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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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
-Eastern NC 3,354 676 20.6 18.8-22.6 92 4.6 3.4- 6.1 17 1.3 0.7- 2.6 2,569 73.4 71.1-75.6
GENDER
Male 1,395 224 17.2 14.5-20.3 32 4.6 2.8- 7.4 6 1.3 0.4- 4.0 1,133 76.9 73.2-80.3
Female 1,959 452 24.3 21.9-26.9 60 4.6 3.4- 6.3 11 1.4 0.7- 2.8 1,436 69.7 66.9-72.4
RACE
White 2,379 486 21.9 19.6-24.4 53 4.2 2.7- 6.3 10 1.2 0.5- 3.1 1,830 72.7 69.8-75.4
African American 634 136 21.7 17.7-26.4 23 5.9 3.5- 9.7 3 1.1 0.3- 3.9 472 71.3 66.1-76.1
Other Minorities 323 49 12.3 8.7-17.2 14 4.4 2.4- 7.9 4 2.6 0.9- 7.6 256 80.7 74.7-85.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 170 21 9.2 5.3-15.5 5 3.1 1.2- 7.6 2 2.1 0.5- 9.3 142 85.6 78.1-90.9
Non-Hispanic 3,175 655 21.7 19.7-23.8 87 4.7 3.5- 6.4 15 1.3 0.6- 2.6 2,418 72.3 69.8-74.6
AGE
18-24 150 37 24.4 17.2-33.5 15 11.2 5.9-20.3 4 4.7 1.6-13.1 94 59.7 49.4-69.2
25-34 393 97 22.7 18.4-27.8 6 1.5 0.7- 3.6 3 1.1 0.3- 3.5 287 74.6 69.4-79.2
35-44 592 109 17.8 14.4-21.7 18 4.8 2.8- 8.1 2 0.5 0.1- 2.9 463 76.9 72.4-80.8
45-54 704 166 22.4 18.9-26.2 24 5.2 3.4- 8.0 2 0.4 0.1- 1.6 512 72.1 67.9-75.9
55-64 714 149 20.8 17.6-24.4 11 1.6 0.8- 3.2 5 1.6 0.6- 4.2 549 75.9 72.1-79.4
65-74 531 83 15.8 12.6-19.6 12 3.3 1.8- 6.0 0 0.0 . - . 436 80.9 76.7-84.5
75+ 258 32 12.6 8.8-17.8 6 2.9 1.3- 6.5 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5 219 84.2 78.7-88.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 439 104 22.7 17.5-28.8 22 6.4 4.0-10.2 6 2.1 0.8- 5.5 307 68.8 62.3-74.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,002 232 23.6 20.0-27.7 42 8.2 5.3-12.6 7 2.3 0.8- 6.5 721 65.8 60.8-70.5
Some Post-H.S. 958 212 22.5 19.2-26.2 23 3.0 1.8- 4.8 3 0.7 0.2- 2.3 720 73.8 69.9-77.4
College Graduate 949 128 13.5 11.0-16.4 5 0.5 0.2- 1.4 1 0.4 0.1- 2.5 815 85.7 82.6-88.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 251 65 24.0 17.7-31.7 12 6.5 3.0-13.2 3 1.2 0.3- 5.5 171 68.3 59.9-75.6
$15,000- 24,999 409 107 24.3 19.0-30.5 20 10.9 5.8-19.8 5 2.5 0.9- 6.4 277 62.3 54.6-69.3
$25,000- 34,999 355 76 23.4 17.4-30.8 15 5.7 3.1-10.3 2 1.7 0.4- 6.9 262 69.1 61.3-76.0
$35,000- 49,999 490 102 20.0 16.1-24.6 14 4.4 2.3- 8.1 2 0.9 0.2- 4.1 372 74.8 69.7-79.3
$50,000-74,999 612 115 19.1 15.2-23.6 8 1.3 0.6- 2.9 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2 488 79.3 74.7-83.3
$75,000+ 822 126 16.7 13.2-20.8 8 1.1 0.5- 2.3 0 0.0 . - . 688 82.2 78.1-85.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,155 281 25.3 21.9-28.9 38 4.7 3.1- 7.0 9 2.6 1.0- 6.4 827 67.5 63.3-71.3
No 2,179 391 18.5 16.3-20.9 54 4.6 3.1- 6.7 7 0.8 0.3- 1.8 1,727 76.2 73.3-78.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 673 104 15.2 12.1-18.9 7 1.4 0.6- 3.2 5 1.7 0.6- 4.7 557 81.6 77.4-85.2
Non-Veteran 2,678 572 22.0 19.8-24.3 85 5.4 3.9- 7.3 12 1.3 0.5- 2.8 2,009 71.4 68.7-73.9

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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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