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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,615 1,768 10.9 10.3-11.7 13,847 89.1 88.3-89.7
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 391 42 8.0 5.6-11.2 349 92.0 88.8-94.4
Buncombe 358 47 10.6 7.7-14.5 311 89.4 85.5-92.3
Cabarrus 389 35 9.0 6.0-13.2 354 91.0 86.8-94.0
Catawba 402 27 8.0 4.9-13.0 375 92.0 87.0-95.1
Cumberland 443 65 14.2 10.1-19.5 378 85.8 80.5-89.9
Davidson 426 54 12.2 8.9-16.5 372 87.8 83.5-91.1
Durham 400 32 7.2 4.9-10.5 368 92.8 89.5-95.1
Forsyth 420 39 9.7 6.7-14.0 381 90.3 86.0-93.3
Gaston 390 41 9.4 6.2-14.0 349 90.6 86.0-93.8
Guilford 448 55 10.8 7.9-14.6 393 89.2 85.4-92.1
Iredell 440 49 12.1 8.1-17.7 391 87.9 82.3-91.9
Johnston 452 56 11.0 7.5-15.9 396 89.0 84.1-92.5
Mecklenburg 833 89 8.6 6.7-10.8 744 91.4 89.2-93.3
New Hanover 393 46 11.5 7.8-16.5 347 88.5 83.5-92.2
Onslow 393 46 13.7 9.3-19.7 347 86.3 80.3-90.7
Orange 362 34 9.7 6.3-14.7 328 90.3 85.3-93.7
Pitt 396 50 12.1 8.8-16.5 346 87.9 83.5-91.2
Randolph 389 41 10.5 6.9-15.7 348 89.5 84.3-93.1
Robeson 396 52 10.6 7.7-14.4 344 89.4 85.6-92.3
Rowan 448 48 10.8 7.1-16.1 400 89.2 83.9-92.9
Union 391 45 8.9 6.2-12.5 346 91.1 87.5-93.8
Wake 652 78 11.6 8.8-15.2 574 88.4 84.8-91.2
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 419 39 9.6 6.4-14.2 380 90.4 85.8-93.6
Northeast Partnership II*** 507 60 9.3 6.9-12.5 447 90.7 87.5-93.1
Northeast Partnership I*** 438 44 13.0 8.7-19.1 394 87.0 80.9-91.3
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 442 48 8.9 6.3-12.4 394 91.1 87.6-93.7
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 474 57 10.9 7.9-14.9 417 89.1 85.1-92.1
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 433 59 12.4 9.2-16.6 374 87.6 83.4-90.8
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 394 53 17.5 11.9-25.0 341 82.5 75.0-88.1
Chatham/Lee/Moore 456 51 11.6 7.8-16.9 405 88.4 83.1-92.2
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 574 53 9.3 6.4-13.3 521 90.7 86.7-93.6
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 425 51 12.5 8.9-17.3 374 87.5 82.7-91.1
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 417 47 13.7 8.4-21.5 370 86.3 78.5-91.6
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 455 61 13.0 9.6-17.5 394 87.0 82.5-90.4
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 569 74 12.0 8.6-16.6 495 88.0 83.4-91.4
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP***
Yes 1,080 112 9.9 7.8-12.5 968 90.1 87.5-92.2
No 14,535 1,656 11.0 10.3-11.8 12,879 89.0 88.2-89.7
NC REGIONS**
Eastern NC 5,233 619 11.2 10.1-12.5 4,614 88.8 87.5-89.9
Piedmont 8,721 943 10.5 9.7-11.5 7,778 89.5 88.5-90.3
Western NC 1,661 206 12.1 9.9-14.6 1,455 87.9 85.4-90.1
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)
Mountain AHEC*** 927 121 11.6 9.0-14.9 806 88.4 85.1-91.0
Northwest 3,116 334 11.4 9.8-13.2 2,782 88.6 86.8-90.2
Charlotte 2,390 255 9.6 8.2-11.2 2,135 90.4 88.8-91.8
Greensboro 2,004 214 10.3 8.6-12.2 1,790 89.7 87.8-91.4
Southern Regional 1,597 203 12.3 10.1-14.9 1,394 87.7 85.1-89.9
Coastal 821 106 12.0 9.5-15.0 715 88.0 85.0-90.5
Wake 2,093 249 11.3 9.5-13.5 1,844 88.7 86.5-90.5
Area L 678 65 10.3 7.5-14.0 613 89.7 86.0-92.5
Eastern 1,989 221 10.4 8.7-12.5 1,768 89.6 87.5-91.3

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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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