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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg County

Tobacco Use Prevention

Not including yourself, how many of the adults who live in your household smoke cigarettes, cigars or pipes?

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  Total
Respond.^
One adult Two adults Three or more adults No adults
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 10,245 1,870 18.8 17.7-19.9 257 4.1 3.4- 4.9 66 1.6 1.1- 2.3 8,052 75.5 74.2-76.8
-Mecklenburg County 432 65 13.1 10.1-16.8 5 1.5 0.6- 4.0 1 0.8 0.1- 5.5 361 84.6 80.4-88.0
GENDER
Male 211 26 10.9 7.3-16.0 3 2.0 0.6- 6.5 0 0.0 . - . 182 87.1 81.5-91.2
Female 221 39 15.7 11.2-21.5 2 1.0 0.2- 4.7 1 1.8 0.3-11.5 179 81.5 74.8-86.8
RACE
White 299 49 16.1 12.0-21.3 4 2.1 0.7- 6.1 0 0.0 . - . 246 81.8 76.3-86.3
Other 132 16 8.9 5.4-14.5 1 0.8 0.1- 5.6 1 1.9 0.3-12.2 114 88.3 81.2-93.0
AGE
18-44 151 16 8.6 5.2-13.9 1 1.1 0.2- 7.3 1 1.5 0.2-10.1 133 88.8 82.1-93.2
45+ 276 49 18.3 13.8-23.8 4 2.1 0.7- 5.7 0 0.0 . - . 223 79.6 73.8-84.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 112 20 13.8 8.6-21.4 3 2.7 0.9- 8.4 1 2.5 0.4-15.8 88 80.9 71.4-87.8
Some College + 319 45 12.8 9.4-17.2 2 1.0 0.2- 5.1 0 0.0 . - . 272 86.3 81.6-89.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 129 33 19.4 13.4-27.4 2 1.3 0.3- 6.3 1 2.4 0.3-15.0 93 76.8 67.7-84.0
$50,000+ 257 29 10.7 7.3-15.5 2 1.5 0.4- 6.2 0 0.0 . - . 226 87.8 82.5-91.6

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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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