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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus 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
-Cabarrus County 191 76 39.6 32.2-47.5 18 9.7 5.6-16.1 97 50.7 42.8-58.6
GENDER
Male 83 29 35.1 24.8-46.9 6 6.9 2.7-16.6 48 58.0 46.2-69.1
Female 108 47 44.9 34.9-55.3 12 12.9 6.7-23.4 49 42.2 32.5-52.6
RACE
White 168 67 40.0 32.0-48.5 14 7.6 4.1-13.7 87 52.4 44.0-60.8
Other 23 9 37.2 18.9-59.9 4 23.6 8.3-51.4 10 39.3 20.7-61.6
AGE
18-44 72 28 42.2 30.0-55.4 7 10.8 4.7-23.1 37 47.0 34.5-59.9
45+ 118 48 38.1 29.0-48.0 11 8.9 4.4-17.4 59 53.0 43.0-62.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 102 50 48.4 37.7-59.2 10 11.2 5.4-21.8 42 40.4 30.3-51.4
Some College + 88 26 28.6 19.4-39.9 8 7.8 3.6-15.8 54 63.7 52.1-73.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 103 52 52.1 40.9-63.0 12 11.5 5.7-21.5 39 36.5 26.4-48.0
$50,000+ 41 10 25.8 13.8-43.0 3 6.6 2.0-19.5 28 67.6 50.6-80.9

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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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