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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 175 56 37.3 27.0-48.9 9 8.0 2.5-22.8 110 54.7 42.9-66.0
GENDER
Male 77 26 40.2 25.0-57.7 2 8.3 1.4-36.7 49 51.5 34.3-68.4
Female 98 30 32.7 22.8-44.4 7 7.6 3.0-17.9 61 59.7 47.9-70.5
RACE
White 149 48 37.9 27.7-49.2 8 9.4 2.5-29.3 93 52.7 41.3-63.9
Other 26 8 35.8 14.0-65.7 1 4.3 0.6-26.3 17 59.9 30.9-83.3
AGE
18-44 46 16 41.6 23.1-62.9 4 13.5 3.2-42.3 26 44.9 25.3-66.3
45+ 128 40 33.5 24.8-43.6 5 3.0 1.2- 7.6 83 63.5 53.4-72.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 75 23 38.3 21.9-58.0 6 13.5 3.5-40.0 46 48.2 29.5-67.4
Some College + 100 33 36.2 25.6-48.5 3 2.4 0.7- 7.3 64 61.4 49.3-72.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 86 32 40.0 23.9-58.7 7 14.1 3.9-39.9 47 45.8 27.8-65.0
$50,000+ 70 18 30.5 19.4-44.5 1 0.9 0.1- 6.2 51 68.6 54.7-79.8

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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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