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2005 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 1,072 554 50.6 46.5-54.8 518 49.4 45.2-53.5
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 21 9 48.1 26.0-70.9 12 51.9 29.1-74.0
Buncombe 47 25 62.5 47.0-75.8 22 37.5 24.2-53.0
Cabarrus 31 21 79.8 60.8-91.0 10 20.2 9.0-39.2
Catawba 33 12 32.3 17.0-52.6 21 67.7 47.4-83.0
Cumberland 30 17 48.5 27.2-70.3 13 51.5 29.7-72.8
Davidson 17 6 33.1 12.8-62.5 11 66.9 37.5-87.2
Durham 29 15 50.7 29.1-72.0 14 49.3 28.0-70.9
Forsyth 22 11 55.1 33.0-75.3 11 44.9 24.7-67.0
Gaston 32 17 55.5 35.3-74.0 15 44.5 26.0-64.7
Guilford 40 25 72.2 53.7-85.3 15 27.8 14.7-46.3
Iredell 20 8 40.6 19.3-66.1 12 59.4 33.9-80.7
Johnston 30 17 67.8 46.9-83.3 13 32.2 16.7-53.1
Mecklenburg 58 20 30.6 19.0-45.4 38 69.4 54.6-81.0
New Hanover 24 14 57.9 34.1-78.5 10 42.1 21.5-65.9
Onslow 23 11 57.2 35.4-76.5 12 42.8 23.5-64.6
Orange 30 20 60.6 39.7-78.3 10 39.4 21.7-60.3
Pitt 22 12 47.3 25.5-70.2 10 52.7 29.8-74.5
Randolph 33 20 61.2 42.6-77.1 13 38.8 22.9-57.4
Robeson 33 17 55.4 36.5-72.9 16 44.6 27.1-63.5
Rowan 30 16 54.1 31.4-75.3 14 45.9 24.7-68.6
Union 22 10 43.9 22.0-68.5 12 56.1 31.5-78.0
Wake 50 24 49.1 32.5-65.9 26 50.9 34.1-67.5
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 23 15 67.2 43.0-84.8 8 32.8 15.2-57.0
Northeast Partnership II 34 18 56.4 38.3-72.9 16 43.6 27.1-61.7
Northeast Partnership I 28 10 39.7 21.9-60.8 18 60.3 39.2-78.1
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 29 14 49.3 29.0-69.9 15 50.7 30.1-71.0
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 29 13 37.6 19.1-60.6 16 62.4 39.4-80.9
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 22 11 60.5 32.3-83.2 11 39.5 16.8-67.7
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 36 21 57.6 38.7-74.5 15 42.4 25.5-61.3
Chatham/Lee/Moore 27 14 53.6 34.0-72.2 13 46.4 27.8-66.0
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 44 23 29.9 16.3-48.3 21 70.1 51.7-83.7
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 26 14 40.5 20.2-64.6 12 59.5 35.4-79.8
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 13 7 48.1 22.7-74.4 6 51.9 25.6-77.3
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 27 18 50.3 28.3-72.2 9 49.7 27.8-71.7
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 57 29 46.9 31.0-63.4 28 53.1 36.6-69.0
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 69 31 45.8 33.0-59.2 38 54.2 40.8-67.0
No 1,003 523 50.8 46.5-55.2 480 49.2 44.8-53.5
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 336 174 52.5 44.9-59.9 162 47.5 40.1-55.1
Piedmont 601 308 49.6 44.0-55.3 293 50.4 44.7-56.0
Western NC 135 72 51.0 40.4-61.6 63 49.0 38.4-59.6
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 104 54 52.6 40.6-64.4 50 47.4 35.6-59.4
Northwest 166 78 45.8 36.7-55.3 88 54.2 44.7-63.3
Charlotte 172 85 44.8 35.7-54.3 87 55.2 45.7-64.3
Greensboro 142 85 59.9 46.3-72.1 57 40.1 27.9-53.7
Southern Regional 124 66 44.3 31.8-57.5 58 55.7 42.5-68.2
Coastal 44 22 55.0 34.1-74.3 22 45.0 25.7-65.9
Wake 154 81 52.3 41.7-62.7 73 47.7 37.3-58.3
Area L 43 19 49.5 33.6-65.4 24 50.5 34.6-66.4
Eastern 123 64 54.2 43.1-64.9 59 45.8 35.1-56.9

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*These data apply only to those with current asthma

^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: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.

*** 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.

****Learn about the NC Area Health Education Centers Program

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