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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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 5,663 1,475 32.4 30.2-34.7 554 12.3 10.7-14.1 3,634 55.3 53.0-57.5
-Mecklenburg County 229 46 17.5 12.0-25.0 32 17.1 10.5-26.6 151 65.4 55.6-74.1
GENDER
Male 86 16 11.6 6.4-20.3 8 10.5 4.7-21.7 62 77.9 65.4-86.8
Female 143 30 23.1 14.6-34.6 24 23.2 13.0-37.9 89 53.7 41.7-65.4
RACE
White 164 35 21.0 13.6-31.0 16 8.7 4.8-15.2 113 70.3 60.0-78.9
Other 64 11 12.0 5.8-23.2 15 29.8 14.9-50.7 38 58.2 38.7-75.5
AGE
18-44 42 9 15.6 6.9-31.3 12 23.6 11.1-43.3 21 60.9 41.3-77.4
45+ 184 37 19.6 13.9-27.0 19 11.6 6.6-19.4 128 68.8 60.3-76.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 79 21 23.5 13.5-37.8 12 26.4 12.3-47.9 46 50.1 33.6-66.5
Some College + 150 25 14.6 8.5-23.7 20 12.4 7.2-20.7 105 73.0 62.3-81.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 99 28 25.4 16.2-37.5 14 24.9 12.0-44.6 57 49.7 35.1-64.3
$50,000+ 83 12 8.5 4.4-15.8 10 11.9 5.9-22.6 61 79.6 68.1-87.7

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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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