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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Tobacco Use

Do you now smoke cigarettes everyday, some days, or not at all?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Everyday Some days Not at all
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,908 2,578 37.6 36.2-39.1 755 11.5 10.5-12.6 3,575 50.9 49.4-52.3
-Alamance County 193 71 38.3 30.7-46.5 24 14.9 9.3-23.0 98 46.9 39.0-54.9
GENDER
Male 70 24 35.8 24.2-49.3 9 16.8 7.9-32.1 37 47.5 34.8-60.5
Female 123 47 40.6 31.5-50.4 15 13.0 7.6-21.5 61 46.3 37.0-55.9
RACE
White 160 58 38.7 30.5-47.6 15 8.9 5.1-15.2 87 52.4 43.7-60.9
Other 32 12 34.0 18.2-54.5 9 38.1 19.3-61.3 11 27.9 14.0-47.9
AGE
18-44 66 36 52.2 38.2-65.8 11 21.9 11.1-38.7 19 25.9 16.2-38.8
45+ 127 35 29.6 21.0-39.8 13 10.5 5.6-18.6 79 60.0 49.7-69.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 103 39 40.1 29.7-51.5 15 17.1 9.1-29.9 49 42.8 32.3-53.9
Some College + 90 32 36.1 25.6-48.2 9 12.4 6.0-23.6 49 51.5 39.9-62.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 119 49 39.8 30.2-50.2 19 20.5 12.1-32.5 51 39.7 30.1-50.2
$50,000+ 37 13 41.9 25.3-60.5 2 4.3 1.0-16.9 22 53.8 35.9-70.8

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* This question was asked only of respondents who reported smoking 100 or more cigarettes in her/his entire life.

^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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