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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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  Total
Respond.^
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-5 years 5 or more years Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,873 10,059 67.5 66.6-68.5 1,605 10.9 10.3-11.6 1,067 7.4 6.9- 8.0 1,993 12.9 12.2-13.6 149 1.2 1.0- 1.5
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 399 271 68.1 62.5-73.2 47 10.8 7.9-14.5 25 6.6 4.1-10.5 52 13.6 9.9-18.4 4 0.9 0.3- 2.6
Buncombe 362 241 66.0 60.3-71.2 36 10.4 7.4-14.5 29 7.8 5.3-11.4 53 14.6 10.9-19.1 3 1.2 0.3- 5.1
Cabarrus 423 280 65.7 60.4-70.6 58 13.1 9.9-17.1 29 7.7 5.2-11.5 54 12.7 9.6-16.8 2 0.7 0.2- 2.9
Catawba 373 247 63.5 57.2-69.4 30 7.0 4.6-10.5 30 9.1 6.1-13.2 62 18.6 13.7-24.8 4 1.8 0.6- 5.3
Cumberland 443 316 72.2 67.2-76.8 50 10.1 7.4-13.7 36 8.9 6.1-12.8 41 8.8 6.3-12.1 0 0.0 . - .
Davidson 378 242 64.4 58.5-69.9 51 14.3 10.6-19.0 23 6.6 4.1-10.4 59 14.1 10.7-18.4 3 0.6 0.2- 2.1
Durham 407 294 69.6 63.7-74.9 51 13.6 9.9-18.5 24 5.6 3.6- 8.6 31 9.1 5.9-13.8 7 2.1 0.9- 4.6
Forsyth 443 318 71.6 66.5-76.1 56 12.8 9.6-16.8 22 5.4 3.4- 8.4 41 9.0 6.4-12.5 6 1.3 0.5- 3.3
Gaston 376 247 63.8 58.1-69.1 44 13.5 10.0-18.1 30 8.6 5.8-12.4 53 13.8 10.3-18.2 2 0.4 0.1- 1.6
Guilford 421 316 75.5 70.5-80.0 44 10.5 7.5-14.4 18 3.6 2.1- 6.1 35 8.1 5.5-11.6 8 2.3 1.1- 5.1
Iredell 427 298 66.5 60.6-71.9 41 11.5 7.6-17.1 26 5.4 3.5- 8.3 60 16.0 12.2-20.7 2 0.6 0.1- 2.7
Johnston 476 310 63.9 58.3-69.2 42 10.0 7.1-14.1 36 8.4 5.7-12.2 76 14.7 11.0-19.3 12 3.0 1.6- 5.7
Mecklenburg 639 475 73.5 69.4-77.2 62 9.2 7.0-11.9 34 5.2 3.6- 7.5 56 9.5 7.2-12.5 12 2.6 1.4- 5.0
New Hanover 371 279 74.1 68.4-79.2 34 9.3 6.5-13.1 20 6.3 3.5-11.1 34 9.3 6.4-13.4 4 1.0 0.3- 2.9
Onslow 387 271 70.6 65.3-75.4 40 9.7 7.0-13.2 28 7.4 4.8-11.2 43 10.9 8.0-14.8 5 1.5 0.6- 3.7
Orange 406 311 75.1 69.6-79.9 42 10.1 7.2-14.0 26 6.5 4.2-10.0 27 8.3 5.1-13.0 0 0.0 . - .
Pitt 376 251 63.8 57.9-69.2 47 12.4 9.1-16.7 35 10.8 7.6-15.1 42 12.7 9.0-17.7 1 0.3 0.0- 2.4
Randolph 345 229 64.0 57.8-69.8 34 13.0 9.0-18.5 19 4.7 2.8- 7.6 57 16.2 12.2-21.1 6 2.1 0.7- 5.9
Robeson 373 203 50.7 44.8-56.6 53 15.0 11.1-19.9 46 12.7 9.3-17.1 69 21.3 16.6-26.9 2 0.4 0.1- 1.6
Rowan 439 288 64.0 58.7-69.0 43 10.1 7.2-14.1 36 7.2 5.0-10.3 67 17.4 13.5-22.1 5 1.2 0.5- 3.0
Union 431 310 70.9 65.6-75.7 36 8.7 6.0-12.5 31 8.1 5.4-11.9 50 11.2 8.3-15.0 4 1.1 0.4- 3.1
Wake 593 458 75.6 71.2-79.5 54 9.1 6.8-12.1 39 7.1 4.9-10.0 39 6.9 4.8- 9.8 3 1.4 0.4- 4.8
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 360 254 72.1 66.6-77.0 41 12.1 8.7-16.7 27 6.8 4.3-10.4 34 8.2 5.7-11.8 4 0.7 0.2- 2.4
Northeast Partnership II 473 293 60.5 55.2-65.6 54 13.1 9.8-17.3 35 8.6 5.8-12.5 88 16.8 13.4-20.8 3 1.1 0.2- 5.1
Northeast Partnership I 395 222 52.5 46.0-58.8 43 11.5 8.3-15.9 49 15.7 10.2-23.4 78 19.8 15.5-24.9 3 0.5 0.1- 2.0
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 361 244 66.7 60.7-72.2 45 11.8 8.6-16.1 22 6.5 4.1-10.3 41 12.1 8.4-17.1 9 2.8 1.4- 5.5
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 466 294 59.8 54.3-65.0 58 12.4 9.3-16.3 37 10.1 6.8-14.7 75 17.4 13.5-22.1 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 411 266 64.3 58.9-69.3 50 12.1 9.0-16.1 30 7.4 5.0-10.7 61 15.2 11.6-19.6 4 1.1 0.4- 3.4
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 404 259 62.0 56.6-67.2 40 10.9 7.8-15.0 31 8.1 5.6-11.6 73 18.2 14.4-22.7 1 0.8 0.1- 5.5
Chatham/Lee/Moore 452 317 69.3 64.0-74.2 43 8.6 6.0-12.1 33 8.0 5.4-11.8 52 10.8 8.0-14.6 7 3.2 1.5- 6.9
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 536 336 63.5 58.6-68.1 64 11.4 8.6-14.8 42 8.2 5.8-11.4 89 15.9 12.6-19.8 5 1.1 0.4- 2.9
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 357 245 68.2 62.5-73.3 30 9.0 6.1-13.1 21 6.6 4.2-10.3 56 15.4 11.5-20.3 5 0.8 0.3- 1.9
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watagua/Wilkes 356 231 63.9 57.1-70.2 38 10.2 7.2-14.1 21 9.7 5.1-17.8 61 15.2 11.4-19.9 5 1.0 0.4- 2.7
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 423 265 62.1 56.6-67.3 36 7.4 5.1-10.6 44 11.1 8.0-15.1 76 19.0 15.0-23.7 2 0.4 0.1- 2.0
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 591 378 65.2 60.3-69.8 68 13.5 10.5-17.4 33 5.6 3.7- 8.4 108 15.3 12.0-19.4 4 0.3 0.1- 1.0
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 987 600 59.5 55.6-63.2 109 12.1 9.8-14.7 96 11.4 8.6-14.8 176 16.4 14.0-19.2 6 0.7 0.2- 2.3
No 13,886 9,459 68.0 67.0-69.0 1,496 10.8 10.2-11.5 971 7.2 6.6- 7.8 1,817 12.7 12.0-13.4 143 1.3 1.0- 1.6
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 4,981 3,268 65.0 63.4-66.7 568 11.5 10.5-12.6 404 8.8 7.8-10.0 693 13.7 12.5-14.9 48 1.0 0.7- 1.4
Piedmont 8,278 5,746 69.7 68.4-71.0 873 10.6 9.8-11.5 544 6.5 5.8- 7.2 1,028 11.7 10.9-12.6 87 1.5 1.1- 2.0
Western NC 1,614 1,045 64.5 61.5-67.3 164 11.0 9.2-13.0 119 8.2 6.6-10.1 272 15.7 13.6-18.1 14 0.6 0.3- 1.2
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 933 602 64.7 60.7-68.4 102 12.8 10.3-15.8 62 6.4 4.8- 8.6 160 15.5 12.8-18.8 7 0.6 0.2- 1.6
Northwest 2,870 1,933 66.4 64.2-68.5 289 9.9 8.6-11.3 200 7.8 6.6- 9.2 421 15.0 13.4-16.8 27 0.9 0.6- 1.4
Charlotte 2,214 1,531 69.7 67.3-72.0 235 10.4 8.9-12.0 148 6.4 5.3- 7.8 278 11.9 10.4-13.7 22 1.6 0.9- 2.7
Greensboro 1,928 1,364 70.5 67.8-73.0 205 10.9 9.2-12.8 113 5.5 4.3- 6.8 226 11.7 10.0-13.7 20 1.5 0.8- 2.6
Southern Regional 1,553 1,005 65.6 62.6-68.4 193 11.4 9.7-13.4 136 9.4 7.5-11.6 212 13.2 11.2-15.4 7 0.5 0.2- 1.2
Coastal 754 528 66.7 62.5-70.7 77 11.1 8.7-14.2 49 7.3 5.2-10.2 93 13.8 11.0-17.2 7 1.0 0.4- 2.3
Wake 2,030 1,419 71.0 68.3-73.6 202 10.1 8.5-11.9 144 7.3 5.9- 9.0 238 9.8 8.2-11.6 27 1.9 1.1- 3.3
Area L 591 369 62.0 57.3-66.6 66 11.2 8.5-14.5 56 9.1 6.8-12.2 93 16.1 12.7-20.2 7 1.6 0.7- 3.4
Eastern 1,872 1,240 65.3 62.5-67.9 218 12.4 10.6-14.3 149 9.0 7.2-11.1 248 12.5 10.9-14.4 17 0.9 0.5- 1.6

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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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