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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 216 64 39.6 30.9-49.1 18 8.6 5.2-14.1 134 51.7 42.9-60.4
GENDER
Male 99 23 33.4 21.7-47.7 8 9.4 4.6-18.4 68 57.1 44.0-69.3
Female 117 41 47.4 35.5-59.7 10 7.6 3.8-14.8 66 45.0 33.8-56.7
RACE
White 192 55 38.4 28.9-48.9 15 8.4 4.8-14.4 122 53.2 43.5-62.6
Other 22 8 45.9 24.6-68.8 3 10.6 3.1-30.2 11 43.6 23.3-66.2
AGE
18-44 52 20 50.6 34.2-66.8 6 9.7 4.1-21.3 26 39.8 25.5-55.9
45+ 162 44 32.1 23.9-41.6 12 8.0 4.3-14.3 106 59.9 50.6-68.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 110 41 47.0 35.0-59.3 8 7.9 3.7-16.1 61 45.1 33.8-56.9
Some College + 106 23 31.0 19.2-45.9 10 9.5 4.7-18.3 73 59.5 45.9-71.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 128 49 49.4 38.1-60.8 13 10.5 5.7-18.6 66 40.0 30.1-50.9
$50,000+ 62 8 17.2 7.7-34.1 5 8.5 3.3-20.1 49 74.3 58.2-85.8

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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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