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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 623 52 10.0 7.6-13.1 7 1.8 0.8- 3.8 2 0.5 0.1- 2.1 562 87.7 84.3-90.5
GENDER
Male 242 15 7.4 4.4-12.2 4 2.3 0.8- 6.2 0 0.0 . - . 223 90.2 85.0-93.8
Female 381 37 12.5 9.0-17.1 3 1.2 0.4- 4.2 2 1.0 0.2- 4.0 339 85.2 80.3-89.1
RACE
White 434 35 9.3 6.7-12.9 7 2.6 1.2- 5.7 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2 391 87.7 83.6-90.9
Other 184 17 11.6 7.1-18.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.9 0.1- 6.4 166 87.4 80.3-92.2
AGE
18-44 308 34 13.3 9.5-18.3 6 2.6 1.1- 5.8 0 0.0 . - . 268 84.1 78.9-88.3
45+ 313 18 6.4 3.9-10.4 1 0.9 0.1- 6.0 1 0.7 0.1- 4.5 293 92.1 87.4-95.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 175 16 12.2 7.3-19.5 2 2.5 0.6- 9.3 0 0.0 . - . 157 85.3 77.4-90.8
Some College + 447 36 9.1 6.5-12.5 5 1.5 0.6- 3.6 2 0.7 0.2- 3.0 404 88.7 85.0-91.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 259 22 11.5 7.5-17.4 5 3.1 1.2- 7.8 1 0.8 0.1- 5.2 231 84.6 78.1-89.4
$50,000+ 238 21 9.1 5.9-13.9 1 0.5 0.1- 3.5 1 0.5 0.1- 3.6 215 89.8 84.9-93.3

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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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