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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 176 47 32.4 23.4-43.0 21 15.8 9.2-26.0 108 51.8 41.9-61.5
GENDER
Male 80 21 27.9 17.4-41.6 7 16.7 7.2-34.2 52 55.3 41.2-68.7
Female 96 26 37.5 24.0-53.3 14 14.8 7.7-26.6 56 47.7 34.5-61.2
RACE
White 156 40 30.5 21.1-41.9 17 15.6 8.4-27.0 99 53.9 43.0-64.4
Other 20 7 45.7 22.1-71.4 4 17.7 6.0-42.0 9 36.6 16.7-62.5
AGE
18-44 40 14 35.2 19.9-54.4 10 30.8 15.7-51.5 16 34.0 20.0-51.5
45+ 135 33 30.8 20.5-43.5 11 6.8 3.5-12.9 91 62.4 50.4-73.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 99 33 40.5 27.2-55.3 11 16.0 7.3-31.3 55 43.6 31.1-56.9
Some College + 77 14 24.8 14.1-39.8 10 15.7 7.2-31.1 53 59.5 44.9-72.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 109 30 31.3 21.2-43.5 13 12.6 6.9-21.9 66 56.1 44.2-67.3
$50,000+ 39 7 30.5 12.8-56.8 3 6.9 2.0-21.1 29 62.6 39.1-81.4

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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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