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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 15,019 2,492 16.6 15.8-17.4 12,527 83.4 82.6-84.2
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 401 69 16.7 12.9-21.3 332 83.3 78.7-87.1
Buncombe 367 59 16.2 12.4-20.9 308 83.8 79.1-87.6
Cabarrus 430 69 15.2 11.7-19.5 361 84.8 80.5-88.3
Catawba 373 63 20.3 15.2-26.5 310 79.7 73.5-84.8
Cumberland 450 75 16.2 12.6-20.6 375 83.8 79.4-87.4
Davidson 383 68 18.3 14.2-23.3 315 81.7 76.7-85.8
Durham 411 55 12.5 9.3-16.7 356 87.5 83.3-90.7
Forsyth 448 55 11.7 8.8-15.3 393 88.3 84.7-91.2
Gaston 375 86 24.9 20.2-30.2 289 75.1 69.8-79.8
Guilford 426 44 10.7 7.4-15.3 382 89.3 84.7-92.6
Iredell 434 73 16.7 13.1-21.0 361 83.3 79.0-86.9
Johnston 480 80 17.5 13.4-22.5 400 82.5 77.5-86.6
Mecklenburg 641 80 13.9 11.0-17.4 561 86.1 82.6-89.0
New Hanover 374 58 14.7 11.3-19.1 316 85.3 80.9-88.7
Onslow 391 55 13.8 10.5-17.9 336 86.2 82.1-89.5
Orange 410 52 13.1 9.8-17.4 358 86.9 82.6-90.2
Pitt 379 47 12.8 9.3-17.4 332 87.2 82.6-90.7
Randolph 349 60 18.5 14.0-24.1 289 81.5 75.9-86.0
Robeson 374 98 26.7 21.8-32.3 276 73.3 67.7-78.2
Rowan 444 88 17.5 13.9-21.7 356 82.5 78.3-86.1
Union 434 63 12.2 9.3-15.8 371 87.8 84.2-90.7
Wake 594 74 13.9 10.9-17.7 520 86.1 82.3-89.1
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 363 50 11.8 8.7-15.9 313 88.2 84.1-91.3
Northeast Partnership II 482 75 17.3 13.7-21.8 407 82.7 78.2-86.3
Northeast Partnership I 399 91 22.8 18.3-28.2 308 77.2 71.8-81.7
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 367 67 16.1 12.3-20.9 300 83.9 79.1-87.7
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 471 78 16.0 12.7-20.1 393 84.0 79.9-87.3
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 416 79 19.0 15.1-23.6 337 81.0 76.4-84.9
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 410 74 17.8 14.0-22.3 336 82.2 77.7-86.0
Chatham/Lee/Moore 458 78 17.5 13.6-22.3 380 82.5 77.7-86.4
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 538 108 19.4 15.8-23.4 430 80.6 76.6-84.2
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 362 75 22.9 18.3-28.2 287 77.1 71.8-81.7
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watagua/Wilkes 360 71 22.0 16.4-28.9 289 78.0 71.1-83.6
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 427 71 17.4 13.6-22.0 356 82.6 78.0-86.4
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 598 104 20.6 16.8-25.1 494 79.4 74.9-83.2
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 1,000 188 19.2 16.5-22.2 812 80.8 77.8-83.5
No 14,019 2,304 16.4 15.6-17.2 11,715 83.6 82.8-84.4
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 5,038 875 17.1 15.8-18.4 4,163 82.9 81.6-84.2
Piedmont 8,346 1,326 15.4 14.4-16.4 7,020 84.6 83.6-85.6
Western NC 1,635 291 19.9 17.5-22.5 1,344 80.1 77.5-82.5
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 944 158 19.0 16.0-22.4 786 81.0 77.6-84.0
Northwest 2,902 502 17.8 16.1-19.7 2,400 82.2 80.3-83.9
Charlotte 2,226 351 15.5 13.6-17.5 1,875 84.5 82.5-86.4
Greensboro 1,945 294 14.1 12.3-16.0 1,651 85.9 84.0-87.7
Southern Regional 1,571 329 19.7 17.5-22.2 1,242 80.3 77.8-82.5
Coastal 761 122 15.3 12.7-18.4 639 84.7 81.6-87.3
Wake 2,045 306 14.6 12.6-16.8 1,739 85.4 83.2-87.4
Area L 598 120 18.9 15.5-22.8 478 81.1 77.2-84.5
Eastern 1,896 281 15.5 13.6-17.7 1,615 84.5 82.3-86.4

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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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