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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth County

Tobacco Use

Do you now smoke cigarettes everyday, some days, or not at all?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Everyday Some days Not at all
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,908 2,578 37.6 36.2-39.1 755 11.5 10.5-12.6 3,575 50.9 49.4-52.3
-Forsyth County 215 84 38.1 30.9-45.7 23 10.7 6.6-17.0 108 51.2 43.5-58.8
GENDER
Male 93 35 35.2 25.3-46.6 8 10.7 5.0-21.3 50 54.1 42.7-65.0
Female 122 49 41.9 32.7-51.7 15 10.8 6.2-18.2 58 47.3 37.9-56.9
RACE
White 164 63 36.4 28.5-45.1 13 7.6 3.9-14.3 88 56.0 47.2-64.4
Other 51 21 42.8 28.2-58.8 10 19.6 9.4-36.3 20 37.6 24.1-53.4
AGE
18-44 65 31 48.9 35.3-62.6 9 15.5 7.3-29.9 25 35.6 23.7-49.6
45+ 149 53 32.8 24.9-41.7 13 8.0 4.1-15.1 83 59.2 50.0-67.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 81 39 47.2 35.3-59.4 7 10.7 4.9-21.6 35 42.2 30.8-54.4
Some College + 134 45 32.6 24.3-42.2 16 10.8 5.7-19.5 73 56.6 46.7-66.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 116 50 40.0 30.4-50.3 13 11.8 6.1-21.6 53 48.3 38.0-58.7
$50,000+ 62 17 31.1 19.5-45.8 7 9.8 3.8-23.0 38 59.1 44.5-72.2

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* This question was asked only of respondents who reported smoking 100 or more cigarettes in her/his entire life.

^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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