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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 3,738 197 5.3 4.4- 6.2 3,541 94.7 93.8-95.6
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 86 2 1.8 0.4- 7.4 84 98.2 92.6-99.6
Buncombe 106 6 4.0 1.7- 9.3 100 96.0 90.7-98.3
Cabarrus 105 3 2.7 0.9- 8.1 102 97.3 91.9-99.1
Catawba 104 5 4.4 1.7-10.9 99 95.6 89.1-98.3
Cumberland 89 6 6.6 2.8-14.9 83 93.4 85.1-97.2
Davidson 105 5 4.1 1.7- 9.7 100 95.9 90.3-98.3
Durham 85 6 7.2 3.0-16.1 79 92.8 83.9-97.0
Forsyth 115 10 8.6 4.3-16.4 105 91.4 83.6-95.7
Gaston 95 4 3.9 1.3-11.0 91 96.1 89.0-98.7
Guilford 125 7 4.8 2.2-10.0 118 95.2 90.0-97.8
Iredell 121 6 4.3 1.9- 9.5 115 95.7 90.5-98.1
Johnston 115 6 4.6 1.9-10.4 109 95.4 89.6-98.1
Mecklenburg 156 9 6.3 3.0-12.4 147 93.7 87.6-97.0
New Hanover 96 10 8.8 4.5-16.8 86 91.2 83.2-95.5
Onslow 93 6 8.0 3.0-19.5 87 92.0 80.5-97.0
Orange 92 4 4.6 1.5-13.3 88 95.4 86.7-98.5
Pitt 85 4 4.1 1.4-11.4 81 95.9 88.6-98.6
Randolph 99 5 5.0 2.0-12.1 94 95.0 87.9-98.0
Robeson 84 4 4.5 1.7-11.6 80 95.5 88.4-98.3
Rowan 94 4 4.2 1.6-10.9 90 95.8 89.1-98.4
Union 99 2 1.4 0.4- 5.7 97 98.6 94.3-99.6
Wake 119 7 5.9 2.4-13.7 112 94.1 86.3-97.6
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 101 7 6.6 2.9-14.1 94 93.4 85.9-97.1
Northeast Partnership II 119 5 4.2 1.7- 9.8 114 95.8 90.2-98.3
Northeast Partnership I 111 5 3.6 1.4- 8.9 106 96.4 91.1-98.6
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 96 7 7.6 3.3-16.5 89 92.4 83.5-96.7
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 106 5 3.1 1.1- 7.9 101 96.9 92.1-98.9
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 121 6 5.7 2.5-12.5 115 94.3 87.5-97.5
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 85 4 4.5 1.6-12.2 81 95.5 87.8-98.4
Chatham/Lee/Moore 133 7 5.1 2.3-11.0 126 94.9 89.0-97.7
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 145 10 6.6 3.4-12.4 135 93.4 87.6-96.6
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 85 3 4.6 1.4-13.5 82 95.4 86.5-98.6
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watagua/Wilkes 100 3 4.2 1.2-13.8 97 95.8 86.2-98.8
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 113 7 4.6 2.1- 9.8 106 95.4 90.2-97.9
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 155 7 5.6 2.5-12.0 148 94.4 88.0-97.5
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 264 11 3.5 1.9- 6.4 253 96.5 93.6-98.1
No 3,474 186 5.4 4.5- 6.4 3,288 94.6 93.6-95.5
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,231 76 5.9 4.5- 7.5 1,155 94.1 92.5-95.5
Piedmont 2,067 99 5.0 3.9- 6.3 1,968 95.0 93.7-96.1
Western NC 440 22 5.2 3.2- 8.3 418 94.8 91.7-96.8
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 252 13 5.4 2.8-10.0 239 94.6 90.0-97.2
Northwest 762 41 5.6 3.9- 8.0 721 94.4 92.0-96.1
Charlotte 554 23 4.7 2.8- 7.7 531 95.3 92.3-97.2
Greensboro 490 22 4.2 2.6- 6.7 468 95.8 93.3-97.4
Southern Regional 371 22 6.3 4.0- 9.8 349 93.7 90.2-96.0
Coastal 205 15 6.1 3.5-10.5 190 93.9 89.5-96.5
Wake 452 23 5.2 3.0- 8.9 429 94.8 91.1-97.0
Area L 152 10 6.7 3.3-13.3 142 93.3 86.7-96.7
Eastern 472 28 5.4 3.6- 8.1 444 94.6 91.9-96.4

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* This question was asked only of male respondents who reported being age 40 and older.

^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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