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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 146 7 11.0 4.4-24.8 15 10.8 5.9-18.8 10 13.0 5.3-28.8 114 65.2 51.1-77.1
GENDER
Male 59 3 13.7 3.9-38.2 6 7.7 3.1-17.9 4 17.0 5.1-44.0 46 61.5 39.2-79.9
Female 87 4 7.6 2.7-19.6 9 14.6 6.9-28.3 6 8.0 3.2-18.9 68 69.8 55.9-80.8
RACE
White 108 4 7.6 2.3-22.1 9 10.3 4.9-20.6 10 20.3 8.7-40.5 85 61.8 45.9-75.5
Other 38 3 17.1 4.3-48.6 6 11.6 4.2-28.4 0 0.0 . - . 29 71.3 44.3-88.6
AGE
18-44 18 4 23.8 7.4-55.0 4 13.6 4.5-34.7 4 27.7 8.7-60.8 6 34.8 11.2-69.4
45+ 126 3 3.5 1.1-10.3 11 9.4 4.9-17.3 6 4.5 1.8-10.5 106 82.7 73.7-89.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 46 3 29.8 10.7-60.0 6 9.2 3.6-21.2 1 2.1 0.3-13.8 36 59.0 35.0-79.3
Some College + 100 4 3.8 1.4-10.1 9 11.4 5.5-22.3 9 17.2 6.8-37.2 78 67.6 50.6-81.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 55 3 20.4 5.7-51.8 8 15.8 7.2-31.2 3 4.6 1.3-14.9 41 59.3 38.1-77.5
$50,000+ 59 2 7.4 1.5-30.1 6 10.6 4.1-24.8 6 24.9 9.6-50.8 45 57.1 37.4-74.8

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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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