SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston County

Tobacco Use

Do you now smoke cigarettes everyday, some days, or not at all?*

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  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
-Gaston County 208 70 42.8 32.9-53.3 21 13.3 6.5-25.3 117 43.9 34.7-53.6
GENDER
Male 112 39 40.5 27.7-54.8 8 12.9 4.1-33.9 65 46.6 33.6-59.9
Female 96 31 46.3 32.1-61.1 13 13.8 7.1-25.1 52 39.9 28.0-53.1
RACE
White 183 62 44.8 34.7-55.4 18 10.0 5.8-16.7 103 45.2 35.9-54.8
Other 25 8 35.4 14.1-64.7 3 25.1 5.4-66.2 14 39.4 17.9-66.0
AGE
18-44 47 25 57.9 38.3-75.4 7 17.9 5.8-43.6 15 24.1 13.2-39.9
45+ 160 45 30.4 22.9-39.2 14 9.5 5.3-16.4 101 60.1 51.1-68.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 124 47 48.9 35.3-62.7 12 13.7 5.0-32.3 65 37.4 26.5-49.9
Some College + 84 23 31.2 20.5-44.4 9 12.5 5.7-25.3 52 56.2 43.2-68.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 122 41 39.4 26.6-53.9 15 17.5 7.1-37.1 66 43.1 30.8-56.3
$50,000+ 59 17 34.1 21.6-49.4 3 7.3 2.0-23.7 39 58.6 43.4-72.2

Back to Tobacco Use.

*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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 19MAY09.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook