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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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Past month Past year Past 2 years 2+ years ago Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,536 391 24.4 21.9-27.2 774 50.3 47.1-53.4 183 11.2 9.4-13.2 147 11.0 9.0-13.5 41 3.1 2.1- 4.5
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 39 10 21.4 10.9-37.7 17 46.6 28.8-65.3 7 17.5 8.0-33.9 5 14.6 5.7-32.4 0 0.0 . - .
Buncombe 40 12 29.8 16.7-47.4 20 45.2 29.0-62.4 3 13.1 4.3-33.6 4 9.3 3.2-24.2 1 2.6 0.4-16.5
Cabarrus 38 5 13.5 5.4-29.9 23 59.8 41.4-75.7 4 7.5 2.7-19.2 5 15.6 5.5-36.8 1 3.6 0.5-21.8
Catawba 37 13 32.4 17.6-51.7 20 56.3 37.4-73.5 2 5.9 1.4-22.1 1 4.0 0.6-23.7 1 1.4 0.2- 9.8
Cumberland 55 10 19.1 10.3-32.5 30 57.6 43.2-70.8 9 14.9 7.4-27.7 4 5.3 1.9-13.7 2 3.1 0.8-11.8
Davidson 36 4 11.8 4.4-28.0 23 59.0 40.1-75.5 3 5.9 1.7-18.8 6 23.3 10.4-44.4 0 0.0 . - .
Durham 27 6 22.0 9.5-43.1 11 44.0 24.6-65.5 6 20.7 9.0-41.0 4 13.3 4.8-32.0 0 0.0 . - .
Forsyth 31 5 13.0 5.0-29.7 16 55.0 35.5-73.0 6 19.2 8.3-38.5 3 6.1 1.9-18.1 1 6.8 1.0-35.0
Gaston 51 11 32.6 18.5-50.7 25 46.9 31.8-62.5 6 8.5 3.4-19.4 8 10.9 5.1-21.8 1 1.2 0.2- 8.4
Guilford 42 16 39.6 24.6-56.8 17 43.0 27.4-60.0 5 10.5 4.2-24.2 3 5.7 1.6-18.5 1 1.2 0.2- 8.2
Iredell 44 15 33.6 20.2-50.4 20 44.5 29.3-60.9 5 12.9 4.8-30.0 4 9.0 3.0-23.8 0 0.0 . - .
Johnston 51 13 30.9 16.2-51.0 27 45.8 29.7-63.0 3 3.3 0.9-10.6 5 8.6 3.4-20.1 3 11.3 3.6-30.7
Mecklenburg 46 12 21.4 11.5-36.4 24 50.3 33.4-67.1 3 5.0 1.4-16.6 6 22.3 9.1-45.0 1 1.0 0.1- 6.8
New Hanover 32 5 13.8 5.0-32.6 20 60.2 39.6-77.8 5 20.0 7.2-44.4 2 6.0 1.5-21.3 0 0.0 . - .
Onslow 36 9 30.3 16.2-49.5 20 48.5 31.3-66.1 6 14.0 6.0-29.4 0 0.0 . - . 1 7.2 1.0-36.2
Orange 32 9 28.0 14.3-47.7 17 48.0 29.3-67.3 5 14.0 5.4-31.7 1 9.9 1.5-44.8 0 0.0 . - .
Pitt 28 9 29.9 14.8-51.0 11 38.6 21.7-58.7 5 22.5 9.7-44.2 3 9.0 2.7-26.0 0 0.0 . - .
Randolph 30 10 21.7 10.6-39.2 12 47.8 26.8-69.5 3 9.7 3.0-27.1 3 10.6 3.1-30.3 2 10.3 2.2-37.2
Robeson 51 15 28.6 16.9-44.1 25 48.8 34.0-63.8 3 5.8 1.7-17.8 7 15.9 7.1-31.9 1 0.8 0.1- 5.7
Rowan 46 13 28.9 16.3-45.9 22 43.0 28.0-59.3 6 12.5 5.3-26.8 4 14.5 5.1-35.0 1 1.0 0.1- 7.2
Union 36 12 33.7 18.6-53.1 17 51.9 33.8-69.6 5 8.1 3.2-18.9 2 6.3 1.5-22.5 0 0.0 . - .
Wake 42 11 20.5 11.1-35.0 23 58.1 41.0-73.5 4 5.8 1.9-16.4 3 13.7 4.2-36.3 1 1.9 0.3-12.4
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 33 6 20.2 8.4-41.1 22 64.4 44.6-80.3 2 6.4 1.6-22.6 1 4.9 0.7-27.5 2 4.1 1.0-15.6
Northeast Partnership II 77 16 23.5 14.1-36.6 45 61.4 48.7-72.7 5 4.3 1.7-10.2 8 7.6 3.5-15.8 3 3.2 1.0- 9.9
Northeast Partnership I 54 15 22.1 12.4-36.3 24 48.3 33.2-63.7 4 8.5 2.8-23.2 9 14.8 7.4-27.5 2 6.3 1.4-23.7
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 52 8 9.5 4.3-19.5 31 63.7 48.1-76.9 6 10.6 4.4-23.5 5 12.4 5.0-27.6 2 3.8 0.8-16.1
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 59 10 14.5 7.5-26.5 37 61.0 45.6-74.4 4 6.5 2.1-18.4 4 10.1 3.5-25.4 4 7.9 2.6-21.3
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 46 17 35.0 21.7-51.1 22 46.9 31.5-62.9 4 5.9 2.1-15.9 3 12.2 4.0-31.5 0 0.0 . - .
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 55 13 24.1 14.1-38.2 25 42.3 29.1-56.7 9 16.5 8.4-30.0 5 11.3 4.7-24.7 3 5.7 1.9-16.4
Chatham/Lee/Moore 38 10 22.7 11.9-39.0 19 49.6 32.1-67.3 4 9.9 3.2-26.9 2 6.6 1.7-23.1 3 11.1 2.9-34.1
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 69 18 26.0 16.2-39.1 32 43.8 31.2-57.3 7 8.8 4.0-18.2 11 20.2 10.9-34.3 1 1.2 0.2- 8.4
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 34 13 37.0 21.4-56.0 7 22.7 10.7-42.0 7 17.1 7.8-33.6 6 20.3 8.7-40.5 1 2.8 0.4-17.6
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watagua/Wilkes 31 9 32.3 17.1-52.5 14 48.0 29.8-66.8 5 11.3 3.8-29.5 2 3.9 0.9-15.4 1 4.4 0.6-25.4
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 44 17 38.2 24.1-54.6 18 40.3 25.6-56.9 8 19.8 9.7-36.1 1 1.8 0.2-11.8 0 0.0 . - .
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 74 14 16.7 7.4-33.4 38 51.0 35.7-66.0 14 17.7 9.5-30.7 7 10.8 4.3-24.8 1 3.8 0.5-22.3
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 140 33 23.5 16.3-32.6 75 56.7 47.2-65.7 10 6.3 3.2-12.1 17 9.5 5.7-15.5 5 4.0 1.5-10.2
No 1,396 358 24.5 21.8-27.4 699 49.8 46.4-53.1 173 11.6 9.7-13.7 130 11.1 9.0-13.7 36 3.0 2.0- 4.5
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 588 140 22.2 18.6-26.3 319 54.7 49.7-59.6 57 9.0 6.7-12.0 52 10.1 6.9-14.5 20 4.0 2.4- 6.5
Piedmont 777 206 25.9 22.3-29.9 374 48.5 44.1-52.9 99 10.8 8.7-13.5 80 12.3 9.4-15.8 18 2.5 1.4- 4.2
Western NC 171 45 24.7 17.4-33.8 81 46.3 37.0-55.9 27 16.9 11.1-24.9 15 9.1 4.9-16.4 3 3.0 0.8-10.7
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 113 26 20.9 12.4-33.0 57 48.4 36.4-60.6 17 16.7 9.8-27.1 11 10.6 5.1-20.7 2 3.5 0.7-15.4
Northwest 264 72 26.8 20.9-33.7 129 47.2 40.0-54.5 36 14.5 10.0-20.5 23 9.5 6.0-14.7 4 2.0 0.5- 6.9
Charlotte 214 55 27.8 21.0-35.8 109 51.2 42.9-59.4 21 7.5 4.3-12.6 25 12.2 7.5-19.3 4 1.4 0.5- 3.7
Greensboro 169 55 33.5 25.0-43.1 70 40.3 31.2-50.2 22 11.5 7.1-18.1 18 11.8 6.9-19.3 4 2.9 1.0- 8.2
Southern Regional 197 49 22.4 16.7-29.3 99 52.5 44.3-60.6 23 10.2 6.5-15.6 19 10.6 6.5-16.9 7 4.3 1.8- 9.8
Coastal 72 22 27.7 18.0-40.2 37 48.6 35.7-61.6 8 11.5 5.1-24.1 5 12.2 4.8-27.9 0 0.0 . - .
Wake 196 44 20.9 14.9-28.4 100 52.3 43.4-61.0 25 9.9 6.3-15.2 20 13.5 7.7-22.8 7 3.5 1.6- 7.5
Area L 84 18 18.7 11.0-29.9 41 54.7 42.1-66.8 10 11.8 6.0-22.1 12 11.0 5.9-19.6 3 3.8 1.1-12.2
Eastern 209 46 20.7 15.1-27.7 123 60.9 53.0-68.3 18 8.1 4.7-13.4 13 5.7 3.0-10.4 9 4.7 2.3- 9.4

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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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