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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 15,310 4,835 26.3 25.4-27.2 10,475 73.7 72.8-74.6
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 401 132 27.1 21.9-33.0 269 72.9 67.0-78.1
Buncombe 404 99 17.6 14.0-21.9 305 82.4 78.1-86.0
Cabarrus 379 115 25.5 20.8-30.9 264 74.5 69.1-79.2
Catawba 398 110 23.7 19.2-28.8 288 76.3 71.2-80.8
Cumberland 410 117 23.7 18.8-29.4 293 76.3 70.6-81.2
Davidson 407 117 20.9 17.0-25.4 290 79.1 74.6-83.0
Durham 427 101 18.5 14.6-23.1 326 81.5 76.9-85.4
Forsyth 406 141 28.8 23.9-34.2 265 71.2 65.8-76.1
Gaston 391 124 30.2 24.3-37.0 267 69.8 63.0-75.7
Guilford 420 129 23.9 19.7-28.7 291 76.1 71.3-80.3
Iredell 362 99 22.7 18.2-27.8 263 77.3 72.2-81.8
Johnston 345 110 25.0 20.1-30.6 235 75.0 69.4-79.9
Mecklenburg 783 242 27.1 23.6-31.0 541 72.9 69.0-76.4
New Hanover 394 138 31.1 26.0-36.7 256 68.9 63.3-74.0
Onslow 362 108 22.0 17.6-27.1 254 78.0 72.9-82.4
Orange 379 117 26.5 21.5-32.0 262 73.5 68.0-78.5
Pitt 392 110 24.6 19.9-30.1 282 75.4 69.9-80.1
Randolph 410 136 27.3 22.8-32.5 274 72.7 67.5-77.2
Robeson 395 127 28.4 22.9-34.7 268 71.6 65.3-77.1
Rowan 427 161 33.5 28.1-39.4 266 66.5 60.6-71.9
Union 351 100 21.7 17.5-26.5 251 78.3 73.5-82.5
Wake 773 198 20.8 17.8-24.1 575 79.2 75.9-82.2
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 417 135 25.4 21.0-30.3 282 74.6 69.7-79.0
Northeast Partnership II 454 134 25.4 21.0-30.3 320 74.6 69.7-79.0
Northeast Partnership I 449 176 34.0 28.8-39.5 273 66.0 60.5-71.2
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 382 123 27.7 22.7-33.4 259 72.3 66.6-77.3
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 458 144 28.2 23.5-33.5 314 71.8 66.5-76.5
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 366 152 36.7 31.3-42.5 214 63.3 57.5-68.7
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 425 132 26.2 21.5-31.4 293 73.8 68.6-78.5
Chatham/Lee/Moore 467 179 31.8 27.1-36.9 288 68.2 63.1-72.9
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 583 199 30.1 25.4-35.4 384 69.9 64.6-74.6
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 416 135 26.4 22.1-31.2 281 73.6 68.8-77.9
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 351 122 27.8 22.8-33.4 229 72.2 66.6-77.2
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 453 146 29.5 24.5-35.1 307 70.5 64.9-75.5
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 673 227 29.8 25.6-34.3 446 70.2 65.7-74.4
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 1,044 358 28.6 25.4-32.0 686 71.4 68.0-74.6
No 14,266 4,477 26.1 25.2-27.0 9,789 73.9 73.0-74.8
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 4,915 1,587 27.4 25.8-29.0 3,328 72.6 71.0-74.2
Piedmont 8,636 2,684 25.5 24.4-26.7 5,952 74.5 73.3-75.6
Western NC 1,759 564 26.9 24.5-29.5 1,195 73.1 70.5-75.5
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 1,077 326 25.7 22.6-29.1 751 74.3 70.9-77.4
Northwest 2,909 935 27.0 25.1-29.0 1,974 73.0 71.0-74.9
Charlotte 2,274 712 27.5 25.1-29.9 1,562 72.5 70.1-74.9
Greensboro 1,983 647 26.3 23.9-28.8 1,336 73.7 71.2-76.1
Southern Regional 1,588 514 26.5 23.8-29.5 1,074 73.5 70.5-76.2
Coastal 760 284 34.0 30.2-38.1 476 66.0 61.9-69.8
Wake 2,173 602 21.7 19.7-23.9 1,571 78.3 76.1-80.3
Area L 621 221 29.6 25.4-34.1 400 70.4 65.9-74.6
Eastern 1,925 594 26.6 24.3-29.1 1,331 73.4 70.9-75.7

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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: 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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