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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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 6,457 1,774 31.0 29.0-33.1 619 12.7 11.0-14.6 4,064 56.3 54.1-58.5
-Buncombe County 180 33 22.9 15.5-32.5 28 18.5 12.1-27.3 119 58.6 49.1-67.4
GENDER
Male 74 16 25.9 15.1-40.7 10 20.0 10.3-35.2 48 54.1 40.2-67.4
Female 106 17 20.0 11.2-33.3 18 17.1 10.1-27.5 71 62.9 50.5-73.9
RACE
White 163 30 23.6 15.7-33.9 21 16.5 10.0-25.9 112 59.9 49.8-69.2
Other 14 3 21.9 6.9-51.7 7 57.7 30.2-81.1 4 20.4 6.9-47.0
AGE
18-44 37 9 29.5 15.3-49.4 9 27.4 14.4-46.0 19 43.0 27.2-60.4
45+ 142 24 18.4 12.3-26.8 19 12.4 7.7-19.3 99 69.2 60.3-76.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 64 18 31.6 19.6-46.8 11 19.4 10.2-33.7 35 49.0 35.2-62.9
Some College + 115 14 17.6 9.2-31.1 17 18.3 10.3-30.2 84 64.1 51.3-75.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 89 22 28.3 17.3-42.6 14 23.5 13.5-37.7 53 48.2 35.7-61.0
$50,000+ 62 8 13.4 6.4-25.8 7 13.6 5.5-29.8 47 73.0 57.6-84.3

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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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