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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 11,016 1,472 15.4 14.6-16.3 181 2.5 2.1- 3.0 60 0.8 0.6- 1.1 9,303 81.3 80.3-82.2
GENDER
Male 4,086 481 13.6 12.4-15.0 75 2.8 2.1- 3.6 23 0.8 0.5- 1.4 3,507 82.8 81.2-84.2
Female 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
18-24 507 112 24.3 19.9-29.3 31 9.4 6.3-13.8 8 2.5 1.2- 5.2 356 63.8 58.3-69.0
25-34 1,554 265 18.0 15.8-20.4 24 2.5 1.5- 4.3 6 0.7 0.3- 2.0 1,259 78.8 76.0-81.3
35-44 2,005 318 17.1 15.1-19.2 44 2.9 2.0- 4.0 8 0.5 0.2- 1.5 1,635 79.6 77.2-81.7
45-54 2,085 329 17.5 15.5-19.7 50 3.0 2.1- 4.1 18 1.0 0.6- 1.6 1,688 78.6 76.3-80.7
55-64 2,000 287 15.8 13.8-18.0 21 1.6 0.9- 2.8 11 0.8 0.4- 1.6 1,681 81.8 79.4-83.9
65-74 1,588 124 9.9 8.1-12.1 8 0.6 0.3- 1.4 6 0.4 0.1- 1.1 1,450 89.1 86.9-91.0
75+ 1,237 33 4.0 2.6- 5.9 3 0.4 0.1- 1.2 2 0.1 0.0- 0.2 1,199 95.6 93.6-97.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,396 232 21.3 18.5-24.5 37 4.4 3.0- 6.4 20 2.1 1.2- 3.6 1,107 72.2 68.8-75.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,160 537 20.0 18.3-21.9 64 3.0 2.2- 4.0 19 1.1 0.7- 1.9 2,540 75.9 73.9-77.8
Some Post-H.S. 2,855 414 17.0 15.3-18.9 54 2.9 2.1- 4.0 15 0.6 0.3- 1.0 2,372 79.5 77.5-81.4
College Graduate 3,591 288 8.5 7.5- 9.7 25 1.0 0.6- 1.8 6 0.2 0.1- 0.5 3,272 90.2 88.9-91.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,017 122 17.4 14.2-21.2 15 2.7 1.4- 5.2 3 0.5 0.1- 1.7 877 79.4 75.3-82.9
$15,000- 24,999 1,558 237 20.6 17.9-23.5 31 4.0 2.6- 6.1 19 2.2 1.2- 3.8 1,271 73.2 70.0-76.2
$25,000- 34,999 1,268 208 20.3 17.6-23.4 20 1.8 1.1- 2.9 13 1.1 0.6- 2.1 1,027 76.7 73.6-79.6
$35,000- 49,999 1,547 244 17.0 14.8-19.4 31 2.7 1.8- 4.1 6 0.7 0.3- 1.6 1,266 79.6 77.0-82.0
$50,000-74,999 1,517 218 15.4 13.3-17.7 25 2.2 1.4- 3.4 4 0.3 0.1- 0.9 1,270 82.1 79.7-84.4
$75,000+ 1,789 217 12.0 10.3-14.0 18 1.2 0.7- 2.1 6 0.4 0.2- 1.0 1,548 86.4 84.3-88.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,509 486 16.8 15.2-18.5 63 2.8 2.1- 3.9 24 1.1 0.7- 1.8 2,936 79.2 77.3-81.0
No 7,389 972 14.9 13.9-16.0 116 2.3 1.9- 2.9 31 0.6 0.4- 0.9 6,270 82.2 81.0-83.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,526 161 11.9 10.0-14.0 15 1.1 0.6- 2.1 10 0.9 0.5- 1.8 1,340 86.1 83.8-88.1
Non-Veteran 9,382 1,293 16.1 15.2-17.1 165 2.7 2.3- 3.3 49 0.8 0.5- 1.1 7,875 80.4 79.3-81.4
Currently Serving 106 18 19.9 12.2-30.8 1 1.7 0.2-10.8 1 0.7 0.1- 5.0 86 77.7 66.7-85.9

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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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