SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Quit Now NC"

Are you aware of Quit Now NC smoking cessation phone lines or Quit Now websites?*

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,399 973 29.2 27.1-31.4 2,426 70.8 68.6-72.9
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 92 21 22.0 13.7-33.5 71 78.0 66.5-86.3
Buncombe 90 25 26.5 16.5-39.8 65 73.5 60.2-83.5
Cabarrus 78 32 42.3 28.5-57.4 46 57.7 42.6-71.5
Catawba 78 29 41.3 28.8-55.1 49 58.7 44.9-71.2
Cumberland 102 41 44.0 31.6-57.2 61 56.0 42.8-68.4
Davidson 103 34 30.1 20.9-41.3 69 69.9 58.7-79.1
Durham 68 15 28.9 14.9-48.5 53 71.1 51.5-85.1
Forsyth 83 22 24.7 15.1-37.7 61 75.3 62.3-84.9
Gaston 110 39 40.4 27.2-55.1 71 59.6 44.9-72.8
Guilford 80 24 24.7 15.6-36.8 56 75.3 63.2-84.4
Iredell 100 21 21.9 13.7-33.1 79 78.1 66.9-86.3
Johnston 77 28 43.0 28.0-59.3 49 57.0 40.7-72.0
Mecklenburg 116 32 30.3 19.8-43.3 84 69.7 56.7-80.2
New Hanover 77 22 26.1 16.6-38.6 55 73.9 61.4-83.4
Onslow 90 28 25.2 15.8-37.6 62 74.8 62.4-84.2
Orange 52 14 23.1 13.3-37.0 38 76.9 63.0-86.7
Pitt 74 27 33.4 21.8-47.4 47 66.6 52.6-78.2
Randolph 90 19 19.8 12.2-30.5 71 80.2 69.5-87.8
Robeson 104 22 20.9 12.6-32.6 82 79.1 67.4-87.4
Rowan 103 22 26.7 15.0-43.0 81 73.3 57.0-85.0
Union 68 20 31.7 19.6-47.0 48 68.3 53.0-80.4
Wake 141 46 29.2 21.1-38.9 95 70.8 61.1-78.9
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 118 31 30.5 20.3-43.0 87 69.5 57.0-79.7
Northeast Partnership II 105 27 23.6 15.7-33.9 78 76.4 66.1-84.3
Northeast Partnership I 118 30 21.9 14.3-32.0 88 78.1 68.0-85.7
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 68 19 32.4 19.4-48.8 49 67.6 51.2-80.6
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 108 35 28.8 19.2-40.7 73 71.2 59.3-80.8
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 99 26 26.6 17.6-38.1 73 73.4 61.9-82.4
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 105 23 20.0 12.7-29.9 82 80.0 70.1-87.3
Chatham/Lee/Moore 95 23 20.7 12.6-32.0 72 79.3 68.0-87.4
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 137 35 33.5 23.4-45.5 102 66.5 54.5-76.6
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 118 39 36.5 26.4-48.0 79 63.5 52.0-73.6
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 78 25 29.7 19.6-42.2 53 70.3 57.8-80.4
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 106 29 28.7 17.8-42.6 77 71.3 57.4-82.2
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 168 48 26.4 19.2-35.2 120 73.6 64.8-80.8
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 266 69 26.0 19.2-34.3 197 74.0 65.7-80.8
No 3,133 904 29.4 27.3-31.7 2,229 70.6 68.3-72.7
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,164 339 29.4 25.8-33.1 825 70.6 66.9-74.2
Piedmont 1,823 511 29.4 26.5-32.5 1,312 70.6 67.5-73.5
Western NC 412 123 28.3 23.2-34.1 289 71.7 65.9-76.8
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 258 73 26.5 20.4-33.6 185 73.5 66.4-79.6
Northwest 685 199 29.9 25.5-34.7 486 70.1 65.3-74.5
Charlotte 452 140 33.9 27.6-40.9 312 66.1 59.1-72.4
Greensboro 421 106 24.7 19.6-30.6 315 75.3 69.4-80.4
Southern Regional 390 113 31.6 25.0-38.9 277 68.4 61.1-75.0
Coastal 174 45 24.1 17.4-32.3 129 75.9 67.7-82.6
Wake 424 124 31.0 25.1-37.5 300 69.0 62.5-74.9
Area L 156 42 23.4 16.2-32.5 114 76.6 67.5-83.8
Eastern 439 131 29.1 23.8-35.1 308 70.9 64.9-76.2

Back to Quit Now NC.

*Asked only of respondents who reported 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, Edgecombe, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.

*** 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.

****Learn about the NC Area Health Education Centers Program

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 16AUG06.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook