SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Quit Now NC-WHITE FEMALES

On the average, about how many cigarettes a day do you now smoke?

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  Total
Respond.^
<10 cigaretts/per day 10-20 cigarettes/per day 20 cigs.(one pack)/per day More than 20 cigarettes/per day
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,404 303 21.8 19.3-24.6 500 35.2 32.2-38.4 456 32.9 29.9-36.0 145 10.1 8.3-12.2
AGE
18-24 80 28 34.0 22.9-47.1 30 38.0 26.6-50.9 18 20.3 12.0-32.1 4 7.8 2.8-19.9
25-34 247 66 24.7 19.2-31.1 91 37.3 30.2-44.9 80 35.2 28.3-42.7 10 2.8 1.4- 5.7
35-44 311 60 20.4 15.2-26.9 128 41.1 34.3-48.2 94 30.0 24.1-36.7 29 8.5 5.6-12.7
45-54 307 50 15.1 11.0-20.4 97 29.0 23.4-35.3 111 38.8 32.2-45.8 49 17.2 12.6-23.1
55-64 255 49 21.3 15.5-28.5 91 37.0 30.0-44.7 84 29.6 23.5-36.6 31 12.0 7.4-18.9
65-74 142 30 25.5 17.5-35.7 41 23.7 16.7-32.3 52 39.4 29.7-50.0 19 11.4 6.7-18.9
75+ 59 19 29.1 18.2-43.1 21 40.6 27.2-55.6 16 25.2 15.2-39.0 3 5.0 1.4-16.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 260 44 18.2 13.2-24.6 80 29.0 22.5-36.4 99 39.5 32.3-47.1 37 13.4 9.3-18.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 505 98 19.8 15.8-24.4 179 35.8 30.9-41.1 178 34.0 29.2-39.2 50 10.4 7.3-14.6
Some Post-H.S. 403 89 21.1 16.6-26.5 155 39.4 33.6-45.6 127 33.0 27.5-39.0 32 6.4 4.2- 9.6
College Graduate 235 72 31.3 24.7-38.9 85 33.4 26.7-40.8 52 23.3 17.2-30.8 26 11.9 7.7-18.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 236 41 18.8 13.2-26.1 73 31.5 24.6-39.3 89 36.8 29.6-44.8 33 12.9 8.8-18.4
$15,000- 24,999 290 69 23.5 18.1-29.7 96 32.6 26.3-39.5 94 34.2 27.8-41.2 31 9.8 6.5-14.3
$25,000- 34,999 195 42 20.9 14.4-29.4 70 30.8 23.6-39.1 68 37.6 29.3-46.8 15 10.6 6.1-17.8
$35,000- 49,999 195 41 22.9 16.5-31.0 79 40.0 32.1-48.5 58 29.7 22.6-37.9 17 7.4 4.1-12.8
$50,000-74,999 128 26 20.7 13.6-30.1 57 45.9 35.8-56.4 33 24.8 16.9-34.7 12 8.7 4.2-16.9
$75,000+ 115 34 26.7 18.7-36.6 40 36.3 26.1-47.9 30 27.9 19.0-39.0 11 9.0 4.6-16.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 549 99 17.6 14.0-21.8 173 29.9 25.5-34.8 188 35.8 30.8-41.0 89 16.7 13.2-21.0
No 838 199 24.1 20.7-27.8 319 38.4 34.4-42.6 264 31.3 27.6-35.2 56 6.2 4.4- 8.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 24 8 32.0 15.1-55.5 8 23.2 10.6-43.5 7 40.4 19.9-64.9 1 4.4 0.6-25.7
Non-Veteran 1,374 294 21.7 19.1-24.5 490 35.5 32.4-38.7 447 32.7 29.7-35.9 143 10.1 8.3-12.3
Currently Serving 6 1 6.7 0.8-38.6 2 28.7 6.4-70.2 2 39.0 9.5-79.6 1 25.6 3.7-75.3

Back to Quit Now NC.

^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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 05APR05.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook