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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Other Tobacco Products-Males

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
-MALES 2,326 157 8.2 6.7- 9.9 2,169 91.8 90.1-93.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,567 86 6.8 5.3- 8.9 1,481 93.2 91.1-94.7
Non-Hispanic Black 427 32 10.0 6.6-15.0 395 90.0 85.0-93.4
Other 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 451 60 14.2 10.7-18.7 391 85.8 81.3-89.3
35-44 300 27 11.2 7.1-17.3 273 88.8 82.7-92.9
45-54 401 22 5.2 3.2- 8.3 379 94.8 91.7-96.8
55-64 482 26 5.5 3.5- 8.6 456 94.5 91.4-96.5
65-74 455 19 4.1 2.4- 6.8 436 95.9 93.2-97.6
75+ 209 *** *** *** 208 99.6 97.5-99.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 300 35 15.3 10.3-22.1 265 84.7 77.9-89.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 646 47 8.5 6.2-11.6 599 91.5 88.4-93.8
Some Post-H.S. 668 42 6.7 4.6- 9.5 626 93.3 90.5-95.4
College Graduate 706 33 4.7 3.2- 6.8 673 95.3 93.2-96.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 177 20 14.8 8.5-24.5 157 85.2 75.5-91.5
$15,000- 24,999 359 35 13.2 8.7-19.5 324 86.8 80.5-91.3
$25,000- 34,999 228 17 10.8 6.6-17.2 211 89.2 82.8-93.4
$35,000- 49,999 283 17 6.5 3.4-12.1 266 93.5 87.9-96.6
$50,000- 74,999 336 17 5.5 3.2- 9.3 319 94.5 90.7-96.8
$75,000+ 582 35 6.0 4.0- 8.9 547 94.0 91.1-96.0
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 623 38 9.9 6.5-14.9 585 90.1 85.1-93.5
No 1,694 119 7.7 6.2- 9.4 1,575 92.3 90.6-93.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 653 46 10.9 7.5-15.5 607 89.1 84.5-92.5
No 1,665 110 7.1 5.7- 8.8 1,555 92.9 91.2-94.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 638 38 5.9 3.9- 8.8 600 94.1 91.2-96.1
Non-Veteran 1,687 119 8.8 7.1-10.9 1,568 91.2 89.1-92.9
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 606 38 6.5 4.5- 9.2 568 93.5 90.8-95.5
Regional City or Suburban County 519 34 7.6 5.1-11.2 485 92.4 88.8-94.9
Rural 1,201 85 9.7 7.4-12.7 1,116 90.3 87.3-92.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,316 107 9.1 7.2-11.3 1,209 90.9 88.7-92.8
Unemployed 98 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 622 17 2.8 1.6- 4.8 605 97.2 95.2-98.4
Unable to Work 198 *** *** *** 190 93.4 83.0-97.6
Other not in Labor Force 83 *** *** *** 75 88.7 77.5-94.8
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 206 23 12.8 8.1-19.7 183 87.2 80.3-91.9
101% to 150% 334 27 10.8 6.5-17.2 307 89.2 82.8-93.5
151% to 200% 154 14 11.6 6.5-19.6 140 88.4 80.4-93.5
More than 200% 1,204 64 5.6 4.2- 7.6 1,140 94.4 92.4-95.8
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 488 36 9.8 6.4-14.8 452 90.2 85.2-93.6
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 852 63 8.6 6.4-11.4 789 91.4 88.6-93.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 986 58 7.4 5.4-10.0 928 92.6 90.0-94.6

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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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