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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 380 315 78.8 72.3-84.1 65 21.2 15.9-27.7
GENDER
Male 142 119 77.9 66.5-86.2 23 22.1 13.8-33.5
Female 238 196 79.6 71.8-85.7 42 20.4 14.3-28.2
RACE
White 291 238 77.3 69.9-83.3 53 22.7 16.7-30.1
Other 85 73 81.6 67.0-90.6 12 18.4 9.4-33.0
AGE
18-44 98 78 74.9 62.3-84.3 20 25.1 15.7-37.7
45+ 279 234 82.0 76.1-86.7 45 18.0 13.3-23.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 113 86 71.1 57.2-81.9 27 28.9 18.1-42.8
Some College + 267 229 82.1 74.7-87.7 38 17.9 12.3-25.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 138 108 75.9 64.8-84.3 30 24.1 15.7-35.2
$50,000+ 183 157 81.3 71.9-88.1 26 18.7 11.9-28.1

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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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