SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake County

Tobacco Use

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

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  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
-Wake County 192 62 33.8 26.5-42.0 20 11.8 6.9-19.7 110 54.4 46.0-62.5
GENDER
Male 73 23 32.3 21.6-45.2 9 14.9 7.0-28.9 41 52.9 40.0-65.4
Female 119 39 35.4 26.4-45.7 11 8.6 4.4-16.0 69 56.0 45.8-65.6
RACE
White 151 45 33.3 25.1-42.6 14 7.8 4.1-14.3 92 59.0 49.6-67.7
Other 40 17 36.5 21.8-54.3 6 23.5 10.2-45.4 17 40.0 24.4-57.8
AGE
18-44 80 38 46.6 34.4-59.2 12 18.5 9.5-33.2 30 34.8 24.3-47.1
45+ 110 23 22.6 14.7-33.2 8 6.2 2.8-13.0 79 71.2 60.4-79.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 64 34 50.0 36.1-63.9 3 11.0 3.4-30.1 27 39.1 26.6-53.1
Some College + 127 27 22.3 15.0-31.8 17 12.6 7.2-20.9 83 65.1 55.0-74.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 91 35 42.3 31.1-54.4 10 12.9 6.2-25.0 46 44.8 33.6-56.6
$50,000+ 68 17 24.4 14.8-37.4 8 9.1 4.3-18.3 43 66.5 53.3-77.6

Back to Tobacco Use.

* 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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 06APR05.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook