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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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  Total
Respond.^
Less than age 30 Ages 30 to 50 Ages 50 to 60 Age 60 or older
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,763 142 10.0 8.2-12.2 581 35.9 33.0-38.8 505 26.7 24.2-29.4 535 27.4 24.9-30.0
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 52 3 7.6 2.2-22.9 25 58.3 42.6-72.4 9 14.0 6.6-27.0 15 20.2 11.6-32.8
Buncombe 31 3 10.6 3.1-30.6 10 42.5 24.2-63.1 7 18.6 8.1-37.4 11 28.2 15.0-46.6
Cabarrus 39 1 3.5 0.5-21.1 14 40.3 24.9-58.0 10 20.3 10.6-35.2 14 35.9 21.5-53.3
Catawba 49 3 14.2 4.2-38.5 18 41.7 27.1-57.8 15 25.0 14.6-39.2 13 19.2 10.7-32.1
Cumberland 38 4 18.0 6.9-39.5 15 45.1 28.8-62.5 10 20.4 10.4-35.9 9 16.5 8.1-30.8
Davidson 58 3 8.3 2.3-25.7 15 34.2 20.7-50.9 18 27.8 17.0-42.0 22 29.6 18.7-43.6
Durham 37 2 4.2 1.0-16.0 12 43.5 26.0-62.7 9 20.8 10.1-38.1 14 31.5 18.2-48.7
Forsyth 57 6 10.3 4.2-23.2 15 28.6 17.3-43.3 21 37.4 24.7-52.1 15 23.7 14.0-37.2
Gaston 51 2 5.0 1.0-22.5 15 30.2 18.1-45.9 16 33.7 19.8-51.1 18 31.1 18.7-47.0
Guilford 51 4 7.6 2.6-20.5 13 36.7 21.5-55.1 11 17.5 8.0-34.2 23 38.2 24.6-53.9
Iredell 37 1 3.3 0.5-20.2 11 36.3 19.8-56.9 7 16.0 7.3-31.4 18 44.4 27.4-62.8
Johnston 49 4 10.4 3.8-25.1 12 28.9 16.7-45.2 12 26.7 15.5-42.0 21 34.1 22.1-48.5
Mecklenburg 67 4 7.3 2.6-19.0 20 32.0 20.4-46.3 27 41.6 28.2-56.3 16 19.1 11.0-31.2
New Hanover 36 3 5.9 1.8-17.5 14 47.5 30.2-65.4 7 21.2 9.9-39.7 12 25.5 14.0-41.8
Onslow 43 3 6.2 1.9-18.1 15 43.4 27.3-61.0 15 35.1 20.7-53.0 10 15.3 7.8-28.0
Orange 29 5 19.4 7.3-42.2 11 31.8 16.0-53.4 10 25.8 12.6-45.7 3 23.0 6.3-57.2
Pitt 39 4 16.4 5.3-40.6 9 22.4 10.7-41.1 11 25.5 11.7-47.0 15 35.8 20.5-54.6
Randolph 28 2 8.0 2.0-27.2 8 23.3 10.9-43.1 11 43.5 25.3-63.6 7 25.2 11.9-45.8
Robeson 60 10 15.5 7.1-30.6 21 44.7 30.3-60.0 12 13.8 7.3-24.3 17 26.0 15.4-40.4
Rowan 73 5 7.4 3.0-17.0 25 37.3 25.5-50.8 20 31.3 19.6-46.0 23 24.1 15.6-35.2
Union 32 3 16.4 5.4-40.3 11 39.1 22.2-59.1 9 18.1 8.9-33.5 9 26.3 13.4-45.1
Wake 54 2 9.4 1.6-39.2 25 42.1 27.9-57.7 14 23.2 13.3-37.4 13 25.4 14.1-41.2
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 38 3 10.8 3.5-28.9 12 41.1 23.9-60.8 12 25.7 13.1-44.1 11 22.5 11.0-40.6
Northeast Partnership II 70 2 2.5 0.6- 9.7 25 36.0 24.6-49.2 22 33.0 22.2-46.0 21 28.4 18.4-41.1
Northeast Partnership I 93 5 7.8 3.0-18.6 31 33.0 22.3-45.7 26 25.9 17.0-37.4 31 33.4 22.8-45.9
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 49 7 13.6 6.1-27.6 19 41.1 25.3-59.0 12 25.4 13.0-43.9 11 19.9 10.5-34.6
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 71 10 16.1 8.4-28.6 22 34.2 22.5-48.3 21 27.9 17.3-41.7 18 21.8 12.7-34.8
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 47 1 7.7 1.1-38.0 12 26.3 14.4-43.2 17 31.7 18.7-48.3 17 34.3 20.1-52.1
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 50 4 11.0 3.6-28.6 18 31.5 19.3-46.9 18 38.3 24.4-54.5 10 19.3 9.7-34.6
Chatham/Lee/Moore 46 2 9.1 2.0-32.9 17 35.7 22.2-51.9 14 27.8 16.4-43.1 13 27.4 15.5-43.6
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 70 12 23.1 12.7-38.2 21 26.6 16.6-39.7 19 25.1 15.1-38.8 18 25.2 15.5-38.2
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 53 5 9.1 3.5-22.0 18 37.7 23.8-54.1 16 30.3 17.0-47.9 14 22.8 12.8-37.3
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 39 4 11.7 4.2-28.2 15 35.1 20.7-52.9 14 36.7 22.0-54.4 6 16.5 6.9-34.4
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 53 4 11.9 4.4-28.3 18 37.0 24.0-52.1 12 18.6 10.2-31.6 19 32.5 20.5-47.3
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 74 6 5.5 2.1-13.6 19 30.0 17.2-46.9 21 21.2 12.4-33.7 28 43.3 29.8-57.8
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 175 9 6.7 3.4-13.0 59 34.9 26.8-44.0 49 26.3 19.6-34.2 58 32.0 24.4-40.8
No 1,588 133 10.3 8.4-12.6 522 36.0 33.0-39.1 456 26.8 24.1-29.6 477 27.0 24.4-29.7
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 638 59 11.4 8.4-15.2 207 36.1 31.5-40.9 180 27.0 23.0-31.5 192 25.5 21.7-29.7
Piedmont 939 66 9.2 6.8-12.4 314 35.8 31.9-39.9 277 27.9 24.4-31.7 282 27.1 23.8-30.6
Western NC 186 17 9.5 5.7-15.6 60 35.6 27.3-44.9 48 21.9 16.0-29.2 61 33.0 25.4-41.5
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 105 9 6.8 3.2-13.9 29 33.2 22.1-46.5 28 20.5 13.1-30.6 39 39.5 28.6-51.5
Northwest 380 28 9.7 6.5-14.3 123 34.9 29.3-40.9 109 29.2 23.8-35.3 120 26.2 21.4-31.5
Charlotte 235 15 9.3 5.4-15.5 73 32.0 25.4-39.5 77 32.5 25.5-40.4 70 26.2 20.3-33.0
Greensboro 204 16 8.2 4.6-14.1 70 39.8 30.8-49.6 60 23.8 17.2-32.0 58 28.2 21.2-36.5
Southern Regional 196 25 14.8 9.3-22.8 72 43.3 34.8-52.3 49 20.3 14.7-27.2 50 21.6 15.8-28.8
Coastal 85 5 6.9 1.9-22.1 26 30.4 20.2-42.9 24 32.0 20.7-46.0 30 30.7 20.2-43.6
Wake 212 15 9.9 4.5-20.6 77 38.8 30.5-47.7 54 24.1 17.9-31.6 66 27.2 20.3-35.4
Area L 96 7 8.2 3.7-17.2 35 37.2 26.4-49.4 24 25.5 15.7-38.7 30 29.0 19.8-40.5
Eastern 250 22 13.4 8.5-20.5 76 32.6 25.7-40.3 80 30.0 23.6-37.3 72 24.1 18.2-31.1

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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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