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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 11,505 5,405 46.6 45.1-48.1 6,100 53.4 51.9-54.9
-Eastern NC 3,131 1,492 48.8 45.8-51.7 1,639 51.2 48.3-54.2
GENDER
Male 1,096 665 59.9 55.2-64.4 431 40.1 35.6-44.8
Female 2,035 827 38.5 35.0-42.0 1,208 61.5 58.0-65.0
RACE
White 2,091 1,069 52.3 48.7-55.8 1,022 47.7 44.2-51.3
African American 696 280 41.7 35.7-47.9 416 58.3 52.1-64.3
Other minorities 322 134 45.4 35.7-55.4 188 54.6 44.6-64.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 163 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,957 1,441 49.9 46.9-53.0 1,516 50.1 47.0-53.1
AGE
18-34 470 197 44.2 37.9-50.6 273 55.8 49.4-62.1
35-54 943 437 49.3 44.3-54.3 506 50.7 45.7-55.7
55-64 691 357 54.4 48.7-60.0 334 45.6 40.0-51.3
65-74 543 287 56.8 50.4-62.9 256 43.2 37.1-49.6
75+ 448 202 44.9 37.8-52.3 246 55.1 47.7-62.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 439 223 53.3 45.3-61.0 216 46.7 39.0-54.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 976 514 55.1 50.0-60.1 462 44.9 39.9-50.0
Some Post-H.S. 846 400 45.3 39.9-50.8 446 54.7 49.2-60.1
College Graduate 865 353 38.3 33.6-43.2 512 61.7 56.8-66.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 431 236 58.1 50.4-65.4 195 41.9 34.6-49.6
$15,000- 24,999 522 266 49.5 42.4-56.7 256 50.5 43.3-57.6
$25,000- 34,999 303 154 47.2 37.9-56.7 149 52.8 43.3-62.1
$35,000- 49,999 428 210 48.7 41.5-56.0 218 51.3 44.0-58.5
$50,000+ 883 393 50.3 44.9-55.7 490 49.7 44.3-55.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 973 542 61.0 55.8-65.9 431 39.0 34.1-44.2
No 2,006 874 44.2 40.6-47.9 1,132 55.8 52.1-59.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 506 325 63.5 56.8-69.7 181 36.5 30.3-43.2
Non-Veteran 2,623 1,167 46.0 42.7-49.3 1,456 54.0 50.7-57.3

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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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