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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 14,314 9,540 61.5 60.4-62.7 4,774 38.5 37.3-39.6
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 387 260 62.0 55.2-68.4 127 38.0 31.6-44.8
Buncombe 382 238 54.9 47.9-61.6 144 45.1 38.4-52.1
Cabarrus 351 215 53.6 46.8-60.2 136 46.4 39.8-53.2
Catawba 369 244 60.3 53.6-66.7 125 39.7 33.3-46.4
Cumberland 384 252 63.0 56.4-69.2 132 37.0 30.8-43.6
Davidson 369 235 56.4 49.3-63.3 134 43.6 36.7-50.7
Durham 408 257 57.0 50.5-63.3 151 43.0 36.7-49.5
Forsyth 378 261 66.2 59.3-72.4 117 33.8 27.6-40.7
Gaston 369 263 67.3 60.1-73.8 106 32.7 26.2-39.9
Guilford 384 248 55.4 48.8-61.9 136 44.6 38.1-51.2
Iredell 349 226 60.6 54.1-66.8 123 39.4 33.2-45.9
Johnston 313 199 58.6 50.9-65.9 114 41.4 34.1-49.1
Mecklenburg 755 491 61.6 57.0-66.0 264 38.4 34.0-43.0
New Hanover 382 270 65.4 58.8-71.4 112 34.6 28.6-41.2
Onslow 328 219 62.6 55.4-69.3 109 37.4 30.7-44.6
Orange 359 253 62.0 54.4-69.1 106 38.0 30.9-45.6
Pitt 382 259 63.2 57.0-69.0 123 36.8 31.0-43.0
Randolph 401 274 62.3 56.0-68.2 127 37.7 31.8-44.0
Robeson 352 231 63.9 57.1-70.1 121 36.1 29.9-42.9
Rowan 366 223 56.5 49.6-63.1 143 43.5 36.9-50.4
Union 322 225 65.2 58.5-71.3 97 34.8 28.7-41.5
Wake 747 475 60.3 55.6-64.8 272 39.7 35.2-44.4
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 403 278 60.6 53.7-67.1 125 39.4 32.9-46.3
Northeast Partnership II 407 273 61.9 55.4-67.9 134 38.1 32.1-44.6
Northeast Partnership I 386 266 61.4 54.4-67.9 120 38.6 32.1-45.6
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 341 228 58.5 51.1-65.5 113 41.5 34.5-48.9
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 422 286 64.1 57.2-70.5 136 35.9 29.5-42.8
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 354 233 63.0 56.7-68.8 121 37.0 31.2-43.3
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 398 268 61.6 55.1-67.7 130 38.4 32.3-44.9
Chatham/Lee/Moore 453 301 63.4 57.5-68.9 152 36.6 31.1-42.5
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 539 365 59.0 52.7-65.1 174 41.0 34.9-47.3
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 382 267 67.6 61.3-73.3 115 32.4 26.7-38.7
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 334 226 60.8 53.5-67.6 108 39.2 32.4-46.5
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 421 301 65.2 58.7-71.2 120 34.8 28.8-41.3
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 637 430 64.1 58.6-69.2 207 35.9 30.8-41.4
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 933 632 61.1 56.5-65.5 301 38.9 34.5-43.5
No 13,381 8,908 61.5 60.3-62.7 4,473 38.5 37.3-39.7
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 4,540 3,051 62.1 60.0-64.1 1,489 37.9 35.9-40.0
Piedmont 8,120 5,386 61.3 59.7-62.8 2,734 38.7 37.2-40.3
Western NC 1,654 1,103 61.4 58.0-64.6 551 38.6 35.4-42.0
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 1,019 668 61.1 56.8-65.2 351 38.9 34.8-43.2
Northwest 2,675 1,772 62.4 59.9-64.9 903 37.6 35.1-40.1
Charlotte 2,145 1,435 61.9 58.9-64.8 710 38.1 35.2-41.1
Greensboro 1,881 1,272 60.6 57.2-63.8 609 39.4 36.2-42.8
Southern Regional 1,478 978 60.6 56.6-64.4 500 39.4 35.6-43.4
Coastal 730 503 65.4 60.9-69.6 227 34.6 30.4-39.1
Wake 2,053 1,331 60.3 57.2-63.2 722 39.7 36.8-42.8
Area L 552 363 56.0 50.1-61.8 189 44.0 38.2-49.9
Eastern 1,781 1,218 64.0 60.9-67.1 563 36.0 32.9-39.1

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported NOT having diabetes.

^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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