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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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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 2,330 335 13.9 12.3-15.8 201 9.1 7.7-10.7 1,794 77.0 74.8-79.1
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 60 4 6.6 2.5-16.7 6 9.8 4.3-20.9 50 83.6 71.2-91.3
Buncombe 66 7 8.7 4.0-18.1 4 3.5 1.3- 9.1 55 87.8 78.3-93.5
Cabarrus 69 13 18.9 10.8-30.9 4 4.5 1.4-13.2 52 76.7 64.3-85.7
Catawba 62 5 8.1 2.7-21.5 7 10.0 4.5-21.0 50 81.9 68.1-90.5
Cumberland 59 5 6.4 2.5-15.2 9 16.9 8.5-30.8 45 76.7 62.7-86.6
Davidson 63 8 9.9 4.6-20.0 8 17.8 6.8-39.1 47 72.3 54.0-85.3
Durham 48 5 9.9 3.8-23.2 3 6.4 2.0-18.8 40 83.7 69.4-92.1
Forsyth 63 12 22.8 13.1-36.7 2 1.8 0.5- 7.1 49 75.4 61.6-85.4
Gaston 61 9 12.1 5.8-23.4 6 12.5 5.4-26.3 46 75.4 61.4-85.5
Guilford 50 6 9.6 4.0-21.4 0 0.0 . - . 44 90.4 78.6-96.0
Iredell 64 10 16.0 8.1-29.3 4 6.2 2.2-16.6 50 77.7 63.7-87.4
Johnston 75 9 13.2 6.2-26.2 5 6.1 2.5-13.9 61 80.7 68.1-89.1
Mecklenburg 86 11 11.2 5.9-20.4 9 9.3 4.5-18.0 66 79.5 69.0-87.1
New Hanover 39 3 6.0 1.8-18.2 0 0.0 . - . 36 94.0 81.8-98.2
Onslow 74 9 11.1 5.4-21.6 9 15.1 7.1-29.2 56 73.8 59.9-84.1
Orange 47 4 12.5 3.8-33.9 2 5.5 1.3-20.2 41 82.0 62.1-92.7
Pitt 54 5 8.1 3.0-20.1 4 4.6 1.7-12.0 45 87.3 75.5-93.8
Randolph 58 7 13.7 6.1-27.8 4 8.0 2.6-22.2 47 78.4 63.2-88.4
Robeson 101 24 19.8 12.8-29.2 9 7.3 3.3-15.5 68 72.9 62.6-81.3
Rowan 83 11 14.7 7.9-25.7 8 7.3 3.5-14.5 64 78.0 66.7-86.2
Union 51 9 14.5 7.1-27.5 4 9.6 2.8-28.2 38 75.9 59.7-87.0
Wake 65 5 8.2 2.8-21.9 4 8.7 3.0-22.6 56 83.1 68.3-91.8
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 54 6 10.1 4.2-22.4 6 13.1 5.8-26.9 42 76.9 62.3-87.0
Northeast Partnership II 65 10 16.3 8.5-29.2 7 9.7 4.1-20.9 48 74.0 60.5-84.1
Northeast Partnership I 58 8 14.3 6.6-28.4 4 5.8 2.1-14.9 46 79.9 65.9-89.1
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 55 9 12.3 6.1-23.1 5 10.5 4.3-23.7 41 77.2 63.5-86.8
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 75 11 16.1 8.2-29.0 9 8.5 4.0-17.1 55 75.4 62.6-84.9
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 62 5 8.2 3.2-19.5 6 10.7 4.3-24.0 51 81.2 67.4-90.0
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 62 7 9.9 4.5-20.5 8 11.5 5.5-22.4 47 78.6 66.2-87.3
Chatham/Lee/Moore 59 8 12.9 6.2-24.9 5 10.0 4.0-23.0 46 77.0 63.1-86.8
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 106 22 20.0 12.7-29.9 8 9.1 4.1-18.9 76 71.0 59.9-80.0
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 61 10 18.3 8.8-34.0 5 6.8 2.7-16.2 46 74.9 59.8-85.7
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watagua/Wilkes 82 14 18.0 10.0-30.3 12 17.8 9.4-31.1 56 64.2 50.7-75.7
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 81 17 17.9 10.9-27.9 8 14.4 7.1-26.8 56 67.7 55.4-78.0
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 112 27 22.3 14.2-33.1 7 8.8 4.0-18.2 78 69.0 57.4-78.5
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 146 22 16.0 10.2-24.1 13 8.8 4.7-15.8 111 75.2 66.3-82.4
No 2,184 313 13.8 12.1-15.7 188 9.1 7.7-10.8 1,683 77.1 74.8-79.2
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 804 114 12.8 10.3-15.7 75 9.5 7.3-12.2 615 77.7 74.2-80.9
Piedmont 1,196 158 13.1 10.9-15.7 96 8.2 6.4-10.5 942 78.7 75.6-81.5
Western NC 330 63 17.7 13.3-23.1 30 10.7 7.1-15.8 237 71.6 65.3-77.1
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 169 32 18.4 12.1-26.9 11 7.8 3.9-15.0 126 73.8 64.6-81.4
Northwest 513 84 17.3 13.6-21.8 50 10.9 7.7-15.3 379 71.8 66.5-76.5
Charlotte 328 53 14.5 10.6-19.5 27 9.0 5.8-13.7 248 76.5 70.5-81.5
Greensboro 264 28 10.7 7.1-15.9 16 5.8 3.4- 9.8 220 83.5 77.6-88.0
Southern Regional 288 52 15.6 11.1-21.3 33 12.5 8.5-18.1 203 71.9 65.2-77.8
Coastal 97 7 6.1 2.8-12.9 4 4.3 1.3-13.8 86 89.6 80.5-94.7
Wake 271 25 8.5 5.0-14.2 21 8.4 4.8-14.2 225 83.1 76.2-88.3
Area L 81 16 17.0 9.9-27.6 8 9.2 4.2-18.9 57 73.8 62.0-83.0
Eastern 306 37 11.8 8.2-16.7 30 9.4 6.2-13.9 239 78.9 73.0-83.7

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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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