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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-WHITE MALES

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 4,186 2,420 56.4 54.5-58.2 1,766 43.6 41.8-45.5
AGE
18-24 205 97 49.3 41.0-57.5 108 50.7 42.5-59.0
25-34 614 295 46.5 41.7-51.3 319 53.5 48.7-58.3
35-44 813 406 48.8 44.7-52.9 407 51.2 47.1-55.3
45-54 806 452 54.2 50.0-58.3 354 45.8 41.7-50.0
55-64 797 534 64.9 60.6-68.9 263 35.1 31.1-39.4
65-74 571 404 71.4 66.8-75.6 167 28.6 24.4-33.2
75+ 370 227 61.7 55.7-67.4 143 38.3 32.6-44.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 535 395 73.5 68.4-78.0 140 26.5 22.0-31.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,156 737 63.6 60.1-66.9 419 36.4 33.1-39.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,026 624 59.2 55.6-62.8 402 40.8 37.2-44.4
College Graduate 1,463 661 42.9 39.8-45.9 802 57.1 54.1-60.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 303 215 68.2 60.7-74.9 88 31.8 25.1-39.3
$15,000- 24,999 491 328 69.4 64.4-74.0 163 30.6 26.0-35.6
$25,000- 34,999 500 314 64.4 59.3-69.2 186 35.6 30.8-40.7
$35,000- 49,999 666 387 60.1 55.6-64.4 279 39.9 35.6-44.4
$50,000-74,999 660 365 54.5 50.0-59.0 295 45.5 41.0-50.0
$75,000+ 796 381 44.6 40.5-48.7 415 55.4 51.3-59.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,229 856 69.6 66.3-72.6 373 30.4 27.4-33.7
No 2,806 1,466 50.7 48.4-52.9 1,340 49.3 47.1-51.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,460 995 68.0 65.0-70.8 465 32.0 29.2-35.0
Non-Veteran 2,627 1,368 50.3 48.0-52.6 1,259 49.7 47.4-52.0
Currently Serving 87 51 62.9 51.3-73.2 36 37.1 26.8-48.7

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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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