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2013 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 8,705 4,055 45.3 43.9-46.7 4,650 54.7 53.3-56.1
COUNTY/REGIONS
Buncombe 283 146 55.2 46.8-63.2 137 44.8 36.8-53.2
Cumberland 381 165 39.9 33.3-46.8 216 60.1 53.2-66.7
Durham 344 131 34.4 27.9-41.5 213 65.6 58.5-72.1
Forsyth 342 177 50.4 43.1-57.6 165 49.6 42.4-56.9
Gaston 305 170 57.4 48.6-65.7 135 42.6 34.3-51.4
Guilford 364 146 37.3 31.1-43.8 218 62.7 56.2-68.9
Mecklenburg 490 208 39.0 34.1-44.2 282 61.0 55.8-65.9
New Hanover 314 162 53.7 45.4-61.9 152 46.3 38.1-54.6
Union 286 113 39.0 29.6-49.3 173 61.0 50.7-70.4
Wake 494 181 37.2 32.4-42.3 313 62.8 57.7-67.6
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 2,643 1,250 47.1 44.4-49.9 1,393 52.9 50.1-55.6
Piedmont 5,078 2,290 43.0 41.2-44.9 2,788 57.0 55.1-58.8
Western NC 984 515 52.9 48.6-57.0 469 47.1 43.0-51.4
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 706 364 51.6 46.4-56.7 342 48.4 43.3-53.6
Northwest 1,410 728 52.7 49.3-56.1 682 47.3 43.9-50.7
Charlotte 1,511 685 41.6 38.1-45.1 826 58.4 54.9-61.9
Greensboro 1,071 491 44.1 40.2-48.1 580 55.9 51.9-59.8
Southern Regional 1,226 553 44.5 40.1-49.0 673 55.5 51.0-59.9
Southeast 543 283 52.2 46.3-58.1 260 47.8 41.9-53.7
Wake 1,311 512 37.8 34.4-41.2 799 62.2 58.8-65.6
Area L & Eastern 927 439 47.2 43.0-51.3 488 52.8 48.7-57.0

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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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