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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 1,842 979 54.7 51.8-57.5 863 45.3 42.5-48.2
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 53 32 60.1 43.4-74.8 21 39.9 25.2-56.6
Buncombe 32 23 72.6 53.3-86.0 9 27.4 14.0-46.7
Cabarrus 43 22 50.1 34.3-65.9 21 49.9 34.1-65.7
Catawba 56 32 59.0 43.9-72.5 24 41.0 27.5-56.1
Cumberland 39 19 50.4 33.6-67.1 20 49.6 32.9-66.4
Davidson 62 27 50.6 36.2-64.9 35 49.4 35.1-63.8
Durham 38 26 70.4 50.6-84.7 12 29.6 15.3-49.4
Forsyth 57 43 70.1 55.1-81.7 14 29.9 18.3-44.9
Gaston 53 31 60.1 43.7-74.5 22 39.9 25.5-56.3
Guilford 55 33 57.2 40.6-72.3 22 42.8 27.7-59.4
Iredell 37 19 54.4 36.2-71.6 18 45.6 28.4-63.8
Johnston 51 24 51.6 37.1-65.9 27 48.4 34.1-62.9
Mecklenburg 69 39 56.9 43.1-69.7 30 43.1 30.3-56.9
New Hanover 39 19 57.0 39.9-72.5 20 43.0 27.5-60.1
Onslow 46 29 62.2 44.9-76.8 17 37.8 23.2-55.1
Orange 30 19 56.7 33.1-77.6 11 43.3 22.4-66.9
Pitt 39 16 44.6 26.6-64.2 23 55.4 35.8-73.4
Randolph 29 17 56.3 36.6-74.3 12 43.7 25.7-63.4
Robeson 64 26 43.3 29.7-57.9 38 56.7 42.1-70.3
Rowan 76 48 63.6 50.7-74.8 28 36.4 25.2-49.3
Union 33 17 44.0 26.9-62.5 16 56.0 37.5-73.1
Wake 56 38 70.6 55.9-82.0 18 29.4 18.0-44.1
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 39 14 32.6 18.3-51.2 25 67.4 48.8-81.7
Northeast Partnership II 71 32 43.6 31.7-56.3 39 56.4 43.7-68.3
Northeast Partnership I 100 43 42.6 31.5-54.4 57 57.4 45.6-68.5
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 50 31 54.5 37.3-70.7 19 45.5 29.3-62.7
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 74 40 57.0 43.5-69.5 34 43.0 30.5-56.5
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 48 17 35.0 21.2-51.9 31 65.0 48.1-78.8
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 52 19 37.1 23.6-53.0 33 62.9 47.0-76.4
Chatham/Lee/Moore 47 24 50.2 34.7-65.6 23 49.8 34.4-65.3
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 73 36 50.2 37.0-63.3 37 49.8 36.7-63.0
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 56 28 55.9 40.7-70.1 28 44.1 29.9-59.3
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 40 20 49.6 33.0-66.3 20 50.4 33.7-67.0
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 56 33 62.7 48.0-75.4 23 37.3 24.6-52.0
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 79 43 53.1 39.0-66.8 36 46.9 33.2-61.0
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 183 80 41.5 33.4-50.0 103 58.5 50.0-66.6
No 1,659 899 55.8 52.8-58.8 760 44.2 41.2-47.2
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 661 306 46.9 42.2-51.6 355 53.1 48.4-57.8
Piedmont 987 561 58.4 54.4-62.3 426 41.6 37.7-45.6
Western NC 194 112 59.0 50.4-67.1 82 41.0 32.9-49.6
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 111 66 57.9 46.0-69.0 45 42.1 31.0-54.0
Northwest 399 230 60.5 54.6-66.1 169 39.5 33.9-45.4
Charlotte 246 134 54.7 47.3-62.0 112 45.3 38.0-52.7
Greensboro 213 121 54.5 45.3-63.4 92 45.5 36.6-54.7
Southern Regional 203 97 51.3 42.8-59.8 106 48.7 40.2-57.2
Coastal 89 41 48.9 36.3-61.6 48 51.1 38.4-63.7
Wake 225 123 61.4 53.1-69.0 102 38.6 31.0-46.9
Area L 96 47 44.8 33.4-56.7 49 55.2 43.3-66.6
Eastern 260 120 45.3 37.9-52.9 140 54.7 47.1-62.1

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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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