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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 288 56 21.1 15.8-27.7 34 15.3 10.1-22.4 198 63.6 56.2-70.5
GENDER
Male 139 29 21.2 14.3-30.3 16 19.1 11.4-30.2 94 59.7 49.3-69.3
Female 149 27 20.9 13.4-31.1 18 9.5 5.7-15.5 104 69.6 59.7-78.0
RACE
White 217 39 20.4 14.4-28.1 22 13.3 7.7-21.9 156 66.3 57.6-74.1
Other 71 17 22.4 13.0-35.8 12 19.2 10.0-33.6 42 58.4 44.3-71.2
AGE
18-44 49 11 22.2 11.5-38.3 10 28.8 15.8-46.4 28 49.1 33.8-64.6
45+ 234 44 20.7 15.2-27.5 24 9.1 5.7-14.2 166 70.2 62.9-76.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 84 23 31.9 20.5-46.0 10 18.6 9.2-34.1 51 49.5 36.4-62.6
Some College + 203 33 15.6 10.8-22.1 24 13.6 8.2-21.7 146 70.8 62.4-77.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 136 30 21.1 14.3-30.1 21 22.1 13.1-34.8 85 56.8 45.8-67.1
$50,000+ 107 19 18.9 11.4-29.7 9 11.0 5.2-21.5 79 70.1 58.5-79.7

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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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