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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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
-Buncombe County 117 7 8.9 3.9-19.3 12 15.2 8.4-25.9 13 6.9 3.8-12.2 85 68.9 57.8-78.2
GENDER
Male 48 1 5.0 0.7-27.6 2 8.6 2.2-28.5 5 8.0 3.3-18.4 40 78.4 60.5-89.6
Female 69 6 12.4 5.0-27.5 10 20.9 11.0-36.1 8 6.0 2.8-12.3 45 60.7 46.1-73.6
RACE
White 110 7 9.6 4.2-20.5 12 16.3 9.0-27.5 10 5.9 3.0-11.2 81 68.3 56.7-78.0
Other 4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 3 67.9 17.5-95.5 1 32.1 4.5-82.5
AGE
18-44 19 5 25.4 10.0-51.1 6 34.6 16.0-59.6 0 0.0 . - . 8 40.0 19.9-64.1
45+ 97 2 1.8 0.4- 7.5 6 6.8 2.9-14.9 13 10.0 5.6-17.3 76 81.5 72.2-88.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 34 2 16.6 4.5-45.7 5 19.6 8.0-40.6 5 9.2 3.4-22.5 22 54.6 34.7-73.1
Some College + 83 5 5.9 2.2-14.8 7 13.5 6.1-27.2 8 6.0 2.9-12.3 63 74.6 61.7-84.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 53 3 5.8 1.8-17.1 8 20.3 10.1-36.7 10 11.7 5.9-22.0 32 62.2 46.6-75.6
$50,000+ 46 1 3.5 0.5-21.0 4 15.7 5.8-35.9 2 3.8 0.9-14.0 39 77.1 58.2-89.0

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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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