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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 1,838 93 5.7 4.3- 7.4 1,745 94.3 92.6-95.7
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 53 0 0.0 . - . 53 100 . - .
Buncombe 32 2 6.3 1.5-22.6 30 93.7 77.4-98.5
Cabarrus 42 2 4.1 0.9-16.7 40 95.9 83.3-99.1
Catawba 56 5 8.8 3.6-19.8 51 91.2 80.2-96.4
Cumberland 39 2 2.5 0.6-10.2 37 97.5 89.8-99.4
Davidson 62 0 0.0 . - . 62 100 . - .
Durham 38 3 6.0 1.8-18.8 35 94.0 81.2-98.2
Forsyth 56 0 0.0 . - . 56 100 . - .
Gaston 51 4 5.3 1.8-14.5 47 94.7 85.5-98.2
Guilford 55 1 0.8 0.1- 5.8 54 99.2 94.2-99.9
Iredell 37 2 7.5 1.7-27.9 35 92.5 72.1-98.3
Johnston 51 3 7.9 2.5-22.3 48 92.1 77.7-97.5
Mecklenburg 68 3 3.5 1.1-10.7 65 96.5 89.3-98.9
New Hanover 39 1 2.3 0.3-14.8 38 97.7 85.2-99.7
Onslow 46 2 2.9 0.7-11.4 44 97.1 88.6-99.3
Orange 30 1 3.5 0.5-21.4 29 96.5 78.6-99.5
Pitt 39 1 1.9 0.3-12.7 38 98.1 87.3-99.7
Randolph 29 4 11.6 4.1-28.7 25 88.4 71.3-95.9
Robeson 63 6 9.3 3.8-20.8 57 90.7 79.2-96.2
Rowan 76 3 4.4 1.3-13.8 73 95.6 86.2-98.7
Union 33 0 0.0 . - . 33 100 . - .
Wake 56 5 16.4 5.8-38.3 51 83.6 61.7-94.2
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 39 1 4.1 0.6-24.0 38 95.9 76.0-99.4
Northeast Partnership II 71 3 4.0 1.0-15.4 68 96.0 84.6-99.0
Northeast Partnership I 102 10 13.1 6.8-23.9 92 86.9 76.1-93.2
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 51 5 8.7 3.2-21.2 46 91.3 78.8-96.8
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 73 4 7.7 2.4-22.2 69 92.3 77.8-97.6
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 49 4 10.4 3.6-26.9 45 89.6 73.1-96.4
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 53 3 6.1 1.9-17.8 50 93.9 82.2-98.1
Chatham/Lee/Moore 48 1 1.7 0.2-11.1 47 98.3 88.9-99.8
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 73 3 4.5 1.1-16.8 70 95.5 83.2-98.9
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 56 4 9.9 3.5-24.9 52 90.1 75.1-96.5
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 39 1 3.3 0.5-20.1 38 96.7 79.9-99.5
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 55 2 4.7 1.1-17.8 53 95.3 82.2-98.9
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 78 2 2.5 0.6- 9.5 76 97.5 90.5-99.4
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 185 13 7.8 4.2-13.9 172 92.2 86.1-95.8
No 1,653 80 5.5 4.1- 7.4 1,573 94.5 92.6-95.9
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 663 42 7.1 4.8-10.2 621 92.9 89.8-95.2
Piedmont 984 42 4.9 3.1- 7.6 942 95.1 92.4-96.9
Western NC 191 9 5.5 2.8-10.4 182 94.5 89.6-97.2
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 110 4 3.4 1.3- 8.9 106 96.6 91.1-98.7
Northwest 396 16 4.6 2.6- 7.9 380 95.4 92.1-97.4
Charlotte 242 10 3.6 1.8- 7.0 232 96.4 93.0-98.2
Greensboro 215 8 3.4 1.4- 8.3 207 96.6 91.7-98.6
Southern Regional 202 11 3.2 1.7- 6.0 191 96.8 94.0-98.3
Coastal 90 7 13.3 5.5-28.6 83 86.7 71.4-94.5
Wake 225 15 10.3 4.8-20.6 210 89.7 79.4-95.2
Area L 99 10 10.5 5.2-20.0 89 89.5 80.0-94.8
Eastern 259 12 5.1 2.7- 9.5 247 94.9 90.5-97.3

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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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