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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 15,271 13,943 90.3 89.6-91.0 711 4.9 4.5- 5.4 617 4.8 4.3- 5.3
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 400 368 86.8 79.4-91.9 19 6.8 3.4-13.2 13 6.3 3.0-12.7
Buncombe 402 379 93.9 90.2-96.2 15 4.4 2.4- 7.9 8 1.8 0.8- 3.8
Cabarrus 379 335 86.5 80.8-90.7 26 6.8 4.2-10.7 18 6.7 3.6-12.1
Catawba 399 366 91.3 87.3-94.2 22 5.7 3.5- 9.3 11 2.9 1.4- 5.8
Cumberland 410 379 93.3 90.1-95.5 18 3.7 2.2- 6.1 13 3.1 1.7- 5.6
Davidson 402 359 86.3 79.6-91.0 23 7.5 4.1-13.4 20 6.2 3.3-11.5
Durham 426 387 84.6 78.1-89.4 14 3.3 1.7- 6.3 25 12.1 7.6-18.6
Forsyth 403 376 92.2 86.5-95.6 17 4.9 2.2-10.6 10 2.9 1.3- 6.3
Gaston 390 361 93.3 89.8-95.6 12 2.8 1.5- 5.2 17 4.0 2.3- 6.8
Guilford 421 387 90.5 85.0-94.1 19 4.7 2.6- 8.1 15 4.8 2.2-10.4
Iredell 361 334 93.8 90.6-96.0 18 4.4 2.6- 7.3 9 1.8 0.9- 3.7
Johnston 344 321 92.6 87.3-95.8 11 2.6 1.4- 4.8 12 4.8 2.2-10.4
Mecklenburg 780 720 90.8 87.5-93.3 34 4.5 3.1- 6.5 26 4.7 2.7- 7.8
New Hanover 393 372 94.1 90.5-96.4 15 3.3 1.9- 5.8 6 2.6 1.0- 6.2
Onslow 361 335 91.9 86.4-95.2 15 3.6 2.0- 6.5 11 4.5 1.9-10.3
Orange 379 356 92.0 86.8-95.3 11 3.5 1.5- 8.0 12 4.5 2.3- 8.7
Pitt 390 351 89.9 85.5-93.0 14 3.7 2.0- 6.8 25 6.4 4.0-10.2
Randolph 409 369 89.6 85.1-92.9 16 5.3 2.9- 9.3 24 5.1 3.1- 8.3
Robeson 396 348 83.7 77.4-88.4 24 9.4 5.6-15.6 24 6.9 4.3-10.9
Rowan 423 384 89.7 83.9-93.6 24 5.0 3.2- 7.7 15 5.3 2.3-11.8
Union 351 327 90.4 85.0-94.0 9 5.0 2.4-10.3 15 4.6 2.5- 8.1
Wake 767 708 92.2 89.6-94.1 28 4.1 2.7- 6.2 31 3.7 2.5- 5.6
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 416 391 91.9 86.5-95.3 13 5.5 2.7-10.9 12 2.6 1.2- 5.6
Northeast Partnership II 453 419 92.8 89.5-95.1 17 3.5 2.0- 5.9 17 3.8 2.2- 6.4
Northeast Partnership I 451 391 85.4 80.1-89.4 30 7.0 4.5-10.6 30 7.7 4.6-12.5
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 382 350 89.1 82.4-93.5 19 5.5 3.1- 9.4 13 5.4 2.2-12.8
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 456 416 90.5 86.4-93.5 25 5.5 3.3- 8.9 15 4.0 2.2- 7.2
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 365 332 90.8 86.2-94.0 17 4.5 2.5- 8.0 16 4.6 2.5- 8.6
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 426 378 85.4 79.7-89.7 30 7.9 5.2-11.9 18 6.7 3.6-12.2
Chatham/Lee/Moore 467 423 85.7 79.9-90.1 19 7.7 4.4-13.2 25 6.6 4.0-10.6
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 580 518 87.4 83.4-90.6 35 6.7 4.6- 9.7 27 5.9 3.7- 9.2
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 417 374 89.9 85.9-92.9 23 4.6 2.9- 7.1 20 5.5 3.2- 9.3
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 349 315 89.9 85.3-93.2 17 3.6 2.1- 6.1 17 6.5 3.8-11.0
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 450 402 90.7 86.5-93.6 31 4.6 3.0- 7.0 17 4.8 2.5- 8.9
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 673 612 90.0 86.0-92.9 31 5.4 3.3- 8.5 30 4.7 2.7- 7.9
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 1,045 944 90.3 87.5-92.5 50 4.7 3.2- 6.8 51 5.0 3.4- 7.2
No 14,226 12,999 90.3 89.5-91.0 661 4.9 4.5- 5.5 566 4.8 4.2- 5.4
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 4,907 4,483 90.6 89.4-91.8 226 4.8 4.1- 5.8 198 4.5 3.7- 5.5
Piedmont 8,610 7,865 90.2 89.2-91.1 402 5.0 4.4- 5.7 343 4.8 4.1- 5.6
Western NC 1,754 1,595 90.1 87.9-92.0 83 4.6 3.5- 6.1 76 5.2 3.9- 7.1
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 1,075 991 91.3 88.4-93.5 46 5.0 3.4- 7.3 38 3.7 2.3- 5.9
Northwest 2,895 2,625 89.9 88.1-91.4 158 5.2 4.1- 6.4 112 5.0 3.8- 6.4
Charlotte 2,267 2,075 91.0 89.2-92.5 104 4.6 3.7- 5.8 88 4.4 3.2- 5.9
Greensboro 1,983 1,823 90.1 87.6-92.1 78 4.6 3.4- 6.2 82 5.3 3.8- 7.5
Southern Regional 1,584 1,425 88.8 86.4-90.9 84 6.0 4.5- 7.9 75 5.2 3.9- 6.9
Coastal 759 709 92.8 89.9-94.9 32 4.1 2.7- 6.2 18 3.1 1.7- 5.7
Wake 2,165 1,976 89.7 87.7-91.3 93 4.8 3.7- 6.2 96 5.5 4.3- 7.1
Area L 622 562 89.5 84.5-93.1 34 5.6 3.7- 8.4 26 4.9 2.2-10.4
Eastern 1,921 1,757 90.9 88.8-92.6 82 4.6 3.4- 6.2 82 4.5 3.4- 6.0

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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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