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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 6 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 6 492 401 79.2 74.6-83.2 91 20.8 16.8-25.4
GENDER
Male 216 168 77.2 69.9-83.2 48 22.8 16.8-30.1
Female 276 233 81.1 75.0-86.0 43 18.9 14.0-25.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 275 220 76.1 69.5-81.6 55 23.9 18.4-30.5
Non-Hispanic Black 142 116 81.1 72.2-87.6 26 18.9 12.4-27.8
Other 68 58 85.8 73.3-93.0 *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 178 134 73.6 65.7-80.3 44 26.4 19.7-34.3
44-64 189 149 78.2 70.7-84.2 40 21.8 15.8-29.3
65+ 119 112 93.9 87.2-97.2 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 199 150 76.2 68.8-82.3 49 23.8 17.7-31.2
Some College + 292 250 81.4 75.1-86.4 42 18.6 13.6-24.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 226 174 75.5 68.3-81.6 52 24.5 18.4-31.7
$50,000+ 162 143 86.4 79.3-91.4 19 13.6 8.6-20.7

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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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