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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus County

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Current Smoker*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,003 11,670 77.5 76.6-78.3 3,333 22.5 21.7-23.4
-Cabarrus County 428 334 77.8 73.0-81.9 94 22.2 18.1-27.0
GENDER
Male 162 127 79.2 71.5-85.2 35 20.8 14.8-28.5
Female 266 207 76.5 70.2-81.8 59 23.5 18.2-29.8
RACE
White 360 279 76.9 71.6-81.5 81 23.1 18.5-28.4
Other 65 52 80.7 67.7-89.2 13 19.3 10.8-32.3
AGE
18-44 181 146 79.1 71.6-85.1 35 20.9 14.9-28.4
45+ 246 187 76.6 70.1-82.0 59 23.4 18.0-29.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 203 143 68.8 61.0-75.6 60 31.2 24.4-39.0
Some College + 224 190 86.2 80.7-90.3 34 13.8 9.7-19.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 209 145 68.4 60.7-75.3 64 31.6 24.7-39.3
$50,000+ 115 102 88.3 80.2-93.4 13 11.7 6.6-19.8

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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 (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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