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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 15,275 9,192 60.5 59.4-61.5 3,481 22.8 21.9-23.8 2,602 16.7 15.9-17.6
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 401 241 59.4 52.6-65.7 84 22.1 16.8-28.4 76 18.6 13.7-24.7
Buncombe 402 238 63.6 57.2-69.6 93 23.6 18.1-30.0 71 12.8 9.8-16.6
Cabarrus 379 232 61.1 54.6-67.2 83 22.4 17.2-28.6 64 16.5 12.4-21.7
Catawba 399 254 64.4 58.3-70.1 87 19.4 15.1-24.4 58 16.2 11.9-21.7
Cumberland 410 239 61.8 55.9-67.4 103 23.4 18.8-28.6 68 14.8 11.3-19.2
Davidson 402 240 60.9 54.3-67.1 95 23.0 18.2-28.7 67 16.1 11.6-22.1
Durham 427 258 57.6 51.3-63.7 95 22.1 17.4-27.6 74 20.3 15.4-26.2
Forsyth 404 261 63.7 57.3-69.6 76 16.7 12.8-21.6 67 19.6 14.5-25.9
Gaston 390 239 62.4 55.7-68.7 87 22.7 17.1-29.4 64 14.9 11.3-19.4
Guilford 420 268 64.4 58.3-70.0 88 21.2 16.8-26.4 64 14.4 10.4-19.6
Iredell 361 229 65.1 58.9-70.8 76 20.1 15.5-25.6 56 14.8 11.0-19.6
Johnston 345 222 63.4 56.4-69.9 65 20.9 15.5-27.4 58 15.7 11.4-21.4
Mecklenburg 781 486 61.8 57.3-66.0 179 22.3 18.9-26.1 116 15.9 12.7-19.9
New Hanover 393 221 56.9 50.7-62.9 105 27.3 22.0-33.2 67 15.9 12.1-20.5
Onslow 361 221 59.0 51.8-65.9 88 23.7 18.7-29.5 52 17.3 11.3-25.4
Orange 379 249 67.0 60.6-72.7 85 22.4 17.5-28.3 45 10.6 7.4-14.9
Pitt 390 249 67.5 61.7-72.9 79 16.5 12.8-21.0 62 16.0 12.0-20.9
Randolph 409 252 64.0 58.2-69.4 80 20.7 16.2-26.0 77 15.3 12.0-19.4
Robeson 395 214 54.2 47.7-60.5 101 25.5 20.4-31.5 80 20.3 15.8-25.7
Rowan 423 250 60.6 54.3-66.5 96 21.6 17.1-26.8 77 17.9 13.2-23.7
Union 351 219 61.2 54.9-67.1 69 20.4 15.6-26.1 63 18.4 14.1-23.7
Wake 767 476 60.9 56.3-65.4 176 24.5 20.5-29.0 115 14.6 11.8-17.8
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 416 252 62.5 56.0-68.5 94 23.5 18.2-29.9 70 14.0 10.4-18.6
Northeast Partnership II 453 248 56.6 51.0-62.0 117 25.3 20.9-30.3 88 18.1 14.3-22.6
Northeast Partnership I 451 236 51.4 45.2-57.5 125 26.5 21.6-31.9 90 22.2 16.7-28.9
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 382 205 54.2 47.6-60.6 106 28.5 22.6-35.2 71 17.3 13.3-22.3
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 456 264 58.0 51.8-63.9 93 20.4 15.8-25.9 99 21.7 17.1-27.1
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 365 212 56.6 50.3-62.7 85 25.0 19.6-31.2 68 18.4 14.1-23.7
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 426 245 56.6 50.5-62.5 114 26.5 21.7-32.0 67 16.9 12.2-22.9
Chatham/Lee/Moore 467 275 53.5 47.7-59.2 108 25.6 20.9-31.0 84 20.9 16.1-26.7
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 580 340 57.5 52.1-62.8 137 24.3 20.1-29.1 103 18.2 14.0-23.2
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 417 255 62.9 57.1-68.4 97 22.4 17.9-27.6 65 14.7 10.9-19.6
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 350 226 64.9 58.2-71.1 70 18.6 14.3-24.0 54 16.4 11.7-22.5
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 450 270 60.7 54.7-66.4 107 23.8 19.1-29.3 73 15.5 11.5-20.6
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 673 406 58.7 53.6-63.7 138 22.5 18.3-27.5 129 18.7 15.1-23.0
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 1,045 568 56.3 52.2-60.2 276 25.1 21.8-28.7 201 18.6 15.6-22.0
No 14,230 8,624 60.7 59.6-61.8 3,205 22.7 21.7-23.7 2,401 16.6 15.8-17.5
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 4,907 2,834 58.2 56.3-60.1 1,183 23.8 22.2-25.5 890 17.9 16.5-19.4
Piedmont 8,613 5,287 61.4 60.0-62.9 1,935 22.7 21.4-23.9 1,391 15.9 14.8-17.0
Western NC 1,755 1,071 61.1 58.0-64.1 363 21.4 18.9-24.3 321 17.5 15.3-20.0
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 1,075 644 60.4 56.3-64.3 231 22.9 19.4-26.7 200 16.7 14.1-19.8
Northwest 2,897 1,802 63.0 60.6-65.3 624 20.2 18.4-22.1 471 16.8 15.0-18.9
Charlotte 2,268 1,383 61.3 58.5-64.0 516 22.9 20.6-25.3 369 15.8 13.8-18.0
Greensboro 1,983 1,245 63.4 60.4-66.4 414 21.2 18.8-23.9 324 15.3 13.1-17.8
Southern Regional 1,583 909 57.7 54.1-61.3 391 24.9 21.9-28.2 283 17.3 14.7-20.3
Coastal 759 430 55.5 51.1-59.9 185 25.0 21.3-29.2 144 19.4 16.1-23.2
Wake 2,167 1,313 59.5 56.5-62.4 504 24.4 21.8-27.2 350 16.1 14.1-18.3
Area L 622 334 54.2 48.8-59.5 166 26.2 21.6-31.4 122 19.6 15.7-24.1
Eastern 1,921 1,132 60.0 57.1-62.9 450 22.4 20.0-24.9 339 17.6 15.4-20.0

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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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