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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

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 15,776 12,898 79.1 78.0-80.1 2,878 20.9 19.9-22.0
-Alamance County 389 319 77.7 70.3-83.6 70 22.3 16.4-29.7
GENDER
Male 121 93 70.1 55.5-81.6 28 29.9 18.4-44.5
Female 268 226 83.7 77.7-88.4 42 16.3 11.6-22.3
RACE
White 305 257 80.8 73.5-86.4 48 19.2 13.6-26.5
Other 83 61 68.7 49.9-82.8 22 31.3 17.2-50.1
AGE
18-44 104 77 72.9 59.1-83.3 27 27.1 16.7-40.9
45+ 281 239 83.0 76.7-87.9 42 17.0 12.1-23.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 176 132 69.9 57.6-79.9 44 30.1 20.1-42.4
Some College + 212 186 86.2 78.7-91.4 26 13.8 8.6-21.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 191 147 71.3 61.9-79.3 44 28.7 20.7-38.1
$50,000+ 134 119 87.6 77.1-93.6 15 12.4 6.4-22.9

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*Data in this table were derived from the tobacco use questions 1 and 2.

^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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