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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 106 5 4.5 1.8-10.8 20 23.3 14.5-35.2 12 11.1 5.9-19.9 69 61.2 49.5-71.7
GENDER
Male 50 4 7.3 2.7-18.4 12 26.2 14.4-43.0 3 5.6 1.3-21.0 31 60.9 44.3-75.3
Female 56 1 0.9 0.1- 6.2 8 19.5 8.5-38.8 9 18.0 9.3-32.1 38 61.6 45.1-75.7
RACE
White 97 5 4.9 1.9-11.8 17 21.1 12.5-33.3 11 10.9 5.6-20.2 64 63.1 50.9-73.8
Other 9 0 0.0 . - . 3 45.5 14.0-81.1 1 13.0 1.7-55.9 5 41.5 13.4-76.5
AGE
18-44 15 2 7.7 1.8-27.3 5 49.2 23.8-74.9 3 18.2 5.3-46.8 5 25.0 9.4-51.6
45+ 90 3 3.5 1.0-11.3 14 14.6 8.4-24.2 9 9.0 4.4-17.3 64 72.9 61.7-81.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 55 2 3.3 0.7-13.9 10 22.4 11.0-40.1 6 8.6 3.6-19.2 37 65.7 49.1-79.2
Some College + 51 3 5.3 1.7-15.6 10 23.9 12.4-41.1 6 12.9 5.6-27.1 32 57.9 41.7-72.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 65 4 5.6 2.0-14.7 13 29.4 16.7-46.4 5 5.9 2.2-14.9 43 59.1 43.4-73.2
$50,000+ 28 0 0.0 . - . 3 13.0 3.8-35.8 7 24.3 11.0-45.2 18 62.8 41.6-79.9

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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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