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2013 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 8,705 4,055 45.3 43.9-46.7 4,650 54.7 53.3-56.1
-Eastern NC 2,643 1,250 47.1 44.4-49.9 1,393 52.9 50.1-55.6
GENDER
Male 1,009 582 55.8 51.5-60.0 427 44.2 40.0-48.5
Female 1,634 668 38.7 35.4-42.2 966 61.3 57.8-64.6
RACE
White 1,515 781 53.0 49.6-56.3 734 47.0 43.7-50.4
African American 637 240 36.0 30.9-41.5 397 64.0 58.5-69.1
Other minorities 448 211 43.4 34.5-52.8 237 56.6 47.2-65.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 109 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,520 1,200 47.5 44.6-50.3 1,320 52.5 49.7-55.4
AGE
18-34 422 175 40.8 35.2-46.7 247 59.2 53.3-64.8
35-54 759 350 47.1 42.4-51.9 409 52.9 48.1-57.6
55-64 570 285 52.3 46.9-57.7 285 47.7 42.3-53.1
65-74 498 266 56.4 50.2-62.3 232 43.6 37.7-49.8
75+ 365 159 49.8 42.7-56.9 206 50.2 43.1-57.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 373 196 56.5 48.8-63.8 177 43.5 36.2-51.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 790 389 48.1 43.2-53.1 401 51.9 46.9-56.8
Some Post-H.S. 764 378 46.4 41.5-51.4 386 53.6 48.6-58.5
College Graduate 713 285 38.6 34.0-43.4 428 61.4 56.6-66.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 374 203 54.8 47.1-62.2 171 45.2 37.8-52.9
$15,000- 24,999 485 270 54.7 48.4-60.8 215 45.3 39.2-51.6
$25,000- 34,999 277 122 48.1 40.0-56.3 155 51.9 43.7-60.0
$35,000- 49,999 313 157 51.7 44.0-59.4 156 48.3 40.6-56.0
$50,000+ 699 297 42.4 37.5-47.5 402 57.6 52.5-62.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 822 470 58.4 53.4-63.3 352 41.6 36.7-46.6
No 1,802 770 43.3 40.1-46.6 1,032 56.7 53.4-59.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 434 254 61.8 55.8-67.5 180 38.2 32.5-44.2
Non-Veteran 2,208 996 43.9 40.9-47.0 1,212 56.1 53.0-59.1
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,948 923 47.5 44.3-50.6 1,025 52.5 49.4-55.7
No 695 327 45.5 40.1-51.1 368 54.5 48.9-59.9

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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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