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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 6 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 6 542 450 81.1 76.7-84.8 92 18.9 15.2-23.3
GENDER
Male 239 198 81.0 73.9-86.5 41 19.0 13.5-26.1
Female 303 252 81.1 75.4-85.8 51 18.9 14.2-24.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 304 260 81.1 74.7-86.2 44 18.9 13.8-25.3
Non-Hispanic Black 157 125 79.4 71.3-85.6 32 20.6 14.4-28.7
Other 74 59 84.4 73.3-91.4 15 15.6 8.6-26.7
AGE
18-44 208 171 79.1 71.6-85.0 37 20.9 15.0-28.4
45-64 174 129 76.0 68.4-82.2 45 24.0 17.8-31.6
65+ 154 144 93.2 87.3-96.4 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 224 168 73.0 65.5-79.4 56 27.0 20.6-34.5
Some College + 316 280 88.2 83.4-91.7 36 11.8 8.3-16.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 284 221 75.2 68.4-80.9 63 24.8 19.1-31.6
$50,000+ 159 143 88.1 80.7-92.9 16 11.9 7.1-19.3

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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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