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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 3,141 771 31.8 28.8-35.0 317 12.9 10.9-15.3 2,053 55.2 52.1-58.3
GENDER
Male 1,440 341 32.6 28.2-37.4 122 13.0 10.0-16.6 977 54.4 49.8-58.9
Female 1,701 430 30.8 27.1-34.8 195 12.8 10.4-15.6 1,076 56.4 52.5-60.2
RACE
White 2,562 609 30.8 27.6-34.2 209 10.4 8.5-12.7 1,744 58.8 55.5-62.0
African American 451 131 37.2 29.6-45.6 95 20.6 14.9-27.9 225 42.1 34.9-49.7
Other Minorities 111 28 30.3 17.3-47.3 11 17.8 8.4-34.0 72 51.9 36.4-67.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 74 10 12.0 3.5-34.0 12 16.3 6.6-34.9 52 71.6 51.3-85.8
Non-Hispanic 3,056 760 33.1 30.0-36.3 304 12.7 10.7-15.1 1,992 54.2 51.1-57.2
AGE
18-24 53 24 56.7 40.1-72.0 17 25.7 14.6-41.3 12 17.6 9.0-31.5
25-34 205 75 36.6 28.4-45.6 30 15.3 9.6-23.3 100 48.1 39.2-57.1
35-44 336 119 36.3 29.7-43.5 65 18.8 13.7-25.4 152 44.8 37.9-52.0
45-54 627 198 33.3 27.9-39.1 95 14.7 11.0-19.3 334 52.0 46.4-57.7
55-64 783 182 26.0 22.1-30.3 63 6.5 4.8- 8.7 538 67.5 63.1-71.7
65+ 1,109 170 15.9 13.0-19.3 41 3.4 2.3- 5.0 898 80.7 77.2-83.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 462 146 41.0 32.6-50.0 47 17.5 11.4-26.0 269 41.5 33.8-49.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 942 301 40.7 34.8-46.8 117 15.2 11.3-20.2 524 44.1 38.7-49.7
Some Post-H.S. 815 194 30.9 25.8-36.4 86 12.0 9.1-15.7 535 57.2 51.8-62.4
College Graduate 920 130 15.7 12.2-19.8 67 7.9 5.7-10.8 723 76.4 71.9-80.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 374 143 44.0 36.1-52.1 62 20.6 14.0-29.4 169 35.4 28.5-43.1
$15,000- 24,999 548 167 34.6 28.0-41.9 49 12.0 7.6-18.4 332 53.4 46.3-60.3
$25,000- 34,999 357 97 33.8 26.1-42.4 30 7.2 4.6-11.1 230 59.0 50.4-67.2
$35,000- 49,999 420 117 35.1 27.5-43.5 34 9.3 5.1-16.4 269 55.6 47.4-63.4
$50,000-74,999 395 82 25.1 18.6-33.1 32 9.7 6.1-15.0 281 65.2 57.3-72.3
$75,000+ 608 76 20.1 15.2-26.1 61 13.7 9.6-19.1 471 66.2 59.9-72.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,320 351 34.8 29.7-40.3 142 14.2 10.9-18.2 827 51.0 46.0-55.9
No 1,703 393 29.9 26.2-33.9 164 11.8 9.3-14.8 1,146 58.3 54.3-62.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 583 123 23.8 19.2-29.2 33 9.4 5.6-15.5 427 66.8 60.6-72.4
Non-Veteran 2,557 648 33.3 29.9-36.9 284 13.5 11.3-16.2 1,625 53.2 49.7-56.6

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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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