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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 14,808 2,331 17.5 16.8-18.4 12,477 82.5 81.6-83.2
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 397 60 18.4 14.0-23.8 337 81.6 76.2-86.0
Buncombe 364 66 21.0 16.5-26.3 298 79.0 73.7-83.5
Cabarrus 421 69 18.4 14.5-23.1 352 81.6 76.9-85.5
Catawba 369 62 20.8 15.7-27.1 307 79.2 72.9-84.3
Cumberland 440 59 15.0 11.3-19.6 381 85.0 80.4-88.7
Davidson 379 63 22.3 17.0-28.8 316 77.7 71.2-83.0
Durham 408 48 12.5 9.2-16.6 360 87.5 83.4-90.8
Forsyth 440 63 16.5 12.8-21.0 377 83.5 79.0-87.2
Gaston 371 61 17.2 13.2-22.0 310 82.8 78.0-86.8
Guilford 420 50 12.7 9.4-16.9 370 87.3 83.1-90.6
Iredell 425 64 18.6 13.9-24.4 361 81.4 75.6-86.1
Johnston 476 75 17.4 13.7-21.8 401 82.6 78.2-86.3
Mecklenburg 629 86 14.8 12.0-18.3 543 85.2 81.7-88.0
New Hanover 371 39 12.7 9.3-17.3 332 87.3 82.7-90.7
Onslow 384 74 23.0 18.2-28.6 310 77.0 71.4-81.8
Orange 406 47 14.6 10.7-19.6 359 85.4 80.4-89.3
Pitt 374 55 16.6 12.7-21.5 319 83.4 78.5-87.3
Randolph 347 58 19.1 14.5-24.6 289 80.9 75.4-85.5
Robeson 371 101 30.9 25.6-36.7 270 69.1 63.3-74.4
Rowan 441 83 22.5 18.1-27.6 358 77.5 72.4-81.9
Union 430 51 13.8 10.3-18.3 379 86.2 81.7-89.7
Wake 593 65 11.3 8.7-14.5 528 88.7 85.5-91.3
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 353 54 17.0 12.9-22.1 299 83.0 77.9-87.1
Northeast Partnership II 475 65 15.7 12.2-19.9 410 84.3 80.1-87.8
Northeast Partnership I 394 58 17.1 13.1-22.0 336 82.9 78.0-86.9
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 361 55 17.0 12.9-22.2 306 83.0 77.8-87.1
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 461 75 17.1 13.5-21.5 386 82.9 78.5-86.5
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 407 62 18.1 14.1-22.9 345 81.9 77.1-85.9
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 396 62 19.3 15.1-24.2 334 80.7 75.8-84.9
Chatham/Lee/Moore 452 59 14.7 11.2-19.0 393 85.3 81.0-88.8
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 530 106 22.3 18.3-26.9 424 77.7 73.1-81.7
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 356 61 19.8 15.3-25.2 295 80.2 74.8-84.7
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watagua/Wilkes 353 82 27.1 21.7-33.4 271 72.9 66.6-78.3
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 423 81 24.0 19.4-29.3 342 76.0 70.7-80.6
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 591 112 21.0 17.1-25.6 479 79.0 74.4-82.9
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 980 146 17.6 14.9-20.8 834 82.4 79.2-85.1
No 13,828 2,185 17.5 16.7-18.4 11,643 82.5 81.6-83.3
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 4,958 805 17.7 16.4-19.0 4,153 82.3 81.0-83.6
Piedmont 8,236 1,196 15.9 14.9-16.9 7,040 84.1 83.1-85.1
Western NC 1,614 330 23.6 21.0-26.3 1,284 76.4 73.7-79.0
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 934 169 20.3 17.1-23.8 765 79.7 76.2-82.9
Northwest 2,863 513 22.4 20.4-24.6 2,350 77.6 75.4-79.6
Charlotte 2,195 328 16.5 14.6-18.6 1,867 83.5 81.4-85.4
Greensboro 1,914 264 15.0 13.1-17.2 1,650 85.0 82.8-86.9
Southern Regional 1,550 288 19.5 17.2-22.1 1,262 80.5 77.9-82.8
Coastal 749 97 15.2 12.4-18.4 652 84.8 81.6-87.6
Wake 2,033 271 13.4 11.6-15.4 1,762 86.6 84.6-88.4
Area L 588 81 16.2 12.8-20.3 507 83.8 79.7-87.2
Eastern 1,867 307 18.6 16.5-20.9 1,560 81.4 79.1-83.5

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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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