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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg County

Tobacco Use

Current Smoker*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,776 12,898 79.1 78.0-80.1 2,878 20.9 19.9-22.0
-Mecklenburg County 672 582 86.9 83.4-89.8 90 13.1 10.2-16.6
GENDER
Male 274 229 82.7 76.5-87.5 45 17.3 12.5-23.5
Female 398 353 91.2 87.5-93.9 45 8.8 6.1-12.5
RACE
White 460 399 86.2 81.5-89.8 61 13.8 10.2-18.5
Other 211 182 87.9 81.8-92.2 29 12.1 7.8-18.2
AGE
18-44 200 179 88.1 81.5-92.5 21 11.9 7.5-18.5
45+ 463 395 85.7 81.7-89.0 68 14.3 11.0-18.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 180 147 80.5 71.8-86.9 33 19.5 13.1-28.2
Some College + 488 431 89.9 86.2-92.6 57 10.1 7.4-13.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 265 214 81.9 75.1-87.2 51 18.1 12.8-24.9
$50,000+ 316 288 90.9 86.3-94.1 28 9.1 5.9-13.7

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*Data in this table were derived from the tobacco use questions 1 and 2.

^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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