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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Tobacco Use

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
-Buncombe County 343 283 77.9 71.2-83.4 60 22.1 16.6-28.8
GENDER
Male 127 100 73.6 62.1-82.6 27 26.4 17.4-37.9
Female 216 183 81.3 73.0-87.5 33 18.7 12.5-27.0
RACE
White 309 261 78.6 71.3-84.4 48 21.4 15.6-28.7
Other 32 20 70.8 51.3-84.8 12 29.2 15.2-48.7
AGE
18-44 75 55 69.7 55.9-80.7 20 30.3 19.3-44.1
45+ 267 227 83.5 77.6-88.1 40 16.5 11.9-22.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 115 82 70.3 59.0-79.6 33 29.7 20.4-41.0
Some College + 227 201 82.0 73.0-88.5 26 18.0 11.5-27.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 184 143 75.0 66.1-82.1 41 25.0 17.9-33.9
$50,000+ 122 108 83.5 72.5-90.7 14 16.5 9.3-27.5

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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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