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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 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 8 647 299 46.8 42.3-51.4 348 53.2 48.6-57.7
GENDER
Male 269 140 52.2 45.2-59.0 129 47.8 41.0-54.8
Female 378 159 41.5 35.8-47.4 219 58.5 52.6-64.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 428 228 54.6 49.1-60.1 200 45.4 39.9-50.9
Non-Hispanic Black 121 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 206 73 39.3 32.0-47.0 133 60.7 53.0-68.0
44-64 239 129 55.5 48.3-62.6 110 44.5 37.4-51.7
65+ 192 93 51.0 42.9-59.1 99 49.0 40.9-57.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 273 130 48.4 41.5-55.3 143 51.6 44.7-58.5
Some College + 372 169 45.7 39.8-51.8 203 54.3 48.2-60.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 310 150 50.9 44.4-57.4 160 49.1 42.6-55.6
$50,000+ 204 94 44.4 36.5-52.7 110 55.6 47.3-63.5

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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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