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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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  Total
Respond.^
Often/Sometimes Rarely/Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 587 73 14.8 10.2-21.0 514 85.2 79.0-89.8
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 12 2 20.3 3.4-64.7 10 79.7 35.3-96.6
Buncombe 17 1 3.1 0.4-20.1 16 96.9 79.9-99.6
Cabarrus 11 2 29.3 7.4-68.3 9 70.7 31.7-92.6
Catawba 16 2 8.8 1.8-33.4 14 91.2 66.6-98.2
Cumberland 23 3 12.0 2.8-38.9 20 88.0 61.1-97.2
Davidson 15 0 0.0 . - . 15 100 . - .
Durham 11 1 19.4 2.9-66.4 10 80.6 33.6-97.1
Forsyth 10 2 13.9 2.9-46.5 8 86.1 53.5-97.1
Gaston 24 4 12.9 4.2-33.2 20 87.1 66.8-95.8
Guilford 12 3 47.7 10.9-87.1 9 52.3 12.9-89.1
Iredell 12 2 25.8 6.2-64.5 10 74.2 35.5-93.8
Johnston 20 1 1.3 0.2- 9.1 19 98.7 90.9-99.8
Mecklenburg 21 1 0.7 0.1- 5.3 20 99.3 94.7-99.9
New Hanover 5 0 0.0 . - . 5 100 . - .
Onslow 14 5 34.0 11.2-67.7 9 66.0 32.3-88.8
Orange 10 0 0.0 . - . 10 100 . - .
Pitt 7 0 0.0 . - . 7 100 . - .
Randolph 18 4 37.3 11.5-73.2 14 62.7 26.8-88.5
Robeson 15 1 2.7 0.4-17.9 14 97.3 82.1-99.6
Rowan 14 2 27.6 5.8-70.1 12 72.4 29.9-94.2
Union 12 1 18.8 2.8-64.8 11 81.2 35.2-97.2
Wake 11 0 0.0 . - . 11 100 . - .
Wayne 18 4 15.3 4.4-41.6 14 84.7 58.4-95.6
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 179 22 17.3 8.8-31.2 157 82.7 68.8-91.2
Piedmont 249 28 12.9 6.9-22.6 221 87.1 77.4-93.1
Western NC 159 23 16.7 10.5-25.7 136 83.3 74.3-89.5
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 101 13 16.0 8.6-28.0 88 84.0 72.0-91.4
Northwest 133 19 15.3 9.1-24.6 114 84.7 75.4-90.9
Charlotte 78 9 10.8 4.7-22.9 69 89.2 77.1-95.3
Greensboro 59 9 28.3 9.9-58.6 50 71.7 41.4-90.1
Southern Regional 64 5 16.7 4.4-46.5 59 83.3 53.5-95.6
Coastal 18 2 13.7 2.5-49.5 16 86.3 50.5-97.5
Wake 54 2 2.0 0.3-11.6 52 98.0 88.4-99.7
Area L 14 2 37.1 8.0-79.9 12 62.9 20.1-92.0
Eastern 66 12 15.4 6.9-30.9 54 84.6 69.1-93.1

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*Asked only current smokers who reported ever trying smokeless tobacco.

^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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