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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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Respond.^
Yes, mild Yes, moderate Yes, severe No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 16,654 927 5.2 4.7- 5.6 980 4.7 4.3- 5.1 1,114 5.2 4.8- 5.6 13,633 85.0 84.3-85.6
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 446 15 3.3 1.8- 6.0 24 4.7 2.7- 7.9 31 7.1 3.9-12.5 376 84.9 79.3-89.2
Buncombe 441 33 6.3 4.1- 9.6 24 3.9 2.4- 6.3 36 7.4 5.0-11.0 348 82.3 77.7-86.2
Cabarrus 411 23 6.4 3.5-11.5 23 4.1 2.6- 6.2 18 2.8 1.6- 4.6 347 86.8 81.9-90.5
Catawba 433 24 3.9 2.5- 6.0 20 2.5 1.6- 4.0 30 5.2 3.4- 8.0 359 88.4 85.0-91.1
Cumberland 442 46 11.4 8.0-16.1 24 4.7 2.9- 7.3 39 5.6 3.9- 8.0 333 78.3 73.3-82.7
Davidson 440 20 3.0 1.8- 4.9 24 4.5 2.8- 7.1 30 5.7 3.6- 8.9 366 86.8 82.8-90.0
Durham 455 24 4.2 2.6- 6.9 16 3.2 1.4- 7.4 20 3.1 1.9- 5.0 395 89.5 85.2-92.6
Forsyth 447 20 4.3 2.6- 7.2 24 3.9 2.5- 6.0 21 4.3 2.6- 7.0 382 87.5 83.7-90.6
Gaston 435 30 4.9 3.3- 7.2 32 7.4 5.0-10.9 38 7.8 5.4-11.0 335 79.9 75.3-83.9
Guilford 457 22 3.7 2.3- 5.9 23 4.1 2.7- 6.4 25 4.3 2.8- 6.6 387 87.9 84.4-90.7
Iredell 389 16 3.5 2.0- 5.9 21 3.8 2.4- 5.9 16 3.3 1.9- 5.7 336 89.5 86.0-92.2
Johnston 375 14 2.9 1.6- 5.2 28 6.1 3.8- 9.6 25 4.0 2.5- 6.3 308 87.0 82.8-90.2
Mecklenburg 854 37 3.9 2.6- 6.0 38 3.6 2.5- 5.2 32 3.1 2.1- 4.6 747 89.4 86.7-91.5
New Hanover 435 23 5.3 3.2- 8.8 29 6.6 4.2-10.2 15 2.7 1.5- 4.6 368 85.4 80.8-89.0
Onslow 385 22 4.4 2.7- 6.9 26 5.7 3.6- 9.0 23 4.2 2.6- 6.6 314 85.7 81.5-89.1
Orange 413 10 1.9 0.9- 4.0 24 3.2 2.1- 5.0 19 4.0 2.3- 6.7 360 90.9 87.5-93.4
Pitt 427 30 8.8 4.7-16.0 24 4.4 2.8- 6.8 29 6.3 4.0- 9.6 344 80.6 74.0-85.8
Randolph 441 19 3.4 2.0- 5.7 29 6.5 4.3- 9.8 40 7.7 5.4-11.0 353 82.3 78.0-86.0
Robeson 433 22 3.7 2.3- 6.0 33 6.9 4.6-10.0 60 9.8 7.3-12.9 318 79.6 75.2-83.5
Rowan 455 30 5.8 3.3- 9.9 28 4.0 2.7- 6.0 39 7.1 5.0-10.1 358 83.1 78.5-86.8
Union 372 12 2.7 1.4- 5.0 13 2.3 1.2- 4.3 19 4.7 2.8- 7.5 328 90.4 86.8-93.1
Wake 836 36 4.5 3.1- 6.7 26 2.0 1.3- 3.1 33 3.3 2.3- 4.9 741 90.1 87.6-92.2
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 450 34 6.1 4.0- 9.2 21 4.3 2.6- 7.1 30 4.9 3.2- 7.4 365 84.7 80.5-88.2
Northeast Partnership II 487 42 7.4 5.3-10.4 38 5.8 4.1- 8.1 36 6.9 4.7- 9.9 371 79.9 75.7-83.6
Northeast Partnership I 495 43 9.6 5.8-15.5 53 9.2 6.8-12.4 59 8.3 6.2-11.1 340 72.9 67.2-77.8
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 412 18 4.3 2.5- 7.4 23 5.1 2.8- 8.9 26 4.2 2.7- 6.5 345 86.4 81.8-89.9
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 501 29 5.7 3.5- 9.2 35 5.3 3.6- 7.7 41 6.4 4.4- 9.1 396 82.7 78.4-86.3
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 412 17 4.2 2.4- 7.2 28 6.8 4.3-10.6 35 7.2 4.9-10.5 332 81.8 77.0-85.7
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 461 30 6.7 4.4-10.1 22 5.0 3.0- 8.2 26 3.9 2.5- 6.1 383 84.3 80.0-87.9
Chatham/Lee/Moore 510 30 5.9 3.8- 9.2 25 3.9 2.4- 6.1 29 5.7 3.6- 8.9 426 84.5 80.2-88.0
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 614 37 5.3 3.6- 7.8 40 6.8 4.4-10.5 52 7.2 5.2- 9.7 485 80.7 76.4-84.4
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 459 24 5.1 3.1- 8.2 35 7.0 4.6-10.4 36 6.2 4.3- 8.9 364 81.7 77.2-85.5
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 396 18 5.5 2.5-11.6 26 4.9 3.0- 7.7 32 7.1 4.9-10.3 320 82.5 76.9-87.1
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 493 37 6.2 4.3- 8.9 20 2.8 1.7- 4.6 40 6.5 4.6- 9.1 396 84.4 80.7-87.5
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 742 40 5.5 3.6- 8.3 61 6.8 4.8- 9.5 34 4.2 2.7- 6.4 607 83.5 79.7-86.7
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 1,136 96 7.4 5.6- 9.8 100 6.7 5.3- 8.4 104 6.8 5.4- 8.5 836 79.1 76.1-81.8
No 15,518 831 5.0 4.6- 5.5 880 4.6 4.2- 5.0 1,010 5.1 4.7- 5.5 12,797 85.3 84.6-86.0
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 5,338 342 6.3 5.5- 7.3 362 5.7 5.0- 6.4 427 5.9 5.3- 6.7 4,207 82.1 80.7-83.3
Piedmont 9,372 469 4.4 3.9- 4.9 486 4.0 3.6- 4.5 555 4.6 4.2- 5.1 7,862 87.0 86.2-87.8
Western NC 1,944 116 5.9 4.6- 7.5 132 5.4 4.3- 6.7 132 5.9 4.8- 7.2 1,564 82.9 80.6-84.9
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 1,183 73 5.8 4.2- 7.8 85 5.9 4.4- 7.8 70 5.2 3.9- 7.0 955 83.1 80.2-85.7
Northwest 3,175 165 4.7 3.8- 5.9 184 4.6 3.8- 5.5 214 5.6 4.8- 6.6 2,612 85.1 83.5-86.6
Charlotte 2,469 133 4.6 3.7- 5.8 126 4.0 3.2- 4.9 132 4.2 3.4- 5.1 2,078 87.2 85.6-88.7
Greensboro 2,156 86 3.6 2.8- 4.7 121 4.6 3.7- 5.9 146 5.7 4.6- 7.0 1,803 86.1 84.2-87.8
Southern Regional 1,719 113 7.0 5.3- 9.1 111 5.7 4.5- 7.2 175 7.0 5.9- 8.4 1,320 80.3 77.7-82.7
Coastal 843 44 5.1 3.6- 7.3 54 5.7 4.2- 7.9 48 6.0 4.2- 8.6 697 83.1 79.7-86.0
Wake 2,352 122 4.7 3.7- 5.9 110 3.3 2.6- 4.3 120 3.6 2.8- 4.5 2,000 88.4 86.8-89.9
Area L 673 40 6.5 4.1-10.0 58 6.1 4.3- 8.6 59 6.3 4.6- 8.5 516 81.1 77.0-84.6
Eastern 2,084 151 6.5 5.2- 8.0 131 5.3 4.3- 6.6 150 5.5 4.5- 6.7 1,652 82.6 80.6-84.5

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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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