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2010 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 12,092 5,670 44.3 42.8-45.8 6,422 55.7 54.2-57.2
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 309 155 49.8 41.9-57.7 154 50.2 42.3-58.1
Buncombe 263 138 49.0 41.1-56.8 125 51.0 43.2-58.9
Cabarrus 306 122 32.8 26.5-39.8 184 67.2 60.2-73.5
Catawba 293 142 45.4 37.5-53.5 151 54.6 46.5-62.5
Cumberland 297 131 40.7 33.9-47.9 166 59.3 52.1-66.1
Davidson 362 183 51.7 43.5-59.9 179 48.3 40.1-56.5
Durham 617 252 38.3 32.8-44.2 365 61.7 55.8-67.2
Forsyth 277 131 43.8 35.8-52.1 146 56.2 47.9-64.2
Gaston 265 127 51.7 42.4-60.8 138 48.3 39.2-57.6
Guilford 687 319 40.1 35.2-45.1 368 59.9 54.9-64.8
Iredell 333 158 45.9 38.6-53.4 175 54.1 46.6-61.4
Johnston 276 121 40.8 32.4-49.7 155 59.2 50.3-67.6
Mecklenburg 603 229 34.8 29.5-40.6 374 65.2 59.4-70.5
New Hanover 330 162 46.6 39.7-53.7 168 53.4 46.3-60.3
Onslow 301 168 53.3 45.3-61.1 133 46.7 38.9-54.7
Orange 292 131 40.2 32.6-48.3 161 59.8 51.7-67.4
Pitt 340 157 43.9 35.9-52.3 183 56.1 47.7-64.1
Randolph 395 194 46.0 39.0-53.1 201 54.0 46.9-61.0
Robeson 313 151 46.2 38.6-54.1 162 53.8 45.9-61.4
Rowan 379 181 45.5 38.5-52.6 198 54.5 47.4-61.5
Union 348 151 41.0 32.8-49.8 197 59.0 50.2-67.2
Wake 706 268 36.6 31.4-42.2 438 63.4 57.8-68.6
Wayne 365 175 48.3 40.4-56.2 190 51.7 43.8-59.6
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 3,134 1,490 44.6 41.6-47.6 1,644 55.4 52.4-58.4
Piedmont 6,994 3,147 42.4 40.5-44.3 3,847 57.6 55.7-59.5
Western NC 1,964 1,033 52.7 49.5-55.8 931 47.3 44.2-50.5
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,339 704 51.6 47.7-55.4 635 48.4 44.6-52.3
Northwest 2,396 1,189 48.9 45.7-52.1 1,207 51.1 47.9-54.3
Charlotte 1,713 721 39.8 36.2-43.6 992 60.2 56.4-63.8
Greensboro 1,890 896 43.9 40.6-47.3 994 56.1 52.7-59.4
Southern Regional 1,063 483 43.3 38.3-48.4 580 56.7 51.6-61.7
Coastal 495 243 45.5 38.6-52.6 252 54.5 47.4-61.4
Wake 1,792 737 39.1 35.4-42.8 1,055 60.9 57.2-64.6
Area L 129 58 42.7 32.5-53.5 71 57.3 46.5-67.5
Eastern 1,275 639 48.6 43.3-53.9 636 51.4 46.1-56.7

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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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