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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 919 119 12.4 10.0-15.3 71 8.1 6.0-10.8 14 2.9 1.4- 5.9 523 51.9 47.4-56.3 192 24.7 20.7-29.1
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 20 1 5.0 0.7-28.7 4 24.7 8.4-54.0 1 10.3 1.5-46.7 12 52.9 28.2-76.2 2 7.1 1.5-27.3
Buncombe 25 6 20.3 7.7-43.6 2 6.4 1.4-25.2 3 20.2 5.4-52.9 10 35.6 17.3-59.5 4 17.4 5.1-45.4
Cabarrus 29 2 7.5 1.8-26.5 1 1.6 0.2-10.7 0 0.0 . - . 20 72.7 51.2-87.1 6 18.2 7.4-38.3
Catawba 29 2 6.3 1.4-23.8 2 5.7 1.3-21.1 0 0.0 . - . 19 60.6 36.9-80.1 6 27.5 10.4-55.1
Cumberland 39 8 17.0 7.3-34.8 1 2.0 0.3-13.2 3 11.3 2.7-37.4 16 31.2 16.6-50.8 11 38.5 18.3-63.6
Davidson 33 6 23.9 10.5-45.6 3 10.1 2.9-29.8 0 0.0 . - . 21 58.8 38.9-76.3 3 7.2 2.0-22.5
Durham 14 2 4.9 1.0-21.9 1 3.8 0.5-24.8 0 0.0 . - . 7 70.7 35.9-91.2 4 20.6 4.7-57.7
Forsyth 19 2 7.8 1.9-27.5 1 13.3 2.0-53.8 0 0.0 . - . 12 61.6 34.8-82.9 4 17.3 5.5-42.8
Gaston 35 4 7.6 2.3-22.0 2 5.8 1.2-23.4 2 27.6 7.4-64.4 19 40.4 21.5-62.7 8 18.7 8.2-37.3
Guilford 22 4 15.3 5.0-38.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 13 65.2 41.7-83.1 5 19.5 7.0-43.6
Iredell 20 3 12.1 3.7-33.4 2 14.4 2.6-51.0 0 0.0 . - . 13 59.3 32.5-81.5 2 14.2 2.6-50.8
Johnston 27 4 12.4 4.1-32.2 2 3.4 0.7-14.6 0 0.0 . - . 17 66.0 40.6-84.7 4 18.1 5.9-43.8
Mecklenburg 31 6 15.8 6.1-35.2 2 7.5 1.8-26.7 0 0.0 . - . 18 49.7 26.8-72.7 5 27.1 8.9-58.6
New Hanover 21 2 5.9 1.4-22.0 2 7.5 1.8-26.4 0 0.0 . - . 15 77.2 54.5-90.6 2 9.3 2.0-34.1
Onslow 27 4 16.0 5.8-37.1 5 20.4 8.2-42.4 0 0.0 . - . 12 34.6 18.4-55.4 6 29.0 12.3-54.3
Orange 12 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 7 44.6 19.6-72.7 5 55.4 27.3-80.4
Pitt 25 6 17.9 7.3-37.7 3 11.6 3.3-33.2 0 0.0 . - . 12 59.4 36.2-79.1 4 11.1 3.8-28.4
Randolph 19 4 26.8 9.4-56.4 2 11.7 2.9-37.0 0 0.0 . - . 9 43.8 22.1-68.1 4 17.8 5.9-42.7
Robeson 22 3 11.1 2.9-34.1 3 13.9 4.1-37.6 0 0.0 . - . 11 52.5 27.1-76.6 5 22.6 7.9-49.7
Rowan 21 2 6.2 1.4-24.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 14 48.4 19.7-78.2 5 45.4 16.3-78.0
Union 20 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.2 0.4-20.0 1 9.5 1.3-44.7 12 52.6 26.9-77.1 6 34.7 14.8-61.9
Wake 44 9 18.6 9.2-34.0 6 12.7 5.6-26.4 0 0.0 . - . 23 51.1 35.2-66.7 6 17.7 7.8-35.4
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 30 3 7.2 2.2-21.4 1 3.4 0.5-21.1 0 0.0 . - . 17 54.6 31.0-76.3 9 34.8 15.1-61.6
Northeast Partnership II 26 0 0.0 . - . 3 23.0 7.6-51.9 1 4.1 0.6-24.2 12 33.0 17.4-53.5 10 39.9 21.4-61.8
Northeast Partnership I 27 5 22.6 7.7-50.4 1 4.3 0.6-25.3 1 4.3 0.6-25.3 15 50.3 29.2-71.3 5 18.5 7.3-39.6
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 17 1 10.2 1.4-47.1 2 19.2 3.3-61.9 0 0.0 . - . 10 50.3 23.0-77.4 4 20.4 6.4-49.0
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 33 1 2.9 0.4-18.4 2 13.5 3.1-43.2 0 0.0 . - . 23 64.3 42.9-81.2 7 19.2 8.6-37.6
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 25 5 34.9 15.9-60.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 17 53.1 31.2-73.9 3 12.0 3.7-32.2
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 22 1 6.0 0.8-32.6 4 18.2 6.7-40.8 0 0.0 . - . 14 57.7 34.0-78.3 3 18.1 5.1-47.5
Chatham/Lee/Moore 20 5 15.3 5.6-35.4 2 10.8 2.0-41.6 0 0.0 . - . 8 41.8 18.4-69.6 5 32.1 12.1-62.0
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 33 7 12.6 5.4-26.6 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.0 0.1- 6.8 16 46.3 26.5-67.3 9 40.2 20.6-63.5
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 36 2 6.2 1.1-28.4 2 5.7 1.2-23.2 0 0.0 . - . 20 56.0 36.3-73.9 12 32.1 17.0-52.1
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 24 3 18.3 6.0-43.8 2 6.0 1.1-25.9 1 4.8 0.7-27.2 15 60.7 38.6-79.2 3 10.3 3.2-28.6
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 27 3 15.4 4.3-42.5 3 5.0 1.4-16.4 0 0.0 . - . 15 36.7 17.6-61.0 6 42.9 17.8-72.3
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 45 3 11.2 3.3-31.5 4 11.5 3.5-31.6 0 0.0 . - . 29 57.3 39.2-73.6 9 20.0 9.4-37.8
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 65 6 7.6 2.8-19.3 4 9.2 3.1-24.3 2 2.5 0.6-10.0 34 43.7 27.7-61.2 19 36.9 20.9-56.3
No 854 113 12.7 10.2-15.8 67 8.0 5.9-10.9 12 3.0 1.4- 6.2 489 52.5 47.9-57.0 173 23.8 19.8-28.4
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 321 45 13.6 9.6-19.0 23 7.6 4.4-12.7 6 2.4 0.8- 7.3 177 50.7 43.3-58.2 70 25.7 19.1-33.6
Piedmont 481 62 11.9 8.8-15.9 38 8.4 5.6-12.5 4 2.6 0.8- 8.4 277 51.7 45.4-57.9 100 25.4 19.9-31.9
Western NC 117 12 11.8 6.2-21.3 10 8.1 3.7-17.1 4 5.1 1.5-15.9 69 55.0 43.5-66.0 22 20.0 12.0-31.4
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 70 9 14.3 6.7-28.0 6 9.8 3.7-23.6 3 6.9 1.7-23.6 39 49.9 35.9-63.9 13 19.1 10.1-33.2
Northwest 188 20 10.6 6.2-17.4 13 6.8 3.4-13.3 1 0.6 0.1- 4.0 120 57.9 48.0-67.1 34 24.2 16.0-34.7
Charlotte 132 16 12.3 6.7-21.3 7 4.7 1.9-10.8 3 7.7 2.1-24.6 76 45.5 33.5-58.0 30 29.8 18.2-44.8
Greensboro 100 10 9.2 4.5-18.1 8 8.5 3.6-18.7 1 1.3 0.2- 8.5 56 54.5 41.8-66.7 25 26.5 17.1-38.6
Southern Regional 107 23 18.3 11.0-28.8 7 8.1 2.8-21.1 4 5.2 1.3-18.2 46 38.1 27.0-50.6 27 30.4 18.8-45.3
Coastal 43 5 15.7 5.7-36.4 2 2.6 0.6-10.2 0 0.0 . - . 31 69.2 50.7-83.2 5 12.4 4.9-28.2
Wake 118 18 12.6 7.3-21.0 15 12.8 6.6-23.3 0 0.0 . - . 66 56.9 45.1-67.9 19 17.7 10.5-28.3
Area L 37 3 17.3 5.0-45.4 3 12.2 3.5-35.2 2 5.2 1.3-19.1 23 50.3 31.2-69.3 6 15.0 6.1-32.6
Eastern 124 15 8.0 4.5-14.0 10 7.5 3.6-15.0 0 0.0 . - . 66 53.3 41.3-64.9 33 31.1 20.5-44.2

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*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

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