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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Tobacco Use

Do you now smoke cigarettes everyday, some days, or not at all?*

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Total
Respond.^
Everyday Some days Not at all
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,052 1,099 31.3 29.4-33.3 444 13.4 11.9-15.0 2,509 55.3 53.2-57.4
-Piedmont NC 2,289 592 30.7 28.1-33.4 252 13.9 12.0-16.1 1,445 55.4 52.6-58.1
GENDER
Male 1,069 265 29.8 26.3-33.7 123 15.2 12.4-18.5 681 55.0 51.0-58.8
Female 1,220 327 31.8 28.2-35.7 129 12.3 9.9-15.2 764 55.9 51.9-59.7
RACE
White 1,795 460 30.3 27.4-33.4 157 11.0 9.0-13.3 1,178 58.6 55.5-61.8
African American 377 104 33.9 27.6-41.0 77 25.9 20.1-32.6 196 40.2 33.9-46.8
Other minorities 97 21 24.0 15.1-35.9 18 16.3 9.7-26.1 *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 93 *** *** *** 20 21.2 13.5-31.8 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,184 579 31.7 29.0-34.5 229 13.4 11.4-15.7 1,376 54.9 52.0-57.8
AGE
18-34 280 113 44.6 37.8-51.6 64 23.0 17.8-29.3 103 32.3 26.6-38.7
35-54 639 235 36.6 32.2-41.4 93 15.7 12.4-19.7 311 47.7 42.9-52.5
55-64 513 129 23.8 19.4-28.8 53 9.3 6.8-12.7 331 66.9 61.6-71.8
65-74 506 87 16.3 12.6-21.0 30 4.9 3.2- 7.7 389 78.7 73.8-82.9
75+ 342 25 6.3 3.8-10.3 *** *** *** 307 87.2 79.2-92.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 343 103 37.1 30.2-44.6 43 12.9 8.9-18.2 197 50.0 42.9-57.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 681 231 40.0 35.1-45.0 71 13.3 10.1-17.4 379 46.7 41.8-51.7
Some Post-H.S. 657 167 29.6 25.1-34.4 74 14.7 11.2-19.1 416 55.7 50.7-60.7
College Graduate 606 91 13.0 10.1-16.4 62 14.0 10.2-18.9 453 73.0 67.9-77.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 280 104 44.0 36.1-52.2 47 19.1 13.8-25.9 129 36.9 29.8-44.6
$15,000- 24,999 469 156 39.9 34.1-45.9 49 11.7 8.4-16.2 264 48.4 42.5-54.4
$25,000- 34,999 235 69 31.1 23.6-39.6 29 18.6 12.0-27.7 137 50.3 41.5-59.1
$35,000- 49,999 282 76 32.7 25.4-41.0 27 11.7 7.5-17.9 179 55.6 47.6-63.4
$50,000+ 617 97 17.7 14.1-22.0 50 11.1 7.9-15.5 470 71.2 66.1-75.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 761 208 33.5 28.9-38.4 90 14.9 11.4-19.1 463 51.6 46.8-56.5
No 1,517 381 29.5 26.4-32.8 161 13.6 11.3-16.3 975 56.9 53.5-60.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 371 75 23.8 18.4-30.2 23 8.5 5.1-13.7 273 67.8 61.0-73.9
Non-Veteran 1,917 517 31.9 29.1-34.9 229 14.9 12.7-17.3 1,171 53.2 50.2-56.2
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 850 229 32.7 28.4-37.3 83 11.8 9.1-15.3 538 55.5 50.8-60.1
No 1,439 363 29.9 26.7-33.3 169 14.8 12.4-17.6 907 55.3 51.8-58.7

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported ever smoking at least 100 or more cigarettes.

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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