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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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Always Usually Sometimes Rarely Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,022 8,155 53.9 52.8-55.0 3,900 26.6 25.6-27.6 1,741 11.5 10.8-12.3 483 3.3 2.9- 3.8 743 4.7 4.2- 5.2
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 380 186 47.1 40.3-54.0 101 29.4 23.5-36.1 57 14.9 10.5-20.6 12 2.6 1.4- 4.8 24 6.1 3.5-10.3
Buncombe 352 184 51.3 44.6-57.9 104 32.0 26.0-38.7 26 6.1 4.0- 9.2 18 4.3 2.4- 7.5 20 6.4 3.8-10.5
Cabarrus 377 196 50.7 44.3-57.2 111 31.9 26.0-38.4 39 9.4 6.5-13.3 12 2.1 1.2- 3.8 19 5.8 3.5- 9.7
Catawba 391 183 46.9 40.0-54.0 113 30.7 24.0-38.3 58 14.6 10.6-19.7 13 4.2 2.2- 7.9 24 3.6 2.3- 5.6
Cumberland 440 236 50.7 44.4-57.0 121 29.4 23.8-35.7 53 11.7 8.3-16.2 15 3.5 1.9- 6.3 15 4.7 2.1-10.4
Davidson 411 227 51.2 44.8-57.5 99 26.1 20.5-32.5 46 12.2 8.6-17.2 14 2.3 1.2- 4.2 25 8.2 4.7-13.9
Durham 388 203 49.9 43.1-56.7 115 28.8 22.8-35.8 38 13.3 8.4-20.3 16 3.6 2.0- 6.3 16 4.4 2.4- 7.9
Forsyth 401 222 52.5 46.2-58.6 112 28.4 23.3-34.0 44 12.3 8.1-18.1 6 1.9 0.7- 5.0 17 5.0 2.8- 9.0
Gaston 376 211 56.1 49.4-62.5 92 26.9 21.3-33.4 39 7.8 5.4-11.0 12 3.0 1.5- 5.8 22 6.2 3.8-10.1
Guilford 425 239 58.5 52.6-64.2 110 25.2 20.6-30.6 43 9.3 6.5-13.2 17 4.0 2.3- 6.7 16 3.0 1.6- 5.4
Iredell 431 224 52.0 45.7-58.3 121 26.9 21.9-32.5 56 14.4 10.3-19.8 13 3.4 1.7- 6.6 17 3.3 1.9- 5.5
Johnston 434 249 53.3 46.4-60.0 89 24.4 18.7-31.1 53 10.2 7.3-14.2 15 4.1 1.4-11.2 28 8.1 4.8-13.2
Mecklenburg 800 427 53.8 49.1-58.5 242 29.2 25.4-33.4 79 10.8 8.1-14.4 24 2.8 1.6- 4.9 28 3.3 1.9- 5.5
New Hanover 378 210 57.8 51.2-64.1 98 24.9 19.8-30.8 37 10.2 6.8-14.9 13 2.8 1.6- 5.0 20 4.3 2.6- 7.0
Onslow 372 232 63.5 56.9-69.6 85 24.5 19.2-30.7 34 7.9 5.2-11.9 6 1.0 0.4- 2.5 15 3.1 1.7- 5.5
Orange 355 165 45.6 38.5-52.8 145 40.6 33.8-47.9 32 11.4 6.3-19.8 9 1.8 0.9- 3.8 4 0.6 0.2- 1.9
Pitt 380 194 53.6 47.5-59.7 105 27.3 22.2-33.1 54 12.3 9.1-16.4 13 4.0 2.2- 7.3 14 2.8 1.5- 5.2
Randolph 375 205 54.5 47.1-61.8 105 27.9 21.9-34.8 40 12.0 7.9-17.9 14 3.9 1.9- 7.8 11 1.6 0.8- 3.2
Robeson 373 190 48.9 42.2-55.8 84 24.4 19.1-30.7 54 14.1 10.5-18.8 10 5.0 1.7-13.5 35 7.5 4.8-11.4
Rowan 422 234 54.9 48.5-61.1 94 24.6 19.3-30.8 55 13.6 9.5-19.2 14 2.5 1.3- 4.7 25 4.4 2.7- 7.0
Union 379 223 60.1 53.5-66.3 98 24.2 19.1-30.1 34 8.4 5.6-12.5 9 3.8 1.9- 7.5 15 3.5 1.9- 6.3
Wake 629 351 56.8 51.8-61.7 184 28.1 24.0-32.7 58 9.5 7.0-12.9 19 2.5 1.5- 4.3 17 3.0 1.6- 5.3
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 408 232 60.0 53.5-66.2 110 24.6 19.5-30.5 45 9.8 7.0-13.6 7 1.6 0.6- 4.1 14 3.9 2.0- 7.6
Northeast Partnership II*** 485 285 58.0 52.0-63.7 98 19.4 15.3-24.3 62 13.8 10.2-18.4 15 3.4 1.9- 6.1 25 5.3 3.0- 9.2
Northeast Partnership I*** 415 228 49.6 43.2-55.9 76 19.5 15.2-24.6 56 16.8 12.0-23.1 12 2.9 1.4- 5.8 43 11.2 7.9-15.8
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 422 225 56.1 50.0-62.0 102 22.6 18.1-27.9 55 12.8 9.1-17.7 16 4.0 2.2- 7.2 24 4.4 2.6- 7.4
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 448 238 48.6 42.5-54.8 107 26.9 21.5-32.9 56 11.2 8.1-15.4 20 4.7 2.4- 9.0 27 8.7 5.3-13.8
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 414 241 56.4 50.1-62.5 95 24.0 19.3-29.5 43 10.2 7.3-14.1 12 2.3 1.2- 4.3 23 7.0 3.3-14.3
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 376 186 51.0 44.0-58.1 99 26.5 20.6-33.4 60 16.0 11.7-21.5 14 2.3 1.3- 4.1 17 4.2 2.3- 7.3
Chatham/Lee/Moore 441 231 50.7 44.2-57.2 122 28.7 23.1-35.0 51 12.9 8.3-19.6 17 3.5 1.8- 6.5 20 4.3 2.6- 7.2
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 550 317 60.4 54.9-65.7 121 18.5 14.9-22.8 73 13.7 10.1-18.5 12 3.2 1.4- 7.0 27 4.1 2.6- 6.2
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 403 206 49.4 43.3-55.5 111 29.2 23.8-35.3 44 10.1 7.0-14.4 18 5.6 2.8-10.9 24 5.7 3.3- 9.4
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 411 219 51.8 44.9-58.6 110 29.8 23.9-36.4 51 11.8 8.1-16.9 12 2.3 1.2- 4.3 19 4.4 2.4- 7.9
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 433 245 54.9 48.7-61.0 99 23.1 18.2-28.8 56 15.8 11.5-21.4 12 2.2 1.2- 4.1 21 3.9 2.2- 6.8
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 547 311 55.8 50.0-61.4 122 24.0 19.5-29.2 60 10.4 7.5-14.2 22 5.4 2.8-10.2 32 4.4 2.7- 6.9
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP***
Yes 1,029 585 54.8 50.6-58.9 211 20.9 17.7-24.6 135 14.6 11.9-17.8 30 3.4 2.2- 5.1 68 6.3 4.6- 8.6
No 13,993 7,570 53.8 52.7-55.0 3,689 26.9 25.9-28.0 1,606 11.3 10.6-12.1 453 3.3 2.9- 3.8 675 4.6 4.1- 5.2
NC REGIONS**
Eastern NC 5,014 2,814 54.8 52.8-56.7 1,172 24.4 22.7-26.1 603 11.6 10.5-12.9 146 3.1 2.5- 4.0 279 6.0 5.0- 7.3
Piedmont 8,402 4,473 53.7 52.2-55.3 2,308 27.5 26.1-28.8 970 11.8 10.8-12.9 269 2.9 2.5- 3.5 382 4.0 3.5- 4.6
Western NC 1,606 868 52.8 49.4-56.1 420 27.4 24.5-30.5 168 10.1 8.2-12.3 68 5.0 3.4- 7.3 82 4.7 3.6- 6.3
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)
Mountain AHEC*** 899 495 54.4 49.9-58.8 226 26.5 22.8-30.6 86 9.0 6.9-11.8 40 5.1 3.1- 8.3 52 5.0 3.5- 7.0
Northwest 2,998 1,592 51.7 49.2-54.3 788 27.5 25.3-29.9 373 12.7 11.0-14.6 95 3.2 2.4- 4.4 150 4.8 3.8- 6.1
Charlotte 2,305 1,267 54.7 51.8-57.6 621 27.2 24.7-29.8 249 11.4 9.6-13.6 64 2.7 1.9- 3.8 104 4.0 3.1- 5.2
Greensboro 1,936 1,002 53.4 50.3-56.5 568 28.5 25.8-31.4 220 11.2 9.4-13.4 64 3.2 2.3- 4.4 82 3.6 2.7- 4.8
Southern Regional 1,536 838 52.5 48.8-56.1 374 25.2 22.1-28.4 191 12.7 10.4-15.4 47 4.2 2.7- 6.5 86 5.5 3.9- 7.7
Coastal 785 445 55.9 51.2-60.4 191 24.5 20.8-28.5 83 10.6 8.2-13.5 27 3.3 2.0- 5.2 39 5.8 3.2-10.3
Wake 2,015 1,080 54.3 51.1-57.4 534 27.0 24.3-29.9 230 11.2 9.4-13.5 80 3.4 2.5- 4.5 91 4.1 3.1- 5.5
Area L 641 355 55.3 50.2-60.3 134 20.4 16.8-24.6 86 14.7 11.2-19.1 15 2.4 1.3- 4.3 51 7.1 5.0-10.0
Eastern 1,907 1,081 56.0 52.7-59.2 464 25.5 22.7-28.5 223 10.6 9.0-12.6 51 2.4 1.7- 3.4 88 5.4 3.9- 7.5

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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.

**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.

***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.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

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