,999 327 112 39.2 32.5-46.4 36 11.0 7.5-15.7 179 49.8 43.0-56.7
$25,000- 34,999 212 56 36.5 28.3-45.5 18 10.3 6.2-16.7 138 53.2 44.7-61.5
$35,000- 49,999 260 64 29.5 22.5-37.6 24 8.3 5.4-12.7 172 62.2 54.3-69.5
$50,000- 74,999 294 68 28.5 22.1-35.9 19 6.0 3.6- 9.8 207 65.5 58.1-72.1
$75,000+ 480 63 15.5 11.7-20.2 31 8.6 5.8-12.4 386 75.9 70.7-80.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 728 195 31.1 26.9-35.6 63 9.0 6.8-11.7 470 60.0 55.3-64.4
No 1,427 336 29.1 26.1-32.3 124 9.8 8.1-11.9 967 61.1 57.8-64.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 390 75 21.4 16.7-27.0 20 5.4 3.2- 8.8 295 73.2 67.4-78.3
Non-Veteran 1,772 454 31.2 28.4-34.1 169 10.5 8.8-12.3 1,149 58.4 55.4-61.3
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 472 86 20.8 16.6-25.8 40 9.6 6.9-13.3 346 69.5 64.3-74.3
Regional City or Suburban 507 135 31.0 26.3-36.1 40 8.0 5.7-11.0 332 61.0 55.9-66.0
Rural 1,187 310 33.2 29.6-37.1 110 10.6 8.5-13.1 767 56.2 52.4-59.9

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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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