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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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Respond.^
< 20 years 20 to 50 years 50 to 75 years 75 years and older
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,259 196 7.3 6.1- 8.8 365 13.4 11.7-15.2 1,174 35.9 33.7-38.2 1,524 43.4 41.1-45.8
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 84 5 5.0 2.0-12.2 11 14.2 7.0-26.8 22 21.0 13.3-31.7 46 59.7 46.6-71.5
Buncombe 84 8 16.0 5.8-36.9 10 11.8 5.3-24.0 23 32.6 21.1-46.7 43 39.7 27.4-53.4
Cabarrus 71 4 6.3 2.1-17.5 3 4.2 1.3-12.8 30 41.5 28.5-55.8 34 48.1 33.6-62.9
Catawba 77 2 6.6 1.6-22.9 6 7.7 3.1-18.1 32 49.1 35.9-62.4 37 36.6 25.3-49.6
Cumberland 84 6 7.7 3.2-17.5 13 14.6 8.1-24.8 31 40.1 28.2-53.2 34 37.6 25.9-51.0
Davidson 79 2 2.7 0.6-10.6 9 12.3 6.3-22.7 30 42.5 29.9-56.2 38 42.5 30.5-55.4
Durham 79 6 6.8 2.8-15.7 12 18.2 9.1-33.0 26 28.9 19.2-41.0 35 46.1 33.7-58.9
Forsyth 74 8 9.2 4.3-18.4 5 7.2 2.9-16.7 25 34.5 23.6-47.2 36 49.2 36.9-61.5
Gaston 95 7 10.4 3.9-24.7 7 7.7 3.2-17.2 40 36.7 24.7-50.6 41 45.3 30.3-61.1
Guilford 83 10 14.2 7.0-26.7 11 15.7 8.4-27.3 23 26.8 16.3-40.8 39 43.4 29.8-58.0
Iredell 80 5 5.0 1.9-12.3 16 25.0 13.8-41.1 30 39.6 26.4-54.6 29 30.4 19.9-43.4
Johnston 67 7 17.0 6.5-37.8 11 21.3 10.8-37.8 29 38.5 23.1-56.7 20 23.2 13.4-37.0
Mecklenburg 147 12 8.2 4.3-14.9 17 13.5 7.8-22.3 45 31.5 23.5-40.9 73 46.9 37.6-56.3
New Hanover 79 4 8.1 2.6-22.6 12 25.5 13.8-42.2 23 26.7 17.1-39.1 40 39.7 28.1-52.6
Onslow 79 6 5.2 2.1-12.1 16 23.9 13.7-38.3 28 36.4 24.7-50.0 29 34.5 23.2-48.0
Orange 71 3 3.7 1.0-12.3 12 19.5 10.3-33.7 20 25.9 16.3-38.4 36 51.0 37.9-63.9
Pitt 86 4 6.4 2.2-16.8 13 14.3 8.0-24.4 35 47.7 35.4-60.2 34 31.6 21.9-43.4
Randolph 78 0 0.0 . - . 12 21.5 11.5-36.6 23 34.2 22.8-47.7 43 44.3 32.0-57.3
Robeson 109 9 8.2 3.9-16.4 11 21.9 10.6-39.9 59 47.9 35.5-60.5 30 22.0 13.8-33.2
Rowan 103 2 1.7 0.4- 6.5 9 10.9 5.3-21.0 32 34.5 24.3-46.3 60 53.0 41.7-64.0
Union 79 6 9.1 3.8-20.2 5 7.3 3.0-17.0 30 44.5 32.2-57.6 38 39.0 27.8-51.4
Wake 138 4 2.8 1.0- 7.5 18 13.5 7.9-22.1 49 32.4 23.3-43.2 67 51.2 39.9-62.4
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 98 8 13.2 5.2-29.7 11 18.6 9.7-32.9 37 38.3 27.0-51.0 42 29.9 20.9-40.8
Northeast Partnership II 91 7 10.3 3.7-25.8 7 16.7 6.4-37.1 41 40.1 28.0-53.5 36 32.9 22.5-45.2
Northeast Partnership I 90 1 0.7 0.1- 4.7 13 13.2 7.3-22.8 35 41.7 30.2-54.1 41 44.4 32.5-57.0
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 79 4 3.9 1.4-10.3 7 9.5 4.3-19.8 28 37.9 26.1-51.2 40 48.7 36.2-61.3
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 111 4 4.8 1.6-13.4 8 6.8 3.0-14.6 43 43.9 33.4-54.9 56 44.5 34.1-55.4
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 82 5 11.0 3.9-27.3 9 10.7 5.1-21.3 28 27.4 18.2-39.2 40 50.8 37.2-64.3
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 105 8 7.7 3.4-16.4 10 9.3 4.9-16.9 36 37.8 27.5-49.4 51 45.2 34.9-55.9
Chatham/Lee/Moore 119 5 4.1 1.6-10.2 6 5.7 2.4-13.2 43 42.2 31.4-53.9 65 47.9 37.2-58.8
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 127 9 9.8 4.5-20.2 12 12.2 6.0-23.3 45 38.0 28.5-48.5 61 40.0 30.8-49.9
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 90 6 5.9 2.4-13.9 10 11.0 5.4-21.1 29 32.0 21.4-44.9 45 51.1 38.6-63.5
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 75 2 2.1 0.5- 8.8 5 9.6 3.6-23.2 31 45.0 32.2-58.5 37 43.3 30.5-57.0
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 96 8 9.8 4.6-19.9 12 17.3 9.5-29.3 39 36.0 26.2-47.2 37 36.8 26.7-48.2
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 170 9 5.6 2.2-13.7 16 12.1 6.0-22.8 54 32.7 24.1-42.6 91 49.5 39.8-59.3
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 209 13 13.7 6.4-26.9 21 12.2 6.6-21.3 87 40.3 31.5-49.8 88 33.8 26.2-42.5
No 3,050 183 6.9 5.7- 8.4 344 13.4 11.8-15.3 1,087 35.7 33.4-38.0 1,436 44.0 41.6-46.4
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,081 68 8.4 6.0-11.6 137 15.5 12.6-19.0 420 38.5 34.8-42.4 456 37.6 33.9-41.4
Piedmont 1,778 103 6.4 5.1- 8.1 189 12.5 10.5-14.7 618 34.8 31.9-37.9 868 46.3 43.0-49.5
Western NC 400 25 8.1 4.7-13.7 39 12.1 7.9-18.0 136 34.5 28.7-40.7 200 45.3 39.1-51.7
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 254 17 8.4 4.2-16.2 26 12.0 6.9-20.0 77 32.7 25.5-40.8 134 46.9 38.9-55.0
Northwest 602 28 5.8 3.8- 8.8 63 12.1 9.1-15.9 220 37.6 33.0-42.4 291 44.6 39.7-49.5
Charlotte 476 37 8.7 5.9-12.5 42 11.9 8.3-16.7 179 36.5 31.3-42.0 218 42.9 37.3-48.8
Greensboro 402 27 8.7 5.3-13.8 51 14.0 10.0-19.1 122 32.0 25.7-39.0 202 45.4 38.4-52.6
Southern Regional 384 23 6.2 3.8-10.2 40 12.2 8.3-17.7 164 45.4 38.9-52.0 157 36.2 30.3-42.5
Coastal 160 9 9.2 4.2-19.1 18 15.5 9.2-24.7 49 25.8 18.9-34.2 84 49.5 39.6-59.4
Wake 424 23 5.4 3.2- 9.0 54 14.5 10.5-19.6 155 34.3 28.2-40.8 192 45.9 39.0-52.9
Area L 137 7 7.1 2.8-17.2 10 8.7 4.6-16.1 55 38.7 29.7-48.6 65 45.4 35.7-55.5
Eastern 420 25 8.0 4.3-14.4 61 17.4 12.5-23.9 153 37.9 31.9-44.3 181 36.6 30.9-42.7

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*Asked only of care givers.

^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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