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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 4 Demographics

Tobacco Use

Do you now smoke cigarettes everyday, some days, or not at all?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Everyday Some days Not at all
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,936 760 30.3 28.1-32.5 328 12.2 10.8-13.7 1,848 57.6 55.3-59.8
Region 4 484 124 30.0 25.2-35.3 55 11.8 8.9-15.5 305 58.2 52.8-63.4
GENDER
Male 237 59 30.0 23.2-37.7 33 14.9 10.3-20.9 145 55.1 47.5-62.5
Female 247 65 30.0 23.5-37.5 22 8.1 5.3-12.4 160 61.8 54.4-68.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 353 93 30.8 25.1-37.2 32 9.2 6.4-13.0 228 60.0 53.7-66.1
Non-Hispanic Black 77 *** *** *** 15 19.6 11.4-31.7 *** *** ***
Other 48 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 129 38 34.6 25.7-44.6 22 15.7 10.1-23.5 69 49.7 40.3-59.2
44-64 208 63 33.1 26.0-41.0 27 12.1 8.1-17.6 118 54.9 47.0-62.5
65+ 144 23 16.0 10.3-24.0 *** *** *** 115 80.0 71.6-86.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 210 68 36.8 29.3-45.0 27 13.3 8.8-19.6 115 49.9 42.0-57.8
Some College + 269 56 24.3 18.4-31.3 28 10.6 7.2-15.4 185 65.1 57.9-71.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 241 73 34.8 27.7-42.6 32 11.8 8.2-16.7 136 53.4 45.8-60.9
$50,000+ 141 27 20.4 13.7-29.3 *** *** *** 105 72.3 63.0-80.0

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported ever smoking at least 100 or more cigarettes.

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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