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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, not stomach related Yes, stomach related No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 10,402 762 5.7 5.2- 6.2 704 5.4 4.9- 5.9 8,936 89.0 88.2-89.7
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 269 15 3.4 1.9- 5.8 15 4.3 2.2- 8.0 239 92.4 88.4-95.1
Buncombe 303 36 8.6 5.8-12.5 14 2.3 1.3- 4.1 253 89.1 85.0-92.2
Cabarrus 262 14 3.1 1.8- 5.4 18 4.2 2.6- 6.8 230 92.7 89.4-95.0
Catawba 286 19 5.3 2.8- 9.7 24 5.3 3.4- 8.3 243 89.4 84.7-92.8
Cumberland 291 15 4.3 2.4- 7.6 18 6.5 3.8-11.1 258 89.2 84.1-92.7
Davidson 285 17 4.9 2.6- 9.0 21 8.5 4.2-16.4 247 86.7 79.0-91.8
Durham 324 17 3.1 1.7- 5.3 27 6.0 3.7- 9.6 280 90.9 87.0-93.7
Forsyth 263 15 4.1 2.2- 7.5 17 4.7 2.8- 7.9 231 91.2 87.0-94.1
Gaston 263 24 6.6 4.2-10.2 23 7.9 5.0-12.4 216 85.5 80.2-89.5
Guilford 287 18 5.4 2.9- 9.8 15 4.2 2.3- 7.5 254 90.4 85.5-93.7
Iredell 263 15 4.3 2.4- 7.7 19 5.6 3.3- 9.3 229 90.1 85.6-93.3
Johnston 236 26 8.9 5.4-14.1 15 6.3 2.5-15.1 195 84.9 76.9-90.4
Mecklenburg 539 36 4.6 3.2- 6.7 20 2.8 1.7- 4.5 483 92.6 90.1-94.5
New Hanover 254 19 5.2 3.1- 8.6 12 3.6 1.7- 7.2 223 91.3 86.9-94.3
Onslow 250 21 6.7 4.0-11.1 8 2.6 1.2- 5.4 221 90.7 86.0-94.0
Orange 260 16 4.7 2.6- 8.4 13 2.8 1.5- 5.0 231 92.5 88.6-95.2
Pitt 279 24 6.6 4.2-10.4 19 5.9 3.5- 9.5 236 87.5 82.7-91.1
Randolph 275 19 5.9 3.5- 9.7 33 10.2 6.7-15.2 223 83.9 78.3-88.3
Robeson 264 19 4.7 2.8- 7.7 25 6.6 4.1-10.7 220 88.7 84.1-92.1
Rowan 262 27 11.2 6.1-19.5 8 2.4 1.1- 5.0 227 86.4 78.3-91.8
Union 250 16 5.8 3.3-10.1 16 5.3 2.9- 9.3 218 88.9 83.7-92.6
Wake 574 27 3.5 2.1- 5.9 28 2.9 1.9- 4.4 519 93.5 91.0-95.4
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 277 20 6.0 3.1-11.2 10 3.5 1.7- 7.0 247 90.5 85.0-94.2
Northeast Partnership II 319 28 5.6 3.7- 8.3 30 9.7 6.4-14.3 261 84.8 79.8-88.7
Northeast Partnership I 272 22 8.5 5.1-13.7 22 5.2 3.3- 8.3 228 86.3 80.8-90.4
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 257 19 5.7 3.4- 9.5 31 11.7 6.7-19.9 207 82.5 74.7-88.4
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 307 21 4.7 2.9- 7.5 18 4.6 2.6- 7.9 268 90.7 86.8-93.6
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 212 19 8.7 5.0-14.8 16 5.6 3.2- 9.5 177 85.6 79.2-90.3
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 292 18 5.2 3.0- 8.7 23 6.0 3.7- 9.5 251 88.8 84.4-92.2
Chatham/Lee/Moore 286 26 9.5 5.7-15.5 23 7.4 4.6-11.7 237 83.0 76.6-88.0
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 381 24 4.9 3.1- 7.5 22 4.6 2.8- 7.5 335 90.6 86.9-93.3
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 280 21 5.3 3.2- 8.7 23 7.1 4.4-11.2 236 87.7 82.8-91.3
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 230 19 6.3 3.7-10.3 13 3.9 2.1- 7.3 198 89.8 85.1-93.2
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 307 37 8.2 5.6-12.0 31 9.2 6.2-13.3 239 82.6 77.5-86.8
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 443 33 7.4 4.9-11.0 34 6.4 4.2- 9.4 376 86.3 82.0-89.6
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 683 58 6.3 4.7- 8.5 52 6.2 4.4- 8.6 573 87.5 84.4-90.0
No 9,719 704 5.6 5.1- 6.2 652 5.3 4.8- 5.9 8,363 89.1 88.3-89.8
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 3,296 252 6.0 5.1- 7.0 222 6.0 4.9- 7.2 2,822 88.1 86.5-89.4
Piedmont 5,915 399 5.0 4.4- 5.7 403 5.1 4.5- 5.8 5,113 89.9 89.0-90.8
Western NC 1,191 111 7.7 6.1- 9.6 79 5.2 4.0- 6.7 1,001 87.1 84.8-89.1
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 746 69 7.8 5.8-10.4 48 4.9 3.4- 6.9 629 87.3 84.3-89.8
Northwest 1,962 149 6.2 5.0- 7.6 133 5.9 4.7- 7.3 1,680 87.9 86.0-89.6
Charlotte 1,552 110 4.8 3.9- 6.0 100 4.9 3.9- 6.2 1,342 90.2 88.5-91.7
Greensboro 1,330 87 5.2 3.8- 7.0 94 5.5 4.2- 7.2 1,149 89.3 87.0-91.2
Southern Regional 1,062 62 4.3 3.1- 5.9 72 5.3 3.9- 7.2 928 90.3 88.0-92.3
Coastal 473 40 6.8 4.7- 9.9 28 5.5 3.4- 8.8 405 87.7 83.7-90.8
Wake 1,567 109 4.9 3.7- 6.3 108 4.4 3.4- 5.6 1,350 90.8 89.0-92.3
Area L 399 31 5.7 3.8- 8.5 47 12.5 7.9-19.0 321 81.8 75.4-86.9
Eastern 1,311 105 6.5 5.0- 8.4 74 4.6 3.5- 6.0 1,132 88.9 86.7-90.8

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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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