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2016 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 6,348 2,851 43.2 41.7-44.8 3,497 56.8 55.2-58.3
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Regions 1 & 2 1,040 514 50.0 45.8-54.1 526 50.0 45.9-54.2
Region 3 564 245 44.4 39.6-49.2 319 55.6 50.8-60.4
Region 4 1,063 428 40.3 37.0-43.7 635 59.7 56.3-63.0
Region 5 686 305 42.0 37.8-46.3 381 58.0 53.7-62.2
Region 6 542 237 43.6 38.8-48.6 305 56.4 51.4-61.2
Region 7 792 307 38.6 34.7-42.6 485 61.4 57.4-65.3
Region 8 575 294 49.8 45.1-54.6 281 50.2 45.4-54.9
Region 9 483 235 48.1 42.4-53.8 248 51.9 46.2-57.6
Region 10 606 287 44.6 40.0-49.3 319 55.4 50.7-60.0
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 2,265 1,071 45.9 43.3-48.5 1,194 54.1 51.5-56.7
Piedmont 2,876 1,187 40.7 38.6-42.8 1,689 59.3 57.2-61.4
Western NC 1,210 594 49.1 45.3-52.9 616 50.9 47.1-54.7
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 924 451 49.9 45.5-54.4 473 50.1 45.6-54.5
Northwest 901 420 47.5 43.7-51.4 481 52.5 48.6-56.3
Charlotte 855 323 37.2 33.6-40.9 532 62.8 59.1-66.4
Greensboro 531 251 45.8 41.0-50.6 280 54.2 49.4-59.0
Southern Regional 604 265 43.2 38.6-47.8 339 56.8 52.2-61.4
Southeast 342 183 52.9 46.8-58.9 159 47.1 41.1-53.2
Wake 866 329 36.6 32.9-40.4 537 63.4 59.6-67.1
Area L & Eastern 1,328 630 45.6 42.0-49.2 698 54.4 50.8-58.0

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2016 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2016 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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