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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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  Total
Respond.^
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-5 years 5 or more years Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,511 10,287 65.2 64.1-66.3 1,756 12.1 11.3-12.9 1,281 8.8 8.2- 9.5 2,014 11.6 11.0-12.3 173 2.2 1.8- 2.8
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 387 253 60.9 53.5-67.8 44 14.0 9.1-21.0 33 11.1 6.8-17.6 53 13.1 9.2-18.3 4 1.0 0.3- 2.8
Buncombe 357 232 64.8 58.4-70.7 32 8.9 6.0-13.0 31 8.6 5.9-12.5 56 15.2 11.1-20.5 6 2.5 1.0- 6.2
Cabarrus 387 253 64.5 58.0-70.6 44 13.0 9.0-18.5 34 9.1 5.5-14.7 51 11.1 8.1-15.0 5 2.2 0.8- 6.0
Catawba 398 263 67.4 60.7-73.5 34 8.6 5.0-14.5 34 10.0 6.5-15.0 64 12.9 9.7-17.0 3 1.1 0.3- 3.8
Cumberland 442 286 64.6 58.5-70.2 57 11.9 8.6-16.3 40 11.4 7.7-16.4 56 11.8 8.7-16.0 3 0.3 0.1- 1.0
Davidson 422 281 67.5 61.2-73.2 51 12.7 8.9-17.7 23 5.3 3.3- 8.2 65 12.2 9.2-16.0 2 2.4 0.4-12.0
Durham 395 285 66.8 59.6-73.3 39 10.5 7.2-14.9 29 8.4 5.2-13.3 32 8.8 4.9-15.3 10 5.6 2.7-11.2
Forsyth 416 302 65.0 58.7-70.9 40 12.2 8.2-17.8 34 10.5 7.0-15.4 32 8.6 5.7-12.7 8 3.6 1.7- 7.4
Gaston 386 257 65.8 59.3-71.8 34 9.5 6.4-14.0 34 9.7 6.3-14.7 60 14.5 10.5-19.7 1 0.5 0.1- 3.4
Guilford 449 307 65.5 59.4-71.2 52 12.9 9.0-18.1 34 8.7 5.7-13.1 52 10.1 7.4-13.8 4 2.7 0.8- 8.6
Iredell 441 301 69.3 63.2-74.8 50 10.8 7.2-16.0 35 7.4 4.8-11.3 53 11.8 8.5-16.0 2 0.7 0.1- 4.0
Johnston 449 302 61.7 54.7-68.3 35 8.9 5.6-14.0 52 13.0 8.7-18.9 51 11.6 7.7-17.1 9 4.8 2.2-10.3
Mecklenburg 825 610 70.2 65.2-74.7 78 11.4 8.2-15.5 54 7.0 4.6-10.5 70 8.1 6.1-10.7 13 3.4 1.5- 7.5
New Hanover 391 287 69.8 62.5-76.3 38 10.1 6.1-16.1 35 10.9 6.9-16.8 31 9.2 5.4-15.2 0 0.0 . - .
Onslow 392 256 68.4 61.8-74.4 46 13.1 8.9-18.8 37 6.9 4.7-10.2 53 11.6 7.8-16.8 0 0.0 . - .
Orange 362 274 70.5 62.7-77.3 38 11.1 7.4-16.3 20 6.1 3.7- 9.8 25 9.6 4.8-18.3 5 2.7 1.1- 6.6
Pitt 393 260 67.3 61.3-72.8 54 14.1 10.2-19.1 27 6.1 3.6-10.0 45 9.2 6.6-12.7 7 3.3 1.5- 7.0
Randolph 387 245 61.5 53.7-68.7 46 10.5 7.3-14.9 22 9.9 5.3-17.8 72 15.8 11.3-21.7 2 2.3 0.4-11.1
Robeson 394 238 58.2 51.3-64.8 47 13.4 9.3-18.9 44 12.8 8.3-19.4 61 12.9 9.5-17.2 4 2.7 0.8- 8.8
Rowan 446 273 60.5 54.3-66.4 62 10.6 7.9-14.2 41 12.9 8.5-19.1 65 14.7 10.8-19.8 5 1.2 0.3- 4.4
Union 388 277 72.5 66.1-78.1 39 8.5 5.6-12.6 25 8.8 5.2-14.7 40 8.7 5.9-12.5 7 1.5 0.6- 3.6
Wake 646 509 75.3 70.6-79.6 61 11.6 8.6-15.4 36 5.5 3.8- 8.0 34 5.3 3.6- 7.8 6 2.2 0.7- 6.8
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 416 279 69.9 64.1-75.1 47 10.8 7.7-15.0 31 7.6 5.1-11.3 53 9.9 7.2-13.4 6 1.8 0.7- 4.5
Northeast Partnership II*** 505 297 57.8 51.9-63.5 67 12.2 9.3-16.0 47 7.9 5.7-10.9 83 17.7 13.3-23.2 11 4.3 1.9- 9.3
Northeast Partnership I*** 433 271 60.5 54.1-66.5 49 11.0 7.9-15.0 41 9.9 6.9-14.0 70 15.6 11.8-20.4 2 3.0 0.6-13.9
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 443 279 64.4 58.5-69.9 46 12.8 9.1-17.7 48 9.8 6.8-13.8 62 11.6 8.3-15.8 8 1.5 0.7- 3.5
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 471 302 60.5 54.3-66.4 62 14.1 10.2-19.3 42 10.5 7.4-14.8 56 10.4 7.2-14.7 9 4.4 2.1- 9.1
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 433 264 63.3 57.6-68.7 66 13.1 10.0-17.1 36 8.4 5.7-12.0 65 14.4 10.8-19.0 2 0.8 0.2- 3.4
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 390 248 67.4 61.1-73.0 53 12.3 8.8-16.9 31 7.2 4.7-10.7 55 11.1 8.2-14.8 3 2.2 0.7- 6.6
Chatham/Lee/Moore 455 307 62.4 55.8-68.6 58 14.0 9.7-19.7 38 11.5 7.7-16.8 47 9.5 6.6-13.5 5 2.6 0.9- 7.0
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 566 352 61.2 55.7-66.4 73 13.9 10.4-18.4 49 9.5 6.6-13.5 87 14.4 10.9-18.6 5 1.1 0.4- 2.8
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 421 270 62.8 56.6-68.5 43 12.6 8.8-17.8 37 9.1 6.4-12.9 69 14.4 10.5-19.4 2 1.1 0.2- 5.5
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 414 263 59.3 52.2-66.1 40 12.5 8.1-18.7 41 8.7 5.5-13.6 65 15.0 11.0-20.0 5 4.5 1.7-11.5
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 447 265 59.9 53.8-65.7 62 13.9 10.2-18.6 37 9.3 6.3-13.5 78 15.9 11.8-21.0 5 1.0 0.3- 2.7
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 564 339 60.4 54.8-65.9 69 13.9 10.3-18.4 49 9.4 6.2-14.0 103 15.9 12.3-20.2 4 0.4 0.1- 1.3
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP***
Yes 1,071 655 60.5 56.5-64.5 133 11.9 9.8-14.5 95 8.2 6.5-10.3 173 15.8 13.0-19.1 15 3.5 1.7- 6.8
No 14,440 9,632 65.5 64.4-66.6 1,623 12.1 11.3-12.9 1,186 8.9 8.2- 9.6 1,841 11.4 10.7-12.1 158 2.2 1.7- 2.7
NC REGIONS**
Eastern NC 5,208 3,372 63.8 61.9-65.7 620 12.4 11.1-13.7 479 9.6 8.5-10.8 677 11.9 10.7-13.1 60 2.4 1.7- 3.3
Piedmont 8,660 5,895 67.0 65.5-68.4 961 12.0 10.9-13.1 652 8.3 7.5- 9.2 1,058 10.5 9.6-11.4 94 2.3 1.7- 3.1
Western NC 1,643 1,020 60.8 57.5-64.1 175 12.0 9.9-14.4 150 9.4 7.5-11.7 279 15.9 13.7-18.5 19 1.9 1.0- 3.3
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)
Mountain AHEC*** 921 571 61.8 57.4-66.0 101 12.3 9.6-15.6 80 9.2 6.7-12.4 159 15.7 12.8-19.0 10 1.0 0.5- 2.2
Northwest 3,092 2,027 63.9 61.4-66.3 340 11.6 9.9-13.4 257 9.2 7.8-10.8 438 13.1 11.6-14.9 30 2.2 1.4- 3.5
Charlotte 2,369 1,628 67.0 64.0-69.8 251 12.1 10.0-14.4 186 8.6 6.9-10.6 275 10.2 8.7-12.0 29 2.2 1.2- 4.1
Greensboro 1,995 1,335 64.2 61.0-67.3 228 12.2 10.2-14.6 150 9.6 7.7-11.9 262 11.8 10.0-13.8 20 2.2 1.2- 4.3
Southern Regional 1,587 1,026 64.2 60.7-67.6 201 12.9 10.6-15.5 140 10.5 8.4-13.0 209 11.3 9.4-13.5 11 1.2 0.5- 2.9
Coastal 817 547 64.1 59.6-68.4 100 11.7 9.2-14.9 70 10.0 7.5-13.3 94 12.4 9.6-15.8 6 1.8 0.7- 4.2
Wake 2,075 1,451 69.5 66.5-72.3 213 11.4 9.6-13.6 162 7.2 5.9- 8.9 216 8.7 7.1-10.5 33 3.2 1.9- 5.3
Area L 676 429 63.4 58.5-68.1 80 13.1 10.1-16.7 70 10.0 7.4-13.3 88 11.0 8.5-14.2 9 2.5 0.9- 6.7
Eastern 1,979 1,273 64.4 61.3-67.4 242 12.7 10.7-15.1 166 7.5 6.2- 9.0 273 12.5 10.6-14.8 25 2.8 1.7- 4.8

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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.

**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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