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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-WHITE MALES

Do you now smoke cigarettes everyday, some days, or not at all?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Everyday Some days Not at all
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,420 855 36.0 33.7-38.3 187 8.3 7.0- 9.8 1,378 55.7 53.3-58.1
AGE
18-24 97 53 63.1 51.2-73.6 18 16.1 8.8-27.6 26 20.8 13.4-30.9
25-34 295 131 47.7 40.8-54.6 44 15.5 11.0-21.4 120 36.9 30.7-43.5
35-44 406 202 50.6 44.7-56.3 45 12.2 8.8-16.7 159 37.3 31.9-42.9
45-54 452 195 40.2 34.9-45.6 38 8.9 6.1-12.7 219 51.0 45.5-56.5
55-64 534 175 31.7 27.1-36.7 28 5.3 3.4- 8.2 331 63.0 57.9-67.9
65-74 404 74 16.7 12.8-21.4 7 2.1 0.9- 4.8 323 81.3 76.4-85.4
75+ 227 25 9.2 5.8-14.1 5 2.1 0.8- 5.3 197 88.7 83.4-92.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 395 176 46.0 40.0-52.1 27 6.3 4.2- 9.4 192 47.7 41.7-53.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 737 311 44.9 40.6-49.3 58 7.9 5.8-10.7 368 47.2 43.0-51.6
Some Post-H.S. 624 211 33.4 29.1-38.1 52 9.6 6.9-13.2 361 57.0 52.2-61.6
College Graduate 661 155 22.0 18.6-25.9 50 8.9 6.4-12.1 456 69.1 64.7-73.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 215 100 43.8 35.6-52.2 15 7.8 3.9-15.3 100 48.4 40.1-56.8
$15,000- 24,999 328 145 46.0 39.4-52.8 20 4.4 2.7- 7.2 163 49.5 42.9-56.2
$25,000- 34,999 314 116 41.4 35.0-48.1 35 12.5 8.6-17.9 163 46.1 39.7-52.6
$35,000- 49,999 387 159 41.2 35.4-47.3 25 7.4 4.6-11.6 203 51.4 45.4-57.4
$50,000-74,999 365 111 30.4 25.1-36.2 30 8.3 5.4-12.4 224 61.4 55.3-67.1
$75,000+ 381 93 25.4 20.5-31.1 28 7.8 5.1-11.8 260 66.8 60.8-72.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 856 296 36.2 32.4-40.3 57 6.1 4.6- 8.1 503 57.7 53.6-61.6
No 1,466 520 35.5 32.5-38.5 121 9.3 7.6-11.5 825 55.2 52.1-58.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 995 269 26.3 23.2-29.7 41 3.9 2.7- 5.6 685 69.8 66.3-73.0
Non-Veteran 1,368 563 42.4 39.2-45.6 132 10.6 8.7-12.9 673 47.1 43.8-50.3
Currently Serving 51 22 42.4 28.1-58.1 13 29.2 16.7-45.9 16 28.4 16.4-44.3

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* This question was asked only of respondents who reported smoking 100 or more cigarettes in her/his entire life.

^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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