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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for Pitt County

Tobacco Indicators

How old were you the first time you smoked a cigarette, even one or two puffs?*

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  Total
Respond.#
12 or under 13-14 15-16 17-18 19 0r older
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,037 675 21.7 19.7-23.9 557 21.1 18.8-23.6 797 27.2 24.8-29.7 485 15.1 13.2-17.3 523 14.9 13.1-16.8
Pitt County 180 39 20.9 14.8-28.7 36 21.2 14.2-30.4 38 20.7 14.0-29.5 40 23.1 14.3-35.2 27 14.1 9.2-21.0
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 188 47 30.9 23.2-39.8 34 16.8 11.2-24.5 52 26.6 20.1-34.2 24 12.8 8.4-19.2 31 12.9 8.8-18.7
Forsyth 229 39 17.2 12.3-23.6 55 24.0 18.1-31.2 52 28.0 20.7-36.7 41 15.1 10.7-20.8 42 15.7 11.2-21.4
Guilford 181 37 27.3 19.6-36.6 33 18.3 12.4-26.3 44 22.4 15.8-30.7 35 19.0 13.3-26.6 32 13.0 8.7-19.0
Henderson/Transylvania 233 53 28.9 20.2-39.4 36 14.7 9.9-21.2 69 26.4 20.1-33.8 39 15.2 10.2-22.1 36 14.8 10.1-21.2
Mecklenburg 178 25 12.4 7.8-19.2 30 24.6 16.9-34.2 54 28.1 20.8-36.8 34 20.6 12.5-31.9 35 14.3 9.8-20.5
Orange 163 36 25.0 18.1-33.4 30 21.1 14.5-29.6 39 23.1 16.6-31.2 30 15.3 10.4-22.0 28 15.5 10.3-22.7
Randolph 198 61 33.9 24.3-44.9 33 16.2 11.2-22.8 54 30.8 20.3-43.7 24 9.4 6.0-14.4 26 9.8 6.3-15.0
Robeson 192 41 21.7 15.5-29.5 27 14.9 9.7-22.1 58 29.8 22.1-38.9 27 13.8 8.3-21.9 39 19.8 13.7-27.8
Wake 168 38 20.9 14.8-28.7 24 16.2 10.0-25.2 49 28.1 21.0-36.6 28 18.3 12.2-26.4 29 16.5 10.8-24.3
Western NC 330 90 28.8 23.4-34.9 65 19.3 14.9-24.6 77 24.8 19.6-30.9 47 12.8 9.0-18.0 51 14.3 10.2-19.6
Piedmont NC 419 96 22.1 17.7-27.1 71 20.4 15.6-26.3 112 26.9 22.0-32.6 70 16.8 12.5-22.3 70 13.8 10.5-18.0
Eastern NC 378 73 18.6 14.6-23.4 83 24.6 19.6-30.3 99 28.8 23.6-34.6 46 11.6 8.4-15.8 77 16.4 12.6-21.1

Due to the small number of respondents to this question, no further breakdowns are available for Pitt County. Please refer to the North Carolina table for statewide breakdowns.

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* This question was asked of all respondents who reported smoking 100+ cigarettes in his/her lifetime.

#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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