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2006 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 2,613 323 11.0 9.4-12.9 218 10.0 8.3-12.0 2,072 79.0 76.5-81.2
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 59 6 8.1 3.5-17.8 6 10.6 4.3-23.7 47 81.3 67.7-90.0
Buncombe 51 8 12.7 5.7-25.9 4 14.9 5.2-36.0 39 72.4 54.1-85.3
Cabarrus 66 5 5.3 1.7-15.0 6 15.2 5.8-34.3 55 79.5 61.8-90.2
Catawba 54 6 9.0 3.4-21.5 2 2.4 0.5-10.4 46 88.7 76.0-95.1
Cumberland 67 8 12.7 5.6-26.3 6 7.1 2.8-17.0 53 80.2 66.2-89.3
Davidson 90 11 13.8 7.1-25.0 8 7.8 3.1-18.1 71 78.5 66.3-87.1
Durham 43 5 6.8 2.5-17.4 4 5.6 1.7-17.0 34 87.6 74.4-94.5
Forsyth 67 7 6.1 2.7-13.4 5 4.5 1.6-12.1 55 89.3 80.4-94.5
Gaston 61 10 13.9 6.9-26.0 7 12.6 4.8-29.3 44 73.6 57.7-85.0
Guilford 61 6 9.4 4.0-20.5 3 5.6 1.5-18.6 52 85.0 72.0-92.6
Iredell 75 14 15.9 8.6-27.5 8 10.7 4.7-22.6 53 73.5 59.8-83.7
Johnston 89 10 11.4 5.6-21.9 6 12.7 4.1-33.5 73 75.9 59.2-87.2
Mecklenburg 103 3 2.5 0.6- 9.8 5 4.8 1.8-12.2 95 92.7 84.5-96.7
New Hanover 39 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 39 100 . - .
Onslow 80 7 14.7 6.3-30.4 4 3.0 1.0- 8.2 69 82.4 67.4-91.3
Orange 45 2 1.1 0.3- 4.8 2 2.5 0.5-11.0 41 96.4 88.7-98.9
Pitt 58 6 10.0 4.2-22.0 3 3.9 1.2-11.8 49 86.0 74.0-93.0
Randolph 74 14 30.8 13.8-55.4 3 8.8 2.3-28.3 57 60.3 39.0-78.4
Robeson 101 12 10.0 5.2-18.2 13 9.2 4.9-16.6 76 80.8 71.1-87.9
Rowan 69 9 7.5 3.2-16.4 2 3.9 1.0-14.5 58 88.6 77.9-94.5
Union 63 9 9.7 4.5-19.9 4 4.5 1.5-12.9 50 85.8 74.6-92.5
Wake 66 2 2.5 0.6-10.2 6 12.0 4.7-27.5 58 85.5 70.5-93.6
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 68 6 7.8 3.2-17.8 5 12.1 4.7-27.7 57 80.1 64.8-89.9
Northeast Partnership II*** 88 16 11.5 6.3-20.1 5 8.1 2.9-20.6 67 80.5 68.4-88.7
Northeast Partnership I*** 70 9 8.4 3.9-17.1 14 23.2 12.9-37.9 47 68.5 54.1-80.0
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 73 5 4.6 1.5-12.7 4 3.5 1.1-10.4 64 91.9 83.2-96.3
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 89 9 7.1 3.2-14.7 10 12.8 4.7-30.3 70 80.1 64.9-89.8
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 85 10 14.4 7.0-27.4 6 10.9 4.5-23.9 69 74.7 60.8-85.0
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 74 9 12.0 5.7-23.6 2 2.8 0.7-10.6 63 85.2 73.4-92.3
Chatham/Lee/Moore 69 10 17.4 8.5-32.2 6 19.8 8.0-41.1 53 62.8 45.5-77.4
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 128 23 17.7 11.1-27.0 18 13.0 7.4-22.1 87 69.3 58.5-78.3
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 97 13 10.6 5.7-18.9 12 11.9 5.9-22.5 72 77.5 66.2-85.8
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 86 23 23.5 13.7-37.3 10 25.5 12.2-45.9 53 50.9 36.1-65.6
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 90 16 15.7 8.6-26.9 10 14.2 6.3-28.9 64 70.2 56.0-81.3
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 115 14 16.7 7.5-32.9 9 9.0 3.6-21.1 92 74.3 58.9-85.3
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP***
Yes 187 27 8.8 5.6-13.8 20 11.4 6.7-18.7 140 79.8 71.9-85.9
No 2,426 296 11.2 9.5-13.1 198 9.9 8.1-12.0 1,932 78.9 76.3-81.3
NC REGIONS**
Eastern NC 927 101 9.7 7.6-12.4 82 10.1 7.3-13.8 744 80.2 76.2-83.6
Piedmont 1,364 164 9.9 8.1-12.2 104 8.5 6.5-11.0 1,096 81.6 78.6-84.3
Western NC 322 58 16.7 11.3-24.1 32 14.7 9.5-22.0 232 68.6 60.4-75.7
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)
Mountain AHEC*** 166 22 15.7 8.2-27.9 13 10.5 5.2-20.2 131 73.8 61.8-83.1
Northwest 570 89 12.7 9.8-16.2 54 11.9 8.3-16.8 427 75.4 70.1-80.0
Charlotte 365 44 9.5 6.2-14.2 30 8.4 5.0-14.0 291 82.1 75.8-87.0
Greensboro 319 41 12.9 8.2-19.7 20 7.4 4.2-12.7 258 79.7 72.4-85.5
Southern Regional 323 37 11.3 7.5-16.7 36 10.0 6.6-14.8 250 78.7 72.4-83.9
Coastal 117 11 11.8 5.9-22.2 6 7.9 3.2-18.1 100 80.3 68.8-88.3
Wake 298 29 7.0 4.5-10.8 20 9.8 5.3-17.4 249 83.2 75.9-88.7
Area L 113 13 6.5 3.4-11.8 12 11.1 5.8-20.2 88 82.5 73.2-89.0
Eastern 342 37 9.1 6.1-13.4 27 11.3 6.3-19.7 278 79.5 71.7-85.7

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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.

**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.

***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.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

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