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2019 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

Tobacco Use

Do you now smoke cigarettes every day, 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 1,748 470 30.2 27.6-32.9 211 13.2 11.3-15.3 1,067 56.7 53.8-59.5
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 194 57 36.1 27.9-45.3 21 10.1 6.1-16.3 116 53.8 44.9-62.4
Region 3 157 50 32.1 23.9-41.6 15 8.7 4.5-16.2 92 59.2 49.4-68.3
Region 4 334 79 27.5 22.0-33.6 52 17.2 12.7-22.8 203 55.4 49.0-61.6
Region 5 242 59 27.5 21.2-34.9 27 11.4 7.7-16.7 156 61.0 53.7-67.9
Region 6 175 51 28.8 21.6-37.4 24 13.9 8.5-22.0 100 57.2 48.2-65.7
Region 7 249 65 30.4 23.8-37.9 33 14.8 10.3-20.9 151 54.8 47.4-62.0
Region 8 237 65 34.9 27.5-43.0 20 8.9 5.4-14.4 152 56.2 48.3-63.8
Region 9 & 10 160 44 29.6 22.0-38.4 19 14.8 9.1-23.3 97 55.6 46.5-64.4
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 603 177 32.6 28.2-37.4 63 12.8 9.7-16.8 363 54.5 49.7-59.3
Piedmont 900 216 27.3 23.8-31.0 122 14.4 11.8-17.3 562 58.4 54.5-62.2
Western NC 245 77 36.3 29.0-44.4 26 9.0 5.7-14.0 142 54.6 46.7-62.3
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 146 39 33.8 24.3-44.9 16 10.0 5.5-17.6 *** *** ***
Northwest 292 88 30.4 24.5-37.0 36 13.4 9.0-19.3 168 56.3 49.2-63.0
Charlotte 250 61 29.4 23.0-36.8 36 15.0 10.5-20.9 153 55.6 48.3-62.7
Greensboro 183 46 28.8 21.5-37.3 23 12.8 8.3-19.3 114 58.4 50.1-66.3
Southern Regional 247 72 31.0 24.3-38.6 34 13.5 9.0-19.9 141 55.5 47.8-62.9
Southeast 112 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Wake 275 64 27.2 21.1-34.2 34 13.1 9.2-18.4 177 59.7 52.7-66.4
Area L & Eastern 243 74 33.3 26.6-40.8 26 15.3 10.1-22.6 143 51.3 43.8-58.8
NC MEDICAID MANAGED CARE REGIONS
Region 1 243 70 35.5 28.0-43.6 30 11.1 7.3-16.5 143 53.5 45.5-61.2
Region 2 212 61 27.5 21.1-35.0 26 15.6 9.8-23.8 125 57.0 48.6-64.9
Region 3 230 55 27.4 21.0-34.8 32 14.6 10.0-20.7 143 58.0 50.4-65.3
Region 4 221 56 28.5 21.9-36.2 25 11.7 7.7-17.2 140 59.8 52.2-67.0
Region 5 234 69 28.1 21.8-35.4 33 13.5 8.5-20.8 132 58.4 50.4-66.0
Region 6 169 30 22.3 15.0-31.9 22 13.6 8.6-20.8 117 64.1 54.6-72.6

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

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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