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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 7 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 7 881 756 84.4 81.4-87.0 125 15.6 13.0-18.6
GENDER
Male 379 301 77.9 72.7-82.4 78 22.1 17.6-27.3
Female 502 455 90.3 87.0-92.8 47 9.7 7.2-13.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 521 453 85.4 81.5-88.6 68 14.6 11.4-18.5
Non-Hispanic Black 209 175 81.3 74.1-86.8 34 18.7 13.2-25.9
Other 138 116 84.9 77.2-90.2 22 15.1 9.8-22.8
AGE
18-44 370 302 79.8 74.7-84.1 68 20.2 15.9-25.3
44-64 305 259 85.8 81.0-89.5 46 14.2 10.5-19.0
65+ 193 183 94.4 89.3-97.2 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 303 237 76.9 70.9-81.9 66 23.1 18.1-29.1
Some College + 574 515 88.6 85.2-91.3 59 11.4 8.7-14.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 355 282 78.8 73.4-83.4 73 21.2 16.6-26.6
$50,000+ 349 319 89.8 85.4-93.0 30 10.2 7.0-14.6

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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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