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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 300 65 24.1 18.1-31.3 10 4.8 2.2-10.0 2 0.9 0.2- 4.6 223 70.2 62.8-76.8
GENDER
Male 114 22 23.7 14.2-36.8 2 3.6 0.7-16.6 0 0.0 . - . 90 72.7 59.4-82.9
Female 186 43 24.5 18.3-32.1 8 5.9 2.8-12.1 2 1.8 0.4- 8.9 133 67.7 59.6-74.9
RACE
White 258 56 22.8 17.1-29.7 9 5.5 2.4-11.8 0 0.0 . - . 193 71.7 64.2-78.2
Other 40 8 28.8 12.1-54.3 1 1.7 0.2-11.5 2 4.9 0.9-22.2 29 64.5 41.3-82.5
AGE
18-44 116 31 28.5 18.7-40.9 7 7.6 3.1-17.5 2 1.8 0.3- 8.7 76 62.1 50.0-72.9
45+ 184 34 19.4 13.9-26.4 3 1.7 0.5- 5.1 0 0.0 . - . 147 79.0 71.9-84.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 159 43 29.4 20.8-39.8 7 7.2 2.9-16.7 1 1.4 0.2- 9.2 108 62.1 51.6-71.6
Some College + 141 22 18.0 10.7-28.7 3 2.0 0.6- 6.0 1 0.3 0.0- 2.4 115 79.7 69.2-87.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 176 44 24.7 17.7-33.2 6 3.9 1.6- 9.0 1 1.2 0.2- 8.2 125 70.2 61.4-77.8
$50,000+ 88 15 20.7 12.4-32.6 3 3.5 1.1-10.3 1 0.6 0.1- 4.2 69 75.2 63.3-84.2

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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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