SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Cumberland County

Tobacco Use

Smoking Status*

Back to Tobacco Use. Select a different topic for Cumberland County:
View results for a different geographical area:
  Total
Respond.#
Smoke everyday Smoke some days Former smoker Never smoked
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,181 1,212 21.3 19.6-23.0 302 4.5 3.8- 5.3 1,519 23.8 22.3-25.4 3,148 50.4 48.5-52.4
Cumberland County 428 88 19.6 15.0-25.2 22 6.9 3.9-11.9 84 16.7 13.0-21.2 234 56.9 49.3-64.1
GENDER
Male 176 44 23.6 16.0-33.3 15 9.6 4.7-18.5 29 11.9 7.8-17.9 88 54.9 42.4-66.8
Female 252 44 14.6 10.5-19.8 7 3.5 1.6- 7.5 55 22.6 17.3-29.1 146 59.3 52.4-65.9
RACE
White 251 54 22.2 16.4-29.3 12 5.4 3.0- 9.4 56 21.4 16.4-27.4 129 51.1 43.7-58.4
Other 164 32 16.1 10.1-24.8 9 8.9 3.6-20.1 26 10.9 6.5-17.6 97 64.2 50.8-75.7
AGE
18-44 242 50 20.0 13.9-27.9 13 7.4 3.5-15.0 26 8.2 5.3-12.5 153 64.4 54.6-73.2
45+ 183 37 18.3 13.0-25.2 9 6.1 3.1-11.6 57 33.0 25.7-41.2 80 42.5 34.8-50.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 181 40 21.1 13.4-31.6 10 5.1 2.5- 9.9 39 17.3 11.3-25.7 92 56.5 42.8-69.3
Some College + 246 48 18.3 13.5-24.4 12 8.5 4.0-17.1 45 16.1 11.9-21.5 141 57.1 49.4-64.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 263 63 25.3 19.3-32.5 16 7.3 4.3-12.0 46 15.1 11.1-20.2 138 52.3 44.9-59.6
$50,000+ 85 14 15.5 8.3-27.2 4 12.1 3.5-34.0 22 24.2 15.5-35.7 45 48.2 35.4-61.3
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 421 90 23.5 18.9-28.9 27 7.2 4.8-10.6 113 25.2 20.9-30.0 191 44.1 38.8-49.6
Durham 400 57 14.1 10.6-18.7 19 4.0 2.5- 6.5 82 18.7 14.7-23.6 242 63.1 57.1-68.8
Forsyth 455 93 20.0 16.2-24.6 21 4.0 2.4- 6.8 110 25.0 20.7-29.8 231 51.0 45.5-56.4
Gaston 466 104 22.0 18.0-26.6 21 5.4 3.3- 8.8 106 22.0 18.2-26.4 235 50.6 45.4-55.7
Guilford 415 71 15.7 12.2-19.9 23 5.4 3.4- 8.3 101 24.2 19.7-29.3 220 54.8 49.2-60.2
Mecklenburg 429 70 15.7 12.2-20.1 18 4.2 2.5- 6.9 105 22.8 18.8-27.4 236 57.3 51.8-62.7
New Hanover 405 80 18.6 14.5-23.4 24 6.0 3.8- 9.2 123 30.0 24.8-35.8 178 45.5 38.7-52.4
Onslow 435 90 23.3 16.9-31.1 31 11.1 6.1-19.4 113 25.4 20.6-31.0 201 40.2 34.2-46.6
Wake 425 62 16.5 12.4-21.5 23 5.4 3.4- 8.6 106 21.5 17.7-25.9 234 56.6 51.1-62.0
Western NC 616 133 23.3 19.6-27.5 21 3.2 2.0- 5.0 154 26.5 22.7-30.7 308 47.0 42.6-51.4
Piedmont NC 668 138 22.0 18.2-26.3 23 3.2 2.0- 5.1 181 27.1 23.3-31.4 326 47.7 42.9-52.4
Eastern NC 618 136 25.2 21.0-29.9 29 4.9 3.2- 7.3 141 20.6 17.2-24.5 312 49.3 44.6-54.1

Back to Tobacco Use.

* Data in this table were derived from the tobacco use questions 1 and 2.
Overall smoking prevalence estimates can be obtained by adding 'Smoke everyday' and 'Smoke somedays' rates.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 13SEP02.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook