2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 5 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 5,590 4,729 83.5 82.2-84.7 861 16.5 15.3-17.8
Region 5 675 588 86.7 83.4-89.4 87 13.3 10.6-16.6
GENDER
Male 305 260 84.5 79.1-88.7 45 15.5 11.3-20.9
Female 370 328 88.7 84.3-92.0 42 11.3 8.0-15.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 413 370 88.1 83.9-91.3 43 11.9 8.7-16.1
Non-Hispanic Black 164 140 83.7 75.1-89.7 24 16.3 10.3-24.9
Other 98 78 84.7 76.1-90.5 20 15.3 9.5-23.9
AGE
18-44 251 212 85.7 80.4-89.8 39 14.3 10.2-19.6
45-64 228 198 85.7 78.9-90.6 30 14.3 9.4-21.1
65+ 183 165 89.2 82.4-93.6 18 10.8 6.4-17.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 181 141 80.1 72.6-85.9 40 19.9 14.1-27.4
Some Post-H.S. 176 143 83.8 77.2-88.8 33 16.2 11.2-22.8
College Graduate 318 304 95.2 91.3-97.4 14 4.8 2.6- 8.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 254 202 79.0 72.6-84.2 52 21.0 15.8-27.4
$50,000+ 290 269 92.5 87.8-95.4 21 7.5 4.6-12.2
Don't know/Not Sure 131 117 89.4 81.4-94.2 14 10.6 5.8-18.6

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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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