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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 14,632 1,127 7.3 6.8- 7.8 13,505 92.7 92.2-93.2
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 395 37 7.8 5.5-11.0 358 92.2 89.0-94.5
Buncombe 359 30 7.5 5.1-10.9 329 92.5 89.1-94.9
Cabarrus 410 45 11.2 8.2-15.3 365 88.8 84.7-91.8
Catawba 364 30 8.0 5.2-11.9 334 92.0 88.1-94.8
Cumberland 432 26 5.3 3.5- 7.9 406 94.7 92.1-96.5
Davidson 375 43 10.6 7.7-14.6 332 89.4 85.4-92.3
Durham 404 14 3.8 1.9- 7.3 390 96.2 92.7-98.1
Forsyth 437 32 7.6 5.2-10.9 405 92.4 89.1-94.8
Gaston 365 31 8.3 5.6-12.0 334 91.7 88.0-94.4
Guilford 412 28 6.5 4.4- 9.7 384 93.5 90.3-95.6
Iredell 418 39 9.6 6.8-13.3 379 90.4 86.7-93.2
Johnston 473 43 7.2 5.0-10.3 430 92.8 89.7-95.0
Mecklenburg 620 35 5.5 3.8- 7.9 585 94.5 92.1-96.2
New Hanover 368 23 5.9 3.7- 9.3 345 94.1 90.7-96.3
Onslow 380 33 9.4 6.7-13.2 347 90.6 86.8-93.3
Orange 405 15 4.4 2.4- 7.9 390 95.6 92.1-97.6
Pitt 371 32 7.6 5.2-10.9 339 92.4 89.1-94.8
Randolph 344 31 7.9 5.3-11.6 313 92.1 88.4-94.7
Robeson 369 10 2.7 1.3- 5.4 359 97.3 94.6-98.7
Rowan 442 44 8.8 6.4-12.1 398 91.2 87.9-93.6
Union 421 46 10.2 7.5-13.7 375 89.8 86.3-92.5
Wake 586 42 6.2 4.4- 8.6 544 93.8 91.4-95.6
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 349 16 4.4 2.6- 7.5 333 95.6 92.5-97.4
Northeast Partnership II 469 26 4.8 3.1- 7.1 443 95.2 92.9-96.9
Northeast Partnership I 391 16 3.6 2.1- 6.1 375 96.4 93.9-97.9
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 356 33 8.9 6.2-12.8 323 91.1 87.2-93.8
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 453 37 6.4 4.5- 9.1 416 93.6 90.9-95.5
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 397 24 6.0 3.8- 9.2 373 94.0 90.8-96.2
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 392 17 4.7 2.8- 7.7 375 95.3 92.3-97.2
Chatham/Lee/Moore 446 29 6.0 4.0- 8.8 417 94.0 91.2-96.0
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 524 40 7.9 5.6-11.0 484 92.1 89.0-94.4
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 354 40 9.8 7.0-13.5 314 90.2 86.5-93.0
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watagua/Wilkes 351 38 11.2 7.7-15.8 313 88.8 84.2-92.3
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 419 48 11.7 8.5-15.9 371 88.3 84.1-91.5
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 581 54 10.0 7.3-13.5 527 90.0 86.5-92.7
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 969 50 4.9 3.5- 6.6 919 95.1 93.4-96.5
No 13,663 1,077 7.4 6.9- 8.0 12,586 92.6 92.0-93.1
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 4,896 323 5.8 5.1- 6.6 4,573 94.2 93.4-94.9
Piedmont 8,143 642 7.2 6.6- 7.9 7,501 92.8 92.1-93.4
Western NC 1,593 162 10.5 8.8-12.5 1,431 89.5 87.5-91.2
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 919 83 9.3 7.2-11.9 836 90.7 88.1-92.8
Northwest 2,839 285 10.0 8.7-11.5 2,554 90.0 88.5-91.3
Charlotte 2,158 188 7.5 6.3- 9.0 1,970 92.5 91.0-93.7
Greensboro 1,896 131 6.7 5.4- 8.2 1,765 93.3 91.8-94.6
Southern Regional 1,535 94 6.2 5.0- 7.8 1,441 93.8 92.2-95.0
Coastal 736 48 6.0 4.4- 8.2 688 94.0 91.8-95.6
Wake 2,015 131 6.0 4.8- 7.4 1,884 94.0 92.6-95.2
Area L 581 42 6.6 4.8- 9.1 539 93.4 90.9-95.2
Eastern 1,845 122 5.8 4.7- 7.1 1,723 94.2 92.9-95.3

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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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