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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 394 335 81.6 74.4-87.2 59 18.4 12.8-25.6
GENDER
Male 145 119 76.4 63.9-85.6 26 23.6 14.4-36.1
Female 249 216 87.7 82.1-91.7 33 12.3 8.3-17.9
RACE
White 224 196 87.3 81.2-91.7 28 12.7 8.3-18.8
Other 167 136 77.3 65.7-85.9 31 22.7 14.1-34.3
AGE
18-44 134 114 80.8 68.7-89.0 20 19.2 11.0-31.3
45+ 258 219 82.7 75.9-87.8 39 17.3 12.2-24.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 118 97 77.7 64.2-87.1 21 22.3 12.9-35.8
Some College + 276 238 84.1 75.0-90.3 38 15.9 9.7-25.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 170 130 70.5 57.6-80.8 40 29.5 19.2-42.4
$50,000+ 182 166 90.3 83.7-94.4 16 9.7 5.6-16.3

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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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