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2006 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 1,125 113 9.7 7.5-12.3 77 5.5 4.1- 7.2 13 1.6 0.9- 3.0 697 61.0 56.9-65.0 225 22.3 18.9-26.0
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 35 6 8.8 3.5-20.6 1 1.0 0.1- 7.3 0 0.0 . - . 24 83.1 67.6-92.1 4 7.0 2.3-19.3
Buncombe 21 2 3.4 0.7-15.0 2 4.2 0.9-16.8 1 2.8 0.4-18.2 11 54.8 27.3-79.6 5 34.8 12.4-66.7
Cabarrus 21 2 7.7 1.7-28.6 2 29.3 6.1-72.6 0 0.0 . - . 10 39.6 17.0-67.7 7 23.4 9.0-48.4
Catawba 24 1 0.7 0.1- 4.9 5 20.6 6.6-48.6 0 0.0 . - . 10 49.3 25.4-73.5 8 29.5 13.0-53.9
Cumberland 45 5 10.8 4.0-26.0 3 7.9 2.1-25.5 0 0.0 . - . 33 75.7 58.1-87.5 4 5.6 1.7-17.0
Davidson 35 4 9.5 3.0-26.3 1 1.9 0.3-12.5 0 0.0 . - . 23 55.2 33.5-75.1 7 33.4 14.8-59.1
Durham 19 1 4.9 0.7-28.1 1 2.6 0.4-16.9 1 5.9 0.8-32.3 12 62.8 37.1-82.8 4 23.9 8.2-52.4
Forsyth 25 4 19.8 7.1-44.5 1 1.5 0.2-10.2 0 0.0 . - . 16 66.6 42.6-84.3 4 12.1 4.0-31.0
Gaston 34 2 4.1 0.9-16.3 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.7 0.2-11.8 24 81.0 63.4-91.3 7 13.1 5.2-29.5
Guilford 29 3 5.9 1.7-18.4 1 0.8 0.1- 6.0 0 0.0 . - . 20 78.6 57.9-90.7 5 14.7 5.1-35.5
Iredell 34 3 19.2 5.4-49.7 5 10.7 4.0-25.7 0 0.0 . - . 16 38.5 21.1-59.5 10 31.5 15.7-53.2
Johnston 27 3 7.8 2.3-23.4 3 11.8 3.5-32.9 0 0.0 . - . 17 64.3 43.4-80.9 4 16.2 5.9-37.2
Mecklenburg 44 4 5.2 1.7-14.8 1 1.3 0.2- 9.1 2 5.1 1.2-19.4 31 75.3 57.1-87.5 6 13.1 5.3-28.6
New Hanover 25 4 17.8 6.5-40.2 2 8.6 2.0-30.7 1 5.7 0.8-31.2 17 65.0 41.9-82.7 1 2.9 0.4-18.3
Onslow 31 2 2.8 0.6-12.3 1 4.7 0.6-27.2 0 0.0 . - . 20 48.0 25.0-71.8 8 44.6 20.8-71.1
Orange 13 4 25.8 8.8-55.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 8 69.9 40.8-88.7 1 4.3 0.6-25.9
Pitt 35 3 10.6 3.4-28.5 5 12.2 4.6-28.7 2 13.2 2.6-46.0 19 48.1 29.9-66.9 6 15.8 6.5-33.9
Randolph 31 2 5.2 1.2-19.6 2 8.6 2.1-29.1 0 0.0 . - . 22 57.7 35.3-77.4 5 28.4 11.4-55.0
Robeson 28 1 2.0 0.3-13.1 1 2.7 0.4-17.4 0 0.0 . - . 18 61.6 39.1-80.0 8 33.7 16.2-57.2
Rowan 29 2 10.1 2.3-35.2 2 9.4 2.3-31.5 0 0.0 . - . 20 67.9 46.2-83.9 5 12.6 4.6-30.2
Union 24 2 7.9 1.9-27.3 3 18.5 5.3-47.7 0 0.0 . - . 14 60.7 36.7-80.5 5 13.0 4.9-30.0
Wake 32 1 1.7 0.2-11.3 5 14.1 5.0-33.9 1 4.5 0.6-25.8 20 52.4 32.4-71.7 5 27.4 11.7-51.8
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 27 4 12.3 4.2-31.0 2 4.8 1.1-18.0 0 0.0 . - . 11 29.6 14.9-50.1 10 53.4 31.7-73.8
Northeast Partnership II*** 40 2 4.2 1.0-16.2 4 7.9 2.8-20.5 0 0.0 . - . 27 71.3 53.4-84.4 7 16.5 7.2-33.6
Northeast Partnership I*** 22 4 18.5 6.6-42.3 1 2.2 0.3-14.3 0 0.0 . - . 15 72.3 49.1-87.6 2 7.0 1.7-24.9
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 37 1 1.9 0.3-12.7 1 2.9 0.4-18.1 0 0.0 . - . 25 58.3 38.8-75.5 10 36.9 20.4-57.2
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 38 3 8.9 2.6-26.3 1 3.8 0.5-22.6 2 3.3 0.8-12.7 28 75.5 57.9-87.3 4 8.4 2.9-21.9
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 40 4 18.1 7.0-39.2 1 1.7 0.2-11.4 0 0.0 . - . 26 55.8 38.0-72.3 9 24.4 12.2-42.9
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 40 4 8.9 2.9-24.2 4 7.9 2.6-21.5 0 0.0 . - . 23 68.1 49.5-82.3 9 15.2 6.8-30.3
Chatham/Lee/Moore 40 5 10.2 4.1-23.2 5 9.8 3.8-23.3 0 0.0 . - . 21 60.2 43.0-75.2 9 19.8 10.0-35.6
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 35 8 18.3 7.5-38.1 4 7.9 2.7-21.1 0 0.0 . - . 13 42.3 22.0-65.5 10 31.6 14.6-55.5
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 32 7 33.5 14.4-60.1 2 4.4 0.9-19.6 0 0.0 . - . 16 37.8 20.7-58.5 7 24.3 11.0-45.4
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 33 3 5.6 1.4-19.9 2 3.9 0.7-18.3 1 3.8 0.5-23.1 18 45.5 24.8-67.9 9 41.2 19.3-67.1
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 45 3 11.2 3.1-33.5 1 1.2 0.2- 7.9 1 4.6 0.6-26.2 34 60.4 40.1-77.6 6 22.6 9.3-45.5
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 55 4 5.8 1.5-19.6 2 4.5 1.1-16.6 0 0.0 . - . 35 58.7 40.7-74.6 14 31.0 16.6-50.3
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP***
Yes 77 9 10.1 4.9-19.6 7 7.5 3.4-15.8 0 0.0 . - . 49 65.1 51.8-76.4 12 17.3 9.4-29.7
No 1,048 104 9.6 7.4-12.5 70 5.4 4.0- 7.2 13 1.7 0.9- 3.2 648 60.8 56.5-64.9 213 22.5 19.0-26.5
NC REGIONS**
Eastern NC 401 38 9.7 6.6-13.9 27 5.7 3.6- 9.0 5 1.4 0.6- 3.7 256 62.5 56.2-68.4 75 20.7 15.9-26.5
Piedmont 587 63 10.3 7.2-14.6 42 5.7 3.9- 8.4 6 1.8 0.7- 4.3 356 61.1 55.3-66.7 120 21.1 16.7-26.1
Western NC 137 12 7.4 3.7-14.3 8 4.2 1.9- 8.9 2 1.4 0.3- 5.6 85 57.9 46.4-68.6 30 29.2 19.2-41.8
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)
Mountain AHEC*** 76 6 5.1 1.7-14.3 4 4.4 1.5-12.3 1 0.9 0.1- 5.9 46 57.5 42.1-71.5 19 32.1 19.1-48.7
Northwest 231 24 15.2 9.0-24.5 18 4.6 2.6- 7.8 1 0.7 0.1- 4.6 135 50.7 41.5-59.9 53 28.9 20.5-39.0
Charlotte 147 15 9.5 4.3-19.8 6 4.8 1.7-13.0 4 4.6 1.5-13.8 94 68.4 56.8-78.2 28 12.6 7.9-19.7
Greensboro 141 19 7.8 4.5-13.1 5 2.9 1.1- 7.8 0 0.0 . - . 92 71.7 60.9-80.4 25 17.6 10.6-27.8
Southern Regional 139 15 9.8 5.5-17.0 11 6.2 3.0-12.6 0 0.0 . - . 89 71.6 62.1-79.5 24 12.4 7.8-19.2
Coastal 61 7 16.1 7.2-32.2 3 3.9 1.2-12.1 1 1.7 0.2-11.3 41 60.8 45.2-74.4 9 17.4 8.4-32.7
Wake 127 10 5.6 2.7-11.3 15 11.2 6.0-19.9 2 2.9 0.7-11.4 77 55.5 44.1-66.3 23 24.8 15.6-37.1
Area L 57 3 4.2 1.3-12.5 3 4.2 1.3-13.0 0 0.0 . - . 41 71.5 55.7-83.3 10 20.1 10.0-36.2
Eastern 146 14 9.1 4.7-17.0 12 7.1 3.5-13.8 4 3.3 1.1- 9.4 82 49.8 39.3-60.3 34 30.7 21.1-42.3

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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.

**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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