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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson County

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Current Smoker*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 17,183 13,641 77.4 76.5-78.3 3,542 22.6 21.7-23.5
-Davidson County 457 349 76.3 71.0-80.9 108 23.7 19.1-29.0
GENDER
Male 182 141 78.2 69.8-84.8 41 21.8 15.2-30.2
Female 275 208 74.3 67.5-80.2 67 25.7 19.8-32.5
RACE
White 387 290 73.3 67.4-78.5 97 26.7 21.5-32.6
Other 68 58 88.8 74.7-95.5 10 11.2 4.5-25.3
AGE
18-44 177 125 73.3 64.9-80.4 52 26.7 19.6-35.1
45+ 280 224 80.1 74.3-84.9 56 19.9 15.1-25.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 287 220 78.0 71.4-83.4 67 22.0 16.6-28.6
Some College + 170 129 73.1 64.1-80.6 41 26.9 19.4-35.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 276 209 76.6 69.6-82.3 67 23.4 17.7-30.4
$50,000+ 115 89 74.1 63.1-82.8 26 25.9 17.2-36.9

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*Data in this table were derived from the tobacco use questions 1 and 2.

^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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