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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 77 18 25.9 15.3-40.4 24 34.8 23.1-48.6 19 20.7 12.5-32.4 16 18.5 10.9-29.8
GENDER
Male 34 7 29.6 13.3-53.5 10 26.6 13.2-46.5 4 11.8 4.1-29.3 13 32.0 17.5-51.0
Female 43 11 22.1 11.7-37.9 14 43.2 26.6-61.5 15 29.9 16.9-47.2 3 4.8 1.5-14.5
RACE
White 72 13 21.5 11.3-37.1 24 36.9 24.6-51.2 19 22.0 13.2-34.2 16 19.7 11.5-31.5
Other 5 5 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 32 10 31.6 15.4-54.0 15 50.1 30.7-69.5 5 9.9 3.9-22.9 2 8.4 2.0-28.7
45+ 45 8 19.0 9.2-35.3 9 16.3 8.2-29.8 14 33.8 19.7-51.6 14 30.9 18.4-47.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 49 10 22.5 10.2-42.5 14 31.9 18.2-49.5 13 23.4 12.7-39.1 12 22.2 12.0-37.5
Some College + 28 8 33.1 16.7-55.0 10 41.0 22.3-62.8 6 15.1 6.0-33.1 4 10.8 3.6-28.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 61 13 21.0 11.9-34.5 19 36.3 23.3-51.6 17 24.0 14.1-37.8 12 18.7 10.0-32.0
$50,000+ 12 4 45.2 15.4-78.9 5 36.1 11.9-70.3 1 7.5 1.0-39.9 2 11.2 2.3-40.0

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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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