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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 5 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 6,348 2,851 43.2 41.7-44.8 3,497 56.8 55.2-58.3
Region 5 686 305 42.0 37.8-46.3 381 58.0 53.7-62.2
GENDER
Male 331 163 46.6 40.4-52.8 168 53.4 47.2-59.6
Female 355 142 38.1 32.4-44.0 213 61.9 56.0-67.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 431 211 47.9 42.5-53.3 220 52.1 46.7-57.5
Non-Hispanic Black 158 64 38.7 30.6-47.5 94 61.3 52.5-69.4
Other 94 29 20.8 13.8-30.3 65 79.2 69.7-86.2
AGE
18-44 257 89 33.5 27.4-40.2 168 66.5 59.8-72.6
45-64 226 113 51.0 43.8-58.2 113 49.0 41.8-56.2
65+ 190 98 46.9 38.8-55.1 92 53.1 44.9-61.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 215 113 49.5 42.0-57.1 102 50.5 42.9-58.0
Some College + 471 192 37.8 32.9-42.9 279 62.2 57.1-67.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 300 152 50.1 43.5-56.7 148 49.9 43.3-56.5
$50,000+ 270 103 35.0 29.0-41.4 167 65.0 58.6-71.0

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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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