Data for Percentage of Adults Who Are Current Smokers North Carolina vs. HNC 2020 Target, 2009-2012
Data NotesThis measure is based on data from the North Carolina Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (NC BRFSS), a random-digit dial telephone survey. BRFSS data are representative of the total non-institutionalized N.C. population aged 18 years and older living in households with a telephone. The HNC 2020 target, which is the target to be reached by 2020, is repeated in the data table for graphing purposes.
Data SourcesBehavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, State Center for Health Statistics
DefinitionCurrent smoking prevalence represents the percent of survey respondents who report that they currently smoke "every day" or "most days" and have smoked at least 100 cigarettes in their lifetime.
How We Calculated the Rates
Date Indicator Content Last Updated: 01/16/2013