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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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During the past 30 days, did you smoke cigars, cigarillos, also
known as little cigars or "blacks"?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Less than 7 days 7 to 29 days All 30 days None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 991 39 6.8 4.5-10.3 51 6.5 4.4- 9.6 39 4.3 2.5- 7.2 862 82.4 77.9-86.1
-Piedmont NC 516 19 5.6 3.2- 9.6 34 9.4 5.9-14.7 20 5.3 2.5-10.7 443 79.8 73.2-85.0
GENDER
Male 213 11 7.5 3.7-14.9 21 13.4 7.6-22.7 12 8.9 3.9-18.9 169 70.2 59.6-78.9
Female 303 *** *** *** 13 5.0 2.4-10.1 *** *** *** 274 90.2 84.7-93.9
RACE
White 391 12 4.8 2.3- 9.9 22 8.1 4.3-14.7 17 6.1 2.7-13.5 340 81.0 72.8-87.1
African American 92 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other minorities 28 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 17 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 498 16 5.1 2.7- 9.2 32 9.2 5.6-14.7 18 4.6 2.0-10.3 432 81.1 74.4-86.4
AGE
18-34 87 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 222 *** *** *** 12 4.3 2.1- 8.5 14 10.3 4.6-21.4 188 79.5 68.8-87.2
55-64 116 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 104 89.8 77.6-95.7
65-74 56 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 30 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 91 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 169 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 143 84.4 76.1-90.1
Some Post-H.S. 151 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 105 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 93 90.3 81.2-95.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 100 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 122 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 106 86.7 75.4-93.3
$25,000- 34,999 47 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 57 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 124 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 179 *** *** *** 12 10.1 5.1-19.3 *** *** *** 153 80.6 70.3-87.9
No 336 14 6.2 3.2-11.6 22 9.1 5.0-16.2 11 5.3 2.0-13.2 289 79.4 70.9-85.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 60 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 456 17 5.4 2.9- 9.7 28 9.3 5.6-15.0 17 5.4 2.5-11.4 394 79.9 72.9-85.5

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*Asked of those who have smoked at least 100 cigarettes in their lifetime and currently smoke 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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