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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Guilford County

Tobacco Use

Smoking Status*

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  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
Guilford County 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
GENDER
Male 147 30 18.0 12.4-25.4 9 6.4 3.2-12.3 44 28.1 20.7-36.9 64 47.5 38.5-56.6
Female 268 41 13.7 9.9-18.7 14 4.5 2.6- 7.7 57 20.8 15.7-27.1 156 61.0 54.3-67.3
RACE
White 283 53 18.0 13.6-23.5 13 4.3 2.3- 7.7 81 27.4 22.0-33.6 136 50.3 43.8-56.8
Other 127 18 12.1 7.3-19.4 9 6.5 3.2-12.9 20 19.2 11.9-29.5 80 62.1 51.8-71.5
AGE
18-44 198 41 17.8 12.8-24.2 14 6.9 3.9-11.9 31 13.9 9.7-19.6 112 61.4 53.6-68.6
45+ 212 30 13.7 9.4-19.6 8 2.8 1.4- 5.7 69 35.5 28.1-43.7 105 47.9 40.3-55.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 150 34 19.7 13.8-27.4 11 6.6 3.4-12.2 32 21.6 14.7-30.7 73 52.1 42.8-61.2
Some College + 261 36 13.2 9.3-18.5 12 4.7 2.5- 8.6 69 26.0 20.4-32.7 144 56.0 49.0-62.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 217 43 17.8 12.9-24.1 15 6.8 3.9-11.5 44 20.2 14.5-27.4 115 55.2 47.4-62.8
$50,000+ 114 17 15.8 9.8-24.4 4 2.9 1.0- 7.6 34 27.9 20.1-37.3 59 53.5 43.7-63.0
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
Cumberland 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
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
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

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* 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

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