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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-Non-Hispanic Black

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 6,348 2,851 43.2 41.7-44.8 3,497 56.8 55.2-58.3
-Non-Hispanic Black 1,224 470 36.9 33.6-40.3 754 63.1 59.7-66.4
GENDER
Male 495 243 46.0 40.7-51.4 252 54.0 48.6-59.3
Female 729 227 29.6 25.7-33.8 502 70.4 66.2-74.3
AGE
18-34 262 69 26.6 20.9-33.2 193 73.4 66.8-79.1
35-44 177 60 36.4 28.0-45.6 117 63.6 54.4-72.0
45-54 213 82 39.5 32.2-47.4 131 60.5 52.6-67.8
55-64 267 132 49.9 42.5-57.4 135 50.1 42.6-57.5
65-74 187 90 45.4 37.2-53.8 97 54.6 46.2-62.8
75+ 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 155 87 52.6 42.6-62.4 68 47.4 37.6-57.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 428 184 44.5 38.8-50.3 244 55.5 49.7-61.2
Some Post-H.S. 336 123 31.8 26.4-37.7 213 68.2 62.3-73.6
College Graduate 304 76 19.3 15.0-24.6 228 80.7 75.4-85.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 172 97 55.2 45.6-64.3 75 44.8 35.7-54.4
$15,000- 24,999 257 109 43.9 36.5-51.5 148 56.1 48.5-63.5
$25,000- 34,999 141 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 149 49 31.9 23.5-41.6 100 68.1 58.4-76.5
$50,000- 74,999 125 47 35.0 25.6-45.7 78 65.0 54.3-74.4
$75,000+ 138 34 22.6 15.9-31.2 104 77.4 68.8-84.1
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 329 161 49.3 42.3-56.4 168 50.7 43.6-57.7
No 825 288 33.7 29.9-37.7 537 66.3 62.3-70.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 392 188 47.1 40.8-53.4 204 52.9 46.6-59.2
No 828 280 32.8 29.1-36.8 548 67.2 63.2-70.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 150 75 48.0 38.5-57.6 75 52.0 42.4-61.5
Non-Veteran 1,074 395 35.4 32.0-39.0 679 64.6 61.0-68.0
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 435 169 35.4 30.6-40.5 266 64.6 59.5-69.4
Regional City or Suburban County 234 85 34.2 27.4-41.7 149 65.8 58.3-72.6
Rural 555 216 40.1 34.6-45.8 339 59.9 54.2-65.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 603 200 35.9 31.4-40.7 403 64.1 59.3-68.6
Unemployed 73 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 283 119 38.4 31.7-45.5 164 61.6 54.5-68.3
Unable to Work 187 106 56.8 47.4-65.6 81 43.2 34.4-52.6
Other not in Labor Force 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 158 70 44.2 35.5-53.4 88 55.8 46.6-64.5
101% to 150% 242 110 48.6 40.8-56.4 132 51.4 43.6-59.2
151% to 200% 88 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 421 136 29.8 24.8-35.3 285 70.2 64.7-75.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 322 122 40.5 33.1-48.4 200 59.5 51.6-66.9
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 370 145 37.0 31.3-43.1 225 63.0 56.9-68.7
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 532 203 35.6 31.1-40.4 329 64.4 59.6-68.9

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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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