Current Smoker - Have smoked 100 cigarettes in lifetime and currently smoke*
Kentucky BRFSS 2002


Demographic
Groups

Total
Respond.#
No
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
Yes
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 7037 4851  67.4  (65.6-69.2) 2186  32.6  (30.8-34.4)
     GENDER      
Male 2363 1553  65.2  (62.2-68.1)  810  34.8  (31.9-37.8)
Female 4674 3298  69.5  (67.2-71.7) 1376  30.5  (28.3-32.8)
   RACE/ETHNICITY      
White/NH 6573 4548  67.7  (65.7-69.5) 2025  32.3  (30.5-34.3)
African American/NH  225  152  63.8  (54.0-72.6)   73  36.2  (27.4-46.0)
       AGE      
18-24  440  253  60.8  (53.4-67.7)  187  39.2  (32.3-46.6)
25-34  970  605  65.9  (61.1-70.4)  365  34.1  (29.6-38.9)
35-44 1287  775  59.7  (55.5-63.7)  512  40.3  (36.3-44.5)
45-54 1349  870  63.5  (59.3-67.5)  479  36.5  (32.5-40.7)
55-64 1147  817  74.6  (70.8-78.0)  330  25.4  (22.0-29.2)
65+ 1810 1508  83.1  (80.5-85.4)  302  16.9  (14.6-19.5)
     EDUCATION      
Less Than H.S. 1612 1009  53.0  (48.8-57.2)  603  47.0  (42.8-51.2)
H.S. or G.E.D. 2745 1805  64.4  (61.3-67.3)  940  35.6  (32.7-38.7)
Some Post-H.S. 1584 1134  72.6  (69.1-75.9)  450  27.4  (24.1-30.9)
College Graduate 1067  883  82.6  (78.5-86.0)  184  17.4  (14.0-21.5)
  HOUSEHOLD INCOME      
Less than $15,000  950  562  59.0  (52.9-64.9)  388  41.0  (35.1-47.1)
$15,000- 24,999 1088  622  52.7  (47.9-57.5)  466  47.3  (42.5-52.1)
$25,000- 34,999  734  515  66.8  (60.9-72.3)  219  33.2  (27.7-39.1)
$35,000- 49,999  853  587  66.5  (61.2-71.4)  266  33.5  (28.6-38.8)
$50,000 - 74,999  727  554  73.3  (67.8-78.1)  173  26.7  (21.9-32.2)
$75,000 +  478  390  82.0  (75.6-87.0)   88  18.0  (13.0-24.4)

*Data in this table were derived from the tobacco use questions.
#Use caution in interpreting data for total respondents less than 50. N = Cell Size, NH = Non-Hispanic, %
= Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.
Unless stated differently above, Missing, 'Don't know', and Refused responses are excluded.