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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Tobacco Use

Do you now smoke cigarettes everyday, some days, or not at all?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Everyday Some days Not at all
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,936 760 30.3 28.1-32.5 328 12.2 10.8-13.7 1,848 57.6 55.3-59.8
-Eastern 1,001 279 32.1 28.4-36.1 112 12.8 10.4-15.6 610 55.1 51.2-59.0
GENDER
Male 500 148 32.4 27.5-37.7 57 13.8 10.4-18.1 295 53.8 48.4-59.1
Female 501 131 31.8 26.4-37.8 55 11.4 8.5-15.1 315 56.8 51.1-62.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 706 178 30.7 26.3-35.4 62 9.9 7.5-13.1 466 59.4 54.6-64.0
Non-Hispanic Black 212 74 38.5 30.3-47.3 37 20.2 14.1-28.1 101 41.3 33.5-49.6
Other 70 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 131 57 47.6 38.0-57.3 21 16.3 10.5-24.6 53 36.1 27.6-45.5
35-44 130 50 34.3 25.5-44.3 26 19.9 13.2-28.8 *** *** ***
45-54 172 77 43.9 35.6-52.6 24 11.8 7.5-18.0 71 44.3 35.9-53.1
55-64 249 64 26.3 20.4-33.1 23 11.1 7.2-16.8 162 62.6 55.4-69.4
65-74 196 26 12.4 7.8-19.0 *** *** *** 159 80.3 72.7-86.2
75+ 112 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 127 *** *** *** 16 10.1 5.6-17.3 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 320 126 43.3 36.9-50.1 37 12.4 8.7-17.5 157 44.2 37.9-50.7
Some Post-H.S. 330 88 28.1 22.6-34.4 41 16.1 11.6-21.9 201 55.8 49.2-62.1
College Graduate 221 30 16.4 10.6-24.4 18 8.4 5.0-13.7 173 75.3 67.1-82.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 109 *** *** *** 12 11.3 6.3-19.6 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 193 55 31.0 22.6-40.9 37 22.8 16.2-31.0 101 46.2 37.5-55.2
$25,000- 34,999 91 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 115 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 139 34 28.7 20.1-39.1 *** *** *** 96 63.9 53.1-73.4
$75,000+ 169 24 15.8 10.1-23.8 *** *** *** 138 79.4 71.0-85.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 344 96 29.2 23.7-35.5 44 14.8 10.5-20.3 204 56.0 49.4-62.4
No 654 183 33.6 28.9-38.6 67 11.7 9.0-15.2 404 54.7 49.8-59.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 202 44 23.0 16.7-30.9 16 11.9 7.0-19.6 142 65.1 56.5-72.7
Non-Veteran 796 234 34.5 30.3-39.1 95 12.9 10.2-16.1 467 52.6 48.1-57.0
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 75 13 15.8 8.8-26.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban 129 *** *** *** 15 10.4 5.8-18.0 *** *** ***
Rural 797 225 33.0 28.7-37.5 89 13.2 10.5-16.6 483 53.8 49.3-58.2

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported ever smoking at least 100 or more cigarettes.

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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