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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth County

Tobacco Use

Current Smoker*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,003 11,670 77.5 76.6-78.3 3,333 22.5 21.7-23.4
-Forsyth County 447 340 75.9 71.0-80.2 107 24.1 19.8-29.0
GENDER
Male 162 119 72.6 64.1-79.7 43 27.4 20.3-35.9
Female 285 221 79.0 73.5-83.6 64 21.0 16.4-26.5
RACE
White 323 247 77.5 72.0-82.3 76 22.5 17.7-28.0
Other 122 91 71.4 60.8-80.1 31 28.6 19.9-39.2
AGE
18-44 171 131 74.4 66.0-81.3 40 25.6 18.7-34.0
45+ 275 209 77.2 71.0-82.3 66 22.8 17.7-29.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 165 119 70.9 62.3-78.2 46 29.1 21.8-37.7
Some College + 282 221 78.9 72.8-83.9 61 21.1 16.1-27.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 231 168 72.9 65.8-79.0 63 27.1 21.0-34.2
$50,000+ 138 114 81.2 72.4-87.7 24 18.8 12.3-27.6

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*Data in this table were derived from the tobacco use questions 1 and 2.

^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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