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2019 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 Demographics

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

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
Region 8 493 408 80.0 75.1-84.1 85 20.0 15.9-24.9
GENDER
Male 221 174 73.6 65.7-80.2 47 26.4 19.8-34.3
Female 272 234 86.2 80.3-90.6 38 13.8 9.4-19.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 313 258 78.7 72.5-83.8 55 21.3 16.2-27.5
Non-Hispanic Black 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 102 86 85.2 74.8-91.8 16 14.8 8.2-25.2
AGE
18-44 157 119 73.8 65.0-81.0 38 26.2 19.0-35.0
45-64 172 137 80.0 72.1-86.1 35 20.0 13.9-27.9
65+ 162 150 91.2 82.4-95.8 12 8.8 4.2-17.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 209 164 77.0 68.9-83.4 45 23.0 16.6-31.1
Some Post-H.S. 148 119 79.6 71.1-86.2 29 20.4 13.8-28.9
College Graduate 133 123 89.8 81.6-94.5 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 219 169 76.2 68.6-82.4 50 23.8 17.6-31.4
$50,000+ 165 147 83.9 74.7-90.2 18 16.1 9.8-25.3
Don't know/Not Sure 109 92 81.4 70.0-89.1 17 18.6 10.9-30.0

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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 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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