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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use

Current Smoker*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 11,501 9,481 78.2 76.9-79.5 2,020 21.8 20.5-23.1
GENDER
Male 4,294 3,475 75.5 73.3-77.5 819 24.5 22.5-26.7
Female 7,207 6,006 80.8 79.2-82.3 1,201 19.2 17.7-20.8
RACE
White 8,781 7,277 78.3 76.8-79.8 1,504 21.7 20.2-23.2
African American 1,815 1,460 76.5 73.2-79.5 355 23.5 20.5-26.8
Native American 268 195 73.1 63.9-80.6 73 26.9 19.4-36.1
Other Minorities 553 477 84.2 78.3-88.7 76 15.8 11.3-21.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 527 460 83.4 77.6-87.9 67 16.6 12.1-22.4
-English Speaking 233 194 76.0 65.9-83.8 39 24.0 16.2-34.1
-Spanish Speaking 294 266 87.3 79.8-92.2 28 12.7 7.8-20.2
Non-Hispanic 10,939 8,988 77.8 76.4-79.1 1,951 22.2 20.9-23.6
AGE
18-34 1,428 1,085 74.1 71.0-77.0 343 25.9 23.0-29.0
35-44 1,551 1,241 76.2 72.9-79.3 310 23.8 20.7-27.1
45-54 2,089 1,575 73.9 70.9-76.7 514 26.1 23.3-29.1
55-64 2,469 2,007 79.3 76.7-81.7 462 20.7 18.3-23.3
65-74 2,118 1,848 88.2 85.9-90.1 270 11.8 9.9-14.1
75+ 1,708 1,605 94.3 92.4-95.7 103 5.7 4.3- 7.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,455 1,073 67.5 63.4-71.4 382 32.5 28.6-36.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,300 2,571 73.9 71.3-76.3 729 26.1 23.7-28.7
Some Post-H.S. 2,892 2,333 78.5 76.0-80.8 559 21.5 19.2-24.0
College Graduate 3,823 3,475 90.4 88.8-91.8 348 9.6 8.2-11.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,376 929 60.7 56.3-64.9 447 39.3 35.1-43.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,949 1,483 71.7 68.1-75.0 466 28.3 25.0-31.9
$25,000- 34,999 1,119 918 77.3 72.9-81.2 201 22.7 18.8-27.1
$35,000- 49,999 1,408 1,172 81.1 77.7-84.1 236 18.9 15.9-22.3
$50,000-74,999 1,344 1,147 83.3 79.8-86.4 197 16.7 13.6-20.2
$75,000+ 2,262 2,051 86.5 83.6-88.9 211 13.5 11.1-16.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,413 2,691 73.4 70.8-75.9 722 26.6 24.1-29.2
No 7,533 6,352 80.4 78.8-81.9 1,181 19.6 18.1-21.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,584 1,325 79.4 75.8-82.5 259 20.6 17.5-24.2
Non-Veteran 9,912 8,151 78.0 76.6-79.4 1,761 22.0 20.6-23.4

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*Data in this table were derived from the tobacco use questions 1 and 2.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).

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