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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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 13,219 10,826 79.7 78.4-80.9 2,393 20.3 19.1-21.6
-Buncombe County 398 337 82.5 76.9-86.9 61 17.5 13.1-23.1
GENDER
Male 145 119 79.3 69.6-86.5 26 20.7 13.5-30.4
Female 253 218 85.2 78.5-90.1 35 14.8 9.9-21.5
RACE
White 363 312 82.5 76.5-87.3 51 17.5 12.7-23.5
Other 32 22 80.0 61.4-90.9 10 20.0 9.1-38.6
AGE
18-44 106 88 79.5 68.8-87.3 18 20.5 12.7-31.2
45+ 291 248 85.2 80.2-89.1 43 14.8 10.9-19.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 121 92 75.9 65.5-83.9 29 24.1 16.1-34.5
Some College + 274 243 85.4 78.2-90.6 31 14.6 9.4-21.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 188 152 76.6 67.3-83.8 36 23.4 16.2-32.7
$50,000+ 160 145 90.0 82.6-94.4 15 10.0 5.6-17.4

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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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