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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 119 5 3.2 1.2- 8.6 22 26.1 16.0-39.7 10 12.2 6.1-22.7 82 58.5 46.2-69.8
GENDER
Male 63 1 1.4 0.2- 9.3 11 28.4 14.6-47.8 5 9.3 3.3-23.5 46 60.9 43.5-75.9
Female 56 4 6.0 1.8-17.7 11 22.8 11.1-41.2 5 16.3 6.5-35.2 36 54.9 38.5-70.2
RACE
White 110 4 2.1 0.7- 6.0 22 28.1 17.3-42.2 9 12.5 6.2-23.8 75 57.3 44.5-69.1
Other 9 1 18.3 2.7-65.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 7.4 1.0-39.5 7 74.3 34.1-94.2
AGE
18-44 12 0 0.0 . - . 6 62.4 30.7-86.1 4 27.7 8.8-60.2 2 9.9 1.9-38.3
45+ 105 4 2.6 0.9- 7.2 16 16.7 9.8-26.9 6 8.2 3.2-19.0 79 72.6 61.2-81.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 60 3 4.7 1.3-15.6 10 29.2 13.8-51.7 3 6.4 2.0-19.0 44 59.6 40.5-76.2
Some College + 59 2 1.8 0.4- 7.0 12 22.9 12.7-37.7 7 18.1 8.1-35.6 38 57.2 41.9-71.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 75 4 3.2 1.1- 9.1 15 31.7 17.5-50.5 3 3.9 1.1-13.1 53 61.1 44.0-75.9
$50,000+ 29 0 0.0 . - . 6 25.7 11.8-47.2 6 30.5 14.0-54.2 17 43.8 26.1-63.1

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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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