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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,720 1,205 45.1 42.1-48.0 1,515 54.9 52.0-57.9
-Eastern NC 941 428 45.6 40.7-50.7 513 54.4 49.3-59.3
GENDER
Male 379 155 41.7 34.3-49.5 224 58.3 50.5-65.7
Female 562 273 50.0 44.1-56.0 289 50.0 44.0-55.9
RACE
White 631 289 48.5 42.6-54.4 342 51.5 45.6-57.4
African American 208 95 41.9 31.3-53.3 113 58.1 46.7-68.7
Other Minorities 96 44 39.7 27.7-53.0 52 60.3 47.0-72.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 29 7 23.6 10.0-46.1 22 76.4 53.9-90.0
Non-Hispanic 908 419 47.0 41.9-52.2 489 53.0 47.8-58.1
AGE
18-24 45 24 52.8 34.6-70.3 21 47.2 29.7-65.4
25-34 114 57 45.4 35.0-56.2 57 54.6 43.8-65.0
35-44 178 92 48.2 39.2-57.3 86 51.8 42.7-60.8
45-54 253 106 40.8 33.5-48.6 147 59.2 51.4-66.5
55-64 208 92 42.5 34.7-50.8 116 57.5 49.2-65.3
65-74 103 39 37.1 27.1-48.3 64 62.9 51.7-72.9
75+ 34 15 39.0 21.9-59.4 19 61.0 40.6-78.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 180 62 39.8 29.1-51.5 118 60.2 48.5-70.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 349 156 44.9 36.6-53.6 193 55.1 46.4-63.4
Some Post-H.S. 273 143 47.9 39.3-56.7 130 52.1 43.3-60.7
College Graduate 138 67 53.6 42.4-64.5 71 46.4 35.5-57.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 169 66 34.5 24.4-46.2 103 65.5 53.8-75.6
$15,000- 24,999 201 89 44.8 34.7-55.2 112 55.2 44.8-65.3
$25,000- 34,999 122 60 39.6 25.7-55.5 62 60.4 44.5-74.3
$35,000- 49,999 124 63 52.5 40.9-63.8 61 47.5 36.2-59.1
$50,000-74,999 132 65 48.9 37.8-60.2 67 51.1 39.8-62.2
$75,000+ 96 50 55.3 41.7-68.1 46 44.7 31.9-58.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 438 188 44.2 36.7-51.9 250 55.8 48.1-63.3
No 497 237 46.9 40.4-53.5 260 53.1 46.5-59.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 164 71 43.8 31.2-57.3 93 56.2 42.7-68.8
Non-Veteran 776 357 46.2 40.9-51.5 419 53.8 48.5-59.1

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*Asked only of respondents who reported smoking daily or occasionally.

^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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