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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for Piedmont North Carolina**

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Do you now smoke a pipe every day, some days, or not at all?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Everyday Some days Not at all
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,504 14 1.1 0.5- 2.6 57 5.2 3.6- 7.4 1,433 93.7 91.3-95.5
-Piedmont NC 616 6 1.4 0.4- 4.4 27 5.6 3.5- 8.8 583 93.0 89.4-95.5
GENDER
Male 523 6 1.5 0.5- 4.8 26 6.0 3.8- 9.5 491 92.4 88.5-95.1
Female 93 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.9 0.1- 6.3 92 99.1 93.7-99.9
RACE
White 520 5 1.6 0.5- 5.1 20 5.5 3.2- 9.1 495 93.0 88.8-95.7
African American 84 1 0.5 0.1- 3.3 5 5.1 1.6-15.5 78 94.4 84.4-98.2
Other Minorities 11 0 0.0 . - . 2 13.1 2.8-43.7 9 86.9 56.3-97.2
AGE
18-24 17 1 1.0 0.1- 7.1 1 5.6 0.7-31.9 15 93.5 69.7-98.9
25-34 45 1 6.7 0.9-35.2 4 6.8 2.3-18.7 40 86.5 65.4-95.6
35-44 92 0 0.0 . - . 3 2.9 0.6-13.6 89 97.1 86.4-99.4
45-54 153 0 0.0 . - . 7 6.8 2.6-16.5 146 93.2 83.5-97.4
55-64 151 3 2.8 0.6-12.2 9 9.2 4.3-18.6 139 88.0 77.8-93.9
65-74 87 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.7 0.1- 4.6 86 99.3 95.4-99.9
75+ 69 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0 2 2.9 0.7-10.8 66 97.0 89.3-99.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 93 2 3.9 0.7-18.3 3 4.5 1.4-13.7 88 91.6 79.3-96.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 143 2 0.3 0.1- 1.4 9 7.1 3.0-15.9 132 92.6 84.0-96.8
Some Post-H.S. 132 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1 7 5.9 2.4-13.6 124 93.8 86.2-97.4
College Graduate 244 1 1.5 0.2-10.1 8 5.0 2.1-11.3 235 93.5 86.2-97.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 51 2 8.1 1.5-33.6 2 4.5 0.7-23.5 47 87.4 64.4-96.4
$15,000- 24,999 89 2 0.4 0.1- 2.1 10 12.9 6.2-25.1 77 86.6 74.5-93.5
$25,000- 34,999 50 1 0.8 0.1- 5.6 2 3.8 0.8-16.1 47 95.4 84.0-98.8
$35,000- 49,999 95 0 0.0 . - . 2 2.7 0.5-13.1 93 97.3 86.9-99.5
$50,000-74,999 91 1 3.7 0.5-21.8 3 3.4 0.8-13.5 87 92.9 78.5-97.9
$75,000+ 112 0 0.0 . - . 6 7.3 2.5-19.0 106 92.7 81.0-97.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 99 2 1.8 0.4- 7.7 7 6.5 2.9-14.0 90 91.7 83.9-96.0
Guilford 71 0 0.0 . - . 2 4.1 0.8-19.2 69 95.9 80.8-99.2
Mecklenburg 59 1 1.1 0.2- 7.4 2 5.7 1.4-20.2 56 93.2 79.7-98.0
Orange 76 1 2.1 0.3-13.5 2 3.7 0.7-17.0 73 94.2 81.5-98.3
Wake 53 0 0.0 . - . 3 3.6 1.1-11.4 50 96.4 88.6-98.9
Chatham/Lee 60 1 0.7 0.1- 4.9 1 1.6 0.2-10.5 58 97.7 90.3-99.5
Nash/Wilson 52 1 1.1 0.2- 7.4 1 1.8 0.3-11.8 50 97.1 88.6-99.3
Craven/Pamlico 88 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.7 0.4- 6.9 86 98.3 93.1-99.6
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 73 0 0.0 . - . 7 8.8 4.1-18.1 66 91.2 81.9-95.9
Appalachian/Wilkes 92 1 1.1 0.2- 7.7 1 0.6 0.1- 4.4 90 98.2 92.7-99.6
Franklin/Gran./Vance 55 1 2.6 0.4-16.2 0 0.0 . - . 54 97.4 83.8-99.6
Graham/Swain/Jackson 76 0 0.0 . - . 5 5.5 2.1-13.7 71 94.5 86.3-97.9
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 77 1 0.6 0.1- 3.9 2 1.2 0.3- 4.8 74 98.2 94.5-99.4
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 66 1 1.5 0.2-10.2 0 0.0 . - . 65 98.5 89.8-99.8
Northeast NC I 58 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 58 100 . - .
Northeast NC II 72 1 1.3 0.2- 8.5 1 1.7 0.2-11.3 70 97.0 88.6-99.3
Northeastern Partnership 130 1 0.9 0.1- 6.1 1 1.2 0.2- 8.1 128 97.9 91.8-99.5
Mountain AHEC 252 2 0.6 0.1- 2.7 13 3.6 1.7- 7.3 237 95.8 92.0-97.9
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 499 5 0.9 0.3- 3.1 12 4.7 2.1-10.1 482 94.4 89.1-97.2
Piedmont 616 6 1.4 0.4- 4.4 27 5.6 3.5- 8.8 583 93.0 89.4-95.5
Western NC 389 3 0.5 0.2- 1.8 18 4.5 1.9-10.3 368 94.9 89.3-97.7

Due to the small number of respondents to this question, no further breakdowns are available for Piedmont North Carolina**. Please refer to the North Carolina table for statewide breakdowns.

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported ever smoking tobacco in a pipe.

^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: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): 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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