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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,488 4,001 62.5 61.0-64.0 2,487 37.5 36.0-39.0
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 203 131 64.2 56.2-71.4 72 35.8 28.6-43.8
Buncombe 164 106 65.9 57.6-73.3 58 34.1 26.7-42.4
Cabarrus 186 109 60.7 52.6-68.3 77 39.3 31.7-47.4
Catawba 157 97 60.7 51.9-68.8 60 39.3 31.2-48.1
Cumberland 172 111 61.9 53.4-69.7 61 38.1 30.3-46.6
Davidson 171 96 56.8 48.1-65.0 75 43.2 35.0-51.9
Durham 161 107 69.6 61.4-76.7 54 30.4 23.3-38.6
Forsyth 197 126 67.3 59.8-73.9 71 32.7 26.1-40.2
Gaston 167 99 61.2 52.7-69.1 68 38.8 30.9-47.3
Guilford 182 122 67.5 59.3-74.8 60 32.5 25.2-40.7
Iredell 182 115 63.3 55.3-70.6 67 36.7 29.4-44.7
Johnston 213 132 60.1 51.1-68.5 81 39.9 31.5-48.9
Mecklenburg 240 152 61.0 53.7-67.8 88 39.0 32.2-46.3
New Hanover 159 105 65.3 56.6-73.0 54 34.7 27.0-43.4
Onslow 140 83 56.7 47.3-65.7 57 43.3 34.3-52.7
Orange 163 112 66.9 57.6-75.1 51 33.1 24.9-42.4
Pitt 144 84 56.5 47.4-65.1 60 43.5 34.9-52.6
Randolph 147 82 54.8 45.3-64.1 65 45.2 35.9-54.7
Robeson 169 93 52.2 43.7-60.6 76 47.8 39.4-56.3
Rowan 215 117 54.7 47.1-62.1 98 45.3 37.9-52.9
Union 193 96 57.0 48.8-64.8 97 43.0 35.2-51.2
Wake 217 146 66.6 59.1-73.4 71 33.4 26.6-40.9
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 167 120 71.5 63.5-78.4 47 28.5 21.6-36.5
Northeast Partnership II 253 152 60.5 53.6-67.0 101 39.5 33.0-46.4
Northeast Partnership I 191 120 62.7 54.6-70.2 71 37.3 29.8-45.4
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 160 99 64.2 55.4-72.2 61 35.8 27.8-44.6
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 208 121 59.9 52.0-67.3 87 40.1 32.7-48.0
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 181 110 61.0 53.0-68.5 71 39.0 31.5-47.0
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 189 132 69.9 62.2-76.6 57 30.1 23.4-37.8
Chatham/Lee/Moore 194 120 62.7 54.7-70.0 74 37.3 30.0-45.3
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 221 138 62.6 55.2-69.5 83 37.4 30.5-44.8
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 162 108 67.2 58.7-74.7 54 32.8 25.3-41.3
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watagua/Wilkes 160 90 56.9 48.2-65.1 70 43.1 34.9-51.8
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 183 107 59.1 51.0-66.8 76 40.9 33.2-49.0
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 277 163 58.7 51.4-65.6 114 41.3 34.4-48.6
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 488 300 61.6 56.6-66.4 188 38.4 33.6-43.4
No 6,000 3,701 62.6 61.0-64.1 2,299 37.4 35.9-39.0
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 2,179 1,339 61.8 59.4-64.2 840 38.2 35.8-40.6
Piedmont 3,573 2,218 63.5 61.4-65.4 1,355 36.5 34.6-38.6
Western NC 736 444 60.7 56.3-64.9 292 39.3 35.1-43.7
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 435 266 61.0 55.2-66.5 169 39.0 33.5-44.8
Northwest 1,277 772 62.7 59.4-65.8 505 37.3 34.2-40.6
Charlotte 943 554 60.1 56.1-63.9 389 39.9 36.1-43.9
Greensboro 856 549 64.3 60.1-68.3 307 35.7 31.7-39.9
Southern Regional 660 392 59.6 55.1-64.0 268 40.4 36.0-44.9
Coastal 331 211 62.6 56.5-68.3 120 37.4 31.7-43.5
Wake 845 554 66.3 62.0-70.3 291 33.7 29.7-38.0
Area L 273 165 61.2 54.4-67.6 108 38.8 32.4-45.6
Eastern 832 520 63.7 59.8-67.4 312 36.3 32.6-40.2

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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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