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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover 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
-New Hanover County 447 366 82.7 78.1-86.4 81 17.3 13.6-21.9
GENDER
Male 160 123 78.9 70.9-85.1 37 21.1 14.9-29.1
Female 287 243 86.2 81.2-90.1 44 13.8 9.9-18.8
RACE
White 380 315 83.2 78.3-87.2 65 16.8 12.8-21.7
Other 67 51 80.1 66.9-88.9 16 19.9 11.1-33.1
AGE
18-44 150 115 81.1 73.3-87.1 35 18.9 12.9-26.7
45+ 295 249 83.9 78.3-88.3 46 16.1 11.7-21.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 147 115 80.8 72.2-87.2 32 19.2 12.8-27.8
Some College + 300 251 83.8 78.3-88.1 49 16.2 11.9-21.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 218 163 77.1 69.8-83.0 55 22.9 17.0-30.2
$50,000+ 163 143 85.6 77.6-91.1 20 14.4 8.9-22.4

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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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