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New Jersey Behavioral Risk Factor Survey
CDC Summary Prevalence Tables, 2003

Tobacco Use 

Current Smoking Status

Denominator includes all respondents except those with do not know/refused/missing responses.
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

 

Total # of Respondents

Non-Smoker

C.I.

Smoker

C.I.

All Adults

11269

80.6

79.7-81.5

19.4

18.5-20.3

 

Current smoking status by Age

Age Group

Total # of Respondents

Non-Smoker

C.I.

Smoker

C.I.

18-24

560

75.9

71.9-80.0

24.0

20.0-28.1

25-34

1559

77.3

74.9-79.8

22.7

20.2-25.1

35-44

2440

77.5

75.5-79.4

22.5

20.6-24.5

45-54

2350

78.0

76.0-80.1

22.0

20.0-24.0

55-64

1699

84.2

82.3-86.1

15.8

13.9-17.7

65+

2467

89.9

88.4-91.4

10.1

8.64-11.6

 

Current smoking status by Sex

Gender Group

Total # of Respondents

Non-Smoker

C.I.

Smoker

C.I.

Male

4496

78.9

77.4-80.3

21.1

19.7-22.6

Female

6773

82.2

81.1-83.3

17.8

16.7-18.9

 

Current smoking status by Income

Income Group

Total # of Respondents

Non-Smoker

C.I.

Smoker

C.I.

Less than $15,000

708

78.0

74.1-81.8

22.0

18.3-25.8

$15,000-24,999

1433

74.9

72.0-77.8

25.1

22.2-28.0

$25,000-34,999

999

77.4

74.2-80.5

22.6

19.5-25.8

$35,000-49,999

1461

76.6

74.0-79.2

23.4

20.8-26.0

$50,000-74,999

1648

78.4

76.0-80.8

21.6

19.2-24.0

$75,000+

3394

85.3

83.8-86.7

14.7

13.3-16.2

 

Current smoking status by Education

Education Group

Total # of Respondents

Non-Smoker

C.I.

Smoker

C.I.

Less than H.S.

885

75.6

72.0-79.2

24.4

20.9-27.9

H.S. or G.E.D.

3077

74.6

72.7-76.5

25.4

23.5-27.3

Some Post-H.S.

2629

77.8

75.8-79.8

22.2

20.3-24.2

College Graduate

4635

88.0

86.9-89.2

12.0

10.8-13.1

 

Current smoking status by Race/Ethnicity

Racial/ Ethnic Group

Total # of Respondents

Non-Smoker

C.I.

Smoker

C.I.

White/ Non-Hispanic

8502

80.3

79.3-81.4

19.6

18.6-20.7

Black or African American/ Non-Hispanic

1027

79.3

76.4-82.3

20.7

17.7-23.6

Other Race/ Non-Hispanic

533

83.4

79.2-87.6

16.6

12.4-20.8

Multiracial/ Non-Hispanic

61

67.5

53.9-81.1

32.5

18.9-46.1

Hispanic

995

81.9

79.1-84.8

18.1

15.2-20.9

C.I = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level)

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