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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

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 7,667 2,183 33.9 32.2-35.6 695 11.9 10.6-13.3 4,789 54.3 52.5-56.0
-Alamance County 183 53 35.7 26.7-45.9 17 13.2 5.8-27.3 113 51.1 41.0-61.1
GENDER
Male 71 20 39.0 24.3-56.0 8 20.9 7.7-45.8 43 40.1 26.6-55.2
Female 112 33 32.6 22.9-44.1 9 5.8 2.6-12.7 70 61.6 50.0-71.9
RACE
White 143 39 36.1 26.2-47.4 9 5.9 2.8-12.3 95 58.0 47.0-68.2
Other 39 14 35.1 17.3-58.2 8 34.5 12.2-66.7 17 30.5 15.3-51.6
AGE
18-44 46 23 46.5 29.2-64.7 4 16.6 4.3-46.8 19 36.9 22.0-54.8
45+ 134 29 25.2 17.1-35.6 13 10.7 5.8-18.8 92 64.1 53.8-73.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 98 36 45.3 31.6-59.8 8 15.8 5.0-40.1 54 38.8 27.0-52.1
Some College + 85 17 23.1 13.1-37.6 9 9.7 4.5-19.8 59 67.1 53.1-78.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 90 33 51.3 39.1-63.4 11 11.1 5.5-21.1 46 37.6 27.2-49.2
$50,000+ 61 10 19.7 8.8-38.4 5 8.2 3.1-19.7 46 72.2 54.7-84.8

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

^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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