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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth County

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
-Forsyth County 438 53 14.7 11.2-19.1 8 2.3 1.1- 4.7 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5 376 82.8 78.2-86.6
GENDER
Male 156 19 14.7 9.4-22.2 2 1.6 0.4- 6.4 0 0.0 . - . 135 83.7 76.0-89.3
Female 282 34 14.8 10.5-20.3 6 2.9 1.2- 6.6 1 0.4 0.1- 2.7 241 82.0 76.1-86.7
RACE
White 316 42 15.6 11.4-20.9 5 1.9 0.8- 4.8 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0 268 82.2 76.7-86.6
Other 120 11 12.7 7.1-21.7 3 3.2 0.9-10.4 0 0.0 . - . 106 84.1 74.6-90.5
AGE
18-44 168 23 17.3 11.6-25.0 3 2.1 0.6- 6.9 1 0.5 0.1- 3.4 141 80.2 72.2-86.3
45+ 269 30 12.9 8.9-18.4 5 2.4 1.0- 6.0 0 0.0 . - . 234 84.7 78.9-89.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 163 25 18.8 12.7-26.9 4 2.9 1.0- 8.2 1 0.6 0.1- 3.9 133 77.7 69.4-84.3
Some College + 275 28 12.3 8.4-17.7 4 1.9 0.7- 5.3 0 0.0 . - . 243 85.8 80.1-90.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 230 27 15.9 11.0-22.6 4 2.6 1.0- 7.0 0 0.0 . - . 199 81.4 74.5-86.8
$50,000+ 135 19 14.8 9.2-23.0 2 1.9 0.4- 8.0 1 0.6 0.1- 4.1 113 82.7 74.2-88.8

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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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