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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Piedmont North Carolina

Tobacco Use

Do you now smoke cigarettes everyday, some days, or not at all?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Everyday Some days Not at all
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,033 1,212 42.9 40.2-45.7 302 9.0 7.7-10.6 1,519 48.1 45.3-50.8
Piedmont NC 342 138 42.0 35.7-48.5 23 6.2 3.8- 9.7 181 51.9 45.4-58.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 230 90 42.1 34.8-49.8 27 12.8 8.7-18.6 113 45.0 37.8-52.4
Cumberland 194 88 45.4 36.8-54.3 22 16.0 9.4-25.8 84 38.6 31.3-46.5
Durham 158 57 38.3 30.0-47.5 19 10.9 6.8-17.2 82 50.7 41.8-59.5
Forsyth 224 93 40.9 33.9-48.3 21 8.2 4.9-13.5 110 50.9 43.5-58.2
Gaston 231 104 44.5 37.3-51.9 21 10.9 6.7-17.4 106 44.6 37.4-51.9
Guilford 195 71 34.7 27.6-42.5 23 11.9 7.6-18.0 101 53.5 45.4-61.4
Mecklenburg 193 70 36.8 29.5-44.7 18 9.8 5.9-15.8 105 53.4 45.5-61.1
New Hanover 227 80 34.0 27.5-41.2 24 10.9 7.1-16.5 123 55.0 47.7-62.2
Onslow 234 90 38.9 28.9-49.9 31 18.5 10.3-31.0 113 42.6 33.5-52.2
Wake 191 62 37.9 29.9-46.8 23 12.5 7.9-19.2 106 49.6 41.3-57.8
Western NC 308 133 44.0 37.8-50.4 21 6.1 3.8- 9.4 154 50.0 43.7-56.2
Piedmont NC 342 138 42.0 35.7-48.5 23 6.2 3.8- 9.7 181 51.9 45.4-58.2
Eastern NC 306 136 49.7 42.9-56.5 29 9.6 6.4-14.3 141 40.7 34.3-47.4

Due to the small number of respondents to this question, no further breakdowns are available for Piedmont North Carolina. Please refer to the North Carolina table for statewide breakdowns.

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* This question was asked only of respondents who reported smoking 100 or more cigarettes in her/his entire life.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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