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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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On the average, about how many cigarettes a day do you now smoke?*

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  Total
Respond.^
<10 cigaretts/per day 10-20 cigarettes/per day 20 cigs.(one pack)/per day More than 20 cigarettes/per day
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,122 844 29.2 27.2-31.4 988 31.1 29.1-33.2 896 27.8 25.9-29.8 394 11.9 10.5-13.3
-Eastern NC 1,080 317 31.5 28.0-35.2 336 30.1 26.8-33.6 283 26.0 23.0-29.3 144 12.4 10.2-15.0
GENDER
Male 462 130 31.5 26.3-37.1 130 28.1 23.3-33.4 118 24.8 20.5-29.6 84 15.7 12.3-19.7
Female 618 187 31.5 27.1-36.2 206 32.4 28.1-37.0 165 27.5 23.5-31.9 60 8.7 6.2-12.0
RACE
White 760 159 22.1 18.7-25.9 235 28.8 25.1-32.8 239 32.5 28.7-36.7 127 16.6 13.5-20.1
African American 221 117 52.4 43.8-60.8 67 33.1 25.3-41.9 31 12.9 8.6-19.0 6 1.6 0.7- 3.9
AGE
18-24 87 39 39.2 27.0-52.9 30 39.5 26.6-54.1 12 9.8 5.2-18.0 6 11.4 4.5-26.2
25-34 198 73 42.1 34.0-50.6 68 32.5 25.4-40.6 47 20.7 15.2-27.5 10 4.7 2.3- 9.4
35-44 253 70 26.5 20.7-33.2 76 28.8 22.6-35.8 69 31.0 24.4-38.4 38 13.8 9.7-19.2
45-54 231 64 32.9 25.1-41.7 71 27.8 21.3-35.3 64 28.1 21.7-35.6 32 11.2 7.5-16.3
55-64 197 44 22.7 15.8-31.5 55 25.7 19.0-33.9 57 31.2 23.7-39.9 41 20.3 14.1-28.4
65-74 88 22 27.8 17.5-41.1 28 31.8 21.4-44.3 23 25.5 16.4-37.4 15 14.9 8.5-24.9
75+ 25 5 20.5 8.2-42.6 8 31.5 14.9-54.8 10 36.3 18.5-58.9 2 11.7 2.8-38.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 223 72 36.5 28.2-45.6 66 27.5 20.8-35.4 48 21.5 15.8-28.6 37 14.5 9.7-21.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 384 115 30.9 25.4-36.9 113 28.2 22.9-34.2 108 28.4 23.2-34.2 48 12.5 9.0-17.3
Some Post-H.S. 296 79 29.1 23.0-36.1 102 33.7 27.5-40.5 84 27.6 22.1-33.9 31 9.5 6.5-13.8
College Graduate 176 51 29.5 22.2-38.1 54 31.8 24.0-40.8 43 24.5 17.7-32.9 28 14.2 9.2-21.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 181 57 36.1 27.5-45.8 51 27.1 20.1-35.5 44 23.1 16.6-31.2 29 13.6 9.0-20.1
$15,000- 24,999 231 86 38.2 30.2-47.0 68 27.9 21.2-35.7 54 23.8 17.6-31.4 23 10.0 5.8-17.0
$25,000- 34,999 141 39 27.4 19.8-36.6 44 27.9 20.3-37.0 42 31.9 23.7-41.3 16 12.8 7.7-20.4
$35,000- 49,999 157 37 26.7 19.0-36.1 55 33.1 25.0-42.3 45 30.4 22.5-39.8 20 9.8 5.9-15.9
$50,000-74,999 99 23 24.1 15.7-35.2 32 34.1 23.7-46.3 26 24.4 16.0-35.5 18 17.4 10.5-27.6
$75,000+ 77 17 23.7 14.5-36.1 23 26.0 16.4-38.6 21 33.0 21.8-46.5 16 17.4 9.9-28.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 414 100 25.3 20.6-30.8 130 32.0 26.4-38.0 109 26.9 22.1-32.3 75 15.9 12.3-20.2
No 644 212 35.6 30.9-40.6 195 28.4 24.4-32.8 169 25.3 21.5-29.5 68 10.6 7.9-14.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 160 43 27.4 20.1-36.2 45 26.8 19.6-35.5 44 28.7 21.3-37.5 28 17.1 11.5-24.6
Non-Veteran 880 253 30.5 26.6-34.7 280 31.1 27.3-35.1 234 26.6 23.2-30.2 113 11.9 9.5-14.8
Currently Serving 40 21 64.4 47.2-78.5 11 24.5 12.9-41.7 5 6.8 2.7-16.1 3 4.3 1.4-13.1

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*Asked only of respondents who reported smoking 100 cigarettes in entire lifetime and now smoke daily or occasionally.

^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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