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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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
-Eastern NC 4,922 720 16.8 15.6-18.2 91 3.3 2.4- 4.3 34 1.1 0.8- 1.7 4,077 78.8 77.2-80.3
GENDER
Male 1,762 239 15.0 13.0-17.1 36 4.0 2.6- 6.2 10 1.1 0.6- 2.4 1,477 79.8 77.2-82.3
Female 3,160 481 18.5 16.8-20.2 55 2.6 1.9- 3.5 24 1.1 0.7- 1.8 2,600 77.8 75.9-79.6
RACE
White 3,253 511 18.3 16.7-20.0 54 2.4 1.7- 3.3 19 1.0 0.6- 1.7 2,669 78.3 76.4-80.0
African American 1,234 141 13.8 11.5-16.6 24 3.6 2.1- 6.1 8 0.7 0.3- 1.6 1,061 81.9 78.7-84.7
Other Minorities 14 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 4.6 0.6-27.7 13 95.4 72.3-99.4
AGE
18-24 323 66 19.9 15.0-25.8 20 14.9 8.7-24.3 8 3.8 1.8- 7.8 229 61.4 53.5-68.8
25-34 802 132 18.3 15.3-21.8 10 1.3 0.6- 2.6 5 1.5 0.5- 4.9 655 78.9 75.0-82.3
35-44 866 143 17.3 14.5-20.4 27 4.5 2.9- 6.9 2 0.2 0.0- 0.7 694 78.1 74.6-81.2
45-54 905 165 20.4 17.3-23.8 18 2.4 1.3- 4.1 10 1.4 0.7- 2.8 712 75.8 72.2-79.1
55-64 856 133 17.0 14.1-20.5 7 1.2 0.4- 3.3 5 1.0 0.4- 2.6 711 80.8 77.1-84.0
65-74 669 62 12.3 9.2-16.2 7 1.7 0.8- 3.8 3 0.5 0.1- 2.3 597 85.5 81.3-88.8
75+ 482 17 5.7 3.4- 9.5 2 0.6 0.1- 2.5 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6 462 93.6 89.8-96.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 838 132 18.2 14.9-22.0 26 7.1 4.1-11.9 10 2.4 1.1- 5.1 670 72.3 67.4-76.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,569 274 20.4 18.0-23.0 29 2.9 1.8- 4.8 13 1.2 0.6- 2.4 1,253 75.5 72.6-78.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,297 201 17.2 14.8-19.8 28 2.9 1.9- 4.5 9 1.0 0.5- 2.1 1,059 78.9 76.0-81.5
College Graduate 1,209 112 10.4 8.5-12.7 8 1.2 0.5- 2.6 2 0.3 0.1- 1.5 1,087 88.1 85.6-90.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 654 89 17.1 13.6-21.3 11 4.2 1.5-11.0 5 2.6 0.9- 7.0 549 76.1 70.3-81.1
$15,000- 24,999 920 139 18.5 15.3-22.2 22 4.8 2.8- 8.2 11 1.8 0.9- 3.4 748 74.9 70.7-78.7
$25,000- 34,999 583 91 18.0 14.5-22.0 9 1.9 0.9- 4.2 5 1.0 0.4- 2.5 478 79.1 74.9-82.8
$35,000- 49,999 653 124 21.1 17.5-25.2 11 2.7 1.3- 5.5 2 0.6 0.1- 2.5 516 75.6 71.3-79.5
$50,000-74,999 529 74 15.7 12.4-19.7 10 3.1 1.6- 6.1 2 0.6 0.1- 2.8 443 80.6 76.2-84.4
$75,000+ 546 82 15.2 12.1-19.1 5 0.7 0.3- 1.7 2 0.2 0.0- 0.7 457 83.9 80.1-87.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,731 253 16.6 14.6-18.9 40 4.1 2.7- 6.3 11 1.0 0.5- 2.0 1,427 78.2 75.5-80.7
No 3,124 460 17.0 15.4-18.8 49 2.8 1.9- 4.2 21 1.2 0.7- 2.0 2,594 79.0 77.0-80.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 701 88 14.5 11.7-17.9 10 1.6 0.8- 3.3 4 1.0 0.4- 2.8 599 82.8 79.2-85.9
Non-Veteran 4,088 608 17.1 15.7-18.6 80 3.7 2.7- 5.0 29 1.2 0.7- 1.9 3,371 78.0 76.2-79.7
Currently Serving 133 24 22.2 14.6-32.2 1 0.5 0.1- 3.5 1 0.6 0.1- 4.1 107 76.7 66.7-84.4

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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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