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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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Past month Past year Past 2 years 2+ years ago Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,811 367 20.3 18.0-22.9 957 51.4 48.5-54.3 260 15.1 13.1-17.3 179 10.0 8.4-11.7 48 3.2 2.1- 4.8
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 52 6 12.3 4.9-27.6 32 54.1 37.7-69.7 10 23.2 11.1-42.3 3 8.6 2.3-27.4 1 1.7 0.2-11.5
Buncombe 32 8 27.3 13.4-47.8 15 43.2 25.8-62.4 2 4.0 1.0-15.0 5 15.4 5.5-36.3 2 10.2 2.0-39.0
Cabarrus 43 5 12.9 5.2-28.6 25 58.3 41.9-73.0 6 10.4 4.5-22.4 7 18.4 8.5-35.4 0 0.0 . - .
Catawba 54 12 19.2 10.7-32.1 23 38.5 25.5-53.4 8 12.4 5.8-24.5 7 12.3 5.6-24.9 4 17.5 6.6-38.8
Cumberland 39 5 9.7 3.6-23.3 23 60.3 42.5-75.7 7 12.6 5.5-26.3 3 13.0 4.1-34.3 1 4.4 0.6-25.4
Davidson 62 17 22.1 13.4-34.3 27 44.5 30.5-59.3 8 15.6 7.2-30.5 7 9.6 4.3-20.2 3 8.2 2.3-25.5
Durham 38 12 27.1 14.8-44.4 19 48.9 31.5-66.6 3 14.5 4.1-40.2 3 6.8 2.1-20.0 1 2.7 0.4-16.9
Forsyth 55 11 13.1 6.9-23.6 33 62.5 47.7-75.3 5 10.3 4.0-23.8 5 12.5 5.0-27.9 1 1.7 0.2-11.0
Gaston 50 5 10.0 4.0-22.8 28 51.7 35.5-67.6 9 21.0 9.4-40.3 6 14.5 5.9-31.6 2 2.8 0.7-11.2
Guilford 53 9 20.1 9.3-37.9 32 56.4 40.3-71.2 8 17.7 8.2-34.0 4 5.9 2.1-15.7 0 0.0 . - .
Iredell 36 8 15.7 7.2-30.6 20 64.9 46.7-79.6 5 13.1 5.0-30.2 3 6.3 1.9-19.0 0 0.0 . - .
Johnston 51 10 19.4 10.0-34.2 26 52.8 38.2-67.0 10 17.0 8.9-29.9 5 10.9 4.5-24.0 0 0.0 . - .
Mecklenburg 69 12 21.5 10.7-38.5 36 48.1 34.6-61.9 12 17.2 9.6-29.0 8 11.8 5.6-23.2 1 1.3 0.2- 8.9
New Hanover 38 7 18.7 8.3-36.9 21 55.4 38.0-71.7 5 15.3 6.3-32.4 4 9.1 3.3-22.6 1 1.5 0.2-10.3
Onslow 46 13 30.6 17.4-47.9 21 42.9 27.8-59.5 5 15.4 5.8-35.0 6 9.9 4.0-22.4 1 1.1 0.2- 7.7
Orange 29 9 29.5 13.8-52.3 15 44.9 24.6-67.0 4 23.4 6.5-57.2 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.2 0.3-14.7
Pitt 40 5 11.4 4.3-27.2 24 53.6 34.8-71.5 7 21.3 9.8-40.3 2 9.8 2.1-35.7 2 3.8 0.8-15.9
Randolph 29 4 19.2 7.5-41.2 16 52.7 33.6-71.0 5 13.5 5.3-30.2 3 12.2 3.9-32.2 1 2.4 0.3-15.1
Robeson 61 11 20.2 10.6-35.0 39 64.1 49.0-76.9 7 9.4 4.0-20.5 4 6.4 1.9-19.2 0 0.0 . - .
Rowan 74 14 19.5 11.4-31.5 42 55.9 42.8-68.2 7 8.5 4.0-17.4 9 13.4 6.5-25.8 2 2.6 0.7- 9.9
Union 32 7 22.6 10.2-42.9 18 55.7 36.5-73.4 4 8.9 3.2-22.5 2 6.0 1.5-21.5 1 6.7 1.0-34.8
Wake 55 10 19.8 10.4-34.5 31 50.3 34.9-65.7 9 13.8 6.9-25.8 3 5.3 1.4-18.3 2 10.7 2.3-37.9
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 38 11 28.6 15.0-47.6 20 54.1 35.7-71.4 4 12.3 4.1-31.5 2 3.2 0.7-12.8 1 1.8 0.2-12.0
Northeast Partnership II 68 14 23.1 13.7-36.2 33 44.8 32.5-57.8 8 14.0 6.8-26.7 10 13.3 6.8-24.2 3 4.8 1.5-14.7
Northeast Partnership I 100 25 28.3 18.3-41.0 55 53.5 41.5-65.1 12 12.9 6.9-22.7 7 4.6 2.0-10.0 1 0.8 0.1- 5.3
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 51 10 26.0 12.1-47.2 24 41.5 26.5-58.3 8 17.1 8.2-32.4 7 11.7 5.4-23.7 2 3.7 0.7-16.4
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 72 22 25.4 15.6-38.6 31 43.0 30.3-56.7 15 24.2 14.0-38.5 4 7.4 2.8-18.4 0 0.0 . - .
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 48 8 21.3 9.6-41.0 22 49.3 32.8-66.0 12 19.3 10.3-33.1 5 8.0 3.1-19.3 1 2.1 0.3-13.6
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 53 15 23.4 13.3-38.0 25 51.2 36.0-66.2 5 11.9 4.9-26.2 7 12.7 5.6-26.5 1 0.7 0.1- 4.7
Chatham/Lee/Moore 47 10 20.3 10.6-35.4 27 58.7 42.9-73.0 4 8.1 3.0-20.2 4 6.4 2.3-16.6 2 6.4 1.6-22.3
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 70 9 11.8 5.5-23.5 38 54.6 40.9-67.6 10 11.1 5.4-21.5 11 21.3 11.5-36.0 2 1.2 0.3- 4.8
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 55 9 12.0 5.3-25.1 32 60.5 44.7-74.3 8 15.2 7.2-29.2 3 5.3 1.6-15.9 3 7.0 2.0-21.7
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 39 8 17.0 8.2-32.1 20 47.1 30.6-64.3 4 12.1 4.3-29.8 6 21.0 9.7-39.9 1 2.8 0.4-17.3
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 53 8 12.1 5.7-23.9 27 51.8 37.2-66.2 8 18.3 8.8-34.4 9 16.7 8.6-30.0 1 1.0 0.1- 6.9
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 79 18 28.0 16.4-43.7 37 46.9 33.3-61.0 16 16.3 8.5-29.0 5 6.9 2.5-17.4 3 1.8 0.5- 7.1
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 180 43 24.6 17.9-33.0 94 51.1 42.4-59.7 21 13.7 8.5-21.4 17 7.6 4.5-12.7 5 2.9 1.2- 7.2
No 1,631 324 19.9 17.5-22.6 863 51.4 48.3-54.5 239 15.2 13.1-17.6 162 10.2 8.5-12.1 43 3.2 2.1- 5.0
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 652 139 22.0 18.2-26.4 339 50.3 45.6-55.1 99 16.8 13.4-20.8 61 9.1 6.8-12.1 14 1.8 0.9- 3.2
Piedmont 969 186 18.4 15.4-21.9 525 52.8 48.8-56.8 133 14.6 12.0-17.7 98 10.0 8.0-12.5 27 4.1 2.4- 7.1
Western NC 190 42 23.2 16.3-32.0 93 48.7 40.1-57.4 28 13.0 8.3-20.0 20 11.8 7.4-18.3 7 3.2 1.2- 8.1
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 111 26 27.9 18.0-40.4 52 46.0 34.7-57.7 18 13.3 7.2-23.2 10 9.0 4.4-17.6 5 3.9 1.2-12.0
Northwest 388 81 15.5 12.2-19.5 204 55.0 49.0-60.9 47 12.9 9.2-17.6 42 11.6 8.3-16.2 14 5.0 2.8- 8.8
Charlotte 241 35 16.6 11.0-24.3 135 53.6 45.9-61.1 37 14.6 10.1-20.6 30 13.6 9.3-19.6 4 1.6 0.6- 4.5
Greensboro 209 37 19.3 12.8-28.1 116 51.9 43.0-60.6 34 18.8 12.5-27.3 18 8.8 5.2-14.4 4 1.3 0.4- 3.7
Southern Regional 197 33 13.9 9.5-19.8 117 59.8 51.1-67.9 26 12.2 7.6-19.0 15 10.6 5.9-18.4 6 3.6 1.4- 8.6
Coastal 88 19 29.1 17.6-44.1 43 47.5 35.0-60.3 16 15.6 9.3-25.1 9 7.4 3.6-14.4 1 0.5 0.1- 3.2
Wake 224 50 22.5 15.9-30.7 114 48.8 40.3-57.5 33 14.2 9.6-20.6 22 8.5 5.1-13.8 5 5.9 1.7-18.8
Area L 97 21 18.7 10.7-30.7 48 50.9 39.0-62.8 14 18.5 10.8-29.9 11 9.9 5.1-18.1 3 1.9 0.6- 6.0
Eastern 256 65 26.8 20.7-33.9 128 45.0 37.6-52.7 35 18.7 12.8-26.5 22 7.6 4.7-12.2 6 1.9 0.8- 4.6

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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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