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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,021 1,010 24.0 22.5-25.6 1,008 25.0 23.4-26.7 1,207 29.6 27.9-31.4 388 10.6 9.4-11.9 408 10.8 9.6-12.0
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 93 14 22.2 10.4-41.3 24 21.0 13.4-31.3 34 35.5 24.4-48.4 11 12.3 6.4-22.3 10 9.1 4.7-17.0
Buncombe 105 27 26.1 17.8-36.5 25 22.5 15.0-32.3 35 33.0 23.9-43.4 9 9.5 4.8-18.1 9 8.9 4.5-16.9
Cabarrus 110 26 22.1 14.6-32.0 21 18.0 11.5-27.1 39 41.3 30.9-52.7 11 8.8 4.7-16.1 13 9.7 5.3-17.0
Catawba 121 22 15.5 10.0-23.3 33 25.9 17.9-36.0 39 31.8 23.3-41.7 11 9.5 5.2-16.8 16 17.3 10.1-27.9
Cumberland 96 26 29.1 19.5-40.9 27 29.6 20.3-41.0 32 30.6 21.6-41.3 7 7.0 3.0-15.4 4 3.8 1.4-10.0
Davidson 125 31 21.7 15.1-30.2 30 24.2 17.0-33.4 35 29.1 20.4-39.7 9 6.0 2.9-12.0 20 18.9 11.9-28.8
Durham 93 29 29.7 19.5-42.4 20 17.4 10.9-26.7 20 24.7 15.6-36.8 15 16.9 9.8-27.5 9 11.4 5.7-21.5
Forsyth 98 20 18.0 11.4-27.2 27 30.3 21.0-41.6 34 32.1 22.9-43.0 9 11.3 5.7-21.2 8 8.2 4.0-16.2
Gaston 113 31 28.3 19.9-38.6 32 27.9 19.8-37.7 29 24.1 16.8-33.4 10 10.8 5.4-20.3 11 8.9 4.6-16.4
Guilford 111 26 22.1 14.8-31.5 30 29.7 20.9-40.4 37 30.2 21.5-40.6 6 7.3 3.1-16.1 12 10.7 5.7-19.1
Iredell 100 26 23.7 15.5-34.4 25 27.1 18.0-38.7 27 25.9 17.4-36.6 10 11.9 6.0-22.3 12 11.4 6.4-19.5
Johnston 91 20 20.1 11.3-33.2 23 27.8 17.8-40.6 35 40.1 28.8-52.5 8 7.9 3.5-16.5 5 4.2 1.6-10.1
Mecklenburg 210 61 29.0 22.6-36.5 47 22.5 17.0-29.2 60 28.3 22.2-35.4 23 10.8 7.0-16.5 19 9.3 5.8-14.4
New Hanover 108 41 38.8 29.2-49.3 25 20.8 13.9-30.0 24 25.3 17.1-35.7 10 8.0 4.1-14.8 8 7.1 3.3-14.6
Onslow 64 16 22.1 13.4-34.2 14 20.9 12.2-33.3 16 19.7 11.9-30.8 6 10.4 4.5-22.4 12 27.0 15.8-42.1
Orange 106 39 36.6 27.2-47.2 23 21.2 13.8-31.3 26 26.0 17.8-36.3 9 8.0 4.0-15.4 9 8.1 4.1-15.6
Pitt 96 25 23.4 15.7-33.3 23 22.3 14.7-32.4 34 37.9 27.6-49.3 7 8.9 3.7-20.1 7 7.5 3.3-16.1
Randolph 117 18 12.6 7.6-20.2 26 23.9 15.9-34.3 44 39.6 29.9-50.1 13 9.1 5.0-16.0 16 14.8 8.8-23.7
Robeson 87 21 19.4 12.2-29.4 17 17.0 10.0-27.4 24 32.2 21.4-45.3 11 13.4 7.3-23.2 14 18.0 10.4-29.2
Rowan 110 36 39.5 29.5-50.5 27 20.3 13.7-28.9 31 27.9 19.6-38.0 9 7.2 3.6-14.0 7 5.1 2.4-10.7
Union 94 25 22.3 14.5-32.8 26 25.6 17.1-36.5 17 18.7 11.1-29.8 14 18.9 10.5-31.5 12 14.4 7.9-25.0
Wake 196 51 24.7 18.7-31.8 46 24.2 17.8-31.9 56 27.9 21.4-35.6 18 9.6 6.0-15.0 25 13.6 9.0-20.1
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 123 36 27.4 19.8-36.6 34 28.4 20.3-38.2 39 33.3 24.3-43.7 8 5.7 2.7-11.5 6 5.2 2.3-11.2
Northeast Partnership II 110 25 21.8 14.2-31.9 25 23.0 13.9-35.5 38 37.9 27.8-49.2 10 7.3 3.6-14.3 12 10.0 5.4-17.7
Northeast Partnership I 133 29 22.9 15.7-32.2 32 21.6 15.0-30.1 48 33.8 25.3-43.5 13 11.0 5.2-21.9 11 10.6 5.5-19.5
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 104 23 23.0 14.7-34.1 34 29.7 20.4-41.1 21 18.0 11.1-27.8 14 13.5 7.4-23.4 12 15.7 8.0-28.6
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 102 20 17.1 10.6-26.5 26 24.1 16.1-34.5 33 30.9 21.4-42.4 12 15.2 8.1-26.5 11 12.7 6.6-22.8
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 105 29 26.7 18.5-36.9 25 24.9 16.8-35.3 35 29.7 21.2-40.0 11 12.6 6.4-23.3 5 6.1 2.5-14.3
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 109 23 22.4 13.9-33.9 31 25.2 17.3-35.1 29 26.6 18.4-36.8 9 6.3 3.1-12.4 17 19.5 11.0-32.1
Chatham/Lee/Moore 128 38 26.9 19.4-36.1 39 29.6 21.3-39.5 31 25.5 17.6-35.6 12 8.8 4.8-15.4 8 9.2 4.0-19.9
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 150 43 27.8 20.5-36.5 42 25.6 18.5-34.3 47 32.4 24.3-41.8 11 9.4 5.0-17.1 7 4.7 2.1-10.4
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 117 18 16.5 10.4-25.3 21 17.2 11.2-25.6 50 42.3 32.7-52.5 13 10.8 6.0-18.8 15 13.1 7.6-21.7
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 96 27 24.7 16.9-34.7 24 26.6 18.0-37.5 30 32.5 22.9-43.8 8 10.9 5.3-21.1 7 5.3 2.5-11.1
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 119 27 20.2 13.5-29.2 38 34.1 25.1-44.4 29 24.8 16.8-34.9 11 10.1 5.5-18.0 14 10.7 6.1-18.3
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 181 41 22.6 16.3-30.4 46 26.9 19.8-35.4 49 23.3 16.8-31.4 20 16.0 9.7-25.3 25 11.1 6.9-17.6
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 286 64 21.8 16.8-27.7 68 23.9 18.1-30.8 99 35.1 28.7-42.0 29 9.7 6.2-14.8 26 9.6 6.3-14.2
No 3,735 946 24.2 22.6-25.9 940 25.1 23.4-26.8 1,108 29.3 27.5-31.1 359 10.6 9.4-12.0 382 10.8 9.6-12.2
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,225 317 24.5 21.8-27.5 311 24.9 22.1-27.9 380 31.1 28.1-34.4 115 10.1 8.1-12.5 102 9.3 7.4-11.8
Piedmont 2,323 580 24.0 21.9-26.1 581 25.1 22.9-27.3 687 29.5 27.3-31.9 224 10.0 8.6-11.6 251 11.4 9.9-13.1
Western NC 473 113 23.2 19.1-27.9 116 25.1 20.7-30.0 140 27.2 22.8-32.1 49 13.6 9.8-18.5 55 10.9 8.0-14.6
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 286 68 23.7 18.4-29.8 71 25.6 20.0-32.1 84 26.3 20.8-32.6 29 14.0 9.2-20.9 34 10.5 7.0-15.3
Northwest 804 188 21.2 18.2-24.6 201 25.2 21.8-29.0 248 31.2 27.5-35.2 74 10.3 8.0-13.2 93 12.1 9.6-15.0
Charlotte 632 174 26.6 22.7-30.9 156 25.1 21.3-29.3 176 28.3 24.4-32.7 64 10.8 8.2-14.1 62 9.2 7.0-12.0
Greensboro 520 123 23.0 18.8-27.8 129 25.5 21.0-30.6 167 32.1 27.3-37.3 46 8.7 6.0-12.5 55 10.7 7.8-14.5
Southern Regional 379 93 22.5 17.8-28.0 102 24.5 19.7-30.0 112 31.0 25.4-37.3 43 13.1 9.0-18.6 29 8.9 5.7-13.7
Coastal 204 69 32.4 25.8-39.8 46 21.8 16.2-28.7 58 29.3 22.8-36.8 18 9.8 5.7-16.4 13 6.7 3.7-11.8
Wake 555 136 24.1 20.0-28.8 132 23.8 19.6-28.6 166 28.7 24.3-33.5 57 10.3 7.7-13.6 64 13.1 10.0-17.0
Area L 165 38 22.5 15.9-30.8 49 28.0 20.2-37.3 46 24.9 18.0-33.3 18 12.6 7.3-20.9 14 12.0 5.8-23.3
Eastern 476 121 24.4 20.3-29.1 122 26.3 21.9-31.3 150 31.7 27.0-36.8 39 7.3 5.1-10.4 44 10.2 7.4-13.9

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*This question was asked only of male respondents who reported being age 40 and older.

^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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