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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 6,132 5,125 77.4 75.8-79.0 1,007 22.6 21.0-24.2
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 149 118 72.6 62.2-81.0 31 27.4 19.0-37.8
Buncombe 135 114 73.7 56.6-85.7 21 26.3 14.3-43.4
Cabarrus 145 122 77.6 66.3-86.0 23 22.4 14.0-33.7
Catawba 158 138 79.4 67.6-87.6 20 20.6 12.4-32.4
Cumberland 175 144 75.7 66.4-83.1 31 24.3 16.9-33.6
Davidson 157 130 78.4 68.6-85.8 27 21.6 14.2-31.4
Durham 124 103 76.4 64.7-85.0 21 23.6 15.0-35.3
Forsyth 168 143 79.8 69.4-87.3 25 20.2 12.7-30.6
Gaston 166 146 84.0 74.6-90.4 20 16.0 9.6-25.4
Guilford 178 150 82.9 75.5-88.4 28 17.1 11.6-24.5
Iredell 137 118 84.3 74.7-90.7 19 15.7 9.3-25.3
Johnston 136 112 77.2 65.0-86.1 24 22.8 13.9-35.0
Mecklenburg 293 235 74.2 67.4-79.9 58 25.8 20.1-32.6
New Hanover 162 132 76.7 67.4-84.0 30 23.3 16.0-32.6
Onslow 134 111 78.6 67.8-86.5 23 21.4 13.5-32.2
Orange 114 89 64.1 48.3-77.3 25 35.9 22.7-51.7
Pitt 161 131 75.2 65.4-83.0 30 24.8 17.0-34.6
Randolph 166 140 81.3 73.1-87.4 26 18.7 12.6-26.9
Robeson 181 154 79.2 69.6-86.3 27 20.8 13.7-30.4
Rowan 182 160 80.6 70.3-87.9 22 19.4 12.1-29.7
Union 128 106 77.3 66.5-85.4 22 22.7 14.6-33.5
Wake 216 170 69.5 60.3-77.4 46 30.5 22.6-39.7
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 171 142 72.1 59.7-81.9 29 27.9 18.1-40.3
Northeast Partnership II 208 178 81.0 72.8-87.2 30 19.0 12.8-27.2
Northeast Partnership I 245 223 89.2 83.5-93.2 22 10.8 6.8-16.5
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 178 147 78.6 69.5-85.5 31 21.4 14.5-30.5
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 223 185 73.4 63.1-81.7 38 26.6 18.3-36.9
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 170 153 87.7 79.9-92.8 17 12.3 7.2-20.1
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 160 139 81.0 71.0-88.1 21 19.0 11.9-29.0
Chatham/Lee/Moore 177 140 73.0 63.8-80.7 37 27.0 19.3-36.2
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 244 203 78.5 71.3-84.4 41 21.5 15.6-28.7
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 188 153 74.7 65.7-82.0 35 25.3 18.0-34.3
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 136 117 82.2 73.3-88.6 19 17.8 11.4-26.7
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 203 159 75.1 67.3-81.6 44 24.9 18.4-32.7
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 264 220 79.5 72.2-85.3 44 20.5 14.7-27.8
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 516 448 81.3 75.2-86.1 68 18.7 13.9-24.8
No 5,616 4,677 77.1 75.4-78.8 939 22.9 21.2-24.6
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 2,159 1,820 78.1 75.1-80.8 339 21.9 19.2-24.9
Piedmont 3,293 2,740 77.1 74.9-79.1 553 22.9 20.9-25.1
Western NC 680 565 77.3 72.3-81.6 115 22.7 18.4-27.7
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 399 334 77.9 70.8-83.6 65 22.1 16.4-29.2
Northwest 1,186 1,000 77.9 74.2-81.1 186 22.1 18.9-25.8
Charlotte 896 744 77.0 73.0-80.5 152 23.0 19.5-27.0
Greensboro 771 633 78.8 74.6-82.4 138 21.2 17.6-25.4
Southern Regional 683 563 73.5 67.2-79.0 120 26.5 21.0-32.8
Coastal 333 280 80.7 74.5-85.6 53 19.3 14.4-25.5
Wake 723 598 74.2 68.8-78.9 125 25.8 21.1-31.2
Area L 313 276 82.7 75.9-87.9 37 17.3 12.1-24.1
Eastern 828 697 79.0 74.2-83.1 131 21.0 16.9-25.8

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*This question is asked only if the respondent reported being diagnosed with high blood pressure.

^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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