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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 582 513 88.0 84.1-91.0 69 12.0 9.0-15.9
GENDER
Male 239 205 84.0 77.0-89.1 34 16.0 10.9-23.0
Female 343 308 91.6 87.6-94.5 35 8.4 5.5-12.4
RACE
White 430 380 87.6 82.9-91.1 50 12.4 8.9-17.1
Other 151 132 88.4 80.3-93.5 19 11.6 6.5-19.7
AGE
18-44 203 175 85.2 78.3-90.2 28 14.8 9.8-21.7
45+ 373 333 90.9 87.3-93.6 40 9.1 6.4-12.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 139 115 78.7 68.1-86.5 24 21.3 13.5-31.9
Some College + 442 397 91.6 88.2-94.1 45 8.4 5.9-11.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 212 179 84.8 77.5-90.1 33 15.2 9.9-22.5
$50,000+ 309 281 91.0 86.1-94.2 28 9.0 5.8-13.9

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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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