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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Tobacco Use Prevention (Asked January--June Only)

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 No adults
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,996 1,013 20.6 19.1-22.1 129 4.9 3.8- 6.2 31 1.2 0.7- 1.9 3,823 73.4 71.6-75.1
-Piedmont NC 2,849 537 18.7 16.9-20.7 74 5.4 3.8- 7.5 14 0.9 0.5- 1.8 2,224 75.0 72.5-77.3
GENDER
Male 1,158 155 14.7 12.2-17.7 30 6.8 4.2-10.8 6 1.1 0.4- 2.8 967 77.5 73.4-81.1
Female 1,691 382 23.1 20.6-25.7 44 3.9 2.7- 5.6 8 0.8 0.3- 1.9 1,257 72.2 69.4-74.9
RACE
White 2,256 423 19.4 17.3-21.7 51 4.0 2.7- 6.1 9 0.6 0.3- 1.3 1,773 76.0 73.3-78.4
African American 343 78 19.7 15.1-25.1 18 11.2 5.9-20.2 3 1.7 0.5- 5.4 244 67.5 59.9-74.2
Other Minorities 236 33 13.8 9.4-19.8 5 6.2 2.1-16.9 2 2.1 0.4-10.3 196 77.9 69.0-84.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 187 27 15.1 9.9-22.4 2 5.4 1.2-20.5 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9 157 79.0 68.8-86.5
Non-Hispanic 2,660 510 19.2 17.3-21.2 72 5.4 3.8- 7.5 13 1.0 0.5- 2.0 2,065 74.5 71.9-76.9
AGE
18-24 163 48 23.4 17.0-31.1 19 18.5 11.1-29.1 3 3.1 1.0- 9.4 93 55.1 45.5-64.3
25-34 402 80 18.9 14.6-24.2 8 3.1 1.4- 6.6 2 0.6 0.2- 2.5 312 77.4 71.8-82.1
35-44 575 110 18.4 14.9-22.3 10 2.2 1.0- 4.7 2 0.5 0.1- 2.1 453 79.0 74.7-82.7
45-54 605 141 21.8 18.2-25.9 16 4.1 1.7- 9.8 5 1.0 0.4- 2.3 443 73.1 68.1-77.5
55-64 541 99 18.0 14.5-22.2 10 2.0 1.0- 4.0 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6 431 79.9 75.6-83.6
65-74 363 41 11.0 7.8-15.3 8 4.3 1.9- 9.5 1 0.4 0.1- 2.6 313 84.4 78.9-88.6
75+ 183 16 7.2 4.3-12.0 2 1.2 0.3- 4.8 0 0.0 . - . 165 91.6 86.5-94.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 359 82 23.0 17.8-29.3 26 13.1 8.1-20.6 3 1.2 0.4- 3.6 248 62.7 55.4-69.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 828 184 23.1 19.4-27.2 24 6.4 3.3-11.7 8 2.5 1.1- 5.7 612 68.1 62.9-72.8
Some Post-H.S. 672 151 21.9 18.0-26.5 16 6.4 3.2-12.5 2 0.1 0.0- 0.6 503 71.5 65.9-76.6
College Graduate 984 120 11.2 9.0-13.8 7 0.7 0.3- 1.7 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7 856 88.1 85.4-90.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 151 36 27.0 18.6-37.5 10 8.7 4.1-17.5 1 0.8 0.1- 5.6 104 63.4 52.9-72.8
$15,000- 24,999 373 101 23.6 18.7-29.4 11 8.1 3.3-18.4 5 2.0 0.7- 5.6 256 66.3 58.5-73.2
$25,000- 34,999 271 55 21.2 15.1-29.0 7 3.8 1.6- 8.4 2 1.1 0.2- 4.9 207 73.9 65.8-80.6
$35,000- 49,999 440 98 22.2 17.6-27.6 7 1.8 0.8- 4.1 0 0.0 . - . 335 76.0 70.5-80.8
$50,000-74,999 429 82 18.5 14.3-23.6 14 6.8 2.8-15.3 3 2.0 0.5- 8.6 330 72.7 65.5-78.9
$75,000+ 783 105 12.7 10.1-15.8 11 2.9 1.1- 7.1 0 0.0 . - . 667 84.4 80.5-87.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 871 214 25.1 21.3-29.2 32 7.4 4.4-12.3 6 0.7 0.3- 1.7 619 66.8 61.9-71.3
No 1,949 319 16.4 14.4-18.7 41 4.6 2.9- 7.2 8 1.0 0.4- 2.4 1,581 77.9 75.0-80.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 387 49 13.2 9.7-17.7 6 3.9 1.0-13.9 0 0.0 . - . 332 83.0 76.2-88.1
Non-Veteran 2,458 488 19.5 17.5-21.7 68 5.6 3.9- 7.9 14 1.1 0.5- 2.1 1,888 73.8 71.1-76.3

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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.

** 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.

***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.

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