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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,720 1,205 45.1 42.1-48.0 1,515 54.9 52.0-57.9
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 66 32 48.2 33.6-63.0 34 51.8 37.0-66.4
Buncombe 58 23 47.5 31.6-63.9 35 52.5 36.1-68.4
Cabarrus 67 30 42.3 28.4-57.5 37 57.7 42.5-71.6
Catawba 78 34 56.4 42.0-69.8 44 43.6 30.2-58.0
Cumberland 103 47 51.9 39.7-63.8 56 48.1 36.2-60.3
Davidson 78 33 49.5 33.5-65.7 45 50.5 34.3-66.5
Durham 56 32 53.4 33.8-72.1 24 46.6 27.9-66.2
Forsyth 74 31 39.9 26.9-54.6 43 60.1 45.4-73.1
Gaston 86 37 36.7 23.3-52.6 49 63.3 47.4-76.7
Guilford 59 30 41.1 25.1-59.3 29 58.9 40.7-74.9
Iredell 75 39 56.3 42.3-69.4 36 43.7 30.6-57.7
Johnston 93 40 53.8 38.9-68.1 53 46.2 31.9-61.1
Mecklenburg 84 32 36.2 24.3-50.1 52 63.8 49.9-75.7
New Hanover 48 23 38.1 22.1-57.3 25 61.9 42.7-77.9
Onslow 76 34 51.1 35.3-66.7 42 48.9 33.3-64.7
Orange 35 14 54.6 33.2-74.4 21 45.4 25.6-66.8
Pitt 59 29 48.3 30.9-66.1 30 51.7 33.9-69.1
Randolph 71 32 38.0 24.4-53.8 39 62.0 46.2-75.6
Robeson 85 37 38.0 26.4-51.2 48 62.0 48.8-73.6
Rowan 80 37 51.4 36.3-66.2 43 48.6 33.8-63.7
Union 62 27 41.4 24.2-61.0 35 58.6 39.0-75.8
Wake 65 33 50.8 35.6-65.8 32 49.2 34.2-64.4
Wayne 91 51 64.9 51.3-76.5 40 35.1 23.5-48.7
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 941 428 45.6 40.7-50.7 513 54.4 49.3-59.3
Piedmont 1,227 557 46.0 41.7-50.3 670 54.0 49.7-58.3
Western NC 552 220 40.8 35.0-46.8 332 59.2 53.2-65.0
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 353 122 36.9 29.9-44.6 231 63.1 55.4-70.1
Northwest 624 287 45.1 39.5-50.9 337 54.9 49.1-60.5
Charlotte 342 144 39.9 32.8-47.4 198 60.1 52.6-67.2
Greensboro 264 122 46.6 36.9-56.7 142 53.4 43.3-63.1
Southern Regional 300 139 50.8 42.6-59.0 161 49.2 41.0-57.4
Coastal 115 50 38.7 28.3-50.2 65 61.3 49.8-71.7
Wake 267 131 52.0 42.8-61.1 136 48.0 38.9-57.2
Area L 83 35 42.6 28.3-58.2 48 57.4 41.8-71.7
Eastern 372 175 43.8 35.5-52.4 197 56.2 47.6-64.5

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*Asked only of respondents who reported smoking daily or occasionally.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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.

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