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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 200 61 31.7 24.4-40.0 21 13.1 7.5-21.9 118 55.2 46.5-63.6
GENDER
Male 81 26 30.3 19.8-43.4 5 11.4 3.8-29.5 50 58.3 44.3-71.0
Female 119 35 33.1 23.8-43.9 16 14.8 8.8-23.9 68 52.1 41.8-62.2
RACE
White 156 43 26.8 19.6-35.5 13 9.5 4.4-19.2 100 63.7 54.1-72.4
Other 44 18 44.5 27.6-62.9 8 22.6 9.9-43.7 18 32.8 18.9-50.7
AGE
18-44 29 11 31.6 16.2-52.4 3 15.6 4.0-45.0 15 52.8 32.3-72.4
45+ 167 49 31.7 23.7-41.0 16 11.5 6.1-20.6 102 56.8 47.3-65.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 73 24 37.1 24.9-51.3 5 5.8 2.1-14.9 44 57.1 43.1-69.9
Some College + 127 37 28.9 20.3-39.4 16 16.8 9.0-29.1 74 54.3 43.3-64.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 91 31 37.5 26.1-50.4 10 15.2 6.5-31.5 50 47.3 35.2-59.8
$50,000+ 87 25 26.6 17.7-38.0 7 11.3 4.5-25.5 55 62.1 49.4-73.4

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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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