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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Tobacco Use Prevention

Not including yourself, how many adults who live in your household smoke cigarettes, cigars or pipes?

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  Total
Respond.^
One adult Two adults Three or more adults No adults
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,700 1,923 15.1 14.4-15.9 261 2.7 2.3- 3.1 94 1.0 0.8- 1.3 12,422 81.2 80.3-82.0
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 397 49 16.7 12.6-21.7 5 2.8 1.0- 7.8 3 1.1 0.4- 3.4 340 79.4 73.7-84.1
Buncombe 361 49 16.4 12.5-21.3 5 1.6 0.6- 4.0 1 0.6 0.1- 4.0 306 81.4 76.2-85.6
Cabarrus 415 52 14.5 11.0-19.0 7 2.8 1.3- 6.1 4 1.2 0.4- 3.8 352 81.5 76.5-85.5
Catawba 363 50 17.5 13.1-23.0 4 2.0 0.7- 6.0 6 4.1 1.4-11.6 303 76.4 69.7-82.0
Cumberland 436 59 15.8 12.2-20.2 7 2.7 1.0- 6.7 4 1.1 0.4- 3.1 366 80.5 75.5-84.7
Davidson 372 62 20.0 15.5-25.5 6 2.5 1.1- 5.7 2 0.8 0.2- 3.1 302 76.7 71.0-81.6
Durham 403 41 12.6 9.2-17.1 3 1.1 0.3- 3.5 4 1.8 0.6- 5.4 355 84.5 79.5-88.4
Forsyth 438 53 14.7 11.2-19.1 8 2.3 1.1- 4.7 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5 376 82.8 78.2-86.6
Gaston 367 54 19.6 15.1-25.1 5 2.5 0.9- 6.7 5 2.2 0.9- 5.3 303 75.7 69.8-80.7
Guilford 419 33 9.5 6.6-13.6 4 2.3 0.6- 8.3 2 0.4 0.1- 2.0 380 87.8 82.7-91.6
Iredell 418 49 13.7 10.3-17.9 10 3.1 1.6- 6.1 4 1.8 0.6- 5.1 355 81.5 76.6-85.5
Johnston 474 91 20.5 16.5-25.3 10 2.7 1.4- 5.1 2 0.9 0.2- 4.3 371 76.0 70.9-80.4
Mecklenburg 623 52 10.0 7.6-13.1 7 1.8 0.8- 3.8 2 0.5 0.1- 2.1 562 87.7 84.3-90.5
New Hanover 368 39 13.1 9.5-17.8 3 2.5 0.8- 7.6 2 1.2 0.3- 5.0 324 83.2 77.7-87.6
Onslow 380 71 19.7 15.4-24.7 10 3.4 1.8- 6.2 2 0.6 0.1- 2.7 297 76.3 71.0-80.9
Orange 406 26 6.5 4.2-10.0 3 1.6 0.4- 5.9 0 0.0 . - . 377 91.9 87.7-94.8
Pitt 375 50 17.6 13.1-23.1 4 1.6 0.6- 4.3 2 1.4 0.3- 5.5 319 79.5 73.7-84.3
Randolph 346 44 16.4 11.9-22.0 12 4.9 2.6- 8.8 3 1.1 0.3- 4.0 287 77.7 71.6-82.8
Robeson 369 65 21.4 16.8-26.9 7 3.9 1.8- 8.1 6 2.6 1.0- 6.9 291 72.1 66.0-77.4
Rowan 442 63 17.5 13.5-22.3 14 4.3 2.4- 7.7 4 2.2 0.8- 5.9 361 76.1 70.7-80.7
Union 426 49 11.5 8.5-15.5 10 4.9 2.3-10.0 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3 366 83.4 78.2-87.6
Wake 590 49 9.5 7.1-12.6 4 0.7 0.2- 1.9 2 0.8 0.2- 4.2 535 89.0 85.5-91.7
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 349 60 20.1 15.7-25.4 9 5.4 2.5-11.4 2 1.1 0.3- 4.2 278 73.4 67.2-78.8
Northeast Partnership II 472 58 14.0 10.7-18.0 2 0.8 0.2- 3.1 3 1.3 0.3- 6.1 409 84.0 79.4-87.7
Northeast Partnership I 392 50 14.1 10.6-18.5 7 2.3 1.0- 5.4 1 0.4 0.1- 2.5 334 83.2 78.4-87.1
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 358 37 11.5 8.1-16.1 9 3.4 1.6- 7.1 3 0.6 0.2- 2.2 309 84.4 79.3-88.5
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 458 65 18.6 14.5-23.5 16 5.2 2.8- 9.3 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3 376 76.0 70.6-80.7
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 404 55 16.9 13.0-21.6 4 0.8 0.3- 2.1 4 2.9 1.0- 8.2 341 79.5 74.0-84.0
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 394 65 19.5 15.4-24.4 7 2.4 1.0- 5.3 0 0.0 . - . 322 78.1 73.1-82.5
Chatham/Lee/Moore 447 47 12.6 9.2-17.1 10 3.9 2.0- 7.6 4 2.7 0.9- 8.0 386 80.7 75.1-85.3
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 526 85 19.3 15.5-23.8 10 2.9 1.5- 5.7 3 0.8 0.2- 2.5 428 77.0 72.2-81.2
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 354 57 18.1 14.0-23.2 10 3.6 1.9- 6.8 2 0.8 0.2- 3.6 285 77.4 72.0-82.0
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watagua/Wilkes 352 51 19.9 14.2-27.1 4 1.6 0.4- 5.9 3 1.7 0.5- 5.9 294 76.8 69.5-82.8
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 420 67 18.2 14.2-23.0 9 4.3 2.1- 8.5 2 1.1 0.3- 4.4 342 76.4 71.0-81.1
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 586 76 17.0 13.3-21.5 16 3.5 1.8- 6.6 4 0.6 0.2- 1.7 490 78.9 74.1-83.0
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 974 127 15.4 12.9-18.4 13 2.8 1.3- 5.8 5 1.0 0.3- 3.1 829 80.8 77.2-83.9
No 13,726 1,796 15.1 14.3-15.9 248 2.7 2.3- 3.1 89 1.0 0.8- 1.3 11,593 81.2 80.3-82.1
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 4,922 720 16.8 15.6-18.2 91 3.3 2.4- 4.3 34 1.1 0.8- 1.7 4,077 78.8 77.2-80.3
Piedmont 8,177 983 13.7 12.7-14.7 136 2.2 1.8- 2.7 49 0.9 0.6- 1.4 7,009 83.2 82.1-84.2
Western NC 1,601 220 17.1 14.8-19.8 34 3.2 2.1- 4.8 11 1.1 0.6- 2.1 1,336 78.6 75.7-81.2
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 926 122 16.8 13.8-20.3 19 2.5 1.3- 4.7 5 0.6 0.2- 1.5 780 80.0 76.3-83.3
Northwest 2,838 397 16.9 15.2-18.8 58 2.9 2.1- 4.0 24 1.5 0.9- 2.5 2,359 78.6 76.5-80.6
Charlotte 2,176 257 13.3 11.6-15.3 35 2.7 1.8- 4.0 12 0.7 0.4- 1.3 1,872 83.3 81.1-85.3
Greensboro 1,908 208 12.8 11.0-14.9 27 2.0 1.3- 3.0 11 0.8 0.4- 1.5 1,662 84.4 82.2-86.5
Southern Regional 1,542 226 17.4 15.1-19.9 35 3.8 2.5- 5.8 15 1.5 0.8- 2.9 1,266 77.3 74.4-80.0
Coastal 742 91 16.1 13.0-19.8 6 1.6 0.7- 3.8 3 0.8 0.3- 2.5 642 81.5 77.6-84.9
Wake 2,021 268 12.9 11.2-14.9 26 1.3 0.8- 2.0 9 1.0 0.4- 2.5 1,718 84.8 82.6-86.7
Area L 583 65 12.3 9.5-15.9 12 2.8 1.5- 5.5 5 0.7 0.3- 1.9 501 84.1 80.1-87.4
Eastern 1,853 280 17.9 15.8-20.2 35 3.3 2.2- 4.9 9 0.9 0.4- 2.0 1,529 77.9 75.3-80.3

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^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, Edgecombe, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.

*** 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.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

****Click here to learn about other NC Area Health Education Centers

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