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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Union County

Tobacco Use

Have you smoked at least 100 cigarettes in your entire life?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 17,189 8,134 46.2 45.2-47.3 9,055 53.8 52.7-54.8
-Union County 379 181 47.5 41.6-53.5 198 52.5 46.5-58.4
GENDER
Male 154 91 54.7 45.6-63.5 63 45.3 36.5-54.4
Female 225 90 39.6 32.4-47.3 135 60.4 52.7-67.6
RACE
White 318 160 51.3 44.9-57.7 158 48.7 42.3-55.1
Other 59 20 32.8 20.5-48.0 39 67.2 52.0-79.5
AGE
18-44 166 72 45.9 37.3-54.7 94 54.1 45.3-62.7
45+ 209 106 48.9 41.3-56.6 103 51.1 43.4-58.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 158 81 50.3 40.9-59.7 77 49.7 40.3-59.1
Some College + 220 99 45.4 37.9-53.2 121 54.6 46.8-62.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 179 92 50.8 41.7-59.8 87 49.2 40.2-58.3
$50,000+ 149 66 42.8 34.3-51.8 83 57.2 48.2-65.7

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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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