2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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 5,594 2,300 40.3 38.8-42.0 3,294 59.7 58.0-61.2
-Piedmont NC 2,724 1,000 37.0 34.8-39.2 1,724 63.0 60.8-65.2
GENDER
Male 1,246 534 42.4 39.1-45.7 712 57.6 54.3-60.9
Female 1,478 466 32.1 29.3-35.1 1,012 67.9 64.9-70.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,772 718 42.3 39.6-45.0 1,054 57.7 55.0-60.4
Non-Hispanic Black 519 162 29.8 25.1-34.8 357 70.2 65.2-74.9
Other 433 120 23.7 19.3-28.7 313 76.3 71.3-80.7
AGE
18-34 608 140 23.5 19.8-27.5 468 76.5 72.5-80.2
35-44 392 142 38.4 32.7-44.5 250 61.6 55.5-67.3
45-54 477 156 37.1 32.0-42.5 321 62.9 57.5-68.0
55-64 460 207 46.8 41.5-52.2 253 53.2 47.8-58.5
65-74 440 198 46.3 40.7-52.0 242 53.7 48.0-59.3
75+ 289 134 48.7 41.2-56.2 155 51.3 43.8-58.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 227 102 46.0 37.9-54.3 125 54.0 45.7-62.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 610 277 44.0 39.4-48.6 333 56.0 51.4-60.6
Some Post-H.S. 708 318 42.2 38.1-46.4 390 57.8 53.6-61.9
College Graduate 1,172 302 23.8 21.2-26.6 870 76.2 73.4-78.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 698 361 51.7 47.1-56.3 337 48.3 43.7-52.9
No 2,009 632 31.9 29.6-34.4 1,377 68.1 65.6-70.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 281 155 52.7 45.6-59.7 126 47.3 40.3-54.4
Non-Veteran 2,435 842 35.2 32.9-37.5 1,593 64.8 62.5-67.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,512 489 33.3 30.6-36.2 1,023 66.7 63.8-69.4
Unemployed 179 71 40.9 32.1-50.4 108 59.1 49.6-67.9
Retired 657 294 46.2 41.4-51.0 363 53.8 49.0-58.6
Unable to Work 163 101 63.7 54.7-71.8 62 36.3 28.2-45.3
Other not in Labor Force 190 36 20.1 14.0-27.9 154 79.9 72.1-86.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 169 88 55.0 45.3-64.4 81 45.0 35.6-54.7
$15,000- 24,999 327 141 44.0 37.4-50.9 186 56.0 49.1-62.6
$25,000- 34,999 208 91 45.3 37.2-53.6 117 54.7 46.4-62.8
$35,000- 49,999 279 116 42.1 35.4-49.2 163 57.9 50.8-64.6
$50,000- 74,999 323 120 36.0 30.2-42.3 203 64.0 57.7-69.8
$75,000+ 863 260 30.6 27.2-34.3 603 69.4 65.7-72.8
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 72 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 220 103 44.2 35.7-53.0 117 55.8 47.0-64.3
101% to 150% 246 104 45.3 37.8-53.0 142 54.7 47.0-62.2
151% to 200% 216 87 41.9 34.1-50.1 129 58.1 49.9-65.9
More than 200% 1,403 480 34.4 31.5-37.3 923 65.6 62.7-68.5
HOUSING
Own 1,729 632 38.0 35.2-40.8 1,097 62.0 59.2-64.8
Rent 780 306 38.6 34.7-42.7 474 61.4 57.3-65.3
Other arrangement 189 56 26.5 19.7-34.7 133 73.5 65.3-80.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,501 478 30.7 28.1-33.5 1,023 69.3 66.5-71.9
Regional City or Suburban County 672 269 41.3 37.0-45.8 403 58.7 54.2-63.0
Rural 551 253 49.3 43.9-54.7 298 50.7 45.3-56.1
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,122 470 43.9 40.3-47.6 652 56.1 52.4-59.7
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,502 479 31.5 28.8-34.3 1,023 68.5 65.7-71.2
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 883 294 33.1 29.6-36.9 589 66.9 63.1-70.4
2nd Quartile 1,079 411 38.7 35.2-42.2 668 61.3 57.8-64.8
3rd Quartile 684 259 38.8 34.5-43.4 425 61.2 56.6-65.5
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2020 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on 2020 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4Quartile of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Social Vulnerability Index
(https://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/placeandhealth/svi/index.html) for respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2020 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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