2020 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 5,594 2,300 40.3 38.8-42.0 3,294 59.7 58.0-61.2
Medicaid Region 5 1,336 610 45.8 42.4-49.2 726 54.2 50.8-57.6
GENDER
Male 589 328 54.9 49.8-59.9 261 45.1 40.1-50.2
Female 747 282 37.4 33.2-41.8 465 62.6 58.2-66.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 772 381 49.8 45.6-54.1 391 50.2 45.9-54.4
Non-Hispanic Black 306 123 40.7 33.6-48.1 183 59.3 51.9-66.4
Other 258 106 37.8 30.2-46.1 152 62.2 53.9-69.8
AGE
18-44 433 159 36.3 31.2-41.8 274 63.7 58.2-68.8
45-64 440 205 50.3 44.6-55.9 235 49.7 44.1-55.4
65+ 429 235 59.5 53.6-65.2 194 40.5 34.8-46.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 498 244 50.5 45.0-56.0 254 49.5 44.0-55.0
Some Post-H.S. 389 203 49.1 43.2-55.0 186 50.9 45.0-56.8
College Graduate 440 159 33.7 28.7-39.0 281 66.3 61.0-71.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 597 295 48.3 43.2-53.5 302 51.7 46.5-56.8
$50,000+ 476 215 47.3 42.0-52.6 261 52.7 47.4-58.0
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 263 100 37.3 30.0-45.3 163 62.7 54.7-70.0

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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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