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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 5,078 2,290 43.0 41.2-44.9 2,788 57.0 55.1-58.8
GENDER
Male 1,998 1,070 50.3 47.5-53.2 928 49.7 46.8-52.5
Female 3,080 1,220 36.4 34.1-38.8 1,860 63.6 61.2-65.9
RACE
White 3,682 1,796 47.6 45.4-49.9 1,886 52.4 50.1-54.6
African American 975 377 38.6 34.5-42.8 598 61.4 57.2-65.5
Other minorities 349 97 22.3 17.9-27.6 252 77.7 72.4-82.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 318 93 27.8 22.6-33.8 225 72.2 66.2-77.4
Non-Hispanic 4,732 2,185 44.4 42.4-46.3 2,547 55.6 53.7-57.6
AGE
18-34 816 280 33.6 29.9-37.5 536 66.4 62.5-70.1
35-54 1,578 640 41.3 38.3-44.4 938 58.7 55.6-61.7
55-64 999 513 52.9 48.8-56.9 486 47.1 43.1-51.2
65-74 895 506 58.8 54.5-63.0 389 41.2 37.0-45.5
75+ 743 342 50.1 45.1-55.1 401 49.9 44.9-54.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 663 343 53.1 48.1-58.1 320 46.9 41.9-51.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,356 681 49.2 45.5-52.8 675 50.8 47.2-54.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,339 657 43.3 39.8-46.9 682 56.7 53.1-60.2
College Graduate 1,715 607 31.1 28.4-33.9 1,108 68.9 66.1-71.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 558 280 50.2 44.4-55.9 278 49.8 44.1-55.6
$15,000- 24,999 869 469 54.1 49.8-58.4 400 45.9 41.6-50.2
$25,000- 34,999 470 235 46.4 40.3-52.6 235 53.6 47.4-59.7
$35,000- 49,999 588 282 46.1 40.7-51.6 306 53.9 48.4-59.3
$50,000+ 1,595 617 36.2 33.2-39.3 978 63.8 60.7-66.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,350 761 56.8 53.1-60.5 589 43.2 39.5-46.9
No 3,703 1,518 39.3 37.2-41.4 2,185 60.7 58.6-62.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 566 372 65.5 60.3-70.4 194 34.5 29.6-39.7
Non-Veteran 4,509 1,917 40.6 38.7-42.6 2,592 59.4 57.4-61.3
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,843 850 45.5 42.3-48.7 993 54.5 51.3-57.7
No 3,235 1,440 42.0 39.8-44.3 1,795 58.0 55.7-60.2

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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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