SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Union County

Tobacco Use Prevention

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

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  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
-Union County 284 41 15.5 11.3-20.8 7 3.9 1.6- 9.4 1 0.8 0.1- 5.4 235 79.8 73.6-84.9
GENDER
Male 125 20 16.5 10.6-24.6 2 4.3 1.1-15.7 0 0.0 . - . 103 79.3 69.6-86.4
Female 159 21 14.2 9.1-21.6 5 3.6 1.5- 8.5 1 1.7 0.2-11.3 132 80.5 72.2-86.7
RACE
White 235 33 15.7 11.1-21.8 5 3.4 1.1-10.1 1 1.0 0.1- 6.8 196 79.9 72.8-85.5
Other 47 8 14.9 7.1-28.5 2 6.1 1.4-23.1 0 0.0 . - . 37 79.0 63.5-89.1
AGE
18-44 137 24 17.6 11.8-25.6 5 5.5 1.9-14.8 1 1.4 0.2- 9.0 107 75.5 66.0-82.9
45+ 145 16 11.4 6.9-18.2 2 1.7 0.4- 6.9 0 0.0 . - . 127 86.9 79.7-91.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 111 22 21.7 14.2-31.6 5 7.9 2.7-20.7 1 2.0 0.3-12.7 83 68.5 56.9-78.1
Some College + 172 19 11.4 7.1-17.7 2 1.4 0.3- 5.3 0 0.0 . - . 151 87.3 80.7-91.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 117 25 20.7 13.8-30.0 5 7.7 2.8-19.5 0 0.0 . - . 87 71.5 60.7-80.3
$50,000+ 128 14 12.7 7.4-20.8 1 0.6 0.1- 4.4 1 1.7 0.2-11.3 112 84.9 76.2-90.8

Back to Tobacco Use Prevention.

^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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 16AUG06.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook