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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 6,994 3,147 42.4 40.5-44.3 3,847 57.6 55.7-59.5
GENDER
Male 2,619 1,443 50.2 47.1-53.4 1,176 49.8 46.6-52.9
Female 4,375 1,704 35.0 32.8-37.2 2,671 65.0 62.8-67.2
RACE
White 5,533 2,567 44.7 42.6-46.8 2,966 55.3 53.2-57.4
African American 1,083 451 38.1 33.5-43.0 632 61.9 57.0-66.5
Other Minorities 336 112 35.2 27.3-43.9 224 64.8 56.1-72.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 242 74 32.4 23.5-42.9 168 67.6 57.1-76.5
Non-Hispanic 6,730 3,062 43.1 41.2-45.1 3,668 56.9 54.9-58.8
AGE
18-24 178 54 32.2 24.0-41.6 124 67.8 58.4-76.0
25-34 532 206 43.3 37.8-49.0 326 56.7 51.0-62.2
35-44 1,042 336 32.5 28.9-36.4 706 67.5 63.6-71.1
45-54 1,390 629 45.4 41.9-49.0 761 54.6 51.0-58.1
55-64 1,538 784 50.6 47.4-53.9 754 49.4 46.1-52.6
65+ 2,242 1,109 50.4 47.6-53.3 1,133 49.6 46.7-52.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 815 463 57.2 51.1-63.2 352 42.8 36.8-48.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,879 944 49.9 45.8-54.1 935 50.1 45.9-54.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,673 817 44.5 40.8-48.2 856 55.5 51.8-59.2
College Graduate 2,614 921 30.1 27.7-32.7 1,693 69.9 67.3-72.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 675 376 56.0 50.1-61.6 299 44.0 38.4-49.9
$15,000- 24,999 991 548 49.7 44.1-55.3 443 50.3 44.7-55.9
$25,000- 34,999 700 358 52.8 46.9-58.6 342 47.2 41.4-53.1
$35,000- 49,999 869 421 46.8 41.5-52.2 448 53.2 47.8-58.5
$50,000-74,999 962 396 39.3 34.8-43.9 566 60.7 56.1-65.2
$75,000+ 1,713 608 33.5 30.4-36.7 1,105 66.5 63.3-69.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,454 1,321 54.3 50.9-57.6 1,133 45.7 42.4-49.1
No 4,244 1,708 37.6 35.3-39.9 2,536 62.4 60.1-64.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 895 583 60.7 55.8-65.3 312 39.3 34.7-44.2
Non-Veteran 6,095 2,563 40.2 38.2-42.3 3,532 59.8 57.7-61.8

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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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