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2019 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

Lung Cancer Screening

How old were you when you last smoked cigarettes regularly?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1 to 24 years old 25 to 34 years old 35 to 44 years old 45 to 54 years old 55+ years old
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,329 164 15.3 12.9-17.9 278 22.1 19.6-24.9 286 22.7 20.1-25.5 260 18.0 15.7-20.5 341 22.0 19.5-24.6
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 151 17 17.4 10.4-27.8 35 23.6 16.7-32.1 35 20.4 14.2-28.3 34 21.3 14.6-29.9 30 17.4 11.2-25.9
Region 3 127 12 12.1 6.3-22.2 22 13.6 8.3-21.5 24 22.2 14.2-32.8 22 18.4 11.3-28.5 *** *** ***
Region 4 241 42 20.1 14.6-27.0 45 20.6 15.1-27.5 49 22.3 16.6-29.4 49 17.8 13.0-23.7 56 19.2 14.4-25.1
Region 5 182 20 12.3 7.6-19.3 51 29.0 22.2-36.9 45 25.4 19.1-33.0 27 12.5 8.2-18.7 39 20.7 14.9-28.1
Region 6 139 13 12.2 6.9-20.7 30 23.4 16.3-32.4 26 20.3 13.5-29.4 31 19.6 13.5-27.7 39 24.4 17.5-33.0
Region 7 181 24 14.1 9.1-21.2 41 24.4 17.7-32.7 38 23.1 16.4-31.3 36 16.8 11.7-23.6 42 21.6 16.0-28.5
Region 8 184 20 13.0 8.0-20.6 37 25.0 17.5-34.5 41 22.1 15.9-29.9 35 18.2 12.5-25.6 51 21.7 15.9-28.8
Region 9 & 10 124 16 15.4 9.2-24.9 17 14.5 8.5-23.4 28 24.2 16.6-34.0 26 21.9 14.6-31.5 37 24.0 16.7-33.1
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 465 50 13.4 9.8-17.9 84 19.4 15.3-24.2 102 23.6 19.1-28.8 99 20.2 16.4-24.7 130 23.4 19.4-28.0
Piedmont 673 91 15.4 12.3-19.0 152 24.3 20.7-28.3 141 22.7 19.1-26.7 123 16.8 13.8-20.3 166 20.9 17.7-24.4
Western NC 191 23 17.7 11.3-26.6 42 20.0 14.5-26.9 43 21.3 15.4-28.7 38 18.7 13.0-26.0 45 22.4 15.8-30.7
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 117 *** *** *** 28 22.9 15.5-32.4 28 22.0 14.7-31.6 24 17.4 11.2-26.0 23 18.5 11.2-29.0
Northwest 221 27 14.2 9.2-21.1 45 20.1 14.6-27.0 43 21.7 15.7-29.2 42 19.4 13.7-26.7 64 24.6 18.3-32.3
Charlotte 182 30 20.2 13.9-28.4 29 18.0 12.2-25.9 37 22.2 15.7-30.3 39 19.6 13.8-26.9 47 20.0 14.7-26.7
Greensboro 139 17 13.1 7.7-21.5 35 27.2 19.6-36.4 32 24.6 17.5-33.4 22 14.1 8.9-21.6 33 21.0 14.6-29.3
Southern Regional 205 20 12.5 7.9-19.2 45 23.8 17.5-31.4 39 20.2 14.3-27.8 43 18.5 13.3-25.2 58 25.0 18.8-32.4
Southeast 86 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 20 16.4 10.1-25.6
Wake 198 26 13.8 9.2-20.2 51 27.2 20.6-35.0 47 23.8 17.6-31.2 33 14.4 9.7-20.7 41 20.9 15.4-27.7
Area L & Eastern 181 21 15.1 9.3-23.6 27 17.2 11.2-25.4 37 23.9 16.8-32.8 41 20.0 14.4-27.1 55 23.8 17.8-31.2
NC MEDICAID MANAGED CARE REGIONS
Region 1 190 25 18.6 12.0-27.7 44 22.9 16.8-30.4 43 22.2 16.0-30.0 36 17.4 11.9-24.6 42 19.0 13.1-26.6
Region 2 161 17 11.4 6.6-19.1 32 18.6 12.6-26.5 30 22.9 15.6-32.4 31 19.6 13.2-28.1 51 27.5 19.7-36.9
Region 3 168 29 21.1 14.5-29.6 26 17.1 11.3-25.2 35 21.9 15.4-30.0 38 21.1 14.8-29.1 40 18.9 13.4-25.8
Region 4 169 17 11.5 6.7-18.9 48 29.3 22.2-37.5 42 25.1 18.6-33.0 25 12.9 8.3-19.4 37 21.3 15.2-29.0
Region 5 186 17 12.6 7.5-20.3 40 22.3 15.9-30.4 36 19.0 13.1-26.7 39 19.0 13.3-26.3 54 27.1 20.3-35.3
Region 6 119 23 18.6 11.7-28.2 31 28.1 19.0-39.3 22 21.2 13.0-32.5 20 12.2 7.3-19.6 23 20.1 13.2-29.4

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*Asked of respondents that have smoked in the past or are currently smoking.
Regularly is at least one cigarette or more on days that a respondent smokes (either every day or some days) or smoked (not at all).

See Technical Notes for counties in Local Health Director, State and AHEC regions.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2019 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2019 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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