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2009 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 13,224 6,462 46.5 44.9-48.0 6,762 53.5 52.0-55.1
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 352 165 44.8 36.3-53.6 187 55.2 46.4-63.7
Buncombe 398 180 42.3 36.4-48.4 218 57.7 51.6-63.6
Cabarrus 351 166 44.8 37.4-52.4 185 55.2 47.6-62.6
Catawba 364 184 49.1 42.1-56.2 180 50.9 43.8-57.9
Cumberland 382 182 43.7 37.3-50.3 200 56.3 49.7-62.7
Davidson 411 226 53.5 47.0-59.8 185 46.5 40.2-53.0
Durham 413 160 37.3 30.3-45.0 253 62.7 55.0-69.7
Forsyth 380 181 44.3 37.7-51.0 199 55.7 49.0-62.3
Gaston 351 176 49.0 42.1-56.0 175 51.0 44.0-57.9
Guilford 427 195 42.0 34.9-49.4 232 58.0 50.6-65.1
Iredell 438 212 45.2 38.7-51.8 226 54.8 48.2-61.3
Johnston 368 205 56.4 48.8-63.7 163 43.6 36.3-51.2
Mecklenburg 613 277 42.3 37.2-47.6 336 57.7 52.4-62.8
New Hanover 410 215 51.6 43.9-59.2 195 48.4 40.8-56.1
Onslow 385 201 51.4 44.9-57.7 184 48.6 42.3-55.1
Orange 370 144 34.2 28.7-40.3 226 65.8 59.7-71.3
Pitt 372 172 46.9 39.8-54.2 200 53.1 45.8-60.2
Randolph 358 169 49.6 42.4-56.9 189 50.4 43.1-57.6
Robeson 374 190 51.5 44.7-58.3 184 48.5 41.7-55.3
Rowan 436 219 48.8 42.1-55.5 217 51.2 44.5-57.9
Union 367 147 34.7 28.8-41.2 220 65.3 58.8-71.2
Wake 604 241 39.3 33.9-45.0 363 60.7 55.0-66.1
Wayne 386 190 44.4 37.6-51.5 196 55.6 48.5-62.4
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 3,648 1,856 49.0 45.8-52.2 1,792 51.0 47.8-54.2
Piedmont 6,764 3,148 44.4 42.4-46.5 3,616 55.6 53.5-57.6
Western NC 2,812 1,458 50.2 47.1-53.3 1,354 49.8 46.7-52.9
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,918 973 48.2 45.1-51.3 945 51.8 48.7-54.9
Northwest 3,003 1,551 50.4 47.3-53.5 1,452 49.6 46.5-52.7
Charlotte 1,803 819 42.3 38.7-45.9 984 57.7 54.1-61.3
Greensboro 1,647 750 44.3 39.8-48.8 897 55.7 51.2-60.2
Southern Regional 1,188 600 48.1 43.3-53.0 588 51.9 47.0-56.7
Coastal 568 299 53.9 44.8-62.8 269 46.1 37.2-55.2
Wake 1,508 682 43.9 39.9-48.0 826 56.1 52.0-60.1
Area L 142 64 40.4 29.9-51.9 78 59.6 48.1-70.1
Eastern 1,447 724 49.7 44.4-55.0 723 50.3 45.0-55.6

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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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