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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 6,499 5,411 81.0 79.7-82.2 1,088 19.0 17.8-20.3
-Eastern 2,125 1,734 78.6 76.3-80.9 391 21.4 19.1-23.7
GENDER
Male 903 698 74.4 70.6-77.8 205 25.6 22.2-29.4
Female 1,222 1,036 82.8 79.7-85.5 186 17.2 14.5-20.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,317 1,077 77.5 74.3-80.4 240 22.5 19.6-25.7
Non-Hispanic Black 545 434 76.8 71.7-81.2 111 23.2 18.8-28.3
Other 232 196 87.5 82.1-91.4 36 12.5 8.6-17.9
AGE
18-34 383 305 75.2 69.5-80.1 78 24.8 19.9-30.5
35-44 282 206 73.2 66.7-78.8 76 26.8 21.2-33.3
45-54 356 255 72.9 67.4-77.9 101 27.1 22.1-32.6
55-64 475 388 79.9 75.3-83.9 87 20.1 16.1-24.7
65-74 362 325 88.5 83.7-92.1 37 11.5 7.9-16.3
75+ 244 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 241 190 76.6 68.6-83.1 51 23.4 16.9-31.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 674 511 73.8 69.5-77.7 163 26.2 22.3-30.5
Some Post-H.S. 638 509 77.4 73.1-81.2 129 22.6 18.8-26.9
College Graduate 565 517 91.0 87.4-93.6 48 9.0 6.4-12.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 219 155 70.7 62.4-77.8 64 29.3 22.2-37.6
$15,000- 24,999 386 294 73.8 67.5-79.3 92 26.2 20.7-32.5
$25,000- 34,999 182 148 72.0 62.0-80.2 34 28.0 19.8-38.0
$35,000- 49,999 234 181 73.3 65.4-79.9 53 26.7 20.1-34.6
$50,000- 74,999 272 229 82.8 76.4-87.7 43 17.2 12.3-23.6
$75,000+ 396 365 91.2 87.1-94.1 31 8.8 5.9-12.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 654 514 76.7 72.4-80.6 140 23.3 19.4-27.6
No 1,463 1,213 79.3 76.4-82.0 250 20.7 18.0-23.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 357 297 79.4 73.5-84.3 60 20.6 15.7-26.5
Non-Veteran 1,764 1,435 78.6 75.9-81.0 329 21.4 19.0-24.1
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 160 139 86.1 78.5-91.3 21 13.9 8.7-21.5
Regional City or Suburban 288 232 78.5 71.9-83.9 56 21.5 16.1-28.1
Rural 1,677 1,363 78.0 75.2-80.5 314 22.0 19.5-24.8

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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 2015 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2015 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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