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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Tobacco Use

Current Smoker*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,501 9,481 78.2 76.9-79.5 2,020 21.8 20.5-23.1
-Eastern NC 3,129 2,530 76.1 73.3-78.6 599 23.9 21.4-26.7
GENDER
Male 1,095 861 72.4 67.8-76.6 234 27.6 23.4-32.2
Female 2,034 1,669 79.4 76.3-82.2 365 20.6 17.8-23.7
RACE
White 2,089 1,689 75.7 72.3-78.8 400 24.3 21.2-27.7
African American 696 564 75.6 69.7-80.6 132 24.4 19.4-30.3
Other minorities 322 258 79.4 71.2-85.8 64 20.6 14.2-28.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 163 139 82.6 71.2-90.1 24 17.4 9.9-28.8
Non-Hispanic 2,955 2,381 75.6 72.8-78.2 574 24.4 21.8-27.2
AGE
18-34 470 333 67.9 61.6-73.6 137 32.1 26.4-38.4
35-54 943 706 73.6 69.0-77.7 237 26.4 22.3-31.0
55-64 689 569 80.8 75.7-85.0 120 19.2 15.0-24.3
65-74 543 468 88.5 84.3-91.7 75 11.5 8.3-15.7
75+ 448 424 96.4 94.1-97.8 24 3.6 2.2- 5.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 439 333 72.8 65.7-78.8 106 27.2 21.2-34.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 975 742 68.8 63.6-73.7 233 31.2 26.3-36.4
Some Post-H.S. 845 679 78.9 74.0-83.1 166 21.1 16.9-26.0
College Graduate 865 772 88.2 84.2-91.3 93 11.8 8.7-15.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 430 290 58.5 50.5-66.0 140 41.5 34.0-49.5
$15,000- 24,999 522 400 75.0 68.4-80.7 122 25.0 19.3-31.6
$25,000- 34,999 303 243 76.4 67.6-83.4 60 23.6 16.6-32.4
$35,000- 49,999 428 339 74.6 67.5-80.6 89 25.4 19.4-32.5
$50,000+ 883 769 82.2 76.9-86.5 114 17.8 13.5-23.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 973 769 72.8 67.7-77.4 204 27.2 22.6-32.3
No 2,005 1,645 77.8 74.5-80.8 360 22.2 19.2-25.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 506 416 77.3 70.7-82.7 90 22.7 17.3-29.3
Non-Veteran 2,621 2,112 75.8 72.8-78.6 509 24.2 21.4-27.2

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*Data in this table were derived from the tobacco use questions 1 and 2.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).

**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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