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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover 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
-New Hanover County 120 6 9.1 3.5-21.9 14 13.5 7.2-23.9 12 8.7 4.7-15.5 88 68.7 56.9-78.5
GENDER
Male 49 5 15.4 5.5-36.3 2 6.1 1.3-24.5 3 5.9 1.8-17.8 39 72.7 53.7-85.9
Female 71 1 1.9 0.3-12.4 12 22.0 11.6-37.8 9 11.8 5.9-22.4 49 64.2 49.4-76.7
RACE
White 106 5 9.5 3.4-24.0 13 14.5 7.6-25.9 11 8.5 4.4-15.8 77 67.5 54.8-78.1
Other 14 1 5.8 0.8-32.9 1 6.5 0.9-35.4 1 9.7 1.3-46.0 11 78.0 47.3-93.4
AGE
18-44 13 3 31.2 9.2-67.0 5 42.7 17.5-72.4 2 7.6 1.7-28.0 3 18.5 5.1-48.6
45+ 106 3 3.4 1.1-10.4 9 6.0 2.8-12.4 10 9.0 4.5-17.0 84 81.5 72.2-88.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 37 1 2.6 0.4-16.3 7 16.7 7.3-34.0 3 7.9 2.2-24.4 26 72.8 54.5-85.6
Some College + 83 5 11.4 4.1-28.0 7 12.4 5.4-26.2 9 8.9 4.3-17.4 62 67.3 52.7-79.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 55 1 1.5 0.2-10.0 11 18.5 9.1-33.9 8 13.7 6.4-27.1 35 66.3 50.4-79.1
$50,000+ 39 4 12.8 4.7-30.4 3 15.2 4.7-39.3 2 3.0 0.7-11.5 30 69.0 48.6-84.0

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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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