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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

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On the average, about how many cigarettes a day do you now smoke?*

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  Total
Respond.^
<10 cigaretts/per day 10-20 cigarettes/per day 20 cigs.(one pack)/per day More than 20 cigarettes/per day
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,337 884 28.6 26.4-30.9 1,024 31.4 29.2-33.7 969 26.3 24.4-28.4 460 13.7 12.0-15.5
-Alamance County 92 23 27.3 17.9-39.3 29 30.0 19.8-42.7 20 21.5 13.4-32.8 20 21.2 12.7-33.1
GENDER
Male 35 9 26.7 13.1-46.6 8 21.8 8.5-45.6 7 23.6 10.9-43.7 11 28.0 13.9-48.3
Female 57 14 27.9 16.4-43.3 21 37.1 24.2-52.3 13 19.7 11.0-32.9 9 15.2 7.0-30.1
RACE
White 70 11 14.9 7.9-26.2 23 32.9 20.4-48.3 16 22.0 12.9-35.1 20 30.2 18.5-45.2
Other 22 12 56.4 33.5-76.9 6 23.2 9.6-46.3 4 20.3 7.1-46.1 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 43 13 33.4 19.6-50.8 13 31.9 17.6-50.7 10 22.4 11.3-39.5 7 12.3 5.4-25.5
45+ 49 10 18.7 9.4-33.8 16 27.3 15.9-42.8 10 20.3 10.6-35.2 13 33.7 18.5-53.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 55 16 32.3 19.5-48.5 16 23.6 13.7-37.6 10 20.5 10.7-35.6 13 23.6 12.1-40.8
Some College + 36 7 21.0 9.6-40.0 13 39.6 21.7-60.9 9 21.1 9.5-40.4 7 18.3 8.2-36.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 63 18 33.5 21.1-48.7 18 26.1 14.4-42.6 13 21.7 11.8-36.3 14 18.8 10.2-32.1
$50,000+ 18 4 22.8 7.3-52.5 7 33.7 14.3-60.8 2 5.0 1.1-19.8 5 38.4 15.7-67.6

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*Asked only of respondents who reported smoking daily or occasionally.

^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: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
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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