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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus 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
-Cabarrus County 173 50 28.3 20.5-37.6 20 14.2 8.4-22.9 103 57.6 47.8-66.8
GENDER
Male 80 22 25.9 16.5-38.2 6 14.0 5.9-29.9 52 60.1 46.3-72.4
Female 93 28 30.8 19.3-45.3 14 14.3 8.0-24.5 51 54.8 41.0-68.0
RACE
White 151 45 29.1 20.7-39.2 14 12.1 6.3-21.9 92 58.8 48.2-68.6
Other 21 5 23.1 8.7-48.7 6 31.2 13.3-57.4 10 45.7 22.7-70.7
AGE
18-44 38 12 24.6 12.9-41.8 5 15.2 5.8-34.3 21 60.3 41.6-76.4
45+ 134 37 29.7 20.6-40.8 15 13.7 7.6-23.4 82 56.6 45.9-66.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 83 33 47.2 33.6-61.2 9 11.2 5.5-21.5 41 41.6 28.7-55.7
Some College + 89 17 13.1 7.5-22.1 11 16.6 8.1-31.0 61 70.2 56.7-80.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 95 34 32.4 21.6-45.5 12 19.3 10.0-33.8 49 48.3 35.0-61.8
$50,000+ 58 13 26.3 14.4-43.1 6 8.6 3.6-19.3 39 65.1 48.9-78.4

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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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