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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Cumberland County

Osteoporosis Prevention

Has a doctor or other health professional ever talked with you about preventing osteoporosis or its complications through lifestyle changes, such as diet and exercise?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes, within 12 months Yes, within 1-2 years Yes, within 2-3 years Yes, 3+ years ago No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,001 1,051 30.9 28.5-33.4 85 2.6 1.9- 3.5 31 0.6 0.4- 1.0 45 1.4 0.9- 2.2 1,789 64.5 62.0-67.0
Cumberland County 178 63 32.7 25.6-40.7 4 1.9 0.7- 5.5 3 1.3 0.4- 4.3 3 1.4 0.4- 4.4 105 62.7 54.6-70.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 227 90 36.5 30.0-43.6 8 3.1 1.5- 6.7 0 0.0 . - . 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7 127 60.0 52.8-66.7
Durham 168 58 26.9 19.9-35.2 3 1.1 0.3- 3.4 4 1.4 0.5- 3.7 3 1.4 0.4- 5.0 100 69.3 60.5-76.9
Forsyth 250 106 38.4 32.1-45.2 6 2.3 0.9- 5.3 2 0.7 0.2- 2.9 3 0.9 0.3- 2.9 133 57.7 50.9-64.3
Gaston 230 74 29.2 23.4-35.8 6 2.0 0.9- 4.6 2 0.6 0.1- 2.3 5 3.0 1.1- 7.7 143 65.2 58.3-71.5
Guilford 197 71 35.1 27.9-43.1 6 1.5 0.7- 3.4 3 2.7 0.6-11.5 3 0.9 0.3- 2.7 114 59.8 51.6-67.4
Mecklenburg 179 55 26.8 20.5-34.1 6 3.2 1.4- 7.3 2 0.6 0.2- 2.4 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9 115 69.1 61.6-75.8
New Hanover 205 67 30.0 23.7-37.2 7 2.5 1.1- 5.8 3 1.7 0.4- 6.3 5 2.2 0.9- 5.3 123 63.6 56.1-70.4
Onslow 158 55 31.2 23.8-39.6 2 1.1 0.2- 5.2 3 1.1 0.3- 3.7 2 1.0 0.3- 4.0 96 65.5 57.0-73.2
Wake 155 57 31.9 24.6-40.3 6 4.4 1.9- 9.9 1 0.4 0.1- 2.5 4 2.7 0.8- 8.6 87 60.6 52.0-68.6
Western NC 378 124 28.2 23.6-33.3 15 3.9 2.2- 6.9 2 0.4 0.1- 1.8 6 1.7 0.8- 3.9 231 65.7 60.4-70.7
Piedmont NC 367 124 30.9 25.5-36.8 7 2.4 1.1- 5.2 4 0.6 0.2- 1.6 5 1.3 0.5- 3.5 227 64.9 58.8-70.5
Eastern NC 309 107 31.1 25.5-37.3 9 1.9 0.8- 4.0 2 0.3 0.1- 1.2 3 1.4 0.4- 4.6 188 65.4 59.1-71.2

Due to the small number of respondents to this question, no further breakdowns are available for Cumberland County. Please refer to the North Carolina table for statewide breakdowns.

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* This question was asked only of female respondents who reported being age 45 years and older.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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