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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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 15,004 6,909 45.8 44.8-46.8 8,095 54.2 53.2-55.2
-Eastern NC 5,033 2,366 48.1 46.3-49.8 2,667 51.9 50.2-53.7
GENDER
Male 1,815 1,058 57.6 54.8-60.3 757 42.4 39.7-45.2
Female 3,218 1,308 39.4 37.4-41.4 1,910 60.6 58.6-62.6
RACE
White 3,317 1,723 53.3 51.3-55.3 1,594 46.7 44.7-48.7
African American 1,271 465 39.1 35.6-42.6 806 60.9 57.4-64.4
Other Minorities 14 1 7.5 1.0-39.1 13 92.5 60.9-99.0
AGE
18-24 335 120 35.8 29.2-42.9 215 64.2 57.1-70.8
25-34 821 321 40.6 36.6-44.7 500 59.4 55.3-63.4
35-44 887 423 46.7 42.7-50.8 464 53.3 49.2-57.3
45-54 925 476 51.5 47.6-55.4 449 48.5 44.6-52.4
55-64 872 481 56.5 52.4-60.5 391 43.5 39.5-47.6
65-74 682 355 56.7 52.2-61.0 327 43.3 39.0-47.8
75+ 491 183 41.9 36.6-47.3 308 58.1 52.7-63.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 868 431 52.1 47.6-56.6 437 47.9 43.4-52.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,623 776 49.3 46.3-52.3 847 50.7 47.7-53.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,315 652 49.5 46.3-52.7 663 50.5 47.3-53.7
College Graduate 1,218 504 41.4 38.2-44.7 714 58.6 55.3-61.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 670 341 52.8 47.6-57.9 329 47.2 42.1-52.4
$15,000- 24,999 947 442 47.4 43.2-51.7 505 52.6 48.3-56.8
$25,000- 34,999 590 273 45.1 40.5-49.8 317 54.9 50.2-59.5
$35,000- 49,999 666 352 53.0 48.5-57.4 314 47.0 42.6-51.5
$50,000-74,999 539 247 47.2 42.3-52.1 292 52.8 47.9-57.7
$75,000+ 548 237 44.6 39.8-49.4 311 55.4 50.6-60.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,748 931 55.6 52.8-58.5 817 44.4 41.5-47.2
No 3,115 1,350 43.9 41.7-46.0 1,765 56.1 54.0-58.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 717 459 64.8 60.6-68.7 258 35.2 31.3-39.4
Non-Veteran 4,171 1,844 44.7 42.8-46.7 2,327 55.3 53.3-57.2
Currently Serving 135 59 45.8 36.2-55.8 76 54.2 44.2-63.8

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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: 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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