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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 406 201 43.5 37.5-49.7 205 56.5 50.3-62.5
GENDER
Male 158 81 44.1 34.9-53.8 77 55.9 46.2-65.1
Female 248 120 42.9 35.5-50.6 128 57.1 49.4-64.5
RACE
White 305 157 45.1 38.2-52.2 148 54.9 47.8-61.8
Other 101 44 39.8 28.6-52.2 57 60.2 47.8-71.4
AGE
18-44 109 29 22.5 15.0-32.5 80 77.5 67.5-85.0
45+ 292 168 59.7 53.0-66.1 124 40.3 33.9-47.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 135 73 45.8 35.1-57.0 62 54.2 43.0-64.9
Some College + 271 128 42.4 35.3-49.9 143 57.6 50.1-64.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 171 91 46.4 36.4-56.6 80 53.6 43.4-63.6
$50,000+ 184 87 43.0 34.7-51.6 97 57.0 48.4-65.3

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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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