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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 111 9 9.1 4.4-17.7 20 22.8 14.5-34.1 13 12.9 7.1-22.4 69 55.1 44.2-65.6
GENDER
Male 50 4 10.8 3.9-26.7 5 9.6 3.8-21.9 5 12.1 4.6-28.5 36 67.5 51.2-80.4
Female 61 5 7.2 2.9-17.1 15 36.6 22.7-53.3 8 13.8 6.5-26.9 33 42.3 29.0-56.9
RACE
White 95 7 9.0 4.0-18.9 14 20.7 11.9-33.4 10 10.5 5.5-19.3 64 59.8 47.7-70.9
Other 16 2 9.7 2.0-35.4 6 32.7 13.4-60.5 3 24.0 6.8-57.8 5 33.6 13.3-62.5
AGE
18-44 14 4 24.7 8.6-53.4 4 33.3 12.7-63.2 2 19.9 5.0-53.9 4 22.1 7.7-49.1
45+ 97 5 4.8 1.9-11.8 16 20.0 11.8-31.7 11 11.0 6.0-19.4 65 64.2 52.6-74.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 36 5 15.5 6.3-33.4 10 28.0 14.4-47.2 3 6.7 2.0-20.6 18 49.7 32.0-67.5
Some College + 75 4 6.5 2.1-18.2 10 20.7 11.1-35.5 10 15.5 7.9-28.1 51 57.3 43.7-70.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 43 5 13.0 5.2-29.2 12 33.8 19.6-51.7 6 12.6 5.4-26.6 20 40.6 25.9-57.2
$50,000+ 53 3 7.2 2.1-22.0 5 14.4 5.9-31.3 7 15.7 7.1-31.1 38 62.7 46.4-76.5

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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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