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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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None Less than once a week Once or twice a week > Twice a week not every day Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,155 339 30.4 26.9-34.0 224 19.0 16.1-22.2 228 20.6 17.3-24.2 109 8.5 6.8-10.7 255 21.5 18.1-25.4
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 22 4 20.1 7.0-45.4 2 11.0 2.5-37.5 4 11.7 3.9-30.1 3 17.6 5.6-43.5 9 39.7 20.1-63.3
Buncombe 49 14 28.7 16.5-45.1 11 17.5 9.4-30.3 6 9.7 3.9-22.2 8 21.2 10.2-38.8 10 22.9 11.8-39.7
Cabarrus 32 8 20.8 7.9-44.9 6 16.2 6.4-35.2 8 33.6 13.8-61.5 1 1.3 0.2- 9.4 9 28.0 9.3-59.5
Catawba 36 13 44.2 25.5-64.6 5 14.4 5.4-33.5 6 13.9 5.7-30.2 0 0.0 . - . 12 27.5 13.6-47.7
Cumberland 37 7 20.1 9.1-38.7 12 42.0 23.2-63.5 5 12.7 4.5-31.1 5 5.8 2.2-14.7 8 19.3 8.4-38.4
Davidson 18 6 41.2 17.4-69.9 2 7.2 1.5-28.2 2 7.4 1.7-27.0 0 0.0 . - . 8 44.2 18.9-72.9
Durham 30 7 30.2 12.9-55.8 7 12.3 5.2-26.7 7 35.6 13.9-65.4 7 19.3 8.1-39.5 2 2.6 0.5-12.3
Forsyth 25 8 31.0 15.4-52.5 7 34.9 17.2-58.1 3 12.6 3.4-37.4 2 8.5 1.9-30.3 5 13.0 5.1-29.5
Gaston 34 6 21.8 7.9-47.5 7 20.8 9.0-41.1 8 21.6 10.1-40.3 4 11.8 3.9-30.3 9 24.0 11.6-43.2
Guilford 39 10 18.3 8.5-35.1 4 9.6 3.2-25.5 8 16.8 7.0-35.1 2 7.0 1.7-24.9 15 48.3 26.7-70.6
Iredell 23 6 32.7 14.9-57.6 6 25.9 9.8-52.8 6 26.8 11.7-50.3 2 8.8 2.2-29.8 3 5.7 1.7-17.4
Johnston 27 7 35.3 16.6-59.8 7 15.9 6.7-33.0 7 29.2 13.1-53.0 2 3.0 0.7-11.9 4 16.6 4.4-46.5
Mecklenburg 59 22 32.2 20.3-46.9 11 22.6 11.4-39.8 7 16.2 7.0-33.0 10 16.5 8.5-29.7 9 12.5 6.1-23.7
New Hanover 25 10 45.8 25.0-68.2 7 19.8 8.5-39.6 3 14.4 3.7-42.7 2 4.7 1.1-18.3 3 15.2 4.9-38.4
Onslow 25 11 44.9 24.9-66.6 1 4.2 0.6-24.5 4 15.2 4.9-38.6 4 15.4 5.4-36.5 5 20.4 8.2-42.3
Orange 29 9 33.8 17.5-55.2 12 36.7 20.0-57.3 3 10.9 3.3-30.6 2 4.1 1.0-15.9 3 14.6 3.6-43.5
Pitt 25 5 25.6 10.0-51.7 1 4.2 0.6-25.0 9 41.8 21.8-64.9 4 11.5 3.8-30.3 6 16.8 6.9-35.3
Randolph 36 8 20.7 10.3-37.2 4 11.8 4.2-28.8 7 16.5 7.5-32.4 5 18.8 7.8-39.0 12 32.2 17.7-51.2
Robeson 40 9 20.1 10.1-36.0 5 11.1 4.2-26.2 11 29.3 16.1-47.2 2 7.3 1.8-25.2 13 32.2 17.8-50.9
Rowan 36 11 44.2 24.8-65.5 8 11.9 5.1-25.5 5 14.6 5.2-34.8 5 12.6 4.6-30.2 7 16.7 7.2-34.2
Union 23 12 63.1 39.1-82.0 4 11.5 3.7-30.6 5 12.8 4.7-30.2 0 0.0 . - . 2 12.6 2.6-43.5
Wake 51 24 44.6 29.1-61.3 11 22.3 11.7-38.2 9 20.7 8.2-43.1 4 6.3 2.1-17.6 3 6.0 1.7-19.0
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 27 12 30.6 14.9-52.5 5 18.7 7.2-40.5 2 8.7 1.7-34.4 1 6.8 0.9-35.8 7 35.2 14.0-64.4
Northeast Partnership II 39 7 21.1 10.2-38.8 6 14.0 5.8-30.2 11 34.8 19.4-54.3 5 8.6 3.4-20.2 10 21.4 11.1-37.4
Northeast Partnership I 30 6 16.6 6.8-35.4 11 33.1 17.0-54.5 4 20.8 7.5-45.9 1 3.4 0.5-20.8 8 26.0 12.5-46.4
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 34 7 21.7 8.0-46.8 8 24.3 10.5-46.6 5 15.2 6.2-32.7 5 13.3 5.2-30.0 9 25.5 12.5-45.0
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 36 7 14.2 6.1-29.7 12 29.1 15.2-48.6 9 31.6 13.6-57.6 3 10.5 3.1-29.8 5 14.5 5.2-34.4
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 23 8 31.1 12.9-58.0 4 9.9 3.2-26.9 5 17.5 6.3-40.2 1 3.3 0.4-20.9 5 38.1 13.0-71.8
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 42 13 33.1 18.7-51.5 10 23.6 11.8-41.6 8 21.2 10.3-38.6 1 0.7 0.1- 5.1 10 21.3 10.7-38.0
Chatham/Lee/Moore 27 6 22.7 10.1-43.2 5 19.4 7.7-40.9 4 12.6 4.6-30.2 5 21.9 9.0-44.4 7 23.4 10.6-44.1
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 44 15 36.3 18.8-58.4 4 29.4 10.1-60.7 13 17.2 8.3-32.5 5 9.4 3.4-23.7 7 7.7 3.1-17.9
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 28 8 35.7 14.4-64.7 2 10.5 2.3-36.6 8 19.8 8.6-39.5 0 0.0 . - . 10 34.0 16.4-57.4
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 16 5 40.9 18.3-68.1 3 17.2 5.3-43.5 6 32.3 13.7-59.0 0 0.0 . - . 2 9.6 2.3-32.6
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 27 9 38.3 18.8-62.3 5 13.4 5.1-30.7 7 32.0 14.5-56.5 1 1.0 0.1- 7.3 5 15.3 5.9-34.3
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 61 19 28.1 16.5-43.5 9 13.5 6.2-27.2 13 25.5 13.4-42.9 7 6.4 2.5-15.3 13 26.5 13.4-45.6
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 77 18 28.5 17.9-42.1 17 17.5 10.1-28.5 15 24.1 14.2-37.8 6 5.4 2.3-12.0 21 24.5 15.5-36.5
No 1,078 321 30.4 26.9-34.2 207 19.1 16.1-22.4 213 20.4 17.1-24.2 103 8.7 6.9-10.9 234 21.4 17.9-25.4
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 377 100 24.7 19.8-30.4 76 21.0 16.0-27.1 81 23.1 17.3-30.1 35 7.8 5.0-11.8 85 23.4 17.5-30.7
Piedmont 635 196 33.0 28.2-38.2 125 19.8 15.8-24.5 116 18.8 14.7-23.8 58 8.7 6.4-11.6 140 19.7 15.4-24.9
Western NC 143 43 31.3 22.4-41.7 23 13.2 8.1-20.8 31 22.0 14.3-32.3 16 9.4 5.2-16.2 30 24.2 15.6-35.5
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 110 33 28.3 19.2-39.6 20 14.9 8.8-24.1 19 20.0 11.5-32.5 15 11.5 6.3-20.0 23 25.3 15.3-38.8
Northwest 186 60 39.7 31.0-49.1 33 16.5 11.1-23.7 37 18.5 12.9-25.8 10 4.7 2.3- 9.1 46 20.7 14.8-28.2
Charlotte 176 60 34.6 26.4-43.9 32 18.1 11.8-26.8 35 22.3 14.9-32.1 17 9.9 5.8-16.3 32 15.0 9.6-22.7
Greensboro 147 34 21.5 12.9-33.6 26 17.2 9.6-28.7 27 15.1 8.9-24.3 13 8.2 4.1-15.8 47 38.1 25.2-52.9
Southern Regional 137 31 18.8 12.2-27.9 26 27.5 16.6-41.9 30 22.2 11.7-38.0 15 9.6 5.1-17.2 35 21.9 14.1-32.4
Coastal 50 15 25.4 13.5-42.6 13 18.0 9.0-32.7 11 25.0 12.3-44.3 4 9.3 2.4-29.6 7 22.4 7.6-50.3
Wake 158 54 39.3 29.7-49.9 39 20.8 14.0-29.8 31 23.2 14.2-35.5 16 8.1 4.5-14.0 18 8.7 4.8-15.2
Area L 55 11 17.3 9.2-30.1 13 18.8 10.2-32.3 12 26.9 15.5-42.5 5 8.5 3.4-19.7 14 28.5 16.8-44.0
Eastern 136 41 28.4 20.2-38.3 22 20.7 13.2-31.0 26 18.7 11.8-28.4 14 7.8 3.9-15.0 33 24.3 14.8-37.2

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*These data apply only to those with current asthma

^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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