Data for Percentage of Adults Who Are Current Smokers North Carolina vs. United States, 1999-2012
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. Note that the U.S. figures represent the median value for the states and do not included confidence intervals.
Data SourcesU.S. Data: National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)
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