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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba County

Tobacco Use

Have you smoked at least 100 cigarettes in your entire life?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 17,189 8,134 46.2 45.2-47.3 9,055 53.8 52.7-54.8
-Catawba County 447 190 37.8 32.5-43.4 257 62.2 56.6-67.5
GENDER
Male 171 88 45.6 36.8-54.6 83 54.4 45.4-63.2
Female 276 102 31.3 25.3-38.0 174 68.7 62.0-74.7
RACE
White 398 176 40.5 34.7-46.6 222 59.5 53.4-65.3
Other 48 14 21.4 11.8-35.6 34 78.6 64.4-88.2
AGE
18-44 158 54 30.5 22.9-39.4 104 69.5 60.6-77.1
45+ 286 135 45.6 39.2-52.2 151 54.4 47.8-60.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 233 113 43.5 36.0-51.3 120 56.5 48.7-64.0
Some College + 213 77 31.7 24.5-39.9 136 68.3 60.1-75.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 274 133 46.0 38.8-53.4 141 54.0 46.6-61.2
$50,000+ 103 34 29.7 20.5-40.7 69 70.3 59.3-79.5

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^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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