2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid region 5

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 5 1,336 1,100 80.7 77.8-83.3 236 19.3 16.7-22.2
GENDER
Male 589 468 78.9 74.4-82.9 121 21.1 17.1-25.6
Female 747 632 82.3 78.5-85.5 115 17.7 14.5-21.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 772 634 81.5 78.1-84.5 138 18.5 15.5-21.9
Non-Hispanic Black 306 255 79.7 72.8-85.3 51 20.3 14.7-27.2
Other 258 211 78.9 70.4-85.5 47 21.1 14.5-29.6
AGE
18-44 433 341 77.4 72.3-81.7 92 22.6 18.3-27.7
45-64 440 347 77.8 72.7-82.1 93 22.2 17.9-27.3
65+ 429 380 89.7 85.9-92.5 49 10.3 7.5-14.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 498 379 73.9 68.4-78.6 119 26.1 21.4-31.6
Some Post-H.S. 389 313 81.3 76.6-85.2 76 18.7 14.8-23.4
College Graduate 440 403 91.5 87.8-94.2 37 8.5 5.8-12.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 597 456 74.7 70.0-78.9 141 25.3 21.1-30.0
$50,000+ 476 416 85.8 81.5-89.2 60 14.2 10.8-18.5
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 263 228 85.0 77.2-90.4 35 15.0 9.6-22.8

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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 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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