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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Tobacco Use Prevention

Not including yourself, how many adults who live in your household smoke cigarettes, cigars or pipes?

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  Total
Respond.^
One adult Two adults Three or more adults No adults
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,700 1,923 15.1 14.4-15.9 261 2.7 2.3- 3.1 94 1.0 0.8- 1.3 12,422 81.2 80.3-82.0
-Buncombe County 361 49 16.4 12.5-21.3 5 1.6 0.6- 4.0 1 0.6 0.1- 4.0 306 81.4 76.2-85.6
GENDER
Male 139 19 16.1 10.4-24.1 2 1.5 0.4- 5.8 1 1.2 0.2- 7.9 117 81.2 72.8-87.5
Female 222 30 16.8 11.8-23.2 3 1.7 0.5- 5.6 0 0.0 . - . 189 81.5 74.9-86.7
RACE
White 321 39 14.4 10.5-19.4 5 1.8 0.7- 4.5 0 0.0 . - . 277 83.8 78.6-87.9
Other 38 10 32.5 18.1-51.3 0 0.0 . - . 1 4.9 0.7-27.7 27 62.5 43.8-78.1
AGE
18-44 131 18 15.9 10.0-24.2 5 4.1 1.6- 9.7 0 0.0 . - . 108 80.1 71.3-86.6
45+ 230 31 16.8 11.9-23.3 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.0 0.1- 6.5 198 82.2 75.6-87.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 129 23 22.4 15.0-32.0 2 2.0 0.5- 7.8 0 0.0 . - . 104 75.6 65.9-83.2
Some College + 232 26 13.0 8.9-18.7 3 1.4 0.4- 4.5 1 0.9 0.1- 6.1 202 84.7 78.6-89.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 206 33 21.4 15.5-28.9 3 1.6 0.5- 5.1 0 0.0 . - . 170 77.0 69.5-83.1
$50,000+ 89 12 12.9 7.2-22.0 2 2.9 0.7-10.8 1 2.2 0.3-14.1 74 82.0 71.5-89.2

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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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