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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 1,955 1,569 75.8 72.4-78.9 386 24.2 21.1-27.6
GENDER
Male 748 592 72.5 67.0-77.4 156 27.5 22.6-33.0
Female 1,207 977 78.8 74.7-82.5 230 21.2 17.5-25.3
RACE
White 1,796 1,456 77.0 73.6-80.1 340 23.0 19.9-26.4
Other minorities 147 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,901 1,524 76.1 72.8-79.1 377 23.9 20.9-27.2
AGE
18-34 165 118 67.0 57.0-75.7 47 33.0 24.3-43.0
35-54 552 396 70.5 64.9-75.5 156 29.5 24.5-35.1
55-64 465 369 80.3 75.4-84.4 96 19.7 15.6-24.6
65-74 422 365 87.0 82.6-90.4 57 13.0 9.6-17.4
75+ 333 305 92.7 89.2-95.1 28 7.3 4.9-10.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 282 195 60.0 50.8-68.5 87 40.0 31.5-49.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 587 452 74.5 68.6-79.6 135 25.5 20.4-31.4
Some Post-H.S. 513 405 76.5 69.8-82.1 108 23.5 17.9-30.2
College Graduate 571 515 90.4 86.6-93.2 56 9.6 6.8-13.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 298 182 51.5 41.8-61.2 116 48.5 38.8-58.2
$15,000- 24,999 375 284 69.5 61.0-76.9 91 30.5 23.1-39.0
$25,000- 34,999 236 195 80.3 72.0-86.5 41 19.7 13.5-28.0
$35,000- 49,999 232 190 81.1 72.9-87.2 42 18.9 12.8-27.1
$50,000+ 470 420 89.4 85.2-92.4 50 10.6 7.6-14.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 691 521 69.6 63.6-75.0 170 30.4 25.0-36.4
No 1,181 988 79.5 75.5-83.1 193 20.5 16.9-24.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 274 222 76.9 67.9-83.9 52 23.1 16.1-32.1
Non-Veteran 1,681 1,347 75.7 72.0-79.0 334 24.3 21.0-28.0

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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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