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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 187 15 14.9 7.4-27.7 24 15.0 9.3-23.4 18 15.6 9.0-25.8 130 54.5 44.2-64.4
GENDER
Male 87 6 17.0 6.8-36.6 11 12.5 6.2-23.6 4 14.2 5.5-31.9 66 56.3 41.1-70.4
Female 100 9 12.3 4.0-31.9 13 18.0 9.3-32.0 14 17.4 9.3-30.1 64 52.3 38.9-65.4
RACE
White 156 11 12.1 5.1-25.9 19 13.4 7.9-22.0 14 15.8 8.8-26.8 112 58.7 47.4-69.1
Other 28 4 25.4 7.4-59.2 4 20.2 6.7-47.1 3 14.4 2.9-48.7 17 40.1 20.1-63.9
AGE
18-44 36 7 29.9 13.6-53.5 9 24.5 12.3-43.0 10 28.8 14.8-48.4 10 16.8 8.0-32.2
45+ 149 8 4.4 1.9-10.1 14 8.1 4.6-13.9 8 6.5 2.1-18.3 119 81.0 71.2-88.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 58 4 20.0 5.9-49.7 6 10.5 3.7-26.6 6 19.5 7.4-42.4 42 49.9 31.4-68.5
Some College + 128 11 12.1 5.6-24.2 18 17.6 10.3-28.4 12 13.6 7.1-24.5 87 56.7 45.2-67.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 73 5 13.9 3.8-39.6 8 14.8 6.2-31.2 7 18.5 7.1-40.5 53 52.8 35.7-69.3
$50,000+ 88 7 11.7 4.6-26.7 16 18.9 10.6-31.3 9 15.9 7.7-29.7 56 53.6 40.5-66.3

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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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