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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 3 Demographics

Tobacco Use

How long has it been since you last smoked a cigarette, even one or two puffs?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Less than 1 year ago 1 to 5 years ago 5 to 10 years ago 10 or more years ago
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,825 169 12.0 10.1-14.2 293 19.3 17.1-21.7 209 13.2 11.3-15.3 1,154 55.6 52.7-58.4
Region 3 163 17 13.7 7.9-22.6 29 19.2 13.2-27.1 15 10.3 5.9-17.4 102 56.7 47.7-65.4
GENDER
Male 77 *** *** *** 12 13.8 7.4-24.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Female 86 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 145 15 14.3 8.1-24.1 26 18.2 12.3-26.3 14 11.2 6.3-19.0 90 56.2 46.6-65.4
Non-Hispanic Black 12 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 30 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
44-64 51 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65+ 80 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 69 85.8 73.3-93.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 62 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some College + 100 *** *** *** 16 19.2 11.7-29.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 89 *** *** *** 16 20.9 12.7-32.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 46 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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*This question was asked of those who reported smoking 100+ cigarettes, but no longer smoke.

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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