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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Current Smoker*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,085 10,056 80.2 78.9-81.5 2,029 19.8 18.5-21.1
-Eastern NC 3,134 2,549 79.2 76.4-81.8 585 20.8 18.2-23.6
GENDER
Male 1,086 841 75.5 70.6-79.7 245 24.5 20.3-29.4
Female 2,048 1,708 82.7 79.6-85.5 340 17.3 14.5-20.4
RACE
White 2,087 1,715 78.1 74.2-81.5 372 21.9 18.5-25.8
African American 744 587 79.8 74.8-84.0 157 20.2 16.0-25.2
Other Minorities 286 233 85.3 77.7-90.6 53 14.7 9.4-22.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 132 120 94.3 86.6-97.7 12 5.7 2.3-13.4
Non-Hispanic 2,995 2,423 77.9 74.9-80.6 572 22.1 19.4-25.1
AGE
18-24 130 92 64.6 51.6-75.9 38 35.4 24.1-48.4
25-34 317 239 77.8 70.3-83.8 78 22.2 16.2-29.7
35-44 427 349 84.7 79.2-88.9 78 15.3 11.1-20.8
45-54 575 419 74.3 68.8-79.2 156 25.7 20.8-31.2
55-64 684 539 80.3 75.5-84.4 145 19.7 15.6-24.5
65+ 969 884 91.3 88.2-93.7 85 8.7 6.3-11.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 429 318 70.2 62.4-76.9 111 29.8 23.1-37.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,008 780 72.0 66.1-77.2 228 28.0 22.8-33.9
Some Post-H.S. 833 656 79.6 74.0-84.2 177 20.4 15.8-26.0
College Graduate 861 792 92.4 89.1-94.8 69 7.6 5.2-10.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 380 262 65.2 56.0-73.3 118 34.8 26.7-44.0
$15,000- 24,999 547 410 73.4 66.4-79.5 137 26.6 20.5-33.6
$25,000- 34,999 350 274 77.9 67.6-85.6 76 22.1 14.4-32.4
$35,000- 49,999 379 318 85.1 79.6-89.3 61 14.9 10.7-20.4
$50,000-74,999 378 320 83.4 76.2-88.8 58 16.6 11.2-23.8
$75,000+ 567 506 86.2 79.0-91.2 61 13.8 8.8-21.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,245 974 73.3 68.3-77.8 271 26.7 22.2-31.7
No 1,750 1,458 81.9 78.2-85.1 292 18.1 14.9-21.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 500 398 82.0 76.4-86.5 102 18.0 13.5-23.6
Non-Veteran 2,633 2,151 78.7 75.4-81.6 482 21.3 18.4-24.6

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*Data in this table were derived from the tobacco use questions 1 and 2.

^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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