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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth County

Tobacco Use

Do you now smoke cigarettes everyday, some days, or not at all?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Everyday Some days Not at all
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,457 1,774 31.0 29.0-33.1 619 12.7 11.0-14.6 4,064 56.3 54.1-58.5
-Forsyth County 181 47 32.4 23.8-42.4 18 15.5 8.8-25.8 116 52.1 42.6-61.5
GENDER
Male 75 15 26.6 14.9-42.9 8 19.9 9.1-38.1 52 53.5 38.6-67.8
Female 106 32 38.2 26.9-50.9 10 11.1 5.4-21.5 64 50.8 38.9-62.5
RACE
White 153 39 28.0 20.1-37.4 14 16.1 8.5-28.6 100 55.9 45.6-65.7
Other 28 8 47.7 25.2-71.2 4 13.1 4.1-34.8 16 39.2 20.6-61.5
AGE
18-44 35 14 46.5 28.1-65.9 6 23.1 9.6-46.0 15 30.3 17.0-48.0
45+ 146 33 23.7 16.8-32.3 12 10.7 5.7-19.4 101 65.6 56.2-73.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 64 22 45.0 28.8-62.3 5 12.2 4.3-29.8 37 42.8 28.5-58.5
Some College + 117 25 25.9 17.0-37.2 13 17.2 8.7-31.0 79 57.0 45.0-68.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 74 25 41.8 28.0-56.9 5 11.9 4.3-28.9 44 46.3 33.0-60.2
$50,000+ 83 17 24.2 14.3-37.9 9 17.6 7.9-34.8 57 58.1 43.8-71.2

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported ever smoking at least 100 or more cigarettes.

^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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