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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 184 40 27.1 17.5-39.4 19 15.4 8.2-27.1 125 57.5 45.3-68.8
GENDER
Male 73 17 28.2 14.5-47.8 9 20.9 9.6-39.7 47 50.9 33.1-68.5
Female 111 23 25.5 16.5-37.2 10 7.3 3.8-13.4 78 67.2 55.8-76.9
RACE
White 120 21 19.1 12.0-29.1 7 6.8 2.9-15.2 92 74.1 63.5-82.4
Other 64 19 33.9 18.0-54.6 12 22.7 10.3-42.9 33 43.3 25.1-63.6
AGE
18-44 42 15 36.5 18.6-59.1 5 17.3 5.8-41.4 22 46.3 25.8-68.1
45+ 141 25 18.7 12.1-27.6 14 13.8 7.5-24.1 102 67.5 57.2-76.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 59 15 26.1 13.3-44.8 6 19.5 6.9-44.0 38 54.5 33.6-73.8
Some College + 125 25 27.9 15.5-44.9 13 12.3 6.2-23.0 87 59.8 45.2-72.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 85 29 38.3 22.3-57.5 11 19.4 8.4-38.8 45 42.3 25.0-61.6
$50,000+ 80 10 14.4 7.6-25.8 6 10.7 4.1-25.0 64 74.9 61.2-84.9

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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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