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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Quit Now NC

A telephone quitline is a free telephone-based service that connects people who smoke cigarettes
or use tobacco products with trained quit coaches who can help them quit.

Have you heard of the North Carolina Tobacco Use Quitline at 1-800-QuitNow or the website, QuitlineNC.org?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,935 4,171 39.4 37.8-41.0 7,764 60.6 59.0-62.2
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 318 127 43.9 34.1-54.2 191 56.1 45.8-65.9
Buncombe 371 97 27.5 22.3-33.4 274 72.5 66.6-77.7
Cabarrus 311 113 41.4 33.5-49.8 198 58.6 50.2-66.5
Catawba 332 112 39.0 31.5-47.0 220 61.0 53.0-68.5
Cumberland 340 129 39.9 33.2-47.0 211 60.1 53.0-66.8
Davidson 376 135 42.3 35.6-49.2 241 57.7 50.8-64.4
Durham 381 150 42.6 35.3-50.2 231 57.4 49.8-64.7
Forsyth 345 123 40.2 33.1-47.7 222 59.8 52.3-66.9
Gaston 314 114 42.3 35.2-49.8 200 57.7 50.2-64.8
Guilford 385 148 45.2 38.5-52.0 237 54.8 48.0-61.5
Iredell 393 149 47.1 40.0-54.4 244 52.9 45.6-60.0
Johnston 323 133 47.0 39.4-54.8 190 53.0 45.2-60.6
Mecklenburg 556 179 36.9 31.3-42.9 377 63.1 57.1-68.7
New Hanover 370 126 39.3 31.5-47.7 244 60.7 52.3-68.5
Onslow 349 137 45.0 38.3-51.8 212 55.0 48.2-61.7
Orange 340 112 33.5 27.7-39.9 228 66.5 60.1-72.3
Pitt 332 130 42.4 34.9-50.3 202 57.6 49.7-65.1
Randolph 313 122 44.8 37.0-52.8 191 55.2 47.2-63.0
Robeson 330 105 31.4 25.3-38.2 225 68.6 61.8-74.7
Rowan 395 143 43.3 36.3-50.7 252 56.7 49.3-63.7
Union 337 114 38.0 30.6-46.0 223 62.0 54.0-69.4
Wake 547 204 39.0 33.5-44.8 343 61.0 55.2-66.5
Wayne 345 141 50.6 43.1-58.0 204 49.4 42.0-56.9
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 3,234 1,203 39.1 35.8-42.5 2,031 60.9 57.5-64.2
Piedmont 6,113 2,221 41.2 39.1-43.3 3,892 58.8 56.7-60.9
Western NC 2,588 747 32.3 29.2-35.5 1,841 67.7 64.5-70.8
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,773 446 28.6 25.7-31.8 1,327 71.4 68.2-74.3
Northwest 2,724 986 41.6 38.3-44.9 1,738 58.4 55.1-61.7
Charlotte 1,625 552 35.8 32.2-39.6 1,073 64.2 60.4-67.8
Greensboro 1,482 557 44.0 39.4-48.6 925 56.0 51.4-60.6
Southern Regional 1,044 385 41.3 36.2-46.6 659 58.7 53.4-63.8
Coastal 511 173 33.4 26.3-41.3 338 66.6 58.7-73.7
Wake 1,363 535 43.1 39.0-47.4 828 56.9 52.6-61.0
Area L 117 44 47.7 34.2-61.5 73 52.3 38.5-65.8
Eastern 1,296 493 37.5 32.2-43.1 803 62.5 56.9-67.8

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*This question was 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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