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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Healthy Days

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None 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days 30 days
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,755 10,857 74.7 73.8-75.5 918 6.0 5.6- 6.5 1,043 7.1 6.6- 7.7 920 6.1 5.6- 6.6 1,017 6.1 5.7- 6.6
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 394 289 73.6 68.3-78.3 23 6.5 4.2- 9.9 28 6.0 4.0- 8.8 21 5.5 3.4- 8.7 33 8.4 5.5-12.5
Buncombe 357 239 66.0 60.2-71.3 28 8.3 5.6-12.1 42 11.5 8.3-15.6 25 7.2 4.8-10.8 23 7.1 4.5-11.0
Cabarrus 424 321 75.7 70.8-80.0 24 5.4 3.5- 8.2 29 7.9 5.3-11.5 20 5.0 3.1- 7.9 30 6.0 3.9- 9.2
Catawba 367 266 74.3 69.0-78.9 27 7.7 5.1-11.5 22 5.2 3.3- 8.2 23 5.8 3.6- 9.1 29 7.0 4.7-10.3
Cumberland 440 311 70.7 65.6-75.4 31 8.2 5.5-12.2 36 8.2 5.8-11.6 31 7.1 4.8-10.4 31 5.7 3.9- 8.4
Davidson 375 280 76.5 71.3-81.1 19 4.1 2.5- 6.6 31 9.3 6.3-13.5 21 4.1 2.6- 6.6 24 6.0 3.9- 9.2
Durham 398 289 73.8 68.4-78.6 32 7.7 5.2-11.3 29 6.8 4.4-10.4 23 6.1 3.7-10.0 25 5.5 3.6- 8.4
Forsyth 438 315 74.2 69.5-78.5 40 9.2 6.5-12.8 29 5.9 4.0- 8.7 29 6.0 4.0- 8.8 25 4.7 3.0- 7.3
Gaston 364 254 71.0 65.5-76.0 25 7.0 4.5-10.6 29 8.2 5.4-12.4 24 5.6 3.6- 8.5 32 8.2 5.6-12.0
Guilford 419 320 74.2 68.7-79.0 18 4.7 2.9- 7.7 30 7.5 5.1-10.8 29 7.6 4.7-12.2 22 6.0 3.7- 9.5
Iredell 425 314 73.3 68.2-77.8 32 7.4 5.1-10.8 24 5.9 3.8- 8.9 27 6.5 4.3- 9.7 28 6.9 4.6-10.2
Johnston 478 352 73.0 67.7-77.7 34 6.4 4.4- 9.1 33 8.4 5.5-12.7 19 3.1 1.9- 4.9 40 9.2 6.2-13.3
Mecklenburg 638 473 75.1 71.2-78.7 43 6.2 4.5- 8.4 34 5.8 3.9- 8.5 48 7.3 5.4- 9.8 40 5.7 4.0- 8.0
New Hanover 368 267 73.8 68.5-78.5 31 8.1 5.6-11.7 23 6.4 4.1- 9.9 25 6.8 4.4-10.3 22 4.9 3.0- 7.7
Onslow 386 282 74.1 68.9-78.8 19 4.0 2.3- 6.7 35 8.8 6.1-12.3 26 7.4 4.6-11.6 24 5.8 3.8- 8.7
Orange 408 275 68.9 63.6-73.9 40 8.6 6.1-12.1 47 11.6 8.4-15.9 29 7.7 5.2-11.5 17 3.0 1.8- 5.0
Pitt 376 279 75.1 70.0-79.7 23 6.5 4.2-10.0 32 7.9 5.4-11.3 23 5.9 3.8- 9.2 19 4.5 2.7- 7.4
Randolph 342 253 75.9 70.4-80.7 22 5.9 3.7- 9.2 17 5.6 3.2- 9.7 24 7.0 4.5-10.6 26 5.6 3.6- 8.7
Robeson 372 274 73.7 68.0-78.6 25 6.7 4.2-10.3 20 5.8 3.5- 9.5 27 7.7 4.9-11.8 26 6.2 4.0- 9.6
Rowan 433 313 74.2 69.3-78.6 24 4.4 2.9- 6.8 24 6.2 4.0- 9.5 35 6.8 4.8- 9.7 37 8.3 5.7-11.9
Union 430 314 75.7 71.0-79.9 24 4.6 3.0- 7.0 34 7.9 5.5-11.2 30 6.2 4.2- 9.2 28 5.5 3.7- 8.2
Wake 590 450 76.7 72.5-80.4 42 6.0 4.3- 8.3 53 9.9 7.4-13.2 31 5.1 3.4- 7.5 14 2.3 1.2- 4.3
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 356 274 79.1 74.0-83.5 20 5.0 3.1- 7.8 22 6.8 4.2-10.9 16 3.6 2.1- 6.2 24 5.4 3.3- 8.8
Northeast Partnership II 475 365 76.9 72.1-81.0 26 5.9 3.9- 9.0 27 6.1 4.0- 9.0 22 4.2 2.7- 6.6 35 6.9 4.6-10.4
Northeast Partnership I 390 277 74.1 68.7-78.8 27 5.9 4.0- 8.7 31 6.6 4.3-10.0 28 7.2 4.8-10.7 27 6.2 4.1- 9.5
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 360 274 76.9 71.5-81.6 18 5.4 3.1- 9.1 19 5.8 3.5- 9.3 24 5.4 3.5- 8.3 25 6.6 4.1-10.4
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 459 346 79.0 74.7-82.7 24 4.5 2.9- 7.0 31 5.5 3.7- 8.2 22 4.6 2.9- 7.3 36 6.4 4.5- 9.1
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 408 310 76.1 71.1-80.4 21 4.7 3.0- 7.4 24 5.5 3.6- 8.3 22 5.0 3.2- 7.9 31 8.7 5.9-12.7
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 398 291 74.2 69.1-78.6 20 5.0 3.1- 7.9 22 6.0 3.8- 9.2 31 7.0 4.8-10.2 34 7.9 5.4-11.3
Chatham/Lee/Moore 453 355 79.3 74.7-83.4 25 5.3 3.3- 8.4 29 5.2 3.4- 7.9 21 5.3 3.4- 8.4 23 4.8 2.9- 7.7
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 521 391 76.7 72.3-80.5 26 4.9 3.2- 7.5 30 5.5 3.7- 8.0 33 5.6 3.8- 8.2 41 7.3 5.2-10.2
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 356 249 71.1 65.7-76.0 17 5.5 3.3- 9.0 27 6.4 4.3- 9.3 32 9.2 6.3-13.2 31 7.9 5.3-11.5
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watagua/Wilkes 353 240 66.5 59.7-72.7 23 6.3 4.0- 9.7 24 7.1 4.6-10.9 29 10.4 5.8-17.9 37 9.7 6.7-13.8
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 416 313 73.4 68.1-78.1 21 6.3 3.8-10.3 29 7.0 4.7-10.3 23 6.0 3.7- 9.4 30 7.3 4.9-10.9
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 588 442 76.2 71.7-80.3 24 4.9 3.0- 7.9 47 7.5 5.2-10.7 27 5.0 3.2- 7.7 48 6.4 4.5- 9.1
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 980 730 76.9 73.8-79.8 59 5.6 4.2- 7.4 63 5.8 4.4- 7.6 58 5.5 4.1- 7.3 70 6.2 4.7- 8.2
No 13,775 10,127 74.5 73.6-75.4 859 6.0 5.6- 6.6 980 7.2 6.7- 7.8 862 6.1 5.6- 6.7 947 6.1 5.6- 6.6
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 4,951 3,676 75.5 74.0-77.0 308 6.0 5.2- 6.8 336 6.6 5.8- 7.4 290 5.6 4.8- 6.5 341 6.3 5.6- 7.1
Piedmont 8,202 6,043 75.2 74.0-76.3 522 6.0 5.4- 6.7 574 7.2 6.5- 8.0 525 6.0 5.4- 6.7 538 5.6 5.0- 6.2
Western NC 1,602 1,138 71.1 68.2-73.8 88 6.1 4.7- 7.8 133 7.8 6.3- 9.6 105 7.3 5.8- 9.2 138 7.7 6.3- 9.4
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 924 663 73.0 69.4-76.4 50 5.6 4.0- 7.9 89 8.9 6.9-11.5 52 5.8 4.2- 7.9 70 6.7 5.0- 8.8
Northwest 2,843 2,053 72.4 70.4-74.4 187 6.8 5.7- 8.1 185 6.5 5.5- 7.6 199 7.0 5.9- 8.2 219 7.3 6.2- 8.6
Charlotte 2,193 1,621 75.4 73.1-77.5 131 5.5 4.5- 6.7 150 7.0 5.7- 8.5 136 6.0 4.9- 7.3 155 6.2 5.1- 7.5
Greensboro 1,914 1,392 74.3 71.7-76.7 119 5.8 4.6- 7.2 147 7.2 5.9- 8.8 129 6.7 5.5- 8.2 127 6.0 4.7- 7.6
Southern Regional 1,541 1,136 74.6 71.9-77.1 94 6.1 4.8- 7.8 96 6.0 4.8- 7.5 103 6.6 5.3- 8.2 112 6.7 5.4- 8.2
Coastal 747 559 76.5 72.9-79.7 52 6.2 4.7- 8.3 47 5.9 4.3- 8.0 40 4.9 3.4- 6.8 49 6.5 4.7- 8.9
Wake 2,016 1,501 75.5 73.0-77.9 133 6.1 4.9- 7.5 150 8.5 7.0-10.4 109 5.2 4.0- 6.6 123 4.7 3.7- 5.9
Area L 586 439 76.4 72.2-80.1 34 6.2 4.2- 9.1 36 5.9 4.0- 8.6 44 6.6 4.8- 9.0 33 4.9 3.3- 7.3
Eastern 1,863 1,386 76.2 73.8-78.4 111 5.8 4.7- 7.2 138 7.0 5.7- 8.6 99 4.8 3.8- 6.0 129 6.2 5.1- 7.7

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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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