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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 412 208 52.0 45.1-58.9 204 48.0 41.1-54.9
GENDER
Male 170 112 65.4 55.4-74.2 58 34.6 25.8-44.6
Female 242 96 39.5 31.0-48.7 146 60.5 51.3-69.0
RACE
White 351 183 52.8 45.5-59.9 168 47.2 40.1-54.5
Other 61 25 49.5 32.1-67.0 36 50.5 33.0-67.9
AGE
18-44 108 47 47.9 35.7-60.4 61 52.1 39.6-64.3
45+ 301 160 56.2 49.7-62.5 141 43.8 37.5-50.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 221 124 63.4 54.4-71.5 97 36.6 28.5-45.6
Some College + 190 84 38.9 30.5-48.1 106 61.1 51.9-69.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 220 122 59.4 50.1-68.0 98 40.6 32.0-49.9
$50,000+ 124 59 47.0 36.6-57.7 65 53.0 42.3-63.4

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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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