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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-MALES

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 5,540 3,089 53.8 52.2-55.5 2,451 46.2 44.5-47.8
RACE
White 4,186 2,420 56.4 54.5-58.2 1,766 43.6 41.8-45.5
African American 892 468 52.1 48.1-56.1 424 47.9 43.9-51.9
Asian 41 9 24.2 12.3-41.9 32 75.8 58.1-87.7
Native American 91 54 54.0 40.4-66.9 37 46.0 33.1-59.6
Other Minorities 300 127 39.9 33.0-47.3 173 60.1 52.7-67.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 302 127 39.6 32.8-46.8 175 60.4 53.2-67.2
-English Speaking 101 47 45.6 34.1-57.5 54 54.4 42.5-65.9
-Spanish Speaking 201 80 37.6 29.5-46.4 121 62.4 53.6-70.5
Non-Hispanic 5,230 2,960 55.2 53.5-56.8 2,270 44.8 43.2-46.5
AGE
18-24 338 155 44.2 37.7-51.0 183 55.8 49.0-62.3
25-34 898 410 44.6 40.7-48.6 488 55.4 51.4-59.3
35-44 1,097 532 47.4 43.8-51.0 565 52.6 49.0-56.2
45-54 1,045 572 52.4 48.7-56.1 473 47.6 43.9-51.3
55-64 1,005 653 63.5 59.7-67.1 352 36.5 32.9-40.3
65-74 694 493 71.9 67.8-75.7 201 28.1 24.3-32.2
75+ 444 265 60.0 54.4-65.3 179 40.0 34.7-45.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 968 638 63.8 59.7-67.8 330 36.2 32.2-40.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,581 958 59.2 56.2-62.2 623 40.8 37.8-43.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,293 749 56.0 52.7-59.2 544 44.0 40.8-47.3
College Graduate 1,685 737 40.9 38.1-43.8 948 59.1 56.2-61.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 506 338 63.4 57.1-69.3 168 36.6 30.7-42.9
$15,000- 24,999 835 508 60.3 56.0-64.5 327 39.7 35.5-44.0
$25,000- 34,999 666 386 56.9 52.4-61.3 280 43.1 38.7-47.6
$35,000- 49,999 827 471 58.1 54.0-62.1 356 41.9 37.9-46.0
$50,000-74,999 791 420 52.1 48.0-56.2 371 47.9 43.8-52.0
$75,000+ 893 411 42.9 39.0-46.8 482 57.1 53.2-61.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,648 1,113 67.3 64.4-70.1 535 32.7 29.9-35.6
No 3,683 1,848 48.0 46.0-50.0 1,835 52.0 50.0-54.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,769 1,176 65.9 63.1-68.5 593 34.1 31.5-36.9
Non-Veteran 3,619 1,842 48.9 46.9-50.9 1,777 51.1 49.1-53.1
Currently Serving 133 64 48.8 39.3-58.5 69 51.2 41.5-60.7

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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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