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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 641 263 40.9 36.6-45.2 378 59.1 54.8-63.4
GENDER
Male 250 126 49.7 42.9-56.5 124 50.3 43.5-57.1
Female 391 137 32.3 27.5-37.6 254 67.7 62.4-72.5
RACE
White 442 194 44.5 39.4-49.7 248 55.5 50.3-60.6
Other 194 67 33.5 26.3-41.6 127 66.5 58.4-73.7
AGE
18-44 321 109 34.0 28.5-39.9 212 66.0 60.1-71.5
45+ 318 153 48.7 42.4-55.0 165 51.3 45.0-57.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 183 87 47.1 38.8-55.6 96 52.9 44.4-61.2
Some College + 457 176 38.0 33.3-43.1 281 62.0 56.9-66.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 265 116 44.6 37.8-51.7 149 55.4 48.3-62.2
$50,000+ 244 90 37.5 31.1-44.3 154 62.5 55.7-68.9

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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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