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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

Tobacco Use

Current Smoker*

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  Total
Respond.#
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,181 4,667 74.3 72.5-76.0 1,514 25.7 24.0-27.5
GENDER
Male 2,369 1,710 71.4 68.6-74.1 659 28.6 25.9-31.4
Female 3,812 2,957 76.9 74.6-79.0 855 23.1 21.0-25.4
RACE
White 4,685 3,513 73.5 71.4-75.6 1,172 26.5 24.4-28.6
African American 1,134 891 78.3 74.4-81.7 243 21.7 18.3-25.6
Other Minorities 264 185 69.0 59.6-77.0 79 31.0 23.0-40.4
HISPANIC
Yes 173 127 73.5 61.9-82.5 46 26.5 17.5-38.1
No 5,993 4,526 74.3 72.4-76.0 1,467 25.7 24.0-27.6
AGE
18-24 546 373 69.2 62.5-75.2 173 30.8 24.8-37.5
25-34 1,156 858 72.1 67.9-76.0 298 27.9 24.0-32.1
35-44 1,285 900 68.8 64.8-72.5 385 31.2 27.5-35.2
45-54 1,129 809 70.4 65.9-74.6 320 29.6 25.4-34.1
55-64 822 651 79.0 74.8-82.7 171 21.0 17.3-25.2
65+ 1,181 1,019 87.0 84.0-89.6 162 13.0 10.4-16.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 827 545 62.6 57.1-67.7 282 37.4 32.3-42.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,849 1,297 68.9 65.5-72.2 552 31.1 27.8-34.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,586 1,170 75.5 72.3-78.5 416 24.5 21.5-27.7
College Graduate 1,887 1,628 86.4 84.0-88.6 259 13.6 11.4-16.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 584 389 69.9 63.7-75.4 195 30.1 24.6-36.3
$15,000- 24,999 1,010 671 66.1 61.4-70.5 339 33.9 29.5-38.6
$25,000- 34,999 882 643 70.7 65.8-75.2 239 29.3 24.8-34.2
$35,000- 49,999 967 715 71.2 66.7-75.4 252 28.8 24.6-33.3
$50,000+ 1,585 1,304 80.5 77.2-83.3 281 19.5 16.7-22.8
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 421 304 69.3 63.8-74.3 117 30.7 25.7-36.2
Cumberland 428 318 73.5 67.2-79.0 110 26.5 21.0-32.8
Durham 400 324 81.8 77.0-85.8 76 18.2 14.2-23.0
Forsyth 455 341 75.9 71.1-80.1 114 24.1 19.9-28.9
Gaston 466 341 72.6 67.6-77.0 125 27.4 23.0-32.4
Guilford 415 321 79.0 74.3-82.9 94 21.0 17.1-25.7
Mecklenburg 429 341 80.1 75.4-84.1 88 19.9 15.9-24.6
New Hanover 405 301 75.5 70.1-80.1 104 24.5 19.9-29.9
Onslow 435 314 65.7 57.5-73.0 121 34.3 27.0-42.5
Wake 425 340 78.1 72.8-82.6 85 21.9 17.4-27.2
Western NC 616 462 73.5 69.2-77.3 154 26.5 22.7-30.8
Piedmont NC 668 507 74.8 70.4-78.8 161 25.2 21.2-29.6
Eastern NC 618 453 69.9 65.2-74.3 165 30.1 25.7-34.8

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*Data in this table were derived from the tobacco use questions 1 and 2.

#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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