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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 445 358 72.7 65.1-79.1 87 27.3 20.9-34.9
GENDER
Male 175 137 68.7 57.2-78.3 38 31.3 21.7-42.8
Female 270 221 76.8 66.2-84.8 49 23.2 15.2-33.8
RACE
White 361 296 78.1 69.9-84.5 65 21.9 15.5-30.1
Other 82 61 60.8 44.4-75.2 21 39.2 24.8-55.6
AGE
18-44 99 78 73.8 60.3-84.0 21 26.2 16.0-39.7
45+ 344 279 71.8 62.6-79.6 65 28.2 20.4-37.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 226 171 65.7 54.3-75.5 55 34.3 24.5-45.7
Some College + 219 187 81.3 72.5-87.8 32 18.7 12.2-27.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 253 193 66.2 55.3-75.5 60 33.8 24.5-44.7
$50,000+ 132 115 84.9 75.3-91.2 17 15.1 8.8-24.7

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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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