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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Tobacco Use

Do you now smoke cigarettes everyday, some days, or not at all?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Everyday Some days Not at all
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,663 1,475 32.4 30.2-34.7 554 12.3 10.7-14.1 3,634 55.3 53.0-57.5
-Eastern NC 1,490 425 33.3 29.1-37.9 160 13.3 10.0-17.5 905 53.4 48.8-57.9
GENDER
Male 630 178 32.9 26.9-39.6 67 14.9 9.7-22.1 385 52.1 45.4-58.8
Female 860 247 33.9 28.2-40.0 93 11.3 8.5-14.7 520 54.9 49.1-60.5
RACE
White 1,053 285 33.6 28.3-39.3 87 10.8 7.1-16.2 681 55.6 50.0-61.2
African American 300 98 34.5 26.8-43.0 59 22.6 15.3-32.1 143 42.9 34.8-51.5
Other Minorities 128 41 31.1 19.2-46.1 12 11.9 4.9-25.8 75 57.1 41.8-71.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 47 9 13.7 5.4-30.7 3 10.0 1.9-39.3 35 76.3 54.0-89.9
Non-Hispanic 1,439 415 34.3 29.9-39.0 157 13.5 10.1-17.8 867 52.3 47.6-56.8
AGE
18-24 46 32 69.5 46.4-85.8 6 24.2 9.3-49.7 8 6.3 2.6-14.2
25-34 118 59 42.2 29.8-55.7 19 17.6 8.8-32.1 40 40.1 27.3-54.5
35-44 160 59 31.7 22.6-42.4 19 12.6 6.2-23.9 82 55.7 44.5-66.4
45-54 291 119 39.2 31.4-47.6 37 11.9 7.7-17.7 135 49.0 40.8-57.2
55-64 372 100 24.4 18.4-31.7 45 9.8 6.7-14.3 227 65.7 58.2-72.5
65+ 492 53 8.2 5.7-11.8 32 8.8 5.3-14.3 407 83.0 77.3-87.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 229 83 39.0 29.4-49.4 28 16.9 9.7-27.6 118 44.2 34.6-54.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 526 173 40.3 32.8-48.3 55 15.1 9.0-24.1 298 44.6 37.3-52.2
Some Post-H.S. 410 130 36.7 28.3-45.9 47 10.3 6.3-16.6 233 53.0 44.4-61.4
College Graduate 323 39 11.4 7.0-18.1 30 11.0 6.3-18.5 254 77.5 69.2-84.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 205 80 37.7 27.7-48.9 38 27.5 17.0-41.3 87 34.7 25.4-45.4
$15,000- 24,999 285 106 48.5 38.8-58.3 31 8.2 5.1-12.9 148 43.3 34.2-52.9
$25,000- 34,999 184 54 29.3 18.3-43.3 22 14.6 5.6-32.9 108 56.1 42.1-69.3
$35,000- 49,999 180 44 26.5 18.4-36.5 17 10.5 5.8-18.2 119 63.0 52.8-72.2
$50,000-74,999 175 38 22.8 14.2-34.4 20 15.6 8.1-28.1 117 61.6 49.5-72.4
$75,000+ 242 45 26.8 16.5-40.4 16 6.9 2.9-15.2 181 66.3 53.5-77.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 676 194 32.6 26.7-39.1 77 13.8 8.8-21.1 405 53.6 46.8-60.2
No 753 214 33.5 27.4-40.2 78 13.2 9.0-18.9 461 53.3 46.9-59.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 305 72 24.3 17.8-32.2 30 9.0 4.9-16.0 203 66.7 58.3-74.2
Non-Veteran 1,184 352 35.7 30.7-41.0 130 14.4 10.5-19.5 702 49.9 44.7-55.1

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported ever smoking at least 100 or more cigarettes.

^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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