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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 15,243 10,637 68.7 67.6-69.7 1,466 10.2 9.5-11.0 3,140 21.1 20.2-22.0
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 399 283 67.5 60.6-73.7 34 8.5 5.6-12.6 82 24.0 18.2-31.0
Buncombe 401 296 74.2 68.2-79.5 32 9.2 5.7-14.5 73 16.6 12.6-21.4
Cabarrus 379 261 66.4 60.0-72.3 43 11.9 8.4-16.5 75 21.7 16.6-27.8
Catawba 399 273 69.2 63.2-74.7 43 10.1 7.1-14.2 83 20.7 15.9-26.3
Cumberland 409 291 71.2 65.4-76.3 36 8.7 5.9-12.6 82 20.1 15.7-25.4
Davidson 402 266 65.2 58.6-71.2 51 14.1 10.1-19.4 85 20.7 15.9-26.6
Durham 427 302 67.4 61.1-73.1 40 9.1 6.3-12.9 85 23.5 18.3-29.8
Forsyth 403 288 70.1 63.8-75.7 41 9.3 6.6-13.0 74 20.6 15.5-26.9
Gaston 389 276 69.7 63.6-75.2 35 9.0 6.1-13.0 78 21.3 16.6-26.9
Guilford 420 297 67.0 60.8-72.7 44 11.6 8.3-16.1 79 21.3 16.3-27.4
Iredell 359 260 71.5 65.4-76.9 25 7.8 4.9-12.0 74 20.7 16.0-26.4
Johnston 344 237 65.7 58.6-72.1 40 14.4 9.7-20.8 67 19.9 15.0-25.9
Mecklenburg 778 562 69.7 65.3-73.7 59 8.3 6.1-11.3 157 22.0 18.5-26.1
New Hanover 391 288 73.2 67.3-78.3 26 7.0 4.5-10.7 77 19.8 15.3-25.4
Onslow 361 253 68.8 61.9-74.9 29 9.4 5.9-14.5 79 21.9 16.7-28.1
Orange 379 298 76.9 70.2-82.5 29 7.6 4.6-12.2 52 15.5 10.7-21.9
Pitt 390 279 67.2 60.3-73.4 34 10.8 6.2-18.3 77 22.0 17.2-27.7
Randolph 409 263 63.6 57.7-69.2 38 11.7 8.0-16.8 108 24.6 20.0-29.9
Robeson 394 253 63.7 57.4-69.5 47 11.9 8.5-16.5 94 24.4 19.6-30.1
Rowan 420 278 68.0 62.4-73.2 44 11.1 8.0-15.2 98 20.8 16.7-25.6
Union 351 258 73.8 67.9-78.9 32 10.3 6.8-15.2 61 15.9 12.0-20.7
Wake 768 548 69.1 64.6-73.3 70 10.6 7.6-14.6 150 20.3 16.9-24.1
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 413 293 71.2 65.1-76.7 40 9.3 6.4-13.5 80 19.5 14.8-25.2
Northeast Partnership II 451 285 64.3 58.9-69.5 57 12.7 9.5-16.8 109 23.0 18.7-27.9
Northeast Partnership I 451 288 65.7 59.8-71.1 60 12.8 9.3-17.3 103 21.6 17.2-26.7
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 381 265 67.7 60.9-73.9 46 12.3 7.9-18.5 70 20.0 15.1-26.1
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 454 308 68.8 63.3-73.8 41 8.5 6.0-11.8 105 22.8 18.4-27.8
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 365 254 64.9 58.5-70.9 34 10.7 7.3-15.3 77 24.4 19.0-30.8
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 424 288 65.1 58.9-70.8 45 11.2 8.0-15.6 91 23.7 18.5-29.7
Chatham/Lee/Moore 467 330 65.8 59.8-71.3 42 10.5 7.1-15.2 95 23.7 18.8-29.4
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 579 398 65.3 59.7-70.5 51 9.8 6.8-13.9 130 24.9 20.2-30.3
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 416 290 70.4 64.6-75.6 43 11.9 8.1-17.0 83 17.8 13.9-22.4
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 350 252 70.0 63.4-75.9 28 10.9 6.8-16.9 70 19.1 14.6-24.5
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 450 303 65.7 59.7-71.3 44 11.5 8.0-16.3 103 22.8 18.0-28.4
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 670 473 71.3 66.5-75.6 63 8.9 6.5-12.1 134 19.8 16.1-24.2
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 1,042 674 66.5 62.7-70.1 130 12.2 9.9-15.1 238 21.3 18.4-24.6
No 14,201 9,963 68.8 67.7-69.9 1,336 10.1 9.4-10.9 2,902 21.1 20.2-22.0
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 4,894 3,360 67.9 66.1-69.7 501 10.7 9.5-11.9 1,033 21.4 19.9-23.0
Piedmont 8,598 6,041 68.8 67.4-70.2 814 10.1 9.2-11.1 1,743 21.0 19.8-22.3
Western NC 1,751 1,236 69.6 66.7-72.4 151 9.7 7.9-11.9 364 20.7 18.3-23.3
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 1,071 769 72.3 68.5-75.7 95 9.0 6.9-11.6 207 18.8 15.9-22.0
Northwest 2,891 1,993 67.7 65.4-70.0 285 10.9 9.4-12.6 613 21.3 19.4-23.5
Charlotte 2,264 1,617 70.1 67.5-72.7 200 9.3 7.8-11.1 447 20.5 18.3-22.9
Greensboro 1,980 1,395 68.4 65.3-71.3 181 10.4 8.6-12.6 404 21.1 18.6-24.0
Southern Regional 1,580 1,081 68.6 65.4-71.7 159 9.7 8.0-11.7 340 21.7 19.0-24.6
Coastal 757 546 69.3 64.9-73.4 60 9.1 6.8-12.0 151 21.7 18.0-25.9
Wake 2,164 1,513 67.8 64.9-70.6 218 10.8 8.9-13.1 433 21.4 19.0-23.9
Area L 620 408 66.5 61.2-71.5 85 14.1 10.3-19.1 127 19.4 15.6-23.7
Eastern 1,916 1,315 67.3 64.4-70.0 183 9.9 8.2-11.9 418 22.8 20.4-25.4

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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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