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2019 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

Tobacco Use

Have you smoked at least 100 cigarettes in your entire life?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,136 1,753 42.7 40.9-44.5 2,383 57.3 55.5-59.1
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 413 195 50.4 44.6-56.2 218 49.6 43.8-55.4
Region 3 355 157 45.3 39.0-51.7 198 54.7 48.3-61.0
Region 4 811 334 40.7 36.8-44.6 477 59.3 55.4-63.2
Region 5 600 242 40.6 36.1-45.1 358 59.4 54.9-63.9
Region 6 412 176 43.7 38.1-49.4 236 56.3 50.6-61.9
Region 7 663 252 40.4 36.1-44.9 411 59.6 55.1-63.9
Region 8 493 237 45.7 40.5-51.1 256 54.3 48.9-59.5
Region 9 & 10 389 160 41.7 36.1-47.6 229 58.3 52.4-63.9
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 1,361 605 44.1 40.9-47.3 756 55.9 52.7-59.1
Piedmont 2,238 902 40.6 38.2-43.0 1,336 59.4 57.0-61.8
Western NC 537 246 49.0 43.9-54.2 291 51.0 45.8-56.1
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 328 147 48.0 41.2-54.8 181 52.0 45.2-58.8
Northwest 634 292 48.5 43.8-53.1 342 51.5 46.9-56.2
Charlotte 625 250 38.5 34.3-42.9 375 61.5 57.1-65.7
Greensboro 455 183 39.9 34.8-45.2 272 60.1 54.8-65.2
Southern Regional 537 248 45.8 40.8-50.9 289 54.2 49.1-59.2
Southeast 232 112 46.0 38.6-53.6 120 54.0 46.4-61.4
Wake 741 277 38.5 34.5-42.7 464 61.5 57.3-65.5
Area L & Eastern 584 244 43.0 38.2-48.0 340 57.0 52.0-61.8
NC MEDICAID MANAGED CARE REGIONS
Region 1 511 244 51.4 46.2-56.7 267 48.6 43.3-53.8
Region 2 487 212 44.4 39.1-49.9 275 55.6 50.1-60.9
Region 3 581 230 38.4 34.0-43.0 351 61.6 57.0-66.0
Region 4 557 221 39.2 34.6-43.9 336 60.8 56.1-65.4
Region 5 530 235 45.8 40.6-51.0 295 54.2 49.0-59.4
Region 6 488 170 38.7 33.6-44.1 318 61.3 55.9-66.4

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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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