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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 3,228 823 25.5 23.7-27.5 2,405 74.5 72.5-76.3
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 94 30 29.8 20.5-41.3 64 70.2 58.7-79.5
Buncombe 93 20 19.5 12.4-29.3 73 80.5 70.7-87.6
Cabarrus 91 28 33.7 23.5-45.7 63 66.3 54.3-76.5
Catawba 80 18 24.4 14.9-37.3 62 75.6 62.7-85.1
Cumberland 106 35 34.3 24.6-45.4 71 65.7 54.6-75.4
Davidson 105 32 29.0 19.8-40.4 73 71.0 59.6-80.2
Durham 65 19 31.5 19.8-46.1 46 68.5 53.9-80.2
Forsyth 106 23 20.8 13.2-31.3 83 79.2 68.7-86.8
Gaston 79 17 24.9 15.4-37.7 62 75.1 62.3-84.6
Guilford 68 20 35.1 22.9-49.6 48 64.9 50.4-77.1
Iredell 89 23 25.0 15.9-37.1 66 75.0 62.9-84.1
Johnston 107 24 18.7 12.2-27.7 83 81.3 72.3-87.8
Mecklenburg 103 18 16.3 10.0-25.4 85 83.7 74.6-90.0
New Hanover 71 18 23.2 14.2-35.6 53 76.8 64.4-85.8
Onslow 96 32 36.6 25.9-48.9 64 63.4 51.1-74.1
Orange 61 16 21.0 12.6-33.0 45 79.0 67.0-87.4
Pitt 79 21 25.2 16.0-37.3 58 74.8 62.7-84.0
Randolph 87 16 16.3 9.4-26.7 71 83.7 73.3-90.6
Robeson 107 28 30.1 20.7-41.5 79 69.9 58.5-79.3
Rowan 127 28 22.0 14.9-31.1 99 78.0 68.9-85.1
Union 73 19 25.7 16.2-38.2 54 74.3 61.8-83.8
Wake 82 23 26.5 17.2-38.5 59 73.5 61.5-82.8
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 79 23 27.6 17.9-39.9 56 72.4 60.1-82.1
Northeast Partnership II 100 22 21.5 13.9-31.8 78 78.5 68.2-86.1
Northeast Partnership I 73 21 26.7 17.3-38.7 52 73.3 61.3-82.7
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 72 18 28.5 17.8-42.3 54 71.5 57.7-82.2
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 106 28 26.8 17.8-38.3 78 73.2 61.7-82.2
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 97 22 21.8 14.2-32.0 75 78.2 68.0-85.8
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 103 30 29.0 20.3-39.7 73 71.0 60.3-79.7
Chatham/Lee/Moore 80 19 23.3 14.5-35.3 61 76.7 64.7-85.5
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 132 28 23.6 16.0-33.4 104 76.4 66.6-84.0
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 96 30 30.0 20.8-41.1 66 70.0 58.9-79.2
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watagua/Wilkes 87 19 22.5 14.1-33.9 68 77.5 66.1-85.9
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 105 27 27.8 18.7-39.2 78 72.2 60.8-81.3
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 129 28 21.8 14.6-31.3 101 78.2 68.7-85.4
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 202 50 23.3 17.4-30.4 152 76.7 69.6-82.6
No 3,026 773 25.7 23.8-27.7 2,253 74.3 72.3-76.2
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,124 296 26.6 23.6-30.0 828 73.4 70.0-76.4
Piedmont 1,707 436 25.7 23.2-28.4 1,271 74.3 71.6-76.8
Western NC 397 91 23.0 18.4-28.4 306 77.0 71.6-81.6
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 217 47 21.0 15.4-28.1 170 79.0 71.9-84.6
Northwest 719 180 25.8 21.9-30.1 539 74.2 69.9-78.1
Charlotte 421 99 23.0 18.5-28.2 322 77.0 71.8-81.5
Greensboro 387 101 27.0 21.5-33.3 286 73.0 66.7-78.5
Southern Regional 383 104 29.3 23.9-35.5 279 70.7 64.5-76.1
Coastal 168 38 22.6 15.8-31.2 130 77.4 68.8-84.2
Wake 399 106 26.4 21.2-32.4 293 73.6 67.6-78.8
Area L 117 31 27.7 19.2-38.2 86 72.3 61.8-80.8
Eastern 403 112 26.9 22.0-32.4 291 73.1 67.6-78.0

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*Asked only of respondents who reported smoking 100 cigarettes in entire lifetime and now smoke 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, 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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