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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba County

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

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
-Catawba County 447 365 77.9 71.9-82.9 82 22.1 17.1-28.1
GENDER
Male 177 146 77.5 67.8-85.0 31 22.5 15.0-32.2
Female 270 219 78.2 70.4-84.4 51 21.8 15.6-29.6
RACE
White 388 318 76.8 69.9-82.5 70 23.2 17.5-30.1
Other 57 46 82.9 69.7-91.1 11 17.1 8.9-30.3
AGE
18-44 122 96 75.3 64.0-84.0 26 24.7 16.0-36.0
45+ 321 265 80.0 73.9-84.9 56 20.0 15.1-26.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 195 146 70.5 61.0-78.4 49 29.5 21.6-39.0
Some College + 252 219 84.2 76.2-89.8 33 15.8 10.2-23.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 239 177 69.0 60.2-76.6 62 31.0 23.4-39.8
$50,000+ 156 143 90.3 82.3-94.8 13 9.7 5.2-17.7

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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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