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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 1,227 557 46.0 41.7-50.3 670 54.0 49.7-58.3
GENDER
Male 529 222 43.3 37.2-49.6 307 56.7 50.4-62.8
Female 698 335 49.4 43.6-55.3 363 50.6 44.7-56.4
RACE
White 979 442 45.1 40.4-49.9 537 54.9 50.1-59.6
African American 191 97 53.2 42.4-63.7 94 46.8 36.3-57.6
Other Minorities 54 16 35.4 18.0-57.9 38 64.6 42.1-82.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 32 8 22.7 7.4-52.0 24 77.3 48.0-92.6
Non-Hispanic 1,192 548 47.1 42.8-51.5 644 52.9 48.5-57.2
AGE
18-24 38 19 49.1 31.1-67.3 19 50.9 32.7-68.9
25-34 143 76 47.8 37.4-58.4 67 52.2 41.6-62.6
35-44 219 98 44.4 36.0-53.2 121 55.6 46.8-64.0
45-54 323 152 46.9 40.0-53.9 171 53.1 46.1-60.0
55-64 290 116 43.9 36.6-51.4 174 56.1 48.6-63.4
65-74 158 74 44.8 35.3-54.6 84 55.2 45.4-64.7
75+ 47 17 24.3 14.0-38.6 30 75.7 61.4-86.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 213 84 42.4 32.3-53.3 129 57.6 46.7-67.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 450 192 40.4 33.2-48.1 258 59.6 51.9-66.8
Some Post-H.S. 334 157 49.6 41.9-57.3 177 50.4 42.7-58.1
College Graduate 228 124 58.7 49.9-67.0 104 41.3 33.0-50.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 190 72 42.6 30.1-56.1 118 57.4 43.9-69.9
$15,000- 24,999 250 124 49.3 39.6-59.0 126 50.7 41.0-60.4
$25,000- 34,999 146 67 44.2 33.3-55.6 79 55.8 44.4-66.7
$35,000- 49,999 197 96 49.6 39.7-59.6 101 50.4 40.4-60.3
$50,000-74,999 144 68 48.7 37.9-59.5 76 51.3 40.5-62.1
$75,000+ 184 93 51.5 40.5-62.4 91 48.5 37.6-59.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 515 225 43.9 37.2-50.9 290 56.1 49.1-62.8
No 705 330 47.9 42.3-53.5 375 52.1 46.5-57.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 159 72 46.7 36.6-57.1 87 53.3 42.9-63.4
Non-Veteran 1,068 485 45.9 41.2-50.6 583 54.1 49.4-58.8

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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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