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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use

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%)
TOTAL 11,505 5,405 46.6 45.1-48.1 6,100 53.4 51.9-54.9
GENDER
Male 4,296 2,471 54.5 52.1-56.8 1,825 45.5 43.2-47.9
Female 7,209 2,934 39.2 37.4-41.1 4,275 60.8 58.9-62.6
RACE
White 8,785 4,328 49.9 48.2-51.6 4,457 50.1 48.4-51.8
African American 1,815 727 40.1 36.6-43.7 1,088 59.9 56.3-63.4
Native American 268 129 50.2 40.2-60.1 139 49.8 39.9-59.8
Other Minorities 553 187 31.2 25.5-37.5 366 68.8 62.5-74.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 527 165 32.4 26.6-38.9 362 67.6 61.1-73.4
-English Speaking 233 85 41.2 31.3-51.9 148 58.8 48.1-68.7
-Spanish Speaking 294 80 27.8 21.1-35.8 214 72.2 64.2-78.9
Non-Hispanic 10,943 5,227 47.7 46.2-49.2 5,716 52.3 50.8-53.8
AGE
18-34 1,428 525 38.5 35.3-41.9 903 61.5 58.1-64.7
35-44 1,551 588 42.9 39.3-46.6 963 57.1 53.4-60.7
45-54 2,090 1,008 50.7 47.5-54.0 1,082 49.3 46.0-52.5
55-64 2,471 1,273 54.2 51.3-57.1 1,198 45.8 42.9-48.7
65-74 2,119 1,178 59.1 56.0-62.2 941 40.9 37.8-44.0
75+ 1,708 785 46.9 43.4-50.5 923 53.1 49.5-56.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,455 840 58.5 54.2-62.6 615 41.5 37.4-45.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,302 1,693 51.2 48.4-54.0 1,609 48.8 46.0-51.6
Some Post-H.S. 2,893 1,438 46.4 43.6-49.3 1,455 53.6 50.7-56.4
College Graduate 3,824 1,424 33.1 31.0-35.3 2,400 66.9 64.7-69.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,377 770 55.9 51.5-60.1 607 44.1 39.9-48.5
$15,000- 24,999 1,949 1,030 52.5 48.8-56.1 919 47.5 43.9-51.2
$25,000- 34,999 1,119 583 49.3 44.5-54.1 536 50.7 45.9-55.5
$35,000- 49,999 1,408 666 43.4 39.5-47.4 742 56.6 52.6-60.5
$50,000-74,999 1,345 645 49.4 45.1-53.7 700 50.6 46.3-54.9
$75,000+ 2,262 843 38.4 35.4-41.6 1,419 61.6 58.4-64.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,413 1,898 57.7 54.9-60.4 1,515 42.3 39.6-45.1
No 7,536 3,255 42.8 41.0-44.6 4,281 57.2 55.4-59.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,584 1,058 65.6 61.8-69.3 526 34.4 30.7-38.2
Non-Veteran 9,916 4,346 44.0 42.4-45.6 5,570 56.0 54.4-57.6

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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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