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CANCER LIFESTYLE RISK FACTORS,
ADULTS, NORTH CAROLINA, 1995


  TOTAL RESPONDENTS CURRENT SMOKER 1 CHRONIC ALCOHOL DRINKING 2 OVERWEIGHT 3
NUMBER PERCENT
TOTAL3340100.025.82.028.9
RACE 4
White252076.426.12.325.7
Black69219.623.60.742.4
SEX
Male133647.730.23.630.0
Female200452.321.80.527.8
AGE (YRS)
18-2433714.027.23.422.6
25-3468720.630.93.023.1
35-4466021.626.81.830.9
45-5448515.634.81.736.1
55-6435911.121.70.638.8
65+79016.411.71.125.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME ($/YR)
<10,0002836.129.35.731.7
10,000-14,9991954.725.20.034.6
15,000-19,9993359.429.22.540.0
20,000-24,99944713.231.62.230.8
25,000-34,99952215.927.11.229.6
35,000-49,99947115.324.12.526.7
50,000+50517.120.12.425.1
EDUCATION LEVEL
<9th Grade2887.121.31.735.2
Some High School44812.838.60.537.8
High School Grad/GED112234.129.52.331.7
Some Coll./Tech. Sch.83326.324.82.825.7
College Graduate64119.514.31.320.3

    [1] Ever smoked 100 cigarettes and currently smoke (regularly or irregularly)
    [2] Drink an average of at least 60 alcoholic drinks per month
    [3] Based on body mass index (kilograms per meter squared)
    [4] Non-Hispanic

Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, Chronic Disease Epidemiology and Evaluation, NC Division of Community Health, 5/97

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