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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

Tobacco Use

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%)
North Carolina 6,908 2,578 37.6 36.2-39.1 755 11.5 10.5-12.6 3,575 50.9 49.4-52.3
-Rowan County 227 101 45.2 37.8-52.8 27 11.6 7.4-17.6 99 43.2 35.8-50.9
GENDER
Male 97 38 38.9 28.6-50.2 12 12.8 6.8-22.9 47 48.3 37.2-59.5
Female 130 63 53.5 44.0-62.8 15 10.0 5.8-16.7 52 36.5 28.0-45.9
RACE
White 198 85 43.7 36.0-51.7 21 10.0 5.9-16.4 92 46.3 38.4-54.3
Other 29 16 51.6 31.6-71.0 6 18.2 7.6-37.6 7 30.2 14.2-53.0
AGE
18-44 80 43 51.9 39.2-64.3 15 18.2 10.1-30.7 22 29.9 19.4-43.1
45+ 147 58 40.5 31.8-49.8 12 6.8 3.7-12.3 77 52.7 43.4-61.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 140 68 48.1 38.4-57.9 22 14.7 8.9-23.2 50 37.3 28.1-47.5
Some College + 87 33 40.0 29.2-51.8 5 5.9 2.4-14.0 49 54.1 42.4-65.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 141 69 50.2 40.5-60.0 21 13.8 8.3-22.1 51 36.0 27.0-46.1
$50,000+ 45 14 33.8 20.0-51.0 3 4.9 1.4-15.8 28 61.3 44.4-75.9

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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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