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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 2,020 114 9.5 7.0-12.6 288 18.1 15.5-21.0 204 12.9 10.5-15.7 1,414 59.6 56.0-63.1
GENDER
Male 959 44 10.3 6.7-15.6 130 17.3 13.8-21.4 83 12.5 9.1-16.9 702 59.9 54.6-65.1
Female 1,061 70 8.4 5.9-11.8 158 19.1 15.5-23.3 121 13.3 10.5-16.8 712 59.2 54.6-63.5
RACE
White 1,712 87 6.7 4.9- 9.1 235 18.2 15.4-21.4 172 12.9 10.4-15.8 1,218 62.2 58.6-65.8
African American 225 20 18.3 10.3-30.4 42 19.6 13.0-28.6 23 12.3 6.6-21.8 140 49.8 39.7-59.9
Other Minorities 71 7 21.9 7.9-47.7 9 14.4 6.5-28.9 8 14.1 5.3-32.6 47 49.7 30.8-68.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 50 3 20.2 5.7-51.4 9 12.0 4.9-26.8 11 29.2 13.4-52.5 27 38.6 19.6-61.9
Non-Hispanic 1,961 111 8.7 6.6-11.5 278 18.5 15.8-21.5 193 11.8 9.6-14.3 1,379 61.0 57.6-64.4
AGE
18-24 11 6 73.1 42.4-90.9 4 24.6 7.8-55.6 1 2.3 0.3-16.1 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 99 16 19.5 10.3-33.9 43 40.2 28.7-52.8 27 25.2 16.1-37.2 13 15.1 7.1-29.5
35-44 146 11 6.3 3.2-12.4 31 19.5 12.8-28.6 38 28.1 19.1-39.3 66 46.0 35.9-56.4
45-54 328 29 9.0 5.9-13.6 60 16.3 12.0-21.7 38 13.6 8.8-20.4 201 61.1 54.0-67.9
55-64 531 27 5.1 3.3- 7.8 72 13.1 9.9-17.2 46 6.9 4.8- 9.8 386 74.9 70.0-79.2
65+ 886 24 2.6 1.5- 4.4 75 8.4 6.3-11.1 53 4.7 3.4- 6.6 734 84.3 81.0-87.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 266 18 14.4 6.4-29.2 31 12.0 7.1-19.7 31 18.5 10.9-29.6 186 55.1 44.1-65.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 519 34 14.8 9.0-23.4 82 18.3 13.6-24.3 53 12.4 8.5-17.8 350 54.4 47.2-61.4
Some Post-H.S. 520 23 5.9 3.4-10.1 85 21.5 16.7-27.3 52 12.5 8.4-18.1 360 60.1 53.7-66.2
College Graduate 713 39 6.3 4.0- 9.8 90 17.8 13.4-23.2 67 11.4 7.9-16.2 517 64.6 58.6-70.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 169 18 13.6 7.3-24.0 33 22.5 14.3-33.5 15 13.4 5.4-29.4 103 50.4 38.7-62.1
$15,000- 24,999 326 16 6.4 3.5-11.4 52 16.4 11.1-23.7 37 20.4 13.0-30.4 221 56.8 48.0-65.2
$25,000- 34,999 225 13 21.3 9.9-39.9 28 17.7 10.5-28.4 23 6.6 3.9-11.2 161 54.4 41.5-66.8
$35,000- 49,999 266 16 7.2 2.7-18.0 43 23.3 16.1-32.5 28 12.3 7.4-19.6 179 57.2 47.8-66.1
$50,000-74,999 273 14 5.9 3.1-10.7 47 24.5 17.4-33.3 28 13.1 7.3-22.3 184 56.6 47.8-65.0
$75,000+ 464 20 7.5 4.3-13.0 55 14.6 10.3-20.3 48 14.3 9.9-20.3 341 63.5 56.7-69.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 812 48 7.4 5.2-10.4 123 19.7 15.3-24.9 70 8.3 5.7-11.8 571 64.7 59.3-69.7
No 1,130 64 11.3 7.7-16.3 154 17.8 14.5-21.6 127 14.8 11.6-18.7 785 56.2 51.3-60.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 422 11 2.2 1.0- 4.5 43 15.5 10.3-22.6 28 6.5 3.8-10.8 340 75.9 68.8-81.8
Non-Veteran 1,597 103 11.1 8.2-14.9 245 18.7 15.8-21.9 176 14.3 11.6-17.6 1,073 55.9 51.8-59.9

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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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