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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Other Tobacco Products-Non-Hispanic White

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
-Non-Hispanic White 3,489 116 4.1 3.2- 5.1 3,373 95.9 94.9-96.8
GENDER
Male 1,567 86 6.8 5.3- 8.9 1,481 93.2 91.1-94.7
Female 1,922 30 1.5 1.0- 2.4 1,892 98.5 97.6-99.0
AGE
18-34 494 39 8.4 5.8-12.2 455 91.6 87.8-94.2
35-44 377 18 5.6 3.2- 9.6 359 94.4 90.4-96.8
45-54 555 18 3.2 1.9- 5.3 537 96.8 94.7-98.1
55-64 755 23 3.0 1.8- 5.0 732 97.0 95.0-98.2
65-74 804 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 474 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 268 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 878 32 4.3 2.9- 6.4 846 95.7 93.6-97.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,094 36 3.8 2.5- 5.6 1,058 96.2 94.4-97.5
College Graduate 1,241 33 2.7 1.9- 4.0 1,208 97.3 96.0-98.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 247 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 449 20 6.1 3.4-10.8 429 93.9 89.2-96.6
$25,000- 34,999 303 15 6.5 3.6-11.4 288 93.5 88.6-96.4
$35,000- 49,999 441 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 510 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 942 33 3.8 2.5- 5.8 909 96.2 94.2-97.5
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 1,023 37 5.0 3.2- 7.7 986 95.0 92.3-96.8
No 2,454 79 3.8 2.9- 4.9 2,375 96.2 95.1-97.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,057 42 5.2 3.4- 7.8 1,015 94.8 92.2-96.6
No 2,420 73 3.6 2.7- 4.7 2,347 96.4 95.3-97.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 512 24 4.6 2.9- 7.2 488 95.4 92.8-97.1
Non-Veteran 2,976 92 4.0 3.1- 5.2 2,884 96.0 94.8-96.9
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 751 23 3.6 2.2- 5.7 728 96.4 94.3-97.8
Regional City or Suburban County 835 24 3.3 2.0- 5.3 811 96.7 94.7-98.0
Rural 1,904 69 4.9 3.6- 6.7 1,835 95.1 93.3-96.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,696 73 4.8 3.6- 6.4 1,623 95.2 93.6-96.4
Unemployed 95 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 1,166 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 277 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 243 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 198 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 445 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 234 14 8.2 4.5-14.5 220 91.8 85.5-95.5
More than 200% 1,935 60 3.4 2.5- 4.7 1,875 96.6 95.3-97.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 674 28 5.2 3.1- 8.7 646 94.8 91.3-96.9
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,400 47 4.1 2.9- 5.8 1,353 95.9 94.2-97.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,416 41 3.8 2.6- 5.4 1,375 96.2 94.6-97.4

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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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