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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, only one Yes, more than one No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 17,227 12,723 68.9 67.9-70.0 1,693 8.3 7.8- 8.8 2,811 22.8 21.8-23.8
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 463 332 64.9 58.6-70.7 45 8.9 6.2-12.6 86 26.2 20.6-32.7
Buncombe 453 319 66.2 60.1-71.7 59 10.0 7.5-13.3 75 23.8 18.7-29.8
Cabarrus 423 329 71.8 65.3-77.5 36 8.2 5.2-12.6 58 20.1 15.0-26.3
Catawba 447 321 67.2 61.1-72.7 51 9.8 7.0-13.4 75 23.1 18.0-29.1
Cumberland 456 291 57.8 51.8-63.6 60 12.5 9.4-16.6 105 29.7 24.2-35.8
Davidson 458 355 69.7 63.0-75.7 41 7.0 5.0- 9.7 62 23.3 17.5-30.2
Durham 467 312 59.2 53.0-65.0 62 11.1 8.3-14.7 93 29.8 24.0-36.3
Forsyth 457 353 71.2 65.1-76.5 44 9.2 6.6-12.7 60 19.7 14.7-25.8
Gaston 449 361 79.4 74.3-83.8 45 7.8 5.5-11.0 43 12.8 9.2-17.4
Guilford 471 352 72.2 66.4-77.4 51 8.6 6.2-11.7 68 19.2 14.5-25.0
Iredell 406 303 72.6 66.7-77.7 34 6.8 4.6- 9.9 69 20.7 15.9-26.4
Johnston 387 274 65.9 59.0-72.1 47 10.8 7.5-15.3 66 23.3 17.6-30.2
Mecklenburg 880 658 69.0 64.6-73.1 78 7.8 6.0- 9.9 144 23.2 19.3-27.7
New Hanover 449 334 68.6 62.6-74.1 45 7.7 5.6-10.5 70 23.7 18.5-29.9
Onslow 394 265 64.4 57.9-70.4 46 10.6 7.6-14.7 83 25.0 19.7-31.3
Orange 420 307 64.1 57.1-70.6 36 7.9 5.5-11.4 77 27.9 21.6-35.3
Pitt 443 321 67.3 60.8-73.2 44 9.5 6.5-13.7 78 23.2 17.6-29.8
Randolph 456 348 71.6 65.9-76.7 45 9.0 6.5-12.3 63 19.4 14.8-25.0
Robeson 448 313 63.3 57.2-69.0 44 8.3 5.9-11.6 91 28.4 23.0-34.5
Rowan 474 349 69.5 63.4-75.0 43 9.0 6.1-13.1 82 21.5 16.5-27.5
Union 382 275 67.3 61.2-72.8 37 8.1 5.6-11.5 70 24.7 19.5-30.7
Wake 859 621 68.0 63.6-72.2 67 6.2 4.7- 8.0 171 25.8 21.8-30.3
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 472 338 64.9 58.7-70.7 48 7.9 5.7-10.9 86 27.2 21.6-33.6
Northeast Partnership II 510 372 67.5 61.8-72.8 48 8.8 6.0-12.7 90 23.7 18.9-29.3
Northeast Partnership I 518 406 74.4 69.1-79.0 42 7.6 5.3-10.6 70 18.1 14.0-23.1
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 424 326 71.0 64.4-76.9 41 8.0 5.7-11.2 57 20.9 15.3-27.9
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 528 388 69.7 64.1-74.7 49 7.1 5.2- 9.7 91 23.2 18.4-28.8
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 430 324 70.4 64.8-75.4 39 8.7 6.1-12.2 67 20.9 16.4-26.4
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 479 376 75.1 69.5-80.0 39 6.3 4.4- 8.9 64 18.6 14.1-24.3
Chatham/Lee/Moore 525 395 69.5 64.0-74.5 48 7.7 5.6-10.6 82 22.7 18.0-28.3
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 648 499 72.9 67.9-77.3 53 5.9 4.3- 8.1 96 21.3 17.1-26.1
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 468 364 73.2 67.6-78.2 45 8.5 6.0-12.0 59 18.3 13.7-23.8
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 406 309 72.2 65.8-77.9 46 8.5 6.1-11.8 51 19.3 14.0-25.9
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 510 393 73.6 68.3-78.3 55 10.0 7.5-13.3 62 16.3 12.3-21.5
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 767 540 66.5 61.5-71.2 80 7.7 5.9-10.0 147 25.8 21.3-30.9
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 1,187 888 68.0 64.0-71.8 100 7.3 5.6- 9.3 199 24.7 21.1-28.8
No 16,040 11,835 69.0 67.9-70.0 1,593 8.4 7.9- 8.9 2,612 22.6 21.6-23.7
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 5,557 4,014 67.0 65.2-68.7 565 8.9 8.0- 9.8 978 24.2 22.5-25.9
Piedmont 9,669 7,264 70.4 69.0-71.7 899 7.8 7.2- 8.5 1,506 21.8 20.5-23.1
Western NC 2,001 1,445 67.4 64.4-70.2 229 8.8 7.6-10.3 327 23.8 21.0-26.8
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 1,220 859 66.4 62.5-70.1 139 8.4 6.9-10.3 222 25.1 21.6-29.0
Northwest 3,276 2,470 70.7 68.4-72.9 322 8.7 7.6-10.0 484 20.6 18.5-22.8
Charlotte 2,547 1,953 72.1 69.5-74.6 233 7.8 6.7- 9.1 361 20.1 17.8-22.6
Greensboro 2,225 1,662 70.8 67.9-73.5 212 8.4 7.1- 9.9 351 20.8 18.2-23.6
Southern Regional 1,794 1,260 64.0 60.6-67.3 187 8.7 7.3-10.4 347 27.2 24.1-30.6
Coastal 877 648 68.9 64.9-72.7 86 8.6 6.7-11.0 143 22.4 18.9-26.4
Wake 2,421 1,763 67.5 64.7-70.2 235 7.5 6.4- 8.7 423 25.0 22.4-27.9
Area L 700 539 70.1 64.8-74.9 63 8.8 6.4-11.9 98 21.1 16.6-26.5
Eastern 2,167 1,569 68.1 65.3-70.8 216 8.6 7.4-10.1 382 23.3 20.7-26.0

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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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