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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

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
-Piedmont NC 6,417 5,382 79.8 78.0-81.4 1,035 20.2 18.6-22.0
GENDER
Male 2,451 2,022 77.5 74.7-80.1 429 22.5 19.9-25.3
Female 3,966 3,360 81.8 79.7-83.7 606 18.2 16.3-20.3
RACE
White 4,896 4,132 79.8 77.8-81.7 764 20.2 18.3-22.2
African American 1,073 866 77.7 73.6-81.3 207 22.3 18.7-26.4
Other minorities 398 342 84.3 77.9-89.1 56 15.7 10.9-22.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 315 281 85.4 78.3-90.5 34 14.6 9.5-21.7
Non-Hispanic 6,083 5,083 79.2 77.4-80.9 1,000 20.8 19.1-22.6
AGE
18-34 793 634 78.5 74.6-82.0 159 21.5 18.0-25.4
35-54 2,145 1,714 76.6 73.7-79.3 431 23.4 20.7-26.3
55-64 1,315 1,069 78.4 74.6-81.7 246 21.6 18.3-25.4
65-74 1,153 1,015 88.4 84.9-91.1 138 11.6 8.9-15.1
75+ 927 876 93.7 90.5-95.9 51 6.3 4.1- 9.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 734 545 66.4 60.5-71.9 189 33.6 28.1-39.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,738 1,377 76.7 73.4-79.7 361 23.3 20.3-26.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,534 1,249 78.8 75.4-81.8 285 21.2 18.2-24.6
College Graduate 2,387 2,188 91.0 89.0-92.7 199 9.0 7.3-11.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 648 457 64.9 58.8-70.6 191 35.1 29.4-41.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,052 799 70.7 65.7-75.1 253 29.3 24.9-34.3
$25,000- 34,999 580 480 77.0 70.7-82.4 100 23.0 17.6-29.3
$35,000- 49,999 748 643 85.0 80.8-88.4 105 15.0 11.6-19.2
$50,000+ 2,253 2,009 85.8 83.2-88.2 244 14.2 11.8-16.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,749 1,401 74.9 71.2-78.3 348 25.1 21.7-28.8
No 4,347 3,719 81.7 79.7-83.6 628 18.3 16.4-20.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 804 687 81.5 76.6-85.5 117 18.5 14.5-23.4
Non-Veteran 5,610 4,692 79.5 77.7-81.3 918 20.5 18.7-22.3

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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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