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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Women's Health

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 9,508 2,847 27.9 26.8-29.0 6,661 72.1 71.0-73.2
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 280 111 38.5 32.2-45.2 169 61.5 54.8-67.8
Buncombe 226 68 30.6 24.2-37.9 158 69.4 62.1-75.8
Cabarrus 269 92 32.0 26.2-38.5 177 68.0 61.5-73.8
Catawba 226 91 38.5 31.6-45.8 135 61.5 54.2-68.4
Cumberland 289 69 22.5 17.6-28.4 220 77.5 71.6-82.4
Davidson 233 83 33.8 27.2-41.2 150 66.2 58.8-72.8
Durham 260 56 20.3 15.5-26.1 204 79.7 73.9-84.5
Forsyth 288 85 31.0 25.3-37.5 203 69.0 62.5-74.7
Gaston 240 87 35.7 29.2-42.9 153 64.3 57.1-70.8
Guilford 247 73 28.4 22.7-34.9 174 71.6 65.1-77.3
Iredell 262 84 30.2 24.3-36.7 178 69.8 63.3-75.7
Johnston 321 83 22.8 17.8-28.6 238 77.2 71.4-82.2
Mecklenburg 396 88 20.4 16.4-25.0 308 79.6 75.0-83.6
New Hanover 228 69 28.0 22.0-35.0 159 72.0 65.0-78.0
Onslow 242 66 25.5 20.1-31.9 176 74.5 68.1-79.9
Orange 258 44 16.6 12.1-22.3 214 83.4 77.7-87.9
Pitt 225 46 18.1 13.4-24.0 179 81.9 76.0-86.6
Randolph 211 69 32.9 25.9-40.8 142 67.1 59.2-74.1
Robeson 259 86 30.8 24.8-37.5 173 69.2 62.5-75.2
Rowan 290 101 35.6 29.6-42.1 189 64.4 57.9-70.4
Union 300 91 28.7 23.2-34.9 209 71.3 65.1-76.8
Wake 362 70 17.9 14.0-22.6 292 82.1 77.4-86.0
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 223 51 20.8 15.7-27.0 172 79.2 73.0-84.3
Northeast Partnership II 326 119 35.0 29.5-41.0 207 65.0 59.0-70.5
Northeast Partnership I 264 93 33.2 27.1-40.0 171 66.8 60.0-72.9
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 234 66 24.6 19.0-31.2 168 75.4 68.8-81.0
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 304 82 23.4 18.7-29.0 222 76.6 71.0-81.3
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 256 82 30.3 24.4-36.9 174 69.7 63.1-75.6
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 270 87 30.2 24.6-36.6 183 69.8 63.4-75.4
Chatham/Lee/Moore 276 81 29.6 23.9-36.0 195 70.4 64.0-76.1
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 343 102 32.6 27.0-38.7 241 67.4 61.3-73.0
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 231 65 27.8 21.8-34.6 166 72.2 65.4-78.2
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watagua/Wilkes 229 78 34.2 27.8-41.3 151 65.8 58.7-72.2
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 255 89 35.4 29.0-42.4 166 64.6 57.6-71.0
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 385 140 34.0 28.5-40.1 245 66.0 59.9-71.5
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 658 225 31.6 27.8-35.7 433 68.4 64.3-72.2
No 8,850 2,622 27.6 26.5-28.8 6,228 72.4 71.2-73.5
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 3,233 918 26.1 24.4-27.9 2,315 73.9 72.1-75.6
Piedmont 5,250 1,582 27.4 26.0-28.9 3,668 72.6 71.1-74.0
Western NC 1,025 347 33.2 29.8-36.8 678 66.8 63.2-70.2
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 601 206 33.6 29.1-38.5 395 66.4 61.5-70.9
Northwest 1,801 614 33.7 31.1-36.4 1,187 66.3 63.6-68.9
Charlotte 1,420 445 28.0 25.3-30.9 975 72.0 69.1-74.7
Greensboro 1,233 356 28.1 25.1-31.3 877 71.9 68.7-74.9
Southern Regional 1,011 288 26.3 23.3-29.6 723 73.7 70.4-76.7
Coastal 471 141 27.7 23.4-32.3 330 72.3 67.7-76.6
Wake 1,308 329 21.3 18.7-24.1 979 78.7 75.9-81.3
Area L 395 120 28.5 23.7-33.9 275 71.5 66.1-76.3
Eastern 1,201 336 25.6 22.9-28.6 865 74.4 71.4-77.1

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* This question was asked of respondents who reported not being pregnant at time of interview.

^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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