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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 16,780 1,502 5.8 5.4- 6.1 15,278 94.2 93.9-94.6
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 449 34 4.4 3.0- 6.4 415 95.6 93.6-97.0
Buncombe 444 58 7.8 5.8-10.3 386 92.2 89.7-94.2
Cabarrus 415 38 6.8 4.6- 9.9 377 93.2 90.1-95.4
Catawba 435 42 6.1 4.3- 8.6 393 93.9 91.4-95.7
Cumberland 442 37 5.0 3.4- 7.1 405 95.0 92.9-96.6
Davidson 445 36 4.4 3.1- 6.2 409 95.6 93.8-96.9
Durham 458 34 4.1 2.8- 5.9 424 95.9 94.1-97.2
Forsyth 449 37 5.4 3.8- 7.7 412 94.6 92.3-96.2
Gaston 437 45 6.2 4.5- 8.6 392 93.8 91.4-95.5
Guilford 458 50 7.0 5.2- 9.5 408 93.0 90.5-94.8
Iredell 395 37 5.5 3.9- 7.8 358 94.5 92.2-96.1
Johnston 378 33 6.0 3.9- 9.2 345 94.0 90.8-96.1
Mecklenburg 853 90 6.9 5.5- 8.6 763 93.1 91.4-94.5
New Hanover 435 48 7.4 5.4-10.2 387 92.6 89.8-94.6
Onslow 388 21 3.5 2.2- 5.6 367 96.5 94.4-97.8
Orange 414 24 3.7 2.2- 6.3 390 96.3 93.7-97.8
Pitt 429 36 5.8 3.9- 8.5 393 94.2 91.5-96.1
Randolph 445 44 7.0 5.0- 9.6 401 93.0 90.4-95.0
Robeson 436 40 5.4 3.8- 7.7 396 94.6 92.3-96.2
Rowan 459 52 7.8 5.7-10.5 407 92.2 89.5-94.3
Union 374 36 5.9 4.1- 8.5 338 94.1 91.5-95.9
Wake 842 44 3.0 2.2- 4.1 798 97.0 95.9-97.8
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 459 32 4.7 3.2- 6.9 427 95.3 93.1-96.8
Northeast Partnership II 494 41 6.0 4.3- 8.3 453 94.0 91.7-95.7
Northeast Partnership I 501 38 5.7 3.9- 8.3 463 94.3 91.7-96.1
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 416 34 4.4 3.0- 6.4 382 95.6 93.6-97.0
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 510 45 6.4 4.5- 8.9 465 93.6 91.1-95.5
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 413 43 7.3 5.2-10.2 370 92.7 89.8-94.8
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 467 34 4.6 3.2- 6.6 433 95.4 93.4-96.8
Chatham/Lee/Moore 513 58 7.2 5.3- 9.6 455 92.8 90.4-94.7
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 625 55 6.0 4.4- 8.0 570 94.0 92.0-95.6
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 460 41 5.0 3.6- 6.9 419 95.0 93.1-96.4
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 398 45 7.5 5.3-10.3 353 92.5 89.7-94.7
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 496 38 5.1 3.5- 7.4 458 94.9 92.6-96.5
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 748 82 8.3 6.4-10.7 666 91.7 89.3-93.6
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 1,150 85 5.2 4.1- 6.6 1,065 94.8 93.4-95.9
No 15,630 1,417 5.8 5.5- 6.2 14,213 94.2 93.8-94.5
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 5,396 453 5.7 5.1- 6.4 4,943 94.3 93.6-94.9
Piedmont 9,425 836 5.4 5.0- 5.8 8,589 94.6 94.2-95.0
Western NC 1,959 213 7.3 6.3- 8.6 1,746 92.7 91.4-93.7
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 1,192 140 8.1 6.7- 9.9 1,052 91.9 90.1-93.3
Northwest 3,200 301 5.8 5.1- 6.7 2,899 94.2 93.3-94.9
Charlotte 2,478 245 6.4 5.5- 7.4 2,233 93.6 92.6-94.5
Greensboro 2,168 190 5.8 4.9- 6.9 1,978 94.2 93.1-95.1
Southern Regional 1,738 155 5.3 4.4- 6.5 1,583 94.7 93.5-95.6
Coastal 843 94 7.9 6.2-10.0 749 92.1 90.0-93.8
Wake 2,367 156 3.7 3.1- 4.4 2,211 96.3 95.6-96.9
Area L 685 64 5.8 4.4- 7.6 621 94.2 92.4-95.6
Eastern 2,109 157 5.6 4.6- 6.7 1,952 94.4 93.3-95.4

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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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