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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 562 81 16.0 12.5-20.2 11 3.4 1.5- 7.5 3 1.6 0.3- 7.7 467 79.1 73.8-83.5
GENDER
Male 232 26 12.7 8.2-19.1 5 3.7 1.2-10.8 1 2.4 0.3-15.2 200 81.2 72.6-87.5
Female 330 55 19.8 15.0-25.7 6 3.0 0.9- 9.4 2 0.5 0.1- 2.3 267 76.7 70.2-82.1
RACE
White 433 62 16.2 12.2-21.1 8 3.0 1.1- 7.4 2 0.4 0.1- 1.5 361 80.5 75.1-85.0
Other 122 18 15.6 9.4-24.8 3 4.5 1.0-18.3 1 4.6 0.7-25.7 100 75.3 62.2-84.9
AGE
18-44 289 45 17.7 12.8-23.8 5 4.2 1.5-11.0 1 2.0 0.3-13.0 238 76.1 68.4-82.4
45+ 273 36 13.1 9.4-18.0 6 1.9 0.8- 4.5 2 0.7 0.2- 2.9 229 84.3 79.2-88.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 144 36 25.6 17.5-35.8 6 6.3 2.2-16.8 2 4.8 0.8-24.1 100 63.3 51.5-73.7
Some College + 417 45 12.0 8.7-16.4 5 2.1 0.6- 7.6 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6 366 85.6 80.5-89.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 176 32 18.9 12.9-26.9 3 2.0 0.4- 9.0 1 3.7 0.5-21.6 140 75.4 65.2-83.3
$50,000+ 311 39 14.7 10.2-20.7 3 2.4 0.5-10.6 2 0.5 0.1- 2.0 267 82.4 75.6-87.6

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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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