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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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  Total
Respond.^
1 or more/day 1 or more/week 1 or more/month 1 or more/year Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 16,748 12,915 75.2 74.3-76.1 3,311 20.9 20.0-21.7 325 2.3 2.0- 2.6 10 0.1 0.1- 0.3 187 1.5 1.2- 1.9
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 450 344 77.1 71.9-81.6 94 19.9 15.7-25.0 7 1.6 0.7- 3.8 0 0.0 . - . 5 1.3 0.5- 3.5
Buncombe 442 348 78.9 73.1-83.8 80 18.6 14.0-24.4 7 1.5 0.6- 3.4 0 0.0 . - . 7 1.0 0.4- 2.1
Cabarrus 414 323 74.9 68.9-80.2 79 20.0 15.5-25.6 5 2.7 0.9- 7.7 0 0.0 . - . 7 2.3 1.0- 5.2
Catawba 431 323 71.8 65.9-77.0 93 24.0 19.1-29.7 8 2.5 1.1- 5.6 0 0.0 . - . 7 1.7 0.7- 4.2
Cumberland 447 342 75.8 70.6-80.4 90 20.0 15.9-24.9 11 3.3 1.6- 6.5 0 0.0 . - . 4 0.9 0.3- 2.9
Davidson 444 340 73.2 66.7-78.8 87 21.1 16.2-27.1 12 4.8 2.1-10.6 0 0.0 . - . 5 0.9 0.4- 2.2
Durham 456 347 72.5 66.5-77.7 89 20.0 15.9-25.0 11 2.8 1.4- 5.5 2 1.4 0.2- 8.1 7 3.2 1.2- 8.7
Forsyth 444 342 73.5 67.7-78.6 88 22.9 18.1-28.6 9 2.1 1.0- 4.3 0 0.0 . - . 5 1.5 0.5- 4.2
Gaston 425 334 75.9 69.4-81.3 78 19.7 14.6-26.1 10 3.4 1.7- 6.7 0 0.0 . - . 3 1.0 0.3- 3.7
Guilford 456 362 77.9 72.6-82.5 84 20.4 15.9-25.7 7 1.0 0.5- 2.4 0 0.0 . - . 3 0.7 0.2- 2.0
Iredell 393 295 73.5 67.8-78.5 77 20.6 16.2-25.8 18 4.0 2.4- 6.7 0 0.0 . - . 3 1.9 0.5- 6.6
Johnston 373 291 78.2 72.4-83.1 73 18.9 14.3-24.6 6 2.2 0.9- 5.2 0 0.0 . - . 3 0.7 0.2- 2.2
Mecklenburg 865 661 74.4 70.2-78.1 164 19.5 16.3-23.2 23 3.4 1.9- 5.9 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3 16 2.6 1.3- 4.9
New Hanover 437 351 80.2 75.1-84.4 79 17.6 13.7-22.3 5 1.7 0.5- 5.8 0 0.0 . - . 2 0.6 0.1- 2.3
Onslow 381 304 78.2 72.2-83.1 63 18.2 13.7-23.8 6 1.9 0.7- 5.5 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7 7 1.6 0.6- 3.8
Orange 414 335 79.7 73.6-84.6 65 17.7 13.0-23.8 9 1.8 0.9- 3.6 0 0.0 . - . 5 0.8 0.3- 2.6
Pitt 430 312 69.7 64.1-74.8 103 24.6 20.1-29.8 10 3.9 1.7- 8.5 1 0.5 0.1- 3.3 4 1.3 0.5- 3.5
Randolph 440 334 75.2 70.0-79.8 95 22.4 18.0-27.6 5 1.2 0.5- 3.3 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0 5 1.0 0.3- 2.9
Robeson 431 321 71.7 65.8-76.9 93 22.8 18.2-28.1 15 4.5 2.2- 9.1 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.0 0.3- 4.1
Rowan 457 353 76.3 70.9-81.0 92 21.4 16.8-26.8 9 1.9 1.0- 3.8 0 0.0 . - . 3 0.3 0.1- 1.2
Union 374 294 75.5 69.7-80.5 69 21.3 16.5-27.0 6 1.4 0.6- 3.4 0 0.0 . - . 5 1.8 0.7- 4.8
Wake 842 656 75.5 71.5-79.2 160 21.3 17.8-25.2 11 1.0 0.5- 2.0 1 0.2 0.0- 1.1 14 2.1 1.1- 3.7
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 458 377 81.2 75.7-85.7 73 15.6 11.8-20.3 5 2.7 0.8- 8.7 0 0.0 . - . 3 0.5 0.2- 1.6
Northeast Partnership II 492 373 71.2 65.7-76.1 106 25.3 20.6-30.6 9 2.7 1.3- 5.6 0 0.0 . - . 4 0.8 0.3- 2.4
Northeast Partnership I 499 383 75.0 69.1-80.1 103 22.7 17.7-28.5 7 1.3 0.5- 3.6 0 0.0 . - . 6 1.0 0.4- 2.6
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 414 327 77.2 71.0-82.4 74 18.9 14.0-24.9 13 3.9 2.0- 7.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 514 390 74.7 69.5-79.4 105 20.2 16.2-25.0 13 3.9 1.8- 8.1 0 0.0 . - . 6 1.1 0.5- 2.8
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 416 333 79.4 74.4-83.6 71 16.7 13.0-21.2 4 1.0 0.3- 3.9 1 0.3 0.0- 2.4 7 2.6 1.1- 5.8
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 468 362 77.6 72.3-82.2 95 20.2 15.8-25.4 9 1.9 0.8- 4.2 0 0.0 . - . 2 0.2 0.1- 1.1
Chatham/Lee/Moore 512 403 77.1 72.3-81.4 98 19.9 16.0-24.4 6 1.7 0.6- 4.6 0 0.0 . - . 5 1.3 0.4- 3.8
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 629 455 70.3 64.9-75.2 154 25.8 21.1-31.1 14 2.8 1.5- 5.1 0 0.0 . - . 6 1.1 0.5- 2.6
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 456 343 71.4 65.6-76.6 101 24.0 19.3-29.5 6 2.2 0.9- 5.2 0 0.0 . - . 6 2.3 0.8- 6.5
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 400 315 75.3 69.2-80.4 77 21.8 17.0-27.6 5 1.2 0.4- 3.3 0 0.0 . - . 3 1.7 0.4- 6.4
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 499 375 72.7 67.1-77.7 104 21.2 16.9-26.2 10 2.0 0.9- 4.2 1 1.0 0.1- 7.0 9 3.1 1.3- 7.1
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 745 567 74.0 69.5-78.1 155 22.7 18.9-27.1 14 1.4 0.8- 2.7 1 0.0 0.0- 0.2 8 1.8 0.8- 4.2
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 1,144 883 74.7 71.0-78.1 229 21.5 18.5-24.9 20 2.8 1.4- 5.6 0 0.0 . - . 12 0.9 0.5- 1.8
No 15,604 12,032 75.2 74.3-76.2 3,082 20.8 19.9-21.7 305 2.2 1.9- 2.6 10 0.1 0.1- 0.4 175 1.6 1.3- 1.9
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 5,390 4,160 76.1 74.5-77.6 1,069 20.0 18.6-21.5 108 2.8 2.1- 3.7 3 0.1 0.0- 0.2 50 1.0 0.7- 1.4
Piedmont 9,409 7,251 74.9 73.6-76.1 1,852 21.0 19.8-22.2 186 2.2 1.9- 2.7 6 0.2 0.1- 0.6 114 1.7 1.3- 2.2
Western NC 1,949 1,504 74.9 72.1-77.4 390 22.0 19.6-24.7 31 1.4 0.9- 2.2 1 0.0 0.0- 0.1 23 1.7 1.0- 2.9
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 1,187 915 75.6 72.1-78.8 235 21.4 18.3-24.8 21 1.5 0.9- 2.4 1 0.0 0.0- 0.1 15 1.5 0.8- 3.1
Northwest 3,180 2,428 73.4 71.2-75.5 646 22.6 20.6-24.7 72 2.5 1.9- 3.5 0 0.0 . - . 34 1.5 0.9- 2.4
Charlotte 2,483 1,917 74.0 71.4-76.4 472 20.2 18.1-22.5 54 3.1 2.2- 4.4 2 0.4 0.1- 1.9 38 2.3 1.5- 3.5
Greensboro 2,165 1,682 76.8 74.1-79.3 423 20.4 18.1-23.0 34 1.2 0.8- 1.8 1 0.0 0.0- 0.1 25 1.6 0.9- 2.9
Southern Regional 1,740 1,303 73.6 70.4-76.5 382 21.9 19.3-24.7 42 3.4 2.1- 5.5 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7 12 1.1 0.6- 2.1
Coastal 851 682 79.5 75.9-82.6 153 18.1 15.2-21.5 8 1.2 0.4- 3.1 0 0.0 . - . 8 1.2 0.6- 2.5
Wake 2,358 1,824 75.6 73.0-78.0 465 20.6 18.4-23.1 38 1.7 1.2- 2.5 3 0.3 0.1- 1.3 28 1.8 1.1- 2.9
Area L 683 531 74.9 69.7-79.5 128 21.0 16.6-26.2 18 3.4 1.9- 5.9 0 0.0 . - . 6 0.7 0.3- 1.8
Eastern 2,101 1,633 76.9 74.4-79.2 407 19.5 17.4-21.7 38 2.7 1.7- 4.3 2 0.1 0.0- 0.4 21 0.9 0.6- 1.5

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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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