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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 405 323 80.5 75.3-84.9 82 19.5 15.1-24.7
GENDER
Male 158 127 81.6 72.8-88.0 31 18.4 12.0-27.2
Female 247 196 79.5 72.9-84.8 51 20.5 15.2-27.1
RACE
White 304 248 83.7 78.1-88.0 56 16.3 12.0-21.9
Other 101 75 73.3 61.0-82.8 26 26.7 17.2-39.0
AGE
18-44 109 95 89.4 80.6-94.4 14 10.6 5.6-19.4
45+ 291 226 74.2 67.2-80.1 65 25.8 19.9-32.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 135 106 80.3 71.2-87.1 29 19.7 12.9-28.8
Some College + 270 217 80.6 73.9-86.0 53 19.4 14.0-26.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 171 130 75.6 66.0-83.2 41 24.4 16.8-34.0
$50,000+ 184 152 83.7 76.4-89.1 32 16.3 10.9-23.6

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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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