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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

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%)
TOTAL 6,183 3,035 49.6 47.6-51.5 3,148 50.4 48.5-52.4
GENDER
Male 2,370 1,362 56.7 53.7-59.7 1,008 43.3 40.3-46.3
Female 3,813 1,673 43.0 40.5-45.5 2,140 57.0 54.5-59.5
RACE
White 4,687 2,431 52.6 50.4-54.9 2,256 47.4 45.1-49.6
African American 1,134 447 40.3 36.1-44.7 687 59.7 55.3-63.9
Other Minorities 264 122 44.8 35.3-54.7 142 55.2 45.3-64.7
HISPANIC
Yes 173 76 39.2 28.3-51.2 97 60.8 48.8-71.7
No 5,995 2,955 50.0 48.0-52.0 3,040 50.0 48.0-52.0
AGE
18-24 546 232 41.0 34.5-47.9 314 59.0 52.1-65.5
25-34 1,156 470 40.4 36.1-44.8 686 59.6 55.2-63.9
35-44 1,285 619 48.3 44.2-52.4 666 51.7 47.6-55.8
45-54 1,130 623 56.4 51.4-61.2 507 43.6 38.8-48.6
55-64 823 474 58.7 53.8-63.5 349 41.3 36.5-46.2
65+ 1,181 597 53.8 49.7-57.9 584 46.2 42.1-50.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 827 496 62.5 57.2-67.6 331 37.5 32.4-42.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,850 984 51.8 48.3-55.3 866 48.2 44.7-51.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,587 805 49.8 46.1-53.4 782 50.2 46.6-53.9
College Graduate 1,887 739 39.1 35.8-42.5 1,148 60.9 57.5-64.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 584 327 51.8 45.5-58.1 257 48.2 41.9-54.5
$15,000- 24,999 1,010 549 53.9 49.1-58.7 461 46.1 41.3-50.9
$25,000- 34,999 882 451 52.2 47.2-57.1 431 47.8 42.9-52.8
$35,000- 49,999 967 486 53.1 48.5-57.6 481 46.9 42.4-51.5
$50,000+ 1,586 698 44.7 40.9-48.5 888 55.3 51.5-59.1
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 422 231 55.9 50.5-61.2 191 44.1 38.8-49.5
Cumberland 428 194 43.1 35.9-50.7 234 56.9 49.3-64.1
Durham 400 158 36.9 31.2-42.9 242 63.1 57.1-68.8
Forsyth 455 224 49.0 43.6-54.5 231 51.0 45.5-56.4
Gaston 466 231 49.4 44.3-54.6 235 50.6 45.4-55.7
Guilford 415 195 45.2 39.8-50.8 220 54.8 49.2-60.2
Mecklenburg 429 193 42.7 37.3-48.2 236 57.3 51.8-62.7
New Hanover 405 227 54.5 47.6-61.3 178 45.5 38.7-52.4
Onslow 435 234 59.8 53.4-65.8 201 40.2 34.2-46.6
Wake 426 192 43.6 38.2-49.1 234 56.4 50.9-61.8
Western NC 616 308 53.0 48.6-57.4 308 47.0 42.6-51.4
Piedmont NC 668 342 52.3 47.6-57.1 326 47.7 42.9-52.4
Eastern NC 618 306 50.7 45.9-55.4 312 49.3 44.6-54.1

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#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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