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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,843 1,399 75.4 72.7-77.9 444 24.6 22.1-27.3
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 52 40 74.6 57.6-86.3 12 25.4 13.7-42.4
Buncombe 32 26 83.1 62.8-93.5 6 16.9 6.5-37.2
Cabarrus 43 32 75.4 59.8-86.3 11 24.6 13.7-40.2
Catawba 56 46 77.7 61.7-88.2 10 22.3 11.8-38.3
Cumberland 39 31 79.8 61.5-90.7 8 20.2 9.3-38.5
Davidson 62 46 78.4 66.1-87.2 16 21.6 12.8-33.9
Durham 38 29 79.1 62.7-89.5 9 20.9 10.5-37.3
Forsyth 57 43 78.8 65.5-87.9 14 21.2 12.1-34.5
Gaston 52 38 81.3 68.1-89.9 14 18.7 10.1-31.9
Guilford 54 44 82.5 65.6-92.1 10 17.5 7.9-34.4
Iredell 37 30 78.9 60.0-90.3 7 21.1 9.7-40.0
Johnston 51 36 67.6 52.0-80.1 15 32.4 19.9-48.0
Mecklenburg 69 49 67.3 53.1-78.8 20 32.7 21.2-46.9
New Hanover 39 24 62.5 44.8-77.4 15 37.5 22.6-55.2
Onslow 46 40 82.9 63.7-93.0 6 17.1 7.0-36.3
Orange 30 18 49.3 28.0-70.9 12 50.7 29.1-72.0
Pitt 40 31 80.2 62.2-90.9 9 19.8 9.1-37.8
Randolph 29 21 68.6 47.5-84.0 8 31.4 16.0-52.5
Robeson 64 48 82.7 71.6-90.0 16 17.3 10.0-28.4
Rowan 76 55 67.6 53.4-79.1 21 32.4 20.9-46.6
Union 31 19 57.2 37.3-75.1 12 42.8 24.9-62.7
Wake 56 41 70.9 52.7-84.2 15 29.1 15.8-47.3
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 39 26 65.7 46.6-80.7 13 34.3 19.3-53.4
Northeast Partnership II 71 57 81.1 69.8-88.9 14 18.9 11.1-30.2
Northeast Partnership I 102 84 79.7 67.8-88.0 18 20.3 12.0-32.2
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 51 43 87.7 75.4-94.3 8 12.3 5.7-24.6
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 74 57 74.1 60.4-84.4 17 25.9 15.6-39.6
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 49 42 81.7 61.9-92.4 7 18.3 7.6-38.1
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 53 36 70.4 54.5-82.5 17 29.6 17.5-45.5
Chatham/Lee/Moore 48 39 79.0 61.4-89.9 9 21.0 10.1-38.6
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 72 52 74.6 61.8-84.2 20 25.4 15.8-38.2
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 56 44 74.7 56.5-87.0 12 25.3 13.0-43.5
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 40 26 59.9 42.3-75.3 14 40.1 24.7-57.7
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 56 45 79.6 65.1-89.1 11 20.4 10.9-34.9
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 79 61 74.0 59.2-84.8 18 26.0 15.2-40.8
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 185 147 77.4 69.1-83.9 38 22.6 16.1-30.9
No 1,658 1,252 75.2 72.4-77.9 406 24.8 22.1-27.6
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 666 515 76.6 72.2-80.4 151 23.4 19.6-27.8
Piedmont 983 735 74.9 71.1-78.4 248 25.1 21.6-28.9
Western NC 194 149 74.5 66.0-81.4 45 25.5 18.6-34.0
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 111 87 76.3 64.3-85.2 24 23.7 14.8-35.7
Northwest 399 303 74.0 68.1-79.1 96 26.0 20.9-31.9
Charlotte 243 179 75.2 68.3-81.0 64 24.8 19.0-31.7
Greensboro 212 155 74.2 65.7-81.3 57 25.8 18.7-34.3
Southern Regional 203 154 75.5 66.8-82.6 49 24.5 17.4-33.2
Coastal 90 67 75.9 63.2-85.2 23 24.1 14.8-36.8
Wake 225 167 74.0 64.9-81.4 58 26.0 18.6-35.1
Area L 99 84 86.1 76.9-92.0 15 13.9 8.0-23.1
Eastern 261 203 75.2 67.9-81.3 58 24.8 18.7-32.1

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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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