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2019 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 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 4,136 1,753 42.7 40.9-44.5 2,383 57.3 55.5-59.1
Region 8 493 237 45.7 40.5-51.1 256 54.3 48.9-59.5
GENDER
Male 221 123 54.8 47.1-62.4 98 45.2 37.6-52.9
Female 272 114 36.8 30.1-44.1 158 63.2 55.9-69.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 313 161 49.2 42.9-55.6 152 50.8 44.4-57.1
Non-Hispanic Black 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 102 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 157 62 40.2 31.8-49.3 95 59.8 50.7-68.2
45-64 172 89 51.0 41.9-60.0 83 49.0 40.0-58.1
65+ 162 84 48.5 39.6-57.6 78 51.5 42.4-60.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 209 106 47.6 39.4-55.9 103 52.4 44.1-60.6
Some Post-H.S. 148 76 45.8 37.0-55.0 72 54.2 45.0-63.0
College Graduate 133 52 38.5 29.7-48.2 81 61.5 51.8-70.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 219 117 48.9 40.9-57.0 102 51.1 43.0-59.1
$50,000+ 165 73 44.7 35.9-53.8 92 55.3 46.2-64.1
Don't know/Not Sure 109 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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