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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 15,261 13,213 84.0 83.1-84.9 1,103 8.7 8.0- 9.5 945 7.2 6.6- 7.9
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 400 350 82.6 75.6-88.0 28 6.7 4.4-10.1 22 10.7 6.0-18.2
Buncombe 401 355 87.8 82.4-91.7 22 7.3 4.1-12.8 24 4.9 3.1- 7.7
Cabarrus 379 322 79.8 73.1-85.1 33 10.7 7.1-15.9 24 9.5 5.6-15.6
Catawba 399 350 86.4 81.6-90.0 24 6.5 4.1-10.2 25 7.1 4.5-11.0
Cumberland 410 348 82.9 77.4-87.2 36 11.1 7.4-16.3 26 6.1 3.9- 9.3
Davidson 402 352 83.2 76.2-88.5 31 10.9 6.6-17.4 19 5.9 3.0-11.2
Durham 426 351 75.9 69.2-81.5 41 11.5 7.8-16.7 34 12.6 8.2-18.8
Forsyth 403 357 86.3 80.8-90.4 25 7.1 4.2-11.9 21 6.6 4.0-10.8
Gaston 389 355 91.5 87.8-94.2 20 4.6 2.7- 7.6 14 3.9 2.2- 6.8
Guilford 420 358 82.6 76.5-87.4 30 7.5 4.8-11.5 32 9.9 6.0-15.8
Iredell 360 321 89.5 84.9-92.9 26 6.7 4.0-11.0 13 3.8 2.1- 6.7
Johnston 344 302 84.2 77.3-89.3 23 9.4 5.5-15.6 19 6.3 3.3-11.7
Mecklenburg 780 673 81.0 76.5-84.8 54 10.4 7.4-14.4 53 8.6 6.1-11.9
New Hanover 392 355 88.3 82.9-92.1 26 8.1 5.1-12.6 11 3.6 1.6- 8.2
Onslow 361 313 85.0 79.0-89.5 26 7.9 4.9-12.2 22 7.2 3.9-12.6
Orange 379 338 86.6 80.8-90.9 24 6.5 3.7-11.3 17 6.8 4.0-11.5
Pitt 390 341 83.8 78.1-88.2 27 8.7 5.5-13.4 22 7.5 4.6-12.1
Randolph 409 354 86.8 82.2-90.4 24 6.9 4.2-11.2 31 6.3 4.2- 9.3
Robeson 395 329 79.3 73.0-84.4 33 10.1 6.5-15.4 33 10.6 7.0-15.8
Rowan 422 367 87.0 82.7-90.4 28 6.7 4.4-10.2 27 6.3 4.1- 9.5
Union 351 314 88.8 84.2-92.2 17 5.5 3.2- 9.5 20 5.7 3.5- 9.1
Wake 768 663 83.6 79.3-87.1 58 10.4 7.3-14.5 47 6.0 4.3- 8.3
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 415 369 84.4 77.4-89.5 27 10.9 6.4-18.0 19 4.7 2.6- 8.3
Northeast Partnership II 451 366 78.3 73.0-82.8 50 13.4 9.7-18.3 35 8.3 5.6-12.0
Northeast Partnership I 451 369 80.1 74.8-84.6 38 9.4 6.4-13.5 44 10.5 7.2-15.1
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 382 342 86.1 79.2-90.9 19 7.9 4.0-14.9 21 6.1 3.6-10.2
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 456 384 83.2 78.1-87.2 40 9.2 6.1-13.6 32 7.7 5.2-11.2
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 365 310 84.3 79.1-88.5 28 8.0 5.2-12.2 27 7.6 4.8-11.9
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 425 363 76.9 69.9-82.6 38 13.9 9.5-20.0 24 9.2 5.4-15.2
Chatham/Lee/Moore 467 407 80.4 74.5-85.1 29 8.3 5.4-12.4 31 11.4 7.5-16.8
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 580 488 79.0 73.6-83.6 48 11.0 7.6-15.6 44 10.0 6.8-14.5
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 417 371 88.2 83.6-91.7 27 6.0 3.9- 9.1 19 5.8 3.2-10.1
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 350 305 85.7 79.9-90.0 21 6.8 3.7-12.0 24 7.6 4.7-11.8
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 450 389 87.9 83.2-91.4 32 6.3 3.9-10.1 29 5.8 3.5- 9.5
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 672 582 86.2 81.9-89.6 50 7.4 5.1-10.6 40 6.4 4.0-10.1
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 1,042 857 78.8 74.8-82.4 97 12.3 9.3-16.1 88 8.9 6.8-11.6
No 14,219 12,356 84.3 83.4-85.2 1,006 8.5 7.8- 9.3 857 7.1 6.5- 7.8
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 4,902 4,196 83.0 81.3-84.5 387 9.9 8.6-11.3 319 7.1 6.2- 8.2
Piedmont 8,606 7,489 83.9 82.7-85.1 607 8.7 7.8- 9.8 510 7.3 6.5- 8.2
Western NC 1,753 1,528 86.4 83.9-88.6 109 6.5 5.1- 8.4 116 7.1 5.5- 9.1
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 1,073 937 86.7 83.4-89.4 72 7.4 5.4-10.0 64 5.9 4.1- 8.5
Northwest 2,894 2,536 86.4 84.5-88.1 194 7.0 5.8- 8.5 164 6.6 5.3- 8.0
Charlotte 2,266 1,983 84.2 81.7-86.4 152 8.9 7.1-11.0 131 6.9 5.5- 8.6
Greensboro 1,982 1,723 83.7 80.8-86.2 128 7.1 5.6- 8.9 131 9.2 7.1-11.8
Southern Regional 1,583 1,333 81.6 78.6-84.3 134 10.5 8.3-13.2 116 7.9 6.3- 9.9
Coastal 758 669 86.1 82.5-89.1 52 7.3 5.3-10.0 37 6.5 4.4- 9.6
Wake 2,165 1,861 82.0 79.3-84.4 171 10.5 8.5-12.9 133 7.5 6.1- 9.3
Area L 620 528 81.5 75.9-86.0 51 11.9 8.0-17.3 41 6.7 4.4-10.0
Eastern 1,920 1,643 83.2 80.5-85.5 149 9.5 7.6-11.9 128 7.3 5.9- 9.0

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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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