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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Guilford County

Tobacco Use

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

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  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
-Guilford County 184 51 34.9 24.3-47.2 10 8.4 3.7-17.8 123 56.7 44.9-67.9
GENDER
Male 89 25 26.7 16.6-40.1 7 13.1 5.2-29.0 57 60.2 44.8-73.8
Female 95 26 44.7 28.2-62.6 3 2.7 0.8- 8.5 66 52.6 35.6-68.9
RACE
White 154 38 35.7 23.5-50.0 7 7.0 2.4-18.4 109 57.4 44.2-69.5
Other 29 12 31.0 14.3-54.8 3 12.5 3.3-37.4 14 56.4 30.7-79.1
AGE
18-44 25 11 48.2 21.3-76.2 4 16.4 4.7-43.4 10 35.4 12.4-68.0
45+ 158 40 28.6 21.1-37.6 5 4.2 1.4-11.8 113 67.1 58.0-75.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 83 28 38.7 22.3-58.2 7 12.9 5.1-29.1 48 48.4 30.7-66.5
Some College + 101 23 29.9 20.2-41.7 3 2.6 0.8- 7.9 75 67.5 55.8-77.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 85 28 31.6 19.2-47.3 6 10.1 3.7-25.1 51 58.3 41.1-73.7
$50,000+ 81 20 38.1 21.9-57.6 3 3.2 1.0-10.0 58 58.6 40.2-74.9

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*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.

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