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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 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 8 574 468 79.6 75.3-83.4 106 20.4 16.6-24.7
GENDER
Male 272 200 71.3 64.6-77.2 72 28.7 22.8-35.4
Female 302 268 87.7 82.1-91.8 34 12.3 8.2-17.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 360 301 79.4 73.7-84.1 59 20.6 15.9-26.3
Non-Hispanic Black 114 90 83.2 74.7-89.2 24 16.8 10.8-25.3
Other 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 186 138 72.3 64.5-78.9 48 27.7 21.1-35.5
45-64 209 163 81.0 74.6-86.0 46 19.0 14.0-25.4
65+ 177 165 93.5 88.4-96.4 12 6.5 3.6-11.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 260 191 72.4 65.4-78.4 69 27.6 21.6-34.6
Some College + 313 276 86.6 81.3-90.6 37 13.4 9.4-18.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 299 233 77.3 71.2-82.5 66 22.7 17.5-28.8
$50,000+ 165 149 85.2 76.7-91.0 16 14.8 9.0-23.3

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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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