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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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  Total
Respond.^
1 or more/day 1 or more/week 1 or more/month 1 or more/year Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 16,674 6,645 37.2 36.2-38.2 7,756 48.8 47.8-49.9 1,588 9.9 9.3-10.5 146 0.8 0.6- 1.0 539 3.3 2.9- 3.7
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 444 165 35.3 29.8-41.3 229 55.4 49.3-61.3 33 6.6 4.3- 9.9 3 0.3 0.1- 0.8 14 2.4 1.4- 4.3
Buncombe 437 206 44.6 38.6-50.8 191 46.2 40.0-52.5 25 5.7 3.6- 8.9 3 1.0 0.3- 3.1 12 2.6 1.3- 4.8
Cabarrus 411 158 37.2 31.5-43.3 197 48.1 41.9-54.4 41 11.9 7.9-17.4 5 1.0 0.4- 2.5 10 1.8 0.9- 3.6
Catawba 434 171 36.8 31.4-42.5 204 50.4 44.5-56.2 38 8.7 5.9-12.6 4 0.8 0.3- 2.1 17 3.4 1.9- 6.0
Cumberland 442 159 34.9 29.5-40.7 235 54.7 48.8-60.5 29 6.7 4.1-10.7 4 0.6 0.2- 1.7 15 3.1 1.8- 5.4
Davidson 446 180 37.3 31.6-43.4 199 46.8 40.6-53.1 51 12.7 9.0-17.6 4 0.5 0.2- 1.3 12 2.8 1.3- 5.7
Durham 454 214 39.8 34.1-45.7 187 47.8 41.8-53.8 38 8.3 5.8-11.9 2 0.4 0.1- 1.8 13 3.7 1.7- 7.9
Forsyth 448 201 40.6 35.1-46.4 197 48.5 42.6-54.5 32 7.0 4.6-10.4 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8 17 3.6 2.0- 6.3
Gaston 427 156 36.5 30.1-43.5 189 45.0 38.8-51.3 60 11.8 8.8-15.6 5 2.5 0.9- 6.6 17 4.2 2.4- 7.0
Guilford 455 183 36.5 31.1-42.2 221 49.7 43.9-55.6 41 11.2 7.8-15.8 2 0.3 0.1- 1.6 8 2.3 0.9- 5.6
Iredell 392 144 31.9 26.8-37.5 189 53.0 47.0-58.9 42 10.9 7.7-15.2 6 1.2 0.5- 2.8 11 3.0 1.5- 5.9
Johnston 375 134 32.2 26.4-38.6 191 55.0 48.3-61.5 31 8.5 5.4-13.1 4 0.7 0.3- 2.1 15 3.6 2.0- 6.3
Mecklenburg 857 383 41.8 37.8-46.0 391 48.2 44.0-52.4 53 5.9 4.3- 7.9 5 0.6 0.2- 1.4 25 3.5 2.2- 5.6
New Hanover 435 183 39.4 34.0-45.1 208 49.3 43.5-55.2 28 7.3 4.6-11.5 3 0.5 0.2- 1.6 13 3.4 1.9- 6.1
Onslow 384 152 38.9 32.4-45.9 167 44.0 37.6-50.6 43 10.3 7.3-14.3 4 0.8 0.2- 2.5 18 6.0 3.3-10.7
Orange 416 202 46.5 40.2-52.9 179 45.7 39.4-52.1 26 6.2 3.9- 9.5 2 0.3 0.1- 1.2 7 1.4 0.6- 3.5
Pitt 428 178 40.6 35.1-46.4 183 43.1 37.6-48.9 54 13.3 9.8-17.9 2 0.6 0.1- 2.6 11 2.3 1.1- 4.8
Randolph 440 169 35.6 30.4-41.2 192 44.6 39.0-50.3 51 14.1 10.3-19.1 11 2.1 1.1- 4.1 17 3.5 2.0- 6.2
Robeson 430 140 34.2 28.2-40.7 221 50.6 44.4-56.7 54 12.1 8.9-16.2 3 1.3 0.4- 4.4 12 1.9 1.0- 3.5
Rowan 459 188 39.7 34.0-45.7 212 47.9 42.0-53.8 47 9.6 6.8-13.3 2 0.5 0.1- 2.1 10 2.2 1.1- 4.5
Union 376 157 37.7 32.2-43.6 180 50.0 44.0-56.0 27 8.4 5.6-12.4 2 0.3 0.1- 1.0 10 3.6 1.6- 8.0
Wake 842 363 38.6 34.6-42.8 386 49.1 44.8-53.5 58 7.8 5.7-10.5 7 0.7 0.3- 1.6 28 3.8 2.2- 6.5
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 459 184 37.2 31.7-43.1 198 46.5 40.5-52.5 54 12.5 9.0-17.0 6 0.8 0.4- 1.9 17 3.0 1.7- 5.2
Northeast Partnership II 490 182 32.5 27.9-37.6 235 48.6 43.2-54.1 53 14.2 10.4-19.2 6 1.2 0.5- 2.9 14 3.4 1.4- 7.8
Northeast Partnership I 495 184 33.7 28.7-39.2 239 49.9 44.2-55.7 48 12.0 8.6-16.5 5 0.5 0.2- 1.2 19 3.8 2.0- 7.1
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 403 135 30.9 25.4-36.9 196 49.2 42.8-55.6 49 14.3 10.3-19.6 7 1.7 0.7- 3.9 16 4.0 2.0- 7.6
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 503 164 31.5 26.0-37.4 257 53.2 47.4-58.9 52 9.5 7.0-13.0 4 0.6 0.2- 1.8 26 5.2 3.3- 8.1
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 413 166 36.5 31.1-42.3 185 46.1 40.5-51.8 40 11.7 8.3-16.3 5 2.0 0.7- 5.5 17 3.7 2.1- 6.5
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 467 163 31.7 27.0-36.9 229 51.9 46.2-57.5 56 13.5 9.8-18.3 5 0.5 0.2- 1.2 14 2.4 1.4- 4.3
Chatham/Lee/Moore 513 222 38.3 33.3-43.6 224 47.3 41.9-52.8 45 9.6 6.9-13.1 3 1.1 0.3- 3.9 19 3.7 2.0- 6.7
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 621 202 32.0 27.3-37.0 310 50.9 45.6-56.1 80 12.5 9.3-16.5 5 0.5 0.2- 1.5 24 4.1 2.2- 7.6
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 456 162 31.8 27.0-37.1 217 50.8 45.2-56.5 59 12.9 9.6-17.2 3 1.0 0.3- 3.1 15 3.4 1.7- 6.7
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 393 175 40.7 34.6-47.0 181 48.5 42.2-54.8 26 7.9 4.7-12.9 2 0.5 0.1- 1.8 9 2.5 1.2- 5.4
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 487 192 31.9 27.3-36.9 217 52.1 46.4-57.7 58 12.7 9.2-17.2 5 0.7 0.3- 1.7 15 2.6 1.5- 4.5
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 742 328 43.7 38.8-48.7 320 43.3 38.5-48.2 66 9.8 7.3-13.0 6 0.6 0.2- 1.5 22 2.7 1.5- 4.7
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 1,137 429 33.0 29.6-36.6 533 48.8 45.0-52.7 122 13.8 11.2-16.8 12 0.8 0.4- 1.5 41 3.7 2.3- 5.8
No 15,537 6,216 37.4 36.4-38.5 7,223 48.8 47.8-49.9 1,466 9.7 9.0-10.3 134 0.8 0.6- 1.0 498 3.3 2.9- 3.7
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 5,349 1,967 34.3 32.6-36.1 2,570 49.9 48.1-51.7 555 11.0 9.9-12.1 53 0.9 0.7- 1.3 204 3.9 3.2- 4.6
Piedmont 9,394 3,829 37.6 36.2-38.9 4,333 49.0 47.6-50.4 868 9.4 8.7-10.3 81 0.8 0.6- 1.0 283 3.2 2.7- 3.8
Western NC 1,931 849 41.1 38.2-44.1 853 46.3 43.3-49.3 165 9.5 7.9-11.5 12 0.6 0.3- 1.1 52 2.5 1.8- 3.5
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 1,179 534 44.0 40.1-47.9 511 44.2 40.4-48.1 91 8.5 6.6-10.8 9 0.7 0.3- 1.5 34 2.7 1.7- 4.1
Northwest 3,175 1,292 36.9 34.7-39.1 1,454 49.4 47.1-51.7 315 10.4 9.1-12.0 21 0.5 0.3- 0.9 93 2.8 2.2- 3.6
Charlotte 2,471 990 37.6 35.1-40.2 1,160 49.6 46.9-52.2 223 8.4 7.1- 9.9 21 0.9 0.5- 1.4 77 3.6 2.7- 4.7
Greensboro 2,159 877 37.3 34.5-40.2 1,009 48.8 45.8-51.7 193 10.5 8.7-12.6 23 0.8 0.5- 1.4 57 2.7 1.7- 4.0
Southern Regional 1,718 599 33.3 30.0-36.7 864 53.0 49.5-56.4 177 9.1 7.4-11.1 12 0.8 0.4- 1.7 66 3.8 2.8- 5.2
Coastal 850 348 37.7 33.8-41.8 398 47.7 43.6-51.8 67 9.9 7.5-12.9 8 0.9 0.4- 2.1 29 3.7 2.3- 5.9
Wake 2,359 968 37.2 34.6-39.9 1,086 49.5 46.7-52.3 207 9.0 7.5-10.7 22 0.8 0.5- 1.4 76 3.5 2.4- 5.0
Area L 664 224 29.4 25.1-34.0 316 48.1 43.0-53.2 81 15.7 12.1-20.2 10 1.3 0.6- 2.7 33 5.5 3.3- 9.1
Eastern 2,099 813 36.5 33.8-39.2 958 47.6 44.7-50.4 234 11.8 10.1-13.7 20 0.8 0.5- 1.3 74 3.4 2.5- 4.5

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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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