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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston County

Tobacco Use Prevention

Not including yourself, how many of the adults who live in your household smoke cigarettes, cigars or pipes?

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  Total
Respond.^
One adult Two adults Three or more adults No adults
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 10,245 1,870 18.8 17.7-19.9 257 4.1 3.4- 4.9 66 1.6 1.1- 2.3 8,052 75.5 74.2-76.8
-Gaston County 278 62 24.1 17.9-31.7 7 4.0 1.7- 9.1 1 2.0 0.3-12.7 208 69.9 61.7-77.0
GENDER
Male 125 28 23.7 15.1-35.2 6 7.4 3.0-17.1 1 3.9 0.6-22.9 90 65.0 52.4-75.7
Female 153 34 24.5 16.3-35.1 1 0.5 0.1- 3.6 0 0.0 . - . 118 74.9 64.4-83.2
RACE
White 241 54 27.2 19.9-35.9 7 5.1 2.2-11.5 0 0.0 . - . 180 67.7 58.9-75.5
Other 37 8 13.5 6.2-27.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 9.0 1.3-42.4 28 77.6 55.4-90.6
AGE
18-44 89 21 24.9 15.2-38.0 3 4.5 1.3-14.7 1 3.7 0.5-21.8 64 66.9 53.1-78.3
45+ 188 41 23.4 17.4-30.8 4 3.3 1.2- 8.8 0 0.0 . - . 143 73.2 65.6-79.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 141 31 23.7 15.3-34.8 4 3.4 1.2- 8.9 1 3.8 0.5-22.2 105 69.1 57.0-79.1
Some College + 137 31 24.6 16.2-35.5 3 4.6 1.2-16.0 0 0.0 . - . 103 70.8 59.3-80.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 124 30 21.2 14.1-30.5 2 1.9 0.5- 7.7 1 4.5 0.6-25.5 91 72.4 60.5-81.7
$50,000+ 109 20 20.3 12.7-31.0 1 1.2 0.2- 7.7 0 0.0 . - . 88 78.5 67.8-86.4

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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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