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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 13,018 84.4 83.6-85.2 1,138 7.5 6.9- 8.1 1,105 8.1 7.5- 8.8
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 400 353 83.5 76.4-88.8 21 5.5 3.3- 9.0 26 11.0 6.3-18.4
Buncombe 401 344 87.3 83.2-90.5 28 6.2 4.1- 9.4 29 6.4 4.3- 9.6
Cabarrus 379 314 78.4 72.0-83.7 33 10.9 7.3-15.9 32 10.7 6.8-16.5
Catawba 399 344 85.5 80.7-89.3 35 9.9 6.7-14.4 20 4.5 2.7- 7.5
Cumberland 410 357 87.3 83.0-90.6 30 7.2 4.7-10.9 23 5.6 3.6- 8.5
Davidson 402 346 86.0 80.6-90.2 33 7.6 5.1-11.2 23 6.4 3.3-11.8
Durham 426 362 79.5 73.1-84.6 29 6.7 4.4-10.2 35 13.8 9.3-20.1
Forsyth 403 351 87.1 81.6-91.1 27 5.5 3.5- 8.5 25 7.4 4.1-13.1
Gaston 389 344 84.3 76.9-89.7 24 7.4 4.8-11.5 21 8.2 3.9-16.5
Guilford 420 368 86.8 81.5-90.8 26 5.3 3.4- 8.2 26 7.9 4.6-13.2
Iredell 360 310 87.1 82.7-90.5 27 5.7 3.7- 8.6 23 7.2 4.6-11.2
Johnston 344 296 80.3 72.4-86.3 26 12.4 7.4-19.9 22 7.4 4.1-13.0
Mecklenburg 780 664 83.6 79.6-86.9 59 6.9 5.2- 9.2 57 9.5 6.7-13.3
New Hanover 392 329 81.6 75.8-86.2 36 10.6 7.1-15.4 27 7.9 4.9-12.4
Onslow 361 309 83.3 77.0-88.1 32 9.9 6.5-14.7 20 6.8 3.6-12.5
Orange 379 337 86.1 80.4-90.3 26 8.7 5.4-13.7 16 5.2 2.9- 9.2
Pitt 390 334 84.6 79.5-88.7 31 7.4 5.0-10.9 25 7.9 4.9-12.7
Randolph 409 338 83.8 79.0-87.7 26 8.1 5.1-12.6 45 8.1 5.8-11.2
Robeson 395 319 79.8 74.0-84.7 36 10.0 6.5-15.3 40 10.1 7.0-14.5
Rowan 422 344 80.0 73.8-85.0 37 9.9 6.8-14.4 41 10.1 6.2-15.8
Union 351 303 86.9 82.3-90.4 19 4.4 2.7- 7.1 29 8.7 5.8-13.0
Wake 768 668 86.6 83.3-89.4 51 7.0 5.0- 9.5 49 6.4 4.6- 8.9
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 415 345 81.6 75.4-86.5 40 10.9 6.9-16.8 30 7.5 4.8-11.7
Northeast Partnership II 451 364 80.5 75.7-84.6 46 9.3 6.6-13.0 41 10.2 7.2-14.2
Northeast Partnership I 451 370 80.5 74.1-85.6 40 10.8 6.6-17.3 41 8.7 5.9-12.6
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 382 333 87.6 82.9-91.2 21 5.4 3.3- 8.6 28 7.0 4.3-11.1
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 456 386 86.7 82.7-89.9 37 6.2 4.2- 9.0 33 7.1 4.8-10.4
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 365 312 83.1 77.0-87.8 20 7.7 4.2-13.6 33 9.3 6.2-13.6
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 425 358 81.4 75.4-86.2 37 8.7 6.1-12.3 30 9.9 5.9-16.0
Chatham/Lee/Moore 467 402 81.8 76.1-86.4 26 6.6 4.2-10.2 39 11.6 7.7-17.0
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 580 496 84.0 79.8-87.5 51 9.6 7.0-13.0 33 6.4 4.2- 9.6
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 417 354 84.6 79.8-88.5 31 6.7 4.4-10.2 32 8.6 5.7-12.9
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 350 297 84.7 79.7-88.6 23 6.3 4.0- 9.9 30 9.0 6.0-13.2
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 450 381 82.5 76.8-87.0 34 8.1 5.3-12.3 35 9.4 6.0-14.5
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 672 586 87.1 83.2-90.2 40 6.0 4.1- 8.8 46 6.9 4.6-10.2
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 1,042 850 80.9 77.2-84.1 98 9.7 7.2-13.0 94 9.4 7.3-12.1
No 14,219 12,168 84.6 83.8-85.5 1,040 7.3 6.8- 7.9 1,011 8.0 7.4- 8.7
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 4,902 4,131 83.4 81.9-84.8 404 8.8 7.7-10.0 367 7.8 6.9- 8.9
Piedmont 8,606 7,390 84.8 83.6-85.9 615 7.0 6.4- 7.7 601 8.2 7.3- 9.2
Western NC 1,753 1,497 85.2 82.8-87.3 119 6.7 5.3- 8.3 137 8.1 6.6-10.1
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 1,073 930 87.2 84.3-89.5 68 6.1 4.5- 8.2 75 6.8 5.0- 9.1
Northwest 2,894 2,460 84.6 82.6-86.4 227 7.3 6.2- 8.6 207 8.1 6.7- 9.8
Charlotte 2,266 1,948 84.0 81.6-86.2 159 7.2 6.0- 8.6 159 8.8 7.0-11.0
Greensboro 1,982 1,708 84.6 82.0-86.9 126 6.7 5.4- 8.3 148 8.6 6.8-11.0
Southern Regional 1,583 1,335 84.8 82.4-87.0 131 8.0 6.5-10.0 117 7.1 5.7- 8.9
Coastal 758 646 82.5 78.3-86.0 55 8.8 6.2-12.4 57 8.7 6.3-11.8
Wake 2,165 1,864 84.5 82.2-86.6 153 7.3 6.0- 9.0 148 8.2 6.6-10.0
Area L 620 520 82.4 77.7-86.2 51 9.6 6.6-13.7 49 8.1 5.6-11.4
Eastern 1,920 1,607 83.2 80.7-85.4 168 8.6 6.9-10.6 145 8.2 6.7-10.0

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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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