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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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During the past 30 days, did you smoke cigars, cigarillos, or little cigars?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,205 212 4.9 4.2- 5.8 4,993 95.1 94.2-95.8
-Eastern NC 1,889 90 6.1 4.7- 7.9 1,799 93.9 92.1-95.3
GENDER
Male 861 65 9.4 7.0-12.6 796 90.6 87.4-93.0
Female 1,028 25 3.0 1.9- 4.9 1,003 97.0 95.1-98.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,103 39 4.2 2.9- 6.1 1,064 95.8 93.9-97.1
Non-Hispanic Black 543 29 8.2 5.1-12.9 514 91.8 87.1-94.9
Other 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 317 40 11.6 8.3-16.1 277 88.4 83.9-91.7
35-44 235 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 308 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 428 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 393 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 192 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 221 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 578 36 7.0 4.9-10.0 542 93.0 90.0-95.1
Some Post-H.S. 595 26 6.1 3.9- 9.4 569 93.9 90.6-96.1
College Graduate 488 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 189 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 310 22 10.6 6.1-17.8 288 89.4 82.2-93.9
$25,000- 34,999 192 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 271 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 223 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 353 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 599 26 5.9 3.4-10.1 573 94.1 89.9-96.6
No 1,284 63 6.1 4.6- 8.2 1,221 93.9 91.8-95.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 642 28 6.4 3.8-10.4 614 93.6 89.6-96.2
No 1,241 61 5.9 4.4- 8.0 1,180 94.1 92.0-95.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 307 18 5.1 3.1- 8.4 289 94.9 91.6-96.9
Non-Veteran 1,583 72 6.3 4.7- 8.3 1,511 93.7 91.7-95.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 121 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 330 23 8.0 5.0-12.6 307 92.0 87.4-95.0
Rural 1,440 62 5.9 4.3- 8.0 1,378 94.1 92.0-95.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 895 60 9.0 6.6-12.1 835 91.0 87.9-93.4
Unemployed 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 543 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 235 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 132 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 181 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 298 22 11.1 6.4-18.7 276 88.9 81.3-93.6
151% to 200% 138 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 852 34 5.0 3.3- 7.5 818 95.0 92.5-96.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 686 23 4.3 2.8- 6.8 663 95.7 93.2-97.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 853 54 7.3 5.3-10.0 799 92.7 90.0-94.7
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 352 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2016
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Disability Status will be replaced by Functional Disability in 2017. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on the North Carolina Rural Centerís classification. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3Based on 2016 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2016 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.

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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