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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 6,982 5,817 80.9 79.7-82.1 1,165 19.1 17.9-20.3
-Eastern NC 2,167 1,777 79.5 77.3-81.6 390 20.5 18.4-22.7
GENDER
Male 894 697 75.9 72.3-79.2 197 24.1 20.8-27.7
Female 1,273 1,080 82.7 79.9-85.2 193 17.3 14.8-20.1
RACE
White 1,411 1,167 78.8 75.9-81.5 244 21.2 18.5-24.1
African American 543 448 81.4 77.0-85.1 95 18.6 14.9-23.0
Other minorities 188 142 79.5 72.1-85.4 46 20.5 14.6-27.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 121 101 85.7 77.5-91.3 20 14.3 8.7-22.5
Non-Hispanic 2,036 1,669 79.3 76.9-81.4 367 20.7 18.6-23.1
AGE
18-34 380 290 75.8 70.6-80.3 90 24.2 19.7-29.4
35-54 584 466 78.8 74.7-82.4 118 21.2 17.6-25.3
55-64 503 382 75.3 70.7-79.5 121 24.7 20.5-29.3
65-74 405 356 85.9 81.3-89.6 49 14.1 10.4-18.7
75+ 275 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 269 204 73.5 66.5-79.5 65 26.5 20.5-33.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 661 513 74.5 70.1-78.4 148 25.5 21.6-29.9
Some Post-H.S. 619 500 80.9 77.0-84.3 119 19.1 15.7-23.0
College Graduate 611 554 90.4 87.2-92.9 57 9.6 7.1-12.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 252 177 68.2 60.8-74.8 75 31.8 25.2-39.2
$15,000- 24,999 360 278 75.1 69.0-80.3 82 24.9 19.7-31.0
$25,000- 34,999 242 188 75.1 67.7-81.3 54 24.9 18.7-32.3
$35,000- 49,999 255 211 78.8 71.8-84.4 44 21.2 15.6-28.2
$50,000+ 638 562 86.7 83.0-89.8 76 13.3 10.2-17.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 643 494 72.0 67.4-76.3 149 28.0 23.7-32.6
No 1,505 1,271 82.3 79.7-84.7 234 17.7 15.3-20.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 364 291 74.2 68.1-79.5 73 25.8 20.5-31.9
Non-Veteran 1,801 1,485 80.6 78.2-82.9 316 19.4 17.1-21.8
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,800 1,469 79.6 77.2-81.9 331 20.4 18.1-22.8
No 367 308 79.0 73.1-83.9 59 21.0 16.1-26.9

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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 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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