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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance 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 15,004 6,909 45.8 44.8-46.8 8,095 54.2 53.2-55.2
-Alamance County 403 193 48.7 43.0-54.4 210 51.3 45.6-57.0
GENDER
Male 123 70 56.7 46.6-66.4 53 43.3 33.6-53.4
Female 280 123 42.9 36.6-49.4 157 57.1 50.6-63.4
RACE
White 314 160 51.1 44.7-57.4 154 48.9 42.6-55.3
Other 87 32 40.9 29.1-53.9 55 59.1 46.1-70.9
AGE
18-44 143 66 44.7 35.5-54.3 77 55.3 45.7-64.5
45+ 259 127 51.8 44.8-58.7 132 48.2 41.3-55.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 201 103 52.6 44.5-60.6 98 47.4 39.4-55.5
Some College + 201 90 45.1 37.3-53.1 111 54.9 46.9-62.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 247 119 49.3 42.0-56.6 128 50.7 43.4-58.0
$50,000+ 81 37 47.9 35.8-60.3 44 52.1 39.7-64.2

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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 (MAHEC): 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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