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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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During the past 30 days, did you smoke cigars, cigarillos, or little cigars?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,538 168 5.8 4.5- 7.3 5,370 94.2 92.7-95.5
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 162 4 3.8 1.3-10.9 158 96.2 89.1-98.7
Buncombe 165 3 2.1 0.6- 6.6 162 97.9 93.4-99.4
Cabarrus 144 5 3.2 1.3- 8.0 139 96.8 92.0-98.7
Catawba 134 2 2.9 0.7-11.5 132 97.1 88.5-99.3
Cumberland 166 5 2.6 1.0- 6.7 161 97.4 93.3-99.0
Davidson 149 1 0.9 0.1- 5.9 148 99.1 94.1-99.9
Durham 203 4 4.6 1.3-14.5 199 95.4 85.5-98.7
Forsyth 181 9 8.1 3.2-18.8 172 91.9 81.2-96.8
Gaston 135 5 6.7 2.6-15.9 130 93.3 84.1-97.4
Guilford 181 8 10.0 3.7-24.4 173 90.0 75.6-96.3
Iredell 185 8 8.9 3.4-21.2 177 91.1 78.8-96.6
Johnston 153 3 2.5 0.6- 9.5 150 97.5 90.5-99.4
Mecklenburg 260 13 11.2 5.5-21.3 247 88.8 78.7-94.5
New Hanover 172 4 2.4 0.9- 6.6 168 97.6 93.4-99.1
Onslow 154 3 3.0 0.9- 9.7 151 97.0 90.3-99.1
Orange 151 1 0.5 0.1- 3.5 150 99.5 96.5-99.9
Pitt 162 4 3.0 1.1- 8.4 158 97.0 91.6-98.9
Randolph 140 6 7.0 2.8-16.4 134 93.0 83.6-97.2
Robeson 128 4 6.6 2.1-18.6 124 93.4 81.4-97.9
Rowan 188 4 1.5 0.4- 5.0 184 98.5 95.0-99.6
Union 148 4 2.6 0.9- 7.3 144 97.4 92.7-99.1
Wake 269 9 4.4 2.1- 9.2 260 95.6 90.8-97.9
Wayne 156 2 1.0 0.2- 4.7 154 99.0 95.3-99.8
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 1,485 43 6.3 3.8-10.5 1,442 93.7 89.5-96.2
Piedmont 2,864 88 5.6 4.1- 7.6 2,776 94.4 92.4-95.9
Western NC 1,189 37 5.2 3.4- 7.7 1,152 94.8 92.3-96.6
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 896 29 5.8 3.7- 9.1 867 94.2 90.9-96.3
Northwest 1,165 33 5.0 3.0- 8.2 1,132 95.0 91.8-97.0
Charlotte 737 27 6.7 3.7-11.7 710 93.3 88.3-96.3
Greensboro 697 20 5.9 2.8-12.1 677 94.1 87.9-97.2
Southern Regional 484 15 4.0 2.0- 8.0 469 96.0 92.0-98.0
Coastal 230 9 18.3 7.3-38.9 221 81.7 61.1-92.7
Wake 677 19 4.8 2.7- 8.4 658 95.2 91.6-97.3
Area L 51 2 4.0 0.7-19.4 49 96.0 80.6-99.3
Eastern 601 14 3.9 1.8- 8.1 587 96.1 91.9-98.2

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*Asked of all respondents regardless of smoking status.

^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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