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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 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 8 298 75 26.1 20.6-32.4 34 12.8 8.9-18.2 189 61.1 54.4-67.5
GENDER
Male 140 35 26.1 18.5-35.5 19 16.3 10.2-25.0 86 57.6 47.8-66.8
Female 158 40 26.0 18.9-34.6 15 8.5 4.8-14.5 103 65.6 56.6-73.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 227 45 20.6 15.3-27.3 20 10.6 6.6-16.7 162 68.7 61.3-75.3
Non-Hispanic Black 43 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 25 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 73 *** *** *** 15 19.7 11.7-31.5 *** *** ***
44-64 129 44 32.3 24.0-41.9 13 10.4 5.8-17.8 72 57.3 47.6-66.5
65+ 93 *** *** *** *** *** *** 80 83.6 72.1-90.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 129 47 33.6 24.9-43.6 16 14.0 8.2-22.9 66 52.4 42.2-62.3
Some College + 169 28 18.9 12.8-26.9 18 11.7 7.0-19.0 123 69.4 60.6-77.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 150 42 28.8 21.0-38.0 20 15.0 9.5-23.0 88 56.2 46.8-65.2
$50,000+ 94 16 18.9 11.3-30.0 *** *** *** 73 76.0 64.6-84.6

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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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