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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth County

Tobacco Use

Have you smoked at least 100 cigarettes in your entire life?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,004 6,909 45.8 44.8-46.8 8,095 54.2 53.2-55.2
-Forsyth County 447 215 49.3 44.1-54.6 232 50.7 45.4-55.9
GENDER
Male 162 93 59.8 51.4-67.6 69 40.2 32.4-48.6
Female 285 122 39.9 33.9-46.1 163 60.1 53.9-66.1
RACE
White 323 164 51.0 44.9-57.1 159 49.0 42.9-55.1
Other 122 51 45.8 35.8-56.1 71 54.2 43.9-64.2
AGE
18-44 171 65 39.8 31.7-48.4 106 60.2 51.6-68.3
45+ 275 149 56.0 49.3-62.5 126 44.0 37.5-50.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 165 81 50.3 41.8-58.8 84 49.7 41.2-58.2
Some College + 282 134 48.7 42.1-55.4 148 51.3 44.6-57.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 231 116 52.4 45.1-59.6 115 47.6 40.4-54.9
$50,000+ 138 62 45.8 36.7-55.2 76 54.2 44.8-63.3

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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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