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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,849 487 27.1 24.5-29.8 1,362 72.9 70.2-75.5
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 53 10 16.7 8.7-29.4 43 83.3 70.6-91.3
Buncombe 32 10 30.4 15.6-50.9 22 69.6 49.1-84.4
Cabarrus 43 10 28.0 15.2-45.7 33 72.0 54.3-84.8
Catawba 56 11 18.9 10.3-32.1 45 81.1 67.9-89.7
Cumberland 39 7 15.8 7.3-30.8 32 84.2 69.2-92.7
Davidson 62 15 22.2 13.0-35.3 47 77.8 64.7-87.0
Durham 38 11 26.0 13.7-43.6 27 74.0 56.4-86.3
Forsyth 57 17 30.8 19.0-45.8 40 69.2 54.2-81.0
Gaston 53 12 23.7 12.9-39.4 41 76.3 60.6-87.1
Guilford 55 18 26.3 15.6-40.8 37 73.7 59.2-84.4
Iredell 37 7 15.6 6.6-32.6 30 84.4 67.4-93.4
Johnston 51 13 26.6 15.5-41.7 38 73.4 58.3-84.5
Mecklenburg 69 11 15.4 8.0-27.4 58 84.6 72.6-92.0
New Hanover 39 12 27.1 14.7-44.5 27 72.9 55.5-85.3
Onslow 46 12 27.6 14.9-45.3 34 72.4 54.7-85.1
Orange 30 13 56.9 35.5-76.0 17 43.1 24.0-64.5
Pitt 40 10 24.3 11.7-43.7 30 75.7 56.3-88.3
Randolph 29 5 18.5 7.7-38.4 24 81.5 61.6-92.3
Robeson 64 25 37.5 24.8-52.2 39 62.5 47.8-75.2
Rowan 76 21 31.0 19.6-45.3 55 69.0 54.7-80.4
Union 33 11 28.0 14.7-46.8 22 72.0 53.2-85.3
Wake 56 12 29.4 15.7-48.3 44 70.6 51.7-84.3
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 39 8 25.0 12.1-44.5 31 75.0 55.5-87.9
Northeast Partnership II 71 14 20.2 11.5-33.1 57 79.8 66.9-88.5
Northeast Partnership I 102 29 27.0 17.9-38.6 73 73.0 61.4-82.1
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 51 15 23.1 13.1-37.4 36 76.9 62.6-86.9
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 74 25 39.6 27.1-53.6 49 60.4 46.4-72.9
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 49 13 35.7 20.7-54.1 36 64.3 45.9-79.3
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 53 12 24.8 13.3-41.6 41 75.2 58.4-86.7
Chatham/Lee/Moore 48 15 39.0 24.5-55.8 33 61.0 44.2-75.5
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 73 22 27.0 17.1-40.0 51 73.0 60.0-82.9
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 56 15 24.5 13.8-39.7 41 75.5 60.3-86.2
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 40 14 38.8 23.5-56.5 26 61.2 43.5-76.5
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 56 14 31.9 19.4-47.7 42 68.1 52.3-80.6
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 79 18 20.3 11.7-32.7 61 79.7 67.3-88.3
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 185 47 25.1 18.2-33.5 138 74.9 66.5-81.8
No 1,664 440 27.2 24.6-30.1 1,224 72.8 69.9-75.4
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 666 184 29.1 24.8-33.8 482 70.9 66.2-75.2
Piedmont 989 246 25.4 22.0-29.2 743 74.6 70.8-78.0
Western NC 194 57 28.4 21.6-36.4 137 71.6 63.6-78.4
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 111 28 22.8 14.9-33.2 83 77.2 66.8-85.1
Northwest 399 107 28.6 23.4-34.4 292 71.4 65.6-76.6
Charlotte 246 55 21.5 16.1-28.1 191 78.5 71.9-83.9
Greensboro 215 59 27.0 20.1-35.3 156 73.0 64.7-79.9
Southern Regional 203 65 32.5 24.8-41.2 138 67.5 58.8-75.2
Coastal 90 26 35.7 23.8-49.8 64 64.3 50.2-76.2
Wake 225 55 26.5 18.8-35.9 170 73.5 64.1-81.2
Area L 99 25 22.7 14.6-33.5 74 77.3 66.5-85.4
Eastern 261 67 27.6 21.2-35.1 194 72.4 64.9-78.8

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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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