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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover 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
-New Hanover County 162 36 29.4 20.5-40.3 5 2.9 1.1- 7.1 121 67.7 57.0-76.8
GENDER
Male 68 15 30.5 17.7-47.3 3 2.9 0.9- 8.9 50 66.6 50.3-79.7
Female 94 21 28.2 17.6-41.9 2 2.9 0.6-11.8 71 69.0 55.4-79.9
RACE
White 138 27 24.0 15.8-34.7 4 2.7 0.9- 7.5 107 73.3 62.7-81.8
Other 24 9 53.9 28.3-77.5 1 3.7 0.5-22.9 14 42.4 20.3-68.1
AGE
18-44 27 13 54.2 33.0-74.0 1 2.8 0.4-17.9 13 43.0 23.9-64.5
45+ 133 23 18.0 11.0-28.0 3 2.3 0.7- 7.2 107 79.7 69.6-87.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 55 16 46.3 28.7-64.8 2 3.1 0.7-12.2 37 50.6 32.9-68.2
Some College + 107 20 20.5 12.6-31.7 3 2.8 0.8- 8.8 84 76.7 65.5-85.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 89 29 40.1 27.9-53.7 5 5.2 2.0-12.7 55 54.7 41.6-67.2
$50,000+ 45 5 11.4 3.6-30.6 0 0.0 . - . 40 88.6 69.4-96.4

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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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