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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No Don't know/Not sure
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,249 13,373 85.0 84.0-85.8 658 5.5 4.9- 6.1 1,218 9.6 8.9-10.3
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 399 350 83.1 75.9-88.4 14 4.3 2.4- 7.5 35 12.6 7.7-20.0
Buncombe 401 365 87.8 80.8-92.6 16 4.0 2.3- 6.8 20 8.2 4.0-15.8
Cabarrus 379 331 83.7 77.3-88.5 13 5.1 2.8- 9.1 35 11.2 7.1-17.3
Catawba 399 336 82.8 77.7-86.9 24 6.4 4.1- 9.8 39 10.8 7.5-15.4
Cumberland 409 363 87.6 82.9-91.1 12 4.2 2.1- 8.2 34 8.2 5.7-11.9
Davidson 401 346 83.8 77.1-88.8 24 7.0 3.7-12.9 31 9.3 5.7-14.6
Durham 427 380 82.2 75.7-87.2 14 4.6 2.5- 8.3 33 13.2 8.7-19.6
Forsyth 403 362 88.6 83.9-92.1 13 3.0 1.5- 5.6 28 8.4 5.4-12.9
Gaston 389 343 85.9 80.7-90.0 14 4.7 2.4- 9.0 32 9.3 6.3-13.7
Guilford 420 362 83.2 77.4-87.7 18 5.7 3.4- 9.4 40 11.1 7.3-16.6
Iredell 359 322 88.6 83.9-92.0 13 4.3 2.3- 8.0 24 7.1 4.5-10.9
Johnston 344 310 89.8 84.4-93.5 16 5.5 2.7-11.0 18 4.7 2.8- 7.8
Mecklenburg 779 701 85.7 81.6-89.0 24 4.0 2.5- 6.4 54 10.3 7.5-14.2
New Hanover 392 357 88.4 82.9-92.3 10 3.6 1.7- 7.4 25 8.0 4.8-13.1
Onslow 361 314 80.2 71.7-86.6 20 8.1 4.8-13.5 27 11.7 6.3-20.6
Orange 379 343 85.5 78.5-90.5 16 7.9 4.0-15.2 20 6.6 3.8-11.0
Pitt 390 348 88.0 83.4-91.5 16 3.5 2.0- 6.2 26 8.5 5.5-12.8
Randolph 409 341 81.8 76.6-86.1 20 8.0 4.9-12.8 48 10.2 7.4-13.9
Robeson 395 328 81.4 75.9-85.9 22 6.5 3.8-10.8 45 12.1 8.6-16.8
Rowan 420 364 84.2 78.0-89.0 26 7.4 4.6-11.8 30 8.3 4.7-14.3
Union 351 320 90.5 85.7-93.8 9 3.9 1.8- 8.4 22 5.6 3.4- 9.1
Wake 768 675 83.8 79.5-87.3 39 8.1 5.4-12.1 54 8.1 5.9-11.0
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 414 374 89.4 84.6-92.9 16 4.2 2.4- 7.0 24 6.4 3.6-11.1
Northeast Partnership II 451 389 83.8 78.7-87.8 19 4.5 2.4- 8.3 43 11.7 8.3-16.1
Northeast Partnership I 451 375 81.1 75.7-85.5 28 7.6 4.8-11.8 48 11.3 7.9-15.8
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 381 347 87.1 80.3-91.8 13 5.1 2.0-12.2 21 7.8 4.7-12.7
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 455 386 86.0 81.7-89.4 26 4.7 2.9- 7.4 43 9.4 6.6-13.2
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 365 328 89.6 85.0-92.9 12 4.2 2.2- 8.1 25 6.2 3.8- 9.8
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 425 368 79.0 72.3-84.4 28 10.3 6.6-15.7 29 10.8 6.7-16.7
Chatham/Lee/Moore 467 405 79.7 73.5-84.7 17 7.1 3.9-12.5 45 13.2 9.3-18.4
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 579 508 86.3 82.2-89.5 23 4.5 2.7- 7.2 48 9.2 6.6-12.8
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 416 363 85.3 79.9-89.4 21 5.5 3.4- 8.9 32 9.2 5.8-14.3
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 350 307 83.7 77.2-88.6 10 3.5 1.5- 7.8 33 12.8 8.5-18.9
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 450 379 80.2 74.1-85.1 26 6.9 4.3-11.0 45 12.9 8.7-18.7
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 671 583 85.4 81.0-88.9 26 4.7 2.8- 7.7 62 10.0 7.1-13.9
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 1,042 892 84.4 81.2-87.1 52 5.4 3.8- 7.6 98 10.3 8.0-13.0
No 14,207 12,481 85.0 84.0-85.9 606 5.5 4.9- 6.1 1,120 9.5 8.8-10.3
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 4,898 4,291 86.1 84.6-87.4 215 5.1 4.2- 6.1 392 8.8 7.8-10.0
Piedmont 8,599 7,553 84.5 83.3-85.7 371 5.9 5.1- 6.7 675 9.6 8.6-10.6
Western NC 1,752 1,529 84.3 81.5-86.8 72 4.8 3.5- 6.4 151 10.9 8.8-13.5
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 1,072 948 86.2 82.6-89.1 42 4.4 3.0- 6.6 82 9.4 6.8-12.7
Northwest 2,890 2,507 84.3 82.2-86.1 146 5.8 4.6- 7.1 237 10.0 8.4-11.8
Charlotte 2,265 2,021 85.9 83.5-88.1 77 4.2 3.2- 5.5 167 9.9 8.0-12.2
Greensboro 1,980 1,717 83.5 80.7-85.9 82 5.9 4.5- 7.7 181 10.6 8.6-13.1
Southern Regional 1,581 1,369 85.4 82.8-87.7 65 5.1 3.8- 7.0 147 9.4 7.7-11.5
Coastal 758 684 88.2 84.7-91.0 22 3.7 2.2- 6.1 52 8.0 5.8-11.1
Wake 2,165 1,906 83.5 80.8-85.8 105 7.4 5.7- 9.7 154 9.1 7.5-11.1
Area L 620 547 86.2 80.9-90.1 29 5.8 3.0-10.9 44 8.1 5.5-11.8
Eastern 1,918 1,674 85.5 83.1-87.6 90 5.0 3.8- 6.4 154 9.5 7.7-11.7

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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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