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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 15,228 9,813 62.7 61.6-63.7 2,216 15.7 14.9-16.5 3,199 21.7 20.8-22.6
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 399 271 63.0 56.2-69.4 49 12.3 8.8-17.1 79 24.7 18.8-31.7
Buncombe 400 257 61.8 55.0-68.1 66 16.6 12.5-21.5 77 21.7 16.2-28.4
Cabarrus 379 236 58.4 51.9-64.6 58 17.7 13.3-23.2 85 23.8 18.5-30.2
Catawba 399 256 64.2 58.1-69.8 63 18.2 13.7-23.8 80 17.6 13.7-22.3
Cumberland 409 274 65.7 59.8-71.2 61 17.4 13.1-22.7 74 16.9 13.2-21.3
Davidson 402 245 58.6 52.0-65.0 67 19.5 14.6-25.6 90 21.9 17.0-27.7
Durham 425 296 67.1 60.7-72.8 53 12.3 8.9-16.6 76 20.7 15.6-26.8
Forsyth 403 261 64.6 58.2-70.4 63 15.2 11.4-20.0 79 20.3 15.3-26.4
Gaston 389 257 59.0 51.7-65.9 49 15.5 10.4-22.4 83 25.5 19.4-32.8
Guilford 419 275 62.6 56.3-68.5 68 14.7 11.2-18.9 76 22.8 17.5-29.1
Iredell 359 222 61.8 55.5-67.8 56 16.2 11.9-21.8 81 21.9 17.2-27.5
Johnston 344 222 60.6 53.5-67.3 49 18.1 13.0-24.7 73 21.3 16.1-27.5
Mecklenburg 778 497 60.1 55.6-64.4 114 15.5 12.5-18.9 167 24.5 20.7-28.6
New Hanover 391 252 62.0 55.7-68.0 63 17.0 12.5-22.5 76 21.0 16.3-26.6
Onslow 361 204 54.0 47.1-60.7 66 20.2 15.5-25.8 91 25.9 20.3-32.3
Orange 379 262 67.8 61.4-73.6 56 15.2 11.1-20.4 61 17.0 12.7-22.4
Pitt 390 270 67.5 60.6-73.7 41 11.4 6.7-18.8 79 21.1 16.5-26.5
Randolph 409 242 57.6 51.6-63.3 55 14.7 10.8-19.7 112 27.7 22.7-33.3
Robeson 394 238 57.9 51.4-64.2 63 18.7 13.9-24.8 93 23.4 18.6-28.9
Rowan 419 259 61.6 55.3-67.5 64 17.7 12.8-23.9 96 20.7 16.6-25.5
Union 351 240 68.0 61.9-73.5 52 17.3 12.9-22.9 59 14.7 11.1-19.3
Wake 768 497 65.0 60.8-69.1 110 14.6 11.9-17.8 161 20.4 17.2-24.0
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 412 269 63.7 57.3-69.6 63 18.0 13.4-23.9 80 18.3 14.0-23.5
Northeast Partnership II 451 269 57.7 52.1-63.2 72 17.8 13.9-22.5 110 24.5 20.0-29.6
Northeast Partnership I 449 289 65.7 59.8-71.3 60 14.3 10.6-19.1 100 20.0 15.6-25.3
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 381 259 68.5 62.4-74.1 44 11.2 8.0-15.3 78 20.3 15.6-26.0
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 453 310 67.4 61.5-72.8 41 10.4 7.0-15.1 102 22.2 17.8-27.4
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 365 239 60.3 53.9-66.4 46 15.6 11.1-21.4 80 24.0 18.9-30.0
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 422 276 60.5 54.2-66.5 68 18.7 14.2-24.1 78 20.8 15.8-26.8
Chatham/Lee/Moore 466 301 61.4 55.5-66.9 70 17.0 13.0-21.9 95 21.6 17.0-27.1
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 576 379 63.0 57.5-68.3 83 15.4 11.7-19.9 114 21.6 17.1-26.9
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 416 253 60.7 54.8-66.3 78 18.7 14.6-23.7 85 20.6 16.2-25.8
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 350 234 66.4 60.1-72.2 42 13.1 9.4-18.0 74 20.4 15.9-25.9
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 450 288 60.9 54.6-66.8 58 13.5 9.8-18.3 104 25.6 20.2-31.9
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 670 414 60.6 55.6-65.4 105 17.7 14.1-21.9 151 21.7 17.9-26.1
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 1,040 644 60.5 56.4-64.4 152 17.0 14.0-20.5 244 22.6 19.5-26.0
No 14,188 9,169 62.8 61.7-63.9 2,064 15.6 14.8-16.4 2,955 21.6 20.7-22.6
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 4,890 3,149 63.1 61.2-64.9 689 15.5 14.2-17.0 1,052 21.4 19.9-22.9
Piedmont 8,588 5,555 62.7 61.3-64.1 1,267 15.6 14.6-16.6 1,766 21.7 20.5-23.0
Western NC 1,750 1,109 61.6 58.5-64.6 260 16.2 14.0-18.6 381 22.2 19.7-25.0
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 1,070 671 61.0 57.0-64.8 171 17.3 14.5-20.5 228 21.7 18.5-25.3
Northwest 2,890 1,824 62.6 60.2-64.9 438 16.1 14.4-17.9 628 21.3 19.4-23.4
Charlotte 2,263 1,474 60.9 58.1-63.7 325 15.9 13.9-18.1 464 23.2 20.7-25.9
Greensboro 1,978 1,286 62.7 59.5-65.7 287 15.0 13.0-17.2 405 22.4 19.7-25.3
Southern Regional 1,577 1,011 63.2 59.7-66.6 240 16.4 13.9-19.3 326 20.4 17.8-23.3
Coastal 756 494 61.8 57.3-66.1 101 14.7 11.6-18.5 161 23.5 19.8-27.6
Wake 2,159 1,428 64.5 61.7-67.2 302 14.9 13.1-17.0 429 20.6 18.4-23.0
Area L 620 398 65.6 60.6-70.4 88 14.5 11.4-18.2 134 19.9 16.1-24.3
Eastern 1,915 1,227 62.5 59.5-65.3 264 15.3 13.1-17.7 424 22.3 20.0-24.8

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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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