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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Piedmont North Carolina

Tobacco Use

Current Smoker*

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  Total
Respond.#
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,181 4,667 74.3 72.5-76.0 1,514 25.7 24.0-27.5
Piedmont NC 668 507 74.8 70.4-78.8 161 25.2 21.2-29.6
GENDER
Male 240 171 72.4 65.4-78.5 69 27.6 21.5-34.6
Female 428 336 76.6 70.8-81.6 92 23.4 18.4-29.2
RACE
White 555 425 75.2 70.2-79.6 130 24.8 20.4-29.8
Other 103 74 72.6 61.5-81.5 29 27.4 18.5-38.5
AGE
18-44 286 209 71.1 63.8-77.4 77 28.9 22.6-36.2
45+ 378 295 78.0 72.7-82.6 83 22.0 17.4-27.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 348 233 64.8 58.3-70.8 115 35.2 29.2-41.7
Some College + 317 271 86.3 81.4-90.1 46 13.7 9.9-18.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 386 279 70.3 64.4-75.5 107 29.7 24.5-35.6
$50,000+ 159 127 79.2 70.4-85.8 32 20.8 14.2-29.6
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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