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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 17,186 3,669 17.8 17.1-18.5 13,517 82.2 81.5-82.9
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 462 100 18.0 14.3-22.4 362 82.0 77.6-85.7
Buncombe 452 110 18.4 14.9-22.6 342 81.6 77.4-85.1
Cabarrus 423 92 16.9 13.3-21.3 331 83.1 78.7-86.7
Catawba 446 93 16.3 12.9-20.5 353 83.7 79.5-87.1
Cumberland 454 106 20.1 16.0-24.9 348 79.9 75.1-84.0
Davidson 457 89 15.4 12.0-19.5 368 84.6 80.5-88.0
Durham 465 74 11.0 8.5-14.2 391 89.0 85.8-91.5
Forsyth 457 91 18.2 14.3-22.9 366 81.8 77.1-85.7
Gaston 448 121 23.6 19.4-28.5 327 76.4 71.5-80.6
Guilford 469 89 15.2 12.0-19.1 380 84.8 80.9-88.0
Iredell 406 73 14.1 10.8-18.1 333 85.9 81.9-89.2
Johnston 388 82 16.9 13.0-21.7 306 83.1 78.3-87.0
Mecklenburg 878 158 15.5 12.9-18.4 720 84.5 81.6-87.1
New Hanover 448 83 18.3 14.3-23.1 365 81.7 76.9-85.7
Onslow 395 92 20.9 15.5-27.7 303 79.1 72.3-84.5
Orange 419 68 12.8 8.9-18.2 351 87.2 81.8-91.1
Pitt 438 79 16.6 12.8-21.1 359 83.4 78.9-87.2
Randolph 457 111 20.4 16.6-24.7 346 79.6 75.3-83.4
Robeson 445 116 20.2 16.4-24.6 329 79.8 75.4-83.6
Rowan 474 120 20.3 16.3-24.9 354 79.7 75.1-83.7
Union 380 58 12.5 9.4-16.4 322 87.5 83.6-90.6
Wake 860 136 13.7 11.2-16.8 724 86.3 83.2-88.8
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 471 116 21.2 17.0-26.1 355 78.8 73.9-83.0
Northeast Partnership II 509 133 21.3 17.7-25.5 376 78.7 74.5-82.3
Northeast Partnership I 512 151 24.3 20.3-28.9 361 75.7 71.1-79.7
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 421 89 16.7 13.1-21.1 332 83.3 78.9-86.9
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 525 123 20.6 15.9-26.3 402 79.4 73.7-84.1
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 426 96 20.9 16.5-26.2 330 79.1 73.8-83.5
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 479 73 12.7 9.7-16.5 406 87.3 83.5-90.3
Chatham/Lee/Moore 524 107 18.1 14.6-22.3 417 81.9 77.7-85.4
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 646 138 17.5 14.4-21.1 508 82.5 78.9-85.6
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 469 101 17.0 13.5-21.0 368 83.0 79.0-86.5
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 408 104 20.6 16.6-25.3 304 79.4 74.7-83.4
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 511 117 19.8 16.1-24.2 394 80.2 75.8-83.9
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 764 180 21.2 17.7-25.3 584 78.8 74.7-82.3
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 1,179 320 22.3 19.5-25.3 859 77.7 74.7-80.5
No 16,007 3,349 17.5 16.8-18.3 12,658 82.5 81.7-83.2
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 5,530 1,275 20.0 18.6-21.5 4,255 80.0 78.5-81.4
Piedmont 9,658 1,919 16.1 15.2-17.0 7,739 83.9 83.0-84.8
Western NC 1,998 475 19.7 17.6-21.9 1,523 80.3 78.1-82.4
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 1,216 290 20.3 17.6-23.4 926 79.7 76.6-82.4
Northwest 3,277 705 17.5 16.0-19.1 2,572 82.5 80.9-84.0
Charlotte 2,544 523 17.3 15.6-19.2 2,021 82.7 80.8-84.4
Greensboro 2,222 448 16.4 14.6-18.5 1,774 83.6 81.5-85.4
Southern Regional 1,784 425 20.8 17.9-23.9 1,359 79.2 76.1-82.1
Coastal 873 174 20.0 16.8-23.7 699 80.0 76.3-83.2
Wake 2,419 424 13.8 12.1-15.6 1,995 86.2 84.4-87.9
Area L 696 175 19.6 16.5-23.1 521 80.4 76.9-83.5
Eastern 2,155 505 20.2 18.1-22.4 1,650 79.8 77.6-81.9

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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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