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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use Prevention-MALES

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 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
RACE
White 4,086 481 13.6 12.4-15.0 75 2.8 2.1- 3.6 23 0.8 0.5- 1.4 3,507 82.8 81.2-84.2
African American 848 100 13.3 10.7-16.4 10 2.2 1.0- 4.8 8 1.4 0.7- 2.8 730 83.1 79.6-86.1
Asian 39 1 4.6 0.7-26.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 38 95.4 73.7-99.3
Native American 90 15 14.4 8.1-24.4 5 8.0 2.7-21.7 2 3.1 0.7-12.0 68 74.5 61.5-84.3
Other Minorities 293 28 11.5 7.3-17.5 15 6.7 3.4-12.7 7 4.8 2.1-10.7 243 77.0 69.4-83.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 295 21 8.7 5.2-14.2 16 6.8 3.6-12.8 7 4.8 2.1-10.6 251 79.7 72.3-85.5
-English Speaking 98 10 13.6 7.0-24.7 4 5.2 1.9-13.6 0 0.0 . - . 84 81.2 69.7-89.0
-Spanish Speaking 197 11 7.0 3.4-14.1 12 7.4 3.4-15.4 7 6.4 2.8-14.0 167 79.2 69.7-86.2
Non-Hispanic 5,084 605 13.7 12.5-14.9 90 2.7 2.1- 3.5 33 1.0 0.6- 1.4 4,356 82.7 81.3-84.0
AGE
18-24 326 63 20.6 15.7-26.6 31 14.5 9.5-21.5 8 3.1 1.5- 6.2 224 61.8 54.7-68.5
25-34 876 108 12.9 10.5-15.9 16 2.9 1.6- 5.2 10 2.9 1.4- 5.8 742 81.3 77.5-84.5
35-44 1,060 130 12.4 10.3-14.9 24 3.0 1.9- 4.7 6 0.7 0.2- 2.2 900 83.9 81.0-86.4
45-54 1,024 122 13.6 11.0-16.6 21 2.6 1.6- 4.3 9 0.9 0.4- 1.8 872 82.9 79.7-85.7
55-64 976 122 15.0 12.2-18.2 11 1.4 0.6- 2.9 4 0.6 0.2- 1.7 839 83.0 79.7-85.9
65-74 680 70 12.1 9.3-15.5 2 0.4 0.1- 1.9 3 0.7 0.2- 2.3 605 86.8 83.2-89.7
75+ 425 11 4.4 2.3- 8.1 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5 0 0.0 . - . 413 95.4 91.7-97.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 922 136 16.8 13.9-20.3 36 6.1 4.0- 9.1 17 3.6 2.0- 6.3 733 73.6 69.3-77.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,525 235 17.8 15.5-20.4 36 3.4 2.3- 5.0 13 1.5 0.8- 2.7 1,241 77.3 74.4-79.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,268 160 14.6 12.3-17.2 24 2.9 1.8- 4.6 6 0.5 0.2- 1.2 1,078 82.0 79.1-84.5
College Graduate 1,657 93 5.8 4.6- 7.3 10 1.0 0.4- 2.5 4 0.3 0.1- 0.9 1,550 92.9 91.1-94.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 490 58 16.3 11.9-21.9 13 5.2 2.4-10.9 7 2.9 1.2- 6.4 412 75.6 69.1-81.1
$15,000- 24,999 803 116 17.9 14.7-21.7 23 5.6 3.6- 8.6 13 2.8 1.5- 5.2 651 73.7 69.4-77.7
$25,000- 34,999 653 101 18.5 15.1-22.4 7 1.5 0.6- 3.3 6 0.9 0.4- 2.0 539 79.2 75.2-82.7
$35,000- 49,999 806 107 14.7 11.9-18.0 21 3.0 1.8- 4.9 6 1.1 0.5- 2.6 672 81.2 77.6-84.3
$50,000-74,999 772 85 11.6 9.2-14.6 14 2.1 1.2- 3.7 2 0.3 0.1- 1.4 671 86.0 82.8-88.6
$75,000+ 885 84 10.0 7.8-12.7 7 1.0 0.4- 2.3 2 0.3 0.1- 1.1 792 88.8 86.0-91.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,635 206 15.1 12.9-17.6 41 4.4 3.0- 6.3 14 1.8 0.9- 3.4 1,374 78.8 75.8-81.4
No 3,684 412 12.4 11.2-13.8 63 2.5 1.8- 3.5 24 1.0 0.6- 1.7 3,185 84.0 82.4-85.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,725 191 12.9 11.0-15.2 17 1.2 0.7- 2.1 8 0.6 0.3- 1.3 1,509 85.2 82.9-87.3
Non-Veteran 3,528 415 13.2 11.8-14.7 87 3.9 3.0- 5.1 31 1.6 1.0- 2.4 2,995 81.3 79.5-83.0
Currently Serving 130 20 19.2 12.2-28.8 2 1.7 0.4- 7.3 1 0.5 0.1- 3.7 107 78.6 68.9-85.9

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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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