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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 3,142 784 29.8 27.8-31.9 381 14.0 12.5-15.7 1,977 56.1 54.0-58.3
-Eastern NC 1,023 269 32.3 28.7-36.1 121 12.9 10.6-15.7 633 54.8 51.0-58.5
GENDER
Male 507 138 32.9 28.0-38.2 59 13.5 10.1-17.7 310 53.6 48.3-58.8
Female 516 131 31.5 26.5-37.0 62 12.3 9.3-16.1 323 56.2 50.8-61.5
RACE
White 730 183 31.4 27.2-35.9 61 10.2 7.7-13.4 486 58.4 53.9-62.9
African American 200 52 33.2 25.4-42.0 43 21.1 15.2-28.5 105 45.8 37.7-54.1
Other minorities 81 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 37 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 979 251 31.8 28.2-35.7 116 12.9 10.5-15.8 612 55.3 51.4-59.1
AGE
18-34 145 63 47.5 38.5-56.6 27 18.0 12.2-25.7 55 34.5 26.5-43.6
35-54 256 82 34.5 28.1-41.4 36 13.4 9.3-18.9 138 52.1 45.2-59.0
55-64 271 82 30.4 24.3-37.3 39 14.0 10.0-19.4 150 55.5 48.4-62.4
65-74 217 33 17.6 12.3-24.4 16 7.7 4.4-13.3 168 74.7 67.3-81.0
75+ 127 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 136 46 39.2 29.6-49.6 19 13.8 8.3-22.1 71 47.0 37.1-57.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 328 112 38.8 32.6-45.5 36 12.5 8.6-17.7 180 48.7 42.3-55.2
Some Post-H.S. 311 79 30.2 24.3-36.8 40 12.4 8.7-17.2 192 57.4 50.8-63.8
College Graduate 245 32 14.2 9.7-20.3 25 13.4 8.6-20.2 188 72.5 65.0-78.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 142 50 38.3 29.2-48.4 25 18.2 11.8-26.9 67 43.5 34.1-53.3
$15,000- 24,999 172 53 35.7 27.2-45.2 29 16.4 10.8-24.1 90 47.9 38.7-57.2
$25,000- 34,999 121 *** *** *** 16 12.2 6.9-20.8 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 125 33 32.5 23.2-43.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 285 55 23.8 17.9-31.1 21 9.6 5.9-15.2 209 66.6 59.1-73.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 366 96 32.2 26.5-38.5 53 15.6 11.4-20.8 217 52.2 46.0-58.4
No 648 168 32.0 27.6-36.8 66 11.4 8.7-14.8 414 56.5 51.7-61.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 220 55 33.0 25.6-41.4 18 10.9 6.6-17.5 147 56.1 47.9-63.9
Non-Veteran 802 214 32.1 28.1-36.4 102 13.4 10.7-16.5 486 54.5 50.2-58.8
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 840 230 33.0 29.1-37.2 101 12.8 10.3-15.9 509 54.1 49.9-58.3
No 183 39 28.3 20.7-37.4 20 13.5 8.4-20.8 124 58.2 49.4-66.6

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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 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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