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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,595 2,757 19.9 18.9-20.8 4,753 31.6 30.5-32.6 4,759 30.4 29.4-31.5 2,200 12.8 12.1-13.5 1,126 5.3 4.9- 5.8
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 391 58 14.1 10.0-19.4 113 32.4 26.0-39.5 128 34.1 27.9-41.0 59 13.4 9.7-18.2 33 6.0 4.0- 8.9
Buncombe 359 68 20.3 15.2-26.5 118 38.3 31.9-45.1 102 25.0 20.1-30.7 43 10.7 7.5-14.9 28 5.7 3.7- 8.8
Cabarrus 385 68 17.0 13.2-21.7 116 31.8 26.1-38.0 122 31.7 25.9-38.2 57 13.8 10.0-18.8 22 5.7 3.2- 9.9
Catawba 400 69 19.3 14.3-25.5 126 33.2 27.2-39.8 116 28.5 22.2-35.7 62 15.1 11.0-20.5 27 3.9 2.6- 5.9
Cumberland 443 57 16.2 11.6-22.2 144 36.6 30.7-43.0 161 33.8 28.4-39.6 61 9.2 6.8-12.5 20 4.1 2.4- 7.0
Davidson 426 60 15.3 11.2-20.4 123 29.7 24.6-35.3 143 32.5 26.9-38.6 63 16.9 12.4-22.8 37 5.6 3.9- 8.0
Durham 399 85 23.1 17.7-29.5 126 28.6 23.3-34.4 122 27.7 22.1-34.1 50 17.7 12.3-24.9 16 2.9 1.6- 5.1
Forsyth 418 83 21.4 16.4-27.5 144 35.0 29.4-41.0 120 27.1 22.2-32.5 52 12.2 8.8-16.5 19 4.4 2.6- 7.3
Gaston 388 65 19.1 14.2-25.2 112 25.9 20.8-31.8 114 33.2 27.0-40.0 48 11.9 8.2-16.8 49 9.9 7.0-13.8
Guilford 450 81 18.6 14.7-23.3 162 38.4 32.7-44.4 128 29.9 24.7-35.7 58 9.8 7.3-13.1 21 3.3 2.0- 5.4
Iredell 441 78 23.7 18.1-30.4 146 30.6 25.6-36.2 122 25.8 20.8-31.6 62 13.9 10.1-18.9 33 5.9 3.7- 9.4
Johnston 452 75 15.4 11.8-19.9 122 25.9 20.9-31.5 146 38.6 32.1-45.5 80 14.7 10.8-19.5 29 5.5 3.0- 9.7
Mecklenburg 834 218 25.5 21.9-29.6 282 33.5 29.4-37.9 224 27.6 23.4-32.3 78 9.2 6.9-12.0 32 4.2 2.6- 6.7
New Hanover 392 99 27.3 21.8-33.6 129 33.0 27.0-39.5 90 21.9 17.2-27.4 57 14.5 9.9-20.9 17 3.3 2.0- 5.5
Onslow 393 94 28.8 23.1-35.3 122 31.2 25.7-37.4 103 25.9 20.1-32.8 53 10.2 7.3-14.1 21 3.8 2.3- 6.1
Orange 364 105 31.5 25.3-38.5 121 30.0 24.2-36.5 98 30.4 23.6-38.1 21 5.2 3.0- 8.8 19 2.9 1.8- 4.8
Pitt 395 71 23.7 18.4-29.9 125 30.8 25.7-36.5 112 26.7 21.8-32.2 65 15.1 11.2-19.9 22 3.8 2.3- 6.0
Randolph 386 57 20.3 14.4-27.7 124 27.6 22.2-33.7 117 36.4 29.0-44.5 51 10.3 7.5-14.1 37 5.4 3.7- 8.0
Robeson 396 42 11.4 7.8-16.4 100 27.1 21.5-33.4 145 38.3 31.8-45.2 62 14.5 10.7-19.4 47 8.7 6.2-12.1
Rowan 448 75 17.6 13.5-22.5 121 27.1 22.0-32.9 137 32.5 26.8-38.8 67 15.0 11.1-19.9 48 7.8 5.6-10.8
Union 391 85 24.4 19.0-30.7 139 36.3 30.2-42.9 93 23.3 18.3-29.3 50 10.9 6.9-16.8 24 5.0 2.8- 8.8
Wake 652 158 27.7 23.0-32.9 235 34.6 30.2-39.3 196 28.8 24.7-33.4 47 6.3 4.5- 8.8 16 2.5 1.3- 4.6
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 417 77 19.9 15.0-26.1 130 32.6 26.4-39.6 123 29.1 23.7-35.1 57 13.7 10.1-18.3 30 4.7 3.1- 7.0
Northeast Partnership II*** 508 69 14.4 10.7-19.1 128 24.9 20.1-30.4 161 31.7 26.5-37.4 110 22.1 17.7-27.2 40 6.9 4.8- 9.8
Northeast Partnership I*** 438 57 12.5 9.1-16.9 107 23.5 19.0-28.8 147 38.7 32.5-45.2 80 16.7 13.1-21.1 47 8.6 6.1-12.0
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 444 74 16.9 12.9-21.8 118 26.9 22.0-32.5 142 36.2 30.5-42.2 70 14.6 10.9-19.2 40 5.4 3.8- 7.7
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 474 64 17.3 12.6-23.3 136 31.2 25.8-37.2 149 29.6 24.8-34.8 74 15.5 11.5-20.6 51 6.5 4.6- 9.0
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 431 65 14.6 11.1-19.0 131 29.3 24.3-34.7 141 33.3 28.1-39.0 68 18.1 13.1-24.5 26 4.7 3.0- 7.2
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 393 53 12.9 9.3-17.7 115 31.5 25.2-38.4 142 35.6 29.3-42.5 64 15.2 11.1-20.4 19 4.8 2.7- 8.6
Chatham/Lee/Moore 456 104 28.8 22.5-35.9 119 21.9 17.9-26.6 140 31.9 26.5-37.8 61 11.9 8.7-16.2 32 5.5 3.5- 8.5
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 569 86 14.2 11.1-18.0 162 32.9 27.9-38.3 181 28.3 23.8-33.2 94 17.9 13.7-23.0 46 6.7 4.7- 9.6
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 425 48 14.9 10.7-20.4 131 31.6 26.4-37.4 145 32.9 27.8-38.5 67 15.7 11.6-20.8 34 4.9 3.2- 7.3
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 416 58 17.3 11.6-25.1 121 28.9 23.5-34.9 132 33.7 27.4-40.6 61 12.0 8.8-16.2 44 8.1 5.6-11.5
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 452 61 15.9 11.9-21.0 121 29.7 24.4-35.5 147 30.3 25.1-36.1 80 16.0 12.4-20.6 43 8.0 5.3-12.0
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 569 90 18.9 14.9-23.8 184 34.0 28.7-39.7 170 29.7 24.7-35.2 68 9.4 7.0-12.5 57 8.0 5.6-11.2
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP***
Yes 1,080 151 14.8 11.9-18.2 284 26.7 23.2-30.5 339 32.1 28.4-36.0 208 19.3 16.4-22.5 98 7.2 5.6- 9.0
No 14,515 2,606 20.2 19.2-21.2 4,469 31.9 30.8-33.0 4,420 30.3 29.3-31.4 1,992 12.4 11.7-13.1 1,028 5.2 4.8- 5.7
NC REGIONS**
Eastern NC 5,229 860 17.6 16.1-19.2 1,511 30.1 28.3-31.9 1,643 31.8 30.1-33.6 839 15.2 13.8-16.6 376 5.4 4.7- 6.1
Piedmont 8,707 1,646 21.6 20.3-23.0 2,733 32.0 30.7-33.5 2,605 29.7 28.4-31.1 1,132 11.7 10.8-12.6 591 4.9 4.3- 5.5
Western NC 1,659 251 17.3 14.9-20.2 509 32.6 29.6-35.9 511 30.6 27.6-33.8 229 12.3 10.4-14.4 159 7.1 5.8- 8.7
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)
Mountain AHEC*** 928 158 19.4 16.0-23.2 302 35.3 31.1-39.8 272 28.2 24.4-32.4 111 9.8 7.8-12.2 85 7.3 5.5- 9.6
Northwest 3,110 499 18.9 16.9-21.2 939 30.8 28.6-33.1 958 30.2 28.0-32.5 459 14.4 12.8-16.2 255 5.6 4.8- 6.6
Charlotte 2,383 483 21.4 19.2-23.8 759 32.4 29.8-35.1 675 28.4 25.8-31.3 298 11.3 9.7-13.2 168 6.4 5.1- 8.0
Greensboro 2,003 364 18.9 16.7-21.4 631 33.0 30.1-36.1 607 32.6 29.6-35.6 263 11.2 9.6-13.0 138 4.3 3.5- 5.3
Southern Regional 1,596 229 17.2 14.2-20.8 464 32.1 28.8-35.5 545 31.5 28.5-34.7 232 13.3 11.1-15.8 126 5.8 4.7- 7.3
Coastal 817 171 20.4 17.1-24.0 256 30.1 26.2-34.3 228 29.6 25.8-33.8 117 15.2 11.6-19.6 45 4.7 3.3- 6.7
Wake 2,092 401 23.0 20.2-26.1 647 31.1 28.5-34.0 660 31.1 28.3-34.0 276 11.2 9.5-13.1 108 3.6 2.7- 4.7
Area L 678 94 13.6 10.5-17.3 176 25.1 21.2-29.4 237 38.2 33.4-43.3 113 16.7 13.4-20.7 58 6.4 4.6- 8.8
Eastern 1,988 358 20.1 17.6-22.7 579 30.2 27.2-33.3 577 29.0 26.3-31.9 331 15.8 13.6-18.1 143 5.0 4.2- 6.1

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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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