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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 2,887 730 32.8 30.0-35.7 305 12.9 10.9-15.1 1,852 54.3 51.4-57.3
GENDER
Male 1,346 304 31.6 27.5-35.9 125 12.4 9.8-15.6 917 56.0 51.7-60.2
Female 1,541 426 34.3 30.5-38.3 180 13.4 10.8-16.6 935 52.3 48.3-56.2
RACE
White 2,318 560 31.7 28.6-35.1 204 10.2 8.2-12.5 1,554 58.1 54.7-61.4
African American 418 129 36.9 30.0-44.4 78 21.7 16.3-28.4 211 41.4 34.6-48.5
Other minorities 129 *** *** *** 21 18.1 10.2-30.0 *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 100 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,778 713 33.3 30.4-36.3 287 12.4 10.4-14.6 1,778 54.4 51.3-57.4
AGE
18-34 257 103 42.7 35.2-50.5 56 20.2 14.9-26.8 98 37.1 29.9-44.9
35-54 878 322 40.7 36.0-45.6 109 12.1 9.2-15.7 447 47.2 42.5-52.0
55-64 675 165 26.5 21.6-32.0 81 13.2 9.7-17.6 429 60.3 54.6-65.8
65-74 636 107 14.5 10.7-19.3 31 4.7 2.6- 8.5 498 80.8 75.4-85.3
75+ 412 28 7.2 4.0-12.4 23 6.3 3.4-11.4 361 86.5 80.2-91.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 435 148 45.0 37.5-52.7 41 11.7 7.7-17.4 246 43.3 36.1-50.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 862 261 36.6 31.6-41.8 100 11.7 8.8-15.2 501 51.8 46.6-56.9
Some Post-H.S. 770 196 30.0 25.1-35.3 89 16.3 12.2-21.3 485 53.8 48.2-59.2
College Graduate 814 124 18.6 14.5-23.6 75 10.6 7.8-14.2 615 70.8 65.5-75.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 341 154 55.2 47.1-63.2 37 14.3 9.0-21.9 150 30.5 24.0-37.7
$15,000- 24,999 560 183 41.9 35.0-49.1 70 13.4 9.7-18.3 307 44.7 38.0-51.6
$25,000- 34,999 296 67 29.3 21.3-38.9 33 17.6 11.3-26.4 196 53.0 43.9-61.9
$35,000- 49,999 326 71 27.4 20.7-35.4 34 11.2 7.0-17.4 221 61.4 53.3-68.9
$50,000+ 893 155 22.5 18.2-27.5 89 13.0 9.6-17.4 649 64.5 59.2-69.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 950 258 34.7 29.7-40.0 90 10.8 8.0-14.4 602 54.5 49.3-59.7
No 1,807 432 31.0 27.6-34.7 196 13.2 10.8-16.0 1,179 55.8 52.0-59.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 537 85 20.4 15.2-26.7 32 7.6 4.7-12.1 420 72.0 65.4-77.8
Non-Veteran 2,349 645 35.1 32.0-38.4 273 13.9 11.7-16.4 1,431 51.0 47.8-54.3

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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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