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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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  Total
Respond.^
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-5 years 5 or more years
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 13,711 11,218 79.9 79.0-80.8 1,390 11.0 10.3-11.7 736 5.9 5.4- 6.5 367 3.2 2.8- 3.7
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 357 290 77.6 70.9-83.2 40 11.1 7.9-15.5 19 8.4 4.4-15.3 8 2.9 1.3- 6.5
Buncombe 353 282 75.9 69.3-81.5 44 15.1 10.5-21.3 18 6.5 3.9-10.6 9 2.4 1.1- 5.5
Cabarrus 337 278 81.9 76.0-86.7 31 10.2 6.4-16.0 16 4.9 2.8- 8.4 12 2.9 1.6- 5.3
Catawba 358 295 81.3 76.1-85.5 23 6.9 4.5-10.5 32 9.7 6.5-14.1 8 2.1 1.0- 4.6
Cumberland 362 297 82.2 77.3-86.3 40 11.6 8.3-16.1 15 3.7 2.1- 6.6 10 2.4 1.2- 4.6
Davidson 362 295 79.8 73.5-84.8 42 13.3 8.9-19.4 19 5.2 3.2- 8.4 6 1.7 0.7- 4.2
Durham 364 292 79.6 74.4-84.0 42 11.6 8.3-15.8 23 7.0 4.5-10.7 7 1.8 0.8- 4.1
Forsyth 372 306 80.5 75.2-84.9 41 12.6 8.9-17.4 13 2.9 1.6- 5.1 12 4.1 2.2- 7.5
Gaston 378 318 82.1 74.8-87.7 33 7.5 5.1-10.9 23 9.0 4.4-17.3 4 1.4 0.4- 4.4
Guilford 371 304 81.5 76.5-85.6 47 12.9 9.4-17.5 13 3.8 2.1- 6.8 7 1.8 0.8- 3.8
Iredell 317 262 83.6 78.4-87.8 27 8.1 5.2-12.3 19 5.5 3.2- 9.1 9 2.8 1.4- 5.6
Johnston 315 262 83.0 77.5-87.4 30 9.6 6.3-14.2 15 4.1 2.3- 7.0 8 3.4 1.5- 7.2
Mecklenburg 713 570 77.5 73.5-81.1 80 11.8 9.1-15.2 45 7.2 5.3- 9.9 18 3.4 2.1- 5.5
New Hanover 379 305 78.5 73.1-83.0 43 12.6 9.1-17.2 19 5.9 3.6- 9.4 12 3.0 1.5- 6.1
Onslow 312 256 79.4 73.0-84.6 33 13.2 9.0-19.1 17 5.6 3.2- 9.6 6 1.7 0.7- 4.1
Orange 357 268 72.3 65.4-78.2 50 14.2 10.5-19.0 23 6.7 4.2-10.5 16 6.8 3.0-14.7
Pitt 359 294 81.6 76.2-85.9 33 8.9 6.1-12.8 18 5.4 2.9- 9.7 14 4.1 2.3- 7.3
Randolph 356 289 80.1 74.4-84.9 35 10.5 7.2-15.2 15 4.0 2.3- 7.1 17 5.3 2.8- 9.7
Robeson 330 288 87.4 82.6-91.1 17 4.8 2.8- 8.1 12 4.0 2.2- 7.2 13 3.8 1.9- 7.5
Rowan 370 305 82.1 77.1-86.1 36 9.3 6.4-13.1 17 5.5 3.3- 9.0 12 3.2 1.7- 6.0
Union 312 256 79.6 73.8-84.4 33 11.7 8.1-16.7 13 5.1 2.9- 9.0 10 3.5 1.8- 6.7
Wake 680 535 75.8 71.4-79.6 83 12.2 9.7-15.3 47 8.4 6.1-11.4 15 3.6 1.8- 7.2
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 382 308 77.5 71.8-82.3 40 11.2 8.0-15.5 20 7.1 4.2-11.9 14 4.1 2.3- 7.2
Northeast Partnership II 406 336 82.8 78.2-86.7 36 9.0 6.2-12.8 24 5.3 3.4- 8.2 10 2.9 1.5- 5.7
Northeast Partnership I 417 352 80.4 73.3-85.9 35 8.1 5.3-12.1 25 10.3 5.6-18.0 5 1.3 0.5- 3.2
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 332 277 77.3 70.7-82.7 29 11.7 7.7-17.5 18 7.4 4.5-12.0 8 3.6 1.7- 7.8
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 407 346 84.6 79.8-88.4 31 8.4 5.5-12.5 21 4.8 2.9- 7.6 9 2.3 1.1- 4.7
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 344 290 81.7 76.4-86.0 27 9.4 6.3-13.8 17 5.5 3.3- 9.1 10 3.4 1.8- 6.5
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 366 298 81.1 75.1-86.0 38 9.6 6.4-14.0 22 5.8 3.6- 9.1 8 3.6 1.2- 9.9
Chatham/Lee/Moore 423 355 82.8 77.5-87.0 40 10.3 7.1-14.6 18 3.9 2.3- 6.6 10 3.0 1.2- 7.3
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 503 427 86.6 82.8-89.7 47 8.3 5.9-11.5 24 4.3 2.7- 6.9 5 0.8 0.3- 2.0
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 371 301 80.1 75.0-84.4 44 12.7 9.2-17.2 15 3.7 2.2- 6.3 11 3.5 1.8- 6.7
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 339 266 74.8 68.8-80.1 42 14.8 10.7-20.2 18 6.0 3.5-10.2 13 4.3 2.4- 7.6
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 416 341 80.4 75.4-84.6 32 8.8 5.9-13.0 32 8.1 5.6-11.6 11 2.7 1.4- 5.3
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 591 474 79.1 74.5-83.0 66 11.3 8.4-15.1 31 4.3 2.8- 6.6 20 5.3 3.2- 8.5
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 946 781 80.2 76.4-83.4 87 9.5 7.4-12.0 58 7.7 5.4-10.9 20 2.7 1.6- 4.3
No 12,765 10,437 79.9 78.9-80.8 1,303 11.1 10.4-11.8 678 5.8 5.3- 6.4 347 3.2 2.8- 3.7
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 4,403 3,662 81.6 80.1-83.1 400 9.8 8.8-11.0 223 5.7 4.8- 6.7 118 2.9 2.3- 3.5
Piedmont 7,731 6,286 79.4 78.1-80.6 819 11.3 10.4-12.3 427 6.2 5.5- 7.0 199 3.1 2.5- 3.8
Western NC 1,577 1,270 78.4 75.7-80.9 171 12.0 10.0-14.3 86 5.6 4.4- 7.1 50 4.0 2.9- 5.6
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 944 756 78.0 74.4-81.3 110 12.6 10.0-15.7 49 5.0 3.6- 7.0 29 4.3 2.8- 6.6
Northwest 2,617 2,140 80.2 78.2-82.1 257 11.2 9.7-12.9 146 5.5 4.5- 6.6 74 3.1 2.4- 4.1
Charlotte 2,083 1,707 80.1 77.7-82.3 207 10.1 8.5-12.0 119 6.9 5.5- 8.7 50 2.8 2.1- 3.9
Greensboro 1,769 1,415 79.1 76.4-81.5 212 12.5 10.7-14.7 82 4.7 3.5- 6.1 60 3.7 2.6- 5.2
Southern Regional 1,376 1,159 83.6 80.9-86.0 114 8.9 7.0-11.1 69 5.1 3.9- 6.7 34 2.4 1.6- 3.6
Coastal 726 598 81.0 77.4-84.1 72 10.7 8.4-13.7 34 5.0 3.5- 7.2 22 3.3 2.0- 5.3
Wake 1,915 1,549 77.8 75.1-80.3 208 11.6 9.8-13.6 117 7.3 5.8- 9.1 41 3.3 2.1- 5.2
Area L 544 468 81.8 76.6-86.0 45 9.4 6.7-13.1 22 6.8 3.9-11.7 9 2.0 0.9- 4.2
Eastern 1,737 1,426 80.5 78.0-82.8 165 10.3 8.6-12.2 98 6.2 4.8- 7.9 48 3.0 2.2- 4.1

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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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