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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

Tobacco Use

Have you smoked at least 100 cigarettes in your entire life?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,781 7,672 45.7 44.5-46.9 8,109 54.3 53.1-55.5
-Rowan County 446 207 47.8 40.9-54.7 239 52.2 45.3-59.1
GENDER
Male 175 102 53.9 43.0-64.4 73 46.1 35.6-57.0
Female 271 105 41.4 32.8-50.6 166 58.6 49.4-67.2
RACE
White 362 172 47.0 39.7-54.3 190 53.0 45.7-60.3
Other 82 34 49.6 34.4-64.9 48 50.4 35.1-65.6
AGE
18-44 99 32 34.6 23.5-47.8 67 65.4 52.2-76.5
45+ 344 173 57.7 50.8-64.3 171 42.3 35.7-49.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 227 116 52.6 42.3-62.7 111 47.4 37.3-57.7
Some College + 219 91 41.8 33.5-50.6 128 58.2 49.4-66.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 253 124 49.3 39.6-59.0 129 50.7 41.0-60.4
$50,000+ 132 60 43.2 33.2-53.9 72 56.8 46.1-66.8

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^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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