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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 351 176 49.0 42.1-56.0 175 51.0 44.0-57.9
GENDER
Male 133 80 55.9 44.4-66.7 53 44.1 33.3-55.6
Female 218 96 43.0 34.6-51.9 122 57.0 48.1-65.4
RACE
White 298 156 53.0 45.4-60.4 142 47.0 39.6-54.6
Other 53 20 32.2 19.0-48.9 33 67.8 51.1-81.0
AGE
18-44 95 40 39.6 28.7-51.7 55 60.4 48.3-71.3
45+ 252 135 57.6 50.0-64.8 117 42.4 35.2-50.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 193 99 50.6 41.3-59.8 94 49.4 40.2-58.7
Some College + 156 77 48.2 38.2-58.4 79 51.8 41.6-61.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 195 109 51.7 42.0-61.2 86 48.3 38.8-58.0
$50,000+ 86 39 45.4 33.0-58.4 47 54.6 41.6-67.0

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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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