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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 15,237 5,755 38.0 37.0-39.1 5,667 37.7 36.6-38.8 3,815 24.3 23.4-25.2
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 399 154 39.1 33.2-45.4 138 31.7 26.3-37.5 107 29.2 23.1-36.1
Buncombe 401 134 38.2 31.7-45.1 172 43.2 36.9-49.6 95 18.7 14.9-23.1
Cabarrus 379 146 35.5 29.9-41.6 141 38.0 32.1-44.4 92 26.4 20.8-32.9
Catawba 399 143 32.4 27.1-38.1 149 40.5 34.6-46.7 107 27.2 22.0-33.1
Cumberland 409 192 47.0 40.9-53.1 126 30.2 24.7-36.3 91 22.8 18.1-28.3
Davidson 402 150 37.5 31.4-44.0 157 43.5 37.0-50.3 95 19.0 14.6-24.3
Durham 427 148 31.2 26.0-36.8 188 44.3 38.2-50.5 91 24.5 19.2-30.8
Forsyth 403 129 33.5 27.8-39.7 169 40.6 34.8-46.7 105 25.9 20.6-32.0
Gaston 389 156 41.2 34.7-48.0 138 35.1 29.3-41.3 95 23.7 17.9-30.7
Guilford 420 158 40.9 35.0-47.0 155 34.5 29.0-40.5 107 24.6 19.6-30.5
Iredell 359 157 45.0 38.8-51.4 117 30.9 25.6-36.9 85 24.1 19.0-29.9
Johnston 344 137 37.9 31.4-44.9 127 39.4 32.8-46.4 80 22.7 17.4-29.0
Mecklenburg 778 288 37.1 32.9-41.5 297 37.9 33.7-42.2 193 25.0 21.3-29.1
New Hanover 391 140 39.9 33.8-46.4 167 40.4 34.6-46.4 84 19.7 15.6-24.6
Onslow 361 151 40.7 34.3-47.4 117 32.8 26.9-39.3 93 26.5 20.1-34.2
Orange 379 104 32.8 26.2-40.2 189 45.5 39.1-52.1 86 21.7 17.1-27.2
Pitt 390 147 41.2 34.8-47.9 162 39.2 33.3-45.3 81 19.7 15.4-24.7
Randolph 409 135 35.8 30.2-41.7 131 32.3 27.1-38.0 143 32.0 26.8-37.6
Robeson 394 165 39.8 33.7-46.1 128 37.3 30.9-44.1 101 23.0 18.3-28.4
Rowan 420 153 38.4 32.3-44.9 163 41.1 35.1-47.3 104 20.6 16.6-25.2
Union 351 127 37.8 31.8-44.1 147 42.7 36.8-48.9 77 19.5 15.3-24.5
Wake 768 254 32.9 28.8-37.2 353 46.2 41.7-50.8 161 20.9 17.4-24.8
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 412 155 36.4 30.7-42.6 164 41.6 35.4-48.1 93 21.9 17.1-27.7
Northeast Partnership II 451 162 37.6 32.1-43.5 162 34.3 29.3-39.7 127 28.1 23.4-33.4
Northeast Partnership I 450 190 41.8 36.1-47.8 145 35.6 29.6-42.0 115 22.6 18.2-27.7
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 381 141 38.3 32.1-44.8 148 36.6 30.6-43.2 92 25.1 19.9-31.1
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 454 188 40.6 34.8-46.7 151 34.4 28.5-40.9 115 24.9 20.3-30.2
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 365 141 41.9 35.9-48.2 127 33.2 27.9-39.1 97 24.8 20.0-30.4
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 421 165 39.2 33.5-45.1 149 36.5 30.9-42.4 107 24.3 19.3-30.1
Chatham/Lee/Moore 467 178 39.9 34.4-45.7 161 32.9 28.0-38.3 128 27.2 22.2-32.8
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 578 253 44.3 39.1-49.7 178 29.5 25.1-34.3 147 26.2 21.4-31.7
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 416 159 33.6 28.6-39.1 153 41.7 35.9-47.8 104 24.7 19.8-30.2
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 350 124 38.1 31.6-45.0 125 34.5 28.3-41.4 101 27.4 22.1-33.5
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 450 176 38.4 32.8-44.3 143 32.5 27.3-38.3 131 29.1 23.9-34.9
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 670 255 39.3 34.5-44.4 230 34.7 30.1-39.5 185 26.0 21.9-30.5
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 1,041 409 38.5 34.7-42.4 356 36.7 32.8-40.9 276 24.8 21.6-28.2
No 14,196 5,346 38.0 36.9-39.1 5,311 37.8 36.7-38.9 3,539 24.2 23.3-25.2
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 4,893 1,967 40.6 38.7-42.5 1,739 35.8 34.0-37.7 1,187 23.6 22.1-25.2
Piedmont 8,593 3,147 36.6 35.2-38.1 3,296 39.1 37.6-40.5 2,150 24.3 23.0-25.6
Western NC 1,751 641 38.2 35.2-41.3 632 36.3 33.4-39.2 478 25.5 23.0-28.2
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 1,071 389 39.0 35.0-43.0 402 37.5 33.8-41.4 280 23.5 20.5-26.9
Northwest 2,891 1,075 36.9 34.6-39.2 1,070 38.3 35.9-40.7 746 24.9 22.8-27.1
Charlotte 2,263 862 38.5 35.8-41.3 853 37.4 34.8-40.1 548 24.1 21.7-26.6
Greensboro 1,978 693 37.5 34.5-40.5 733 35.2 32.4-38.2 552 27.3 24.5-30.2
Southern Regional 1,580 672 41.5 38.0-45.1 508 33.8 30.2-37.6 400 24.7 21.9-27.8
Coastal 757 280 40.3 36.0-44.8 300 37.0 33.0-41.2 177 22.7 19.3-26.5
Wake 2,162 785 34.5 31.8-37.3 888 42.8 39.9-45.8 489 22.7 20.3-25.3
Area L 620 235 40.4 35.2-45.8 228 36.5 31.4-41.8 157 23.1 19.2-27.6
Eastern 1,915 764 40.0 37.2-42.9 685 35.8 33.1-38.7 466 24.1 21.7-26.8

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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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