2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 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 8 870 721 81.2 77.4-84.4 149 18.8 15.6-22.6
GENDER
Male 399 318 78.7 72.6-83.7 81 21.3 16.3-27.4
Female 471 403 83.6 78.8-87.4 68 16.4 12.6-21.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 543 449 82.0 77.9-85.6 94 18.0 14.4-22.1
Non-Hispanic Black 140 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 187 154 84.4 76.7-89.9 33 15.6 10.1-23.3
AGE
18-44 261 209 78.6 71.9-84.0 52 21.4 16.0-28.1
45-64 287 220 75.6 68.6-81.5 67 24.4 18.5-31.4
65+ 297 268 91.3 87.0-94.3 29 8.7 5.7-13.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 352 267 72.6 65.8-78.4 85 27.4 21.6-34.2
Some Post-H.S. 238 195 82.5 76.0-87.6 43 17.5 12.4-24.0
College Graduate 272 255 95.7 92.6-97.6 17 4.3 2.4- 7.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 398 303 72.5 66.0-78.2 95 27.5 21.8-34.0
$50,000+ 295 262 88.1 82.5-92.1 33 11.9 7.9-17.5
Don't know/Not Sure 177 156 89.6 83.1-93.7 21 10.4 6.3-16.9

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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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