2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 Demographics

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
Region 8 870 403 45.0 40.7-49.4 467 55.0 50.6-59.3
GENDER
Male 399 213 51.2 44.7-57.7 186 48.8 42.3-55.3
Female 471 190 38.9 33.5-44.7 281 61.1 55.3-66.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 543 265 47.9 42.7-53.2 278 52.1 46.8-57.3
Non-Hispanic Black 140 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 187 78 32.9 24.9-42.2 109 67.1 57.8-75.1
AGE
18-44 261 98 37.6 30.9-44.9 163 62.4 55.1-69.1
45-64 287 143 52.6 45.3-59.8 144 47.4 40.2-54.7
65+ 297 155 52.6 45.1-59.9 142 47.4 40.1-54.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 352 178 52.4 45.6-59.2 174 47.6 40.8-54.4
Some Post-H.S. 238 121 46.1 38.1-54.2 117 53.9 45.8-61.9
College Graduate 272 100 29.9 24.0-36.5 172 70.1 63.5-76.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 398 204 50.3 43.7-57.0 194 49.7 43.0-56.3
$50,000+ 295 133 45.5 38.7-52.5 162 54.5 47.5-61.3
Don't know/Not Sure 177 66 31.4 23.4-40.6 111 68.6 59.4-76.6

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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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