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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 9 & 10 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 9 & 10 907 738 76.6 72.1-80.6 169 23.4 19.4-27.9
GENDER
Male 381 300 73.8 67.2-79.5 81 26.2 20.5-32.8
Female 526 438 79.3 72.9-84.5 88 20.7 15.5-27.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 591 481 74.6 68.6-79.8 110 25.4 20.2-31.4
Non-Hispanic Black 243 192 75.5 66.8-82.5 51 24.5 17.5-33.2
Other 62 55 93.6 85.2-97.4 *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 232 172 69.9 61.2-77.3 60 30.1 22.7-38.8
44-64 374 293 76.8 71.3-81.5 81 23.2 18.5-28.7
65+ 294 267 90.3 85.6-93.6 27 9.7 6.4-14.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 384 296 72.0 64.5-78.4 88 28.0 21.6-35.5
Some College + 519 438 80.7 75.3-85.1 81 19.3 14.9-24.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 432 323 68.6 61.5-74.9 109 31.4 25.1-38.5
$50,000+ 288 255 87.0 80.5-91.6 33 13.0 8.4-19.5

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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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