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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-Non-Hispanic Black

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 2,846 759 29.4 27.3-31.6 319 12.0 10.6-13.7 1,768 58.6 56.2-60.8
-Non-Hispanic Black 469 154 35.8 30.6-41.5 84 18.6 14.3-23.9 231 45.5 40.0-51.1
GENDER
Male 243 85 36.6 29.3-44.5 41 17.5 11.9-25.0 117 45.9 38.2-53.7
Female 226 69 34.9 27.6-43.0 43 20.0 14.0-27.9 114 45.1 37.3-53.1
AGE
18-34 69 *** *** *** *** *** *** 17 21.6 13.0-33.7
35-44 60 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 82 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 132 42 31.6 22.6-42.2 30 22.4 14.4-33.0 *** *** ***
65-74 90 14 17.6 9.7-29.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 34 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 87 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 183 63 33.6 26.0-42.1 38 24.6 17.0-34.1 82 41.9 33.5-50.7
Some Post-H.S. 123 36 31.8 22.9-42.2 23 19.2 11.9-29.5 *** *** ***
College Graduate 76 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 97 *** *** *** 19 18.0 11.0-28.0 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 109 *** *** *** 23 21.2 12.9-32.7 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 56 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 49 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 47 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 34 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 161 *** *** *** 42 24.2 16.7-33.6 67 39.7 30.3-50.0
No 287 94 35.4 29.1-42.3 39 16.1 10.9-23.2 154 48.4 41.5-55.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 188 62 37.7 29.0-47.2 41 19.4 13.4-27.2 85 42.9 34.1-52.2
No 279 91 34.7 28.3-41.8 43 18.3 12.7-25.6 145 47.0 40.0-54.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 75 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 394 134 37.8 31.9-44.0 74 20.6 15.7-26.6 186 41.6 35.8-47.7
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 169 62 39.8 31.8-48.4 30 16.5 11.1-23.8 77 43.7 35.7-52.1
Regional City or Suburban County 84 *** *** *** 14 17.0 9.5-28.7 *** *** ***
Rural 216 62 32.4 24.2-41.9 40 21.6 14.1-31.6 114 46.0 36.9-55.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 200 83 41.4 33.4-49.8 32 19.1 12.9-27.6 85 39.5 31.8-47.7
Unemployed 34 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 118 19 19.2 11.9-29.4 *** *** *** 87 74.2 63.9-82.3
Unable to Work 106 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 11 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 37 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 70 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 110 *** *** *** *** *** *** 45 32.4 23.0-43.4
151% to 200% 39 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 136 29 19.7 13.0-28.6 18 18.1 10.3-29.8 *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 122 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 144 53 37.1 28.3-46.9 23 19.3 11.9-29.9 68 43.6 34.2-53.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 203 69 36.7 29.2-44.9 36 16.8 11.6-23.7 98 46.6 38.8-54.5

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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 2016
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Disability Status will be replaced by Functional Disability in 2017. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on the North Carolina Rural Centerís classification. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3Based on 2016 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for 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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