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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 11,737 5,530 46.5 45.3-47.6 6,207 53.5 52.4-54.7
-Eastern NC 3,856 1,871 48.2 46.1-50.2 1,985 51.8 49.8-53.9
GENDER
Male 1,475 867 56.2 52.9-59.4 608 43.8 40.6-47.1
Female 2,381 1,004 40.6 38.1-43.2 1,377 59.4 56.8-61.9
RACE
White 2,414 1,262 52.4 49.9-54.9 1,152 47.6 45.1-50.1
African American 860 343 42.1 37.7-46.6 517 57.9 53.4-62.3
Other minorities 552 257 38.6 32.4-45.1 295 61.4 54.9-67.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 202 66 34.5 27.0-43.0 136 65.5 57.0-73.0
Non-Hispanic 3,643 1,800 49.1 47.0-51.3 1,843 50.9 48.7-53.0
AGE
18-34 621 226 38.7 34.3-43.4 395 61.3 56.6-65.7
35-54 1,156 559 50.4 46.9-54.0 597 49.6 46.0-53.1
55-64 817 444 54.4 50.0-58.6 373 45.6 41.4-50.0
65-74 712 388 56.0 51.3-60.6 324 44.0 39.4-48.7
75+ 506 237 49.5 44.0-55.0 269 50.5 45.0-56.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 498 270 61.6 55.8-67.1 228 38.4 32.9-44.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,166 600 51.5 47.8-55.2 566 48.5 44.8-52.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,079 558 46.9 43.1-50.8 521 53.1 49.2-56.9
College Graduate 1,101 438 34.9 31.6-38.4 663 65.1 61.6-68.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 506 283 55.3 49.2-61.2 223 44.7 38.8-50.8
$15,000- 24,999 677 359 54.4 49.3-59.4 318 45.6 40.6-50.7
$25,000- 34,999 436 216 49.0 42.9-55.2 220 51.0 44.8-57.1
$35,000- 49,999 488 254 51.0 45.3-56.7 234 49.0 43.3-54.7
$50,000+ 1,076 466 42.6 39.0-46.3 610 57.4 53.7-61.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,129 658 61.2 57.3-64.9 471 38.8 35.1-42.7
No 2,707 1,205 44.1 41.7-46.6 1,502 55.9 53.4-58.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 580 363 60.4 55.3-65.3 217 39.6 34.7-44.7
Non-Veteran 3,274 1,508 45.9 43.6-48.2 1,766 54.1 51.8-56.4

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 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).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

**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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