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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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%)
TOTAL 1,796 576 31.0 28.4-33.7 1,220 69.0 66.3-71.6
AGE
18-24 116 23 15.8 9.6-25.0 93 84.2 75.0-90.4
25-34 327 68 19.1 14.6-24.5 259 80.9 75.5-85.4
35-44 352 119 31.0 25.4-37.2 233 69.0 62.8-74.6
45-54 345 146 42.8 36.4-49.5 199 57.2 50.5-63.6
55-64 260 104 41.3 34.2-48.8 156 58.7 51.2-65.8
65-74 224 81 34.0 26.9-41.8 143 66.0 58.2-73.1
75+ 161 32 21.2 14.2-30.5 129 78.8 69.5-85.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 383 118 31.9 26.5-37.8 265 68.1 62.2-73.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 592 206 35.0 30.3-39.9 386 65.0 60.1-69.7
Some Post-H.S. 465 155 31.8 26.7-37.4 310 68.2 62.6-73.3
College Graduate 353 97 23.3 18.6-28.8 256 76.7 71.2-81.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 384 144 40.4 34.5-46.6 240 59.6 53.4-65.5
$15,000- 24,999 443 162 34.0 28.9-39.6 281 66.0 60.4-71.1
$25,000- 34,999 233 63 25.3 19.0-32.9 170 74.7 67.1-81.0
$35,000- 49,999 179 69 36.4 28.5-45.1 110 63.6 54.9-71.5
$50,000-74,999 93 21 23.3 13.7-36.8 72 76.7 63.2-86.3
$75,000+ 80 22 28.5 18.6-41.1 58 71.5 58.9-81.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 641 245 38.9 34.4-43.6 396 61.1 56.4-65.6
No 1,092 313 26.9 23.7-30.3 779 73.1 69.7-76.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 49 16 32.9 17.4-53.4 33 67.1 46.6-82.6
Non-Veteran 1,736 559 31.0 28.4-33.7 1,177 69.0 66.3-71.6
Currently Serving 10 1 7.4 1.0-39.1 9 92.6 60.9-99.0

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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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