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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for Pitt County

Tobacco Indicators

How old were you when you first started smoking cigarettes regularly?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Never 14 or under 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 3,047 175 4.4 3.4- 5.5 339 12.0 10.4-13.8 670 24.1 21.9-26.6 777 27.9 25.4-30.5 1,086 31.6 29.2-34.2
Pitt County 181 11 5.5 2.9-10.1 16 8.0 4.6-13.6 30 14.8 10.0-21.4 59 34.7 27.1-43.2 65 37.0 27.5-47.7
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 187 9 4.0 1.9- 8.1 30 19.5 13.0-28.1 36 21.9 15.2-30.4 51 27.0 20.5-34.6 61 27.7 21.2-35.3
Forsyth 230 13 5.3 2.9- 9.5 26 14.0 9.3-20.7 44 24.4 17.3-33.4 60 24.0 18.3-30.7 87 32.3 25.8-39.5
Guilford 184 12 6.0 3.2-11.0 22 19.0 12.2-28.5 36 18.0 12.3-25.8 41 23.4 16.6-32.0 73 33.5 26.2-41.7
Henderson/Transylvania 233 23 7.4 4.6-11.6 28 14.5 9.3-21.9 48 19.8 14.4-26.5 54 26.7 18.3-37.2 80 31.7 24.5-39.9
Mecklenburg 175 12 5.6 2.9-10.4 14 10.0 5.4-17.8 38 21.6 15.1-30.0 47 34.1 24.7-45.0 64 28.6 21.3-37.3
Orange 168 19 9.8 6.1-15.4 16 11.3 6.8-18.2 33 22.7 16.0-31.2 35 19.8 13.9-27.6 65 36.3 28.5-44.8
Randolph 194 10 3.0 1.5- 5.7 29 18.1 11.3-27.8 53 27.9 19.6-38.0 47 28.5 18.1-41.9 55 22.5 16.6-29.6
Robeson 195 4 1.4 0.5- 3.9 20 9.9 6.1-15.8 41 23.2 16.2-32.1 60 32.1 24.3-41.2 70 33.4 25.8-41.9
Wake 167 7 3.4 1.5- 7.7 11 6.1 3.0-12.1 34 22.5 15.4-31.7 46 31.7 23.7-40.8 69 36.3 28.3-45.1
Western NC 336 22 6.5 3.6-11.3 41 14.1 10.1-19.4 84 26.2 21.1-32.0 72 20.1 15.7-25.4 117 33.1 27.4-39.3
Piedmont NC 420 15 2.6 1.4- 4.8 42 10.5 7.6-14.4 102 25.6 20.7-31.3 110 29.6 24.1-35.7 151 31.7 26.5-37.4
Eastern NC 377 18 4.8 2.8- 8.1 44 12.6 9.1-17.1 91 24.6 19.9-30.1 95 27.6 22.4-33.4 129 30.4 25.3-36.1

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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