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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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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 976 165 19.9 16.8-23.4 262 27.7 24.4-31.3 328 32.9 29.4-36.6 221 19.5 16.8-22.5
AGE
18-24 68 23 33.7 21.5-48.5 18 24.4 14.5-37.9 20 30.3 19.0-44.6 7 11.7 4.8-25.6
25-34 171 48 30.7 22.7-40.2 58 37.3 28.9-46.6 44 23.1 16.4-31.5 21 8.8 5.3-14.3
35-44 232 33 16.1 11.1-22.9 55 24.0 18.0-31.4 88 38.4 31.2-46.2 56 21.4 15.8-28.3
45-54 212 26 15.1 9.9-22.3 58 28.8 21.8-37.0 74 32.2 25.1-40.2 54 24.0 18.0-31.1
55-64 191 21 13.1 7.9-21.0 46 22.7 16.4-30.6 71 38.8 30.7-47.6 53 25.3 18.8-33.2
65-74 78 10 14.7 7.5-26.7 22 31.3 20.0-45.5 24 31.0 19.8-44.9 22 23.0 13.9-35.6
75+ 24 4 21.9 8.3-46.8 5 13.9 5.3-31.7 7 35.0 15.4-61.3 8 29.2 13.9-51.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 189 22 15.7 9.9-24.1 42 22.2 15.7-30.4 63 32.2 24.8-40.5 62 29.9 22.6-38.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 344 51 15.8 11.5-21.4 80 23.7 18.8-29.4 137 40.8 34.6-47.4 76 19.7 15.3-25.0
Some Post-H.S. 245 46 23.8 17.4-31.6 78 33.6 26.4-41.6 76 27.9 21.8-35.0 45 14.7 10.5-20.2
College Graduate 196 46 27.3 20.1-35.8 61 33.5 26.0-41.9 52 25.2 18.6-33.1 37 14.1 9.7-19.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 104 15 21.8 11.6-37.1 21 23.8 13.8-37.9 33 26.3 17.6-37.3 35 28.2 19.2-39.3
$15,000- 24,999 160 27 16.5 10.8-24.6 40 25.1 17.8-34.0 61 39.9 30.7-49.7 32 18.5 12.1-27.4
$25,000- 34,999 147 32 25.9 18.0-35.6 36 24.3 17.1-33.3 49 30.6 22.7-39.9 30 19.3 12.6-28.4
$35,000- 49,999 168 22 17.4 10.9-26.6 44 26.8 19.5-35.7 63 36.6 28.1-46.0 39 19.2 13.4-26.7
$50,000-74,999 131 25 20.1 13.0-29.8 42 33.2 24.3-43.5 32 24.7 16.7-34.8 32 22.0 15.3-30.5
$75,000+ 118 22 20.9 13.3-31.3 33 32.8 23.2-44.1 40 31.0 22.4-41.2 23 15.2 9.3-23.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 334 47 13.6 9.9-18.4 86 27.5 21.9-34.0 109 34.7 28.7-41.3 92 24.2 19.3-29.8
No 622 114 23.2 19.1-27.9 170 28.0 23.8-32.5 212 31.7 27.4-36.2 126 17.2 14.0-20.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 292 42 16.3 11.8-22.0 81 27.1 21.5-33.6 99 35.3 28.9-42.2 70 21.3 16.5-27.1
Non-Veteran 649 106 19.5 15.8-23.9 168 27.4 23.3-31.9 226 33.4 29.1-38.0 149 19.6 16.3-23.4
Currently Serving 34 17 55.4 36.8-72.7 12 36.4 20.6-56.0 3 5.3 1.6-16.4 2 2.8 0.7-10.9

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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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