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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 14,811 9,140 59.0 58.0-60.1 5,671 41.0 39.9-42.0
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 398 235 57.5 51.7-63.2 163 42.5 36.8-48.3
Buncombe 365 264 68.2 62.4-73.6 101 31.8 26.4-37.6
Cabarrus 420 260 59.3 53.9-64.6 160 40.7 35.4-46.1
Catawba 371 225 57.1 50.9-63.1 146 42.9 36.9-49.1
Cumberland 439 293 63.6 58.1-68.8 146 36.4 31.2-41.9
Davidson 379 198 46.9 40.9-53.0 181 53.1 47.0-59.1
Durham 406 273 62.5 56.6-68.1 133 37.5 31.9-43.4
Forsyth 440 287 62.9 57.6-67.9 153 37.1 32.1-42.4
Gaston 370 213 56.2 50.5-61.9 157 43.8 38.1-49.5
Guilford 418 284 62.8 57.0-68.2 134 37.2 31.8-43.0
Iredell 424 273 63.3 57.9-68.5 151 36.7 31.5-42.1
Johnston 473 282 57.3 51.7-62.8 191 42.7 37.2-48.3
Mecklenburg 630 431 63.6 59.2-67.9 199 36.4 32.1-40.8
New Hanover 371 248 65.0 59.3-70.4 123 35.0 29.6-40.7
Onslow 384 246 62.9 57.2-68.2 138 37.1 31.8-42.8
Orange 407 285 67.4 61.8-72.6 122 32.6 27.4-38.2
Pitt 376 224 54.0 48.2-59.8 152 46.0 40.2-51.8
Randolph 348 224 59.5 53.3-65.4 124 40.5 34.6-46.7
Robeson 371 191 50.4 44.5-56.4 180 49.6 43.6-55.5
Rowan 442 250 52.8 47.3-58.2 192 47.2 41.8-52.7
Union 431 306 71.7 66.6-76.4 125 28.3 23.6-33.4
Wake 592 383 61.4 56.7-65.9 209 38.6 34.1-43.3
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 353 226 60.8 54.6-66.6 127 39.2 33.4-45.4
Northeast Partnership II 475 278 54.5 49.3-59.7 197 45.5 40.3-50.7
Northeast Partnership I 393 193 45.5 40.0-51.2 200 54.5 48.8-60.0
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 361 203 54.5 48.4-60.5 158 45.5 39.5-51.6
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 462 264 53.6 48.1-59.0 198 46.4 41.0-51.9
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 405 251 59.9 54.3-65.3 154 40.1 34.7-45.7
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 399 207 50.7 45.2-56.1 192 49.3 43.9-54.8
Chatham/Lee/Moore 452 310 61.9 56.2-67.3 142 38.1 32.7-43.8
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 532 311 54.1 49.1-59.0 221 45.9 41.0-50.9
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 358 198 53.0 47.2-58.7 160 47.0 41.3-52.8
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watagua/Wilkes 354 217 61.5 55.2-67.4 137 38.5 32.6-44.8
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 422 246 54.0 48.4-59.5 176 46.0 40.5-51.6
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 590 361 59.1 54.0-64.0 229 40.9 36.0-46.0
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 978 541 52.4 48.7-56.0 437 47.6 44.0-51.3
No 13,833 8,599 59.4 58.4-60.5 5,234 40.6 39.5-41.6
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 4,955 2,948 56.7 55.0-58.4 2,007 43.3 41.6-45.0
Piedmont 8,242 5,172 60.1 58.7-61.5 3,070 39.9 38.5-41.3
Western NC 1,614 1,020 59.6 56.6-62.6 594 40.4 37.4-43.4
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 934 613 61.8 57.8-65.7 321 38.2 34.3-42.2
Northwest 2,867 1,714 56.9 54.6-59.1 1,153 43.1 40.9-45.4
Charlotte 2,196 1,414 61.7 59.1-64.2 782 38.3 35.8-40.9
Greensboro 1,916 1,249 61.8 59.0-64.6 667 38.2 35.4-41.0
Southern Regional 1,548 924 57.9 54.8-60.9 624 42.1 39.1-45.2
Coastal 749 481 60.3 56.0-64.4 268 39.7 35.6-44.0
Wake 2,030 1,251 59.7 56.8-62.5 779 40.3 37.5-43.2
Area L 588 307 50.6 45.8-55.4 281 49.4 44.6-54.2
Eastern 1,867 1,132 57.7 54.9-60.4 735 42.3 39.6-45.1

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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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