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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 9 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 9 483 397 81.7 77.0-85.7 86 18.3 14.3-23.0
GENDER
Male 203 155 77.6 70.0-83.8 48 22.4 16.2-30.0
Female 280 242 85.8 79.8-90.2 38 14.2 9.8-20.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 303 242 78.7 72.3-83.9 61 21.3 16.1-27.7
Non-Hispanic Black 138 121 85.6 76.4-91.6 17 14.4 8.4-23.6
Other 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 125 101 82.7 74.3-88.8 24 17.3 11.2-25.7
45-64 192 150 76.9 68.3-83.7 42 23.1 16.3-31.7
65+ 163 143 86.0 78.0-91.4 20 14.0 8.6-22.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 196 160 82.1 74.7-87.7 36 17.9 12.3-25.3
Some College + 286 236 81.4 75.0-86.5 50 18.6 13.5-25.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 230 185 83.6 77.6-88.3 45 16.4 11.7-22.4
$50,000+ 165 139 81.0 72.1-87.6 26 19.0 12.4-27.9

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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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