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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 17,239 2,534 15.6 14.8-16.4 14,705 84.4 83.6-85.2
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 461 82 19.0 14.5-24.5 379 81.0 75.5-85.5
Buncombe 453 63 15.9 11.8-21.1 390 84.1 78.9-88.2
Cabarrus 423 62 14.2 10.2-19.5 361 85.8 80.5-89.8
Catawba 445 66 15.9 12.2-20.5 379 84.1 79.5-87.8
Cumberland 456 59 12.5 8.8-17.5 397 87.5 82.5-91.2
Davidson 459 60 14.4 10.4-19.5 399 85.6 80.5-89.6
Durham 466 59 14.0 10.1-19.1 407 86.0 80.9-89.9
Forsyth 457 53 13.1 9.4-17.9 404 86.9 82.1-90.6
Gaston 449 68 19.2 14.0-25.8 381 80.8 74.2-86.0
Guilford 470 58 13.7 10.2-18.3 412 86.3 81.7-89.8
Iredell 407 55 12.4 9.2-16.7 352 87.6 83.3-90.8
Johnston 389 48 11.8 8.0-17.0 341 88.2 83.0-92.0
Mecklenburg 882 105 13.0 10.5-16.1 777 87.0 83.9-89.5
New Hanover 450 49 12.2 8.8-16.7 401 87.8 83.3-91.2
Onslow 397 53 14.6 9.3-22.2 344 85.4 77.8-90.7
Orange 421 39 12.1 7.8-18.4 382 87.9 81.6-92.2
Pitt 443 66 14.0 10.6-18.2 377 86.0 81.8-89.4
Randolph 458 65 13.8 10.5-18.1 393 86.2 81.9-89.5
Robeson 447 97 20.8 16.6-25.8 350 79.2 74.2-83.4
Rowan 473 74 14.6 11.4-18.5 399 85.4 81.5-88.6
Union 381 63 17.2 13.1-22.3 318 82.8 77.7-86.9
Wake 859 108 12.9 10.2-16.2 751 87.1 83.8-89.8
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 472 77 19.0 14.2-24.9 395 81.0 75.1-85.8
Northeast Partnership II 511 81 17.9 13.8-22.9 430 82.1 77.1-86.2
Northeast Partnership I 518 96 22.0 17.0-28.0 422 78.0 72.0-83.0
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 425 62 14.4 10.6-19.2 363 85.6 80.8-89.4
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 526 98 20.4 15.6-26.3 428 79.6 73.7-84.4
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 430 73 18.4 14.3-23.4 357 81.6 76.6-85.7
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 479 88 18.1 14.2-22.8 391 81.9 77.2-85.8
Chatham/Lee/Moore 526 50 12.2 8.7-16.8 476 87.8 83.2-91.3
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 650 106 18.5 14.5-23.1 544 81.5 76.9-85.5
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 469 66 15.2 11.4-20.0 403 84.8 80.0-88.6
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 409 69 17.6 13.5-22.4 340 82.4 77.6-86.5
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 511 96 18.8 15.0-23.4 415 81.2 76.6-85.0
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 767 120 16.4 13.2-20.3 647 83.6 79.7-86.8
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 1,188 209 20.6 17.4-24.3 979 79.4 75.7-82.6
No 16,051 2,325 15.3 14.5-16.1 13,726 84.7 83.9-85.5
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 5,562 878 17.1 15.7-18.7 4,684 82.9 81.3-84.3
Piedmont 9,673 1,338 14.5 13.5-15.5 8,335 85.5 84.5-86.5
Western NC 2,004 318 16.7 14.7-19.0 1,686 83.3 81.0-85.3
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 1,220 183 16.3 13.6-19.3 1,037 83.7 80.7-86.4
Northwest 3,280 480 15.0 13.4-16.7 2,800 85.0 83.3-86.6
Charlotte 2,552 367 15.3 13.4-17.4 2,185 84.7 82.6-86.6
Greensboro 2,225 305 15.3 13.2-17.6 1,920 84.7 82.4-86.8
Southern Regional 1,792 303 17.7 14.9-20.9 1,489 82.3 79.1-85.1
Coastal 878 119 15.8 12.9-19.2 759 84.2 80.8-87.1
Wake 2,422 321 13.2 11.4-15.3 2,101 86.8 84.7-88.6
Area L 702 126 19.5 15.6-23.9 576 80.5 76.1-84.4
Eastern 2,168 330 17.1 14.8-19.7 1,838 82.9 80.3-85.2

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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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