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2009 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 964 318 37.8 32.6-43.1 646 62.2 56.9-67.4
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 18 5 29.2 11.5-56.7 13 70.8 43.3-88.5
Buncombe 27 4 7.6 2.6-20.3 23 92.4 79.7-97.4
Cabarrus 24 9 48.7 26.6-71.3 15 51.3 28.7-73.4
Catawba 22 5 28.0 9.7-58.6 17 72.0 41.4-90.3
Cumberland 35 19 60.7 40.4-77.9 16 39.3 22.1-59.6
Davidson 32 7 23.4 10.7-43.9 25 76.6 56.1-89.3
Durham 22 11 42.7 18.6-70.8 11 57.3 29.2-81.4
Forsyth 28 13 55.4 28.8-79.2 15 44.6 20.8-71.2
Gaston 28 7 40.4 16.5-69.9 21 59.6 30.1-83.5
Guilford 26 7 22.8 9.7-44.9 19 77.2 55.1-90.3
Iredell 25 8 50.6 24.4-76.5 17 49.4 23.5-75.6
Johnston 33 12 21.0 9.3-40.7 21 79.0 59.3-90.7
Mecklenburg 38 9 35.8 17.6-59.2 29 64.2 40.8-82.4
New Hanover 23 11 46.3 22.0-72.5 12 53.7 27.5-78.0
Onslow 36 15 36.3 20.5-55.6 21 63.7 44.4-79.5
Orange 16 2 18.4 3.8-56.1 14 81.6 43.9-96.2
Pitt 28 19 76.3 55.0-89.4 9 23.7 10.6-45.0
Randolph 29 8 34.3 11.2-68.5 21 65.7 31.5-88.8
Robeson 38 15 49.3 30.5-68.3 23 50.7 31.7-69.5
Rowan 41 14 55.3 30.9-77.4 27 44.7 22.6-69.1
Union 20 10 65.3 39.1-84.6 10 34.7 15.4-60.9
Wake 30 10 35.5 18.3-57.6 20 64.5 42.4-81.7
Wayne 31 16 52.0 30.2-73.1 15 48.0 26.9-69.8
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 307 134 42.7 32.9-53.1 173 57.3 46.9-67.1
Piedmont 440 139 38.4 31.5-45.7 301 61.6 54.3-68.5
Western NC 217 45 23.4 16.1-32.7 172 76.6 67.3-83.9
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 148 27 19.8 12.5-30.0 121 80.2 70.0-87.5
Northwest 224 66 39.9 29.4-51.4 158 60.1 48.6-70.6
Charlotte 119 41 48.8 35.8-62.0 78 51.2 38.0-64.2
Greensboro 99 24 23.0 12.9-37.5 75 77.0 62.5-87.1
Southern Regional 116 49 46.9 33.5-60.7 67 53.1 39.3-66.5
Coastal 40 16 43.1 18.8-71.3 24 56.9 28.7-81.2
Wake 92 35 30.6 19.9-43.8 57 69.4 56.2-80.1
Area L 8 3 53.8 15.8-87.9 5 46.2 12.1-84.2
Eastern 118 57 40.9 26.7-56.7 61 59.1 43.3-73.3

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*Asked of current smokers or those who last smoked less than 30 days ago.

^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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