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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 4,995 850 17.8 16.3-19.4 115 3.8 2.9- 4.9 38 1.8 1.1- 2.8 3,992 76.7 74.8-78.4
GENDER
Male 2,144 303 15.1 13.1-17.4 47 3.8 2.6- 5.5 13 1.6 0.7- 3.3 1,781 79.6 76.8-82.1
Female 2,851 547 20.5 18.5-22.8 68 3.8 2.6- 5.5 25 2.0 1.1- 3.6 2,211 73.7 71.0-76.1
RACE
White 4,056 675 17.9 16.3-19.7 86 3.4 2.5- 4.6 25 1.2 0.6- 2.3 3,270 77.5 75.5-79.4
African American 559 125 21.3 17.2-26.0 18 5.0 2.6- 9.2 8 3.5 1.5- 8.1 408 70.2 64.6-75.3
Other Minorities 367 49 13.1 9.0-18.7 11 4.5 2.0- 9.9 5 2.7 0.8- 8.4 302 79.7 72.7-85.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 271 35 11.0 7.1-16.6 7 2.9 1.1- 7.7 4 3.3 1.0-10.9 225 82.8 75.3-88.3
Non-Hispanic 4,715 813 18.5 17.0-20.2 108 3.9 2.9- 5.1 34 1.6 1.0- 2.6 3,760 76.0 74.0-77.8
AGE
18-24 188 44 19.2 13.6-26.4 11 7.9 4.1-14.7 7 6.5 2.9-14.0 126 66.4 57.6-74.2
25-34 563 102 19.3 15.4-24.0 14 4.3 2.2- 8.2 5 1.0 0.3- 2.9 442 75.3 70.2-79.8
35-44 917 158 16.2 13.6-19.2 10 1.0 0.5- 2.0 3 0.3 0.1- 1.0 746 82.5 79.4-85.2
45-54 1,112 229 20.3 17.4-23.5 38 4.6 3.1- 6.7 13 2.3 1.1- 4.5 832 72.9 69.3-76.2
55-64 1,075 194 18.7 16.0-21.8 23 3.3 2.0- 5.4 10 1.3 0.6- 2.7 848 76.7 73.3-79.8
65-74 724 88 12.8 10.1-16.0 11 2.3 1.1- 4.7 0 0.0 . - . 625 84.9 81.3-87.9
75+ 386 34 11.1 7.5-16.2 7 2.4 1.0- 5.6 0 0.0 . - . 345 86.4 81.1-90.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 571 122 21.4 16.7-27.1 33 6.3 4.0- 9.9 9 4.2 1.8- 9.4 407 68.0 61.7-73.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,368 267 19.5 16.5-22.7 46 6.9 4.6-10.3 19 3.7 1.9- 7.0 1,036 70.0 65.7-73.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,273 262 22.8 19.7-26.3 21 2.6 1.4- 4.9 7 0.6 0.3- 1.4 983 73.9 70.2-77.3
College Graduate 1,775 199 11.1 9.3-13.3 15 1.1 0.6- 2.1 3 0.2 0.0- 0.6 1,558 87.6 85.4-89.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 259 67 30.3 21.9-40.2 22 12.1 6.5-21.5 8 5.7 2.1-14.6 162 51.9 42.3-61.4
$15,000- 24,999 602 140 22.1 17.6-27.3 18 4.4 2.2- 8.7 14 3.8 1.9- 7.6 430 69.7 63.5-75.2
$25,000- 34,999 426 82 18.5 14.1-24.0 22 6.0 3.6- 9.9 3 2.1 0.7- 6.7 319 73.3 67.1-78.7
$35,000- 49,999 641 141 24.3 19.9-29.4 14 2.6 1.2- 5.4 2 0.3 0.1- 1.2 484 72.8 67.6-77.5
$50,000-74,999 803 132 17.7 14.3-21.5 8 1.8 0.7- 4.9 3 0.3 0.1- 1.0 660 80.2 76.1-83.8
$75,000+ 1,615 186 10.1 8.4-12.1 14 1.4 0.6- 3.2 3 0.8 0.2- 4.2 1,412 87.6 85.0-89.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,528 308 22.4 19.5-25.6 58 6.1 4.2- 8.8 17 3.1 1.5- 6.4 1,145 68.3 64.5-71.9
No 3,448 538 16.0 14.3-17.9 56 2.9 2.0- 4.2 21 1.3 0.7- 2.4 2,833 79.8 77.7-81.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 701 102 16.1 12.6-20.2 12 3.2 1.6- 6.3 2 0.3 0.1- 1.1 585 80.5 75.9-84.3
Non-Veteran 4,291 748 18.0 16.4-19.8 103 3.9 2.9- 5.1 36 2.0 1.2- 3.2 3,404 76.1 74.0-78.1

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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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