2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid region 2

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 5,590 4,729 83.5 82.2-84.7 861 16.5 15.3-17.8
Medicaid Region 2 897 765 84.8 81.6-87.4 132 15.2 12.6-18.4
GENDER
Male 411 340 82.0 77.1-86.1 71 18.0 13.9-22.9
Female 486 425 87.2 83.0-90.5 61 12.8 9.5-17.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 637 544 84.5 80.8-87.7 93 15.5 12.3-19.2
Non-Hispanic Black 141 122 84.7 75.6-90.9 19 15.3 9.1-24.4
Other 119 99 86.1 77.2-91.8 20 13.9 8.2-22.8
AGE
18-44 277 229 83.0 77.5-87.4 48 17.0 12.6-22.5
45-64 312 257 82.2 76.1-87.0 55 17.8 13.0-23.9
65+ 291 262 90.6 85.9-93.8 29 9.4 6.2-14.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 305 242 79.7 73.6-84.7 63 20.3 15.3-26.4
Some Post-H.S. 275 224 82.3 76.5-87.0 51 17.7 13.0-23.5
College Graduate 316 298 95.4 92.3-97.3 18 4.6 2.7- 7.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 389 305 78.6 73.1-83.2 84 21.4 16.8-26.9
$50,000+ 327 294 89.0 84.3-92.5 33 11.0 7.5-15.7
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 181 166 90.5 83.4-94.7 15 9.5 5.3-16.6

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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 2020 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2020 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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