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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 652 58 8.8 6.1-12.4 22 3.7 2.3- 5.9 175 22.3 18.8-26.1 397 65.3 60.6-69.7
GENDER
Male 226 24 11.0 6.3-18.4 12 5.3 2.8- 9.7 75 26.0 20.2-33.0 115 57.7 49.5-65.5
Female 426 34 6.9 4.7-10.0 10 2.3 1.1- 4.5 100 19.0 15.3-23.3 282 71.8 66.8-76.4
RACE
White 481 41 8.1 5.7-11.6 15 3.3 1.8- 5.8 146 26.0 21.6-30.9 279 62.6 57.1-67.9
Other 163 17 10.7 5.0-21.6 7 4.9 2.2-10.4 25 12.6 8.0-19.1 114 71.9 62.0-80.0
AGE
18-44 268 26 9.5 5.7-15.6 12 3.9 2.1- 7.4 39 13.2 9.3-18.4 191 73.3 66.4-79.3
45+ 375 31 7.7 5.1-11.7 10 3.4 1.7- 6.6 134 35.3 30.1-41.0 200 53.5 47.7-59.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 133 16 16.7 8.4-30.6 8 8.5 4.0-17.2 34 23.1 15.9-32.2 75 51.7 40.7-62.5
Some College + 518 42 6.6 4.6- 9.4 14 2.4 1.3- 4.2 140 21.9 18.1-26.2 322 69.1 64.3-73.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 251 35 16.3 10.2-25.0 15 7.0 3.9-12.2 67 20.7 15.6-26.9 134 56.1 47.9-64.0
$50,000+ 316 19 5.4 3.2- 8.8 6 2.1 0.9- 5.0 86 25.2 20.2-31.0 205 67.3 61.2-72.8

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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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