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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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Respond.^
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N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,998 2,790 19.6 18.8-20.4 4,515 30.9 29.9-31.8 4,483 30.1 29.2-31.1 2,094 13.0 12.3-13.7 1,116 6.4 6.0- 6.9
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 401 60 14.0 10.7-18.0 136 33.2 28.1-38.7 121 32.5 27.2-38.2 56 13.8 10.4-18.2 28 6.6 4.2-10.2
Buncombe 366 67 18.7 14.6-23.7 123 34.8 29.5-40.5 105 27.8 23.0-33.2 50 14.1 10.4-18.9 21 4.6 2.8- 7.5
Cabarrus 428 76 17.6 14.0-21.9 146 34.5 29.6-39.7 129 30.6 25.8-35.7 53 12.9 9.5-17.2 24 4.5 2.9- 7.1
Catawba 376 62 17.2 13.2-22.1 113 29.7 24.7-35.2 119 32.1 26.8-38.0 53 15.0 10.5-21.0 29 6.0 4.0- 8.9
Cumberland 450 98 22.7 18.5-27.5 121 26.8 22.5-31.6 133 29.1 24.5-34.2 61 13.8 10.4-18.1 37 7.5 5.3-10.7
Davidson 383 68 17.3 13.3-22.2 107 31.3 25.6-37.7 115 30.2 24.9-36.0 62 13.8 10.5-18.0 31 7.4 5.0-10.9
Durham 410 96 22.4 18.2-27.3 131 31.6 26.6-37.0 122 31.5 26.2-37.4 43 10.4 7.2-14.7 18 4.1 2.5- 6.8
Forsyth 444 103 24.2 19.8-29.1 139 32.8 28.0-38.0 143 32.1 27.4-37.2 41 8.0 5.7-11.1 18 3.0 1.8- 4.9
Gaston 372 41 12.3 8.9-16.7 108 26.9 22.2-32.1 120 31.7 26.7-37.3 65 18.8 14.6-23.9 38 10.3 7.2-14.6
Guilford 422 97 23.8 19.4-28.9 145 34.3 29.3-39.6 124 29.4 24.6-34.7 33 7.9 4.9-12.3 23 4.7 3.0- 7.2
Iredell 434 98 22.3 18.2-27.1 110 25.0 20.2-30.6 142 33.1 28.2-38.4 51 11.7 8.6-15.7 33 7.8 5.4-11.3
Johnston 480 81 19.2 14.9-24.3 121 23.1 19.0-27.7 154 33.7 28.5-39.3 84 16.3 12.7-20.6 40 7.8 5.3-11.5
Mecklenburg 641 166 25.9 22.3-29.8 224 35.2 31.2-39.5 167 26.9 23.1-31.0 64 9.4 7.0-12.4 20 2.7 1.6- 4.5
New Hanover 373 77 21.7 17.2-26.9 117 32.0 26.9-37.6 106 26.7 22.0-32.0 60 17.2 13.0-22.5 13 2.4 1.3- 4.4
Onslow 390 85 21.8 17.6-26.8 128 34.1 28.9-39.7 110 27.7 23.1-32.8 48 11.9 8.7-16.0 19 4.6 2.8- 7.3
Orange 408 139 35.7 30.5-41.3 135 32.7 27.7-38.1 90 19.6 15.7-24.2 29 8.1 5.2-12.4 15 3.9 2.1- 7.3
Pitt 377 84 23.9 19.1-29.4 119 29.5 24.7-34.9 113 30.8 25.8-36.4 36 9.0 6.2-12.8 25 6.7 4.3-10.4
Randolph 349 48 12.9 9.5-17.4 100 27.3 22.2-33.2 113 35.7 30.0-41.9 60 16.8 12.7-21.8 28 7.2 4.7-10.9
Robeson 374 43 10.7 7.7-14.7 90 23.5 18.9-28.9 128 37.3 31.6-43.3 67 17.6 13.6-22.5 46 10.9 8.0-14.7
Rowan 443 76 18.5 14.6-23.1 141 29.1 24.7-34.0 118 27.6 23.0-32.7 64 14.6 11.0-19.1 44 10.2 7.3-14.1
Union 434 103 24.7 20.1-29.9 157 36.8 31.6-42.3 105 23.5 19.2-28.4 43 9.0 6.0-13.3 26 6.1 4.0- 9.2
Wake 593 176 28.4 24.4-32.8 216 36.6 32.3-41.1 142 26.1 22.1-30.5 42 7.3 5.1-10.3 17 1.6 1.0- 2.7
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 364 71 18.8 14.9-23.6 121 35.6 30.1-41.5 105 30.3 25.0-36.2 41 10.2 7.3-14.2 26 5.0 3.3- 7.5
Northeast Partnership II 479 68 16.0 12.6-20.2 116 23.7 19.5-28.4 160 34.6 29.8-39.7 86 17.1 13.7-21.3 49 8.6 6.3-11.6
Northeast Partnership I 399 51 18.4 12.6-26.1 89 21.6 17.2-26.6 125 29.6 24.5-35.3 86 18.2 14.3-22.9 48 12.2 8.9-16.5
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 367 63 19.7 15.2-25.1 94 25.8 20.8-31.5 115 31.4 26.1-37.2 62 16.9 12.8-22.0 33 6.2 4.2- 9.0
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 472 63 15.4 11.8-19.8 121 25.5 21.0-30.4 170 36.2 31.2-41.5 75 14.7 11.4-18.7 43 8.3 5.8-11.6
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 416 60 13.9 10.7-17.9 127 30.3 25.6-35.5 119 30.3 25.4-35.7 67 16.0 12.4-20.5 43 9.4 6.8-12.9
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 409 58 14.3 11.0-18.4 112 29.4 24.7-34.7 133 32.3 27.4-37.5 71 16.3 12.8-20.5 35 7.7 5.3-11.1
Chatham/Lee/Moore 458 86 18.7 14.9-23.2 142 29.5 24.9-34.5 153 36.9 31.7-42.5 51 9.4 6.9-12.5 26 5.5 3.5- 8.6
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 539 72 15.6 12.2-19.8 130 22.7 18.9-27.0 176 32.9 28.4-37.7 113 20.0 16.5-24.1 48 8.8 6.4-11.9
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 363 50 13.2 9.9-17.5 118 33.5 28.3-39.1 93 27.5 22.5-33.1 69 17.3 13.5-22.0 33 8.5 5.9-12.1
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watagua/Wilkes 360 51 16.0 11.8-21.3 110 28.5 23.4-34.2 98 26.0 21.1-31.6 63 20.4 14.7-27.8 38 9.1 6.4-12.8
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 428 65 13.6 10.4-17.7 127 30.1 25.3-35.3 135 32.6 27.7-38.0 65 15.2 11.8-19.5 36 8.4 5.7-12.3
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 596 88 14.3 11.2-18.1 181 33.2 28.7-38.1 182 29.5 25.1-34.2 80 12.6 9.6-16.4 65 10.4 7.7-13.9
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 997 142 17.0 14.0-20.5 245 25.0 21.9-28.4 321 32.7 29.2-36.3 184 16.3 13.9-19.0 105 9.1 7.3-11.1
No 14,001 2,648 19.7 18.9-20.6 4,270 31.2 30.2-32.2 4,162 30.0 29.0-31.0 1,910 12.8 12.1-13.5 1,011 6.2 5.8- 6.7
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 5,032 855 18.1 16.8-19.5 1,390 27.4 25.9-28.9 1,569 31.7 30.1-33.3 789 15.3 14.1-16.6 429 7.5 6.7- 8.4
Piedmont 8,334 1,693 21.7 20.6-22.9 2,612 32.3 31.0-33.6 2,429 29.5 28.2-30.8 1,071 11.5 10.7-12.4 529 5.0 4.5- 5.6
Western NC 1,632 242 14.5 12.6-16.7 513 32.6 29.9-35.5 485 29.5 26.9-32.3 234 14.0 12.0-16.4 158 9.3 7.7-11.2
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 941 154 16.0 13.3-19.0 297 33.6 29.9-37.5 280 28.7 25.2-32.4 128 13.1 10.6-16.1 82 8.6 6.6-11.2
Northwest 2,902 518 17.6 15.9-19.3 875 30.9 28.8-33.1 867 30.5 28.4-32.6 401 13.3 11.9-15.0 241 7.7 6.6- 9.0
Charlotte 2,221 446 22.0 19.9-24.2 721 32.8 30.4-35.3 630 28.3 26.0-30.7 293 12.2 10.7-14.0 131 4.7 3.8- 5.9
Greensboro 1,938 404 21.1 18.8-23.5 627 32.8 30.2-35.5 549 29.5 26.9-32.2 236 11.0 9.5-12.7 122 5.6 4.5- 7.0
Southern Regional 1,573 253 17.7 15.5-20.2 419 26.4 23.8-29.1 503 32.4 29.6-35.4 249 14.6 12.6-16.7 149 9.0 7.4-10.8
Coastal 760 132 17.1 14.2-20.4 244 33.4 29.6-37.5 211 26.8 23.4-30.5 122 16.3 13.3-19.7 51 6.4 4.7- 8.7
Wake 2,044 437 24.0 21.6-26.6 625 32.7 30.0-35.4 603 29.4 26.9-32.2 263 10.2 8.7-12.0 116 3.7 2.9- 4.5
Area L 596 87 17.2 13.9-21.2 141 24.5 20.6-28.8 186 31.0 26.9-35.6 114 17.9 14.5-21.9 68 9.4 7.2-12.2
Eastern 1,890 345 18.9 16.7-21.3 545 28.4 26.0-31.0 597 33.0 30.4-35.6 256 13.0 11.3-14.9 147 6.8 5.7- 8.1

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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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