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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 5 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 5 803 345 43.7 39.8-47.8 458 56.3 52.2-60.2
GENDER
Male 343 174 50.7 44.6-56.8 169 49.3 43.2-55.4
Female 460 171 37.5 32.5-42.9 289 62.5 57.1-67.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 484 226 46.9 41.8-52.1 258 53.1 47.9-58.2
Non-Hispanic Black 184 80 43.3 35.1-51.8 104 56.7 48.2-64.9
Other 120 34 30.5 21.4-41.4 86 69.5 58.6-78.6
AGE
18-44 307 104 35.6 29.6-42.0 203 64.4 58.0-70.4
44-64 281 135 52.0 45.4-58.5 146 48.0 41.5-54.6
65+ 202 103 51.4 43.3-59.5 99 48.6 40.5-56.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 282 146 52.8 45.8-59.6 136 47.2 40.4-54.2
Some College + 515 198 37.9 33.2-42.7 317 62.1 57.3-66.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 343 167 50.9 44.6-57.1 176 49.1 42.9-55.4
$50,000+ 296 115 40.3 34.0-46.9 181 59.7 53.1-66.0

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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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