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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 3 Demographics

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Smoking Status*

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  Total
Respond.^
Smoke everyday Smoke some days Former smoker Never smoked
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,499 760 13.5 12.5-14.7 328 5.4 4.8- 6.2 1,848 25.8 24.6-27.1 3,563 55.2 53.7-56.7
Region 3 595 76 15.6 12.0-20.1 48 8.7 6.3-11.9 163 24.0 20.3-28.1 308 51.7 46.7-56.7
GENDER
Male 264 36 15.7 10.9-22.0 22 8.8 5.4-14.1 77 26.0 20.4-32.6 129 49.5 42.0-57.0
Female 331 40 15.5 10.5-22.3 26 8.5 5.6-12.9 86 22.2 17.6-27.6 179 53.8 46.9-60.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 467 59 16.2 12.0-21.5 35 8.7 6.0-12.4 145 28.1 23.6-33.0 228 47.0 41.5-52.6
Non-Hispanic Black 71 *** *** *** *** *** *** 12 10.6 5.5-19.2 *** *** ***
Other 55 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 176 25 16.7 10.5-25.4 18 10.4 6.2-16.8 30 13.6 9.2-19.8 103 59.3 50.1-67.9
44-64 228 36 19.3 13.6-26.8 21 9.3 5.7-14.8 51 21.4 16.0-28.0 120 50.0 42.6-57.4
65+ 186 15 8.2 4.7-13.7 *** *** *** 80 47.1 39.0-55.4 82 40.0 32.4-48.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 241 53 24.5 18.1-32.4 19 6.8 3.9-11.4 62 24.2 18.6-30.9 107 44.5 37.1-52.1
Some College + 352 22 7.7 4.7-12.5 29 10.4 6.9-15.2 100 23.7 19.1-29.0 201 58.2 51.6-64.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 301 52 19.3 14.4-25.5 26 8.7 5.5-13.3 89 25.5 20.3-31.5 134 46.5 39.4-53.7
$50,000+ 190 11 10.1 4.5-21.3 17 10.1 5.9-16.8 46 20.0 14.6-26.8 116 59.7 50.7-68.1

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*Data in this table were derived from the tobacco use questions 1 and 2.
Overall smoking prevalence estimates can be obtained by adding 'Smoke everyday' and 'Smoke somedays' rates.

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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