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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 16,732 2,277 12.3 11.7-13.0 14,455 87.7 87.0-88.3
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 448 66 11.6 8.8-15.2 382 88.4 84.8-91.2
Buncombe 442 66 12.8 9.4-17.1 376 87.2 82.9-90.6
Cabarrus 414 57 12.7 9.0-17.5 357 87.3 82.5-91.0
Catawba 435 62 10.9 7.8-14.9 373 89.1 85.1-92.2
Cumberland 443 65 14.4 10.7-19.1 378 85.6 80.9-89.3
Davidson 443 46 10.3 7.2-14.6 397 89.7 85.4-92.8
Durham 456 55 11.0 7.8-15.2 401 89.0 84.8-92.2
Forsyth 447 49 12.1 8.6-16.8 398 87.9 83.2-91.4
Gaston 436 74 16.3 11.4-22.8 362 83.7 77.2-88.6
Guilford 454 54 12.1 8.6-16.7 400 87.9 83.3-91.4
Iredell 390 35 7.7 5.2-11.1 355 92.3 88.9-94.8
Johnston 378 49 11.5 8.1-16.2 329 88.5 83.8-91.9
Mecklenburg 856 85 8.9 6.6-11.8 771 91.1 88.2-93.4
New Hanover 437 43 8.5 6.0-12.0 394 91.5 88.0-94.0
Onslow 387 54 16.4 10.8-24.2 333 83.6 75.8-89.2
Orange 416 31 5.2 3.4- 7.8 385 94.8 92.2-96.6
Pitt 428 58 15.6 10.6-22.4 370 84.4 77.6-89.4
Randolph 442 64 12.5 9.3-16.7 378 87.5 83.3-90.7
Robeson 434 90 18.3 14.2-23.1 344 81.7 76.9-85.8
Rowan 458 67 12.9 9.9-16.8 391 87.1 83.2-90.1
Union 372 29 8.5 5.3-13.4 343 91.5 86.6-94.7
Wake 837 79 7.6 5.8- 9.9 758 92.4 90.1-94.2
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 456 52 10.5 7.2-15.1 404 89.5 84.9-92.8
Northeast Partnership II 493 83 15.7 12.4-19.8 410 84.3 80.2-87.6
Northeast Partnership I 502 104 19.1 14.5-24.7 398 80.9 75.3-85.5
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 415 50 11.6 8.2-16.1 365 88.4 83.9-91.8
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 505 87 17.5 12.7-23.6 418 82.5 76.4-87.3
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 414 69 16.4 12.6-20.9 345 83.6 79.1-87.4
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 463 69 13.9 10.6-18.1 394 86.1 81.9-89.4
Chatham/Lee/Moore 514 75 13.4 10.0-17.8 439 86.6 82.2-90.0
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 619 99 15.5 12.1-19.5 520 84.5 80.5-87.9
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 460 70 14.5 10.9-19.1 390 85.5 80.9-89.1
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 397 60 13.0 9.7-17.2 337 87.0 82.8-90.3
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 496 76 13.6 10.5-17.4 420 86.4 82.6-89.5
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 745 105 12.3 9.7-15.5 640 87.7 84.5-90.3
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 1,150 204 15.1 12.7-17.8 946 84.9 82.2-87.3
No 15,582 2,073 12.2 11.5-12.9 13,509 87.8 87.1-88.5
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 5,381 815 14.6 13.2-16.1 4,566 85.4 83.9-86.8
Piedmont 9,400 1,173 11.0 10.2-11.9 8,227 89.0 88.1-89.8
Western NC 1,951 289 12.9 11.2-14.8 1,662 87.1 85.2-88.8
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 1,187 171 12.4 10.3-14.9 1,016 87.6 85.1-89.7
Northwest 3,188 416 12.4 11.0-14.0 2,772 87.6 86.0-89.0
Charlotte 2,476 302 10.9 9.3-12.7 2,174 89.1 87.3-90.7
Greensboro 2,161 271 11.7 9.8-13.8 1,890 88.3 86.2-90.2
Southern Regional 1,728 294 16.7 13.8-20.0 1,434 83.3 80.0-86.2
Coastal 847 115 13.7 11.1-16.8 732 86.3 83.2-88.9
Wake 2,359 293 9.9 8.5-11.4 2,066 90.1 88.6-91.5
Area L 684 112 14.5 11.2-18.5 572 85.5 81.5-88.8
Eastern 2,102 303 13.7 11.8-15.9 1,799 86.3 84.1-88.2

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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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