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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 17,219 5,669 27.6 26.7-28.4 11,550 72.4 71.6-73.3
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 463 161 28.1 23.6-33.2 302 71.9 66.8-76.4
Buncombe 450 178 30.4 25.8-35.4 272 69.6 64.6-74.2
Cabarrus 421 125 26.8 21.8-32.6 296 73.2 67.4-78.2
Catawba 448 146 27.1 22.5-32.3 302 72.9 67.7-77.5
Cumberland 455 138 28.8 23.9-34.3 317 71.2 65.7-76.1
Davidson 459 142 24.2 19.4-29.6 317 75.8 70.4-80.6
Durham 464 163 28.9 24.0-34.3 301 71.1 65.7-76.0
Forsyth 456 154 27.0 22.8-31.7 302 73.0 68.3-77.2
Gaston 447 162 31.0 26.2-36.1 285 69.0 63.9-73.8
Guilford 469 145 23.4 19.5-27.9 324 76.6 72.1-80.5
Iredell 406 120 25.5 20.9-30.8 286 74.5 69.2-79.1
Johnston 389 128 28.1 22.7-34.3 261 71.9 65.7-77.3
Mecklenburg 879 225 21.6 18.5-25.0 654 78.4 75.0-81.5
New Hanover 448 157 30.9 26.0-36.3 291 69.1 63.7-74.0
Onslow 394 132 36.9 30.2-44.1 262 63.1 55.9-69.8
Orange 421 158 30.6 25.3-36.6 263 69.4 63.4-74.7
Pitt 442 150 28.5 23.8-33.8 292 71.5 66.2-76.2
Randolph 458 136 24.0 19.8-28.6 322 76.0 71.4-80.2
Robeson 447 121 20.0 16.1-24.4 326 80.0 75.6-83.9
Rowan 473 168 29.5 24.7-34.7 305 70.5 65.3-75.3
Union 383 110 23.5 19.0-28.7 273 76.5 71.3-81.0
Wake 859 263 26.4 22.9-30.2 596 73.6 69.8-77.1
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 471 129 22.5 18.4-27.3 342 77.5 72.7-81.6
Northeast Partnership II 511 174 29.0 24.7-33.7 337 71.0 66.3-75.3
Northeast Partnership I 517 193 31.8 27.2-36.8 324 68.2 63.2-72.8
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 425 143 26.9 22.1-32.3 282 73.1 67.7-77.9
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 528 193 30.0 25.5-35.0 335 70.0 65.0-74.5
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 429 137 29.7 24.6-35.3 292 70.3 64.7-75.4
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 479 165 29.9 25.3-34.9 314 70.1 65.1-74.7
Chatham/Lee/Moore 526 207 31.7 27.3-36.3 319 68.3 63.7-72.7
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 651 172 24.1 19.6-29.3 479 75.9 70.7-80.4
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 470 170 28.3 23.9-33.2 300 71.7 66.8-76.1
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 408 158 33.4 28.1-39.1 250 66.6 60.9-71.9
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 510 174 27.4 23.1-32.2 336 72.6 67.8-76.9
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 763 272 30.9 26.9-35.3 491 69.1 64.7-73.1
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 1,187 404 26.9 24.1-29.9 783 73.1 70.1-75.9
No 16,032 5,265 27.6 26.7-28.5 10,767 72.4 71.5-73.3
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 5,554 1,791 28.3 26.8-29.8 3,763 71.7 70.2-73.2
Piedmont 9,669 3,143 26.5 25.4-27.7 6,526 73.5 72.3-74.6
Western NC 1,996 735 30.0 27.6-32.5 1,261 70.0 67.5-72.4
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 1,213 450 30.7 27.6-34.1 763 69.3 65.9-72.4
Northwest 3,279 1,100 27.3 25.5-29.1 2,179 72.7 70.9-74.5
Charlotte 2,547 764 25.2 23.1-27.5 1,783 74.8 72.5-76.9
Greensboro 2,227 754 26.6 24.4-29.0 1,473 73.4 71.0-75.6
Southern Regional 1,792 540 25.3 22.8-28.1 1,252 74.7 71.9-77.2
Coastal 875 296 30.7 27.1-34.7 579 69.3 65.3-72.9
Wake 2,420 795 27.2 24.9-29.6 1,625 72.8 70.4-75.1
Area L 703 252 29.1 25.2-33.3 451 70.9 66.7-74.8
Eastern 2,163 718 29.8 27.4-32.4 1,445 70.2 67.6-72.6

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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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