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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover 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
-New Hanover County 370 188 50.7 43.5-58.0 182 49.3 42.0-56.5
GENDER
Male 146 82 56.4 44.5-67.7 64 43.6 32.3-55.5
Female 224 106 44.6 36.7-52.7 118 55.4 47.3-63.3
RACE
White 319 165 49.0 41.7-56.3 154 51.0 43.7-58.3
Other 48 21 58.4 37.9-76.3 27 41.6 23.7-62.1
AGE
18-44 82 36 55.3 42.0-67.9 46 44.7 32.1-58.0
45+ 286 151 47.6 39.9-55.3 135 52.4 44.7-60.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 103 64 73.1 61.5-82.2 39 26.9 17.8-38.5
Some College + 266 124 42.0 34.4-49.9 142 58.0 50.1-65.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 161 97 67.3 56.9-76.3 64 32.7 23.7-43.1
$50,000+ 161 71 39.7 31.6-48.4 90 60.3 51.6-68.4

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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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