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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 3 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 3 595 287 48.3 43.3-53.3 308 51.7 46.7-56.7
GENDER
Male 264 135 50.5 43.0-58.0 129 49.5 42.0-57.0
Female 331 152 46.2 39.5-53.1 179 53.8 46.9-60.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 467 239 53.0 47.4-58.5 228 47.0 41.5-52.6
Non-Hispanic Black 71 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 176 73 40.7 32.1-49.9 103 59.3 50.1-67.9
44-64 228 108 50.0 42.6-57.4 120 50.0 42.6-57.4
65+ 186 104 60.0 51.9-67.6 82 40.0 32.4-48.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 241 134 55.5 47.9-62.9 107 44.5 37.1-52.1
Some College + 352 151 41.8 35.4-48.4 201 58.2 51.6-64.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 301 167 53.5 46.3-60.6 134 46.5 39.4-53.7
$50,000+ 190 74 40.3 31.9-49.3 116 59.7 50.7-68.1

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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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