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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Union County

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On the average, about how many cigarettes a day do you now smoke?*

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  Total
Respond.^
<10 cigaretts/per day 10-20 cigarettes/per day 20 cigs.(one pack)/per day More than 20 cigarettes/per day
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,337 884 28.6 26.4-30.9 1,024 31.4 29.2-33.7 969 26.3 24.4-28.4 460 13.7 12.0-15.5
-Union County 68 17 23.4 13.3-37.9 26 45.4 31.8-59.7 20 24.9 15.5-37.5 5 6.3 2.6-14.5
GENDER
Male 37 6 15.3 6.1-33.2 14 48.8 31.5-66.4 13 28.3 15.8-45.4 4 7.6 2.8-19.3
Female 31 11 39.6 20.3-62.9 12 38.6 20.7-60.3 7 18.2 8.1-35.8 1 3.6 0.5-21.7
RACE
White 59 13 19.3 9.8-34.4 22 45.0 30.5-60.4 19 28.3 17.4-42.5 5 7.4 3.0-17.1
Other 9 4 45.6 15.2-79.8 4 47.6 16.4-80.8 1 6.7 0.9-37.8 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 40 9 24.9 12.2-44.1 22 56.3 38.5-72.7 7 14.8 6.6-29.8 2 4.0 1.0-14.9
45+ 27 8 21.2 10.0-39.5 4 18.5 6.4-43.2 12 47.4 28.0-67.7 3 12.8 4.1-33.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 33 8 17.2 7.5-34.8 12 51.4 31.8-70.6 10 22.9 11.5-40.3 3 8.5 2.7-23.9
Some College + 35 9 29.2 13.9-51.3 14 39.9 23.4-59.1 10 26.7 13.6-45.8 2 4.2 1.0-15.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 34 11 28.1 13.4-49.5 12 42.9 24.0-64.1 8 21.7 10.1-40.8 3 7.3 2.3-20.9
$50,000+ 26 2 7.5 1.8-26.7 14 60.8 40.4-78.1 9 29.2 14.6-49.7 1 2.5 0.3-16.0

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*Asked only of respondents who reported smoking daily or occasionally.

^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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