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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 446 263 58.8 53.5-64.0 183 41.2 36.0-46.5
GENDER
Male 234 137 57.0 49.6-64.1 97 43.0 35.9-50.4
Female 212 126 61.1 53.3-68.3 86 38.9 31.7-46.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 277 153 55.7 49.0-62.3 124 44.3 37.7-51.0
Non-Hispanic Black 109 75 68.5 57.9-77.4 34 31.5 22.6-42.1
Other 3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 101 67 66.9 56.1-76.2 34 33.1 23.8-43.9
35-44 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 16 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 173 101 57.0 48.5-65.1 72 43.0 34.9-51.5
Some Post-H.S. 133 78 60.1 50.4-69.1 55 39.9 30.9-49.6
College Graduate 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 73 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 98 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 138 87 62.5 52.4-71.7 51 37.5 28.3-47.6
No 257 148 57.4 50.4-64.1 109 42.6 35.9-49.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 168 105 61.8 52.9-70.0 63 38.2 30.0-47.1
No 272 155 57.1 50.3-63.6 117 42.9 36.4-49.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 391 236 60.0 54.3-65.4 155 40.0 34.6-45.7
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 219 141 64.0 56.4-70.9 78 36.0 29.1-43.6
Regional City or Suburban County 108 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 119 60 55.5 45.1-65.4 59 44.5 34.6-54.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 248 143 55.9 48.8-62.7 105 44.1 37.3-51.2
Unemployed 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 71 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 167 93 54.4 45.6-63.0 74 45.6 37.0-54.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 22 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 153 80 55.1 46.0-63.8 73 44.9 36.2-54.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 271 172 62.2 55.4-68.7 99 37.8 31.3-44.6

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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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