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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 6,419 2,889 44.4 42.4-46.3 3,530 55.6 53.7-57.6
GENDER
Male 2,452 1,347 51.1 48.0-54.1 1,105 48.9 45.9-52.0
Female 3,967 1,542 38.1 35.7-40.5 2,425 61.9 59.5-64.3
RACE
White 4,898 2,320 48.2 46.0-50.5 2,578 51.8 49.5-54.0
African American 1,073 418 38.0 33.7-42.5 655 62.0 57.5-66.3
Other minorities 398 129 29.5 23.4-36.4 269 70.5 63.6-76.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 315 100 31.5 24.4-39.6 215 68.5 60.4-75.6
Non-Hispanic 6,085 2,780 45.5 43.5-47.5 3,305 54.5 52.5-56.5
AGE
18-34 793 257 34.1 30.0-38.5 536 65.9 61.5-70.0
35-54 2,146 879 44.4 41.3-47.6 1,267 55.6 52.4-58.7
55-64 1,315 675 54.5 50.5-58.5 640 45.5 41.5-49.5
65-74 1,154 637 60.7 56.5-64.8 517 39.3 35.2-43.5
75+ 927 412 46.7 41.8-51.7 515 53.3 48.3-58.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 734 435 59.2 53.3-64.8 299 40.8 35.2-46.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,739 863 48.4 44.6-52.2 876 51.6 47.8-55.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,534 770 45.9 42.2-49.7 764 54.1 50.3-57.8
College Graduate 2,388 815 30.8 28.2-33.5 1,573 69.2 66.5-71.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 648 341 50.4 44.3-56.6 307 49.6 43.4-55.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,052 560 53.0 48.1-57.9 492 47.0 42.1-51.9
$25,000- 34,999 580 296 48.9 42.4-55.4 284 51.1 44.6-57.6
$35,000- 49,999 748 326 38.9 33.8-44.3 422 61.1 55.7-66.2
$50,000+ 2,254 894 39.9 36.8-43.1 1,360 60.1 56.9-63.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,749 950 55.2 51.3-59.1 799 44.8 40.9-48.7
No 4,349 1,809 41.3 39.0-43.6 2,540 58.7 56.4-61.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 804 537 66.3 60.9-71.3 267 33.7 28.7-39.1
Non-Veteran 5,612 2,351 41.8 39.7-43.9 3,261 58.2 56.1-60.3

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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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