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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 351 283 76.3 69.2-82.2 68 23.7 17.8-30.8
GENDER
Male 133 105 75.1 63.8-83.7 28 24.9 16.3-36.2
Female 218 178 77.5 67.8-84.9 40 22.5 15.1-32.2
RACE
White 298 241 75.6 67.5-82.2 57 24.4 17.8-32.5
Other 53 42 79.6 63.3-89.8 11 20.4 10.2-36.7
AGE
18-44 95 71 73.8 61.6-83.2 24 26.2 16.8-38.4
45+ 252 208 78.3 69.7-85.1 44 21.7 14.9-30.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 193 149 71.5 60.9-80.1 44 28.5 19.9-39.1
Some College + 156 132 80.5 70.4-87.7 24 19.5 12.3-29.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 195 152 77.3 68.9-84.0 43 22.7 16.0-31.1
$50,000+ 86 76 83.0 66.5-92.3 10 17.0 7.7-33.5

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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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