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

Tobacco Use

Have you smoked at least 100 cigarettes in your entire life?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,741 2,078 43.1 41.3-45.0 2,663 56.9 55.0-58.7
Region 3 & 5 887 354 39.6 35.8-43.5 533 60.4 56.5-64.2
GENDER
Male 376 187 47.4 41.4-53.4 189 52.6 46.6-58.6
Female 511 167 32.6 27.9-37.6 344 67.4 62.4-72.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 609 264 43.1 38.5-47.8 345 56.9 52.2-61.5
Non-Hispanic Black 164 60 34.2 26.0-43.3 104 65.8 56.7-74.0
Other 114 30 25.3 16.7-36.5 84 74.7 63.5-83.3
AGE
18-44 314 93 30.9 25.2-37.2 221 69.1 62.8-74.8
45-64 324 144 46.9 40.5-53.3 180 53.1 46.7-59.5
65+ 244 116 46.5 38.9-54.2 128 53.5 45.8-61.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 296 142 45.3 38.7-52.1 154 54.7 47.9-61.3
Some College + 590 211 35.9 31.4-40.7 379 64.1 59.3-68.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 389 176 44.9 39.0-50.9 213 55.1 49.1-61.0
$50,000+ 370 133 36.2 30.6-42.2 237 63.8 57.8-69.4

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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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