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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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  Total
Respond.^
Past 3 years 3 to 5 years 5+ years
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,042 6,862 85.6 84.6-86.5 502 6.3 5.6- 6.9 678 8.2 7.4- 9.0
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 216 183 84.6 78.5-89.1 12 5.4 3.0- 9.6 21 10.0 6.4-15.4
Buncombe 177 147 82.2 74.9-87.8 10 7.0 3.6-13.0 20 10.8 6.6-17.1
Cabarrus 224 193 85.2 79.1-89.7 15 7.5 4.4-12.6 16 7.3 4.3-12.2
Catawba 207 173 85.3 79.2-89.8 15 6.4 3.6-11.2 19 8.3 5.1-13.2
Cumberland 243 214 86.9 81.2-91.1 17 8.0 4.8-13.3 12 5.0 2.8- 9.0
Davidson 206 170 82.7 75.6-88.0 16 8.7 4.8-15.2 20 8.6 5.4-13.7
Durham 221 190 87.1 81.8-91.1 13 4.8 2.7- 8.5 18 8.1 5.0-12.8
Forsyth 244 208 85.8 80.3-90.0 14 5.6 3.2- 9.8 22 8.5 5.4-13.3
Gaston 203 183 90.9 85.4-94.5 6 2.6 1.1- 5.9 14 6.5 3.5-11.8
Guilford 213 183 84.1 77.0-89.4 16 8.0 4.4-13.8 14 7.9 4.3-14.0
Iredell 249 216 86.4 81.0-90.5 13 5.0 2.9- 8.7 20 8.5 5.3-13.4
Johnston 249 209 81.8 74.4-87.4 18 6.8 4.0-11.4 22 11.4 6.8-18.7
Mecklenburg 353 301 86.6 82.4-89.9 21 5.7 3.6- 9.0 31 7.7 5.3-11.1
New Hanover 209 176 84.9 78.7-89.6 14 5.8 3.3- 9.9 19 9.3 5.6-15.0
Onslow 202 162 80.2 73.2-85.8 18 7.4 4.5-11.8 22 12.4 7.8-19.1
Orange 207 168 78.8 71.2-84.9 15 10.5 5.9-17.9 24 10.7 6.9-16.2
Pitt 187 154 84.4 77.9-89.3 15 6.9 3.8-12.2 18 8.6 5.2-13.9
Randolph 195 166 87.6 82.0-91.7 13 6.2 3.5-10.9 16 6.2 3.5-10.5
Robeson 178 156 89.4 83.9-93.2 8 4.5 2.2- 9.1 14 6.1 3.4-10.5
Rowan 250 213 86.9 81.7-90.8 16 5.9 3.4-10.1 21 7.1 4.4-11.3
Union 237 200 86.4 81.0-90.5 15 6.0 3.5-10.2 22 7.6 4.7-12.0
Wake 298 255 85.6 80.2-89.7 20 6.4 3.9-10.3 23 8.0 5.0-12.7
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 204 173 86.6 80.8-90.9 12 6.2 3.4-11.1 19 7.2 4.4-11.8
Northeast Partnership II 248 218 87.2 81.5-91.3 17 7.6 4.4-12.7 13 5.2 2.8- 9.3
Northeast Partnership I 220 184 80.9 73.9-86.4 15 8.0 4.5-13.9 21 11.1 7.1-16.9
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 200 173 86.6 79.5-91.5 12 5.2 2.8- 9.7 15 8.2 4.3-15.1
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 248 218 86.5 80.7-90.7 14 6.2 3.5-10.7 16 7.3 4.3-12.1
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 229 206 90.7 85.8-94.1 9 3.9 1.9- 7.7 14 5.4 3.0- 9.5
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 210 184 88.1 82.5-92.1 11 5.5 2.9-10.2 15 6.4 3.7-10.8
Chatham/Lee/Moore 253 212 85.3 79.8-89.5 19 6.5 4.0-10.5 22 8.2 5.1-12.9
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 289 248 86.8 81.6-90.6 12 4.2 2.3- 7.5 29 9.0 5.8-13.7
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 198 163 81.0 74.1-86.5 14 8.4 4.8-14.4 21 10.6 6.7-16.2
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watagua/Wilkes 202 176 86.4 79.7-91.1 14 8.9 5.0-15.4 12 4.7 2.6- 8.5
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 243 210 87.4 81.9-91.5 15 4.3 2.4- 7.7 18 8.2 4.9-13.5
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 330 277 83.6 78.1-87.9 18 6.0 3.6- 9.8 35 10.4 7.0-15.4
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 536 461 85.1 81.2-88.3 35 7.0 4.8-10.1 40 7.9 5.6-11.0
No 7,506 6,401 85.6 84.6-86.6 467 6.2 5.6- 6.9 638 8.2 7.4- 9.0
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 2,663 2,273 85.9 84.3-87.4 171 6.3 5.3- 7.5 219 7.8 6.7- 9.1
Piedmont 4,496 3,842 85.9 84.5-87.1 278 6.2 5.4- 7.2 376 7.9 7.0- 9.0
Western NC 883 747 84.0 80.8-86.7 53 6.3 4.7- 8.5 83 9.7 7.5-12.5
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 494 414 83.5 79.1-87.1 28 6.5 4.3- 9.6 52 10.0 7.2-13.9
Northwest 1,616 1,372 84.8 82.5-86.9 101 6.3 4.9- 7.9 143 8.9 7.4-10.8
Charlotte 1,210 1,053 87.9 85.5-89.9 65 5.2 3.9- 6.9 92 7.0 5.5- 8.8
Greensboro 1,024 860 83.5 80.2-86.4 73 8.3 6.2-11.0 91 8.2 6.2-10.7
Southern Regional 823 708 86.6 83.6-89.1 47 6.1 4.4- 8.5 68 7.3 5.5- 9.5
Coastal 417 362 87.6 83.6-90.7 22 4.7 3.0- 7.4 33 7.7 5.3-11.2
Wake 1,069 920 86.1 83.2-88.7 67 5.9 4.3- 8.0 82 7.9 6.0-10.4
Area L 335 280 83.8 78.5-88.1 29 8.1 5.3-12.0 26 8.1 5.0-12.7
Eastern 993 842 85.4 82.5-87.8 66 6.4 4.8- 8.4 85 8.3 6.4-10.7

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*Asked only of respondents that have ever had blood test for high sugar/diabetes and answered NO to diabetes core question

^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Edgecombe, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.

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

****Click here to learn about other NC Area Health Education Centers

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