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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 17,223 3,022 18.6 17.8-19.4 5,233 32.2 31.2-33.1 5,268 30.7 29.8-31.7 2,490 13.5 12.8-14.1 1,210 5.1 4.8- 5.5
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 462 70 13.6 10.4-17.6 135 29.1 24.1-34.5 151 36.2 30.3-42.4 70 15.4 11.6-20.2 36 5.8 4.0- 8.3
Buncombe 453 97 24.1 19.4-29.4 148 36.1 30.1-42.6 113 22.2 18.0-27.1 58 11.8 8.3-16.5 37 5.8 4.0- 8.2
Cabarrus 423 78 17.1 13.4-21.5 128 32.0 26.4-38.2 134 32.2 26.9-38.1 56 14.0 9.6-20.0 27 4.7 3.1- 6.9
Catawba 448 82 19.8 15.4-25.0 135 31.7 26.5-37.4 131 29.2 24.3-34.6 66 13.4 10.0-17.8 34 5.9 4.0- 8.7
Cumberland 455 76 18.2 14.0-23.3 125 30.1 24.9-36.0 160 34.4 29.1-40.1 69 13.3 10.2-17.1 25 4.1 2.6- 6.3
Davidson 458 69 15.0 11.3-19.8 138 30.3 25.0-36.2 134 31.0 25.5-37.1 88 18.9 14.5-24.3 29 4.7 3.0- 7.5
Durham 467 107 23.4 18.9-28.5 146 31.8 26.6-37.4 138 29.6 24.3-35.4 55 12.7 8.9-17.8 21 2.6 1.6- 4.2
Forsyth 456 87 19.0 14.7-24.1 153 37.1 31.5-43.1 137 27.4 22.8-32.6 60 13.1 9.5-17.8 19 3.4 2.0- 5.7
Gaston 447 64 14.9 11.4-19.4 139 33.8 27.9-40.2 121 27.7 22.2-34.0 73 14.3 11.0-18.6 50 9.2 6.8-12.4
Guilford 470 88 18.7 14.8-23.3 158 34.7 29.3-40.5 126 28.0 23.0-33.7 69 13.8 10.6-17.9 29 4.8 2.9- 7.7
Iredell 407 66 18.9 14.3-24.5 141 36.8 31.2-42.7 130 29.9 24.8-35.5 40 8.5 5.7-12.5 30 6.0 4.0- 9.0
Johnston 389 75 23.0 17.6-29.4 125 35.1 28.9-41.8 104 24.2 19.2-30.0 56 13.8 9.8-19.1 29 4.0 2.7- 5.9
Mecklenburg 880 200 22.5 19.2-26.1 285 34.8 30.9-38.9 263 30.0 26.2-34.0 101 10.4 8.2-13.1 31 2.4 1.6- 3.6
New Hanover 450 94 20.3 16.3-25.0 156 35.7 30.3-41.4 143 32.4 27.2-38.1 36 8.1 5.4-12.0 21 3.5 2.2- 5.5
Onslow 397 72 22.2 17.0-28.3 112 30.9 24.8-37.8 132 31.9 26.3-38.1 58 11.1 8.2-14.7 23 3.9 2.5- 6.2
Orange 419 127 32.5 26.6-38.9 149 34.7 29.2-40.7 105 22.3 17.8-27.5 24 8.5 4.6-15.2 14 2.0 1.1- 3.6
Pitt 443 78 14.9 11.7-19.0 159 39.9 33.9-46.3 118 26.9 22.0-32.4 61 12.4 9.2-16.4 27 5.9 3.7- 9.2
Randolph 457 68 15.5 12.1-19.8 132 31.6 26.4-37.2 151 33.0 27.9-38.5 64 12.1 9.1-15.8 42 7.8 5.5-11.0
Robeson 446 50 9.5 6.8-13.1 114 27.0 22.0-32.7 146 37.5 31.5-43.9 77 16.4 12.8-20.8 59 9.6 7.1-12.8
Rowan 475 84 18.5 14.4-23.5 110 25.4 20.3-31.4 159 35.5 30.2-41.2 81 14.2 11.0-18.3 41 6.3 4.5- 8.8
Union 382 72 22.6 17.7-28.4 128 31.1 26.2-36.5 110 29.5 24.3-35.2 51 12.7 9.3-17.1 21 4.1 2.5- 6.6
Wake 860 199 22.5 19.2-26.1 332 39.1 35.0-43.4 217 26.9 23.1-31.0 93 10.0 7.9-12.5 19 1.5 0.9- 2.6
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 471 88 20.1 15.8-25.1 136 29.0 24.1-34.6 151 34.6 28.9-40.7 67 12.6 9.4-16.7 29 3.7 2.4- 5.7
Northeast Partnership II 510 66 12.8 9.7-16.7 133 27.7 23.1-32.9 172 32.6 27.9-37.7 97 20.1 15.8-25.2 42 6.7 4.7- 9.6
Northeast Partnership I 516 58 13.3 9.8-17.8 123 23.2 18.9-28.1 156 31.7 26.4-37.5 114 21.7 17.5-26.6 65 10.1 7.6-13.3
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 422 74 19.4 15.0-24.9 125 29.3 24.2-35.0 125 32.3 26.3-38.9 74 14.4 10.9-18.9 24 4.5 3.0- 6.9
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 526 71 12.4 9.3-16.3 143 29.0 24.0-34.5 171 35.4 29.9-41.4 95 16.8 13.4-20.9 46 6.4 4.5- 9.0
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 429 71 16.4 12.7-21.0 123 30.2 25.1-35.8 133 30.3 25.4-35.6 57 13.2 9.8-17.5 45 9.9 7.0-13.9
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 478 75 16.3 12.4-21.1 149 32.9 27.7-38.5 162 32.8 27.9-38.2 63 12.3 8.9-16.8 29 5.7 3.7- 8.6
Chatham/Lee/Moore 525 87 17.5 13.8-22.0 168 30.5 25.9-35.5 171 33.8 28.7-39.3 66 13.5 10.3-17.4 33 4.8 3.2- 7.1
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 651 79 14.2 10.0-19.7 204 34.0 29.0-39.3 218 32.6 27.8-37.8 109 14.6 11.7-18.0 41 4.7 3.3- 6.6
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 468 65 14.3 11.0-18.3 120 30.5 25.3-36.1 170 36.0 30.8-41.6 72 12.5 9.6-16.1 41 6.8 4.5-10.0
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 408 72 20.0 15.1-26.1 120 28.4 23.1-34.3 112 27.6 22.6-33.2 69 18.2 13.7-23.7 35 5.8 3.9- 8.5
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 509 77 19.8 15.1-25.6 129 26.4 21.8-31.6 167 32.2 27.4-37.5 89 14.4 11.2-18.3 47 7.2 5.1-10.0
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 766 136 16.7 13.4-20.7 212 29.6 25.4-34.1 237 31.6 27.2-36.3 112 15.2 11.8-19.2 69 7.0 5.2- 9.3
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 1,185 163 15.6 13.0-18.5 302 25.8 22.7-29.1 379 33.5 29.9-37.3 226 18.1 15.4-21.2 115 7.1 5.7- 8.7
No 16,038 2,859 18.7 17.9-19.6 4,931 32.5 31.5-33.6 4,889 30.6 29.6-31.6 2,264 13.2 12.5-13.9 1,095 5.0 4.6- 5.4
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 5,553 879 16.3 15.1-17.7 1,608 30.3 28.7-32.0 1,758 32.6 30.9-34.4 869 14.7 13.6-16.0 439 6.0 5.3- 6.7
Piedmont 9,671 1,786 19.6 18.6-20.8 3,051 33.7 32.3-35.0 2,921 29.9 28.7-31.2 1,320 12.6 11.7-13.4 593 4.2 3.8- 4.7
Western NC 1,999 357 18.8 16.6-21.2 574 30.1 27.5-32.9 589 30.1 27.4-32.9 301 14.3 12.4-16.6 178 6.7 5.6- 8.0
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 1,219 233 19.1 16.3-22.2 360 31.7 28.2-35.4 350 28.6 25.2-32.1 170 14.1 11.5-17.1 106 6.6 5.2- 8.3
Northwest 3,279 546 17.8 16.0-19.7 962 31.2 29.1-33.4 1,019 31.0 29.0-33.1 507 14.2 12.7-15.8 245 5.8 4.9- 6.8
Charlotte 2,548 483 20.8 18.7-23.2 791 32.7 30.2-35.2 764 30.0 27.6-32.5 351 12.3 10.7-14.0 159 4.2 3.5- 5.0
Greensboro 2,223 407 18.2 16.2-20.5 706 32.9 30.2-35.8 669 30.5 27.9-33.3 291 13.1 11.3-15.1 150 5.2 4.1- 6.6
Southern Regional 1,789 248 14.1 12.0-16.5 488 28.7 25.6-31.9 614 36.0 32.7-39.5 286 15.0 13.0-17.2 153 6.2 5.1- 7.6
Coastal 877 163 17.7 14.9-20.9 283 32.6 28.9-36.6 277 31.1 27.5-35.0 92 11.5 9.1-14.5 62 7.1 5.1- 9.6
Wake 2,423 498 21.9 19.7-24.2 823 35.9 33.2-38.6 683 28.2 25.7-30.8 306 11.4 9.9-13.2 113 2.6 2.1- 3.3
Area L 699 88 14.0 10.9-17.8 180 26.5 22.5-30.9 229 35.0 30.1-40.2 139 17.7 14.3-21.6 63 6.9 5.2- 9.1
Eastern 2,166 356 17.0 15.1-19.2 640 31.4 28.8-34.1 663 31.4 28.8-34.1 348 15.0 13.2-17.0 159 5.3 4.4- 6.3

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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.

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