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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Johnston 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
-Johnston County 76 18 29.8 15.9-48.7 23 23.7 14.6-36.1 22 23.4 13.4-37.7 13 23.1 12.8-38.2
GENDER
Male 26 5 30.5 10.2-62.9 6 17.9 7.2-38.2 7 22.3 8.2-48.0 8 29.2 13.0-53.2
Female 50 13 28.9 16.2-46.0 17 30.2 18.3-45.5 15 24.6 14.2-39.0 5 16.3 6.2-36.6
RACE
White 66 15 28.7 13.9-49.9 19 22.3 13.0-35.5 19 22.7 12.1-38.4 13 26.3 14.5-42.9
Other 10 3 37.8 11.4-74.0 4 33.9 10.6-69.0 3 28.3 8.0-64.4 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 35 9 35.2 15.2-62.3 11 23.5 11.6-42.1 9 21.2 8.5-43.9 6 20.0 8.3-40.8
45+ 41 9 22.1 10.3-41.2 12 24.0 12.5-41.0 13 26.4 14.0-44.2 7 27.5 12.5-50.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 44 8 30.6 11.7-59.5 17 29.1 15.8-47.3 13 21.3 10.5-38.3 6 19.0 8.0-38.9
Some College + 32 10 28.5 13.8-49.9 6 16.4 6.6-35.2 9 26.3 10.7-51.5 7 28.8 12.8-52.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 49 12 31.6 14.0-56.6 16 23.4 12.6-39.3 14 22.3 10.3-41.9 7 22.7 10.2-43.2
$50,000+ 16 2 8.3 1.9-30.0 4 26.6 9.4-55.9 6 39.8 18.3-66.2 4 25.3 9.2-52.9

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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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