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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for Pitt County

Tobacco Use

Smoking Status*

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  Total
Respond.#
Smoke everyday Smoke some days Former smoker Never smoked
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,720 1,236 21.2 19.6-22.8 299 5.1 4.2- 6.2 1,736 24.1 22.6-25.6 3,449 49.7 47.8-51.6
Pitt County 418 76 18.3 14.4-23.0 21 6.1 4.4- 8.4 97 23.0 17.6-29.4 224 52.6 46.6-58.6
GENDER
Male 158 33 19.9 14.0-27.3 10 8.6 5.9-12.2 40 23.3 17.1-31.0 75 48.3 40.0-56.6
Female 260 43 16.8 12.0-22.9 11 3.8 1.9- 7.3 57 22.6 14.6-33.3 149 56.8 47.8-65.4
RACE
White 289 48 17.4 12.8-23.2 14 4.0 2.3- 6.9 78 28.0 20.8-36.5 149 50.6 42.9-58.2
Other 128 28 20.1 13.6-28.8 7 10.5 7.2-15.3 19 12.7 7.7-20.4 74 56.6 47.2-65.6
AGE
18-44 219 44 19.1 14.0-25.5 16 9.2 6.5-12.9 34 14.6 10.3-20.4 125 57.0 49.7-64.0
45+ 195 32 17.5 11.8-25.0 5 2.1 0.8- 5.3 63 34.4 24.5-45.8 95 46.1 36.4-56.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 164 41 26.3 19.2-34.8 7 7.1 3.0-16.0 34 16.9 11.7-23.8 82 49.7 40.6-58.8
Some College + 252 35 13.0 8.9-18.6 14 5.5 2.6-11.2 62 26.8 19.0-36.3 141 54.7 46.1-63.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 217 57 26.4 20.2-33.8 10 6.0 2.7-12.8 41 15.5 11.0-21.3 109 52.1 43.9-60.1
$50,000+ 99 6 5.4 2.0-13.6 1 0.6 0.1- 4.4 26 34.3 20.6-51.3 66 59.7 44.1-73.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 412 68 19.4 15.0-24.7 20 4.2 2.6- 6.7 112 25.2 20.6-30.3 212 51.3 45.6-56.9
Forsyth 464 96 21.3 16.9-26.4 20 4.4 2.7- 7.2 123 24.6 20.5-29.3 225 49.7 44.3-55.0
Guilford 423 70 16.9 12.9-21.9 15 4.0 2.0- 7.9 113 26.2 21.6-31.5 225 52.8 46.9-58.6
Henderson/Transylvania 472 74 16.9 13.2-21.4 24 5.9 3.6- 9.4 146 30.9 25.2-37.2 228 46.3 40.5-52.2
Mecklenburg 447 58 15.4 11.1-21.1 23 4.0 2.5- 6.4 103 20.2 16.1-25.0 263 60.4 54.2-66.3
Orange 441 49 9.3 6.7-12.7 14 3.5 1.9- 6.4 113 20.1 16.1-24.8 265 67.1 61.1-72.6
Randolph 429 91 23.5 18.5-29.4 22 4.1 2.6- 6.6 100 26.0 20.9-32.0 216 46.3 40.5-52.2
Robeson 444 92 24.8 19.7-30.8 23 5.3 3.4- 8.3 104 19.4 15.7-23.8 225 50.4 44.4-56.4
Wake 431 62 16.3 12.4-21.1 15 4.5 2.4- 8.3 103 22.3 18.1-27.1 251 57.0 51.3-62.4
Western NC 656 150 25.2 21.3-29.6 28 5.1 3.2- 8.1 180 26.2 22.6-30.2 298 43.5 39.0-48.0
Piedmont NC 885 198 24.4 21.0-28.2 35 5.2 3.3- 8.3 221 23.3 20.1-26.9 431 47.0 42.8-51.3
Eastern NC 798 152 21.1 17.8-24.8 39 5.8 4.0- 8.4 221 25.3 22.0-29.0 386 47.7 43.5-52.0

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* Data in this table were derived from the tobacco use questions 1 and 2.
Overall smoking prevalence estimates can be obtained by adding 'Smoke everyday' and 'Smoke somedays' rates.

#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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