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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Tobacco Use

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  Total
Respond.^
Every day Some days Not at all
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 13,272 312 2.3 1.9- 2.9 229 2.0 1.6- 2.5 12,731 95.7 95.0-96.3
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 353 4 1.4 0.4- 4.3 5 1.1 0.4- 3.2 344 97.5 94.6-98.9
Buncombe 399 3 0.7 0.2- 2.2 6 2.7 1.1- 6.8 390 96.6 92.7-98.4
Cabarrus 351 8 4.1 1.1-13.6 8 5.5 2.5-11.6 335 90.4 81.9-95.2
Catawba 367 7 1.6 0.6- 3.8 4 1.1 0.4- 3.2 356 97.3 94.7-98.6
Cumberland 384 8 2.2 1.0- 4.7 3 1.1 0.3- 4.3 373 96.8 93.5-98.4
Davidson 412 16 3.9 2.2- 7.0 7 2.6 1.0- 6.6 389 93.5 89.3-96.1
Durham 417 4 0.7 0.2- 2.3 4 1.1 0.3- 3.8 409 98.3 95.7-99.3
Forsyth 383 3 0.6 0.2- 2.1 5 1.0 0.4- 2.6 375 98.4 96.6-99.3
Gaston 351 9 1.8 0.8- 3.9 4 1.7 0.5- 5.2 338 96.5 93.2-98.3
Guilford 428 4 1.1 0.4- 3.3 6 1.1 0.4- 3.2 418 97.8 95.2-99.0
Iredell 437 17 4.3 2.4- 7.4 11 2.9 1.3- 6.2 409 92.9 88.9-95.5
Johnston 371 5 1.1 0.4- 2.9 4 1.2 0.4- 3.5 362 97.7 95.2-98.9
Mecklenburg 617 4 0.6 0.2- 2.1 5 0.7 0.3- 2.0 608 98.6 97.1-99.4
New Hanover 413 2 1.8 0.3- 9.9 3 0.7 0.2- 2.5 408 97.5 91.0-99.3
Onslow 387 7 1.6 0.6- 4.4 6 1.7 0.7- 4.3 374 96.7 93.5-98.3
Orange 370 3 0.7 0.2- 2.0 4 1.3 0.4- 3.7 363 98.1 95.7-99.1
Pitt 372 6 2.1 0.8- 5.8 5 5.9 1.7-18.7 361 91.9 80.9-96.8
Randolph 358 10 4.9 2.4- 9.7 7 3.2 1.1- 8.9 341 91.9 85.9-95.5
Robeson 373 23 5.1 3.0- 8.6 8 1.8 0.8- 4.0 342 93.1 89.3-95.6
Rowan 437 13 4.7 2.2- 9.6 5 2.1 0.6- 7.4 419 93.2 87.5-96.4
Union 369 11 4.7 2.1- 9.8 7 1.7 0.7- 3.9 351 93.6 88.6-96.5
Wake 605 5 0.9 0.3- 2.2 5 0.7 0.3- 2.0 595 98.4 96.9-99.2
Wayne 387 13 4.9 2.2-10.6 12 4.1 1.6- 9.7 362 91.0 84.4-95.0
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 3,663 80 2.1 1.3- 3.2 63 2.1 1.3- 3.4 3,520 95.8 94.3-97.0
Piedmont 6,784 128 1.8 1.3- 2.4 96 1.6 1.2- 2.1 6,560 96.6 95.9-97.2
Western NC 2,825 104 5.4 3.4- 8.6 70 3.5 2.4- 5.1 2,651 91.1 87.9-93.5
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,926 66 3.0 2.3- 4.1 37 2.8 1.8- 4.2 1,823 94.2 92.6-95.5
Northwest 3,014 95 4.5 2.8- 7.0 67 2.6 1.8- 3.9 2,852 92.9 90.3-94.8
Charlotte 1,809 36 1.9 1.2- 3.2 25 1.7 1.0- 2.7 1,748 96.4 94.9-97.5
Greensboro 1,650 24 2.2 1.1- 4.4 25 1.7 0.9- 3.1 1,601 96.1 93.8-97.6
Southern Regional 1,191 42 3.1 1.7- 5.7 21 1.6 0.8- 3.2 1,128 95.2 92.5-97.0
Coastal 574 4 0.9 0.2- 3.6 6 0.8 0.3- 2.0 564 98.3 96.0-99.3
Wake 1,516 15 0.9 0.4- 1.7 15 1.2 0.6- 2.4 1,486 98.0 96.7-98.8
Area L 141 1 2.2 0.3-13.9 3 1.3 0.4- 4.1 137 96.5 88.0-99.1
Eastern 1,451 29 1.6 0.9- 2.8 30 3.7 1.8- 7.3 1,392 94.7 91.3-96.8

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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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