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

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%)
North Carolina 6,504 2,941 44.8 43.3-46.3 3,563 55.2 53.7-56.7
Region 1 & 2 990 512 52.1 47.9-56.2 478 47.9 43.8-52.1
GENDER
Male 429 258 57.4 51.1-63.3 171 42.6 36.7-48.9
Female 561 254 47.3 41.6-53.0 307 52.7 47.0-58.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 836 442 54.0 49.5-58.5 394 46.0 41.5-50.5
Non-Hispanic Black 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 99 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 254 118 48.3 40.7-56.0 136 51.7 44.0-59.3
44-64 356 182 52.9 46.1-59.5 174 47.1 40.5-53.9
65+ 369 209 57.6 51.0-63.9 160 42.4 36.1-49.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 381 231 62.7 56.2-68.8 150 37.3 31.2-43.8
Some College + 606 278 43.5 38.4-48.7 328 56.5 51.3-61.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 502 285 57.9 52.2-63.5 217 42.1 36.5-47.8
$50,000+ 301 137 46.0 38.9-53.4 164 54.0 46.6-61.1

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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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