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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes Yes, during pregnancy No No, boderline diabetes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 17,251 1,849 8.5 8.0- 9.0 144 0.7 0.6- 0.9 15,042 89.6 89.1-90.1 216 1.2 1.0- 1.4
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 463 53 9.6 7.0-13.1 9 1.5 0.7- 3.1 399 88.7 85.1-91.6 2 0.2 0.0- 0.7
Buncombe 453 32 5.7 3.8- 8.4 3 0.8 0.2- 2.9 409 92.1 88.9-94.4 9 1.5 0.7- 3.1
Cabarrus 423 43 7.7 5.6-10.7 4 0.9 0.3- 2.4 371 89.9 86.2-92.7 5 1.4 0.4- 5.3
Catawba 448 56 9.2 6.8-12.3 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3 386 89.8 86.6-92.3 5 0.8 0.3- 1.9
Cumberland 455 39 7.4 5.3-10.4 4 0.5 0.2- 1.5 407 91.3 88.1-93.6 5 0.8 0.3- 2.1
Davidson 459 62 10.0 7.5-13.4 1 0.2 0.0- 1.1 389 87.4 83.3-90.6 7 2.4 0.9- 6.4
Durham 467 38 4.9 3.3- 7.0 3 0.3 0.1- 1.1 424 94.6 92.4-96.2 2 0.2 0.1- 0.9
Forsyth 457 57 9.9 7.4-13.1 4 1.3 0.4- 4.0 395 88.7 85.2-91.5 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8
Gaston 449 53 9.6 7.0-13.1 3 0.8 0.3- 2.5 384 86.7 82.5-90.0 9 2.9 1.3- 6.2
Guilford 470 55 10.5 7.6-14.2 6 0.9 0.4- 2.2 405 87.8 83.9-90.8 4 0.8 0.3- 2.4
Iredell 407 37 7.3 5.1-10.6 3 0.7 0.2- 2.4 363 91.6 88.3-94.1 4 0.4 0.1- 1.1
Johnston 389 51 8.7 6.4-11.7 5 1.0 0.4- 2.4 331 90.1 86.9-92.5 2 0.3 0.1- 1.2
Mecklenburg 882 69 6.0 4.5- 7.9 10 1.1 0.6- 2.2 795 92.0 89.9-93.7 8 0.9 0.4- 1.8
New Hanover 449 39 7.1 5.0-10.0 6 1.1 0.4- 3.1 400 90.8 87.5-93.3 4 1.0 0.3- 2.9
Onslow 397 46 8.0 5.7-11.1 9 2.5 1.3- 4.8 334 88.3 84.6-91.2 8 1.3 0.6- 2.6
Orange 421 30 5.6 3.5- 8.7 2 0.7 0.2- 2.6 383 92.3 88.8-94.7 6 1.5 0.6- 3.4
Pitt 443 40 8.3 5.7-12.0 1 0.3 0.0- 2.4 400 91.0 87.3-93.8 2 0.3 0.1- 1.2
Randolph 457 29 5.5 3.7- 8.0 6 2.1 0.7- 5.7 416 91.5 87.9-94.1 6 1.0 0.4- 2.5
Robeson 448 64 10.5 7.8-13.9 4 1.2 0.3- 4.2 374 87.2 83.3-90.3 6 1.2 0.5- 2.8
Rowan 475 76 14.3 11.1-18.3 2 0.6 0.1- 2.3 391 84.5 80.4-87.8 6 0.6 0.3- 1.4
Union 383 33 6.4 4.4- 9.2 3 0.7 0.2- 2.1 344 92.6 89.7-94.8 3 0.3 0.1- 1.0
Wake 861 56 5.2 3.8- 7.1 3 0.3 0.1- 1.2 793 93.5 91.4-95.1 9 1.0 0.5- 1.9
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 472 39 6.9 4.7- 9.8 3 0.6 0.2- 2.0 423 90.4 86.7-93.1 7 2.1 0.8- 5.4
Northeast Partnership II 512 71 11.4 8.8-14.5 7 1.2 0.5- 2.6 423 85.2 81.6-88.2 11 2.3 1.2- 4.3
Northeast Partnership I 517 102 16.8 13.4-20.9 3 0.3 0.1- 1.1 405 81.9 77.7-85.4 7 1.0 0.4- 2.1
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 425 51 10.5 7.5-14.5 4 0.9 0.3- 2.6 364 86.8 82.4-90.2 6 1.7 0.6- 4.5
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 528 74 11.6 8.9-15.0 4 0.5 0.2- 1.3 437 86.1 82.5-89.0 13 1.8 1.0- 3.4
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 430 49 10.8 7.8-14.8 2 0.4 0.1- 1.8 369 86.4 82.1-89.8 10 2.4 1.2- 4.9
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 480 53 10.2 7.5-13.7 4 0.8 0.3- 2.1 418 87.9 84.2-90.9 5 1.1 0.4- 3.3
Chatham/Lee/Moore 526 48 7.9 5.8-10.8 4 0.8 0.3- 2.2 471 90.7 87.7-93.0 3 0.6 0.2- 1.9
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 651 73 9.3 7.1-12.0 6 0.7 0.3- 1.6 566 89.6 86.8-91.9 6 0.4 0.2- 1.0
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 470 56 9.6 7.0-12.9 2 0.3 0.1- 1.2 406 89.3 85.9-91.9 6 0.8 0.4- 1.9
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 408 40 9.1 6.5-12.7 2 0.3 0.1- 1.5 358 89.3 85.5-92.1 8 1.3 0.6- 2.9
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 509 56 8.1 6.1-10.8 4 0.8 0.3- 2.2 441 89.6 86.6-92.0 8 1.5 0.7- 3.1
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 767 79 8.3 6.3-11.0 7 0.6 0.2- 1.7 668 89.3 86.3-91.7 13 1.7 0.8- 3.6
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 1,188 185 12.2 10.3-14.4 10 0.6 0.3- 1.3 974 85.7 83.4-87.8 19 1.4 0.8- 2.4
No 16,063 1,664 8.3 7.8- 8.8 134 0.7 0.6- 0.9 14,068 89.9 89.3-90.4 197 1.1 1.0- 1.4
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 5,563 666 9.8 8.9-10.7 58 0.9 0.7- 1.2 4,758 87.9 86.8-88.9 81 1.5 1.1- 1.9
Piedmont 9,686 989 7.9 7.3- 8.6 71 0.7 0.5- 0.9 8,528 90.4 89.7-91.1 98 0.9 0.7- 1.2
Western NC 2,002 194 7.9 6.7- 9.4 15 0.6 0.3- 1.2 1,756 89.9 88.3-91.4 37 1.5 1.0- 2.3
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 1,220 111 7.5 5.9- 9.4 10 0.7 0.3- 1.5 1,077 90.2 88.0-92.1 22 1.6 0.9- 2.9
Northwest 3,282 399 9.6 8.5-10.8 17 0.6 0.3- 1.1 2,825 88.8 87.5-90.0 41 1.0 0.7- 1.5
Charlotte 2,554 246 7.2 6.2- 8.3 22 0.9 0.6- 1.5 2,257 90.8 89.4-91.9 29 1.2 0.8- 1.8
Greensboro 2,227 215 8.9 7.5-10.6 24 1.0 0.6- 1.6 1,967 89.4 87.6-90.9 21 0.8 0.4- 1.3
Southern Regional 1,793 203 9.1 7.7-10.7 21 0.9 0.6- 1.5 1,550 89.2 87.5-90.8 19 0.8 0.5- 1.3
Coastal 877 90 10.1 7.9-12.8 6 0.5 0.2- 1.3 765 87.2 84.2-89.7 16 2.3 1.3- 4.1
Wake 2,426 225 6.4 5.4- 7.6 15 0.4 0.2- 0.8 2,163 92.3 91.1-93.4 23 0.9 0.5- 1.4
Area L 702 99 11.7 9.2-14.7 10 1.3 0.6- 2.5 584 85.6 82.3-88.4 9 1.5 0.6- 3.5
Eastern 2,170 261 9.8 8.4-11.3 19 0.9 0.5- 1.4 1,854 87.7 85.9-89.2 36 1.7 1.1- 2.6

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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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