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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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
-Buncombe County 169 40 32.1 23.0-42.7 20 15.2 9.4-23.7 109 52.7 43.1-62.1
GENDER
Male 74 20 41.1 27.3-56.4 7 8.3 3.7-17.6 47 50.6 36.7-64.3
Female 95 20 22.9 13.2-36.5 13 22.3 12.6-36.3 62 54.9 41.9-67.2
RACE
White 151 33 31.7 22.0-43.2 15 13.7 7.9-22.7 103 54.6 44.2-64.7
Other 17 7 36.7 17.0-62.2 5 31.4 12.6-59.3 5 31.9 13.5-58.4
AGE
18-44 33 13 50.6 31.7-69.3 7 19.4 8.6-38.1 13 30.0 16.6-48.2
45+ 135 27 20.9 14.1-29.7 13 12.8 7.2-21.7 95 66.4 56.6-74.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 72 27 48.2 34.9-61.7 6 8.7 3.4-20.7 39 43.1 30.8-56.2
Some College + 96 13 22.5 11.6-39.1 13 18.6 10.5-30.8 70 58.9 45.0-71.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 105 30 37.5 26.6-49.8 11 11.7 6.2-21.1 64 50.8 39.6-61.9
$50,000+ 48 7 19.8 8.5-39.8 7 20.7 9.7-38.9 34 59.5 41.8-75.0

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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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