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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake County

Tobacco Use Prevention

Not including yourself, how many adults who live in your household smoke cigarettes, cigars or pipes?

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  Total
Respond.^
One adult Two adults Three or more adults No adults
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,700 1,923 15.1 14.4-15.9 261 2.7 2.3- 3.1 94 1.0 0.8- 1.3 12,422 81.2 80.3-82.0
-Wake County 590 49 9.5 7.1-12.6 4 0.7 0.2- 1.9 2 0.8 0.2- 4.2 535 89.0 85.5-91.7
GENDER
Male 230 14 7.3 4.3-12.1 2 0.6 0.1- 2.8 1 1.4 0.2- 9.0 213 90.8 85.0-94.4
Female 360 35 11.7 8.3-16.2 2 0.8 0.2- 3.1 1 0.2 0.0- 1.8 322 87.2 82.6-90.8
RACE
White 428 35 9.8 6.9-13.8 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3 0 0.0 . - . 392 89.9 85.9-92.8
Other 155 14 9.4 5.5-15.5 3 1.5 0.4- 4.9 2 2.6 0.5-12.6 136 86.6 78.8-91.8
AGE
18-44 323 27 9.4 6.3-13.7 2 0.5 0.1- 2.4 2 1.4 0.3- 7.1 292 88.7 83.7-92.4
45+ 261 22 10.1 6.5-15.3 2 1.0 0.2- 3.8 0 0.0 . - . 237 89.0 83.7-92.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 154 14 8.8 5.1-14.8 3 1.6 0.5- 5.3 2 2.8 0.5-13.6 135 86.8 78.8-92.1
Some College + 434 34 9.5 6.6-13.4 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2 0 0.0 . - . 399 90.2 86.2-93.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 212 22 13.0 8.4-19.5 2 1.1 0.3- 4.5 1 0.4 0.1- 2.5 187 85.6 78.9-90.4
$50,000+ 245 23 9.8 6.3-14.9 1 0.5 0.1- 3.6 0 0.0 . - . 221 89.7 84.5-93.2

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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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