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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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 8,702 7,159 79.8 78.6-80.9 1,543 20.2 19.1-21.4
-Piedmont NC 5,077 4,233 80.8 79.2-82.3 844 19.2 17.7-20.8
GENDER
Male 1,997 1,609 77.3 74.8-79.7 388 22.7 20.3-25.2
Female 3,080 2,624 83.9 82.0-85.7 456 16.1 14.3-18.0
RACE
White 3,681 3,064 80.3 78.4-82.1 617 19.7 17.9-21.6
African American 975 794 76.9 72.9-80.5 181 23.1 19.5-27.1
Other minorities 349 310 91.0 87.2-93.8 39 9.0 6.2-12.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 318 288 89.8 85.0-93.2 30 10.2 6.8-15.0
Non-Hispanic 4,731 3,923 80.0 78.3-81.6 808 20.0 18.4-21.7
AGE
18-34 816 639 77.3 73.6-80.5 177 22.7 19.5-26.4
35-54 1,577 1,249 78.4 75.7-80.8 328 21.6 19.2-24.3
55-64 999 817 82.5 79.3-85.3 182 17.5 14.7-20.7
65-74 895 778 87.5 84.4-90.0 117 12.5 10.0-15.6
75+ 743 708 93.6 89.2-96.3 35 6.4 3.7-10.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 663 517 73.4 68.4-77.9 146 26.6 22.1-31.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,356 1,054 73.8 70.4-76.9 302 26.2 23.1-29.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,339 1,098 80.8 77.9-83.5 241 19.2 16.5-22.1
College Graduate 1,714 1,561 91.6 89.7-93.2 153 8.4 6.8-10.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 558 407 68.3 62.6-73.5 151 31.7 26.5-37.4
$15,000- 24,999 869 664 72.1 67.9-75.9 205 27.9 24.1-32.1
$25,000- 34,999 470 372 77.0 71.2-81.8 98 23.0 18.2-28.8
$35,000- 49,999 588 485 79.5 74.5-83.8 103 20.5 16.2-25.5
$50,000+ 1,595 1,448 89.6 87.4-91.4 147 10.4 8.6-12.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,350 1,052 72.5 68.9-75.9 298 27.5 24.1-31.1
No 3,702 3,160 83.1 81.3-84.7 542 16.9 15.3-18.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 565 467 78.9 73.8-83.2 98 21.1 16.8-26.2
Non-Veteran 4,509 3,763 81.0 79.3-82.5 746 19.0 17.5-20.7
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,843 1,531 79.7 77.0-82.3 312 20.3 17.7-23.0
No 3,234 2,702 81.2 79.3-83.0 532 18.8 17.0-20.7

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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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