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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 140 48 34.7 24.1-47.0 47 35.6 25.5-47.2 26 18.1 11.8-26.8 19 11.6 6.8-19.1
GENDER
Male 62 20 35.7 20.4-54.5 21 36.3 21.9-53.6 11 15.5 8.0-28.0 10 12.6 6.0-24.3
Female 78 28 33.2 22.7-45.6 26 34.7 23.6-47.8 15 22.0 13.0-34.7 9 10.1 4.7-20.3
RACE
White 99 27 22.5 14.7-32.7 36 40.6 28.7-53.7 22 24.1 15.4-35.5 14 12.9 7.1-22.3
Other 39 21 58.2 36.1-77.5 11 27.8 13.0-49.9 2 4.4 0.9-18.1 5 9.6 3.0-26.4
AGE
18-44 73 31 38.4 24.2-55.0 23 35.3 22.0-51.4 11 15.2 8.1-26.9 8 11.0 5.2-22.1
45+ 66 17 27.1 16.5-41.1 23 35.8 24.3-49.1 15 24.4 14.5-37.9 11 12.8 6.8-22.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 56 20 37.1 20.4-57.6 16 32.4 17.7-51.7 12 18.1 9.2-32.4 8 12.4 5.4-26.1
Some College + 84 28 32.1 21.9-44.3 31 39.1 27.6-52.0 14 18.1 10.6-29.4 11 10.7 5.6-19.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 79 30 40.8 25.7-57.9 27 34.4 21.6-50.0 13 15.2 7.9-27.1 9 9.6 4.1-20.8
$50,000+ 46 12 23.2 12.5-38.8 16 39.4 22.9-58.7 10 22.6 11.9-38.7 8 14.8 7.0-28.8

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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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