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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Tobacco Use Prevention

Not including yourself, how many of the 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 10,245 1,870 18.8 17.7-19.9 257 4.1 3.4- 4.9 66 1.6 1.1- 2.3 8,052 75.5 74.2-76.8
-Western NC 1,896 344 19.5 17.2-22.0 50 4.3 3.0- 6.2 11 1.3 0.6- 2.8 1,491 74.9 72.0-77.6
GENDER
Male 838 125 16.3 13.2-20.0 23 5.1 3.1- 8.5 6 1.8 0.6- 4.9 684 76.8 72.3-80.7
Female 1,058 219 22.6 19.5-26.1 27 3.5 2.2- 5.8 5 0.8 0.3- 2.2 807 73.0 69.3-76.5
RACE
White 1,760 313 19.1 16.8-21.6 43 3.9 2.6- 5.7 11 1.4 0.6- 3.1 1,393 75.6 72.7-78.3
African American 44 8 28.1 13.0-50.6 1 4.7 0.7-26.7 0 0.0 . - . 35 67.2 45.5-83.3
Other Minorities 87 20 19.9 10.6-34.1 6 10.1 3.3-26.9 0 0.0 . - . 61 70.0 53.9-82.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 48 10 20.5 9.1-39.7 1 6.6 0.9-34.3 0 0.0 . - . 37 73.0 51.9-87.1
Non-Hispanic 1,844 333 19.4 17.2-21.9 49 4.2 2.9- 6.1 11 1.3 0.6- 2.9 1,451 75.0 72.1-77.7
AGE
18-24 67 22 28.8 17.9-42.9 2 4.0 0.9-15.4 1 0.9 0.1- 6.1 42 66.3 51.8-78.3
25-34 187 40 18.8 13.2-26.1 8 7.1 3.4-14.5 3 3.2 0.9-11.1 136 70.8 62.1-78.2
35-44 272 62 22.5 17.4-28.7 10 5.3 2.3-11.8 3 1.8 0.5- 6.3 197 70.3 63.3-76.5
45-54 368 72 20.6 16.1-25.9 17 4.8 2.9- 7.8 0 0.0 . - . 279 74.6 69.1-79.4
55-64 482 84 18.5 14.7-22.9 8 1.7 0.8- 3.5 2 0.5 0.1- 2.4 388 79.4 74.8-83.3
65-74 347 52 15.4 11.3-20.6 4 3.2 1.0- 9.5 2 1.1 0.2- 5.2 289 80.3 74.1-85.4
75+ 169 12 6.4 3.4-11.8 1 0.7 0.1- 5.0 0 0.0 . - . 156 92.8 87.3-96.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 238 58 21.1 15.3-28.5 15 6.8 3.6-12.3 4 3.2 1.1- 8.7 161 68.9 60.5-76.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 573 118 24.0 19.2-29.5 20 6.8 3.8-11.7 2 0.3 0.1- 1.1 433 69.0 63.0-74.4
Some Post-H.S. 503 100 20.5 16.5-25.2 12 3.4 1.7- 6.7 2 1.8 0.3- 9.5 389 74.3 68.7-79.2
College Graduate 579 68 13.0 9.9-16.8 3 1.4 0.3- 5.7 3 1.0 0.3- 3.4 505 84.7 80.3-88.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 151 39 23.6 16.1-33.2 15 10.1 5.7-17.4 1 0.8 0.1- 5.8 96 65.4 55.3-74.3
$15,000- 24,999 293 61 19.5 14.4-25.9 12 7.7 3.8-15.1 1 1.1 0.2- 7.7 219 71.6 63.7-78.4
$25,000- 34,999 206 47 26.8 20.2-34.7 8 4.1 1.9- 8.4 1 1.6 0.2-10.1 150 67.6 59.4-74.8
$35,000- 49,999 303 62 21.2 15.9-27.8 3 2.0 0.4- 8.6 2 0.7 0.2- 2.8 236 76.1 69.1-81.9
$50,000-74,999 341 49 16.9 11.9-23.3 3 3.0 0.8-11.1 2 0.6 0.1- 2.8 287 79.6 72.3-85.3
$75,000+ 365 42 12.4 8.6-17.5 5 2.5 0.7- 8.2 1 0.5 0.1- 3.8 317 84.6 78.6-89.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 690 144 20.9 17.4-24.9 32 6.4 4.2- 9.6 4 1.1 0.4- 3.6 510 71.6 67.1-75.8
No 1,190 200 19.0 16.1-22.2 18 3.4 1.9- 6.0 6 1.3 0.5- 3.6 966 76.4 72.6-79.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 295 40 16.3 11.3-22.8 4 3.0 0.9- 9.0 2 3.9 0.8-17.0 249 76.9 68.2-83.7
Non-Veteran 1,600 304 20.0 17.5-22.7 46 4.5 3.1- 6.6 9 0.9 0.4- 1.9 1,241 74.6 71.5-77.5

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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.

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