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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Tobacco Use

How long has it been since you last smoked a cigarette, even one or two puffs?*

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Total
Respond.^
Less than 1 year ago 1 to 5 years ago 5 to 10 years ago 10 or more years ago
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,490 214 12.0 10.2-14.0 326 16.5 14.4-18.8 284 11.9 10.3-13.7 1,666 59.7 56.9-62.3
-Eastern NC 755 64 12.0 8.8-16.3 104 19.4 15.0-24.7 94 12.3 9.3-16.1 493 56.3 51.0-61.5
GENDER
Male 366 30 12.7 8.3-19.0 47 19.9 13.8-27.8 42 10.8 7.3-15.7 247 56.6 49.1-63.8
Female 389 34 11.0 7.0-16.8 57 18.6 13.2-25.5 52 14.5 9.7-21.2 246 55.9 48.6-63.0
RACE
White 493 41 11.3 7.7-16.3 68 19.5 14.4-26.0 63 14.1 10.3-19.0 321 55.1 48.8-61.2
African American 129 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other minorities 120 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 27 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 721 58 11.5 8.2-15.7 95 18.5 14.1-23.9 92 12.7 9.5-16.6 476 57.3 51.9-62.7
AGE
18-34 61 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 160 23 12.6 7.6-20.1 33 24.6 16.2-35.5 30 18.7 11.6-28.8 74 44.1 34.4-54.2
55-64 177 *** *** *** 22 12.8 7.4-21.1 27 14.1 8.5-22.4 120 68.1 58.3-76.5
65-74 205 *** *** *** *** *** *** 20 7.5 4.1-13.1 161 82.0 74.1-87.9
75+ 138 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 116 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 197 20 14.1 7.9-23.9 24 15.3 9.5-23.7 27 13.8 8.7-21.1 126 56.9 47.1-66.1
Some Post-H.S. 226 23 11.4 6.7-18.7 39 25.6 17.0-36.6 30 14.6 8.8-23.3 134 48.4 39.3-57.6
College Graduate 215 *** *** *** 23 11.9 7.0-19.7 23 11.3 6.8-18.2 162 70.3 61.0-78.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 93 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 152 26 16.2 9.9-25.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 56 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 102 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 227 *** *** *** 31 14.9 9.4-22.8 28 14.1 8.4-22.6 160 66.1 56.9-74.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 267 25 12.0 6.6-20.7 34 14.4 9.0-22.5 28 11.6 7.0-18.4 180 62.1 52.9-70.4
No 482 39 12.2 8.4-17.3 70 21.4 15.9-28.2 65 12.6 9.0-17.4 308 53.9 47.4-60.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 164 *** *** *** 16 13.2 7.3-22.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 591 52 11.3 7.9-16.0 88 21.4 16.1-27.9 78 12.9 9.5-17.5 373 54.3 48.2-60.4
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 540 40 10.0 6.8-14.5 74 19.5 14.5-25.8 68 11.2 8.2-15.2 358 59.2 53.0-65.1
No 215 24 20.5 12.2-32.4 30 18.6 11.7-28.2 *** *** *** 135 44.3 35.0-54.1

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*This question was asked of those who reported smoking 100+ cigarettes, but no longer smoke.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2013
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 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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