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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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  Total
Respond.^
Very satisfied Satisfied Dissatisfied Very dissatisfied
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,240 7,168 47.4 46.3-48.5 7,295 47.7 46.6-48.9 610 3.8 3.4- 4.2 167 1.1 0.9- 1.3
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 380 170 46.7 39.8-53.6 185 49.6 42.7-56.5 21 3.2 2.0- 5.1 4 0.6 0.2- 1.5
Buncombe 352 160 47.8 41.2-54.6 173 48.3 41.7-55.1 13 2.6 1.4- 4.7 6 1.2 0.5- 2.9
Cabarrus 380 182 50.3 43.9-56.7 181 46.3 39.9-52.8 14 3.0 1.6- 5.5 3 0.4 0.1- 1.4
Catawba 397 177 44.5 37.9-51.4 202 52.2 45.2-59.0 15 2.2 1.2- 3.9 3 1.1 0.3- 3.6
Cumberland 438 211 44.9 38.9-51.1 198 45.4 39.3-51.7 25 9.0 5.3-15.0 4 0.6 0.2- 1.9
Davidson 419 179 39.0 33.3-45.1 218 56.9 50.7-62.8 16 2.8 1.6- 4.9 6 1.3 0.5- 3.3
Durham 393 179 45.8 39.1-52.7 195 50.2 43.3-57.0 16 3.6 1.9- 6.6 3 0.4 0.1- 1.4
Forsyth 410 204 49.2 43.1-55.3 193 45.8 39.8-52.0 11 4.2 2.0- 8.5 2 0.8 0.2- 4.0
Gaston 381 172 48.0 41.4-54.7 188 47.0 40.4-53.6 15 3.4 1.8- 6.4 6 1.6 0.5- 4.5
Guilford 432 194 43.6 37.7-49.5 214 51.4 45.4-57.3 21 4.6 2.7- 7.5 3 0.5 0.2- 1.5
Iredell 436 194 48.0 41.6-54.3 210 46.0 39.8-52.3 25 4.8 3.0- 7.5 7 1.3 0.5- 3.0
Johnston 442 209 46.1 39.6-52.7 213 51.0 44.4-57.6 14 1.8 1.0- 3.3 6 1.1 0.4- 2.7
Mecklenburg 809 418 49.8 45.1-54.4 352 45.6 41.0-50.3 34 3.8 2.5- 5.7 5 0.8 0.3- 2.2
New Hanover 384 189 51.3 44.7-57.9 177 44.9 38.4-51.5 14 2.8 1.6- 4.9 4 1.0 0.4- 3.0
Onslow 381 200 53.5 46.8-60.1 168 42.8 36.4-49.5 9 2.6 1.1- 5.7 4 1.1 0.3- 4.1
Orange 357 177 53.8 46.6-60.8 158 41.7 34.9-48.8 13 2.7 1.5- 4.9 9 1.8 0.9- 3.7
Pitt 387 191 50.7 44.6-56.7 170 41.3 35.5-47.3 21 7.1 4.2-11.6 5 1.0 0.4- 2.4
Randolph 386 161 39.8 33.2-46.7 197 53.7 46.5-60.7 20 3.2 1.9- 5.4 8 3.3 1.4- 7.3
Robeson 383 152 40.8 34.4-47.5 208 54.3 47.6-60.9 20 4.1 2.5- 6.7 3 0.8 0.2- 2.5
Rowan 432 190 43.8 37.7-50.2 217 50.4 44.2-56.7 20 3.4 2.1- 5.6 5 2.3 0.6- 7.9
Union 383 201 51.8 45.1-58.5 171 44.6 38.0-51.4 9 3.2 1.4- 6.8 2 0.4 0.1- 2.0
Wake 639 348 55.2 50.2-60.1 267 41.5 36.7-46.5 18 2.3 1.3- 4.1 6 1.0 0.4- 2.5
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 413 211 53.0 46.3-59.5 188 44.2 37.7-50.8 12 2.1 1.1- 4.1 2 0.7 0.2- 3.1
Northeast Partnership II*** 493 221 44.7 38.9-50.6 247 50.3 44.4-56.2 21 3.9 2.3- 6.7 4 1.1 0.3- 3.7
Northeast Partnership I*** 423 195 44.3 38.2-50.7 209 50.8 44.4-57.1 14 3.8 1.9- 7.3 5 1.1 0.4- 3.3
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 432 197 44.9 39.1-51.0 209 49.2 43.2-55.2 20 3.6 2.1- 6.1 6 2.3 0.7- 6.8
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 452 205 44.8 38.7-51.0 218 48.2 42.0-54.4 22 5.6 3.3- 9.4 7 1.5 0.6- 3.7
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 424 206 44.6 38.8-50.5 201 51.8 45.8-57.8 14 3.1 1.7- 5.7 3 0.5 0.1- 1.6
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 385 167 43.0 36.2-50.0 198 52.5 45.5-59.4 15 3.6 1.7- 7.2 5 1.0 0.4- 2.5
Chatham/Lee/Moore 446 221 48.3 41.9-54.8 208 48.0 41.6-54.4 12 2.5 1.2- 5.4 5 1.2 0.4- 3.7
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 555 263 46.7 41.4-52.2 271 47.0 41.6-52.5 18 6.0 3.1-11.4 3 0.2 0.1- 0.8
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 409 167 41.8 36.0-47.9 215 51.6 45.5-57.6 16 3.2 1.8- 5.6 11 3.4 1.3- 9.0
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 409 177 40.5 34.2-47.1 212 55.9 49.1-62.4 18 3.4 2.0- 5.7 2 0.3 0.1- 1.4
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 442 196 44.0 38.1-50.1 224 50.8 44.7-56.9 18 4.5 2.2- 8.8 4 0.7 0.3- 2.1
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 556 284 53.4 47.7-59.0 240 41.7 36.3-47.3 26 4.1 2.5- 6.7 6 0.8 0.3- 2.3
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP***
Yes 1,048 486 45.9 41.8-50.0 512 49.2 45.0-53.3 39 3.6 2.5- 5.4 11 1.3 0.6- 2.7
No 14,192 6,682 47.5 46.3-48.7 6,783 47.7 46.5-48.8 571 3.8 3.4- 4.3 156 1.1 0.8- 1.3
NC REGIONS**
Eastern NC 5,099 2,423 46.9 44.9-48.8 2,419 47.8 45.8-49.7 207 4.3 3.5- 5.3 50 1.0 0.7- 1.5
Piedmont 8,522 3,993 47.6 46.1-49.1 4,096 47.7 46.2-49.3 334 3.6 3.1- 4.2 99 1.0 0.8- 1.4
Western NC 1,619 752 47.6 44.3-51.0 780 47.7 44.4-51.1 69 3.4 2.5- 4.5 18 1.3 0.6- 2.7
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)
Mountain AHEC*** 908 444 51.7 47.2-56.1 413 43.8 39.5-48.2 39 3.6 2.4- 5.4 12 1.0 0.5- 1.9
Northwest 3,046 1,352 44.4 42.0-46.9 1,529 50.6 48.1-53.1 129 3.5 2.7- 4.4 36 1.5 0.9- 2.5
Charlotte 2,330 1,139 48.4 45.5-51.3 1,086 46.6 43.7-49.5 86 4.2 3.1- 5.7 19 0.8 0.4- 1.5
Greensboro 1,954 878 44.5 41.4-47.7 958 50.5 47.3-53.6 88 3.7 2.8- 5.0 30 1.3 0.8- 2.0
Southern Regional 1,560 724 46.2 42.6-49.8 756 47.5 44.0-51.2 70 5.8 4.1- 8.2 10 0.4 0.2- 0.9
Coastal 799 389 46.1 41.6-50.6 374 49.3 44.8-53.9 26 3.0 1.9- 4.8 10 1.5 0.7- 3.5
Wake 2,050 990 50.0 46.8-53.1 969 46.3 43.2-49.5 67 2.7 1.9- 3.8 24 0.9 0.5- 1.6
Area L 661 309 46.8 41.8-51.9 313 47.3 42.3-52.3 33 4.4 2.9- 6.7 6 1.4 0.4- 5.0
Eastern 1,932 943 48.6 45.4-51.8 897 46.4 43.3-49.7 72 3.9 2.7- 5.4 20 1.1 0.6- 1.9

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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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