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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 9,134 7,370 76.3 75.0-77.6 1,764 23.7 22.4-25.0
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 236 199 81.0 73.4-86.8 37 19.0 13.2-26.6
Buncombe 225 185 78.1 70.1-84.4 40 21.9 15.6-29.9
Cabarrus 249 197 75.1 66.9-81.9 52 24.9 18.1-33.1
Catawba 221 182 79.8 72.1-85.8 39 20.2 14.2-27.9
Cumberland 258 213 75.2 66.4-82.3 45 24.8 17.7-33.6
Davidson 241 180 65.4 56.2-73.6 61 34.6 26.4-43.8
Durham 294 249 78.3 70.5-84.5 45 21.7 15.5-29.5
Forsyth 250 217 83.4 75.9-88.9 33 16.6 11.1-24.1
Gaston 208 165 73.4 62.7-81.9 43 26.6 18.1-37.3
Guilford 264 218 76.5 68.4-83.0 46 23.5 17.0-31.6
Iredell 227 181 76.1 68.6-82.3 46 23.9 17.7-31.4
Johnston 216 171 71.0 61.1-79.3 45 29.0 20.7-38.9
Mecklenburg 507 435 82.2 77.0-86.5 72 17.8 13.5-23.0
New Hanover 232 186 74.2 66.1-80.9 46 25.8 19.1-33.9
Onslow 221 169 68.5 59.5-76.3 52 31.5 23.7-40.5
Orange 262 225 79.2 70.2-86.1 37 20.8 13.9-29.8
Pitt 242 194 76.3 68.8-82.5 48 23.7 17.5-31.2
Randolph 248 205 81.1 74.5-86.3 43 18.9 13.7-25.5
Robeson 225 172 70.2 61.9-77.4 53 29.8 22.6-38.1
Rowan 222 185 82.2 75.1-87.6 37 17.8 12.4-24.9
Union 223 188 79.2 71.8-85.1 35 20.8 14.9-28.2
Wake 547 466 82.4 77.3-86.5 81 17.6 13.5-22.7
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 245 186 70.3 61.9-77.6 59 29.7 22.4-38.1
Northeast Partnership II 251 206 81.0 74.4-86.2 45 19.0 13.8-25.6
Northeast Partnership I 211 167 77.0 69.3-83.3 44 23.0 16.7-30.7
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 233 179 68.5 59.3-76.4 54 31.5 23.6-40.7
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 277 221 77.7 70.7-83.3 56 22.3 16.7-29.3
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 202 140 63.1 54.5-71.0 62 36.9 29.0-45.5
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 271 215 70.9 62.7-78.0 56 29.1 22.0-37.3
Chatham/Lee/Moore 237 188 75.7 68.1-82.0 49 24.3 18.0-31.9
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 316 247 73.4 66.8-79.1 69 26.6 20.9-33.2
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 229 181 73.1 65.2-79.7 48 26.9 20.3-34.8
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 215 165 72.3 64.2-79.1 50 27.7 20.9-35.8
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 260 210 75.9 68.0-82.4 50 24.1 17.6-32.0
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 369 283 74.7 68.5-80.0 86 25.3 20.0-31.5
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 559 442 75.4 70.1-80.0 117 24.6 20.0-29.9
No 8,575 6,928 76.4 75.1-77.7 1,647 23.6 22.3-24.9
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 2,882 2,261 73.1 70.7-75.4 621 26.9 24.6-29.3
Piedmont 5,262 4,324 77.9 76.2-79.6 938 22.1 20.4-23.8
Western NC 990 785 76.4 72.8-79.7 205 23.6 20.3-27.2
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 594 468 75.8 71.0-80.0 126 24.2 20.0-29.0
Northwest 1,691 1,364 76.6 73.6-79.3 327 23.4 20.7-26.4
Charlotte 1,395 1,145 77.7 74.3-80.9 250 22.3 19.1-25.7
Greensboro 1,207 1,000 77.8 73.9-81.3 207 22.2 18.7-26.1
Southern Regional 913 723 73.7 69.2-77.8 190 26.3 22.2-30.8
Coastal 436 327 68.4 62.4-73.8 109 31.6 26.2-37.6
Wake 1,428 1,183 78.8 75.5-81.8 245 21.2 18.2-24.5
Area L 349 274 73.8 66.2-80.3 75 26.2 19.7-33.8
Eastern 1,121 886 74.7 71.0-78.0 235 25.3 22.0-29.0

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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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