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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 1,963 1,607 78.4 75.6-81.0 356 21.6 19.0-24.4
GENDER
Male 766 621 76.8 72.0-80.9 145 23.2 19.1-28.0
Female 1,197 986 80.0 76.6-83.0 211 20.0 17.0-23.4
RACE
White 1,801 1,484 79.7 77.0-82.2 317 20.3 17.8-23.0
African American 49 36 61.8 37.1-81.6 13 38.2 18.4-62.9
Other Minorities 99 74 66.6 48.3-81.0 25 33.4 19.0-51.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 43 33 70.1 47.1-86.1 10 29.9 13.9-52.9
Non-Hispanic 1,917 1,571 78.7 75.9-81.3 346 21.3 18.7-24.1
AGE
18-24 45 36 77.1 57.1-89.5 9 22.9 10.5-42.9
25-34 127 90 67.2 56.4-76.5 37 32.8 23.5-43.6
35-44 242 175 73.3 66.3-79.3 67 26.7 20.7-33.7
45-54 317 226 71.9 65.3-77.7 91 28.1 22.3-34.7
55-64 461 379 83.4 79.2-86.9 82 16.6 13.1-20.8
65+ 751 683 91.2 88.5-93.3 68 8.8 6.7-11.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 291 210 64.7 56.5-72.1 81 35.3 27.9-43.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 604 480 73.4 67.6-78.6 124 26.6 21.4-32.4
Some Post-H.S. 510 409 78.1 72.5-82.9 101 21.9 17.1-27.5
College Graduate 554 504 91.9 88.9-94.2 50 8.1 5.8-11.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 272 194 64.5 56.2-72.1 78 35.5 27.9-43.8
$15,000- 24,999 365 272 67.6 59.9-74.4 93 32.4 25.6-40.1
$25,000- 34,999 244 197 73.4 63.4-81.4 47 26.6 18.6-36.6
$35,000- 49,999 257 218 77.7 68.2-85.0 39 22.3 15.0-31.8
$50,000-74,999 253 225 87.3 80.9-91.8 28 12.7 8.2-19.1
$75,000+ 247 229 94.3 90.4-96.7 18 5.7 3.3- 9.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 845 665 73.6 68.9-77.7 180 26.4 22.3-31.1
No 1,052 889 81.4 77.6-84.7 163 18.6 15.3-22.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 280 244 84.7 76.8-90.2 36 15.3 9.8-23.2
Non-Veteran 1,683 1,363 77.5 74.5-80.3 320 22.5 19.7-25.5

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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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