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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Tobacco Use

Do you now smoke cigarettes everyday, some days, or not at all?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Everyday Some days Not at all
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,052 1,099 31.3 29.4-33.3 444 13.4 11.9-15.0 2,509 55.3 53.2-57.4
COUNTY/REGIONS
Buncombe 146 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Cumberland 165 47 33.2 24.5-43.3 *** *** *** 101 53.4 43.3-63.2
Durham 131 *** *** *** 12 17.3 9.4-29.9 *** *** ***
Forsyth 176 41 30.0 21.5-40.2 23 16.9 9.7-27.9 *** *** ***
Gaston 170 *** *** *** 19 14.9 8.3-25.3 *** *** ***
Guilford 146 *** *** *** 20 15.9 9.7-25.0 *** *** ***
Mecklenburg 208 51 30.3 23.3-38.3 21 12.3 7.7-19.0 136 57.5 49.4-65.1
New Hanover 162 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Union 113 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Wake 181 35 17.7 12.5-24.6 32 20.0 13.7-28.1 114 62.3 53.8-70.1
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 1,248 353 31.6 28.1-35.4 137 12.7 10.3-15.7 758 55.6 51.7-59.5
Piedmont 2,289 592 30.7 28.1-33.4 252 13.9 12.0-16.1 1,445 55.4 52.6-58.1
Western NC 515 154 34.3 28.9-40.3 55 13.0 9.2-18.1 306 52.7 46.7-58.5
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 364 105 36.1 29.2-43.6 37 10.3 6.6-15.7 222 53.7 46.3-60.8
Northwest 727 215 33.3 28.9-38.1 84 15.2 11.6-19.6 428 51.5 46.7-56.3
Charlotte 685 182 33.4 28.5-38.7 74 12.9 9.6-17.0 429 53.7 48.5-58.9
Greensboro 491 130 33.7 27.9-39.9 49 12.0 8.7-16.3 312 54.3 48.3-60.2
Southern Regional 552 172 37.7 31.6-44.2 53 11.3 7.4-16.9 327 51.0 44.6-57.4
Southeast 283 51 19.4 13.7-26.8 33 14.8 9.6-22.3 199 65.7 57.3-73.2
Wake 512 110 22.2 17.9-27.1 63 17.2 12.9-22.4 339 60.7 55.0-66.1
Area L & Eastern 438 134 32.9 27.7-38.6 51 12.1 8.8-16.4 253 55.0 49.1-60.7

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported ever smoking at least 100 or more cigarettes.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2013
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^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.

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