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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 5 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
Region 5 685 572 81.6 77.9-84.8 113 18.4 15.2-22.1
GENDER
Male 331 268 77.8 71.9-82.8 63 22.2 17.2-28.1
Female 354 304 85.0 80.1-88.8 50 15.0 11.2-19.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 431 363 81.1 76.2-85.3 68 18.9 14.7-23.8
Non-Hispanic Black 157 125 77.4 69.0-84.1 32 22.6 15.9-31.0
Other 94 81 91.0 84.0-95.1 13 9.0 4.9-16.0
AGE
18-44 257 210 81.5 75.6-86.2 47 18.5 13.8-24.4
45-64 226 177 74.9 67.5-81.1 49 25.1 18.9-32.5
65+ 190 176 93.1 87.9-96.2 14 6.9 3.8-12.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 214 152 70.0 62.5-76.5 62 30.0 23.5-37.5
Some College + 471 420 88.2 84.2-91.3 51 11.8 8.7-15.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 299 220 70.0 63.4-75.8 79 30.0 24.2-36.6
$50,000+ 270 253 92.5 87.9-95.5 17 7.5 4.5-12.1

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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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