2017 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 6 & 7 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 6 & 7 978 832 83.3 79.8-86.3 146 16.7 13.7-20.2
GENDER
Male 462 383 83.0 78.1-87.0 79 17.0 13.0-21.9
Female 516 449 83.6 78.3-87.9 67 16.4 12.1-21.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 564 481 82.9 78.3-86.7 83 17.1 13.3-21.7
Non-Hispanic Black 270 224 80.3 72.2-86.5 46 19.7 13.5-27.8
Other 144 127 91.8 85.2-95.6 17 8.2 4.4-14.8
AGE
18-44 375 317 83.2 77.5-87.7 58 16.8 12.3-22.5
45-64 382 318 83.2 77.5-87.7 64 16.8 12.3-22.5
65+ 211 187 83.2 74.3-89.5 24 16.8 10.5-25.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 323 249 74.8 68.0-80.6 74 25.2 19.4-32.0
Some College + 652 580 88.5 84.5-91.5 72 11.5 8.5-15.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 435 337 74.9 68.7-80.3 98 25.1 19.7-31.3
$50,000+ 374 349 92.6 88.3-95.4 25 7.4 4.6-11.7

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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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