2020 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 5,594 2,300 40.3 38.8-42.0 3,294 59.7 58.0-61.2
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 663 319 52.0 47.5-56.6 344 48.0 43.4-52.5
Region 3 606 258 44.3 39.6-49.2 348 55.7 50.8-60.4
Region 4 891 327 37.7 34.0-41.5 564 62.3 58.5-66.0
Region 5 675 245 35.8 31.7-40.1 430 64.2 59.9-68.3
Region 6 633 277 46.1 41.4-50.9 356 53.9 49.1-58.6
Region 7 731 244 33.6 29.6-37.8 487 66.4 62.2-70.4
Region 8 870 403 45.0 40.7-49.3 467 55.0 50.7-59.3
Region 9 & 10 525 227 42.6 37.6-47.7 298 57.4 52.3-62.4
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 2,023 893 42.6 39.9-45.4 1,130 57.4 54.6-60.1
Piedmont 2,724 1,000 37.0 34.8-39.2 1,724 63.0 60.8-65.2
Western NC 847 407 52.0 47.9-56.1 440 48.0 43.9-52.1
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 558 263 50.8 46.0-55.6 295 49.2 44.4-54.0
Northwest 903 395 45.8 41.7-49.9 508 54.2 50.1-58.3
Charlotte 709 252 36.6 32.6-40.9 457 63.4 59.1-67.4
Greensboro 490 184 37.1 32.3-42.2 306 62.9 57.8-67.7
Southern Regional 871 380 44.1 39.9-48.4 491 55.9 51.6-60.1
Southeast 441 221 49.0 43.2-54.9 220 51.0 45.1-56.8
Wake 881 296 33.8 30.2-37.6 585 66.2 62.4-69.8
Area L & Eastern 741 309 40.1 35.9-44.6 432 59.9 55.4-64.1
NC MEDICAID MANAGED CARE REGIONS
Region 1 663 319 52.4 47.8-57.0 344 47.6 43.0-52.2
Region 2 897 371 41.6 37.7-45.5 526 58.4 54.5-62.3
Region 3 901 333 37.8 34.2-41.5 568 62.2 58.5-65.8
Region 4 1,071 361 33.6 30.3-37.0 710 66.4 63.0-69.7
Region 5 1,336 610 45.8 42.4-49.2 726 54.2 50.8-57.6
Region 6 726 306 40.6 36.3-45.0 420 59.4 55.0-63.7

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2020 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2020 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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