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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Tobacco Use

How long has it been since you last smoked a cigarette, even one or two puffs?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Less than 1 year ago 1 to 5 years ago 5 to 10 years ago 10 or more years ago
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,950 179 13.2 11.1-15.6 248 16.2 14.2-18.5 243 14.2 12.4-16.2 1,280 56.4 53.6-59.2
-Eastern NC 625 53 11.4 8.3-15.4 89 18.3 14.4-22.9 80 14.5 11.4-18.3 403 55.8 50.9-60.6
GENDER
Male 305 21 11.0 6.7-17.7 46 20.1 14.6-27.1 37 12.3 8.8-16.9 201 56.6 49.5-63.4
Female 320 32 11.7 8.0-17.0 43 16.3 11.3-22.9 43 17.0 12.2-23.2 202 55.0 48.1-61.7
RACE
White 482 41 12.0 8.5-16.7 62 17.6 13.1-23.1 66 15.6 12.0-20.1 313 54.8 49.2-60.4
African American 102 *** *** *** 17 19.0 11.3-30.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other minorities 34 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 17 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 605 50 11.3 8.1-15.4 86 18.3 14.4-23.1 74 13.9 10.8-17.7 395 56.5 51.5-61.5
AGE
18-34 55 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 134 16 10.2 6.0-16.9 26 19.7 12.9-28.9 29 21.6 15.1-30.0 63 48.5 39.2-57.9
55-64 149 *** *** *** 18 12.0 7.2-19.2 18 11.2 6.8-17.8 103 64.8 54.1-74.2
65-74 166 *** *** *** 16 10.3 5.7-17.7 20 12.4 7.7-19.3 126 74.7 66.2-81.7
75+ 115 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 101 88.0 79.6-93.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 70 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 177 18 12.9 7.9-20.3 32 21.0 13.9-30.5 22 12.6 8.2-19.0 105 53.5 44.6-62.2
Some Post-H.S. 191 14 8.4 4.7-14.5 25 17.1 11.0-25.6 32 19.3 13.3-27.2 120 55.3 46.7-63.6
College Graduate 186 16 11.5 6.7-19.2 18 11.6 7.1-18.4 18 11.4 6.9-18.3 134 65.4 56.8-73.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 63 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 89 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 67 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 81 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 208 *** *** *** 25 14.3 8.8-22.5 32 18.4 12.5-26.2 140 60.1 51.5-68.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 214 17 13.6 7.4-23.5 24 12.2 7.8-18.6 22 11.6 7.3-17.8 151 62.6 53.7-70.7
No 409 35 10.4 7.3-14.6 65 21.1 16.0-27.2 58 15.9 12.0-20.7 251 52.7 46.7-58.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 147 *** *** *** 17 15.1 8.3-26.0 14 9.9 5.7-16.5 105 63.9 53.5-73.2
Non-Veteran 478 42 11.5 8.0-16.2 72 19.2 14.8-24.6 66 15.9 12.2-20.4 298 53.5 47.9-59.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 503 44 12.1 8.6-16.8 68 17.7 13.4-23.0 64 14.3 10.9-18.5 327 55.9 50.3-61.3
No 122 *** *** *** 21 21.3 13.8-31.3 16 15.6 9.1-25.6 *** *** ***

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*This question was asked of those who reported smoking 100+ cigarettes, but no longer smoke.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 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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