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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-WHITE FEMALES

Current Smoker*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 7,033 5,561 79.3 78.2-80.5 1,472 20.7 19.5-21.8
AGE
18-24 315 232 71.8 65.4-77.4 83 28.2 22.6-34.6
25-34 967 708 74.9 71.6-78.0 259 25.1 22.0-28.4
35-44 1,232 909 75.7 72.6-78.5 323 24.3 21.5-27.4
45-54 1,319 995 76.7 73.8-79.4 324 23.3 20.6-26.2
55-64 1,229 963 79.7 76.8-82.3 266 20.3 17.7-23.2
65-74 1,040 892 86.4 83.6-88.8 148 13.6 11.2-16.4
75+ 898 832 93.4 91.3-95.0 66 6.6 5.0- 8.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 915 639 65.7 61.6-69.6 276 34.3 30.4-38.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,075 1,545 74.8 72.4-77.0 530 25.2 23.0-27.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,868 1,449 78.3 75.9-80.5 419 21.7 19.5-24.1
College Graduate 2,167 1,921 89.2 87.6-90.7 246 10.8 9.3-12.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 743 496 64.5 60.0-68.7 247 35.5 31.3-40.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,098 797 72.0 68.6-75.2 301 28.0 24.8-31.4
$25,000- 34,999 778 578 73.8 69.7-77.5 200 26.2 22.5-30.3
$35,000- 49,999 908 703 76.8 73.3-80.0 205 23.2 20.0-26.7
$50,000-74,999 879 749 85.1 82.1-87.8 130 14.9 12.2-17.9
$75,000+ 1,005 883 88.8 86.4-90.9 122 11.2 9.1-13.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,318 1,746 75.3 73.1-77.5 572 24.7 22.5-26.9
No 4,573 3,709 81.4 80.0-82.8 864 18.6 17.2-20.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 99 75 70.9 58.7-80.7 24 29.1 19.3-41.3
Non-Veteran 6,910 5,468 79.4 78.2-80.6 1,442 20.6 19.4-21.8
Currently Serving 20 14 79.7 57.5-91.9 6 20.3 8.1-42.5

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*Data in this table were derived from the tobacco use questions 1 and 2.

^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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