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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Tobacco Use

Have you smoked at least 100 cigarettes in your entire life?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 13,224 6,462 46.5 44.9-48.0 6,762 53.5 52.0-55.1
-Buncombe County 398 180 42.3 36.4-48.4 218 57.7 51.6-63.6
GENDER
Male 145 74 45.1 35.6-55.1 71 54.9 44.9-64.4
Female 253 106 39.8 32.7-47.4 147 60.2 52.6-67.3
RACE
White 363 163 43.5 37.4-49.9 200 56.5 50.1-62.6
Other 32 14 25.1 12.3-44.6 18 74.9 55.4-87.7
AGE
18-44 106 37 35.9 26.2-46.8 69 64.1 53.2-73.8
45+ 291 142 48.1 41.8-54.5 149 51.9 45.5-58.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 121 64 47.3 36.0-58.8 57 52.7 41.2-64.0
Some College + 274 115 40.6 33.6-47.9 159 59.4 52.1-66.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 188 89 45.3 36.4-54.4 99 54.7 45.6-63.6
$50,000+ 160 62 37.1 28.9-46.2 98 62.9 53.8-71.1

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^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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