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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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
-Piedmont NC 6,148 1,116 18.8 17.5-20.1 157 3.7 3.0- 4.6 36 1.3 0.8- 2.2 4,839 76.2 74.6-77.6
GENDER
Male 2,500 390 16.4 14.6-18.4 67 4.3 3.2- 5.8 11 1.5 0.7- 3.2 2,032 77.8 75.4-80.1
Female 3,648 726 21.4 19.7-23.2 90 3.2 2.4- 4.2 25 1.1 0.7- 1.9 2,807 74.3 72.4-76.2
RACE
White 4,873 881 19.2 17.8-20.7 120 3.7 2.9- 4.7 29 1.2 0.7- 2.0 3,843 76.0 74.3-77.6
African American 811 164 18.9 15.8-22.5 27 4.7 2.7- 7.9 4 1.6 0.3- 8.1 616 74.8 70.2-78.9
Other Minorities 435 67 16.3 12.1-21.7 10 3.0 1.5- 5.7 2 1.5 0.3- 6.9 356 79.2 73.4-84.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 459 66 16.1 11.9-21.3 7 2.2 1.0- 4.6 2 1.3 0.2- 6.4 384 80.5 74.9-85.1
Non-Hispanic 5,684 1,049 19.2 17.9-20.5 150 4.0 3.2- 4.9 34 1.3 0.8- 2.2 4,451 75.6 74.0-77.1
AGE
18-24 339 77 23.1 18.0-29.1 25 9.1 5.7-14.2 7 5.0 2.1-11.3 230 62.8 56.0-69.2
25-34 982 199 19.8 16.9-22.9 28 4.1 2.6- 6.5 4 0.5 0.2- 1.6 751 75.5 72.0-78.7
35-44 1,345 241 16.4 14.3-18.8 40 3.3 2.3- 4.7 9 0.8 0.4- 1.6 1,055 79.5 76.9-81.9
45-54 1,228 265 21.4 18.8-24.2 33 2.6 1.8- 3.9 8 1.0 0.4- 2.5 922 75.0 72.0-77.7
55-64 1,101 204 19.4 16.7-22.3 18 2.3 1.3- 3.9 3 0.3 0.1- 1.0 876 78.1 75.0-80.8
65-74 747 97 14.2 11.4-17.6 10 1.2 0.6- 2.5 3 0.5 0.1- 1.6 637 84.1 80.7-87.1
75+ 379 27 8.6 5.6-12.9 3 0.8 0.2- 2.4 0 0.0 . - . 349 90.6 86.3-93.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 869 188 21.5 18.1-25.4 40 7.4 4.9-11.2 12 3.6 1.6- 8.2 629 67.4 62.5-71.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,727 406 23.9 21.4-26.7 72 5.8 4.4- 7.6 8 0.8 0.3- 2.2 1,241 69.5 66.4-72.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,449 301 22.9 20.0-26.1 30 2.8 1.6- 5.1 10 1.5 0.6- 3.7 1,108 72.7 69.3-76.0
College Graduate 2,094 217 10.3 8.8-12.0 15 0.9 0.5- 1.5 6 0.3 0.1- 0.9 1,856 88.5 86.7-90.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 359 94 27.1 21.4-33.7 13 5.7 3.1-10.4 6 1.9 0.8- 4.4 246 65.3 58.5-71.6
$15,000- 24,999 869 196 22.4 18.8-26.4 36 5.5 3.7- 8.3 6 2.0 0.7- 5.5 631 70.1 65.6-74.3
$25,000- 34,999 682 155 22.0 18.3-26.2 24 4.4 2.5- 7.5 3 0.6 0.2- 2.5 500 73.0 68.4-77.1
$35,000- 49,999 793 151 18.5 15.5-22.0 20 2.7 1.6- 4.5 5 2.5 0.6-10.3 617 76.3 71.7-80.4
$50,000-74,999 1,014 193 20.4 17.2-24.0 13 2.4 0.9- 6.1 3 0.5 0.1- 2.4 805 76.7 72.7-80.3
$75,000+ 1,544 185 12.9 10.9-15.3 16 1.5 0.7- 2.9 9 0.8 0.4- 1.6 1,334 84.8 82.3-87.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,569 340 22.9 20.3-25.7 52 4.7 3.3- 6.5 11 1.1 0.4- 3.0 1,166 71.3 68.2-74.2
No 4,545 770 17.6 16.2-19.1 105 3.5 2.7- 4.6 24 1.4 0.8- 2.4 3,646 77.6 75.8-79.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 759 113 19.5 15.7-24.1 9 1.6 0.7- 3.4 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8 636 78.8 74.2-82.7
Non-Veteran 5,387 1,003 18.7 17.4-20.1 148 4.0 3.2- 5.0 35 1.5 0.9- 2.4 4,201 75.8 74.2-77.4

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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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