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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use Prevention-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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%)
TOTAL 1,768 213 16.2 13.9-18.7 30 2.3 1.5- 3.5 8 0.5 0.2- 1.4 1,517 81.0 78.4-83.4
AGE
18-24 114 17 20.6 12.4-32.1 4 4.8 1.4-14.9 2 1.3 0.3- 5.6 91 73.3 61.4-82.6
25-34 319 39 14.8 10.2-20.9 5 2.2 0.8- 5.8 2 0.5 0.1- 2.5 273 82.6 76.2-87.5
35-44 343 46 17.4 12.6-23.5 7 2.6 1.1- 6.2 0 0.0 . - . 290 80.0 73.7-85.1
45-54 337 48 20.6 15.0-27.6 6 1.3 0.5- 3.1 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9 282 77.9 70.9-83.5
55-64 259 41 19.0 13.7-25.7 4 2.1 0.7- 6.3 1 1.6 0.2-10.6 213 77.3 69.9-83.3
65-74 223 12 6.0 3.3-10.9 3 2.7 0.9- 8.4 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8 207 90.8 84.8-94.6
75+ 162 9 9.4 4.3-19.3 1 1.2 0.2- 7.8 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7 151 89.2 79.3-94.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 380 45 14.9 10.9-20.1 12 4.8 2.6- 8.7 2 0.5 0.1- 2.5 321 79.8 74.1-84.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 575 82 18.4 14.4-23.2 10 2.2 1.0- 4.8 4 0.5 0.2- 1.6 479 78.9 73.9-83.1
Some Post-H.S. 461 58 18.4 13.9-24.0 5 1.2 0.5- 2.8 2 1.0 0.2- 4.9 396 79.4 73.7-84.2
College Graduate 349 27 10.0 6.5-14.9 3 1.8 0.5- 6.0 0 0.0 . - . 319 88.3 82.9-92.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 383 45 17.4 12.5-23.8 11 4.7 2.5- 8.9 1 0.4 0.1- 2.6 326 77.4 70.9-82.9
$15,000- 24,999 436 58 17.8 13.4-23.3 10 3.6 1.7- 7.2 3 0.7 0.2- 2.3 365 77.9 72.1-82.8
$25,000- 34,999 228 28 14.9 9.5-22.7 2 1.7 0.3- 8.9 0 0.0 . - . 198 83.3 75.2-89.2
$35,000- 49,999 176 20 14.5 8.8-22.9 1 0.7 0.1- 4.5 2 2.3 0.4-11.0 153 82.6 73.6-89.0
$50,000-74,999 92 14 21.3 12.5-34.1 1 1.1 0.1- 7.1 0 0.0 . - . 77 77.6 64.9-86.7
$75,000+ 79 12 14.0 7.6-24.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 67 86.0 75.7-92.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 642 81 17.1 13.5-21.4 15 3.3 1.8- 5.9 5 1.1 0.3- 3.9 541 78.6 73.9-82.6
No 1,094 130 15.9 13.1-19.2 13 1.7 0.9- 3.2 3 0.2 0.1- 0.8 948 82.1 78.8-85.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 50 2 4.4 1.1-17.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 48 95.6 83.0-98.9
Non-Veteran 1,708 210 16.5 14.2-19.1 30 2.4 1.5- 3.6 8 0.6 0.2- 1.4 1,460 80.6 77.8-83.0
Currently Serving 10 1 19.3 2.9-65.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 9 80.7 34.4-97.1

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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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