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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth County

Tobacco Use

Smoking Status*

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  Total
Respond.^
Smoke everyday Smoke some days Former smoker Never smoked
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,569 2,424 17.0 16.1-17.9 709 5.1 4.6- 5.6 4,272 24.1 23.2-25.0 8,164 53.9 52.7-55.0
-Forsyth County 417 75 19.8 15.2-25.3 11 3.5 1.7- 7.2 106 22.2 17.9-27.2 225 54.5 48.4-60.5
GENDER
Male 166 44 26.8 19.2-35.9 6 4.9 1.9-12.1 51 23.1 16.8-30.9 65 45.3 35.8-55.1
Female 251 31 11.9 7.9-17.5 5 2.0 0.8- 4.8 55 21.2 15.8-27.8 160 64.9 57.7-71.5
RACE
White 301 56 21.9 16.1-29.1 9 4.3 1.9- 9.5 83 24.1 18.8-30.4 153 49.7 42.3-57.1
Other 115 19 15.3 9.2-24.3 2 1.9 0.4- 8.7 22 16.9 10.6-26.0 72 65.9 55.3-75.1
AGE
18-44 133 25 21.4 14.0-31.4 5 4.2 1.4-11.8 18 14.5 8.9-22.9 85 59.9 49.4-69.5
45+ 283 50 18.3 13.6-24.2 6 2.9 1.2- 7.0 88 29.8 24.2-36.1 139 49.0 42.4-55.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 175 38 22.7 15.3-32.3 4 2.1 0.7- 6.4 43 24.5 17.3-33.3 90 50.8 41.0-60.5
Some College + 239 37 17.7 12.4-24.7 7 4.7 1.9-11.1 62 20.4 15.5-26.4 133 57.2 49.5-64.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 191 46 21.9 15.5-29.9 3 1.7 0.5- 6.1 45 22.5 16.0-30.6 97 53.9 44.7-62.9
$50,000+ 150 23 21.4 13.7-31.8 7 6.5 2.6-15.2 33 17.9 12.3-25.3 87 54.2 44.3-63.8

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* Data in this table were derived from the tobacco use questions 1 and 2.
Overall smoking prevalence estimates can be obtained by adding 'Smoke everyday' and 'Smoke somedays' rates.

^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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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