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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 3,835 3,234 81.9 80.3-83.4 601 18.1 16.6-19.7
GENDER
Male 1,651 1,341 79.2 76.6-81.5 310 20.8 18.5-23.4
Female 2,184 1,893 84.5 82.5-86.4 291 15.5 13.6-17.5
RACE
White 2,700 2,295 82.2 80.3-84.0 405 17.8 16.0-19.7
African American 777 625 78.1 74.3-81.4 152 21.9 18.6-25.7
Other minorities 309 271 88.5 83.5-92.1 38 11.5 7.9-16.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 303 268 90.0 85.8-93.0 35 10.0 7.0-14.2
Non-Hispanic 3,505 2,942 81.2 79.5-82.8 563 18.8 17.2-20.5
AGE
18-34 712 579 80.4 76.8-83.6 133 19.6 16.4-23.2
35-54 1,164 947 78.9 76.0-81.5 217 21.1 18.5-24.0
55-64 736 594 80.4 77.0-83.5 142 19.6 16.5-23.0
65-74 680 599 88.4 85.4-90.9 81 11.6 9.1-14.6
75+ 489 464 94.9 92.0-96.7 25 5.1 3.3- 8.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 462 349 72.8 67.6-77.4 113 27.2 22.6-32.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 968 761 76.9 73.5-80.0 207 23.1 20.0-26.5
Some Post-H.S. 976 807 81.3 78.2-84.0 169 18.7 16.0-21.8
College Graduate 1,412 1,302 92.1 90.3-93.6 110 7.9 6.4- 9.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 385 276 69.3 63.5-74.6 109 30.7 25.4-36.5
$15,000- 24,999 600 464 74.0 69.3-78.1 136 26.0 21.9-30.7
$25,000- 34,999 349 278 77.7 72.2-82.4 71 22.3 17.6-27.8
$35,000- 49,999 424 367 79.7 73.7-84.6 57 20.3 15.4-26.3
$50,000+ 1,320 1,185 88.4 86.0-90.4 135 11.6 9.6-14.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 974 769 74.5 70.9-77.8 205 25.5 22.2-29.1
No 2,841 2,451 84.0 82.2-85.6 390 16.0 14.4-17.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 454 378 78.1 72.7-82.7 76 21.9 17.3-27.3
Non-Veteran 3,377 2,853 82.4 80.7-83.9 524 17.6 16.1-19.3
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,394 1,148 80.2 77.4-82.7 246 19.8 17.3-22.6
No 2,441 2,086 82.9 80.9-84.7 355 17.1 15.3-19.1

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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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