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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Tobacco Use

How long has it been since you last smoked cigarettes regularly?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Less than 1 year ago 1 to 5 years ago 5 to 10 years ago 10 or more years ago
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,979 242 10.2 8.0-12.8 537 18.0 15.8-20.5 462 12.6 10.8-14.7 2,738 59.2 56.3-62.0
-Alamance County 111 4 13.4 3.3-41.2 16 17.7 8.0-34.9 17 17.1 9.7-28.4 74 51.8 36.6-66.6
GENDER
Male 52 1 17.2 2.7-60.5 8 21.4 7.0-49.6 9 16.4 7.1-33.6 34 45.0 25.3-66.4
Female 59 3 8.3 2.3-25.3 8 12.8 5.9-25.7 8 17.9 8.5-34.0 40 61.0 44.7-75.1
RACE
White 93 3 15.6 3.3-50.3 16 23.6 10.8-44.3 12 11.5 5.9-21.2 62 49.3 32.2-66.6
Other 17 1 7.6 1.0-39.2 0 0.0 . - . 4 26.1 9.7-53.8 12 66.2 38.7-85.9
AGE
18-44 17 2 31.0 6.7-73.7 4 29.2 7.9-66.5 6 25.1 8.8-53.8 5 14.7 4.2-40.1
45+ 93 2 2.9 0.6-13.7 12 10.9 5.9-19.3 11 12.3 6.6-21.9 68 73.9 62.7-82.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 49 2 4.0 0.7-19.2 10 29.3 12.3-55.1 8 19.1 8.5-37.7 29 47.5 28.9-66.9
Some College + 62 2 22.9 4.9-62.9 6 6.1 2.4-14.6 9 15.0 6.9-29.8 45 56.0 32.1-77.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 64 3 7.2 2.0-22.4 11 13.6 7.0-24.7 10 23.2 11.9-40.4 40 56.0 40.4-70.5
$50,000+ 39 1 21.9 3.6-67.8 3 21.3 5.1-57.5 6 11.6 4.3-27.5 29 45.3 22.1-70.7

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*This question was asked of those who reported smoking 100+ cigarettes, but no longer smoke.

^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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