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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 7 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 7 792 685 85.4 82.1-88.2 107 14.6 11.8-17.9
GENDER
Male 340 282 81.3 75.6-85.9 58 18.7 14.1-24.4
Female 452 403 89.2 85.5-92.1 49 10.8 7.9-14.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 484 427 88.0 84.3-90.9 57 12.0 9.1-15.7
Non-Hispanic Black 195 158 76.9 68.0-84.0 37 23.1 16.0-32.0
Other 108 97 90.3 81.5-95.2 11 9.7 4.8-18.5
AGE
18-44 295 250 83.2 77.4-87.8 45 16.8 12.2-22.6
45-64 296 253 85.1 79.9-89.2 43 14.9 10.8-20.1
65+ 193 174 91.0 85.8-94.5 19 9.0 5.5-14.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 261 207 77.1 69.9-83.0 54 22.9 17.0-30.1
Some College + 528 475 89.7 86.4-92.3 53 10.3 7.7-13.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 313 250 76.2 69.5-81.8 63 23.8 18.2-30.5
$50,000+ 345 318 92.2 88.2-94.8 27 7.8 5.2-11.8

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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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