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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Tobacco Use Prevention (Asked January--June Only)

Not including yourself, how many adults who live in your household smoke cigarettes, cigars or pipes?

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  Total
Respond.^
One adult Two adults Three or more adults No adults
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,996 1,013 20.6 19.1-22.1 129 4.9 3.8- 6.2 31 1.2 0.7- 1.9 3,823 73.4 71.6-75.1
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 135 28 24.5 15.6-36.4 7 5.9 2.5-13.4 1 3.7 0.5-21.7 99 65.9 53.6-76.4
Buncombe 108 22 24.4 15.8-35.7 2 1.3 0.3- 5.1 0 0.0 . - . 84 74.3 63.0-83.0
Cabarrus 126 20 11.9 7.2-18.9 4 8.4 2.7-23.3 0 0.0 . - . 102 79.7 68.0-87.9
Catawba 147 31 19.4 12.6-28.8 7 7.2 3.0-16.6 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2 108 73.0 62.4-81.5
Cumberland 127 37 33.4 24.2-44.0 2 3.6 0.7-17.3 0 0.0 . - . 88 63.0 52.1-72.7
Davidson 147 40 27.2 19.5-36.5 1 0.7 0.1- 4.6 1 1.4 0.2- 9.2 105 70.7 61.2-78.7
Durham 120 15 11.4 6.6-19.2 5 9.7 3.4-25.1 0 0.0 . - . 100 78.8 66.4-87.5
Forsyth 137 27 23.2 15.3-33.5 2 5.2 1.0-22.4 1 2.1 0.3-13.1 107 69.5 57.7-79.2
Gaston 132 26 22.0 14.3-32.5 3 2.4 0.7- 7.9 1 1.6 0.2-10.2 102 74.0 63.4-82.4
Guilford 142 27 17.1 11.1-25.5 3 5.8 1.5-20.4 0 0.0 . - . 112 77.1 66.4-85.1
Iredell 152 30 20.8 13.0-31.8 2 2.1 0.4- 9.9 2 2.5 0.6- 9.5 118 74.6 63.5-83.2
Johnston 134 36 22.4 14.3-33.1 5 13.0 4.9-30.5 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5 92 64.4 51.1-75.8
Mecklenburg 212 29 12.0 8.1-17.4 7 13.4 5.8-27.8 0 0.0 . - . 176 74.7 63.2-83.5
New Hanover 119 20 16.6 10.6-25.0 4 6.2 1.4-23.2 0 0.0 . - . 95 77.2 65.6-85.8
Onslow 132 32 24.3 16.7-34.1 5 13.1 5.3-29.1 1 0.5 0.1- 3.4 94 62.0 50.0-72.7
Orange 124 21 17.4 10.4-27.5 2 4.6 0.8-21.2 0 0.0 . - . 101 78.1 65.9-86.8
Pitt 122 29 24.4 16.8-34.0 1 1.0 0.1- 6.5 1 0.8 0.1- 5.6 91 73.8 64.1-81.7
Randolph 143 28 21.4 13.9-31.3 6 5.1 2.2-11.6 1 0.8 0.1- 5.5 108 72.7 62.3-81.1
Robeson 119 31 20.0 13.5-28.5 2 3.0 0.7-11.9 1 6.9 1.0-34.7 85 70.2 56.5-81.0
Rowan 147 30 22.7 15.7-31.7 3 2.3 0.7- 7.2 1 1.1 0.2- 7.2 113 73.9 64.7-81.4
Union 145 25 21.7 14.0-32.1 1 0.9 0.1- 6.0 0 0.0 . - . 119 77.4 67.0-85.2
Wake 198 24 10.7 7.0-15.9 2 1.8 0.5- 7.0 2 0.4 0.1- 1.6 170 87.1 81.3-91.3
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 129 25 17.6 10.8-27.4 4 3.8 1.4-10.0 1 1.2 0.2- 8.2 99 77.3 67.1-85.1
Northeast Partnership II*** 156 31 25.9 17.5-36.5 6 5.4 2.1-13.1 1 0.9 0.1- 5.9 118 67.8 57.1-76.9
Northeast Partnership I*** 122 16 13.3 7.7-21.9 7 7.2 3.3-15.2 1 0.6 0.1- 4.4 98 78.9 69.2-86.1
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 135 30 26.0 17.7-36.5 2 2.5 0.5-11.0 1 2.5 0.4-15.4 102 69.1 58.1-78.2
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 148 33 19.7 13.3-28.2 4 6.0 1.9-16.9 2 2.5 0.4-12.9 109 71.9 61.5-80.4
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 140 33 26.1 18.3-35.7 4 3.2 1.2- 8.6 1 0.9 0.1- 5.8 102 69.8 60.2-78.0
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 124 37 34.9 24.1-47.4 3 2.7 0.8- 9.0 2 3.7 0.9-14.1 82 58.7 46.7-69.7
Chatham/Lee/Moore 135 25 18.5 12.3-26.9 3 5.2 1.4-17.7 0 0.0 . - . 107 76.4 66.2-84.2
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 195 42 21.3 15.2-29.0 6 6.7 2.3-17.8 1 0.5 0.1- 3.6 146 71.5 62.2-79.4
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 145 27 19.6 13.4-27.8 3 2.6 0.8- 8.1 2 4.2 0.8-18.2 113 73.6 63.8-81.5
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 139 35 36.1 24.6-49.5 1 0.5 0.1- 3.6 2 1.9 0.4- 8.2 101 61.5 48.5-73.0
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 162 33 24.4 16.4-34.6 4 3.9 1.2-11.6 1 0.7 0.1- 4.7 124 71.1 60.7-79.6
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 198 38 20.4 13.4-29.7 6 1.7 0.6- 4.5 1 1.8 0.3-11.5 153 76.2 66.6-83.7
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP***
Yes 321 59 21.5 16.1-28.1 13 5.1 2.7- 9.3 3 1.3 0.4- 4.5 246 72.2 65.3-78.2
No 4,675 954 20.5 19.0-22.1 116 4.9 3.7- 6.3 28 1.2 0.7- 1.9 3,577 73.5 71.6-75.3
NC REGIONS**
Eastern NC 1,601 361 22.8 20.2-25.6 42 5.0 3.4- 7.4 12 1.5 0.7- 3.2 1,186 70.7 67.5-73.7
Piedmont 2,849 537 18.7 16.9-20.7 74 5.4 3.8- 7.5 14 0.9 0.5- 1.8 2,224 75.0 72.5-77.3
Western NC 546 115 23.6 18.9-28.9 13 2.5 1.2- 5.0 5 1.6 0.5- 4.7 413 72.4 66.8-77.3
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)
Mountain AHEC*** 306 60 21.6 15.8-28.7 8 1.6 0.7- 3.6 1 1.2 0.2- 8.3 237 75.6 68.3-81.7
Northwest 1,057 231 23.9 20.5-27.7 21 3.5 1.9- 6.5 11 2.2 1.0- 4.8 794 70.4 66.2-74.3
Charlotte 753 128 17.4 14.0-21.4 19 7.9 4.2-14.4 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6 605 74.4 68.7-79.4
Greensboro 685 136 20.8 17.0-25.2 22 5.7 3.1-10.3 4 1.2 0.4- 3.6 523 72.2 67.1-76.8
Southern Regional 495 118 23.6 18.9-29.0 9 3.1 1.3- 7.4 3 2.3 0.6- 8.0 365 71.0 64.9-76.4
Coastal 257 52 22.1 16.5-29.0 8 4.7 1.9-10.9 1 0.5 0.1- 3.7 196 72.7 65.2-79.0
Wake 630 114 15.0 12.0-18.6 20 5.6 3.3- 9.5 3 0.2 0.1- 0.8 493 79.2 74.7-83.0
Area L 198 43 24.5 17.8-32.7 5 2.2 0.9- 5.5 1 1.9 0.3-12.3 149 71.3 62.8-78.6
Eastern 615 131 21.2 17.3-25.8 17 5.9 3.2-10.6 6 1.0 0.4- 2.4 461 71.9 66.6-76.6

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^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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