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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba County

Tobacco Use

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
-Catawba County 363 302 77.1 68.5-83.9 61 22.9 16.1-31.5
GENDER
Male 135 105 66.3 51.5-78.5 30 33.7 21.5-48.5
Female 228 197 86.5 80.4-90.9 31 13.5 9.1-19.6
RACE
White 331 275 79.1 72.4-84.5 56 20.9 15.5-27.6
Other 28 23 64.2 29.1-88.7 5 35.8 11.3-70.9
AGE
18-44 76 61 69.9 51.4-83.6 15 30.1 16.4-48.6
45+ 285 239 81.8 75.7-86.6 46 18.2 13.4-24.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 179 144 69.0 54.6-80.4 35 31.0 19.6-45.4
Some College + 183 157 85.0 77.9-90.1 26 15.0 9.9-22.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 194 156 70.8 56.5-81.9 38 29.2 18.1-43.5
$50,000+ 123 104 82.9 73.4-89.5 19 17.1 10.5-26.6

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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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