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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 593 192 31.8 27.6-36.3 401 68.2 63.7-72.4
GENDER
Male 229 73 33.1 26.5-40.4 156 66.9 59.6-73.5
Female 364 119 30.5 25.5-35.9 245 69.5 64.1-74.5
RACE
White 431 151 34.5 29.5-39.7 280 65.5 60.3-70.5
Other 155 40 26.7 19.3-35.7 115 73.3 64.3-80.7
AGE
18-44 324 80 25.2 20.1-31.2 244 74.8 68.8-79.9
45+ 263 110 41.9 35.2-48.9 153 58.1 51.1-64.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 155 64 43.7 34.7-53.0 91 56.3 47.0-65.3
Some College + 436 127 26.8 22.3-31.7 309 73.2 68.3-77.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 212 91 43.0 35.3-51.0 121 57.0 49.0-64.7
$50,000+ 245 68 27.8 21.9-34.6 177 72.2 65.4-78.1

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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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