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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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Last 12 months 1 or more years ago Don't know Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,848 1,413 75.9 73.3-78.3 147 7.6 6.3- 9.2 163 9.2 7.6-11.2 125 7.2 5.8- 9.0
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 53 38 71.6 56.2-83.2 5 9.8 3.9-22.8 5 9.5 3.6-23.0 5 9.0 3.6-20.8
Buncombe 32 28 89.2 72.9-96.2 0 0.0 . - . 2 7.2 1.8-24.8 2 3.6 0.9-13.9
Cabarrus 43 31 74.4 58.7-85.6 5 11.1 4.4-25.0 3 5.6 1.6-18.3 4 8.9 3.2-22.5
Catawba 56 38 66.0 50.7-78.6 8 11.8 5.7-22.8 4 7.6 2.7-19.5 6 14.6 6.1-30.8
Cumberland 39 28 73.5 55.8-86.0 6 16.8 6.9-35.3 3 5.1 1.6-15.5 2 4.5 1.0-18.6
Davidson 62 47 76.5 62.8-86.3 6 9.9 4.3-21.2 5 6.7 2.6-16.2 4 6.9 2.2-19.7
Durham 38 30 73.4 52.3-87.4 3 15.5 4.7-40.8 3 7.9 2.5-22.1 2 3.2 0.8-12.4
Forsyth 57 40 68.4 53.5-80.2 6 10.7 4.1-25.4 6 12.2 5.5-25.1 5 8.7 3.5-19.8
Gaston 53 47 84.9 65.1-94.5 1 2.0 0.3-12.9 3 10.3 2.5-33.6 2 2.8 0.7-10.9
Guilford 55 42 79.1 64.1-88.9 3 3.5 1.1-10.7 7 13.7 5.8-28.8 3 3.7 0.9-14.1
Iredell 37 29 80.6 63.6-90.8 3 6.2 1.9-18.6 3 8.9 2.7-25.5 2 4.3 0.9-18.5
Johnston 51 40 77.2 62.3-87.4 4 8.4 3.2-20.5 5 11.3 4.5-25.7 2 3.1 0.7-13.2
Mecklenburg 69 53 72.5 56.4-84.3 5 9.3 3.7-21.4 9 15.2 6.1-33.1 2 3.0 0.7-12.1
New Hanover 39 28 72.3 54.9-84.8 1 1.4 0.2- 9.2 6 15.4 6.6-32.1 4 10.9 3.9-26.8
Onslow 46 32 63.2 45.3-78.1 3 9.6 2.5-30.5 6 17.3 7.3-35.6 5 9.9 3.8-23.2
Orange 30 24 68.2 40.1-87.3 3 21.4 5.5-56.0 1 3.5 0.5-21.4 2 6.9 1.5-26.2
Pitt 40 34 90.6 78.7-96.2 3 5.7 1.7-17.4 3 3.7 1.1-12.1 0 0.0 . - .
Randolph 29 22 82.9 66.1-92.3 4 11.7 4.2-28.8 3 5.4 1.6-16.3 0 0.0 . - .
Robeson 64 46 74.3 60.2-84.6 5 9.5 3.8-21.8 7 10.2 4.1-23.1 6 6.0 2.4-14.4
Rowan 76 58 71.4 56.7-82.6 5 11.1 3.6-29.4 5 5.8 2.2-14.4 8 11.6 5.7-22.3
Union 32 27 81.5 60.9-92.6 3 8.4 2.7-23.4 1 3.4 0.5-20.5 1 6.7 1.0-34.8
Wake 56 44 83.2 70.7-91.0 5 6.1 2.1-16.0 6 8.5 3.6-18.7 1 2.3 0.3-14.6
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 39 32 77.1 55.6-90.0 1 6.4 0.9-33.4 4 9.1 2.7-26.3 2 7.5 1.5-30.0
Northeast Partnership II 71 53 73.0 60.0-82.9 4 6.6 2.3-17.8 6 8.2 3.5-17.9 8 12.2 5.8-23.8
Northeast Partnership I 102 81 80.6 69.5-88.4 7 9.3 3.8-21.0 9 6.5 3.1-13.0 5 3.6 1.3- 9.7
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 51 45 82.8 60.6-93.8 3 4.9 1.5-14.8 0 0.0 . - . 3 12.3 3.1-38.2
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 74 58 79.2 66.3-88.1 5 5.5 2.1-13.4 7 10.7 4.3-24.2 4 4.5 1.6-12.5
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 49 37 76.0 58.9-87.5 5 8.8 3.3-21.2 3 3.3 1.0-10.2 4 12.0 3.9-31.1
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 53 43 84.6 70.4-92.7 5 8.4 3.0-21.7 4 6.3 1.9-19.3 1 0.6 0.1- 4.5
Chatham/Lee/Moore 48 39 78.5 60.8-89.6 4 8.1 3.0-20.5 4 6.7 2.4-17.2 1 6.6 1.0-34.0
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 73 58 78.7 65.2-87.9 3 5.2 1.3-18.3 5 7.9 2.8-20.6 7 8.2 3.6-17.6
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 56 39 69.1 53.8-81.0 4 6.0 2.2-15.2 8 15.4 7.4-29.1 5 9.6 3.5-23.4
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 40 29 74.8 57.8-86.5 3 5.9 1.7-19.1 5 8.5 3.1-20.9 3 10.8 3.6-28.6
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 56 43 77.2 63.3-86.9 5 8.4 3.3-19.8 5 10.4 4.2-23.5 3 4.0 1.2-12.6
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 79 50 62.6 47.7-75.4 11 7.3 3.3-15.0 7 12.0 4.4-28.8 11 18.2 9.4-32.1
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 185 144 77.1 68.8-83.7 11 7.1 3.6-13.6 16 7.0 4.1-11.8 14 8.8 4.7-16.0
No 1,663 1,269 75.8 73.0-78.4 136 7.7 6.3- 9.3 147 9.4 7.7-11.6 111 7.1 5.6- 8.9
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 666 513 78.0 73.9-81.7 47 7.4 5.3-10.2 60 8.1 5.9-11.1 46 6.5 4.5- 9.2
Piedmont 988 758 75.5 71.8-78.8 83 8.3 6.4-10.6 86 9.8 7.6-12.6 61 6.4 4.7- 8.8
Western NC 194 142 72.6 63.8-79.9 17 5.9 3.3-10.2 17 9.8 5.2-17.8 18 11.8 7.0-19.1
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 111 78 69.1 56.7-79.3 11 5.5 2.5-11.4 9 10.8 4.5-23.6 13 14.6 7.8-25.6
Northwest 399 300 75.2 69.8-79.9 34 8.0 5.3-12.0 32 7.8 5.2-11.4 33 9.0 6.1-13.0
Charlotte 245 195 75.6 67.7-82.2 17 7.6 4.4-12.7 22 12.8 7.5-20.9 11 4.0 2.1- 7.5
Greensboro 215 160 74.1 65.8-80.9 19 8.3 4.9-13.6 23 12.5 7.5-20.0 13 5.2 2.7- 9.7
Southern Regional 203 155 79.4 72.0-85.2 19 9.9 5.9-16.2 14 4.6 2.6- 8.3 15 6.1 3.1-11.5
Coastal 90 64 71.9 59.5-81.7 5 4.9 1.8-12.5 12 10.8 5.6-19.9 9 12.4 5.8-24.4
Wake 225 177 77.8 69.7-84.2 20 9.1 5.4-14.8 20 8.0 4.8-12.9 8 5.2 1.9-13.7
Area L 99 80 84.5 75.5-90.6 7 6.0 2.7-13.0 4 2.4 0.8- 6.7 8 7.1 3.3-14.8
Eastern 261 204 77.3 69.9-83.4 15 6.6 3.6-11.8 27 10.9 6.6-17.5 15 5.2 2.7- 9.7

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*Asked of all respondents with doctor-diagnosed 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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