SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson County

Quit Now NC

On the average, about how many cigarettes a day do you now smoke?*

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  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
-Davidson County 101 25 29.9 19.1-43.4 28 27.5 18.2-39.3 42 37.0 26.7-48.7 6 5.6 2.4-12.6
GENDER
Male 38 8 29.5 13.1-53.7 10 28.2 14.5-47.6 16 33.4 18.9-51.9 4 8.9 3.2-22.8
Female 63 17 30.3 18.5-45.3 18 26.9 15.8-41.9 26 40.3 27.2-54.9 2 2.5 0.5-11.0
RACE
White 91 22 26.9 16.5-40.6 25 27.6 18.0-39.9 38 39.2 28.2-51.5 6 6.3 2.7-14.0
Other 9 2 48.3 11.4-87.1 3 30.5 5.9-75.5 4 21.2 5.0-57.9 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 49 13 33.6 18.8-52.4 16 31.7 18.8-48.3 19 34.1 21.1-50.1 1 0.6 0.1- 4.0
45+ 52 12 23.1 13.0-37.8 12 19.8 10.7-33.6 23 42.3 28.3-57.6 5 14.8 6.2-31.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 62 14 29.8 16.3-48.2 17 27.1 15.7-42.7 29 41.2 27.7-56.2 2 1.8 0.4- 7.6
Some College + 39 11 30.0 15.0-51.0 11 28.1 14.6-47.2 13 30.8 16.5-50.2 4 11.1 4.1-27.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 61 15 28.1 15.0-46.5 16 26.4 15.0-42.3 27 39.3 25.8-54.6 3 6.2 1.9-18.0
$50,000+ 26 6 25.9 9.9-52.8 8 32.7 15.9-55.7 11 38.2 20.0-60.3 1 3.2 0.4-19.7

Back to Quit Now NC.

*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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 16AUG06.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook