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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for Guilford County

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 2,153 1,108 52.6 49.1-56.0 1,045 47.4 44.0-50.9
-Guilford County 86 45 54.2 41.2-66.7 41 45.8 33.3-58.8
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 107 57 49.8 38.7-61.0 50 50.2 39.0-61.3
Guilford 86 45 54.2 41.2-66.7 41 45.8 33.3-58.8
Mecklenburg 89 50 54.2 40.2-67.6 39 45.8 32.4-59.8
Orange 51 32 65.1 37.3-85.4 19 34.9 14.6-62.7
Wake 69 39 54.2 39.0-68.7 30 45.8 31.3-61.0
Chatham/Lee 88 46 51.6 39.2-63.9 42 48.4 36.1-60.8
Nash/Wilson 92 47 56.4 44.0-68.1 45 43.6 31.9-56.0
Craven/Pamlico 103 50 48.8 37.8-59.9 53 51.2 40.1-62.2
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 134 63 45.8 36.3-55.7 71 54.2 44.3-63.7
Appalachian/Wilkes 111 48 38.2 26.7-51.1 63 61.8 48.9-73.3
Franklin/Gran./Vance 106 51 42.7 30.9-55.3 55 57.3 44.7-69.1
Graham/Swain/Jackson 101 46 60.3 38.2-78.8 55 39.7 21.2-61.8
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 132 75 57.2 47.1-66.8 57 42.8 33.2-52.9
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 107 63 61.1 50.2-70.9 44 38.9 29.1-49.8
Northeast NC I 99 52 54.6 42.8-65.9 47 45.4 34.1-57.2
Northeast NC II 122 63 51.5 40.9-62.0 59 48.5 38.0-59.1
Northeastern Partnership 221 115 52.5 44.3-60.6 106 47.5 39.4-55.7
Mountain AHEC 303 145 55.7 45.4-65.5 158 44.3 34.5-54.6
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 795 417 49.8 44.0-55.7 378 50.2 44.3-56.0
Piedmont 843 450 54.8 49.9-59.7 393 45.2 40.3-50.1
Western NC 515 241 50.4 42.4-58.3 274 49.6 41.7-57.6

Due to the small number of respondents to this question, no further breakdowns are available for Guilford County. 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 and currently smoking daily or occasionally.

^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** 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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