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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Piedmont North Carolina

Alternative Medicine+

Have you ever used any kind of medicinal herbs, such as Ginseng, St. John's wort, or Echinacea?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,043 667 19.9 18.0-21.9 2,376 80.1 78.1-82.0
Piedmont NC 323 68 17.7 13.7-22.6 255 82.3 77.4-86.3
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 209 60 27.5 21.1-34.9 149 72.5 65.1-78.9
Cumberland 207 40 15.5 11.0-21.2 167 84.5 78.8-89.0
Durham 206 41 25.9 17.0-37.3 165 74.1 62.7-83.0
Forsyth 229 42 17.2 12.5-23.3 187 82.8 76.7-87.5
Gaston 232 43 19.2 14.0-25.6 189 80.8 74.4-86.0
Guilford 191 50 23.7 17.8-30.7 141 76.3 69.3-82.2
Mecklenburg 210 37 17.6 12.7-23.9 173 82.4 76.1-87.3
New Hanover 195 47 24.0 17.4-32.1 148 76.0 67.9-82.6
Onslow 212 41 17.0 12.1-23.4 171 83.0 76.6-87.9
Wake 205 65 31.1 24.2-38.9 140 68.9 61.1-75.8
Western NC 304 75 25.2 19.9-31.3 229 74.8 68.7-80.1
Piedmont NC 323 68 17.7 13.7-22.6 255 82.3 77.4-86.3
Eastern NC 320 58 15.6 11.6-20.6 262 84.4 79.4-88.4

+ Approximately half of the respondents received questions from this topic See Technical Notes for more information.

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

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* This question was asked only of respondents who reported ever using any kind of medicinal herbs.

#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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