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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Onslow 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
-Onslow County 215 67 33.4 25.1-42.9 14 5.9 3.1-11.1 134 60.7 51.3-69.3
GENDER
Male 108 28 33.0 21.4-47.1 9 7.9 3.6-16.5 71 59.1 45.7-71.3
Female 107 39 34.1 24.3-45.5 5 2.9 1.2- 7.1 63 63.0 51.6-73.1
RACE
White 174 57 31.7 23.8-40.7 9 3.6 1.8- 7.3 108 64.7 55.6-72.9
Other 39 9 38.7 17.3-65.6 5 14.1 4.7-35.2 25 47.2 26.3-69.0
AGE
18-44 73 27 37.3 24.6-52.2 4 5.8 2.0-15.5 42 56.9 42.5-70.2
45+ 142 40 28.3 20.3-37.8 10 6.1 3.1-11.5 92 65.6 56.0-74.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 97 33 36.6 23.7-51.7 8 6.8 2.8-15.7 56 56.7 42.2-70.1
Some College + 118 34 30.7 20.8-42.7 6 5.1 1.9-13.0 78 64.2 52.3-74.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 116 45 41.1 28.7-54.8 9 7.9 3.5-17.2 62 50.9 38.0-63.7
$50,000+ 68 13 20.6 11.0-35.4 3 3.6 1.1-11.4 52 75.8 61.2-86.1

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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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