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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Tobacco Use

Current Smoker*

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Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,702 7,159 79.8 78.6-80.9 1,543 20.2 19.1-21.4
-Eastern NC 2,641 2,151 79.1 76.8-81.3 490 20.9 18.7-23.2
GENDER
Male 1,008 794 76.3 72.5-79.6 214 23.7 20.4-27.5
Female 1,633 1,357 81.9 79.1-84.4 276 18.1 15.6-20.9
RACE
White 1,514 1,228 77.6 74.7-80.3 286 22.4 19.7-25.3
African American 636 527 81.2 76.5-85.1 109 18.8 14.9-23.5
Other minorities 448 358 80.7 73.0-86.7 90 19.3 13.3-27.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 109 95 85.5 76.1-91.7 14 14.5 8.3-23.9
Non-Hispanic 2,518 2,044 78.7 76.3-80.9 474 21.3 19.1-23.7
AGE
18-34 422 308 74.0 68.7-78.6 114 26.0 21.4-31.3
35-54 759 570 75.9 71.8-79.6 189 24.1 20.4-28.2
55-64 569 464 82.2 77.7-86.0 105 17.8 14.0-22.3
65-74 497 437 89.5 85.6-92.4 60 10.5 7.6-14.4
75+ 365 344 93.3 89.0-96.0 21 6.7 4.0-11.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 373 293 75.7 68.9-81.5 80 24.3 18.5-31.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 790 599 73.0 68.4-77.1 191 27.0 22.9-31.6
Some Post-H.S. 763 612 80.4 76.3-83.9 151 19.6 16.1-23.7
College Graduate 713 645 89.7 86.2-92.4 68 10.3 7.6-13.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 373 264 65.6 58.1-72.3 109 34.4 27.7-41.9
$15,000- 24,999 485 368 74.3 68.6-79.3 117 25.7 20.7-31.4
$25,000- 34,999 277 212 69.9 61.7-77.1 65 30.1 22.9-38.3
$35,000- 49,999 313 258 80.8 73.8-86.3 55 19.2 13.7-26.2
$50,000+ 699 630 89.1 85.5-91.9 69 10.9 8.1-14.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 820 619 70.9 66.1-75.3 201 29.1 24.7-33.9
No 1,802 1,517 81.9 79.3-84.3 285 18.1 15.7-20.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 433 344 75.1 69.3-80.2 89 24.9 19.8-30.7
Non-Veteran 2,207 1,806 80.0 77.5-82.3 401 20.0 17.7-22.5
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,946 1,567 78.7 76.1-81.2 379 21.3 18.8-23.9
No 695 584 80.8 76.1-84.8 111 19.2 15.2-23.9

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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 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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