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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wayne County

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Smoking light cigarettes is safer than smoking regular cigarettes.*
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  Total
Respond.^
Strongly agree Agree Disagree Strongly disagree
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,515 123 4.4 3.1- 6.2 632 23.3 20.9-25.8 1,219 47.8 44.7-50.8 541 24.6 21.9-27.5
-Wayne County 84 4 4.5 1.3-15.1 29 31.7 18.9-48.0 36 48.5 33.2-64.0 15 15.3 8.4-26.0
GENDER
Male 33 1 1.8 0.2-12.0 11 35.0 14.7-62.7 15 48.6 24.6-73.3 6 14.6 5.7-32.6
Female 51 3 7.3 1.6-27.3 18 28.4 16.6-44.2 21 48.4 31.7-65.4 9 15.9 7.5-30.5
RACE
White 55 2 5.8 1.2-23.5 18 24.3 13.5-39.6 26 55.9 37.5-72.9 9 14.0 6.3-28.4
Other 29 2 2.5 0.5-10.8 11 44.3 20.4-71.2 10 35.9 16.6-61.1 6 17.3 7.0-36.9
AGE
18-44 29 1 4.6 0.6-26.9 10 29.4 12.0-55.9 12 52.2 29.0-74.6 6 13.7 5.4-30.5
45+ 55 3 4.4 1.3-13.9 19 35.0 22.3-50.3 24 43.0 29.6-57.5 9 17.5 8.8-31.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 47 4 7.5 2.0-24.1 17 35.2 17.0-59.0 22 50.9 29.2-72.3 4 6.4 2.2-17.0
Some College + 37 0 0.0 . - . 12 26.4 14.1-43.9 14 44.7 27.3-63.5 11 28.9 15.3-47.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 49 3 6.9 1.7-23.8 23 41.3 22.1-63.6 14 37.8 18.3-62.2 9 14.0 6.3-28.2
$50,000+ 24 0 0.0 . - . 5 23.4 9.7-46.4 14 52.9 32.1-72.7 5 23.7 9.7-47.4

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*Asked only of respondents who reported smoking daily or occasionally.

^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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