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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for Pitt County

Tobacco Use

Current Smoker*

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  Total
Respond.#
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,720 5,185 73.8 72.0-75.4 1,535 26.2 24.6-28.0
Pitt County 418 321 75.6 70.7-80.0 97 24.4 20.0-29.3
GENDER
Male 158 115 71.6 64.0-78.1 43 28.4 21.9-36.0
Female 260 206 79.5 72.9-84.8 54 20.5 15.2-27.1
RACE
White 289 227 78.6 72.5-83.7 62 21.4 16.3-27.5
Other 128 93 69.3 60.5-77.0 35 30.7 23.0-39.5
AGE
18-44 219 159 71.6 64.9-77.5 60 28.4 22.5-35.1
45+ 195 158 80.4 72.7-86.3 37 19.6 13.7-27.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 164 116 66.6 57.3-74.7 48 33.4 25.3-42.7
Some College + 252 203 81.5 74.7-86.8 49 18.5 13.2-25.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 217 150 67.5 59.5-74.6 67 32.5 25.4-40.5
$50,000+ 99 92 94.0 85.9-97.6 7 6.0 2.4-14.1
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 412 324 76.4 71.0-81.0 88 23.6 19.0-29.0
Forsyth 464 348 74.3 69.0-79.0 116 25.7 21.0-31.0
Guilford 423 338 79.0 73.6-83.6 85 21.0 16.4-26.4
Henderson/Transylvania 472 374 77.3 72.2-81.7 98 22.7 18.3-27.8
Mecklenburg 447 366 80.6 74.8-85.3 81 19.4 14.7-25.2
Orange 441 378 87.2 83.1-90.5 63 12.8 9.5-16.9
Randolph 429 316 72.3 66.4-77.5 113 27.7 22.5-33.6
Robeson 444 329 69.8 63.8-75.2 115 30.2 24.8-36.2
Wake 431 354 79.2 73.9-83.7 77 20.8 16.3-26.1
Western NC 656 478 69.7 65.1-73.9 178 30.3 26.1-34.9
Piedmont NC 885 652 70.3 66.3-74.1 233 29.7 25.9-33.7
Eastern NC 798 607 73.1 69.1-76.7 191 26.9 23.3-30.9

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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, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Person, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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