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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 15,028 12,791 82.9 82.1-83.8 2,237 17.1 16.2-17.9
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 403 340 84.1 79.6-87.8 63 15.9 12.2-20.4
Buncombe 367 305 79.5 74.1-84.0 62 20.5 16.0-25.9
Cabarrus 430 370 84.6 80.0-88.3 60 15.4 11.7-20.0
Catawba 373 332 85.3 79.1-89.9 41 14.7 10.1-20.9
Cumberland 451 395 85.8 81.1-89.5 56 14.2 10.5-18.9
Davidson 382 320 81.9 76.8-86.0 62 18.1 14.0-23.2
Durham 411 360 83.2 77.4-87.7 51 16.8 12.3-22.6
Forsyth 447 383 83.0 78.4-86.7 64 17.0 13.3-21.6
Gaston 376 318 84.5 79.8-88.2 58 15.5 11.8-20.2
Guilford 425 388 91.2 87.6-93.9 37 8.8 6.1-12.4
Iredell 434 377 83.6 77.8-88.1 57 16.4 11.9-22.2
Johnston 481 404 80.5 75.4-84.8 77 19.5 15.2-24.6
Mecklenburg 642 563 84.3 80.5-87.6 79 15.7 12.4-19.5
New Hanover 374 331 86.3 81.0-90.3 43 13.7 9.7-19.0
Onslow 391 332 84.3 79.8-87.9 59 15.7 12.1-20.2
Orange 410 365 87.3 82.7-90.8 45 12.7 9.2-17.3
Pitt 379 317 80.7 75.3-85.1 62 19.3 14.9-24.7
Randolph 349 297 81.5 75.8-86.1 52 18.5 13.9-24.2
Robeson 375 287 75.7 70.2-80.5 88 24.3 19.5-29.8
Rowan 444 363 76.8 71.4-81.4 81 23.2 18.6-28.6
Union 435 397 90.0 86.0-93.0 38 10.0 7.0-14.0
Wake 594 516 83.3 78.9-86.9 78 16.7 13.1-21.1
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 362 306 82.4 76.7-86.9 56 17.6 13.1-23.3
Northeast Partnership II 479 409 84.1 79.8-87.6 70 15.9 12.4-20.2
Northeast Partnership I 400 308 73.8 66.6-80.0 92 26.2 20.0-33.4
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 367 315 83.3 77.8-87.7 52 16.7 12.3-22.2
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 471 383 76.6 71.3-81.2 88 23.4 18.8-28.7
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 418 348 80.0 74.8-84.4 70 20.0 15.6-25.2
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 410 349 84.2 79.7-87.9 61 15.8 12.1-20.3
Chatham/Lee/Moore 457 394 83.6 78.6-87.7 63 16.4 12.3-21.4
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 540 464 83.5 79.2-87.0 76 16.5 13.0-20.8
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 363 311 83.9 79.0-87.8 52 16.1 12.2-21.0
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watagua/Wilkes 360 292 76.8 69.5-82.8 68 23.2 17.2-30.5
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 428 362 83.5 78.8-87.3 66 16.5 12.7-21.2
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 600 490 81.8 77.4-85.5 110 18.2 14.5-22.6
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 998 806 77.8 73.9-81.3 192 22.2 18.7-26.1
No 14,030 11,985 83.2 82.4-84.1 2,045 16.8 15.9-17.6
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 5,039 4,208 80.8 79.2-82.2 831 19.2 17.8-20.8
Piedmont 8,353 7,238 84.7 83.6-85.8 1,115 15.3 14.2-16.4
Western NC 1,636 1,345 80.5 77.9-83.0 291 19.5 17.0-22.1
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 946 778 81.4 77.9-84.4 168 18.6 15.6-22.1
Northwest 2,900 2,461 82.3 80.3-84.0 439 17.7 16.0-19.7
Charlotte 2,230 1,963 86.0 83.9-87.8 267 14.0 12.2-16.1
Greensboro 1,946 1,697 87.2 85.2-88.9 249 12.8 11.1-14.8
Southern Regional 1,575 1,323 82.1 79.3-84.6 252 17.9 15.4-20.7
Coastal 762 648 81.4 77.5-84.8 114 18.6 15.2-22.5
Wake 2,047 1,761 83.3 80.7-85.6 286 16.7 14.4-19.3
Area L 596 491 80.4 76.0-84.1 105 19.6 15.9-24.0
Eastern 1,893 1,586 81.4 78.9-83.7 307 18.6 16.3-21.1

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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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