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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston County

Tobacco Use

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
-Gaston County 412 321 70.8 63.1-77.6 91 29.2 22.4-36.9
GENDER
Male 170 123 65.0 52.9-75.5 47 35.0 24.5-47.1
Female 242 198 76.3 66.6-83.8 44 23.7 16.2-33.4
RACE
White 351 271 71.1 63.3-77.8 80 28.9 22.2-36.7
Other 61 50 70.0 47.4-85.9 11 30.0 14.1-52.6
AGE
18-44 108 76 63.6 49.9-75.5 32 36.4 24.5-50.1
45+ 301 242 77.6 71.5-82.6 59 22.4 17.4-28.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 221 162 60.4 49.2-70.5 59 39.6 29.5-50.8
Some College + 190 158 83.0 75.3-88.6 32 17.0 11.4-24.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 220 164 66.2 54.8-76.0 56 33.8 24.0-45.2
$50,000+ 124 104 80.5 70.5-87.8 20 19.5 12.2-29.5

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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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