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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 2,284 81 4.3 3.3- 5.5 2,203 95.7 94.5-96.7
GENDER
Male 1,014 67 7.8 5.9-10.1 947 92.2 89.9-94.1
Female 1,270 14 1.2 0.7- 2.2 1,256 98.8 97.8-99.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,490 47 3.9 2.8- 5.5 1,443 96.1 94.5-97.2
Non-Hispanic Black 476 15 4.6 2.6- 7.9 461 95.4 92.1-97.4
Other 22 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 444 27 7.0 4.6-10.6 417 93.0 89.4-95.4
35-44 329 15 5.5 3.0- 9.6 314 94.5 90.4-97.0
45-54 423 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 411 16 4.2 2.5- 7.0 395 95.8 93.0-97.5
65-74 407 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 241 *** *** *** 241 100 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 233 22 10.3 6.4-16.1 211 89.7 83.9-93.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 549 22 5.4 3.5- 8.4 527 94.6 91.6-96.5
Some Post-H.S. 661 17 2.7 1.5- 4.7 644 97.3 95.3-98.5
College Graduate 836 20 2.4 1.5- 3.7 816 97.6 96.3-98.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 164 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 352 17 5.5 3.3- 8.9 335 94.5 91.1-96.7
$25,000- 34,999 220 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 252 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 312 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 600 20 3.4 2.0- 5.8 580 96.6 94.2-98.0
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 535 20 5.5 3.2- 9.3 515 94.5 90.7-96.8
No 1,737 61 4.0 3.0- 5.3 1,676 96.0 94.7-97.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 604 22 5.0 3.1- 8.1 582 95.0 91.9-96.9
No 1,666 57 3.9 2.9- 5.2 1,609 96.1 94.8-97.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 267 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,016 68 4.1 3.1- 5.4 1,948 95.9 94.6-96.9
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,199 40 3.6 2.5- 5.1 1,159 96.4 94.9-97.5
Regional City or Suburban County 601 18 4.1 2.4- 6.7 583 95.9 93.3-97.6
Rural 484 23 6.5 4.0-10.3 461 93.5 89.7-96.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,217 50 4.5 3.3- 6.2 1,167 95.5 93.8-96.7
Unemployed 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 594 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 167 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 203 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 164 13 8.2 4.7-14.0 151 91.8 86.0-95.3
101% to 150% 305 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 146 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,183 32 3.1 2.0- 4.6 1,151 96.9 95.4-98.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 87 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 671 27 4.7 3.1- 7.0 644 95.3 93.0-96.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,526 50 3.7 2.7- 5.1 1,476 96.3 94.9-97.3

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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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