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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Regions 1 & 2 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 6,343 5,265 82.1 80.8-83.3 1,078 17.9 16.7-19.2
Regions 1 & 2 1,036 849 81.5 77.6-84.9 187 18.5 15.1-22.4
GENDER
Male 448 374 84.5 79.7-88.3 74 15.5 11.7-20.3
Female 588 475 78.8 72.7-83.9 113 21.2 16.1-27.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 896 745 82.7 78.5-86.2 151 17.3 13.8-21.5
Non-Hispanic Black 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 265 194 73.1 64.6-80.2 71 26.9 19.8-35.4
45-64 369 301 82.8 77.6-87.0 68 17.2 13.0-22.4
65+ 387 342 90.8 87.0-93.6 45 9.2 6.4-13.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 422 321 75.4 68.3-81.2 101 24.6 18.8-31.7
Some College + 615 529 87.1 83.6-90.0 86 12.9 10.0-16.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 534 394 73.8 67.7-79.1 140 26.2 20.9-32.3
$50,000+ 319 293 91.0 85.9-94.3 26 9.0 5.7-14.1

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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 2016 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2016 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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