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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland 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
-Cumberland County 100 29 31.1 21.1-43.2 31 27.8 19.1-38.5 26 23.9 15.5-35.0 14 17.2 10.0-28.0
GENDER
Male 33 9 31.0 16.3-50.9 7 20.3 9.1-39.4 9 25.4 11.6-46.9 8 23.3 11.0-42.8
Female 67 20 31.1 18.9-46.8 24 33.2 22.0-46.7 17 22.8 13.9-35.1 6 12.8 5.8-26.1
RACE
White 76 17 21.2 11.9-35.1 24 29.1 19.1-41.6 22 27.8 17.3-41.5 13 21.9 12.6-35.3
Other 23 11 52.3 30.5-73.3 7 26.5 11.4-50.3 4 15.3 5.5-36.0 1 5.8 0.8-31.8
AGE
18-44 60 16 31.6 18.9-47.8 20 26.9 16.6-40.5 14 22.2 12.0-37.5 10 19.3 10.4-33.0
45+ 40 13 30.0 17.2-46.9 11 29.6 16.3-47.7 12 27.4 15.4-43.8 4 13.0 4.0-34.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 40 12 37.0 20.1-57.7 15 27.7 15.5-44.5 10 27.8 13.3-49.1 3 7.5 2.1-23.7
Some College + 60 17 27.1 16.3-41.5 16 27.8 16.8-42.3 16 21.3 12.7-33.5 11 23.8 13.3-38.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 63 19 31.5 19.0-47.5 21 28.1 17.4-42.0 13 19.5 9.8-35.2 10 20.9 11.1-35.8
$50,000+ 30 9 33.9 17.8-54.9 9 26.9 13.8-45.8 10 31.7 17.2-50.9 2 7.5 1.9-25.6

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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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