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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Tobacco Use

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
-Piedmont NC 6,988 5,900 81.1 79.3-82.7 1,088 18.9 17.3-20.7
GENDER
Male 2,616 2,153 77.1 74.0-79.9 463 22.9 20.1-26.0
Female 4,372 3,747 84.8 82.9-86.5 625 15.2 13.5-17.1
RACE
White 5,528 4,710 81.6 79.7-83.4 818 18.4 16.6-20.3
African American 1,083 857 77.9 73.3-82.0 226 22.1 18.0-26.7
Other Minorities 335 296 83.2 74.6-89.3 39 16.8 10.7-25.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 242 220 90.8 81.9-95.6 22 9.2 4.4-18.1
Non-Hispanic 6,724 5,660 80.3 78.4-82.0 1,064 19.7 18.0-21.6
AGE
18-24 177 136 73.6 64.1-81.4 41 26.4 18.6-35.9
25-34 531 426 77.6 72.3-82.1 105 22.4 17.9-27.7
35-44 1,042 858 82.0 78.6-85.0 184 18.0 15.0-21.4
45-54 1,388 1,095 78.2 74.8-81.4 293 21.8 18.6-25.2
55-64 1,537 1,292 83.6 81.0-85.8 245 16.4 14.2-19.0
65+ 2,242 2,031 90.3 88.3-91.9 211 9.7 8.1-11.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 814 621 66.6 59.8-72.7 193 33.4 27.3-40.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,877 1,459 72.1 67.9-75.9 418 27.9 24.1-32.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,671 1,391 81.0 77.7-83.9 280 19.0 16.1-22.3
College Graduate 2,613 2,416 92.9 91.3-94.2 197 7.1 5.8- 8.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 673 468 63.9 57.8-69.6 205 36.1 30.4-42.2
$15,000- 24,999 991 775 76.8 71.8-81.2 216 23.2 18.8-28.2
$25,000- 34,999 699 572 78.5 73.2-82.9 127 21.5 17.1-26.8
$35,000- 49,999 868 717 79.2 73.9-83.7 151 20.8 16.3-26.1
$50,000-74,999 961 847 86.3 82.4-89.5 114 13.7 10.5-17.6
$75,000+ 1,713 1,576 88.7 85.9-91.0 137 11.3 9.0-14.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,453 1,960 73.4 69.7-76.8 493 26.6 23.2-30.3
No 4,239 3,682 84.4 82.4-86.2 557 15.6 13.8-17.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 895 739 79.8 75.4-83.6 156 20.2 16.4-24.6
Non-Veteran 6,089 5,157 81.2 79.3-83.0 932 18.8 17.0-20.7

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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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