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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Tobacco Use

Have you smoked at least 100 cigarettes in your entire life?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,781 7,672 45.7 44.5-46.9 8,109 54.3 53.1-55.5
-Buncombe County 343 169 46.7 40.1-53.5 174 53.3 46.5-59.9
GENDER
Male 127 74 53.4 42.5-64.0 53 46.6 36.0-57.5
Female 216 95 41.5 33.5-49.9 121 58.5 50.1-66.5
RACE
White 309 151 47.2 40.2-54.3 158 52.8 45.7-59.8
Other 32 17 42.9 24.7-63.2 15 57.1 36.8-75.3
AGE
18-44 75 33 43.3 30.9-56.6 42 56.7 43.4-69.1
45+ 267 135 49.0 42.3-55.8 132 51.0 44.2-57.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 115 72 52.1 40.1-63.9 43 47.9 36.1-59.9
Some College + 227 96 43.8 35.8-52.1 131 56.2 47.9-64.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 184 105 50.9 41.5-60.2 79 49.1 39.8-58.5
$50,000+ 122 48 40.7 30.9-51.4 74 59.3 48.6-69.1

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^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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