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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance 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 8,128 2,744 37.0 35.5-38.4 798 12.0 10.9-13.2 4,586 51.0 49.5-52.5
-Alamance County 208 83 46.9 38.6-55.4 15 6.8 4.0-11.5 110 46.3 38.2-54.5
GENDER
Male 82 35 53.3 40.0-66.2 4 3.5 1.2- 9.5 43 43.2 30.9-56.4
Female 126 48 41.2 31.6-51.5 11 9.8 5.2-17.6 67 49.0 39.1-59.0
RACE
White 167 63 43.0 33.6-52.9 12 7.4 4.0-13.1 92 49.7 40.3-59.0
Other 41 20 59.6 42.1-74.9 3 5.1 1.5-16.0 18 35.3 20.9-53.0
AGE
18-44 70 39 60.1 46.3-72.4 8 10.0 4.9-19.4 23 29.9 19.1-43.4
45+ 138 44 35.2 26.2-45.4 7 4.0 1.8- 8.6 87 60.8 50.8-70.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 115 48 47.5 36.7-58.5 9 6.9 3.3-13.6 58 45.7 35.1-56.6
Some College + 91 33 45.0 32.2-58.4 6 7.0 3.1-15.1 52 48.1 35.7-60.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 134 56 48.5 38.2-58.9 10 8.2 4.2-15.3 68 43.3 33.6-53.6
$50,000+ 45 16 45.2 27.9-63.8 3 4.4 1.3-13.4 26 50.4 32.9-67.8

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported ever smoking at least 100 or more cigarettes.

^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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