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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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  Total
Respond.^
1 or more/day 1 or more/week 1 or more/month 1 or more/year Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 16,689 716 4.4 4.0- 4.9 11,157 67.5 66.5-68.4 3,491 20.5 19.7-21.4 172 1.0 0.8- 1.2 1,153 6.6 6.1- 7.1
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 443 19 4.6 2.7- 7.7 313 71.1 65.6-76.0 82 17.4 13.6-22.1 4 0.9 0.3- 2.8 25 6.0 3.8- 9.2
Buncombe 436 17 4.0 2.3- 6.9 280 64.0 57.5-70.0 96 24.3 18.7-31.1 4 1.0 0.3- 2.8 39 6.7 4.7- 9.6
Cabarrus 415 9 2.6 1.2- 5.3 283 66.8 60.6-72.5 98 24.7 19.6-30.6 4 0.7 0.2- 2.0 21 5.3 3.1- 9.0
Catawba 435 26 6.0 3.9- 9.4 306 70.4 64.7-75.6 71 17.8 13.3-23.3 4 0.7 0.2- 2.8 28 5.0 3.3- 7.6
Cumberland 440 15 3.3 1.8- 6.2 272 61.7 55.9-67.3 113 27.4 22.4-33.0 5 0.9 0.3- 2.3 35 6.7 4.5- 9.8
Davidson 449 16 2.6 1.5- 4.6 317 72.3 66.5-77.4 81 18.6 14.1-24.2 4 0.3 0.1- 0.9 31 6.2 4.1- 9.2
Durham 454 20 4.1 2.2- 7.5 269 59.8 53.9-65.5 114 24.0 19.4-29.2 13 3.7 1.7- 8.0 38 8.4 5.9-12.0
Forsyth 443 17 2.9 1.7- 5.0 290 68.7 63.2-73.7 93 18.8 14.8-23.7 5 1.1 0.4- 3.2 38 8.5 5.9-12.0
Gaston 435 15 4.5 2.5- 8.0 318 74.7 69.4-79.4 74 14.9 11.5-19.2 2 0.4 0.1- 1.5 26 5.5 3.5- 8.5
Guilford 451 11 2.1 1.0- 4.2 304 69.2 63.8-74.1 100 21.2 17.0-26.2 8 1.7 0.8- 3.5 28 5.8 3.8- 8.7
Iredell 388 11 3.1 1.6- 6.2 262 66.8 60.8-72.3 86 22.2 17.5-27.7 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5 28 7.7 4.9-11.7
Johnston 375 20 5.5 3.3- 9.2 260 70.1 63.5-75.9 63 18.0 13.1-24.3 3 0.7 0.2- 2.8 29 5.7 3.7- 8.7
Mecklenburg 856 13 1.4 0.7- 2.5 532 63.8 59.7-67.7 227 25.5 22.0-29.3 15 1.6 0.9- 2.9 69 7.7 5.9-10.0
New Hanover 428 9 2.3 1.1- 4.7 259 58.4 52.3-64.2 121 29.7 24.3-35.6 7 1.0 0.5- 2.3 32 8.7 5.5-13.4
Onslow 381 15 4.3 2.4- 7.7 249 69.3 63.3-74.7 92 22.2 17.6-27.7 4 0.8 0.2- 2.5 21 3.4 2.1- 5.4
Orange 412 13 2.7 1.5- 5.0 258 63.6 57.1-69.7 110 27.1 21.5-33.5 5 0.9 0.3- 2.5 26 5.7 3.4- 9.2
Pitt 426 18 5.6 3.2- 9.5 269 64.4 58.9-69.7 104 22.7 18.4-27.6 6 1.5 0.6- 3.6 29 5.7 3.8- 8.6
Randolph 445 28 6.4 4.0- 9.9 311 69.9 64.3-74.9 76 17.9 13.7-23.1 8 1.9 0.8- 4.1 22 3.9 2.4- 6.3
Robeson 432 16 4.1 2.3- 7.1 298 69.7 63.9-75.0 91 19.7 15.5-24.7 1 0.2 0.0- 1.1 26 6.3 3.6-10.8
Rowan 457 16 4.1 2.2- 7.5 324 68.6 62.5-74.2 91 21.8 16.8-27.8 4 0.3 0.1- 0.9 22 5.1 3.1- 8.2
Union 373 14 3.4 1.8- 6.1 250 67.4 61.6-72.7 83 21.6 17.2-26.9 0 0.0 . - . 26 7.6 4.9-11.5
Wake 842 34 3.8 2.5- 5.6 545 65.3 61.1-69.3 180 21.0 17.7-24.7 11 1.4 0.7- 2.9 72 8.5 6.2-11.5
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 461 27 5.1 3.3- 8.0 302 66.4 60.5-71.9 98 22.6 17.6-28.4 2 0.5 0.1- 2.1 32 5.4 3.6- 7.9
Northeast Partnership II 492 21 4.2 2.6- 6.9 334 67.4 61.9-72.5 90 19.5 15.2-24.7 7 1.7 0.7- 4.3 40 7.2 4.9-10.3
Northeast Partnership I 493 27 5.3 3.3- 8.4 336 67.5 61.9-72.6 90 19.0 14.8-24.0 4 1.8 0.7- 4.9 36 6.4 4.3- 9.3
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 408 15 5.7 2.6-12.2 270 68.2 61.8-74.0 88 18.7 14.6-23.6 3 0.4 0.1- 1.2 32 7.0 4.4-11.0
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 506 33 6.8 4.4-10.4 318 62.4 56.7-67.8 115 24.5 19.9-29.9 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6 39 6.2 4.2- 9.0
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 410 18 5.5 3.3- 9.2 267 65.7 60.0-71.0 89 20.7 16.4-25.7 4 0.6 0.2- 1.6 32 7.5 4.9-11.3
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 467 28 6.6 4.2-10.2 293 62.6 57.0-67.9 111 23.5 19.0-28.6 4 0.4 0.1- 1.3 31 6.9 4.6-10.3
Chatham/Lee/Moore 513 24 5.2 3.0- 8.8 339 69.7 64.8-74.2 100 16.8 13.6-20.6 4 0.6 0.2- 1.6 46 7.7 5.5-10.7
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 617 15 2.9 1.6- 5.2 414 67.1 62.0-71.8 138 19.7 16.2-23.7 7 0.9 0.4- 2.2 43 9.4 6.3-13.8
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 462 24 5.1 3.1- 8.4 359 80.1 75.6-84.0 61 11.4 8.6-14.9 2 0.5 0.1- 2.2 16 2.9 1.6- 5.1
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 401 30 8.8 5.5-13.7 289 73.1 67.2-78.3 57 11.9 8.8-15.9 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7 24 6.1 3.6-10.1
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 497 27 5.5 3.4- 8.7 356 71.6 66.2-76.5 84 17.3 13.2-22.2 5 0.7 0.3- 2.0 25 4.9 3.0- 7.8
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 746 55 6.6 4.7- 9.2 511 69.1 64.5-73.3 124 16.7 13.5-20.5 10 1.4 0.6- 3.1 46 6.2 4.2- 9.0
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 1,137 63 5.5 4.1- 7.4 763 66.3 62.5-69.9 215 20.5 17.3-24.1 12 1.4 0.7- 2.8 84 6.3 4.8- 8.1
No 15,552 653 4.4 3.9- 4.8 10,394 67.5 66.5-68.5 3,276 20.5 19.7-21.4 160 1.0 0.8- 1.2 1,069 6.6 6.1- 7.1
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 5,341 234 5.0 4.2- 6.0 3,493 65.4 63.6-67.1 1,181 22.5 21.0-24.1 49 0.8 0.5- 1.1 384 6.3 5.6- 7.2
Piedmont 9,400 358 3.6 3.1- 4.1 6,310 67.8 66.5-69.1 1,989 20.6 19.5-21.8 102 1.1 0.9- 1.4 641 6.8 6.1- 7.5
Western NC 1,948 124 6.3 5.0- 7.8 1,354 70.0 67.2-72.6 321 16.5 14.4-18.9 21 1.1 0.6- 1.8 128 6.2 4.9- 7.8
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 1,182 72 5.8 4.3- 7.7 791 67.4 63.7-71.0 220 19.2 16.2-22.5 14 1.3 0.6- 2.4 85 6.4 4.8- 8.4
Northwest 3,187 146 4.5 3.6- 5.5 2,257 72.3 70.2-74.2 559 16.4 14.9-18.1 26 0.7 0.4- 1.1 199 6.1 5.1- 7.3
Charlotte 2,489 68 2.8 2.1- 3.8 1,680 67.9 65.4-70.3 558 22.1 20.0-24.4 22 0.9 0.5- 1.4 161 6.3 5.2- 7.5
Greensboro 2,152 97 4.1 3.2- 5.4 1,456 69.1 66.4-71.7 444 20.1 17.9-22.5 27 1.2 0.8- 1.9 128 5.4 4.3- 6.7
Southern Regional 1,720 65 4.5 3.1- 6.3 1,107 63.0 59.6-66.3 403 24.1 21.3-27.2 16 0.7 0.4- 1.2 129 7.7 6.1- 9.6
Coastal 836 27 4.2 2.7- 6.3 532 63.2 59.1-67.2 201 23.2 19.8-26.9 9 0.6 0.3- 1.2 67 8.8 6.5-11.8
Wake 2,357 105 4.3 3.4- 5.6 1,512 65.0 62.3-67.6 517 21.2 19.0-23.5 32 1.5 0.9- 2.4 191 8.0 6.5- 9.7
Area L 669 29 5.5 2.9-10.2 439 66.7 61.6-71.5 141 20.5 16.7-24.9 5 0.9 0.4- 2.2 55 6.4 4.4- 9.1
Eastern 2,097 107 5.3 4.3- 6.7 1,383 66.7 64.0-69.3 448 21.8 19.4-24.3 21 1.0 0.6- 1.6 138 5.2 4.3- 6.3

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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.

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