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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,807 638 5.2 4.7- 5.7 14,169 94.8 94.3-95.3
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 398 16 5.5 3.1- 9.4 382 94.5 90.6-96.9
Buncombe 364 16 4.9 2.9- 8.1 348 95.1 91.9-97.1
Cabarrus 420 21 6.0 3.8- 9.6 399 94.0 90.4-96.2
Catawba 368 15 4.8 2.6- 8.4 353 95.2 91.6-97.4
Cumberland 439 25 7.3 4.6-11.3 414 92.7 88.7-95.4
Davidson 379 14 3.1 1.7- 5.5 365 96.9 94.5-98.3
Durham 407 15 4.6 2.6- 8.1 392 95.4 91.9-97.4
Forsyth 440 22 6.8 4.4-10.5 418 93.2 89.5-95.6
Gaston 371 13 4.1 2.3- 7.2 358 95.9 92.8-97.7
Guilford 420 21 5.5 3.5- 8.5 399 94.5 91.5-96.5
Iredell 424 24 5.7 3.7- 8.7 400 94.3 91.3-96.3
Johnston 475 25 6.1 3.8- 9.5 450 93.9 90.5-96.2
Mecklenburg 629 33 6.1 4.3- 8.7 596 93.9 91.3-95.7
New Hanover 371 12 4.1 2.2- 7.6 359 95.9 92.4-97.8
Onslow 383 14 5.2 2.9- 9.2 369 94.8 90.8-97.1
Orange 407 25 7.6 4.9-11.5 382 92.4 88.5-95.1
Pitt 375 18 5.2 3.2- 8.5 357 94.8 91.5-96.8
Randolph 348 15 3.9 2.3- 6.7 333 96.1 93.3-97.7
Robeson 371 17 5.8 3.5- 9.5 354 94.2 90.5-96.5
Rowan 441 18 5.5 3.2- 9.1 423 94.5 90.9-96.8
Union 430 10 2.7 1.4- 5.2 420 97.3 94.8-98.6
Wake 593 24 5.0 3.2- 7.9 569 95.0 92.1-96.8
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 353 21 6.2 4.0- 9.6 332 93.8 90.4-96.0
Northeast Partnership II 474 11 3.0 1.6- 5.7 463 97.0 94.3-98.4
Northeast Partnership I 394 11 3.4 1.8- 6.4 383 96.6 93.6-98.2
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 361 14 5.0 2.9- 8.5 347 95.0 91.5-97.1
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 462 12 3.8 1.9- 7.5 450 96.2 92.5-98.1
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 406 20 5.1 3.2- 8.1 386 94.9 91.9-96.8
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 397 13 4.6 2.6- 8.2 384 95.4 91.8-97.4
Chatham/Lee/Moore 452 26 6.9 4.5-10.3 426 93.1 89.7-95.5
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 530 22 4.6 2.9- 7.4 508 95.4 92.6-97.1
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 357 10 4.1 2.1- 7.8 347 95.9 92.2-97.9
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watagua/Wilkes 354 12 3.2 1.6- 6.1 342 96.8 93.9-98.4
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 423 21 5.7 3.6- 8.9 402 94.3 91.1-96.4
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 591 32 5.7 3.8- 8.4 559 94.3 91.6-96.2
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 979 29 4.0 2.7- 5.9 950 96.0 94.1-97.3
No 13,828 609 5.2 4.7- 5.7 13,219 94.8 94.3-95.3
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 4,955 206 5.0 4.2- 5.8 4,749 95.0 94.2-95.8
Piedmont 8,237 361 5.3 4.7- 6.1 7,876 94.7 93.9-95.3
Western NC 1,615 71 4.8 3.7- 6.3 1,544 95.2 93.7-96.3
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 934 45 5.1 3.6- 7.1 889 94.9 92.9-96.4
Northwest 2,863 122 5.0 4.0- 6.2 2,741 95.0 93.8-96.0
Charlotte 2,194 93 5.4 4.3- 6.9 2,101 94.6 93.1-95.7
Greensboro 1,917 86 5.0 3.9- 6.4 1,831 95.0 93.6-96.1
Southern Regional 1,550 77 6.4 4.8- 8.4 1,473 93.6 91.6-95.2
Coastal 748 31 4.7 3.2- 6.8 717 95.3 93.2-96.8
Wake 2,032 86 5.2 3.9- 6.7 1,946 94.8 93.3-96.1
Area L 588 22 4.8 3.1- 7.4 566 95.2 92.6-96.9
Eastern 1,865 70 4.6 3.5- 5.9 1,795 95.4 94.1-96.5

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported ever using any smokeless tobacco products.

^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.

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