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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-Non-Hispanic White

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
-Non-Hispanic White 4,387 2,170 49.8 48.0-51.6 2,217 50.2 48.4-52.0
GENDER
Male 1,883 1,013 53.2 50.5-55.9 870 46.8 44.1-49.5
Female 2,504 1,157 46.7 44.3-49.2 1,347 53.3 50.8-55.7
AGE
18-34 671 285 43.8 39.5-48.2 386 56.2 51.8-60.5
35-44 502 247 52.3 47.3-57.3 255 47.7 42.7-52.7
45-54 742 343 45.7 41.6-49.9 399 54.3 50.1-58.4
55-64 924 465 52.7 48.9-56.5 459 47.3 43.5-51.1
65-74 903 513 58.7 54.7-62.5 390 41.3 37.5-45.3
75+ 606 304 51.2 46.5-55.9 302 48.8 44.1-53.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 309 213 70.0 63.1-76.1 96 30.0 23.9-36.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,102 618 55.6 52.0-59.1 484 44.4 40.9-48.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,280 688 50.6 47.4-53.9 592 49.4 46.1-52.6
College Graduate 1,679 641 35.9 33.3-38.6 1,038 64.1 61.4-66.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 303 197 65.5 58.9-71.5 106 34.5 28.5-41.1
$15,000- 24,999 566 327 59.7 54.6-64.6 239 40.3 35.4-45.4
$25,000- 34,999 358 212 63.0 56.7-68.9 146 37.0 31.1-43.3
$35,000- 49,999 519 260 52.6 47.3-57.8 259 47.4 42.2-52.7
$50,000- 74,999 617 295 46.0 41.1-50.9 322 54.0 49.1-58.9
$75,000+ 1,162 480 41.3 38.1-44.7 682 58.7 55.3-61.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,238 729 59.1 55.6-62.4 509 40.9 37.6-44.4
No 3,131 1,430 46.5 44.4-48.7 1,701 53.5 51.3-55.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 652 391 57.6 53.0-62.1 261 42.4 37.9-47.0
Non-Veteran 3,730 1,775 48.5 46.5-50.5 1,955 51.5 49.5-53.5
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,098 473 42.9 39.5-46.4 625 57.1 53.6-60.5
Regional City or Suburban 1,039 508 49.8 46.3-53.4 531 50.2 46.6-53.7
Rural 2,250 1,189 54.1 51.5-56.8 1,061 45.9 43.2-48.5

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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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