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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus 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
-Cabarrus County 77 19 25.9 15.0-40.9 28 34.3 22.7-48.1 23 27.8 15.8-44.0 7 12.0 4.0-30.8
GENDER
Male 31 7 21.7 8.1-46.6 12 31.7 16.0-53.0 8 28.6 10.9-56.7 4 18.1 4.7-49.9
Female 46 12 30.6 16.7-49.2 16 37.2 22.8-54.2 15 26.9 15.4-42.6 3 5.4 1.7-16.1
RACE
White 64 13 18.1 9.4-32.0 24 35.2 22.4-50.6 20 31.7 17.7-50.1 7 14.9 5.1-36.6
Other 13 6 57.9 26.8-83.8 4 30.6 10.1-63.4 3 11.5 3.1-34.6 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 37 11 28.8 13.8-50.4 11 25.4 13.2-43.4 10 29.0 12.9-53.1 5 16.8 5.0-43.7
45+ 40 8 21.0 10.1-38.7 17 49.7 33.0-66.6 13 25.5 14.3-41.2 2 3.7 0.9-14.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 43 10 28.8 14.1-49.9 18 37.7 22.1-56.3 12 29.3 13.1-53.2 3 4.2 1.3-13.1
Some College + 34 9 21.8 9.2-43.3 10 29.3 14.5-50.5 11 25.5 12.4-45.3 4 23.4 6.6-57.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 50 10 15.8 7.8-29.4 18 36.0 21.8-53.0 16 28.9 16.7-45.2 6 19.3 6.2-46.4
$50,000+ 15 5 40.8 16.6-70.5 7 47.6 22.2-74.4 2 5.8 1.1-25.3 1 5.7 0.8-32.1

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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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