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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland County

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Smoking light cigarettes is safer than smoking regular cigarettes.*
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  Total
Respond.^
Strongly agree Agree Disagree Strongly disagree
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,515 123 4.4 3.1- 6.2 632 23.3 20.9-25.8 1,219 47.8 44.7-50.8 541 24.6 21.9-27.5
-Cumberland County 101 4 2.6 0.8- 8.0 19 18.7 10.9-30.1 47 41.3 30.1-53.6 31 37.4 25.9-50.5
GENDER
Male 33 0 0.0 . - . 7 29.1 14.3-50.4 17 40.6 23.2-60.8 9 30.2 15.3-50.9
Female 68 4 4.5 1.4-13.5 12 10.9 5.3-21.1 30 41.9 28.1-57.0 22 42.8 27.8-59.1
RACE
White 51 0 0.0 . - . 7 11.6 4.6-26.2 29 43.4 27.9-60.4 15 45.0 27.7-63.5
Other 49 4 5.0 1.6-15.2 12 25.5 13.2-43.4 17 39.0 23.4-57.1 16 30.5 18.0-46.7
AGE
18-44 42 1 0.7 0.1- 5.1 5 12.8 4.8-29.9 19 42.9 26.5-61.1 17 43.5 26.6-62.1
45+ 59 3 5.1 1.4-17.4 14 26.6 14.6-43.6 28 39.1 26.3-53.7 14 29.1 17.1-44.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 57 1 0.6 0.1- 4.5 12 14.7 7.3-27.3 26 42.2 27.0-58.9 18 42.5 26.5-60.3
Some College + 43 3 5.3 1.4-18.0 7 24.3 11.0-45.4 20 39.9 24.6-57.6 13 30.5 17.2-48.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 66 4 4.1 1.3-12.6 12 15.2 7.4-28.7 32 42.3 28.4-57.5 18 38.4 23.5-55.8
$50,000+ 23 0 0.0 . - . 4 27.5 10.7-54.4 9 27.8 13.3-49.2 10 44.7 24.7-66.6

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*Asked only of respondents who reported smoking daily or occasionally.

^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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