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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 5 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 5 345 91 31.7 26.0-37.9 27 8.0 5.4-11.7 227 60.4 54.1-66.3
GENDER
Male 174 43 30.2 22.6-39.1 13 7.4 4.2-12.8 118 62.4 53.6-70.4
Female 171 48 33.4 25.3-42.5 14 8.6 4.9-14.7 109 58.0 49.0-66.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 226 59 31.9 24.9-39.8 11 5.3 2.8- 9.7 156 62.8 55.0-70.0
Non-Hispanic Black 80 *** *** *** 13 16.3 9.2-27.0 *** *** ***
Other 34 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 104 *** *** *** 11 9.9 5.3-17.7 *** *** ***
44-64 135 32 26.7 18.9-36.2 13 9.8 5.6-16.6 90 63.6 54.0-72.2
65+ 103 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 146 50 40.3 31.3-50.0 12 7.3 4.1-12.8 84 52.4 43.0-61.6
Some College + 198 41 23.6 17.2-31.3 15 8.6 5.0-14.5 142 67.8 59.8-74.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 167 52 36.0 27.6-45.4 15 9.2 5.3-15.4 100 54.8 45.7-63.6
$50,000+ 115 19 22.7 14.6-33.5 *** *** *** 91 72.4 61.6-81.1

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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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