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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 116 3 3.8 1.2-11.4 12 10.3 5.6-18.4 16 15.8 9.6-24.8 85 70.1 59.9-78.6
GENDER
Male 48 1 2.5 0.4-15.8 2 4.5 1.1-16.5 6 14.2 6.4-28.6 39 78.8 63.7-88.7
Female 68 2 4.8 1.1-18.3 10 15.3 7.8-28.1 10 17.2 9.1-30.2 46 62.6 48.6-74.8
RACE
White 105 3 4.3 1.3-12.9 11 10.9 5.7-19.8 14 15.9 9.4-25.6 77 69.0 58.1-78.1
Other 9 0 0.0 . - . 1 7.3 0.9-39.4 2 17.6 3.8-53.6 6 75.1 40.4-93.1
AGE
18-44 7 2 23.5 5.2-63.3 2 30.2 7.5-69.8 1 9.7 1.3-47.7 2 36.5 9.6-75.8
45+ 109 1 1.3 0.2- 8.7 10 7.9 4.1-14.7 15 16.6 10.0-26.3 83 74.2 64.2-82.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 58 0 0.0 . - . 6 9.8 4.2-21.0 6 12.6 5.6-26.1 46 77.6 63.6-87.3
Some College + 58 3 7.2 2.2-20.7 6 10.9 4.4-24.4 10 18.8 10.0-32.5 39 63.2 48.5-75.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 68 2 5.0 1.2-18.8 5 5.5 2.0-13.9 6 12.5 5.4-26.3 55 77.0 62.9-86.9
$50,000+ 36 1 3.2 0.4-19.4 5 16.8 7.0-35.2 8 21.3 10.7-37.9 22 58.7 41.3-74.3

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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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