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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Tobacco Use

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,781 7,672 45.7 44.5-46.9 8,109 54.3 53.1-55.5
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 389 183 45.7 38.2-53.3 206 54.3 46.7-61.8
Buncombe 343 169 46.7 40.1-53.5 174 53.3 46.5-59.9
Cabarrus 369 173 43.6 36.7-50.7 196 56.4 49.3-63.3
Catawba 447 216 45.8 39.9-51.9 231 54.2 48.1-60.1
Cumberland 474 243 48.0 41.7-54.3 231 52.0 45.7-58.3
Davidson 405 210 49.9 43.2-56.6 195 50.1 43.4-56.8
Durham 394 184 43.2 36.0-50.7 210 56.8 49.3-64.0
Forsyth 406 201 43.5 37.5-49.7 205 56.5 50.3-62.5
Gaston 412 208 52.0 45.1-58.9 204 48.0 41.1-54.9
Guilford 420 184 38.2 31.5-45.3 236 61.8 54.7-68.5
Iredell 429 211 42.3 36.7-48.2 218 57.7 51.8-63.3
Johnston 469 227 47.3 40.8-53.8 242 52.7 46.2-59.2
Mecklenburg 672 288 35.9 31.7-40.4 384 64.1 59.6-68.3
New Hanover 370 188 50.7 43.5-58.0 182 49.3 42.0-56.5
Onslow 410 215 51.9 45.5-58.2 195 48.1 41.8-54.5
Orange 379 166 41.2 34.6-48.1 213 58.8 51.9-65.4
Pitt 391 175 40.3 33.8-47.2 216 59.7 52.8-66.2
Randolph 400 190 49.8 42.7-56.9 210 50.2 43.1-57.3
Robeson 396 201 44.7 37.0-52.6 195 55.3 47.4-63.0
Rowan 446 207 47.8 40.9-54.7 239 52.2 45.3-59.1
Union 409 176 42.8 36.0-49.8 233 57.2 50.2-64.0
Wake 582 246 37.6 32.9-42.4 336 62.4 57.6-67.1
Wayne 444 213 56.0 48.8-63.1 231 44.0 36.9-51.2
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 5,290 2,618 48.3 46.2-50.3 2,672 51.7 49.7-53.8
Piedmont 7,585 3,555 43.6 41.9-45.3 4,030 56.4 54.7-58.1
Western NC 2,906 1,499 49.8 47.2-52.4 1,407 50.2 47.6-52.8
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,904 981 49.5 46.4-52.6 923 50.5 47.4-53.6
Northwest 3,303 1,657 48.6 46.1-51.1 1,646 51.4 48.9-53.9
Charlotte 2,095 948 41.9 39.0-44.8 1,147 58.1 55.2-61.0
Greensboro 1,810 835 42.9 39.2-46.8 975 57.1 53.2-60.8
Southern Regional 1,540 765 46.7 42.9-50.5 775 53.3 49.5-57.1
Coastal 775 405 50.5 45.5-55.4 370 49.5 44.6-54.5
Wake 1,713 790 42.6 39.1-46.2 923 57.4 53.8-60.9
Area L 474 217 47.1 41.2-53.0 257 52.9 47.0-58.8
Eastern 2,167 1,074 49.1 45.8-52.4 1,093 50.9 47.6-54.2

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^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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