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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 15,235 12,698 81.9 81.0-82.8 943 6.6 6.1- 7.2 1,594 11.4 10.7-12.2
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 399 337 82.7 75.8-87.9 20 4.4 2.6- 7.4 42 12.9 8.1-19.9
Buncombe 401 343 86.6 82.4-90.0 23 6.1 3.8- 9.7 35 7.2 5.0-10.3
Cabarrus 379 306 78.6 72.1-83.9 21 8.5 4.7-14.9 52 12.9 9.3-17.7
Catawba 399 329 81.7 76.7-85.8 28 7.3 4.9-10.7 42 11.1 7.8-15.5
Cumberland 409 344 81.3 75.2-86.2 25 6.3 4.1- 9.7 40 12.4 8.1-18.5
Davidson 402 321 79.0 72.5-84.2 37 10.2 6.4-15.9 44 10.8 7.2-15.9
Durham 427 359 77.5 70.8-83.1 28 7.4 4.7-11.5 40 15.1 10.1-21.8
Forsyth 403 352 85.1 79.1-89.6 15 3.5 2.0- 5.9 36 11.4 7.3-17.5
Gaston 389 337 85.8 81.1-89.5 21 5.4 3.3- 8.7 31 8.8 5.9-12.8
Guilford 419 362 84.5 78.8-88.9 21 5.8 3.6- 9.4 36 9.6 6.0-15.2
Iredell 359 302 83.1 77.8-87.4 24 5.9 3.7- 9.4 33 10.9 7.4-15.9
Johnston 344 290 83.0 76.6-88.0 18 6.0 3.2-11.2 36 10.9 7.1-16.4
Mecklenburg 778 670 82.9 78.6-86.4 37 4.9 3.3- 7.2 71 12.3 9.1-16.3
New Hanover 391 334 86.2 81.6-89.8 25 6.1 3.8- 9.5 32 7.7 5.1-11.5
Onslow 361 307 84.7 79.0-89.1 23 5.7 3.5- 9.1 31 9.6 6.0-15.1
Orange 379 340 87.0 81.2-91.2 14 4.3 2.0- 9.0 25 8.7 5.5-13.7
Pitt 390 337 84.8 79.6-88.9 23 6.7 4.0-11.0 30 8.5 5.6-12.7
Randolph 409 322 77.2 71.8-81.9 27 7.6 4.9-11.5 60 15.2 11.3-20.1
Robeson 394 312 77.6 71.8-82.5 25 6.7 4.1-10.9 57 15.7 11.7-20.8
Rowan 420 350 84.4 79.9-88.1 30 5.9 4.0- 8.8 40 9.7 6.7-13.7
Union 351 301 86.6 81.8-90.4 20 5.3 3.1- 8.8 30 8.1 5.3-12.3
Wake 768 652 83.1 79.2-86.4 48 7.3 4.9-10.6 68 9.6 7.3-12.6
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 412 349 83.7 77.4-88.5 31 9.1 5.4-14.9 32 7.2 4.4-11.7
Northeast Partnership II 451 346 78.0 73.2-82.2 39 7.9 5.6-11.1 66 14.1 10.7-18.3
Northeast Partnership I 449 356 81.4 76.4-85.4 37 7.9 5.4-11.4 56 10.8 7.6-15.0
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 381 332 84.3 77.5-89.4 18 6.1 2.7-13.2 31 9.6 6.3-14.4
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 454 380 84.3 79.8-88.0 23 4.5 2.7- 7.1 51 11.2 8.1-15.4
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 365 308 85.3 80.5-89.2 15 4.8 2.6- 8.6 42 9.8 6.9-13.8
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 422 332 74.0 67.7-79.5 30 9.9 6.4-15.0 60 16.1 11.6-21.8
Chatham/Lee/Moore 466 388 78.2 72.2-83.2 27 7.6 4.7-12.1 51 14.2 10.0-19.6
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 578 470 77.6 72.3-82.1 40 8.2 5.4-12.3 68 14.2 10.6-18.8
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 416 335 78.2 72.4-83.0 35 8.8 6.0-12.8 46 13.0 9.1-18.3
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 350 290 82.4 77.1-86.8 20 5.7 3.5- 9.3 40 11.8 8.3-16.6
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 450 356 79.0 73.6-83.6 32 6.6 4.4- 9.7 62 14.4 10.4-19.6
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 670 549 78.6 73.8-82.8 43 7.9 5.3-11.6 78 13.5 10.2-17.7
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 1,040 821 80.5 77.1-83.5 87 8.2 6.1-11.0 132 11.3 9.1-13.9
No 14,195 11,877 82.0 81.1-82.9 856 6.5 6.0- 7.2 1,462 11.4 10.7-12.3
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 4,893 4,064 82.7 81.1-84.1 314 6.6 5.7- 7.8 515 10.7 9.5-11.9
Piedmont 8,591 7,193 82.0 80.8-83.2 520 6.6 5.8- 7.4 878 11.4 10.4-12.5
Western NC 1,751 1,441 80.2 77.5-82.7 109 6.8 5.4- 8.6 201 13.0 10.9-15.4
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 1,071 892 81.3 77.8-84.4 66 7.3 5.3- 9.9 113 11.4 9.0-14.3
Northwest 2,891 2,390 81.2 79.0-83.1 199 6.7 5.6- 7.9 302 12.2 10.5-14.1
Charlotte 2,263 1,909 82.7 80.3-84.9 125 5.8 4.6- 7.3 229 11.4 9.5-13.7
Greensboro 1,978 1,653 81.8 79.0-84.3 105 6.0 4.6- 7.7 220 12.3 10.1-14.8
Southern Regional 1,579 1,305 81.8 78.8-84.4 102 6.6 5.2- 8.3 172 11.7 9.5-14.3
Coastal 757 637 83.9 80.2-87.0 40 5.5 3.8- 8.0 80 10.6 8.1-13.8
Wake 2,161 1,810 81.4 78.8-83.7 129 7.2 5.6- 9.1 222 11.4 9.6-13.5
Area L 620 508 81.6 76.3-85.9 43 7.8 4.6-12.9 69 10.7 7.9-14.3
Eastern 1,915 1,594 83.2 80.8-85.4 134 7.1 5.5- 9.0 187 9.7 8.1-11.6

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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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