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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 263 66 28.5 22.5-35.4 43 15.2 11.1-20.7 154 56.2 49.3-62.9
GENDER
Male 126 35 29.1 20.9-39.0 20 15.2 9.7-23.2 71 55.7 45.9-65.0
Female 137 31 27.7 19.8-37.2 23 15.3 9.9-22.9 83 57.0 47.7-66.0
RACE
White 194 48 27.8 21.2-35.5 26 13.0 8.7-19.1 120 59.2 51.3-66.6
Other 67 18 31.3 19.0-46.8 17 21.6 12.5-34.5 32 47.2 33.6-61.2
AGE
18-44 109 38 37.9 28.5-48.4 26 23.5 15.9-33.4 45 38.5 29.2-48.7
45+ 153 27 20.3 13.3-29.8 17 8.7 5.2-14.4 109 70.9 61.5-78.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 87 34 41.8 30.2-54.4 14 15.2 8.5-25.8 39 43.0 31.6-55.2
Some College + 176 32 21.0 15.0-28.7 29 15.3 10.4-21.9 115 63.7 55.5-71.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 116 36 39.0 28.7-50.3 24 19.5 12.6-28.9 56 41.5 31.7-52.1
$50,000+ 90 19 21.1 13.5-31.4 12 12.9 7.1-22.3 59 66.0 54.9-75.5

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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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