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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 1,076 651 61.5 57.8-65.1 425 38.5 34.9-42.2
-Eastern NC 413 266 65.6 59.5-71.3 147 34.4 28.7-40.5
GENDER
Male 241 155 68.8 61.2-75.6 86 31.2 24.4-38.8
Female 172 111 60.3 50.2-69.6 61 39.7 30.4-49.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 237 132 58.6 50.7-66.1 105 41.4 33.9-49.3
Non-Hispanic Black 115 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 20 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 91 69 78.9 67.2-87.2 22 21.1 12.8-32.8
35-44 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 104 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 44 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 16 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 166 106 62.9 52.8-71.9 60 37.1 28.1-47.2
Some Post-H.S. 123 93 78.8 69.3-85.9 30 21.2 14.1-30.7
College Graduate 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 159 113 69.5 59.5-78.0 46 30.5 22.0-40.5
No 218 132 64.5 56.0-72.1 86 35.5 27.9-44.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 179 129 72.6 63.8-80.0 50 27.4 20.0-36.2
No 234 138 61.5 53.3-69.2 96 38.5 30.8-46.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 86 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 327 210 65.8 58.8-72.1 117 34.2 27.9-41.2
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 318 202 64.9 57.6-71.5 116 35.1 28.5-42.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 212 138 67.4 58.9-74.9 74 32.6 25.1-41.1
Unemployed 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 21 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 131 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 145 96 68.9 58.1-77.9 49 31.1 22.1-41.9
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 197 127 65.8 57.2-73.6 70 34.2 26.4-42.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 72 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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 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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