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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use Prevention

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 14,700 1,923 15.1 14.4-15.9 261 2.7 2.3- 3.1 94 1.0 0.8- 1.3 12,422 81.2 80.3-82.0
GENDER
Male 5,385 626 13.2 12.1-14.4 106 3.1 2.4- 3.9 40 1.3 0.9- 1.9 4,613 82.4 81.0-83.7
Female 9,315 1,297 16.9 15.9-17.9 155 2.3 1.9- 2.8 54 0.8 0.6- 1.1 7,809 80.0 78.9-81.1
RACE
White 11,016 1,472 15.4 14.6-16.3 181 2.5 2.1- 3.0 60 0.8 0.6- 1.1 9,303 81.3 80.3-82.2
African American 2,616 313 14.9 13.2-16.9 40 2.3 1.5- 3.4 16 0.9 0.5- 1.6 2,247 81.9 79.8-83.8
Asian 87 7 9.4 4.2-19.6 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.4 0.1- 2.6 79 90.2 80.1-95.5
Native American 288 56 21.1 15.8-27.4 11 5.6 2.6-11.8 4 3.0 1.1- 7.8 217 70.4 62.9-76.9
Other Minorities 608 70 12.4 9.2-16.5 25 5.7 3.3- 9.5 11 3.4 1.6- 7.1 502 78.5 73.3-82.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 654 67 10.9 8.1-14.6 26 5.5 3.3- 9.2 12 3.4 1.6- 6.9 549 80.2 75.2-84.3
-English Speaking 272 34 14.8 10.1-21.2 9 4.4 2.2- 8.7 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2 228 80.5 73.7-85.9
-Spanish Speaking 382 33 9.2 5.9-14.0 17 6.0 3.1-11.4 11 4.8 2.3- 9.9 321 80.0 73.4-85.3
Non-Hispanic 14,029 1,855 15.4 14.7-16.2 235 2.5 2.1- 2.9 81 0.8 0.6- 1.1 11,858 81.3 80.4-82.1
AGE
18-24 819 175 22.8 19.4-26.7 50 9.9 6.9-13.9 16 2.8 1.7- 4.8 578 64.4 59.9-68.7
25-34 2,346 352 15.7 13.9-17.6 41 2.6 1.8- 3.9 20 1.8 1.0- 3.2 1,933 79.9 77.7-82.0
35-44 2,754 409 15.9 14.2-17.6 61 2.9 2.1- 3.8 9 0.4 0.2- 1.1 2,275 80.9 79.0-82.6
45-54 2,741 427 17.6 15.8-19.5 64 2.8 2.0- 3.7 23 1.0 0.6- 1.5 2,227 78.7 76.6-80.6
55-64 2,513 355 15.8 14.0-17.8 27 1.5 0.9- 2.5 13 0.8 0.4- 1.5 2,118 81.9 79.8-83.8
65-74 1,969 155 10.1 8.4-12.0 13 0.8 0.4- 1.5 8 0.5 0.2- 1.1 1,793 88.6 86.6-90.4
75+ 1,488 45 4.7 3.4- 6.6 4 0.4 0.1- 1.1 3 0.1 0.0- 0.2 1,436 94.8 92.9-96.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 2,411 365 18.1 16.1-20.3 72 5.0 3.7- 6.8 34 2.6 1.7- 4.1 1,940 74.3 71.7-76.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 4,298 707 19.3 17.8-20.9 89 3.0 2.3- 3.9 31 1.2 0.8- 1.8 3,471 76.6 74.8-78.2
Some Post-H.S. 3,699 514 16.5 15.0-18.2 68 2.6 2.0- 3.5 23 0.8 0.5- 1.3 3,094 80.0 78.3-81.7
College Graduate 4,266 333 8.3 7.3- 9.3 31 1.1 0.7- 1.8 6 0.2 0.1- 0.4 3,896 90.4 89.3-91.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,697 208 17.3 14.7-20.3 34 3.7 2.2- 6.0 13 1.7 0.9- 3.3 1,442 77.3 73.9-80.3
$15,000- 24,999 2,483 365 18.6 16.5-20.8 58 4.2 3.1- 5.8 29 2.0 1.3- 3.1 2,031 75.2 72.7-77.5
$25,000- 34,999 1,704 264 18.7 16.4-21.2 27 2.0 1.3- 3.0 15 0.9 0.5- 1.6 1,398 78.4 75.8-80.8
$35,000- 49,999 1,937 299 16.9 14.9-19.1 40 2.8 1.9- 3.9 9 0.8 0.4- 1.6 1,589 79.6 77.2-81.7
$50,000-74,999 1,772 244 14.7 12.8-16.8 26 1.9 1.2- 2.9 5 0.4 0.1- 1.0 1,497 83.1 80.8-85.1
$75,000+ 1,995 237 11.7 10.1-13.5 19 1.1 0.7- 2.0 7 0.4 0.2- 0.9 1,732 86.8 84.8-88.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,747 660 17.1 15.7-18.6 100 3.5 2.7- 4.4 37 1.4 0.9- 2.2 3,950 78.1 76.3-79.7
No 9,776 1,244 14.3 13.5-15.2 156 2.3 1.9- 2.9 51 0.8 0.6- 1.1 8,325 82.5 81.5-83.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,891 208 13.0 11.1-15.1 21 1.2 0.7- 2.1 10 0.7 0.4- 1.4 1,652 85.1 82.8-87.0
Non-Veteran 12,643 1,689 15.4 14.6-16.3 238 3.0 2.5- 3.5 83 1.1 0.8- 1.4 10,633 80.5 79.6-81.5
Currently Serving 164 26 19.8 13.2-28.4 2 1.5 0.3- 6.5 1 0.5 0.1- 3.2 135 78.3 69.5-85.1

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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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