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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-WHITE FEMALES

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 7,034 3,057 41.8 40.3-43.2 3,977 58.2 56.8-59.7
AGE
18-24 315 119 35.8 29.7-42.3 196 64.2 57.7-70.3
25-34 967 394 38.7 35.1-42.4 573 61.3 57.6-64.9
35-44 1,232 543 41.1 37.8-44.6 689 58.9 55.4-62.2
45-54 1,320 639 45.6 42.3-49.0 681 54.4 51.0-57.7
55-64 1,229 610 48.2 44.8-51.6 619 51.8 48.4-55.2
65-74 1,040 449 42.3 38.7-46.0 591 57.7 54.0-61.3
75+ 898 296 32.3 28.7-36.1 602 67.7 63.9-71.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 915 467 53.3 49.2-57.3 448 46.7 42.7-50.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,076 978 45.8 43.1-48.4 1,098 54.2 51.6-56.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,868 856 43.1 40.3-45.9 1,012 56.9 54.1-59.7
College Graduate 2,167 753 32.9 30.6-35.3 1,414 67.1 64.7-69.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 743 405 56.8 52.3-61.3 338 43.2 38.7-47.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,098 542 47.9 44.3-51.5 556 52.1 48.5-55.7
$25,000- 34,999 778 353 45.0 40.7-49.4 425 55.0 50.6-59.3
$35,000- 49,999 908 436 47.2 43.3-51.1 472 52.8 48.9-56.7
$50,000-74,999 879 328 36.2 32.5-40.0 551 63.8 60.0-67.5
$75,000+ 1,005 344 31.5 28.2-34.9 661 68.5 65.1-71.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,319 1,175 49.8 47.3-52.4 1,144 50.2 47.6-52.7
No 4,573 1,820 38.0 36.3-39.7 2,753 62.0 60.3-63.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 99 55 59.4 47.7-70.1 44 40.6 29.9-52.3
Non-Veteran 6,911 2,995 41.6 40.2-43.0 3,916 58.4 57.0-59.8
Currently Serving 20 6 20.3 8.1-42.5 14 79.7 57.5-91.9

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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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