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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Orange 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
-Orange County 165 27 22.7 14.3-34.0 9 4.7 2.3- 9.6 129 72.6 61.6-81.4
GENDER
Male 76 14 25.8 13.5-43.6 3 3.9 1.1-12.4 59 70.3 53.3-83.1
Female 89 13 18.5 10.3-31.1 6 5.8 2.5-13.1 70 75.7 63.2-84.9
RACE
White 134 22 19.5 12.7-28.9 4 1.8 0.7- 5.1 108 78.6 69.3-85.7
Other 31 5 29.5 11.2-58.1 5 11.0 4.1-26.3 21 59.5 35.1-80.0
AGE
18-44 33 9 33.7 16.2-57.1 2 2.8 0.6-11.5 22 63.5 40.9-81.4
45+ 132 18 15.8 9.8-24.6 7 5.9 2.6-13.0 107 78.2 68.9-85.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 47 13 42.7 24.2-63.6 4 7.8 2.7-20.6 30 49.4 30.9-68.1
Some College + 118 14 13.4 6.9-24.3 5 3.3 1.2- 8.8 99 83.3 72.5-90.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 78 23 39.7 25.3-56.2 5 6.5 2.5-15.6 50 53.8 38.5-68.4
$50,000+ 69 3 9.2 2.5-28.7 3 3.5 0.9-12.7 63 87.3 69.8-95.3

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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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