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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 6,988 3,148 43.5 42.1-44.9 3,840 56.5 55.1-57.9
-Eastern NC 2,169 1,025 45.3 42.7-47.9 1,144 54.7 52.1-57.3
GENDER
Male 895 508 51.9 47.9-55.9 387 48.1 44.1-52.1
Female 1,274 517 39.5 36.2-42.9 757 60.5 57.1-63.8
RACE
White 1,413 732 51.0 47.8-54.3 681 49.0 45.7-52.2
African American 543 200 34.3 29.7-39.3 343 65.7 60.7-70.3
Other minorities 188 81 37.1 29.0-45.9 107 62.9 54.1-71.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 122 38 26.6 19.1-35.8 84 73.4 64.2-80.9
Non-Hispanic 2,037 980 46.3 43.7-49.0 1,057 53.7 51.0-56.3
AGE
18-34 380 145 37.0 31.8-42.6 235 63.0 57.4-68.2
35-54 585 257 44.4 39.8-49.1 328 55.6 50.9-60.2
55-64 503 271 55.5 50.4-60.5 232 44.5 39.5-49.6
65-74 406 218 55.9 50.1-61.5 188 44.1 38.5-49.9
75+ 275 127 44.1 37.4-51.0 148 55.9 49.0-62.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 271 138 50.3 43.1-57.5 133 49.7 42.5-56.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 661 328 49.8 45.1-54.5 333 50.2 45.5-54.9
Some Post-H.S. 619 311 44.8 40.2-49.5 308 55.2 50.5-59.8
College Graduate 611 245 34.8 30.6-39.2 366 65.2 60.8-69.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 252 142 56.3 48.7-63.6 110 43.7 36.4-51.3
$15,000- 24,999 360 172 47.8 41.4-54.4 188 52.2 45.6-58.6
$25,000- 34,999 242 121 48.8 41.0-56.7 121 51.2 43.3-59.0
$35,000- 49,999 255 125 49.5 42.2-56.8 130 50.5 43.2-57.8
$50,000+ 638 285 39.7 35.2-44.4 353 60.3 55.6-64.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 644 367 58.6 53.8-63.3 277 41.4 36.7-46.2
No 1,506 649 40.7 37.7-43.7 857 59.3 56.3-62.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 364 220 58.7 52.6-64.7 144 41.3 35.3-47.4
Non-Veteran 1,803 804 42.6 39.8-45.5 999 57.4 54.5-60.2
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,802 842 44.5 41.6-47.3 960 55.5 52.7-58.4
No 367 183 50.3 44.1-56.5 184 49.7 43.5-55.9

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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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