2017 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 3 & 5 Demographics

Tobacco Use

Current Smoker*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,737 3,972 82.8 81.3-84.2 765 17.2 15.8-18.7
Region 3 & 5 885 748 83.4 80.2-86.3 137 16.6 13.7-19.8
GENDER
Male 375 300 79.5 74.1-84.0 75 20.5 16.0-25.9
Female 510 448 87.0 83.0-90.2 62 13.0 9.8-17.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 607 520 84.2 80.3-87.4 87 15.8 12.6-19.7
Non-Hispanic Black 164 125 76.4 67.5-83.5 39 23.6 16.5-32.5
Other 114 103 90.0 79.2-95.5 11 10.0 4.5-20.8
AGE
18-44 314 261 81.6 75.8-86.2 53 18.4 13.8-24.2
45-64 323 263 81.3 75.8-85.9 60 18.7 14.1-24.2
65+ 243 219 90.2 84.6-93.9 24 9.8 6.1-15.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 296 222 75.4 69.2-80.8 74 24.6 19.2-30.8
Some College + 588 525 88.5 84.8-91.4 63 11.5 8.6-15.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 389 300 75.1 69.4-80.1 89 24.9 19.9-30.6
$50,000+ 369 333 90.3 86.0-93.3 36 9.7 6.7-14.0

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*Data in this table were derived from the tobacco use questions 1 and 2.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2017 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2017 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^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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