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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for Guilford County

Tobacco Use

Current Smoker*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 9,412 7,255 75.2 73.7-76.6 2,157 24.8 23.4-26.3
-Guilford County 446 360 76.7 71.2-81.5 86 23.3 18.5-28.8
GENDER
Male 165 125 73.3 64.2-80.9 40 26.7 19.1-35.8
Female 281 235 79.8 72.9-85.3 46 20.2 14.7-27.1
RACE
White 313 256 78.5 71.9-84.0 57 21.5 16.0-28.1
Other 132 103 72.6 61.7-81.3 29 27.4 18.7-38.3
AGE
18-44 177 139 72.8 63.4-80.6 38 27.2 19.4-36.6
45+ 265 217 80.1 73.6-85.2 48 19.9 14.8-26.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 152 106 63.6 53.8-72.5 46 36.4 27.5-46.2
Some College + 292 254 85.5 79.1-90.1 38 14.5 9.9-20.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 195 144 68.1 58.9-76.1 51 31.9 23.9-41.1
$50,000+ 142 123 83.9 75.0-90.1 19 16.1 9.9-25.0
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 454 347 76.1 71.1-80.5 107 23.9 19.5-28.9
Guilford 446 360 76.7 71.2-81.5 86 23.3 18.5-28.8
Mecklenburg 445 356 80.2 74.9-84.7 89 19.8 15.3-25.1
Orange 450 399 85.3 77.8-90.6 51 14.7 9.4-22.2
Wake 453 384 83.9 78.9-87.8 69 16.1 12.2-21.1
Chatham/Lee 399 311 78.1 72.7-82.7 88 21.9 17.3-27.3
Nash/Wilson 378 286 71.5 65.3-76.9 92 28.5 23.1-34.7
Craven/Pamlico 456 353 77.2 72.3-81.4 103 22.8 18.6-27.7
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 436 301 67.3 61.8-72.4 135 32.7 27.6-38.2
Appalachian/Wilkes 452 341 71.7 64.9-77.7 111 28.3 22.3-35.1
Franklin/Gran./Vance 473 366 75.1 68.4-80.7 107 24.9 19.3-31.6
Graham/Swain/Jackson 426 325 68.6 55.5-79.3 101 31.4 20.7-44.5
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 471 339 69.6 64.4-74.3 132 30.4 25.7-35.6
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 418 311 70.9 65.1-76.1 107 29.1 23.9-34.9
Northeast NC I 458 359 77.5 72.3-82.0 99 22.5 18.0-27.7
Northeast NC II 514 392 73.2 68.2-77.8 122 26.8 22.2-31.8
Northeastern Partnership 972 751 74.7 71.0-78.1 221 25.3 21.9-29.0
Mountain AHEC 1,308 1,005 73.4 68.6-77.7 303 26.6 22.3-31.4
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 3,306 2,511 74.2 71.5-76.7 795 25.8 23.3-28.5
Piedmont 4,032 3,185 76.7 74.6-78.6 847 23.3 21.4-25.4
Western NC 2,074 1,559 71.5 67.8-75.0 515 28.5 25.0-32.2

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*Data in this table were derived from the tobacco use questions 1 and 2.

^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** 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, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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