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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 1,032 279 32.7 28.7-37.0 77 8.2 6.1-11.0 676 59.0 54.7-63.2
GENDER
Male 469 116 32.7 26.8-39.4 29 7.0 4.3-11.1 324 60.3 53.7-66.5
Female 563 163 32.7 27.7-38.2 48 9.7 6.7-13.7 352 57.6 52.0-63.0
RACE
White 944 250 31.7 27.7-36.0 67 7.6 5.6-10.1 627 60.7 56.4-64.9
African American 28 8 43.9 18.4-73.2 5 12.0 3.7-32.9 15 44.1 20.5-70.7
Other Minorities 55 21 45.8 25.3-67.8 4 7.9 1.5-32.6 30 46.3 25.4-68.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 24 7 29.1 10.5-59.1 3 16.1 3.9-47.2 14 54.8 27.6-79.4
Non-Hispanic 1,007 272 33.0 28.9-37.3 74 7.8 5.8-10.4 661 59.2 54.9-63.3
AGE
18-24 14 8 65.6 35.0-87.1 1 3.8 0.5-23.8 5 30.6 10.6-62.0
25-34 59 31 56.4 41.6-70.1 6 7.8 2.8-19.7 22 35.8 23.2-50.7
35-44 129 50 36.3 27.1-46.6 17 14.2 8.4-23.1 62 49.5 39.2-59.8
45-54 181 70 41.4 32.8-50.6 21 9.7 5.8-15.6 90 48.9 40.1-57.8
55-64 248 63 23.0 17.8-29.3 19 6.8 3.8-11.9 166 70.1 63.3-76.2
65+ 391 55 13.0 9.6-17.4 13 3.0 1.6- 5.6 323 84.0 79.3-87.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 193 67 39.9 30.8-49.8 14 10.5 5.8-18.3 112 49.6 40.0-59.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 310 98 41.8 34.0-50.0 26 7.7 4.7-12.4 186 50.6 42.8-58.3
Some Post-H.S. 287 76 29.4 22.6-37.4 25 10.6 6.0-18.1 186 60.0 51.6-67.7
College Graduate 242 38 15.6 10.8-22.0 12 4.2 2.1- 8.2 192 80.2 73.5-85.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 166 68 46.4 36.5-56.6 10 7.8 3.5-16.3 88 45.9 36.1-56.0
$15,000- 24,999 228 76 41.5 32.4-51.2 17 7.7 3.8-15.1 135 50.8 41.4-60.2
$25,000- 34,999 126 33 33.6 22.0-47.6 14 11.9 6.0-22.3 79 54.5 41.6-66.8
$35,000- 49,999 135 29 30.5 19.5-44.2 10 9.7 4.1-21.4 96 59.8 46.7-71.6
$50,000-74,999 112 21 24.2 15.1-36.4 7 6.9 2.9-15.4 84 68.9 56.8-78.8
$75,000+ 113 11 8.7 4.4-16.5 7 5.2 2.2-11.6 95 86.1 77.4-91.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 497 143 35.8 30.1-42.0 37 7.8 5.2-11.6 317 56.4 50.3-62.2
No 503 125 30.0 24.4-36.2 38 8.5 5.5-12.9 340 61.5 55.2-67.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 190 29 20.3 12.4-31.2 7 3.4 1.5- 7.7 154 76.3 65.6-84.4
Non-Veteran 842 250 35.0 30.5-39.8 70 9.1 6.7-12.3 522 55.9 51.1-60.5

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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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