2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina

Tobacco Use

During the past 12 months, have you stopped smoking for one day or longer because you were trying to quit smoking?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 860 451 53.1 48.9-57.2 409 46.9 42.8-51.1
-Piedmont NC 368 195 51.5 45.3-57.6 173 48.5 42.4-54.7
GENDER
Male 200 103 51.5 43.0-59.9 97 48.5 40.1-57.0
Female 168 92 51.5 42.6-60.3 76 48.5 39.7-57.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 232 109 45.2 37.9-52.7 123 54.8 47.3-62.1
Non-Hispanic Black 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 71 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 15 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 125 56 42.4 32.9-52.5 69 57.6 47.5-67.1
Some Post-H.S. 119 63 51.5 41.5-61.4 56 48.5 38.6-58.5
College Graduate 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 142 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 223 112 48.5 41.1-56.0 111 51.5 44.0-58.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 330 176 51.6 45.1-58.1 154 48.4 41.9-54.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 195 102 50.8 42.7-58.8 93 49.2 41.2-57.3
Unemployed 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 11 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 37 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 134 69 50.8 41.1-60.3 65 49.2 39.7-58.9
HOUSING
Own 172 94 51.0 42.0-59.9 78 49.0 40.1-58.0
Rent 163 84 50.6 41.7-59.4 79 49.4 40.6-58.3
Other arrangement 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 156 89 56.4 47.4-65.0 67 43.6 35.0-52.6
Regional City or Suburban County 108 49 41.1 31.2-51.7 59 58.9 48.3-68.8
Rural 104 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 184 96 50.6 41.5-59.6 88 49.4 40.4-58.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 161 87 52.6 43.8-61.2 74 47.4 38.8-56.2
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***
2nd Quartile 160 88 55.7 46.2-64.7 72 44.3 35.3-53.8
3rd Quartile 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported smoking 100 or more cigarettes in her/his entire life and currently smoking every day or on some days.

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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