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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham County

Tobacco Use

Have you smoked at least 100 cigarettes in your entire life?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,781 7,672 45.7 44.5-46.9 8,109 54.3 53.1-55.5
-Durham County 394 184 43.2 36.0-50.7 210 56.8 49.3-64.0
GENDER
Male 145 73 48.0 36.2-60.0 72 52.0 40.0-63.8
Female 249 111 37.6 30.9-44.9 138 62.4 55.1-69.1
RACE
White 224 120 48.8 40.7-56.9 104 51.2 43.1-59.3
Other 167 64 40.1 29.2-52.0 103 59.9 48.0-70.8
AGE
18-44 134 42 35.7 24.8-48.4 92 64.3 51.6-75.2
45+ 258 141 53.4 46.1-60.5 117 46.6 39.5-53.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 118 59 49.1 35.8-62.5 59 50.9 37.5-64.2
Some College + 276 125 39.6 31.8-48.0 151 60.4 52.0-68.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 170 85 51.1 39.0-63.0 85 48.9 37.0-61.0
$50,000+ 182 80 38.5 30.8-46.8 102 61.5 53.2-69.2

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^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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