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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 857 367 39.5 35.4-43.7 490 60.5 56.3-64.6
GENDER
Male 331 163 44.3 37.7-51.1 168 55.7 48.9-62.3
Female 526 204 34.3 29.9-39.0 322 65.7 61.0-70.1
RACE
White 635 292 42.5 37.9-47.1 343 57.5 52.9-62.1
Other 213 72 32.8 24.7-42.1 141 67.2 57.9-75.3
AGE
18-44 417 137 32.9 27.4-39.0 280 67.1 61.0-72.6
45+ 438 229 50.0 44.7-55.3 209 50.0 44.7-55.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 215 109 49.3 40.0-58.8 106 50.7 41.2-60.0
Some College + 640 258 35.6 31.4-39.9 382 64.4 60.1-68.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 347 162 45.0 37.8-52.4 185 55.0 47.6-62.2
$50,000+ 396 154 35.6 30.4-41.2 242 64.4 58.8-69.6

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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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