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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 178 74 49.6 40.7-58.6 8 4.7 2.2- 9.8 96 45.7 37.1-54.5
GENDER
Male 82 36 52.4 39.8-64.8 2 3.2 0.8-11.8 44 44.4 32.5-56.9
Female 96 38 45.1 34.2-56.5 6 7.2 3.0-16.1 52 47.8 36.9-58.8
RACE
White 163 68 48.6 39.2-58.0 7 4.2 1.8- 9.3 88 47.3 38.1-56.6
Other 15 6 57.5 29.3-81.5 1 8.2 1.1-41.4 8 34.3 13.9-62.9
AGE
18-44 64 38 65.1 50.4-77.4 4 4.7 1.6-12.9 22 30.2 18.8-44.7
45+ 114 36 36.5 26.8-47.5 4 4.6 1.5-13.3 74 58.8 48.0-68.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 104 46 56.2 44.5-67.4 6 5.9 2.5-13.7 52 37.8 27.6-49.2
Some College + 74 28 37.9 26.5-50.8 2 2.4 0.5-10.8 44 59.7 46.8-71.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 121 54 55.6 44.5-66.1 6 5.9 2.5-13.3 61 38.5 28.9-49.1
$50,000+ 30 9 28.3 14.3-48.4 1 1.9 0.3-12.5 20 69.8 49.9-84.3

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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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