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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Iredell County

Tobacco Use

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
-Iredell County 403 299 72.1 66.4-77.2 104 27.9 22.8-33.6
GENDER
Male 159 119 71.4 62.3-79.1 40 28.6 20.9-37.7
Female 244 180 72.8 65.8-78.8 64 27.2 21.2-34.2
RACE
White 343 249 71.1 64.8-76.7 94 28.9 23.3-35.2
Other 59 49 76.9 61.3-87.4 10 23.1 12.6-38.7
AGE
18-44 172 120 70.3 61.8-77.6 52 29.7 22.4-38.2
45+ 231 179 74.3 66.5-80.8 52 25.7 19.2-33.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 198 145 72.4 64.2-79.3 53 27.6 20.7-35.8
Some College + 205 154 71.8 63.5-78.8 51 28.2 21.2-36.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 221 161 71.2 63.3-78.0 60 28.8 22.0-36.7
$50,000+ 123 90 69.8 59.0-78.7 33 30.2 21.3-41.0

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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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