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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 15,262 4,588 31.9 30.8-32.9 6,336 40.4 39.4-41.5 4,338 27.7 26.7-28.7
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 400 123 34.6 28.8-40.9 158 33.6 28.4-39.4 119 31.8 25.6-38.6
Buncombe 401 105 31.3 25.1-38.2 190 45.5 39.1-52.0 106 23.2 18.6-28.6
Cabarrus 379 115 30.5 24.8-36.7 155 41.2 35.0-47.6 109 28.4 23.1-34.3
Catawba 399 129 36.9 30.9-43.3 169 39.7 34.0-45.6 101 23.4 18.9-28.7
Cumberland 410 138 35.7 29.9-42.0 165 37.8 32.1-43.7 107 26.5 21.4-32.4
Davidson 401 123 32.7 26.9-39.1 175 45.0 38.5-51.7 103 22.3 17.5-27.9
Durham 426 131 29.7 24.4-35.7 186 41.9 36.0-48.0 109 28.4 22.8-34.7
Forsyth 403 110 30.7 25.1-36.8 178 41.2 35.2-47.4 115 28.2 22.9-34.1
Gaston 389 114 26.8 21.9-32.4 169 45.4 38.8-52.2 106 27.8 21.7-34.8
Guilford 420 126 33.7 28.1-39.9 181 41.3 35.5-47.4 113 25.0 19.9-30.8
Iredell 360 121 34.4 28.5-40.8 129 35.9 30.0-42.1 110 29.8 24.4-35.7
Johnston 344 116 36.9 30.1-44.1 132 35.1 28.9-41.9 96 28.0 22.4-34.4
Mecklenburg 779 242 32.1 28.2-36.4 295 34.4 30.5-38.6 242 33.4 29.2-38.0
New Hanover 393 130 37.1 31.1-43.5 157 37.7 32.1-43.8 106 25.2 20.4-30.6
Onslow 361 124 38.2 31.4-45.5 133 34.7 28.8-41.1 104 27.1 21.6-33.5
Orange 379 113 33.3 27.0-40.4 179 42.8 36.5-49.4 87 23.8 18.4-30.3
Pitt 390 120 31.9 26.4-37.9 174 41.2 34.9-47.8 96 26.9 21.7-32.9
Randolph 408 106 28.2 23.1-34.0 167 43.4 37.6-49.5 135 28.3 23.7-33.5
Robeson 396 123 30.9 25.3-37.1 155 41.8 35.4-48.4 118 27.3 22.3-32.9
Rowan 423 129 35.0 29.0-41.6 166 38.0 32.3-44.1 128 27.0 22.3-32.3
Union 351 103 30.9 25.3-37.1 142 39.0 33.1-45.2 106 30.1 24.8-36.0
Wake 768 256 36.9 32.3-41.7 324 40.0 35.7-44.4 188 23.1 19.7-26.9
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 415 124 32.9 27.2-39.3 183 43.7 37.5-50.1 108 23.4 18.8-28.7
Northeast Partnership II 453 131 32.6 27.4-38.2 192 41.5 36.1-47.1 130 26.0 21.3-31.2
Northeast Partnership I 451 128 28.7 23.7-34.3 190 42.6 36.5-48.8 133 28.7 23.7-34.3
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 382 117 31.1 25.5-37.3 179 47.2 40.7-53.8 86 21.7 17.0-27.3
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 456 134 27.9 23.1-33.2 178 38.7 32.7-45.1 144 33.4 28.0-39.3
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 365 106 28.4 23.3-34.1 157 43.8 37.8-49.9 102 27.8 22.4-34.0
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 425 134 35.5 29.8-41.6 175 40.4 34.8-46.3 116 24.1 19.3-29.6
Chatham/Lee/Moore 467 129 29.9 24.9-35.5 198 41.8 36.2-47.6 140 28.3 23.5-33.6
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 580 168 27.2 23.0-31.8 227 40.4 35.2-45.8 185 32.4 27.4-37.8
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 417 118 29.4 24.4-35.0 182 41.5 35.9-47.3 117 29.2 23.8-35.2
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 350 88 27.8 22.0-34.5 146 41.7 35.1-48.6 116 30.5 24.9-36.7
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 450 127 27.7 22.8-33.2 188 41.3 35.7-47.3 135 31.0 25.5-37.1
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 671 187 30.0 25.4-35.0 262 39.2 34.4-44.1 222 30.9 26.5-35.6
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 1,044 301 31.5 27.9-35.5 446 42.7 38.7-46.8 297 25.8 22.6-29.2
No 14,218 4,287 31.9 30.8-33.0 5,890 40.3 39.2-41.4 4,041 27.8 26.8-28.8
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 4,906 1,524 32.1 30.3-33.9 2,018 40.7 38.9-42.7 1,364 27.2 25.5-28.9
Piedmont 8,604 2,595 32.5 31.1-33.9 3,588 40.2 38.8-41.7 2,421 27.3 26.0-28.6
Western NC 1,752 469 29.3 26.4-32.3 730 40.6 37.6-43.6 553 30.2 27.5-33.0
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 1,072 292 30.4 26.7-34.4 452 41.3 37.4-45.2 328 28.3 25.0-31.9
Northwest 2,894 862 31.3 29.1-33.7 1,192 40.4 38.0-42.8 840 28.3 26.1-30.5
Charlotte 2,265 677 30.3 27.9-32.9 921 38.8 36.1-41.5 667 30.9 28.3-33.7
Greensboro 1,981 568 31.9 29.0-34.9 833 40.4 37.4-43.5 580 27.7 25.0-30.6
Southern Regional 1,584 483 30.3 27.2-33.5 638 40.7 37.0-44.4 463 29.1 25.9-32.5
Coastal 759 243 33.2 29.1-37.5 313 40.1 35.9-44.4 203 26.7 22.9-30.9
Wake 2,165 701 35.1 32.2-38.1 912 40.5 37.7-43.3 552 24.4 22.1-26.9
Area L 622 176 29.7 25.2-34.7 289 47.9 42.5-53.2 157 22.4 18.5-26.9
Eastern 1,920 586 32.5 29.7-35.4 786 39.5 36.6-42.4 548 28.0 25.6-30.7

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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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