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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-Males

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
-MALES 2,885 1,485 49.3 47.1-51.5 1,400 50.7 48.5-52.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,940 1,049 53.0 50.3-55.7 891 47.0 44.3-49.7
Non-Hispanic Black 495 243 46.0 40.7-51.4 252 54.0 48.6-59.3
Other 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 651 246 37.5 33.3-41.9 405 62.5 58.1-66.7
35-44 389 198 52.1 46.1-57.9 191 47.9 42.1-53.9
45-54 477 243 52.2 46.9-57.4 234 47.8 42.6-53.1
55-64 558 300 53.2 48.1-58.1 258 46.8 41.9-51.9
65-74 521 332 62.7 57.5-67.6 189 37.3 32.4-42.5
75+ 254 149 57.4 49.7-64.7 105 42.6 35.3-50.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 351 230 63.6 57.2-69.6 121 36.4 30.4-42.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 812 486 56.9 52.7-61.0 326 43.1 39.0-47.3
Some Post-H.S. 799 420 47.8 43.7-52.0 379 52.2 48.0-56.3
College Graduate 916 345 32.8 29.5-36.4 571 67.2 63.6-70.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 230 142 59.2 50.8-67.1 88 40.8 32.9-49.2
$15,000- 24,999 429 247 54.1 48.2-59.8 182 45.9 40.2-51.8
$25,000- 34,999 291 167 58.0 51.1-64.6 124 42.0 35.4-48.9
$35,000- 49,999 346 190 54.5 48.0-60.8 156 45.5 39.2-52.0
$50,000- 74,999 406 219 54.2 48.3-60.0 187 45.8 40.0-51.7
$75,000+ 750 308 39.1 35.0-43.3 442 60.9 56.7-65.0
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 677 445 63.4 58.5-68.0 232 36.6 32.0-41.5
No 1,855 893 46.5 43.8-49.3 962 53.5 50.7-56.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 779 528 66.4 62.1-70.5 251 33.6 29.5-37.9
No 2,096 950 43.8 41.2-46.3 1,146 56.2 53.7-58.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 835 513 60.3 56.3-64.2 322 39.7 35.8-43.7
Non-Veteran 2,047 971 45.9 43.3-48.5 1,076 54.1 51.5-56.7
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 810 357 42.0 38.1-45.9 453 58.0 54.1-61.9
Regional City or Suburban County 639 327 50.1 45.6-54.6 312 49.9 45.4-54.4
Rural 1,436 801 54.9 51.5-58.2 635 45.1 41.8-48.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,697 795 47.1 44.3-49.9 902 52.9 50.1-55.7
Unemployed 123 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 724 451 60.5 56.1-64.9 273 39.5 35.1-43.9
Unable to Work 226 152 66.4 58.0-73.9 74 33.6 26.1-42.0
Other not in Labor Force 104 14 13.8 7.8-23.2 90 86.2 76.8-92.2
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 255 134 50.6 43.2-58.1 121 49.4 41.9-56.8
101% to 150% 407 245 57.1 50.9-63.0 162 42.9 37.0-49.1
151% to 200% 202 121 60.7 52.6-68.3 81 39.3 31.7-47.4
More than 200% 1,491 721 47.3 44.2-50.3 770 52.7 49.7-55.8
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 551 318 54.5 48.9-60.0 233 45.5 40.0-51.1
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,051 575 54.1 50.4-57.9 476 45.9 42.1-49.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,283 592 44.7 41.6-47.9 691 55.3 52.1-58.4

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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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