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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

Tobacco Use

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%)
North Carolina 15,004 6,909 45.8 44.8-46.8 8,095 54.2 53.2-55.2
-Rowan County 442 227 55.1 49.7-60.3 215 44.9 39.7-50.3
GENDER
Male 155 97 66.4 57.9-73.9 58 33.6 26.1-42.1
Female 287 130 45.0 38.7-51.5 157 55.0 48.5-61.3
RACE
White 368 198 55.7 49.9-61.3 170 44.3 38.7-50.1
Other 71 29 55.4 41.9-68.1 42 44.6 31.9-58.1
AGE
18-44 173 80 51.8 43.4-60.1 93 48.2 39.9-56.6
45+ 268 147 58.2 51.3-64.8 121 41.8 35.2-48.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 239 140 63.2 56.0-69.9 99 36.8 30.1-44.0
Some College + 203 87 44.5 37.0-52.2 116 55.5 47.8-63.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 255 141 61.7 54.8-68.2 114 38.3 31.8-45.2
$50,000+ 102 45 44.4 34.1-55.2 57 55.6 44.8-65.9

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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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