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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Tobacco Use

How long has it been since you last smoked cigarettes regularly?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Less than 1 year 1 to 5 years 5 to 10 years 10 or more years
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,570 203 9.0 7.3-11.0 479 17.3 15.3-19.4 370 12.7 10.9-14.7 2,518 61.1 58.4-63.6
-Buncombe County 104 2 5.4 1.3-19.6 6 8.5 3.6-18.9 12 17.7 9.4-30.9 84 68.4 55.3-79.1
GENDER
Male 44 1 7.1 1.0-36.1 4 9.4 3.5-23.1 6 22.3 9.1-45.1 33 61.2 41.4-77.8
Female 60 1 3.8 0.5-22.2 2 7.7 1.7-28.3 6 13.5 5.6-29.0 51 75.0 57.4-87.0
RACE
White 97 2 5.8 1.4-21.1 6 9.3 3.9-20.4 8 13.0 5.9-26.1 81 71.9 58.3-82.4
Other 6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 3 62.4 17.5-92.9 3 37.6 7.1-82.5
AGE
18-44 12 2 18.6 4.5-52.6 1 10.2 1.4-47.1 4 37.8 14.9-67.8 5 33.4 13.5-61.7
45+ 90 0 0.0 . - . 5 8.1 3.4-17.9 6 6.9 2.8-15.9 79 85.0 74.4-91.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 37 0 0.0 . - . 4 13.4 5.1-31.1 5 23.6 9.5-47.7 28 63.0 42.5-79.7
Some College + 67 2 8.1 2.0-27.7 2 6.0 1.3-23.2 7 14.7 6.1-31.4 56 71.2 53.6-84.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 60 1 3.9 0.6-22.8 4 12.5 4.4-30.8 6 17.2 6.3-39.2 49 66.4 47.6-81.2
$50,000+ 30 1 9.9 1.5-44.8 0 0.0 . - . 1 5.7 0.8-31.2 28 84.4 54.8-96.0

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*Asked only of respondents who reported smoking 100 cigarettes in their entire lifetime and now smoke not at all (for any length of time).

^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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