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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 641 532 82.1 78.4-85.3 109 17.9 14.7-21.6
GENDER
Male 250 195 78.0 71.7-83.2 55 22.0 16.8-28.3
Female 391 337 86.1 81.8-89.5 54 13.9 10.5-18.2
RACE
White 442 368 81.8 77.4-85.6 74 18.2 14.4-22.6
Other 194 159 82.3 74.8-87.9 35 17.7 12.1-25.2
AGE
18-44 321 257 79.1 73.7-83.7 64 20.9 16.3-26.3
45+ 318 274 85.8 80.4-89.9 44 14.2 10.1-19.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 183 135 73.2 64.8-80.1 48 26.8 19.9-35.2
Some College + 457 396 86.2 82.3-89.3 61 13.8 10.7-17.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 265 205 73.9 66.9-79.9 60 26.1 20.1-33.1
$50,000+ 244 213 87.3 82.1-91.1 31 12.7 8.9-17.9

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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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