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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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None 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days 30 days
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 16,999 12,167 71.3 70.3-72.2 1,214 8.0 7.4- 8.6 1,417 8.6 8.0- 9.2 1,197 6.9 6.4- 7.5 1,004 5.2 4.8- 5.7
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 457 316 67.6 61.8-72.9 37 10.4 7.0-15.1 43 9.6 6.6-13.8 27 5.8 3.7- 8.8 34 6.7 4.5- 9.7
Buncombe 445 307 68.3 62.0-74.0 40 10.6 7.1-15.6 38 10.4 6.6-16.2 36 6.2 4.3- 8.8 24 4.4 2.6- 7.4
Cabarrus 414 292 69.5 63.3-75.2 28 10.2 6.5-15.9 38 8.1 5.5-11.7 34 8.6 5.4-13.5 22 3.5 2.2- 5.5
Catawba 438 326 74.2 68.6-79.1 32 8.9 5.8-13.4 36 7.0 4.8-10.1 24 6.0 3.4-10.2 20 3.9 2.4- 6.4
Cumberland 452 331 74.7 69.5-79.2 30 6.7 4.4-10.1 37 8.0 5.4-11.9 22 4.5 2.8- 7.2 32 6.1 4.1- 9.0
Davidson 455 335 75.7 70.4-80.3 30 7.8 5.1-11.6 31 6.4 4.0-10.0 34 6.0 4.0- 8.8 25 4.2 2.5- 6.9
Durham 464 316 69.5 63.8-74.6 50 11.1 7.9-15.4 45 11.1 7.7-15.7 30 5.5 3.6- 8.4 23 2.9 1.8- 4.5
Forsyth 455 321 68.1 62.0-73.5 26 6.0 3.5-10.1 45 11.5 7.9-16.6 33 7.7 5.1-11.5 30 6.7 4.3-10.3
Gaston 440 310 72.0 66.5-76.9 14 2.7 1.5- 4.8 35 8.3 5.6-12.2 40 8.4 5.8-11.9 41 8.6 6.0-12.0
Guilford 467 347 73.8 68.4-78.5 26 4.8 3.1- 7.4 36 9.5 6.4-14.1 28 5.1 3.4- 7.5 30 6.8 4.3-10.6
Iredell 402 293 71.7 65.8-77.0 25 9.1 5.5-14.7 33 8.0 5.4-11.8 31 6.2 4.2- 9.2 20 4.9 2.9- 8.1
Johnston 386 275 73.1 67.1-78.4 29 6.8 4.3-10.5 33 10.1 6.6-15.1 25 5.1 3.1- 8.2 24 5.0 3.1- 8.0
Mecklenburg 875 619 70.4 66.4-74.1 85 10.0 7.9-12.5 79 10.5 7.8-14.1 57 5.7 4.3- 7.6 35 3.5 2.4- 5.0
New Hanover 442 297 65.9 60.2-71.1 45 10.8 7.9-14.8 46 10.5 7.6-14.5 32 8.5 5.5-12.8 22 4.3 2.7- 6.8
Onslow 393 272 70.1 64.1-75.4 24 5.6 3.4- 9.1 35 9.5 6.5-13.7 29 7.8 5.1-11.8 33 7.0 4.8-10.2
Orange 417 283 66.2 59.7-72.1 38 8.9 6.1-13.0 58 16.9 12.0-23.1 25 5.3 3.4- 8.2 13 2.7 1.4- 5.0
Pitt 434 320 74.0 68.7-78.6 33 7.8 5.2-11.7 34 7.3 4.9-10.7 29 7.2 4.8-10.7 18 3.7 2.1- 6.4
Randolph 448 321 73.2 67.9-77.9 36 9.2 6.3-13.3 30 6.6 4.0-10.7 30 5.4 3.7- 7.9 31 5.5 3.6- 8.4
Robeson 444 299 70.7 65.3-75.5 24 5.0 3.0- 8.1 34 6.5 4.4- 9.5 44 10.0 7.1-13.9 43 7.8 5.5-11.0
Rowan 470 340 71.7 66.1-76.7 29 5.2 3.4- 8.0 35 8.0 5.4-11.8 38 6.7 4.7- 9.3 28 8.4 5.2-13.3
Union 379 289 73.1 67.1-78.3 20 4.9 3.0- 7.8 35 10.4 7.1-14.9 23 8.9 5.4-14.1 12 2.8 1.5- 5.3
Wake 849 599 69.4 65.2-73.2 92 12.3 9.6-15.7 81 11.0 8.5-14.3 51 5.3 3.9- 7.2 26 2.0 1.3- 3.0
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 462 339 68.3 61.9-74.0 29 6.3 3.9-10.0 40 9.5 6.6-13.5 29 10.0 6.0-16.4 25 5.9 3.6- 9.6
Northeast Partnership II 504 357 72.5 67.6-76.9 39 8.1 5.6-11.6 37 6.5 4.5- 9.3 40 7.0 4.9- 9.8 31 6.0 4.0- 8.8
Northeast Partnership I 509 376 73.2 67.3-78.3 28 7.6 4.0-14.0 36 7.1 4.8-10.6 33 6.0 4.1- 8.8 36 6.1 4.2- 8.8
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 416 303 74.4 68.6-79.4 29 7.6 4.6-12.3 26 5.3 3.3- 8.2 33 6.9 4.5-10.2 25 5.9 3.5- 9.6
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 518 378 74.2 69.0-78.9 34 6.5 4.1-10.1 37 6.0 4.1- 8.6 44 8.5 5.6-12.7 25 4.8 3.1- 7.3
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 420 298 67.8 62.0-73.0 27 7.5 4.8-11.4 27 6.7 4.4-10.1 31 8.4 5.6-12.5 37 9.7 6.6-14.0
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 472 330 71.2 66.0-75.9 34 7.6 5.1-11.2 44 8.8 6.2-12.4 36 7.1 4.8-10.5 28 5.3 3.4- 8.0
Chatham/Lee/Moore 520 389 75.7 70.8-80.0 31 5.4 3.5- 8.2 37 6.4 4.3- 9.2 36 7.7 5.2-11.2 27 4.9 2.9- 8.0
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 635 461 72.7 68.0-77.0 36 5.8 3.9- 8.6 51 8.9 6.3-12.4 39 5.6 3.8- 8.2 48 7.0 5.0- 9.6
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 460 335 71.7 66.3-76.5 22 5.4 3.2- 8.8 40 6.8 4.8- 9.5 35 9.8 6.7-14.0 28 6.4 4.0-10.0
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 404 285 67.9 61.5-73.6 33 8.6 5.8-12.6 35 9.0 6.1-13.0 28 9.9 6.0-15.9 23 4.6 2.9- 7.4
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 501 370 74.6 69.7-78.9 28 6.5 4.2-10.1 32 5.1 3.5- 7.4 36 7.6 5.2-10.8 35 6.2 4.2- 8.9
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 752 538 70.5 65.7-74.9 51 8.8 5.7-13.3 58 7.4 5.4-10.2 55 7.0 5.0- 9.6 50 6.3 4.5- 8.8
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 1,167 844 71.1 67.3-74.7 77 7.9 5.7-10.8 90 7.9 6.1-10.0 82 7.5 5.3-10.5 74 5.6 4.2- 7.4
No 15,832 11,323 71.3 70.3-72.3 1,137 8.0 7.4- 8.6 1,327 8.7 8.1- 9.3 1,115 6.9 6.4- 7.4 930 5.2 4.8- 5.7
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 5,477 3,914 71.7 70.0-73.3 376 7.0 6.1- 8.0 438 7.7 6.9- 8.7 395 7.6 6.6- 8.7 354 6.0 5.3- 6.9
Piedmont 9,554 6,855 71.2 70.0-72.5 694 8.3 7.5- 9.1 822 9.2 8.4-10.1 663 6.6 6.0- 7.3 520 4.6 4.1- 5.2
Western NC 1,968 1,398 70.6 67.8-73.3 144 8.5 6.7-10.8 157 8.0 6.5- 9.8 139 6.9 5.6- 8.4 130 5.9 4.8- 7.3
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 1,197 845 69.8 66.0-73.3 91 9.4 6.9-12.6 96 8.4 6.4-10.9 91 6.7 5.2- 8.6 74 5.7 4.3- 7.6
Northwest 3,240 2,351 71.9 69.8-73.9 207 6.8 5.7- 8.1 262 8.1 6.9- 9.4 228 7.3 6.1- 8.6 192 5.9 4.9- 7.1
Charlotte 2,514 1,816 71.8 69.4-74.1 166 7.8 6.5- 9.3 209 8.9 7.3-10.7 191 7.4 6.3- 8.8 132 4.1 3.4- 5.1
Greensboro 2,202 1,558 70.9 68.2-73.6 161 7.0 5.8- 8.6 202 9.5 7.8-11.5 143 6.1 5.0- 7.6 138 6.4 5.0- 8.1
Southern Regional 1,766 1,258 72.0 69.0-74.9 110 7.0 5.4- 9.0 142 7.6 6.1- 9.4 121 6.7 5.1- 8.8 135 6.7 5.4- 8.2
Coastal 861 601 68.4 64.5-72.1 73 8.7 6.7-11.2 76 8.9 6.9-11.5 62 8.5 6.3-11.4 49 5.5 3.9- 7.6
Wake 2,396 1,690 70.5 67.9-73.0 224 10.8 9.1-12.9 215 10.1 8.4-12.0 154 5.7 4.7- 6.9 113 2.9 2.3- 3.7
Area L 690 500 73.6 69.0-77.8 41 7.0 4.5-10.6 43 5.4 3.7- 7.7 57 6.9 5.0- 9.4 49 7.2 5.0-10.2
Eastern 2,133 1,548 72.2 69.5-74.7 141 6.1 5.0- 7.5 172 8.0 6.7- 9.6 150 8.2 6.5-10.2 122 5.5 4.4- 6.9

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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.

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