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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 Demographics

Tobacco Use

Do you now smoke cigarettes everyday, some days, or not at all?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Everyday Some days Not at all
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,846 759 29.4 27.3-31.6 319 12.0 10.6-13.7 1,768 58.6 56.2-60.8
Region 8 294 70 27.3 21.5-34.1 36 13.5 9.4-19.1 188 59.2 52.3-65.7
GENDER
Male 165 50 31.1 23.5-39.9 22 16.1 10.3-24.2 93 52.8 44.0-61.5
Female 129 20 21.6 13.3-33.1 14 9.7 5.1-17.4 *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 193 40 24.4 17.8-32.4 19 12.9 8.0-20.1 134 62.7 54.3-70.4
Non-Hispanic Black 54 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 43 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 80 *** *** *** 16 19.6 11.9-30.7 *** *** ***
45-64 112 30 23.5 16.2-32.9 16 12.9 7.2-22.1 66 63.6 53.3-72.8
65+ 101 *** *** *** *** *** *** 89 88.7 80.3-93.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 152 45 30.6 22.5-40.1 24 17.9 11.6-26.5 83 51.6 42.3-60.8
Some College + 140 25 23.4 15.7-33.5 12 8.0 4.2-14.9 103 68.5 58.4-77.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 160 48 33.8 25.5-43.2 18 11.2 6.5-18.8 94 55.0 45.7-64.0
$50,000+ 78 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported ever smoking at least 100 or more cigarettes.

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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