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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Smoking Cessation

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,883 653 30.8 27.5-34.3 1,230 69.2 65.7-72.5
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 66 15 30.9 16.5-50.2 51 69.1 49.8-83.5
Buncombe 32 13 39.3 19.7-63.0 19 60.7 37.0-80.3
Cabarrus 42 17 46.7 29.4-64.7 25 53.3 35.3-70.6
Catawba 43 11 36.7 16.2-63.5 32 63.3 36.5-83.8
Cumberland 49 20 38.5 23.5-56.1 29 61.5 43.9-76.5
Davidson 65 24 33.5 17.0-55.2 41 66.5 44.8-83.0
Durham 70 27 38.8 23.6-56.6 43 61.2 43.4-76.4
Forsyth 53 16 38.0 22.2-56.9 37 62.0 43.1-77.8
Gaston 55 19 28.5 15.4-46.5 36 71.5 53.5-84.6
Guilford 109 45 41.6 30.5-53.7 64 58.4 46.3-69.5
Iredell 44 15 29.4 15.1-49.4 29 70.6 50.6-84.9
Johnston 47 21 40.5 22.4-61.6 26 59.5 38.4-77.6
Mecklenburg 72 16 20.6 10.2-37.1 56 79.4 62.9-89.8
New Hanover 40 14 34.8 18.9-55.1 26 65.2 44.9-81.1
Onslow 72 19 39.7 24.3-57.3 53 60.3 42.7-75.7
Orange 33 14 36.4 18.5-58.9 19 63.6 41.1-81.5
Pitt 47 17 23.9 12.3-41.2 30 76.1 58.8-87.7
Randolph 67 32 47.6 31.3-64.5 35 52.4 35.5-68.7
Robeson 61 15 13.8 7.4-24.2 46 86.2 75.8-92.6
Rowan 57 14 20.0 10.2-35.5 43 80.0 64.5-89.8
Union 44 18 40.4 18.6-66.8 26 59.6 33.2-81.4
Wake 75 25 29.7 16.2-47.9 50 70.3 52.1-83.8
Wayne 65 29 36.1 20.8-54.8 36 63.9 45.2-79.2
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 534 189 28.5 22.8-35.0 345 71.5 65.0-77.2
Piedmont 1,016 344 31.4 26.8-36.4 672 68.6 63.6-73.2
Western NC 333 120 33.5 26.9-40.8 213 66.5 59.2-73.1
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 210 78 31.1 23.0-40.5 132 68.9 59.5-77.0
Northwest 405 129 32.6 25.8-40.1 276 67.4 59.9-74.2
Charlotte 242 79 31.5 23.0-41.3 163 68.5 58.7-77.0
Greensboro 296 114 39.3 30.4-48.9 182 60.7 51.1-69.6
Southern Regional 186 59 23.7 15.8-33.9 127 76.3 66.1-84.2
Coastal 67 23 27.2 14.9-44.4 44 72.8 55.6-85.1
Wake 226 83 31.5 22.5-42.1 143 68.5 57.9-77.5
Area L 20 7 19.0 7.9-39.0 13 81.0 61.0-92.1
Eastern 231 81 29.2 19.8-40.8 150 70.8 59.2-80.2

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*Asked only of current smokers.

NOTE: For AHEC Regions, results for Area L are least reliable due to small sample size.

^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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