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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 206 67 39.9 29.9-50.7 20 17.4 9.2-30.6 119 42.7 33.6-52.3
GENDER
Male 102 30 33.3 22.2-46.7 8 24.8 12.0-44.3 64 41.9 30.2-54.6
Female 104 37 48.8 33.4-64.5 12 7.4 3.7-14.3 55 43.7 29.8-58.7
RACE
White 171 54 42.5 31.3-54.5 11 4.3 2.1- 8.4 106 53.2 41.8-64.3
Other 34 12 32.9 16.8-54.2 9 46.1 24.7-68.9 13 21.1 10.2-38.6
AGE
18-44 32 16 45.6 25.9-66.9 5 29.9 11.6-58.3 11 24.4 11.8-43.9
45+ 173 50 37.0 25.8-49.9 15 11.8 5.3-23.9 108 51.2 39.9-62.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 115 41 44.2 30.2-59.2 14 21.2 9.6-40.4 60 34.6 24.2-46.8
Some College + 91 26 33.1 21.3-47.5 6 11.6 4.2-28.1 59 55.3 41.2-68.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 124 45 46.9 32.7-61.6 15 21.8 10.4-40.2 64 31.3 21.8-42.6
$50,000+ 60 14 30.2 17.6-46.7 3 4.7 1.4-15.1 43 65.1 49.1-78.3

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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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