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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 1,964 1,033 52.7 49.5-55.8 931 47.3 44.2-50.5
GENDER
Male 766 469 58.5 53.5-63.4 297 41.5 36.6-46.5
Female 1,198 564 47.2 43.4-51.1 634 52.8 48.9-56.6
RACE
White 1,802 945 51.7 48.5-54.9 857 48.3 45.1-51.5
African American 49 28 68.3 48.2-83.4 21 31.7 16.6-51.8
Other Minorities 99 55 62.2 43.0-78.2 44 37.8 21.8-57.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 43 24 66.1 46.9-81.2 19 33.9 18.8-53.1
Non-Hispanic 1,918 1,008 52.1 48.9-55.2 910 47.9 44.8-51.1
AGE
18-24 45 14 33.0 17.9-52.7 31 67.0 47.3-82.1
25-34 127 59 51.1 40.6-61.4 68 48.9 38.6-59.4
35-44 242 129 52.8 45.5-60.0 113 47.2 40.0-54.5
45-54 317 181 55.0 48.0-61.8 136 45.0 38.2-52.0
55-64 461 248 55.7 50.4-60.9 213 44.3 39.1-49.6
65+ 752 392 54.9 50.7-59.0 360 45.1 41.0-49.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 291 193 70.1 62.3-76.9 98 29.9 23.1-37.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 605 311 53.8 47.9-59.6 294 46.2 40.4-52.1
Some Post-H.S. 510 287 54.7 48.6-60.6 223 45.3 39.4-51.4
College Graduate 554 242 40.7 35.6-46.1 312 59.3 53.9-64.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 272 166 65.5 57.5-72.7 106 34.5 27.3-42.5
$15,000- 24,999 366 229 65.9 59.0-72.2 137 34.1 27.8-41.0
$25,000- 34,999 244 126 58.5 49.7-66.8 118 41.5 33.2-50.3
$35,000- 49,999 257 135 55.4 47.2-63.4 122 44.6 36.6-52.8
$50,000-74,999 253 112 40.8 33.5-48.6 141 59.2 51.4-66.5
$75,000+ 247 113 41.1 33.8-48.9 134 58.9 51.1-66.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 845 497 60.6 55.8-65.2 348 39.4 34.8-44.2
No 1,053 504 48.2 44.0-52.5 549 51.8 47.5-56.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 280 190 64.7 56.6-72.0 90 35.3 28.0-43.4
Non-Veteran 1,684 843 50.9 47.5-54.3 841 49.1 45.7-52.5

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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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