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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 5,401 1,457 33.6 31.5-35.7 563 13.2 11.7-14.9 3,381 53.2 51.0-55.4
-Eastern NC 1,490 432 34.6 30.6-38.8 167 14.5 11.6-17.9 891 50.9 46.7-55.1
GENDER
Male 664 178 32.5 27.0-38.6 56 13.5 9.6-18.6 430 54.0 47.9-59.9
Female 826 254 37.6 32.3-43.3 111 15.9 12.0-20.6 461 46.5 41.0-52.1
RACE
White 1,067 295 33.0 28.3-38.0 105 13.5 10.2-17.6 667 53.6 48.6-58.5
African American 280 93 40.4 31.3-50.2 39 18.3 11.7-27.4 148 41.4 32.4-50.9
Other minorities 134 *** *** *** 22 11.2 5.9-20.4 *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 48 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,439 419 34.8 30.8-39.2 155 14.0 11.1-17.6 865 51.1 46.8-55.4
AGE
18-34 197 89 43.8 34.6-53.5 48 28.8 21.0-38.2 60 27.3 19.7-36.6
35-54 437 184 42.4 35.5-49.6 53 11.2 7.6-16.3 200 46.3 39.2-53.6
55-64 355 87 28.1 21.4-36.0 33 7.2 4.5-11.5 235 64.6 56.8-71.8
65-74 287 53 15.7 10.7-22.5 22 4.5 2.5- 8.2 212 79.7 72.7-85.4
75+ 202 14 3.5 1.8- 6.4 *** *** *** 178 92.0 87.0-95.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 223 78 37.9 28.9-47.8 28 13.2 7.9-21.4 117 48.9 39.2-58.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 513 166 39.7 32.8-47.1 67 16.9 11.8-23.6 280 43.4 36.6-50.5
Some Post-H.S. 399 119 33.0 25.8-41.1 47 13.6 8.9-20.1 233 53.4 45.4-61.2
College Graduate 353 68 19.1 13.5-26.4 25 11.6 6.6-19.5 260 69.2 60.9-76.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 235 108 58.6 48.2-68.3 32 12.9 7.3-21.8 95 28.5 20.5-38.2
$15,000- 24,999 266 87 38.8 29.7-48.8 35 11.6 6.4-20.0 144 49.6 39.8-59.5
$25,000- 34,999 154 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 210 69 38.9 29.3-49.3 20 13.3 7.5-22.5 121 47.9 38.2-57.7
$50,000+ 393 81 25.6 18.5-34.2 33 9.9 6.0-15.8 279 64.6 56.1-72.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 542 155 35.8 29.2-42.9 49 8.8 5.6-13.5 338 55.4 48.4-62.3
No 873 253 33.7 28.6-39.2 107 16.4 12.6-21.1 513 49.9 44.4-55.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 325 73 25.9 19.3-33.9 17 9.9 5.0-18.7 235 64.2 55.4-72.1
Non-Veteran 1,165 359 36.9 32.2-41.8 150 15.7 12.4-19.6 656 47.4 42.7-52.2

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported ever smoking at least 100 or more cigarettes.

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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