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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 Demographics

Tobacco Use

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 8 646 537 81.8 78.0-85.1 109 18.2 14.9-22.0
GENDER
Male 269 215 77.9 71.4-83.2 54 22.1 16.8-28.6
Female 377 322 85.8 81.3-89.3 55 14.2 10.7-18.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 427 362 82.9 78.3-86.7 65 17.1 13.3-21.7
Non-Hispanic Black 121 95 74.7 63.4-83.4 26 25.3 16.6-36.6
Other 89 73 86.9 78.0-92.6 16 13.1 7.4-22.0
AGE
18-44 206 167 80.8 74.0-86.1 39 19.2 13.9-26.0
44-64 239 182 76.3 69.7-81.8 57 23.7 18.2-30.3
65+ 192 179 91.6 85.1-95.4 13 8.4 4.6-14.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 272 209 77.0 70.7-82.4 63 23.0 17.6-29.3
Some College + 372 326 86.0 81.2-89.7 46 14.0 10.3-18.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 310 248 77.7 71.7-82.8 62 22.3 17.2-28.3
$50,000+ 204 183 89.4 83.5-93.3 21 10.6 6.7-16.5

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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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