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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Orange 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
-Orange County 378 342 88.7 83.0-92.7 36 11.3 7.3-17.0
GENDER
Male 152 135 86.5 76.1-92.9 17 13.5 7.1-23.9
Female 226 207 91.1 85.5-94.7 19 8.9 5.3-14.5
RACE
White 308 282 91.8 87.5-94.7 26 8.2 5.3-12.5
Other 69 59 80.0 62.1-90.8 10 20.0 9.2-37.9
AGE
18-44 90 79 86.1 72.7-93.5 11 13.9 6.5-27.3
45+ 283 258 90.4 85.6-93.7 25 9.6 6.3-14.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 85 68 72.6 56.2-84.6 17 27.4 15.4-43.8
Some College + 292 273 93.8 89.1-96.5 19 6.2 3.5-10.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 139 111 74.1 61.8-83.6 28 25.9 16.4-38.2
$50,000+ 194 188 95.7 88.6-98.5 6 4.3 1.5-11.4

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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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