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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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  Total
Respond.^
Less than age 30 Ages 30 to 50 Ages 50 to 60 Age 60 or older
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,492 123 8.2 6.7-10.0 513 37.4 34.3-40.7 404 27.2 24.4-30.2 452 27.2 24.5-30.0
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 39 5 11.4 4.1-27.7 10 28.0 13.6-48.9 6 15.6 6.8-32.0 18 45.0 28.0-63.2
Buncombe 39 4 11.8 4.1-29.5 9 26.0 13.3-44.7 11 23.2 11.7-40.8 15 38.9 23.8-56.6
Cabarrus 36 2 7.9 1.7-29.8 17 46.5 29.4-64.5 6 12.2 5.2-25.9 11 33.4 18.1-53.2
Catawba 37 4 12.8 4.3-32.2 14 39.6 23.1-58.9 8 28.5 13.4-50.6 11 19.1 9.7-34.3
Cumberland 52 5 10.1 4.2-22.5 18 25.4 15.3-39.1 15 33.2 20.3-49.2 14 31.3 19.0-47.1
Davidson 33 5 11.6 4.6-26.2 11 35.0 19.5-54.4 8 25.2 11.8-45.8 9 28.2 14.0-48.8
Durham 27 2 10.0 2.2-35.8 11 48.2 28.2-68.8 7 19.6 8.5-38.9 7 22.2 10.0-42.3
Forsyth 31 3 13.2 3.9-36.3 14 42.4 24.7-62.3 3 10.2 2.7-31.9 11 34.2 18.7-54.0
Gaston 49 6 14.4 6.4-29.1 12 31.1 17.2-49.6 15 30.7 18.3-46.6 16 23.8 13.8-38.0
Guilford 40 4 8.9 3.1-22.9 13 33.9 19.6-51.9 8 15.2 7.1-29.4 15 42.1 26.2-59.7
Iredell 42 3 3.3 1.0-10.2 12 28.9 16.4-45.8 14 38.4 23.7-55.6 13 29.4 16.7-46.3
Johnston 50 3 5.7 1.7-17.1 13 27.3 15.0-44.6 20 44.2 27.9-61.9 14 22.7 10.9-41.4
Mecklenburg 45 1 1.5 0.2- 9.9 19 53.1 36.1-69.4 13 23.5 12.7-39.3 12 21.9 11.7-37.2
New Hanover 32 3 12.7 3.9-34.1 6 24.9 10.4-48.7 7 25.0 11.7-45.5 16 37.5 21.7-56.5
Onslow 36 3 10.1 3.0-28.9 14 46.0 28.7-64.3 11 28.7 15.2-47.5 8 15.1 6.9-30.2
Orange 32 4 11.1 3.7-29.2 10 26.4 13.5-45.1 10 33.7 17.2-55.3 8 28.8 14.0-50.2
Pitt 28 6 21.8 9.6-42.4 6 21.2 9.2-41.7 7 27.5 12.8-49.4 9 29.5 15.2-49.5
Randolph 30 6 19.7 7.6-42.2 11 39.7 20.0-63.3 8 30.0 14.3-52.6 5 10.6 3.9-25.9
Robeson 52 2 2.3 0.5- 9.5 19 42.9 28.8-58.3 20 38.6 25.3-54.0 11 16.1 8.6-28.2
Rowan 43 3 9.7 3.0-27.6 14 42.0 26.1-59.7 14 27.9 16.0-44.0 12 20.4 11.0-34.6
Union 35 2 4.4 1.1-16.7 14 43.9 26.6-62.9 7 12.2 5.4-25.1 12 39.4 22.8-58.9
Wake 42 3 7.3 2.2-21.6 17 49.2 32.9-65.6 14 32.0 18.9-48.7 8 11.4 5.4-22.6
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 33 0 0.0 . - . 12 36.6 21.0-55.7 11 38.7 21.8-58.8 10 24.7 12.7-42.5
Northeast Partnership II 75 6 6.8 2.7-16.4 27 42.8 30.6-56.0 24 30.9 20.5-43.7 18 19.4 11.9-30.0
Northeast Partnership I 51 8 23.7 11.2-43.4 19 36.0 21.9-53.0 12 19.8 10.4-34.4 12 20.5 11.1-34.8
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 50 4 6.8 2.4-17.7 18 38.1 23.9-54.7 13 30.7 17.6-47.9 15 24.4 13.8-39.4
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 56 5 7.8 2.9-19.4 17 33.3 19.6-50.5 16 31.1 18.4-47.4 18 27.8 16.6-42.7
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 44 2 6.4 1.6-22.3 15 30.1 17.8-46.1 12 34.7 20.2-52.6 15 28.8 17.0-44.5
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 53 2 3.9 1.0-14.2 22 46.3 32.4-60.7 13 24.1 14.0-38.2 16 25.8 15.5-39.7
Chatham/Lee/Moore 37 4 18.6 6.9-41.6 11 31.0 16.3-50.8 11 27.6 14.7-45.5 11 22.9 12.0-39.3
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 68 6 9.8 4.1-21.6 20 36.2 24.2-50.2 21 27.8 17.5-41.2 21 26.1 16.3-39.1
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 32 0 0.0 . - . 11 38.4 22.0-58.0 8 21.9 10.4-40.5 13 39.6 23.0-59.1
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watagua/Wilkes 31 2 8.2 1.9-29.7 14 51.2 32.5-69.5 5 14.7 5.8-32.8 10 25.9 13.5-43.8
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 43 2 3.7 0.9-14.8 17 44.6 29.1-61.1 10 23.6 12.2-40.5 14 28.2 16.5-43.7
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 69 3 4.3 0.8-20.4 26 30.4 17.6-47.2 16 33.1 19.4-50.4 24 32.3 19.9-47.7
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 135 14 12.1 6.6-21.3 47 38.2 29.1-48.2 41 29.3 21.4-38.6 33 20.4 14.3-28.3
No 1,357 109 7.9 6.3- 9.8 466 37.4 34.1-40.8 363 27.0 24.1-30.2 419 27.7 24.9-30.7
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 571 51 9.1 6.7-12.3 188 35.0 30.2-40.2 171 31.2 26.7-36.1 161 24.7 20.8-29.0
Piedmont 757 62 8.1 6.1-10.8 267 40.4 36.0-45.0 194 24.2 20.7-28.1 234 27.2 23.6-31.1
Western NC 164 10 6.3 2.9-13.0 58 33.2 24.7-43.1 39 27.9 19.6-38.0 57 32.6 24.6-41.8
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 107 7 6.7 2.5-16.4 35 29.7 19.3-42.6 27 30.7 19.9-44.1 38 33.0 22.9-44.9
Northwest 257 21 7.9 4.7-12.9 98 42.6 35.4-50.0 60 21.9 16.5-28.6 78 27.6 21.7-34.5
Charlotte 210 13 5.5 3.1- 9.7 79 44.4 36.2-52.9 52 23.1 17.0-30.7 66 26.9 20.6-34.4
Greensboro 165 21 12.2 7.3-19.7 50 30.8 22.3-40.7 39 21.6 15.2-29.7 55 35.5 26.6-45.5
Southern Regional 190 11 5.6 2.9-10.3 66 33.6 26.1-42.1 64 35.0 27.4-43.4 49 25.9 19.3-33.8
Coastal 71 6 10.5 4.6-22.2 21 34.3 22.4-48.6 17 26.0 15.9-39.3 27 29.2 19.5-41.2
Wake 192 12 7.1 3.7-13.4 63 41.7 32.8-51.1 61 30.4 22.9-39.0 56 20.8 15.3-27.7
Area L 82 9 8.8 4.3-16.9 34 44.0 31.6-57.2 20 28.8 18.2-42.5 19 18.4 11.0-29.0
Eastern 204 22 12.0 7.4-18.8 62 30.5 23.7-38.3 61 31.4 24.0-39.8 59 26.2 19.7-33.8

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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.

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