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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 2,356 967 41.5 38.8-44.3 1,389 58.5 55.7-61.2
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 64 27 39.5 26.0-54.8 37 60.5 45.2-74.0
Buncombe 61 29 41.9 28.3-56.9 32 58.1 43.1-71.7
Cabarrus 51 24 47.4 29.6-65.8 27 52.6 34.2-70.4
Catawba 58 23 41.0 27.2-56.5 35 59.0 43.5-72.8
Cumberland 54 22 39.5 24.7-56.6 32 60.5 43.4-75.3
Davidson 61 26 35.7 23.5-50.1 35 64.3 49.9-76.5
Durham 52 18 35.1 22.3-50.4 34 64.9 49.6-77.7
Forsyth 55 21 38.7 25.7-53.5 34 61.3 46.5-74.3
Gaston 71 26 46.4 28.5-65.3 45 53.6 34.7-71.5
Guilford 53 25 49.4 30.7-68.2 28 50.6 31.8-69.3
Iredell 53 17 43.6 28.8-59.7 36 56.4 40.3-71.2
Johnston 44 15 51.8 30.8-72.2 29 48.2 27.8-69.2
Mecklenburg 105 49 47.0 36.2-58.1 56 53.0 41.9-63.8
New Hanover 53 18 29.7 18.4-44.3 35 70.3 55.7-81.6
Onslow 48 16 31.1 17.9-48.3 32 68.9 51.7-82.1
Orange 52 24 51.2 36.5-65.7 28 48.8 34.3-63.5
Pitt 58 23 34.0 21.5-49.1 35 66.0 50.9-78.5
Randolph 58 23 39.1 25.7-54.4 35 60.9 45.6-74.3
Robeson 67 29 40.2 27.2-54.8 38 59.8 45.2-72.8
Rowan 83 34 43.7 31.5-56.7 49 56.3 43.3-68.5
Union 59 19 31.8 19.8-46.8 40 68.2 53.2-80.2
Wake 107 46 38.7 27.6-51.1 61 61.3 48.9-72.4
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 66 25 43.9 31.1-57.5 41 56.1 42.5-68.9
Northeast Partnership II 64 26 39.4 26.7-53.8 38 60.6 46.2-73.3
Northeast Partnership I 65 25 43.3 29.5-58.2 40 56.7 41.8-70.5
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 65 23 35.6 23.3-50.2 42 64.4 49.8-76.7
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 87 33 32.3 22.3-44.2 54 67.7 55.8-77.7
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 59 30 58.4 42.7-72.7 29 41.6 27.3-57.3
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 78 29 36.4 25.8-48.6 49 63.6 51.4-74.2
Chatham/Lee/Moore 97 38 38.5 27.5-50.9 59 61.5 49.1-72.5
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 90 44 43.2 32.5-54.5 46 56.8 45.5-67.5
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 70 30 44.0 30.5-58.6 40 56.0 41.4-69.5
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 54 23 41.5 26.3-58.5 31 58.5 41.5-73.7
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 64 25 39.1 26.6-53.2 39 60.9 46.8-73.4
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 130 62 46.0 35.3-57.1 68 54.0 42.9-64.7
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 146 58 43.6 34.1-53.5 88 56.4 46.5-65.9
No 2,210 909 41.4 38.6-44.3 1,301 58.6 55.7-61.4
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 743 294 40.0 35.4-44.6 449 60.0 55.4-64.6
Piedmont 1,319 544 42.0 38.2-45.8 775 58.0 54.2-61.8
Western NC 294 129 42.7 35.7-50.0 165 57.3 50.0-64.3
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 191 91 45.0 36.1-54.1 100 55.0 45.9-63.9
Northwest 448 178 41.5 35.9-47.4 270 58.5 52.6-64.1
Charlotte 342 143 44.5 37.6-51.7 199 55.5 48.3-62.4
Greensboro 287 122 41.8 33.3-50.8 165 58.2 49.2-66.7
Southern Regional 267 118 42.6 35.1-50.5 149 57.4 49.5-64.9
Coastal 115 48 43.4 32.0-55.7 67 56.6 44.3-68.0
Wake 314 121 39.4 32.1-47.3 193 60.6 52.7-67.9
Area L 107 38 37.3 27.1-48.8 69 62.7 51.2-72.9
Eastern 285 108 36.2 29.6-43.3 177 63.8 56.7-70.4

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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.

****Learn about the NC Area Health Education Centers Program

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