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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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  Total
Respond.^
Within one year More than a year Two or more years Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,383 1,162 82.1 79.2-84.7 72 6.3 4.8- 8.2 64 4.9 3.5- 6.9 85 6.7 5.1- 8.7
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 36 30 82.4 63.5-92.6 0 0.0 . - . 4 13.0 4.5-32.0 2 4.7 1.0-19.2
Buncombe 38 34 87.9 69.9-95.8 3 11.0 3.5-29.6 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.1 0.2- 7.7
Cabarrus 36 29 75.6 55.9-88.3 3 11.5 3.3-32.7 1 4.2 0.6-24.2 3 8.8 2.8-24.2
Catawba 33 28 85.6 65.7-94.8 1 2.1 0.3-14.0 2 8.7 1.9-32.1 2 3.6 0.9-14.1
Cumberland 49 45 93.8 83.8-97.8 0 0.0 . - . 3 4.3 1.3-13.4 1 1.9 0.3-12.3
Davidson 31 26 82.9 63.4-93.1 2 6.3 1.5-22.7 3 10.8 3.2-30.5 0 0.0 . - .
Durham 24 22 95.3 81.7-98.9 2 4.7 1.1-18.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Forsyth 30 24 78.9 57.5-91.1 3 9.2 2.8-26.8 1 2.3 0.3-14.9 2 9.6 2.1-34.7
Gaston 45 37 83.2 68.7-91.8 3 7.6 2.4-21.6 2 3.2 0.8-12.2 3 6.0 1.8-17.8
Guilford 41 35 85.1 67.8-93.9 2 5.9 1.4-21.0 3 7.8 2.0-26.0 1 1.2 0.2- 8.3
Iredell 39 30 76.1 57.7-88.2 1 4.9 0.7-27.3 5 13.6 5.1-31.2 3 5.4 1.5-18.1
Johnston 45 40 84.4 64.1-94.2 2 7.7 1.4-32.9 1 2.8 0.4-17.7 2 5.1 1.2-19.0
Mecklenburg 41 37 82.5 56.5-94.5 2 5.7 1.4-20.6 2 11.7 2.3-43.2 0 0.0 . - .
New Hanover 28 26 94.0 76.2-98.7 1 1.6 0.2-10.9 0 0.0 . - . 1 4.4 0.6-25.4
Onslow 33 24 70.7 50.6-85.1 3 7.8 2.4-22.7 4 14.9 5.3-35.6 2 6.6 1.3-27.2
Orange 29 25 87.5 68.8-95.7 3 9.7 2.8-28.8 1 2.8 0.4-17.4 0 0.0 . - .
Pitt 26 23 88.4 69.0-96.3 1 4.4 0.6-25.3 1 4.0 0.6-23.8 1 3.2 0.4-20.0
Randolph 27 25 94.8 78.0-98.9 2 5.2 1.1-22.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Robeson 46 40 83.9 67.2-93.0 3 9.4 3.0-25.7 2 4.9 1.0-21.5 1 1.7 0.2-11.5
Rowan 40 36 92.9 81.3-97.5 0 0.0 . - . 2 4.8 1.2-17.3 2 2.4 0.6- 9.3
Union 33 28 90.5 77.6-96.3 0 0.0 . - . 2 3.5 0.8-13.5 3 6.0 1.7-18.6
Wake 41 31 80.7 65.2-90.3 4 8.9 3.1-23.1 1 0.6 0.1- 4.2 5 9.8 3.7-23.7
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 30 28 94.2 79.3-98.6 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.8 0.4-17.6 1 3.0 0.4-18.8
Northeast Partnership II 74 67 88.6 76.9-94.7 2 4.7 1.2-17.3 1 0.6 0.1- 4.4 4 6.1 2.2-15.5
Northeast Partnership I 52 44 82.2 66.6-91.5 3 5.2 1.6-15.2 1 1.4 0.2- 9.3 4 11.2 4.0-27.6
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 42 32 76.6 59.1-88.1 0 0.0 . - . 2 7.8 1.9-26.7 8 15.6 7.1-30.9
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 55 43 67.1 49.9-80.7 4 11.0 3.9-27.7 2 2.4 0.5-10.4 6 19.4 8.8-37.4
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 37 31 86.6 70.0-94.7 1 1.3 0.2- 9.1 4 10.7 3.5-28.3 1 1.3 0.2- 9.1
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 47 43 90.4 76.4-96.5 2 4.1 1.0-15.0 1 3.4 0.5-20.6 1 2.1 0.3-13.7
Chatham/Lee/Moore 31 26 75.6 50.0-90.6 3 11.9 2.9-38.5 0 0.0 . - . 2 12.4 3.0-39.9
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 58 42 73.7 59.4-84.3 5 9.7 3.5-24.2 3 4.7 1.4-14.4 8 12.0 5.8-23.1
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 31 24 77.4 57.7-89.5 4 15.6 5.7-36.1 1 2.3 0.3-14.9 2 4.7 1.1-18.4
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watagua/Wilkes 29 21 74.6 53.2-88.4 2 2.7 0.7-10.7 2 4.7 1.1-17.7 4 17.9 6.3-41.4
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 40 31 79.3 62.6-89.7 1 1.3 0.2- 9.1 3 10.1 3.2-27.9 5 9.3 3.5-22.1
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 66 55 75.0 57.1-87.2 4 9.8 3.4-25.2 3 5.3 1.5-16.8 4 9.9 2.7-30.0
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 134 118 86.2 77.9-91.7 5 4.6 1.8-11.3 2 0.9 0.2- 3.4 9 8.4 4.3-15.8
No 1,249 1,044 81.8 78.7-84.5 67 6.4 4.8- 8.5 62 5.3 3.7- 7.4 76 6.5 4.9- 8.7
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 523 446 82.2 76.9-86.4 21 4.5 2.7- 7.5 23 5.3 2.8-10.1 33 8.0 5.4-11.6
Piedmont 703 586 83.0 79.2-86.2 40 6.7 4.6- 9.4 35 5.0 3.3- 7.5 42 5.4 3.7- 7.7
Western NC 157 130 79.6 69.6-86.9 11 8.7 4.4-16.6 6 3.7 1.4- 9.0 10 8.0 3.5-17.5
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 103 88 78.5 64.9-87.9 7 10.3 4.6-21.5 3 3.7 1.1-12.2 5 7.4 2.2-22.3
Northwest 239 193 80.0 73.1-85.5 13 6.8 3.7-12.3 16 5.6 3.2- 9.4 17 7.6 4.2-13.2
Charlotte 194 159 83.7 76.6-89.0 12 7.3 3.8-13.5 8 4.5 1.9-10.2 15 4.5 2.6- 7.7
Greensboro 156 134 86.1 77.6-91.7 9 5.2 2.3-11.5 9 6.5 2.8-14.4 4 2.2 0.7- 6.3
Southern Regional 171 144 82.2 74.4-88.0 8 5.2 2.4-11.1 10 6.0 3.0-11.6 9 6.6 3.3-12.8
Coastal 58 52 88.2 71.8-95.6 1 0.7 0.1- 5.0 2 2.9 0.7-11.0 3 8.2 2.1-27.0
Wake 178 152 83.4 75.4-89.2 10 6.3 3.0-12.7 5 3.2 1.2- 8.3 11 7.0 3.5-13.5
Area L 72 60 86.1 75.5-92.5 1 0.8 0.1- 5.8 1 0.8 0.1- 5.4 10 12.3 6.2-22.8
Eastern 197 169 82.0 73.6-88.2 11 7.6 3.7-14.9 7 2.5 1.1- 5.5 10 7.8 3.8-15.4

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*Asked of all respondents that answered YES to diabetes Core question

^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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