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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Tobacco Use

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  Total
Respond.^
Less than 1 year 1 to 5 years 5 to 10 years 10 or more years
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,570 203 9.0 7.3-11.0 479 17.3 15.3-19.4 370 12.7 10.9-14.7 2,518 61.1 58.4-63.6
-Eastern NC 887 52 7.6 5.0-11.3 118 17.2 13.3-22.1 111 14.3 10.8-18.8 606 60.8 55.4-66.0
GENDER
Male 377 19 4.2 2.3- 7.5 56 18.7 12.9-26.3 42 12.9 8.1-20.1 260 64.2 56.0-71.5
Female 510 33 11.6 6.9-18.8 62 15.5 10.9-21.6 69 16.0 11.6-21.6 346 56.9 49.8-63.6
RACE
White 669 34 6.5 4.0-10.4 87 15.0 11.2-19.9 83 14.7 10.6-20.2 465 63.8 57.7-69.4
African American 141 9 5.6 2.4-12.5 20 24.4 15.0-37.1 15 9.8 5.1-18.0 97 60.2 47.9-71.2
Other Minorities 71 9 21.0 7.5-46.5 11 25.3 8.3-56.0 10 14.1 6.1-29.5 41 39.6 22.6-59.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 34 4 21.6 5.8-55.3 6 9.7 3.8-22.6 8 28.8 13.4-51.5 16 39.8 20.6-62.8
Non-Hispanic 850 48 6.7 4.4- 9.9 112 17.8 13.6-22.9 103 13.4 9.9-18.0 587 62.1 56.5-67.3
AGE
18-24 8 5 55.6 19.6-86.5 3 44.4 13.5-80.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 39 7 20.4 8.0-43.0 20 46.4 25.2-69.0 8 23.2 7.8-52.0 4 10.0 3.4-26.0
35-44 78 7 12.9 4.5-31.7 16 24.5 13.1-41.2 15 17.7 9.9-29.7 40 44.9 30.8-59.9
45-54 133 10 5.0 2.5- 9.9 27 20.0 12.6-30.1 17 12.6 6.6-22.8 79 62.4 51.0-72.6
55-64 226 12 4.7 2.2- 9.8 22 9.3 5.0-16.7 36 15.5 9.8-23.6 156 70.5 61.0-78.4
65+ 398 11 2.2 0.8- 5.3 29 6.4 3.8-10.6 35 10.6 6.8-16.1 323 80.8 74.6-85.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 116 7 2.9 1.2- 6.8 13 16.1 8.4-28.5 16 15.8 8.4-27.8 80 65.3 51.8-76.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 291 20 12.7 6.8-22.4 41 18.3 11.2-28.6 31 10.1 6.4-15.5 199 59.0 49.1-68.2
Some Post-H.S. 228 15 5.5 3.0- 9.8 31 15.8 9.6-24.8 32 15.0 9.2-23.6 150 63.8 54.0-72.5
College Graduate 251 10 5.6 2.4-12.1 33 17.8 10.9-27.7 32 18.0 10.2-29.8 176 58.6 47.9-68.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 87 8 5.3 2.3-11.8 14 24.9 13.0-42.3 13 18.0 8.6-33.8 52 51.8 36.1-67.2
$15,000- 24,999 145 12 16.8 7.4-33.7 23 16.7 9.6-27.5 19 14.1 7.2-25.9 91 52.4 39.1-65.4
$25,000- 34,999 103 10 11.5 4.2-28.1 14 22.5 12.0-38.2 13 9.9 4.6-19.9 66 56.1 41.3-69.9
$35,000- 49,999 118 2 5.4 1.2-21.7 16 10.2 5.7-17.6 21 15.4 9.2-24.5 79 69.0 56.9-78.9
$50,000-74,999 113 6 3.9 1.5- 9.6 22 19.1 10.8-31.6 13 17.2 9.2-29.9 72 59.8 46.7-71.7
$75,000+ 180 9 3.8 1.8- 8.0 21 16.3 9.0-27.6 18 15.1 6.8-30.4 132 64.8 51.7-76.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 398 22 6.3 2.9-12.9 50 18.3 12.0-26.9 51 11.7 8.1-16.5 275 63.8 55.4-71.4
No 451 28 8.8 5.3-14.2 61 16.2 11.4-22.6 55 15.9 10.5-23.2 307 59.2 51.6-66.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 200 11 5.5 2.6-11.2 18 8.9 5.2-15.0 20 9.9 5.8-16.3 151 75.7 67.5-82.4
Non-Veteran 687 41 8.3 5.2-13.1 100 20.2 15.1-26.4 91 15.9 11.5-21.6 455 55.6 49.2-61.8

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*Asked only of respondents who reported smoking 100 cigarettes in their entire lifetime and now smoke not at all (for any length of time).

^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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