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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 3 Demographics

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

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 3 595 471 75.7 70.9-80.0 124 24.3 20.0-29.1
GENDER
Male 264 206 75.5 68.4-81.4 58 24.5 18.6-31.6
Female 331 265 76.0 69.1-81.7 66 24.0 18.3-30.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 467 373 75.1 69.5-80.0 94 24.9 20.0-30.5
Non-Hispanic Black 71 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 55 46 87.3 74.5-94.2 *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 176 133 73.0 63.9-80.5 43 27.0 19.5-36.1
44-64 228 171 71.4 63.7-78.0 57 28.6 22.0-36.3
65+ 186 162 87.1 80.9-91.6 24 12.9 8.4-19.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 241 169 68.7 60.8-75.6 72 31.3 24.4-39.2
Some College + 352 301 81.9 76.0-86.6 51 18.1 13.4-24.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 301 223 72.0 65.3-77.8 78 28.0 22.2-34.7
$50,000+ 190 162 79.8 69.7-87.1 28 20.2 12.9-30.3

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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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