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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Union County

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

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
-Union County 408 343 80.7 73.7-86.1 65 19.3 13.9-26.3
GENDER
Male 153 125 75.9 63.8-84.9 28 24.1 15.1-36.2
Female 255 218 85.9 80.1-90.2 37 14.1 9.8-19.9
RACE
White 342 286 81.0 73.7-86.7 56 19.0 13.3-26.3
Other 63 54 78.5 58.1-90.6 9 21.5 9.4-41.9
AGE
18-44 134 114 78.5 65.8-87.3 20 21.5 12.7-34.2
45+ 270 225 82.8 77.0-87.4 45 17.2 12.6-23.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 143 114 70.6 55.9-82.0 29 29.4 18.0-44.1
Some College + 264 228 86.8 81.1-91.0 36 13.2 9.0-18.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 160 121 69.8 56.1-80.8 39 30.2 19.2-43.9
$50,000+ 181 162 88.5 81.8-93.0 19 11.5 7.0-18.2

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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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