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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No Don't know/Not sure
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,283 7,745 46.3 45.2-47.4 4,826 34.9 33.9-36.0 2,712 18.8 17.9-19.7
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 401 202 44.8 38.6-51.1 120 33.4 27.4-39.9 79 21.9 16.7-28.0
Buncombe 402 221 52.3 45.7-58.8 118 33.8 27.6-40.7 63 13.9 10.4-18.3
Cabarrus 379 203 45.9 39.8-52.1 100 31.1 25.4-37.4 76 23.0 17.4-29.8
Catawba 399 209 45.8 39.9-51.9 113 34.0 28.2-40.3 77 20.2 15.7-25.7
Cumberland 410 183 42.8 36.8-49.0 150 37.1 31.4-43.1 77 20.2 15.7-25.5
Davidson 401 187 39.3 33.3-45.6 142 41.0 34.6-47.8 72 19.7 14.7-25.8
Durham 427 201 41.2 35.4-47.3 159 37.9 32.2-44.0 67 20.9 15.7-27.3
Forsyth 405 209 46.0 39.9-52.2 131 37.6 31.6-44.0 65 16.4 12.6-21.2
Gaston 390 225 50.5 43.8-57.3 103 34.7 27.7-42.4 62 14.8 11.1-19.4
Guilford 421 210 45.7 39.7-51.7 144 35.9 30.2-42.1 67 18.4 13.6-24.4
Iredell 361 192 54.0 47.7-60.2 109 28.7 23.4-34.5 60 17.3 13.1-22.5
Johnston 344 185 49.0 42.1-56.0 102 33.0 26.5-40.3 57 17.9 13.2-23.9
Mecklenburg 782 403 48.2 43.8-52.6 244 33.1 29.1-37.4 135 18.7 15.4-22.6
New Hanover 393 223 51.7 45.5-57.9 113 32.7 27.0-39.0 57 15.6 11.6-20.5
Onslow 361 171 40.9 34.2-47.9 137 41.3 34.8-48.1 53 17.8 12.7-24.4
Orange 379 199 47.5 40.9-54.2 125 34.5 28.5-41.1 55 18.0 12.9-24.5
Pitt 390 185 41.7 35.7-47.9 129 34.7 28.6-41.5 76 23.6 18.5-29.6
Randolph 410 223 49.1 43.2-54.9 116 35.0 29.3-41.1 71 16.0 12.2-20.7
Robeson 397 179 38.5 32.5-44.8 135 40.4 34.1-47.0 83 21.1 16.5-26.6
Rowan 424 236 51.7 45.5-57.9 116 30.7 25.2-36.8 72 17.5 12.9-23.4
Union 351 189 51.2 44.9-57.4 100 31.9 26.2-38.1 62 17.0 12.8-22.1
Wake 768 351 41.3 36.9-45.8 280 39.6 35.1-44.2 137 19.1 15.8-22.9
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 416 201 43.5 37.5-49.7 140 38.2 32.0-44.7 75 18.4 14.0-23.8
Northeast Partnership II 453 202 38.9 33.7-44.4 152 36.7 31.4-42.3 99 24.4 19.5-30.0
Northeast Partnership I 452 211 46.5 40.5-52.7 141 31.5 26.3-37.3 100 21.9 17.4-27.3
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 382 199 46.2 39.9-52.6 118 33.4 27.5-39.8 65 20.5 14.8-27.5
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 456 232 47.9 41.8-54.0 126 31.2 25.7-37.2 98 20.9 16.8-25.8
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 365 195 49.1 43.0-55.2 104 30.9 25.3-37.2 66 20.0 15.3-25.7
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 426 186 36.7 31.5-42.3 164 42.7 36.8-48.8 76 20.6 15.6-26.5
Chatham/Lee/Moore 467 237 46.0 40.5-51.7 140 31.5 26.4-37.2 90 22.4 17.6-28.1
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 580 281 44.2 39.1-49.5 189 34.2 29.3-39.4 110 21.6 17.1-26.9
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 417 212 48.5 42.7-54.4 129 32.5 27.1-38.3 76 19.0 14.8-24.1
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 350 208 52.6 45.7-59.3 101 35.9 29.3-43.1 41 11.5 8.1-16.2
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 451 238 51.2 45.2-57.1 136 34.2 28.5-40.3 77 14.7 11.2-18.9
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 673 357 49.7 44.7-54.7 200 32.4 27.8-37.4 116 17.9 14.3-22.1
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 1,046 475 41.2 37.4-45.2 345 36.7 32.8-40.8 226 22.1 18.9-25.6
No 14,237 7,270 46.6 45.5-47.7 4,481 34.8 33.7-36.0 2,486 18.6 17.7-19.5
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 4,909 2,397 44.7 42.9-46.6 1,590 34.9 33.1-36.8 922 20.3 18.8-21.9
Piedmont 8,619 4,383 45.7 44.3-47.2 2,733 35.7 34.3-37.2 1,503 18.5 17.4-19.7
Western NC 1,755 965 51.3 48.2-54.3 503 32.0 29.1-35.1 287 16.7 14.6-19.1
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 1,075 578 50.6 46.6-54.5 318 32.9 29.1-36.9 179 16.6 13.9-19.7
Northwest 2,898 1,526 48.5 46.1-50.9 876 33.7 31.4-36.1 496 17.8 16.0-19.7
Charlotte 2,270 1,223 49.2 46.4-52.0 663 34.0 31.3-36.7 384 16.8 14.9-19.0
Greensboro 1,985 1,012 45.9 42.8-48.9 624 35.2 32.2-38.3 349 19.0 16.5-21.7
Southern Regional 1,585 752 44.7 41.0-48.4 528 35.5 32.2-39.1 305 19.8 17.2-22.7
Coastal 759 414 49.2 44.8-53.6 217 31.1 27.1-35.5 128 19.7 16.2-23.7
Wake 2,167 1,025 42.1 39.3-45.0 762 38.4 35.5-41.3 380 19.5 17.3-22.0
Area L 622 295 43.5 38.4-48.7 204 34.2 29.5-39.4 123 22.3 17.5-28.0
Eastern 1,922 920 43.2 40.3-46.0 634 35.7 32.9-38.7 368 21.1 18.8-23.7

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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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