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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,065 3,859 76.7 75.2-78.2 1,206 23.3 21.8-24.8
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 120 90 75.7 66.5-83.1 30 24.3 16.9-33.5
Buncombe 100 72 73.6 63.3-81.8 28 26.4 18.2-36.7
Cabarrus 151 108 69.3 60.2-77.1 43 30.7 22.9-39.8
Catawba 110 79 72.0 62.0-80.2 31 28.0 19.8-38.0
Cumberland 173 134 78.7 71.4-84.5 39 21.3 15.5-28.6
Davidson 122 98 81.8 72.9-88.3 24 18.2 11.7-27.1
Durham 140 108 78.0 69.0-84.9 32 22.0 15.1-31.0
Forsyth 140 109 79.7 71.0-86.4 31 20.3 13.6-29.0
Gaston 128 99 75.1 65.7-82.7 29 24.9 17.3-34.3
Guilford 116 94 81.5 72.8-87.9 22 18.5 12.1-27.2
Iredell 157 122 77.8 69.7-84.3 35 22.2 15.7-30.3
Johnston 181 145 82.9 76.1-88.1 36 17.1 11.9-23.9
Mecklenburg 238 185 78.9 72.7-84.0 53 21.1 16.0-27.3
New Hanover 102 76 74.4 63.8-82.7 26 25.6 17.3-36.2
Onslow 166 134 81.7 74.5-87.2 32 18.3 12.8-25.5
Orange 149 108 73.9 65.5-80.8 41 26.1 19.2-34.5
Pitt 137 105 78.2 69.9-84.7 32 21.8 15.3-30.1
Randolph 119 82 71.0 60.7-79.5 37 29.0 20.5-39.3
Robeson 146 108 69.2 59.4-77.5 38 30.8 22.5-40.6
Rowan 158 123 82.8 75.8-88.0 35 17.2 12.0-24.2
Union 174 133 75.8 67.9-82.3 41 24.2 17.7-32.1
Wake 242 190 78.5 71.8-84.0 52 21.5 16.0-28.2
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 118 90 77.5 68.0-84.7 28 22.5 15.3-32.0
Northeast Partnership II 141 109 79.2 70.2-85.9 32 20.8 14.1-29.8
Northeast Partnership I 129 88 68.5 58.7-76.8 41 31.5 23.2-41.3
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 122 94 73.5 62.8-82.0 28 26.5 18.0-37.2
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 168 129 76.6 68.2-83.3 39 23.4 16.7-31.8
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 115 90 79.5 70.5-86.3 25 20.5 13.7-29.5
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 147 114 77.6 69.5-84.0 33 22.4 16.0-30.5
Chatham/Lee/Moore 135 94 71.3 61.7-79.3 41 28.7 20.7-38.3
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 181 137 75.8 68.3-82.1 44 24.2 17.9-31.7
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 119 84 72.0 62.7-79.8 35 28.0 20.2-37.3
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watagua/Wilkes 95 77 72.2 53.4-85.5 18 27.8 14.5-46.6
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 145 112 78.5 69.7-85.3 33 21.5 14.7-30.3
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 181 139 73.3 64.1-80.9 42 26.7 19.1-35.9
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 309 226 74.0 67.8-79.3 83 26.0 20.7-32.2
No 4,756 3,633 76.9 75.3-78.4 1,123 23.1 21.6-24.7
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,752 1,342 76.8 74.4-79.2 410 23.2 20.8-25.6
Piedmont 2,836 2,153 77.2 75.2-79.0 683 22.8 21.0-24.8
Western NC 477 364 74.4 68.9-79.1 113 25.6 20.9-31.1
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 273 206 74.7 67.6-80.7 67 25.3 19.3-32.4
Northwest 934 721 78.0 74.6-81.0 213 22.0 19.0-25.4
Charlotte 799 608 76.7 72.9-80.0 191 23.3 20.0-27.1
Greensboro 620 460 77.1 72.9-80.8 160 22.9 19.2-27.1
Southern Regional 565 424 75.5 71.1-79.4 141 24.5 20.6-28.9
Coastal 212 160 73.9 66.2-80.5 52 26.1 19.5-33.8
Wake 751 583 78.2 74.1-81.9 168 21.8 18.1-25.9
Area L 206 155 73.7 65.8-80.4 51 26.3 19.6-34.2
Eastern 666 512 77.1 72.8-80.8 154 22.9 19.2-27.2

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^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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