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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 1 & 2 Demographics

Tobacco Use

Current Smoker*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,499 5,411 81.0 79.7-82.2 1,088 19.0 17.8-20.3
Region 1 & 2 989 816 78.8 74.8-82.3 173 21.2 17.7-25.2
GENDER
Male 429 347 79.2 73.6-83.9 82 20.8 16.1-26.4
Female 560 469 78.4 72.6-83.3 91 21.6 16.7-27.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 835 701 79.6 75.2-83.3 134 20.4 16.7-24.8
Non-Hispanic Black 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 99 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 254 193 70.8 62.9-77.6 61 29.2 22.4-37.1
44-64 355 279 78.1 71.5-83.5 76 21.9 16.5-28.5
65+ 369 333 90.8 86.5-93.8 36 9.2 6.2-13.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 381 287 68.5 61.5-74.9 94 31.5 25.1-38.5
Some College + 605 527 87.0 83.0-90.1 78 13.0 9.9-17.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 502 383 70.9 64.8-76.4 119 29.1 23.6-35.2
$50,000+ 301 273 89.6 84.0-93.4 28 10.4 6.6-16.0

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

See Technical Notes for counties in Local Health Director, State and AHEC regions.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2015 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2015 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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