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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 4 Demographics

Tobacco Use

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
Region 4 1,063 893 82.6 79.7-85.1 170 17.4 14.9-20.3
GENDER
Male 512 416 80.1 75.8-83.8 96 19.9 16.2-24.2
Female 551 477 84.8 80.9-88.1 74 15.2 11.9-19.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 681 570 80.7 76.9-84.1 111 19.3 15.9-23.1
Non-Hispanic Black 199 167 84.8 78.6-89.5 32 15.2 10.5-21.4
Other 169 144 87.4 81.2-91.8 25 12.6 8.2-18.8
AGE
18-44 428 356 82.5 78.0-86.2 72 17.5 13.8-22.0
45-64 359 285 79.4 74.4-83.6 74 20.6 16.4-25.6
65+ 262 240 88.8 82.4-93.1 22 11.2 6.9-17.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 380 278 71.7 66.3-76.6 102 28.3 23.4-33.7
Some College + 678 610 89.6 86.6-92.0 68 10.4 8.0-13.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 446 342 74.7 69.6-79.1 104 25.3 20.9-30.4
$50,000+ 440 396 88.1 84.0-91.3 44 11.9 8.7-16.0

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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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