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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth County

Tobacco Use

Have you smoked at least 100 cigarettes in your entire life?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 13,224 6,462 46.5 44.9-48.0 6,762 53.5 52.0-55.1
-Forsyth County 380 181 44.3 37.7-51.0 199 55.7 49.0-62.3
GENDER
Male 142 75 47.6 37.3-58.1 67 52.4 41.9-62.7
Female 238 106 41.4 33.4-49.9 132 58.6 50.1-66.6
RACE
White 291 153 51.5 44.1-58.9 138 48.5 41.1-55.9
Other 85 28 30.3 19.3-44.2 57 69.7 55.8-80.7
AGE
18-44 98 35 36.1 25.3-48.4 63 63.9 51.6-74.7
45+ 279 146 52.2 45.5-58.8 133 47.8 41.2-54.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 113 64 50.6 37.2-63.8 49 49.4 36.2-62.8
Some College + 267 117 41.6 34.3-49.3 150 58.4 50.7-65.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 138 74 45.0 33.9-56.5 64 55.0 43.5-66.1
$50,000+ 183 83 44.6 35.9-53.6 100 55.4 46.4-64.1

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^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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