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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 17,226 14,750 80.9 79.9-81.8 2,476 19.1 18.2-20.1
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 460 381 76.6 70.2-81.9 79 23.4 18.1-29.8
Buncombe 452 381 79.3 73.4-84.2 71 20.7 15.8-26.6
Cabarrus 422 366 84.0 78.1-88.5 56 16.0 11.5-21.9
Catawba 445 377 79.5 73.9-84.1 68 20.5 15.9-26.1
Cumberland 455 391 83.1 77.3-87.6 64 16.9 12.4-22.7
Davidson 458 385 77.0 70.3-82.5 73 23.0 17.5-29.7
Durham 467 386 73.9 67.3-79.6 81 26.1 20.4-32.7
Forsyth 456 414 86.8 81.8-90.6 42 13.2 9.4-18.2
Gaston 449 391 80.3 72.5-86.4 58 19.7 13.6-27.5
Guilford 469 412 81.4 75.2-86.3 57 18.6 13.7-24.8
Iredell 404 356 86.3 80.9-90.4 48 13.7 9.6-19.1
Johnston 389 339 81.7 74.6-87.1 50 18.3 12.9-25.4
Mecklenburg 880 770 82.1 77.9-85.5 110 17.9 14.5-22.1
New Hanover 450 402 86.7 81.8-90.5 48 13.3 9.5-18.2
Onslow 395 352 87.3 81.5-91.5 43 12.7 8.5-18.5
Orange 420 381 85.2 78.3-90.1 39 14.8 9.9-21.7
Pitt 443 377 83.3 78.2-87.4 66 16.7 12.6-21.8
Randolph 458 397 82.1 76.6-86.6 61 17.9 13.4-23.4
Robeson 448 358 75.2 69.4-80.1 90 24.8 19.9-30.6
Rowan 475 412 83.6 78.0-88.0 63 16.4 12.0-22.0
Union 382 335 85.2 79.8-89.3 47 14.8 10.7-20.2
Wake 861 761 85.5 81.6-88.6 100 14.5 11.4-18.4
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 470 385 78.3 72.3-83.2 85 21.7 16.8-27.7
Northeast Partnership II 510 440 82.9 77.9-87.0 70 17.1 13.0-22.1
Northeast Partnership I 519 437 80.6 75.3-85.0 82 19.4 15.0-24.7
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 424 369 83.0 76.7-87.9 55 17.0 12.1-23.3
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 524 437 77.3 70.9-82.7 87 22.7 17.3-29.1
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 429 360 80.5 75.3-84.8 69 19.5 15.2-24.7
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 479 408 80.2 74.5-84.9 71 19.8 15.1-25.5
Chatham/Lee/Moore 526 453 78.8 73.2-83.5 73 21.2 16.5-26.8
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 650 538 76.8 71.7-81.2 112 23.2 18.8-28.3
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 470 397 77.0 71.2-81.9 73 23.0 18.1-28.8
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 408 342 78.3 72.1-83.4 66 21.7 16.6-27.9
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 511 433 79.8 74.2-84.3 78 20.2 15.7-25.8
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 768 627 76.7 71.7-81.1 141 23.3 18.9-28.3
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 1,187 1,000 79.6 75.9-82.8 187 20.4 17.2-24.1
No 16,039 13,750 81.0 80.0-81.9 2,289 19.0 18.1-20.0
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 5,555 4,728 81.0 79.3-82.6 827 19.0 17.4-20.7
Piedmont 9,668 8,359 81.9 80.6-83.1 1,309 18.1 16.9-19.4
Western NC 2,003 1,663 77.1 74.1-79.8 340 22.9 20.2-25.9
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 1,220 1,008 77.5 73.7-81.0 212 22.5 19.0-26.3
Northwest 3,276 2,820 81.2 79.1-83.1 456 18.8 16.9-20.9
Charlotte 2,549 2,210 81.5 79.0-83.8 339 18.5 16.2-21.0
Greensboro 2,223 1,921 80.4 77.5-83.1 302 19.6 16.9-22.5
Southern Regional 1,792 1,498 78.5 74.9-81.7 294 21.5 18.3-25.1
Coastal 876 752 82.1 78.5-85.1 124 17.9 14.9-21.5
Wake 2,424 2,090 82.2 79.7-84.5 334 17.8 15.5-20.3
Area L 703 598 81.1 76.1-85.2 105 18.9 14.8-23.9
Eastern 2,163 1,853 82.4 79.9-84.7 310 17.6 15.3-20.1

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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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