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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Piedmont 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%)
North Carolina 6,183 3,035 49.6 47.6-51.5 3,148 50.4 48.5-52.4
Piedmont NC 668 342 52.3 47.6-57.1 326 47.7 42.9-52.4
GENDER
Male 240 147 60.9 53.4-67.9 93 39.1 32.1-46.6
Female 428 195 45.7 39.6-51.9 233 54.3 48.1-60.4
RACE
White 555 290 53.0 47.7-58.2 265 47.0 41.8-52.3
Other 103 50 51.4 39.9-62.8 53 48.6 37.2-60.1
AGE
18-44 286 121 43.9 36.8-51.3 165 56.1 48.7-63.2
45+ 378 219 59.5 53.0-65.8 159 40.5 34.2-47.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 348 196 58.7 52.3-64.8 152 41.3 35.2-47.7
Some College + 317 145 44.8 38.3-51.5 172 55.2 48.5-61.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 386 209 54.6 48.6-60.4 177 45.4 39.6-51.4
$50,000+ 159 72 44.8 35.5-54.5 87 55.2 45.5-64.5
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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