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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover 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
-New Hanover County 370 318 82.7 75.8-88.0 52 17.3 12.0-24.2
GENDER
Male 146 122 77.4 65.2-86.3 24 22.6 13.7-34.8
Female 224 196 88.5 82.8-92.5 28 11.5 7.5-17.2
RACE
White 319 278 86.8 81.6-90.7 41 13.2 9.3-18.4
Other 48 38 65.2 40.6-83.6 10 34.8 16.4-59.4
AGE
18-44 82 66 75.4 60.5-86.0 16 24.6 14.0-39.5
45+ 286 251 88.1 83.0-91.8 35 11.9 8.2-17.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 103 74 57.2 41.3-71.7 29 42.8 28.3-58.7
Some College + 266 243 92.8 88.9-95.4 23 7.2 4.6-11.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 161 129 70.8 57.7-81.1 32 29.2 18.9-42.3
$50,000+ 161 147 91.7 85.7-95.4 14 8.3 4.6-14.3

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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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