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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 118 5 2.3 0.9- 5.7 16 33.6 16.9-55.7 11 7.8 3.4-16.7 86 56.4 38.0-73.1
GENDER
Male 63 4 3.0 1.1- 8.4 10 27.1 13.0-48.1 5 7.0 1.9-22.7 44 62.8 43.9-78.5
Female 55 1 1.2 0.2- 9.0 6 42.2 14.2-76.3 6 8.7 3.1-22.6 42 47.8 21.0-75.9
RACE
White 76 3 3.1 0.9- 9.6 7 17.8 8.6-33.5 7 6.7 2.9-14.6 59 72.3 58.0-83.2
Other 40 2 2.1 0.5- 8.9 8 29.8 12.5-55.9 4 11.4 3.5-31.4 26 56.6 34.4-76.4
AGE
18-44 18 1 1.3 0.2- 9.6 9 65.9 34.4-87.6 1 6.1 0.8-34.8 7 26.7 9.1-57.2
45+ 97 4 3.0 1.1- 8.3 7 10.7 4.9-21.9 9 8.6 4.1-16.9 77 77.6 66.3-86.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 35 4 4.5 1.4-13.7 4 46.3 16.6-78.9 3 8.7 1.9-31.3 24 40.5 16.4-70.4
Some College + 83 1 0.5 0.1- 3.4 12 23.4 13.6-37.2 8 7.0 3.2-14.7 62 69.1 55.8-79.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 45 3 3.4 0.9-12.2 4 37.6 9.3-78.1 4 8.6 1.8-32.8 34 50.4 19.6-80.9
$50,000+ 55 2 2.0 0.5- 8.2 9 23.1 12.3-39.2 4 5.2 1.7-14.9 40 69.7 54.1-81.7

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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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