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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Robeson County

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Smoking light cigarettes is safer than smoking regular cigarettes.*
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  Total
Respond.^
Strongly agree Agree Disagree Strongly disagree
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,515 123 4.4 3.1- 6.2 632 23.3 20.9-25.8 1,219 47.8 44.7-50.8 541 24.6 21.9-27.5
-Robeson County 80 6 4.2 1.7-10.3 27 24.1 15.5-35.3 35 50.2 36.5-63.9 12 21.5 11.2-37.2
GENDER
Male 32 1 2.0 0.3-13.2 13 24.6 12.6-42.3 13 50.1 29.2-71.0 5 23.4 8.4-50.3
Female 48 5 6.5 2.3-17.2 14 23.6 12.9-39.1 22 50.3 33.9-66.7 7 19.6 9.0-37.5
RACE
White 24 4 12.7 3.9-34.3 5 14.5 5.5-32.9 12 55.1 31.7-76.4 3 17.8 5.5-45.0
Other 56 2 2.0 0.4- 8.1 22 26.7 16.3-40.5 23 48.9 33.0-65.0 9 22.5 10.6-41.5
AGE
18-44 35 2 3.1 0.6-14.0 10 21.0 10.5-37.7 14 45.8 27.5-65.4 9 30.0 14.4-52.2
45+ 45 4 5.8 1.9-16.2 17 28.4 16.4-44.5 21 56.4 38.7-72.6 3 9.4 2.7-27.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 51 3 4.2 1.2-13.5 18 24.5 14.1-39.0 24 52.4 35.1-69.2 6 19.0 7.2-41.4
Some College + 29 3 4.4 1.3-14.3 9 23.2 11.0-42.5 11 45.4 25.1-67.4 6 27.0 12.1-49.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 62 5 5.1 1.9-12.9 21 22.9 13.9-35.3 26 48.5 32.9-64.4 10 23.5 11.4-42.2
$50,000+ 8 0 0.0 . - . 1 15.8 2.1-61.4 6 75.1 35.4-94.3 1 9.1 1.2-45.9

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*Asked only of respondents who reported smoking daily or occasionally.

^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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