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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 9,478 6,768 68.9 67.7-70.0 2,710 31.1 30.0-32.3
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 280 211 73.8 67.6-79.2 69 26.2 20.8-32.4
Buncombe 226 171 75.7 69.2-81.3 55 24.3 18.7-30.8
Cabarrus 266 190 68.3 61.6-74.3 76 31.7 25.7-38.4
Catawba 224 169 72.3 65.1-78.5 55 27.7 21.5-34.9
Cumberland 289 193 63.3 56.9-69.3 96 36.7 30.7-43.1
Davidson 235 178 71.6 64.1-78.2 57 28.4 21.8-35.9
Durham 261 160 58.4 51.5-65.0 101 41.6 35.0-48.5
Forsyth 285 201 69.1 62.9-74.7 84 30.9 25.3-37.1
Gaston 240 176 72.2 65.2-78.3 64 27.8 21.7-34.8
Guilford 250 195 74.7 67.8-80.5 55 25.3 19.5-32.2
Iredell 258 178 63.8 56.9-70.2 80 36.2 29.8-43.1
Johnston 318 221 65.7 58.9-71.9 97 34.3 28.1-41.1
Mecklenburg 393 260 61.2 55.6-66.5 133 38.8 33.5-44.4
New Hanover 227 177 73.6 66.1-80.0 50 26.4 20.0-33.9
Onslow 243 152 59.2 52.2-65.8 91 40.8 34.2-47.8
Orange 259 171 63.9 56.9-70.4 88 36.1 29.6-43.1
Pitt 226 147 63.2 56.0-69.9 79 36.8 30.1-44.0
Randolph 211 150 68.7 61.0-75.6 61 31.3 24.4-39.0
Robeson 255 182 68.7 61.2-75.4 73 31.3 24.6-38.8
Rowan 288 217 73.2 67.0-78.6 71 26.8 21.4-33.0
Union 301 197 62.4 55.5-68.9 104 37.6 31.1-44.5
Wake 365 245 65.0 59.1-70.4 120 35.0 29.6-40.9
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 224 170 73.6 66.5-79.7 54 26.4 20.3-33.5
Northeast Partnership II 323 254 76.5 70.8-81.3 69 23.5 18.7-29.2
Northeast Partnership I 262 204 75.9 69.4-81.4 58 24.1 18.6-30.6
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 233 171 70.4 63.2-76.8 62 29.6 23.2-36.8
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 303 216 68.2 61.8-73.9 87 31.8 26.1-38.2
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 257 194 71.9 65.4-77.7 63 28.1 22.3-34.6
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 270 194 68.3 61.5-74.3 76 31.7 25.7-38.5
Chatham/Lee/Moore 275 201 70.0 63.2-76.0 74 30.0 24.0-36.8
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 337 233 67.9 62.0-73.3 104 32.1 26.7-38.0
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 231 168 70.2 63.2-76.4 63 29.8 23.6-36.8
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watagua/Wilkes 224 154 68.8 61.8-75.0 70 31.2 25.0-38.2
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 253 182 70.3 63.3-76.4 71 29.7 23.6-36.7
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 386 286 74.1 68.2-79.2 100 25.9 20.8-31.8
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 654 507 75.1 71.1-78.8 147 24.9 21.2-28.9
No 8,824 6,261 68.5 67.2-69.7 2,563 31.5 30.3-32.8
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 3,221 2,313 69.5 67.6-71.4 908 30.5 28.6-32.4
Piedmont 5,235 3,709 67.4 65.7-69.0 1,526 32.6 31.0-34.3
Western NC 1,022 746 72.9 69.4-76.1 276 27.1 23.9-30.6
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 602 452 75.0 70.4-79.1 150 25.0 20.9-29.6
Northwest 1,786 1,300 70.5 67.9-73.0 486 29.5 27.0-32.1
Charlotte 1,408 981 65.4 62.1-68.5 427 34.6 31.5-37.9
Greensboro 1,234 887 71.1 67.8-74.2 347 28.9 25.8-32.2
Southern Regional 1,008 709 68.2 64.7-71.5 299 31.8 28.5-35.3
Coastal 470 360 72.7 67.8-77.1 110 27.3 22.9-32.2
Wake 1,303 891 64.8 61.3-68.1 412 35.2 31.9-38.7
Area L 390 292 72.9 67.6-77.7 98 27.1 22.3-32.4
Eastern 1,201 855 69.0 65.7-72.1 346 31.0 27.9-34.3

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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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