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2019 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid Region 5

Tobacco Use

Current Smoker*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,131 3,450 81.5 80.0-83.0 681 18.5 17.0-20.0
Medicaid Region 5 529 427 81.0 76.5-84.8 102 19.0 15.2-23.5
GENDER
Male 207 164 78.5 70.8-84.7 43 21.5 15.3-29.2
Female 322 263 83.2 77.8-87.5 59 16.8 12.5-22.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 249 201 81.4 75.0-86.5 48 18.6 13.5-25.0
Non-Hispanic Black 153 123 79.8 70.7-86.7 30 20.2 13.3-29.3
Other 127 103 81.1 72.2-87.6 24 18.9 12.4-27.8
AGE
18-44 199 161 80.5 72.5-86.6 38 19.5 13.4-27.5
45-64 179 130 73.1 64.8-80.0 49 26.9 20.0-35.2
65+ 145 130 91.5 85.0-95.3 15 8.5 4.7-15.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 229 176 77.1 69.4-83.3 53 22.9 16.7-30.6
Some Post-H.S. 158 120 79.0 71.0-85.2 38 21.0 14.8-29.0
College Graduate 139 129 93.8 88.3-96.8 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 255 191 77.0 70.5-82.5 64 23.0 17.5-29.5
$50,000+ 160 141 84.2 74.0-90.9 19 15.8 9.1-26.0
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 114 95 84.9 76.2-90.8 19 15.1 9.2-23.8

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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 2019 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2019 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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