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2012 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 11,737 5,530 46.5 45.3-47.6 6,207 53.5 52.4-54.7
GENDER
Male 4,582 2,567 52.9 51.0-54.8 2,015 47.1 45.2-49.0
Female 7,155 2,963 40.5 39.0-42.0 4,192 59.5 58.0-61.0
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 8,112 4,081 50.0 48.6-51.4 4,031 50.0 48.6-51.4
Non-Hispanic Black 2,121 865 41.5 38.7-44.3 1,256 58.5 55.7-61.3
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 445 238 58.9 51.7-65.8 207 41.1 34.2-48.3
Non-Hispanic Other 297 115 36.3 28.7-44.7 182 63.7 55.3-71.3
Hispanic 680 195 30.2 26.1-34.6 485 69.8 65.4-73.9
AGE
18-34 2,006 758 39.0 36.5-41.6 1,248 61.0 58.4-63.5
35-44 1,608 678 43.6 40.7-46.5 930 56.4 53.5-59.3
45-54 2,032 989 49.4 46.7-52.2 1,043 50.6 47.8-53.3
55-64 2,347 1,196 52.1 49.5-54.6 1,151 47.9 45.4-50.5
65-74 2,088 1,164 57.9 55.2-60.5 924 42.1 39.5-44.8
75+ 1,535 700 47.8 44.6-51.0 835 52.2 49.0-55.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,471 807 58.5 55.2-61.8 664 41.5 38.2-44.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,399 1,724 50.7 48.4-52.9 1,675 49.3 47.1-51.6
Some Post-H.S. 3,177 1,583 46.3 44.1-48.5 1,594 53.7 51.5-55.9
College Graduate 3,652 1,402 33.8 32.0-35.7 2,250 66.2 64.3-68.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,427 786 55.3 51.8-58.7 641 44.7 41.3-48.2
$15,000- 24,999 2,029 1,063 52.7 49.9-55.6 966 47.3 44.4-50.1
$25,000- 34,999 1,265 638 49.1 45.5-52.8 627 50.9 47.2-54.5
$35,000- 49,999 1,424 730 51.5 48.1-54.9 694 48.5 45.1-51.9
$50,000-74,999 1,379 638 48.5 45.1-51.9 741 51.5 48.1-54.9
$75,000+ 2,179 812 34.5 32.0-37.0 1,367 65.5 63.0-68.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,160 1,797 59.0 56.7-61.2 1,363 41.0 38.8-43.3
No 8,518 3,705 42.9 41.6-44.3 4,813 57.1 55.7-58.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,532 984 62.0 59.0-65.0 548 38.0 35.0-41.0
Non-Veteran 10,200 4,545 44.3 43.0-45.6 5,655 55.7 54.4-57.0

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 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).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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