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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover County

Tobacco Use Prevention

Not including yourself, how many adults who live in your household smoke cigarettes, cigars or pipes?

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  Total
Respond.^
One adult Two adults Three or more adults None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 10,858 2,144 21.0 20.0-22.0 300 4.0 3.5- 4.7 71 1.3 0.9- 1.8 8,343 73.7 72.5-74.9
-New Hanover County 263 39 15.8 11.3-21.7 7 4.9 2.1-10.9 2 1.0 0.2- 4.0 215 78.3 71.5-83.8
GENDER
Male 114 17 16.1 9.7-25.6 3 4.7 1.3-15.6 0 0.0 . - . 94 79.2 68.5-87.0
Female 149 22 15.4 10.0-23.0 4 5.2 1.8-13.9 2 2.1 0.5- 8.3 121 77.2 68.2-84.3
RACE
White 227 33 15.6 10.8-22.1 5 2.9 1.2- 7.1 1 0.5 0.1- 3.5 188 80.9 74.1-86.3
Other 36 6 16.6 7.2-33.6 2 14.2 3.7-41.6 1 3.3 0.5-20.4 27 65.9 45.3-81.9
AGE
18-44 93 18 18.5 11.2-28.9 2 5.2 1.3-18.7 0 0.0 . - . 73 76.3 64.4-85.1
45+ 168 21 13.4 8.6-20.4 4 4.0 1.5-10.5 2 2.0 0.5- 7.7 141 80.6 72.6-86.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 87 14 18.4 10.4-30.6 2 5.8 1.4-21.4 2 2.6 0.6-10.1 69 73.2 59.8-83.4
Some College + 176 25 14.1 9.4-20.7 5 4.4 1.7-10.9 0 0.0 . - . 146 81.4 74.0-87.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 105 19 18.9 11.6-29.4 3 3.1 1.0- 9.4 1 1.0 0.1- 6.5 82 77.0 66.3-85.1
$50,000+ 115 18 17.3 10.7-26.7 2 2.7 0.6-11.0 0 0.0 . - . 95 80.0 70.2-87.1

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^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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