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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Other Tobacco Products-Females

During the past 30 days, did you smoke cigars, cigarillos, or little cigars?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,205 212 4.9 4.2- 5.8 4,993 95.1 94.2-95.8
-FEMALES 2,879 55 2.0 1.5- 2.7 2,824 98.0 97.3-98.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,922 30 1.5 1.0- 2.4 1,892 98.5 97.6-99.0
Non-Hispanic Black 631 14 2.7 1.5- 4.9 617 97.3 95.1-98.5
Other 53 *** *** *** 53 100 . - .
AGE
18-34 459 21 3.8 2.4- 5.9 438 96.2 94.1-97.6
35-44 382 *** *** *** 372 96.9 93.7-98.5
45-54 468 11 1.9 0.9- 3.8 457 98.1 96.2-99.1
55-64 587 *** *** *** 577 98.7 97.1-99.4
65-74 578 *** *** *** 576 99.9 99.6- 100
75+ 373 *** *** *** 372 99.8 98.4- 100
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 296 *** *** *** 287 97.5 94.8-98.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 771 19 2.7 1.5- 4.6 752 97.3 95.4-98.5
Some Post-H.S. 894 17 1.8 1.0- 3.2 877 98.2 96.8-99.0
College Graduate 911 *** *** *** 901 98.7 97.1-99.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 301 *** *** *** 293 96.2 92.1-98.2
$15,000- 24,999 503 15 3.2 1.8- 5.7 488 96.8 94.3-98.2
$25,000- 34,999 274 *** *** *** 267 98.3 96.1-99.3
$35,000- 49,999 355 *** *** *** 345 97.3 93.8-98.9
$50,000- 74,999 347 *** *** *** 344 99.4 98.0-99.8
$75,000+ 541 *** *** *** 535 98.3 95.8-99.3
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 838 18 2.1 1.2- 3.7 820 97.9 96.3-98.8
No 2,026 36 1.9 1.3- 2.8 1,990 98.1 97.2-98.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 940 19 1.9 1.1- 3.2 921 98.1 96.8-98.9
No 1,925 34 1.9 1.3- 2.9 1,891 98.1 97.1-98.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 64 *** *** *** 64 100 . - .
Non-Veteran 2,814 55 2.0 1.5- 2.8 2,759 98.0 97.2-98.5
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 714 *** *** *** 707 99.0 97.7-99.6
Regional City or Suburban County 662 14 2.3 1.3- 4.2 648 97.7 95.8-98.7
Rural 1,503 34 2.6 1.7- 3.9 1,469 97.4 96.1-98.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,279 30 2.4 1.5- 3.6 1,249 97.6 96.4-98.5
Unemployed 107 *** *** *** 103 97.1 90.8-99.2
Retired 863 *** *** *** 860 99.9 99.4- 100
Unable to Work 309 *** *** *** 300 97.2 94.2-98.7
Other not in Labor Force 311 *** *** *** 304 97.8 94.9-99.0
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 124 *** *** *** 118 95.4 89.0-98.2
50% to 100% 260 *** *** *** 251 96.3 92.5-98.2
101% to 150% 449 *** *** *** 439 97.5 94.8-98.8
151% to 200% 201 *** *** *** 196 97.8 93.9-99.2
More than 200% 1,277 18 1.5 0.8- 2.7 1,259 98.5 97.3-99.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 626 12 1.7 0.8- 3.5 614 98.3 96.5-99.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,079 27 2.7 1.7- 4.1 1,052 97.3 95.9-98.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,174 16 1.6 0.9- 2.8 1,158 98.4 97.2-99.1

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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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