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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

Other Tobacco Products+

Do you now smoke cigars every day, some days, or not at all?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Every day Some days Not at all
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,008 18 1.8 0.9- 3.4 129 12.8 10.1-16.2 861 85.4 81.9-88.3
GENDER
Male 725 17 2.3 1.2- 4.3 113 14.9 11.5-19.0 595 82.9 78.6-86.5
Female 283 1 0.0 0.0- 0.3 16 5.2 2.7- 9.9 266 94.7 90.1-97.3
RACE
White 804 15 1.9 0.9- 4.0 104 11.6 8.8-15.1 685 86.5 82.7-89.5
African American 146 1 0.4 0.1- 2.6 14 12.3 6.3-22.6 131 87.4 77.1-93.4
Other Minorities 48 1 2.4 0.3-15.8 10 30.5 14.2-53.8 37 67.0 44.0-84.0
HISPANIC
Yes 28 0 0.0 . - . 6 21.0 8.1-44.5 22 79.0 55.5-91.9
No 979 17 1.8 0.9- 3.4 123 12.6 9.8-16.0 839 85.7 82.1-88.6
AGE
18-24 117 2 1.5 0.3- 6.3 25 14.7 8.7-23.9 90 83.8 74.3-90.2
25-34 205 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5 28 16.4 9.7-26.3 176 83.5 73.6-90.2
35-44 234 5 3.6 1.2- 9.9 34 15.3 9.6-23.4 195 81.1 72.5-87.5
45-54 190 5 3.3 1.0-10.2 25 15.1 8.9-24.5 160 81.6 71.8-88.5
55-64 116 3 0.4 0.1- 1.4 10 7.2 3.0-16.0 103 92.4 83.7-96.6
65+ 141 2 0.7 0.2- 3.1 6 1.5 0.6- 3.6 133 97.8 95.3-99.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 130 6 3.4 1.3- 8.5 20 22.2 13.1-35.3 104 74.4 61.6-84.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 267 5 1.2 0.2- 5.5 27 7.6 4.5-12.7 235 91.2 85.8-94.7
Some Post-H.S. 268 4 1.9 0.4- 7.6 40 15.4 10.0-22.9 224 82.7 74.9-88.5
College Graduate 342 3 1.6 0.4- 5.6 42 11.2 7.2-16.9 297 87.3 81.3-91.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 84 1 0.7 0.1- 5.0 8 14.0 5.2-32.4 75 85.3 67.2-94.3
$15,000- 24,999 158 0 0.0 . - . 17 13.1 7.2-22.7 141 86.9 77.3-92.8
$25,000- 34,999 153 3 2.5 0.8- 7.9 20 13.0 7.3-22.1 130 84.4 75.2-90.7
$35,000- 49,999 172 4 3.3 0.9-11.5 23 12.9 6.8-23.2 145 83.8 73.1-90.7
$50,000+ 291 4 0.5 0.2- 1.5 43 13.0 8.4-19.6 244 86.5 79.9-91.1
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 71 1 5.7 0.8-30.5 6 9.2 3.9-20.2 64 85.1 68.6-93.8
Cumberland 66 1 2.5 0.3-15.5 13 20.2 11.6-32.9 52 77.3 64.2-86.6
Durham 56 0 0.0 . - . 6 13.5 5.3-30.4 50 86.5 69.6-94.7
Forsyth 63 0 0.0 . - . 8 11.3 5.3-22.2 55 88.7 77.8-94.7
Gaston 71 5 5.5 2.1-13.6 9 14.3 7.3-25.9 57 80.2 68.2-88.4
Guilford 62 1 1.5 0.2-10.0 7 11.7 5.5-23.3 54 86.8 75.1-93.5
Mecklenburg 70 1 2.3 0.3-14.5 10 16.0 8.1-29.1 59 81.7 68.3-90.2
New Hanover 59 1 2.4 0.3-15.0 9 18.6 9.6-32.8 49 79.1 64.6-88.6
Onslow 89 0 0.0 . - . 14 14.8 8.0-25.7 75 85.2 74.3-92.0
Wake 91 0 0.0 . - . 12 11.9 6.5-20.8 79 88.1 79.2-93.5
Western NC 101 2 1.0 0.3- 4.1 13 15.4 8.6-26.0 86 83.6 73.1-90.5
Piedmont NC 109 4 2.8 0.9- 8.6 9 8.0 3.8-15.9 96 89.2 80.8-94.2
Eastern NC 100 2 1.1 0.2- 7.2 13 16.0 9.0-26.9 85 82.9 71.9-90.1

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* This question was asked only of respondents who reported ever smoking cigars.

#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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