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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Regular Lights Ultra lights
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,175 1,145 38.7 36.5-40.9 1,460 45.1 42.9-47.3 570 16.2 14.7-17.9
-Eastern NC 1,103 425 41.3 37.7-45.0 484 42.9 39.3-46.6 194 15.8 13.4-18.5
GENDER
Male 471 216 49.4 43.9-54.9 194 38.9 33.7-44.4 61 11.7 8.8-15.3
Female 632 209 31.8 27.5-36.3 290 47.6 42.9-52.3 133 20.7 17.0-24.9
RACE
White 769 213 29.3 25.5-33.5 386 50.4 46.1-54.6 170 20.3 17.1-23.9
African American 232 161 74.0 67.0-80.0 59 21.3 16.0-27.8 12 4.7 2.5- 8.7
AGE
18-24 86 46 63.7 50.6-75.1 31 26.7 17.4-38.7 9 9.5 4.3-19.9
25-34 202 82 45.1 37.1-53.5 101 47.1 39.1-55.2 19 7.8 4.7-12.6
35-44 257 102 40.0 33.2-47.2 116 46.1 39.0-53.4 39 13.9 9.6-19.7
45-54 243 92 37.2 29.9-45.1 106 47.7 39.8-55.7 45 15.2 10.8-21.0
55-64 202 67 33.5 25.9-42.0 85 41.2 33.0-49.9 50 25.4 18.3-34.0
65-74 85 27 36.7 24.9-50.2 33 34.6 24.0-46.9 25 28.8 18.8-41.3
75+ 27 8 29.6 14.2-51.6 12 40.3 22.1-61.6 7 30.1 14.5-52.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 227 115 52.3 43.7-60.6 84 36.6 28.8-45.1 28 11.2 7.2-16.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 394 155 40.3 34.4-46.5 173 43.2 37.4-49.3 66 16.5 12.3-21.6
Some Post-H.S. 300 105 38.7 32.2-45.7 142 45.9 39.2-52.7 53 15.4 11.2-20.7
College Graduate 181 49 30.6 23.0-39.4 85 47.0 38.5-55.8 47 22.4 16.3-30.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 181 96 54.7 45.6-63.4 65 36.1 28.0-45.2 20 9.2 5.5-15.0
$15,000- 24,999 237 101 42.7 34.6-51.2 100 43.8 35.5-52.4 36 13.5 9.1-19.6
$25,000- 34,999 146 58 44.6 35.6-54.0 59 41.0 32.2-50.4 29 14.4 9.6-21.2
$35,000- 49,999 163 55 40.4 31.5-50.0 77 44.0 35.3-53.1 31 15.6 10.4-22.7
$50,000-74,999 102 28 30.5 21.1-41.9 53 50.2 38.8-61.5 21 19.4 11.4-31.0
$75,000+ 77 20 22.5 14.1-33.9 33 46.0 33.5-59.1 24 31.5 20.9-44.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 429 187 46.2 40.4-52.0 167 38.3 32.9-44.1 75 15.5 12.0-19.9
No 653 229 38.3 33.6-43.2 307 45.7 40.9-50.5 117 16.0 12.9-19.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 162 73 45.4 36.8-54.3 64 38.2 30.0-47.2 25 16.4 10.5-24.6
Non-Veteran 900 337 40.5 36.4-44.7 398 43.3 39.3-47.5 165 16.2 13.5-19.2
Currently Serving 41 15 39.8 24.0-58.1 22 52.7 35.2-69.6 4 7.5 2.1-23.3

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*Asked only of respondents who reported smoking 100 cigarettes in entire lifetime and now smoke 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: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
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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