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2015 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 6,504 2,941 44.8 43.3-46.3 3,563 55.2 53.7-56.7
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 990 512 52.1 47.9-56.2 478 47.9 43.8-52.1
Region 3 595 287 48.3 43.3-53.3 308 51.7 46.7-56.7
Region 4 1,187 485 41.6 38.3-44.9 702 58.4 55.1-61.7
Region 5 803 345 43.7 39.8-47.8 458 56.3 52.2-60.2
Region 6 493 216 45.7 40.7-50.9 277 54.3 49.1-59.3
Region 7 882 355 40.1 36.5-43.8 527 59.9 56.2-63.5
Region 8 647 299 46.8 42.3-51.4 348 53.2 48.6-57.7
Region 9 & 10 907 442 48.2 43.7-52.7 465 51.8 47.3-56.3
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 2,126 1,002 47.6 44.9-50.2 1,124 52.4 49.8-55.1
Piedmont 3,272 1,360 41.7 39.8-43.7 1,912 58.3 56.3-60.2
Western NC 1,106 579 53.0 49.1-56.9 527 47.0 43.1-50.9
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 830 439 52.2 47.6-56.7 391 47.8 43.3-52.4
Northwest 967 458 48.1 44.2-52.0 509 51.9 48.0-55.8
Charlotte 993 394 40.8 37.2-44.5 599 59.2 55.5-62.8
Greensboro 593 264 45.5 40.9-50.3 329 54.5 49.7-59.1
Southern Regional 580 246 41.6 37.0-46.3 334 58.4 53.7-63.0
Southeast 371 181 52.8 46.7-58.8 190 47.2 41.2-53.3
Wake 1,001 393 39.3 35.9-42.8 608 60.7 57.2-64.1
Area L & Eastern 1,169 566 48.1 44.3-51.9 603 51.9 48.1-55.7

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2015 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2015 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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