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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover 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
-New Hanover County 188 39 19.0 13.0-27.0 13 15.0 7.4-27.9 136 66.0 54.9-75.6
GENDER
Male 82 15 17.1 9.4-29.0 9 22.9 10.7-42.5 58 60.0 43.5-74.5
Female 106 24 21.7 13.6-32.6 4 4.2 1.6-10.7 78 74.2 62.9-82.9
RACE
White 165 34 22.5 15.5-31.5 7 4.5 2.1- 9.3 124 73.0 63.8-80.6
Other 21 4 6.0 1.8-18.2 6 53.7 22.3-82.4 11 40.3 13.7-74.1
AGE
18-44 36 11 19.0 9.3-34.9 5 25.5 10.4-50.0 20 55.5 34.9-74.4
45+ 151 28 19.1 12.8-27.6 7 5.9 2.7-12.2 116 75.0 66.1-82.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 64 22 29.1 16.4-46.2 7 29.5 13.1-53.6 35 41.4 23.8-61.6
Some College + 124 17 12.0 7.1-19.7 6 5.1 2.2-11.3 101 82.9 74.3-89.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 97 25 22.0 13.1-34.4 7 21.4 9.4-41.7 65 56.6 40.2-71.7
$50,000+ 71 9 14.1 6.9-26.8 5 6.7 2.7-15.8 57 79.2 66.4-88.0

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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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