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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 1,814 661 36.2 33.5-39.0 1,153 63.8 61.0-66.5
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 39 22 57.3 40.2-72.8 17 42.7 27.2-59.8
Buncombe 38 12 34.5 19.3-53.6 26 65.5 46.4-80.7
Cabarrus 55 17 27.5 16.9-41.4 38 72.5 58.6-83.1
Catawba 40 12 31.1 17.2-49.5 28 68.9 50.5-82.8
Cumberland 52 19 43.3 29.0-58.9 33 56.7 41.1-71.0
Davidson 39 13 33.4 19.7-50.7 26 66.6 49.3-80.3
Durham 55 19 23.8 14.0-37.4 36 76.2 62.6-86.0
Forsyth 60 29 54.4 40.6-67.5 31 45.6 32.5-59.4
Gaston 34 14 29.8 16.5-47.6 20 70.2 52.4-83.5
Guilford 61 31 50.0 34.5-65.5 30 50.0 34.5-65.5
Iredell 45 13 29.3 17.2-45.2 32 70.7 54.8-82.8
Johnston 70 22 39.0 25.4-54.5 48 61.0 45.5-74.6
Mecklenburg 82 26 30.1 20.2-42.2 56 69.9 57.8-79.8
New Hanover 43 16 36.4 22.1-53.6 27 63.6 46.4-77.9
Onslow 42 13 37.3 22.4-55.2 29 62.7 44.8-77.6
Orange 52 17 32.8 19.8-49.0 35 67.2 51.0-80.2
Pitt 72 35 49.6 36.7-62.6 37 50.4 37.4-63.3
Randolph 34 11 32.3 17.6-51.6 23 67.7 48.4-82.4
Robeson 41 14 32.1 18.9-49.0 27 67.9 51.0-81.1
Rowan 44 18 47.4 31.3-64.0 26 52.6 36.0-68.7
Union 55 18 31.6 19.6-46.8 37 68.4 53.2-80.4
Wake 93 43 42.7 32.1-54.0 50 57.3 46.0-67.9
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 31 8 24.0 11.5-43.3 23 76.0 56.7-88.5
Northeast Partnership II 66 17 27.1 16.9-40.6 49 72.9 59.4-83.1
Northeast Partnership I 50 24 41.4 26.9-57.6 26 58.6 42.4-73.1
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 54 22 36.7 24.4-51.2 32 63.3 48.8-75.6
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 53 13 25.4 14.6-40.3 40 74.6 59.7-85.4
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 56 25 43.9 30.4-58.3 31 56.1 41.7-69.6
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 57 17 36.1 22.9-51.8 40 63.9 48.2-77.1
Chatham/Lee/Moore 52 18 31.9 18.4-49.2 34 68.1 50.8-81.6
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 56 16 24.4 14.4-38.1 40 75.6 61.9-85.6
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 50 23 44.7 30.9-59.3 27 55.3 40.7-69.1
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watagua/Wilkes 37 13 37.6 22.0-56.2 24 62.4 43.8-78.0
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 39 10 26.9 14.0-45.4 29 73.1 54.6-86.0
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 67 21 30.4 18.2-46.2 46 69.6 53.8-81.8
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 124 43 31.1 22.7-41.0 81 68.9 59.0-77.3
No 1,690 618 36.5 33.7-39.4 1,072 63.5 60.6-66.3
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 635 230 35.6 31.2-40.3 405 64.4 59.7-68.8
Piedmont 999 365 36.3 32.7-40.1 634 63.7 59.9-67.3
Western NC 180 66 37.0 28.7-46.1 114 63.0 53.9-71.3
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 99 32 33.6 22.6-46.7 67 66.4 53.3-77.4
Northwest 317 123 42.5 36.1-49.3 194 57.5 50.7-63.9
Charlotte 259 82 27.6 21.5-34.6 177 72.4 65.4-78.5
Greensboro 222 92 44.8 36.7-53.2 130 55.2 46.8-63.3
Southern Regional 172 56 35.2 27.3-44.0 116 64.8 56.0-72.7
Coastal 92 38 39.2 28.6-51.0 54 60.8 49.0-71.4
Wake 302 107 35.6 29.1-42.7 195 64.4 57.3-70.9
Area L 92 46 48.8 37.6-60.1 46 51.2 39.9-62.4
Eastern 243 78 28.3 22.2-35.4 165 71.7 64.6-77.8

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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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