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2019 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid Region 5

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 4,136 1,753 42.7 40.9-44.5 2,383 57.3 55.5-59.1
Medicaid Region 5 530 235 45.8 40.6-51.0 295 54.2 49.0-59.4
GENDER
Male 208 109 51.8 43.7-59.7 99 48.2 40.3-56.3
Female 322 126 40.3 34.0-47.0 196 59.7 53.0-66.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 250 118 47.8 40.7-55.0 132 52.2 45.0-59.3
Non-Hispanic Black 153 67 44.7 35.4-54.4 86 55.3 45.6-64.6
Other 127 50 39.0 29.8-49.0 77 61.0 51.0-70.2
AGE
18-44 199 66 35.8 28.0-44.4 133 64.2 55.6-72.0
45-64 179 97 55.2 46.6-63.5 82 44.8 36.5-53.4
65+ 146 72 55.7 45.8-65.1 74 44.3 34.9-54.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 229 111 50.2 42.3-58.1 118 49.8 41.9-57.7
Some Post-H.S. 158 77 48.2 39.3-57.4 81 51.8 42.6-60.7
College Graduate 140 45 31.7 23.8-40.8 95 68.3 59.2-76.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 255 134 55.1 47.6-62.4 121 44.9 37.6-52.4
$50,000+ 161 59 38.6 29.8-48.2 102 61.4 51.8-70.2
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 114 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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