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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston County

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Current Smoker*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,085 10,056 80.2 78.9-81.5 2,029 19.8 18.5-21.1
-Gaston County 265 209 72.4 61.7-81.0 56 27.6 19.0-38.3
GENDER
Male 95 62 57.4 40.8-72.4 33 42.6 27.6-59.2
Female 170 147 87.3 80.4-92.0 23 12.7 8.0-19.6
RACE
White 220 172 74.2 65.4-81.5 48 25.8 18.5-34.6
Other 45 37 68.2 40.0-87.3 8 31.8 12.7-60.0
AGE
18-44 56 41 65.1 45.2-80.9 15 34.9 19.1-54.8
45+ 208 167 78.4 70.6-84.6 41 21.6 15.4-29.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 134 98 66.6 50.9-79.4 36 33.4 20.6-49.1
Some College + 131 111 80.6 68.5-88.8 20 19.4 11.2-31.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 137 100 69.5 58.0-79.0 37 30.5 21.0-42.0
$50,000+ 79 65 78.3 62.9-88.5 14 21.7 11.5-37.1

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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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