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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 6,504 2,941 44.8 43.3-46.3 3,563 55.2 53.7-56.7
-Eastern 2,126 1,002 47.6 44.9-50.2 1,124 52.4 49.8-55.1
GENDER
Male 903 500 55.5 51.5-59.4 403 44.5 40.6-48.5
Female 1,223 502 39.9 36.5-43.4 721 60.1 56.6-63.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,318 707 55.5 52.1-58.8 611 44.5 41.2-47.9
Non-Hispanic Black 545 212 39.6 34.5-44.9 333 60.4 55.1-65.5
Other 232 70 27.5 21.2-34.9 162 72.5 65.1-78.8
AGE
18-34 383 131 38.8 33.3-44.6 252 61.2 55.4-66.7
35-44 282 130 49.5 42.7-56.4 152 50.5 43.6-57.3
45-54 356 172 48.6 42.6-54.6 184 51.4 45.4-57.4
55-64 475 249 53.7 48.4-58.9 226 46.3 41.1-51.6
65-74 362 196 58.2 52.2-64.0 166 41.8 36.0-47.8
75+ 244 112 46.7 39.1-54.4 132 53.3 45.6-60.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 241 127 54.1 46.4-61.7 114 45.9 38.3-53.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 675 321 47.1 42.5-51.7 354 52.9 48.3-57.5
Some Post-H.S. 638 330 51.1 46.4-55.7 308 48.9 44.3-53.6
College Graduate 565 221 36.5 31.9-41.3 344 63.5 58.7-68.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 219 109 47.0 38.8-55.4 110 53.0 44.6-61.2
$15,000- 24,999 386 193 48.7 42.5-55.0 193 51.3 45.0-57.5
$25,000- 34,999 182 91 57.3 48.4-65.7 91 42.7 34.3-51.6
$35,000- 49,999 234 115 54.8 46.9-62.4 119 45.2 37.6-53.1
$50,000- 74,999 272 139 47.7 40.3-55.1 133 52.3 44.9-59.7
$75,000+ 396 169 42.7 37.1-48.5 227 57.3 51.5-62.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 655 345 52.9 48.2-57.6 310 47.1 42.4-51.8
No 1,463 654 45.7 42.5-48.9 809 54.3 51.1-57.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 357 202 58.8 52.7-64.7 155 41.2 35.3-47.3
Non-Veteran 1,765 797 45.2 42.3-48.2 968 54.8 51.8-57.7
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 160 75 49.0 39.9-58.1 85 51.0 41.9-60.1
Regional City or Suburban 288 129 46.1 39.4-53.1 159 53.9 46.9-60.6
Rural 1,678 798 47.7 44.7-50.8 880 52.3 49.2-55.3

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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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