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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Johnston County

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Smoking light cigarettes is safer than smoking regular cigarettes.*
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  Total
Respond.^
Strongly agree Agree Disagree Strongly disagree
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,515 123 4.4 3.1- 6.2 632 23.3 20.9-25.8 1,219 47.8 44.7-50.8 541 24.6 21.9-27.5
-Johnston County 88 5 13.3 4.4-34.2 22 20.4 12.1-32.3 43 44.6 29.9-60.3 18 21.7 10.6-39.2
GENDER
Male 38 1 2.5 0.3-15.9 9 23.1 10.8-42.5 18 38.1 21.3-58.4 10 36.3 16.6-62.1
Female 50 4 22.8 7.1-53.3 13 18.1 8.7-33.8 25 50.2 28.8-71.5 8 8.9 3.8-19.5
RACE
White 79 5 14.7 4.8-36.9 22 22.5 13.2-35.6 38 41.7 26.6-58.7 14 21.0 9.4-40.6
Other 7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 5 81.5 39.7-96.7 2 18.5 3.3-60.3
AGE
18-44 40 3 14.8 3.7-44.4 10 17.5 8.2-33.5 19 43.8 24.5-65.3 8 23.8 9.3-48.9
45+ 46 2 10.3 2.0-39.0 11 26.3 13.9-43.9 24 47.1 31.1-63.8 9 16.3 8.0-30.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 46 5 22.4 7.6-50.3 9 19.7 9.2-37.3 21 29.2 16.2-46.9 11 28.7 12.2-53.8
Some College + 42 0 0.0 . - . 13 21.5 10.7-38.3 22 67.2 47.7-82.2 7 11.3 4.6-25.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 45 3 11.9 3.6-32.9 9 19.6 8.8-38.2 21 34.1 18.9-53.4 12 34.4 15.2-60.5
$50,000+ 33 0 0.0 . - . 9 21.7 9.9-41.1 18 63.9 41.9-81.3 6 14.4 5.7-31.6

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*Asked only of respondents who reported smoking daily or occasionally.

^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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