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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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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 6,930 991 17.1 16.0-18.3 106 2.2 1.7- 2.8 37 0.7 0.5- 1.1 5,796 79.9 78.7-81.1
AGE
18-24 307 75 27.0 21.3-33.5 12 5.1 2.4-10.8 5 3.2 1.3- 7.7 215 64.7 57.6-71.2
25-34 952 184 21.2 18.2-24.6 16 2.4 1.3- 4.3 4 0.5 0.2- 1.3 748 75.9 72.5-79.1
35-44 1,216 213 19.6 17.0-22.6 25 2.6 1.6- 4.0 2 0.1 0.0- 0.3 976 77.7 74.6-80.5
45-54 1,294 237 21.2 18.5-24.2 33 3.1 2.1- 4.7 12 1.2 0.6- 2.2 1,012 74.5 71.3-77.4
55-64 1,221 186 16.5 14.1-19.2 12 1.6 0.8- 3.5 7 0.9 0.4- 1.9 1,016 81.0 78.0-83.6
65-74 1,026 67 8.4 6.4-10.9 6 0.7 0.3- 1.7 4 0.2 0.1- 0.6 949 90.7 88.1-92.7
75+ 883 25 4.2 2.6- 6.5 2 0.4 0.1- 1.8 2 0.1 0.0- 0.4 854 95.3 92.9-96.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 890 145 21.8 18.4-25.6 19 3.6 2.0- 6.4 13 2.1 1.1- 3.8 713 72.6 68.4-76.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,036 362 21.5 19.2-23.9 37 2.6 1.8- 3.9 12 1.0 0.5- 1.9 1,625 74.9 72.4-77.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,848 276 17.9 15.7-20.3 34 2.7 1.7- 4.1 10 0.6 0.3- 1.4 1,528 78.8 76.2-81.2
College Graduate 2,148 207 11.1 9.5-12.8 15 0.8 0.5- 1.5 2 0.1 0.0- 0.4 1,924 88.0 86.2-89.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 725 87 18.1 14.5-22.4 7 1.1 0.4- 2.7 2 0.4 0.1- 1.6 629 80.4 76.1-84.1
$15,000- 24,999 1,080 161 20.0 17.0-23.4 19 2.5 1.4- 4.5 12 1.7 0.9- 3.4 888 75.7 72.1-79.0
$25,000- 34,999 775 128 20.4 17.0-24.4 16 2.5 1.5- 4.3 8 1.3 0.6- 2.8 623 75.7 71.6-79.4
$35,000- 49,999 898 163 20.0 16.9-23.4 15 2.6 1.5- 4.7 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6 719 77.3 73.7-80.6
$50,000-74,999 872 142 18.2 15.3-21.5 11 1.8 0.9- 3.5 3 0.5 0.2- 1.9 716 79.5 76.1-82.6
$75,000+ 999 141 14.1 11.7-17.0 11 1.2 0.6- 2.5 4 0.6 0.2- 1.7 843 84.0 81.0-86.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,287 336 18.9 16.8-21.2 40 2.5 1.7- 3.8 15 1.0 0.6- 1.7 1,896 77.6 75.1-79.8
No 4,581 646 16.4 15.1-17.8 66 2.1 1.5- 2.7 19 0.6 0.3- 1.0 3,850 81.0 79.5-82.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 99 12 17.1 9.3-29.2 1 0.7 0.1- 4.9 2 4.1 1.0-15.9 84 78.1 65.4-87.1
Non-Veteran 6,811 975 17.1 16.0-18.3 105 2.2 1.7- 2.8 35 0.7 0.5- 1.0 5,696 80.0 78.7-81.2
Currently Serving 20 4 24.6 8.2-54.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 16 75.4 45.7-91.8

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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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