2018 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Tobacco Use

Use of Multiple Tobacco Products*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Use Use single product Use multiple products
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,919 3,055 76.2 74.4-77.9 738 19.9 18.3-21.6 126 3.9 3.1- 4.8
-Eastern NC 1,455 1,113 74.1 71.0-77.0 295 22.2 19.4-25.2 47 3.7 2.6- 5.2
GENDER
Male 645 463 68.7 63.7-73.3 153 26.3 22.0-31.2 29 5.0 3.2- 7.6
Female 810 650 78.8 74.8-82.4 142 18.6 15.2-22.5 18 2.6 1.5- 4.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 872 667 72.6 68.5-76.4 173 22.8 19.3-26.8 32 4.5 3.0- 6.8
Non-Hispanic Black 374 288 77.0 70.7-82.4 78 21.0 15.8-27.2 *** *** ***
Other 209 158 74.3 65.2-81.7 44 21.9 14.9-30.9 *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 230 154 66.3 58.8-73.1 60 26.9 20.7-34.1 16 6.8 4.0-11.4
35-44 196 134 68.2 60.1-75.4 51 26.8 20.0-34.7 *** *** ***
45-54 253 183 70.6 62.3-77.8 60 25.6 18.9-33.9 *** *** ***
55-64 278 213 77.9 70.1-84.1 58 19.8 13.8-27.6 *** *** ***
65-74 289 238 81.1 74.6-86.2 48 17.6 12.7-24.0 *** *** ***
75+ 184 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 185 113 57.2 47.9-65.9 63 38.5 29.9-47.9 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 397 284 69.8 63.1-75.7 97 26.6 20.8-33.2 16 3.7 2.1- 6.4
Some Post-H.S. 441 337 76.4 71.2-80.9 93 19.8 15.8-24.6 *** *** ***
College Graduate 430 377 87.8 83.5-91.1 42 9.0 6.2-12.8 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 156 86 51.7 41.4-61.8 60 42.2 32.3-52.9 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 249 177 69.7 62.1-76.4 68 28.4 21.9-36.0 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 143 114 76.4 65.7-84.6 24 20.1 12.4-30.9 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 172 135 74.7 65.3-82.3 29 20.4 13.5-29.5 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 189 162 81.9 73.4-88.1 24 15.9 10.2-23.9 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 257 213 81.2 74.4-86.5 38 15.2 10.5-21.4 *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 541 367 62.8 56.8-68.3 152 32.0 26.6-37.9 22 5.3 3.2- 8.4
No 912 745 80.4 76.9-83.5 142 16.7 13.9-20.1 25 2.9 1.8- 4.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 258 202 79.1 72.5-84.5 49 18.0 13.1-24.3 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,196 910 73.1 69.5-76.4 246 23.1 19.9-26.5 40 3.9 2.7- 5.6
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 91 65 74.8 64.1-83.1 22 21.4 13.8-31.8 *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 292 224 72.6 65.6-78.6 56 22.9 17.2-29.7 *** *** ***
Rural 1,072 824 74.6 70.8-78.1 217 22.0 18.7-25.7 31 3.4 2.2- 5.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 680 514 73.7 69.1-77.8 138 21.9 18.0-26.3 28 4.4 2.8- 6.9
Unemployed 56 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 447 387 85.9 81.0-89.7 56 13.3 9.5-18.2 *** *** ***
Unable to Work 187 107 55.2 45.6-64.4 70 40.1 31.0-49.8 *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 75 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 61 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 126 80 64.2 53.6-73.5 41 33.7 24.5-44.4 *** *** ***
101% to 150% 227 159 68.8 60.9-75.8 65 29.1 22.3-36.9 *** *** ***
151% to 200% 118 91 77.5 66.9-85.4 20 14.1 8.2-23.1 *** *** ***
More than 200% 629 521 80.0 75.4-83.8 93 17.3 13.6-21.6 *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 502 368 69.1 62.6-75.0 118 27.2 21.5-33.7 *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 678 538 77.0 72.7-80.8 120 19.8 16.2-24.0 20 3.2 1.9- 5.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 275 207 74.2 67.7-79.9 57 20.9 15.9-27.0 *** *** ***

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*Current use of cigarettes, e-cigarettes, smokeless tobacco, cigars, or hookah.
This table only includes respondents who were asked the state-added questions on other tobacco products.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2018 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on 2018 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for 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.

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