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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Cardiovascular Disease Prevalence

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,599 906 4.2 3.8- 4.5 14,693 95.8 95.5-96.2
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 393 28 5.2 3.4- 8.0 365 94.8 92.0-96.6
Buncombe 357 17 4.2 2.4- 7.1 340 95.8 92.9-97.6
Cabarrus 388 16 3.1 1.7- 5.5 372 96.9 94.5-98.3
Catawba 399 24 4.0 2.6- 6.3 375 96.0 93.7-97.4
Cumberland 442 28 5.0 3.2- 7.8 414 95.0 92.2-96.8
Davidson 425 34 6.2 4.2- 9.0 391 93.8 91.0-95.8
Durham 399 17 3.2 1.7- 5.9 382 96.8 94.1-98.3
Forsyth 420 19 3.4 2.1- 5.5 401 96.6 94.5-97.9
Gaston 389 30 6.4 4.1- 9.7 359 93.6 90.3-95.9
Guilford 449 30 4.7 3.1- 7.0 419 95.3 93.0-96.9
Iredell 441 21 3.5 2.1- 5.7 420 96.5 94.3-97.9
Johnston 451 35 4.5 3.1- 6.5 416 95.5 93.5-96.9
Mecklenburg 833 37 3.6 2.3- 5.7 796 96.4 94.3-97.7
New Hanover 392 16 3.2 1.9- 5.4 376 96.8 94.6-98.1
Onslow 394 26 3.9 2.6- 5.9 368 96.1 94.1-97.4
Orange 363 15 2.8 1.6- 5.0 348 97.2 95.0-98.4
Pitt 396 19 3.2 2.0- 5.2 377 96.8 94.8-98.0
Randolph 389 24 3.4 2.1- 5.4 365 96.6 94.6-97.9
Robeson 395 39 7.1 4.7-10.6 356 92.9 89.4-95.3
Rowan 448 30 5.6 3.7- 8.3 418 94.4 91.7-96.3
Union 391 23 4.4 2.7- 7.2 368 95.6 92.8-97.3
Wake 653 24 2.5 1.6- 3.9 629 97.5 96.1-98.4
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 418 17 2.6 1.6- 4.3 401 97.4 95.7-98.4
Northeast Partnership II*** 505 37 6.3 4.3- 9.2 468 93.7 90.8-95.7
Northeast Partnership I*** 438 29 5.3 3.5- 7.9 409 94.7 92.1-96.5
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 445 28 4.5 2.9- 6.9 417 95.5 93.1-97.1
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 475 23 3.8 2.4- 6.1 452 96.2 93.9-97.6
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 431 28 6.5 4.3- 9.7 403 93.5 90.3-95.7
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 391 20 3.8 2.3- 6.4 371 96.2 93.6-97.7
Chatham/Lee/Moore 457 28 3.8 2.5- 5.7 429 96.2 94.3-97.5
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 573 30 4.1 2.8- 6.0 543 95.9 94.0-97.2
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 424 32 5.8 3.9- 8.5 392 94.2 91.5-96.1
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 414 26 3.8 2.5- 5.8 388 96.2 94.2-97.5
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 452 25 4.6 2.9- 7.0 427 95.4 93.0-97.1
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 569 31 3.7 2.2- 6.0 538 96.3 94.0-97.8
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP***
Yes 1,078 71 5.3 4.0- 7.0 1,007 94.7 93.0-96.0
No 14,521 835 4.1 3.8- 4.5 13,686 95.9 95.5-96.2
NC REGIONS**
Eastern NC 5,228 318 4.5 3.9- 5.2 4,910 95.5 94.8-96.1
Piedmont 8,716 500 4.1 3.7- 4.6 8,216 95.9 95.4-96.3
Western NC 1,655 88 3.8 2.8- 4.9 1,567 96.2 95.1-97.2
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)
Mountain AHEC*** 926 48 3.8 2.6- 5.6 878 96.2 94.4-97.4
Northwest 3,108 183 4.2 3.5- 5.0 2,925 95.8 95.0-96.5
Charlotte 2,386 131 4.3 3.4- 5.5 2,255 95.7 94.5-96.6
Greensboro 2,008 130 4.6 3.8- 5.7 1,878 95.4 94.3-96.2
Southern Regional 1,594 103 4.9 3.8- 6.2 1,491 95.1 93.8-96.2
Coastal 819 44 5.1 3.7- 7.2 775 94.9 92.8-96.3
Wake 2,090 118 3.4 2.7- 4.3 1,972 96.6 95.7-97.3
Area L 678 37 4.4 2.9- 6.4 641 95.6 93.6-97.1
Eastern 1,990 112 3.8 3.0- 4.7 1,878 96.2 95.3-97.0

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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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