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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 246 49 20.6 14.7-28.0 20 11.5 6.9-18.5 177 67.9 59.8-75.1
GENDER
Male 118 22 21.7 13.4-33.1 12 13.4 7.1-23.9 84 64.9 53.2-75.0
Female 128 27 19.0 12.3-28.1 8 8.8 3.8-19.4 93 72.2 61.6-80.8
RACE
White 199 38 22.5 15.6-31.3 12 6.5 3.5-11.7 149 71.0 62.1-78.5
Other 47 11 14.8 6.6-29.8 8 26.6 13.0-46.8 28 58.6 40.8-74.5
AGE
18-44 65 17 27.4 16.4-42.1 11 20.1 10.8-34.4 37 52.5 38.6-66.0
45+ 178 31 15.4 10.5-22.1 9 5.1 2.4-10.3 138 79.5 72.2-85.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 63 16 32.0 18.9-48.8 8 16.4 7.2-33.3 39 51.5 36.1-66.7
Some College + 183 33 14.9 10.0-21.6 12 9.1 4.9-16.3 138 76.1 67.9-82.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 100 24 23.6 14.9-35.4 9 16.4 7.7-31.6 67 60.0 46.9-71.8
$50,000+ 122 17 13.8 7.5-24.0 11 10.5 5.4-19.3 94 75.7 64.9-84.0

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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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