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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Tobacco Use

Have you smoked at least 100 cigarettes in your entire life?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,092 5,670 44.3 42.8-45.8 6,422 55.7 54.2-57.2
-Eastern NC 3,134 1,490 44.6 41.6-47.6 1,644 55.4 52.4-58.4
GENDER
Male 1,086 630 51.3 46.4-56.2 456 48.7 43.8-53.6
Female 2,048 860 38.3 34.8-41.9 1,188 61.7 58.1-65.2
RACE
White 2,087 1,053 49.5 45.7-53.2 1,034 50.5 46.8-54.3
African American 744 300 35.4 30.1-41.0 444 64.6 59.0-69.9
Other Minorities 286 128 34.3 25.3-44.5 158 65.7 55.5-74.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 132 47 24.0 15.5-35.1 85 76.0 64.9-84.5
Non-Hispanic 2,995 1,439 46.3 43.3-49.4 1,556 53.7 50.6-56.7
AGE
18-24 130 46 37.7 26.3-50.6 84 62.3 49.4-73.7
25-34 317 118 37.1 29.4-45.6 199 62.9 54.4-70.6
35-44 427 160 34.6 28.5-41.4 267 65.4 58.6-71.5
45-54 575 291 50.3 44.3-56.3 284 49.7 43.7-55.7
55-64 684 372 57.5 51.9-63.0 312 42.5 37.0-48.1
65+ 969 492 50.9 46.2-55.5 477 49.1 44.5-53.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 429 229 53.5 45.6-61.1 200 46.5 38.9-54.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,008 526 50.6 44.8-56.4 482 49.4 43.6-55.2
Some Post-H.S. 833 410 43.4 37.8-49.2 423 56.6 50.8-62.2
College Graduate 861 323 33.7 29.0-38.9 538 66.3 61.1-71.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 380 205 53.4 44.1-62.5 175 46.6 37.5-55.9
$15,000- 24,999 547 285 46.8 39.4-54.5 262 53.2 45.5-60.6
$25,000- 34,999 350 184 50.3 41.1-59.5 166 49.7 40.5-58.9
$35,000- 49,999 379 180 40.2 33.1-47.7 199 59.8 52.3-66.9
$50,000-74,999 378 175 43.2 35.9-50.8 203 56.8 49.2-64.1
$75,000+ 567 242 41.1 34.5-48.1 325 58.9 51.9-65.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,245 676 57.4 52.8-61.9 569 42.6 38.1-47.2
No 1,750 753 38.8 34.9-42.8 997 61.2 57.2-65.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 500 305 54.1 47.3-60.7 195 45.9 39.3-52.7
Non-Veteran 2,633 1,184 42.6 39.2-46.0 1,449 57.4 54.0-60.8

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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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