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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,290 5,379 43.7 42.5-44.9 6,911 56.3 55.1-57.5
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 323 137 40.9 34.4-47.6 186 59.1 52.4-65.6
Buncombe 306 138 43.5 36.6-50.7 168 56.5 49.3-63.4
Cabarrus 318 129 39.3 32.7-46.3 189 60.7 53.7-67.3
Catawba 306 118 39.8 33.4-46.6 188 60.2 53.4-66.6
Cumberland 356 216 59.1 52.4-65.5 140 40.9 34.5-47.6
Davidson 322 124 37.2 30.8-44.2 198 62.8 55.8-69.2
Durham 362 207 57.8 51.1-64.2 155 42.2 35.8-48.9
Forsyth 327 127 37.3 31.1-44.0 200 62.7 56.0-68.9
Gaston 301 138 48.3 40.8-56.0 163 51.7 44.0-59.2
Guilford 318 137 43.5 36.8-50.5 181 56.5 49.5-63.2
Iredell 294 114 37.1 30.7-44.0 180 62.9 56.0-69.3
Johnston 288 123 42.5 35.2-50.1 165 57.5 49.9-64.8
Mecklenburg 661 318 45.3 40.6-50.0 343 54.7 50.0-59.4
New Hanover 308 130 44.5 37.8-51.4 178 55.5 48.6-62.2
Onslow 306 188 63.6 55.7-70.8 118 36.4 29.2-44.3
Orange 327 163 49.5 42.4-56.6 164 50.5 43.4-57.6
Pitt 319 137 40.2 33.7-47.1 182 59.8 52.9-66.3
Randolph 327 125 37.7 31.7-44.2 202 62.3 55.8-68.3
Robeson 334 153 43.3 36.5-50.2 181 56.7 49.8-63.5
Rowan 308 128 42.6 35.7-49.9 180 57.4 50.1-64.3
Union 273 114 41.4 34.8-48.2 159 58.6 51.8-65.2
Wake 687 315 48.0 43.2-52.8 372 52.0 47.2-56.8
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 328 141 41.3 34.7-48.2 187 58.7 51.8-65.3
Northeast Partnership II 357 143 41.0 34.9-47.4 214 59.0 52.6-65.1
Northeast Partnership I 351 154 46.7 39.8-53.7 197 53.3 46.3-60.2
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 301 126 42.7 35.5-50.1 175 57.3 49.9-64.5
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 391 172 43.1 36.9-49.6 219 56.9 50.4-63.1
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 287 128 46.8 40.3-53.5 159 53.2 46.5-59.7
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 358 133 40.5 34.3-47.0 225 59.5 53.0-65.7
Chatham/Lee/Moore 320 141 50.6 43.8-57.5 179 49.4 42.5-56.2
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 476 221 41.2 35.4-47.2 255 58.8 52.8-64.6
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 325 120 40.2 33.8-46.8 205 59.8 53.2-66.2
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 288 110 37.5 30.5-45.0 178 62.5 55.0-69.5
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 331 125 38.3 31.9-45.1 206 61.7 54.9-68.1
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 506 186 36.6 31.1-42.4 320 63.4 57.6-68.9
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 821 344 42.6 38.2-47.1 477 57.4 52.9-61.8
No 11,469 5,035 43.8 42.6-45.0 6,434 56.2 55.0-57.4
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 4,021 1,875 46.1 44.0-48.1 2,146 53.9 51.9-56.0
Piedmont 6,916 2,985 44.1 42.5-45.7 3,931 55.9 54.3-57.5
Western NC 1,353 519 37.7 34.3-41.1 834 62.3 58.9-65.7
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 812 324 38.9 34.6-43.5 488 61.1 56.5-65.4
Northwest 2,275 874 38.0 35.4-40.6 1,401 62.0 59.4-64.6
Charlotte 1,826 808 43.6 40.6-46.7 1,018 56.4 53.3-59.4
Greensboro 1,577 668 42.7 39.3-46.2 909 57.3 53.8-60.7
Southern Regional 1,312 666 48.2 44.3-52.2 646 51.8 47.8-55.7
Coastal 595 262 46.6 41.9-51.5 333 53.4 48.5-58.1
Wake 1,844 851 48.7 45.5-51.8 993 51.3 48.2-54.5
Area L 488 210 42.0 36.3-48.0 278 58.0 52.0-63.7
Eastern 1,561 716 45.7 42.5-49.0 845 54.3 51.0-57.5

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported being less than age 65 years.

^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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