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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 17,207 1,849 10.1 9.5-10.7 15,358 89.9 89.3-90.5
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 462 44 9.6 6.6-13.9 418 90.4 86.1-93.4
Buncombe 453 73 14.9 11.2-19.6 380 85.1 80.4-88.8
Cabarrus 422 50 12.7 8.7-18.1 372 87.3 81.9-91.3
Catawba 448 51 10.7 7.7-14.5 397 89.3 85.5-92.3
Cumberland 456 47 9.7 6.7-13.7 409 90.3 86.3-93.3
Davidson 457 35 7.6 5.0-11.4 422 92.4 88.6-95.0
Durham 466 52 9.7 6.8-13.8 414 90.3 86.2-93.2
Forsyth 455 50 9.0 6.5-12.4 405 91.0 87.6-93.5
Gaston 448 56 13.4 9.8-18.0 392 86.6 82.0-90.2
Guilford 470 58 11.2 7.9-15.7 412 88.8 84.3-92.1
Iredell 402 40 9.3 6.5-13.1 362 90.7 86.9-93.5
Johnston 387 47 10.7 7.4-15.1 340 89.3 84.9-92.6
Mecklenburg 881 103 11.7 9.3-14.7 778 88.3 85.3-90.7
New Hanover 449 49 10.4 7.4-14.5 400 89.6 85.5-92.6
Onslow 397 50 12.4 9.0-16.8 347 87.6 83.2-91.0
Orange 420 45 8.2 5.8-11.4 375 91.8 88.6-94.2
Pitt 441 47 9.6 6.9-13.2 394 90.4 86.8-93.1
Randolph 458 59 11.4 8.4-15.2 399 88.6 84.8-91.6
Robeson 445 59 11.1 8.3-14.7 386 88.9 85.3-91.7
Rowan 473 49 12.0 8.6-16.6 424 88.0 83.4-91.4
Union 382 42 11.2 7.9-15.8 340 88.8 84.2-92.1
Wake 861 77 7.6 5.9- 9.9 784 92.4 90.1-94.1
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 470 40 9.2 6.2-13.5 430 90.8 86.5-93.8
Northeast Partnership II 509 54 8.9 6.6-12.0 455 91.1 88.0-93.4
Northeast Partnership I 516 53 9.1 6.7-12.3 463 90.9 87.7-93.3
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 423 46 8.4 5.8-12.1 377 91.6 87.9-94.2
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 526 44 9.0 6.0-13.2 482 91.0 86.8-94.0
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 426 42 10.1 6.8-14.6 384 89.9 85.4-93.2
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 480 56 11.5 8.5-15.3 424 88.5 84.7-91.5
Chatham/Lee/Moore 524 46 7.3 5.3-10.0 478 92.7 90.0-94.7
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 649 73 13.7 10.1-18.3 576 86.3 81.7-89.9
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 468 41 7.1 4.8-10.4 427 92.9 89.6-95.2
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 409 31 8.2 5.4-12.2 378 91.8 87.8-94.6
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 509 50 10.2 7.3-13.9 459 89.8 86.1-92.7
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 765 90 11.7 9.0-15.0 675 88.3 85.0-91.0
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 1,183 119 8.4 6.8-10.3 1,064 91.6 89.7-93.2
No 16,024 1,730 10.2 9.6-10.9 14,294 89.8 89.1-90.4
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 5,543 588 9.6 8.6-10.7 4,955 90.4 89.3-91.4
Piedmont 9,664 1,035 10.0 9.3-10.9 8,629 90.0 89.1-90.7
Western NC 2,000 226 11.3 9.6-13.2 1,774 88.7 86.8-90.4
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 1,218 163 12.7 10.5-15.4 1,055 87.3 84.6-89.5
Northwest 3,272 307 8.7 7.6-10.0 2,965 91.3 90.0-92.4
Charlotte 2,550 300 12.0 10.4-13.7 2,250 88.0 86.3-89.6
Greensboro 2,222 244 10.5 8.7-12.6 1,978 89.5 87.4-91.3
Southern Regional 1,787 199 10.2 8.3-12.6 1,588 89.8 87.4-91.7
Coastal 876 90 10.8 8.3-14.0 786 89.2 86.0-91.7
Wake 2,422 250 8.9 7.5-10.4 2,172 91.1 89.6-92.5
Area L 698 74 7.3 5.6- 9.5 624 92.7 90.5-94.4
Eastern 2,162 222 9.6 8.1-11.2 1,940 90.4 88.8-91.9

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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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