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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg County

Tobacco Use

Have you smoked at least 100 cigarettes in your entire life?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,781 7,672 45.7 44.5-46.9 8,109 54.3 53.1-55.5
-Mecklenburg County 672 288 35.9 31.7-40.4 384 64.1 59.6-68.3
GENDER
Male 274 139 42.9 36.1-50.0 135 57.1 50.0-63.9
Female 398 149 28.8 23.9-34.2 249 71.2 65.8-76.1
RACE
White 460 217 41.0 35.7-46.5 243 59.0 53.5-64.3
Other 211 71 29.0 22.5-36.6 140 71.0 63.4-77.5
AGE
18-44 200 49 23.4 17.4-30.8 151 76.6 69.2-82.6
45+ 463 234 47.9 42.6-53.2 229 52.1 46.8-57.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 180 84 38.7 30.1-48.0 96 61.3 52.0-69.9
Some College + 488 203 34.7 30.0-39.8 285 65.3 60.2-70.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 265 136 41.9 34.3-49.9 129 58.1 50.1-65.7
$50,000+ 316 107 30.4 25.0-36.5 209 69.6 63.5-75.0

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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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