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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for Guilford County

Tobacco Use

Have you smoked at least 100 cigarettes in your entire life?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 9,416 4,623 48.0 46.4-49.7 4,793 52.0 50.3-53.6
-Guilford County 446 214 50.6 45.0-56.1 232 49.4 43.9-55.0
GENDER
Male 165 96 59.7 50.8-68.0 69 40.3 32.0-49.2
Female 281 118 42.3 35.6-49.3 163 57.7 50.7-64.4
RACE
White 313 153 50.7 44.1-57.2 160 49.3 42.8-55.9
Other 132 61 50.9 40.5-61.2 71 49.1 38.8-59.5
AGE
18-44 177 71 45.5 36.7-54.5 106 54.5 45.5-63.3
45+ 265 141 55.9 49.1-62.6 124 44.1 37.4-50.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 152 98 66.7 57.6-74.7 54 33.3 25.3-42.4
Some College + 292 114 40.6 33.9-47.5 178 59.4 52.5-66.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 195 109 63.1 54.9-70.6 86 36.9 29.4-45.1
$50,000+ 142 61 43.4 34.4-53.0 81 56.6 47.0-65.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 454 239 52.2 46.6-57.6 215 47.8 42.4-53.4
Guilford 446 214 50.6 45.0-56.1 232 49.4 43.9-55.0
Mecklenburg 446 205 45.9 40.0-52.0 241 54.1 48.0-60.0
Orange 450 190 42.7 35.3-50.4 260 57.3 49.6-64.7
Wake 453 173 37.5 32.2-43.0 280 62.5 57.0-67.8
Chatham/Lee 399 199 44.4 38.4-50.6 200 55.6 49.4-61.6
Nash/Wilson 379 177 50.7 44.8-56.6 202 49.3 43.4-55.2
Craven/Pamlico 456 250 51.9 46.3-57.5 206 48.1 42.5-53.7
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 436 237 57.2 51.5-62.8 199 42.8 37.2-48.5
Appalachian/Wilkes 452 234 50.9 44.2-57.6 218 49.1 42.4-55.8
Franklin/Gran./Vance 473 233 47.0 39.1-55.1 240 53.0 44.9-60.9
Graham/Swain/Jackson 426 233 57.5 46.7-67.5 193 42.5 32.5-53.3
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 471 246 55.0 49.7-60.1 225 45.0 39.9-50.3
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 418 204 53.8 47.6-59.8 214 46.2 40.2-52.4
Northeast NC I 459 222 48.7 42.4-54.9 237 51.3 45.1-57.6
Northeast NC II 514 246 50.7 45.4-55.9 268 49.3 44.1-54.6
Northeastern Partnership 973 468 50.0 45.9-54.0 505 50.0 46.0-54.1
Mountain AHEC 1,308 698 54.4 50.2-58.6 610 45.6 41.4-49.8
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 3,309 1,621 48.5 45.6-51.4 1,688 51.5 48.6-54.4
Piedmont 4,033 1,906 46.6 44.3-48.9 2,127 53.4 51.1-55.7
Western NC 2,074 1,096 53.0 49.4-56.4 978 47.0 43.6-50.6

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^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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