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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 14,627 2,623 18.2 17.4-19.0 12,004 81.8 81.0-82.6
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 395 88 21.1 17.0-25.8 307 78.9 74.2-83.0
Buncombe 359 73 19.4 15.2-24.3 286 80.6 75.7-84.8
Cabarrus 410 82 19.9 15.9-24.5 328 80.1 75.5-84.1
Catawba 365 69 21.6 16.3-27.9 296 78.4 72.1-83.7
Cumberland 432 55 11.8 8.9-15.4 377 88.2 84.6-91.1
Davidson 375 90 25.6 20.4-31.6 285 74.4 68.4-79.6
Durham 403 70 16.8 12.9-21.5 333 83.2 78.5-87.1
Forsyth 437 87 19.6 15.8-24.0 350 80.4 76.0-84.2
Gaston 365 72 19.7 15.5-24.7 293 80.3 75.3-84.5
Guilford 413 68 17.0 13.2-21.7 345 83.0 78.3-86.8
Iredell 418 87 20.8 16.7-25.5 331 79.2 74.5-83.3
Johnston 472 91 19.5 15.3-24.5 381 80.5 75.5-84.7
Mecklenburg 621 120 19.7 16.5-23.4 501 80.3 76.6-83.5
New Hanover 368 91 26.8 21.8-32.4 277 73.2 67.6-78.2
Onslow 380 80 21.9 17.7-26.9 300 78.1 73.1-82.3
Orange 405 78 20.0 15.8-25.0 327 80.0 75.0-84.2
Pitt 372 76 18.6 14.7-23.3 296 81.4 76.7-85.3
Randolph 345 52 13.9 10.3-18.6 293 86.1 81.4-89.7
Robeson 369 26 8.6 5.5-13.3 343 91.4 86.7-94.5
Rowan 441 79 17.0 13.5-21.2 362 83.0 78.8-86.5
Union 421 94 22.5 18.3-27.4 327 77.5 72.6-81.7
Wake 585 126 20.3 16.8-24.2 459 79.7 75.8-83.2
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 348 66 17.7 13.8-22.4 282 82.3 77.6-86.2
Northeast Partnership II 469 52 10.3 7.6-13.6 417 89.7 86.4-92.4
Northeast Partnership I 390 33 8.8 6.1-12.4 357 91.2 87.6-93.9
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 356 58 17.3 13.2-22.2 298 82.7 77.8-86.8
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 452 81 17.7 14.1-22.1 371 82.3 77.9-85.9
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 397 83 20.9 16.8-25.7 314 79.1 74.3-83.2
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 392 50 13.2 9.9-17.3 342 86.8 82.7-90.1
Chatham/Lee/Moore 445 69 15.7 12.1-20.0 376 84.3 80.0-87.9
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 524 77 14.6 11.4-18.6 447 85.4 81.4-88.6
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 354 66 19.8 15.5-25.0 288 80.2 75.0-84.5
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watagua/Wilkes 351 59 16.4 12.3-21.5 292 83.6 78.5-87.7
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 419 82 20.8 16.6-25.8 337 79.2 74.2-83.4
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 579 93 18.1 14.5-22.3 486 81.9 77.7-85.5
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 968 110 11.6 9.4-14.1 858 88.4 85.9-90.6
No 13,659 2,513 18.6 17.8-19.5 11,146 81.4 80.5-82.2
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 4,893 805 16.5 15.3-17.8 4,088 83.5 82.2-84.7
Piedmont 8,143 1,535 19.0 18.0-20.1 6,608 81.0 79.9-82.0
Western NC 1,591 283 18.6 16.4-21.1 1,308 81.4 78.9-83.6
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 917 160 18.0 15.1-21.3 757 82.0 78.7-84.9
Northwest 2,839 562 20.4 18.5-22.3 2,277 79.6 77.7-81.5
Charlotte 2,159 424 19.7 17.7-21.9 1,735 80.3 78.1-82.3
Greensboro 1,898 344 17.8 15.7-20.1 1,554 82.2 79.9-84.3
Southern Regional 1,534 201 14.1 12.2-16.4 1,333 85.9 83.6-87.8
Coastal 737 175 23.9 20.6-27.6 562 76.1 72.4-79.4
Wake 2,012 362 18.4 16.3-20.8 1,650 81.6 79.2-83.7
Area L 580 64 12.1 9.4-15.5 516 87.9 84.5-90.6
Eastern 1,844 323 17.1 15.1-19.2 1,521 82.9 80.8-84.9

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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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