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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 13,877 74.7 73.6-75.7 2,903 25.3 24.3-26.4
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 450 363 70.3 63.8-76.0 87 29.7 24.0-36.2
Buncombe 442 354 72.2 65.7-77.8 88 27.8 22.2-34.3
Cabarrus 413 343 74.1 67.2-80.0 70 25.9 20.0-32.8
Catawba 437 364 74.5 68.3-79.8 73 25.5 20.2-31.7
Cumberland 444 368 78.2 72.0-83.4 76 21.8 16.6-28.0
Davidson 445 366 73.7 67.0-79.4 79 26.3 20.6-33.0
Durham 454 370 69.7 62.9-75.7 84 30.3 24.3-37.1
Forsyth 444 377 75.7 68.8-81.4 67 24.3 18.6-31.2
Gaston 438 385 85.9 81.4-89.5 53 14.1 10.5-18.6
Guilford 459 375 71.2 64.6-77.0 84 28.8 23.0-35.4
Iredell 393 320 73.8 67.4-79.3 73 26.2 20.7-32.6
Johnston 379 321 78.0 70.9-83.8 58 22.0 16.2-29.1
Mecklenburg 865 721 74.8 70.2-78.9 144 25.2 21.1-29.8
New Hanover 443 386 78.5 72.2-83.8 57 21.5 16.2-27.8
Onslow 386 314 74.6 67.8-80.3 72 25.4 19.7-32.2
Orange 410 359 77.8 70.4-83.8 51 22.2 16.2-29.6
Pitt 427 362 74.9 67.7-80.9 65 25.1 19.1-32.3
Randolph 439 361 77.9 72.4-82.5 78 22.1 17.5-27.6
Robeson 430 334 66.6 59.8-72.7 96 33.4 27.3-40.2
Rowan 467 376 72.9 66.5-78.6 91 27.1 21.4-33.5
Union 379 314 74.6 68.3-80.0 65 25.4 20.0-31.7
Wake 832 684 75.3 70.6-79.5 148 24.7 20.5-29.4
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 460 385 75.4 68.8-81.0 75 24.6 19.0-31.2
Northeast Partnership II 497 411 75.5 69.6-80.6 86 24.5 19.4-30.4
Northeast Partnership I 505 423 77.0 71.3-81.9 82 23.0 18.1-28.7
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 412 335 72.3 65.1-78.5 77 27.7 21.5-34.9
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 507 413 74.2 67.8-79.7 94 25.8 20.3-32.2
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 418 346 78.1 72.6-82.8 72 21.9 17.2-27.4
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 462 371 73.2 67.3-78.5 91 26.8 21.5-32.7
Chatham/Lee/Moore 511 428 77.8 72.2-82.5 83 22.2 17.5-27.8
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 629 511 73.7 68.1-78.7 118 26.3 21.3-31.9
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 456 379 74.3 68.3-79.5 77 25.7 20.5-31.7
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 400 341 75.7 68.3-81.8 59 24.3 18.2-31.7
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 494 419 77.3 71.1-82.5 75 22.7 17.5-28.9
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 753 598 71.1 65.9-75.9 155 28.9 24.1-34.1
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 1,157 959 75.6 71.6-79.2 198 24.4 20.8-28.4
No 15,623 12,918 74.6 73.5-75.7 2,705 25.4 24.3-26.5
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 5,402 4,460 75.1 73.2-76.9 942 24.9 23.1-26.8
Piedmont 9,423 7,825 75.0 73.6-76.4 1,598 25.0 23.6-26.4
Western NC 1,955 1,592 72.5 69.4-75.5 363 27.5 24.5-30.6
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 1,195 952 71.5 67.4-75.2 243 28.5 24.8-32.6
Northwest 3,192 2,650 75.0 72.5-77.2 542 25.0 22.8-27.5
Charlotte 2,498 2,109 76.8 74.1-79.3 389 23.2 20.7-25.9
Greensboro 2,165 1,792 73.5 70.3-76.5 373 26.5 23.5-29.7
Southern Regional 1,733 1,396 72.5 68.8-76.0 337 27.5 24.0-31.2
Coastal 860 735 79.5 75.5-83.0 125 20.5 17.0-24.5
Wake 2,351 1,937 74.7 71.7-77.4 414 25.3 22.6-28.3
Area L 681 553 71.0 65.3-76.1 128 29.0 23.9-34.7
Eastern 2,105 1,753 76.5 73.6-79.1 352 23.5 20.9-26.4

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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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