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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 6,800 6,573 94.4 93.1-95.4 227 5.6 4.6- 6.9
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 148 141 96.0 91.1-98.3 7 4.0 1.7- 8.9
Buncombe 162 159 96.9 89.5-99.1 3 3.1 0.9-10.5
Cabarrus 170 164 94.4 85.8-97.9 6 5.6 2.1-14.2
Catawba 175 168 92.1 82.0-96.7 7 7.9 3.3-18.0
Cumberland 223 222 99.8 98.7- 100 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3
Davidson 167 161 88.3 73.4-95.4 6 11.7 4.6-26.6
Durham 188 184 97.5 91.7-99.3 4 2.5 0.7- 8.3
Forsyth 179 174 96.0 89.3-98.5 5 4.0 1.5-10.7
Gaston 155 153 96.1 80.4-99.3 2 3.9 0.7-19.6
Guilford 186 177 94.7 89.5-97.4 9 5.3 2.6-10.5
Iredell 193 188 96.1 89.7-98.6 5 3.9 1.4-10.3
Johnston 201 193 94.5 87.4-97.7 8 5.5 2.3-12.6
Mecklenburg 407 395 94.8 90.2-97.3 12 5.2 2.7- 9.8
New Hanover 196 192 98.2 94.3-99.4 4 1.8 0.6- 5.7
Onslow 161 161 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Orange 166 161 97.8 94.6-99.1 5 2.2 0.9- 5.4
Pitt 215 209 94.3 85.6-97.8 6 5.7 2.2-14.4
Randolph 159 152 94.9 87.3-98.0 7 5.1 2.0-12.7
Robeson 156 148 92.2 83.3-96.5 8 7.8 3.5-16.7
Rowan 180 169 91.6 82.4-96.2 11 8.4 3.8-17.6
Union 190 186 96.9 91.0-99.0 4 3.1 1.0- 9.0
Wake 344 328 89.2 80.3-94.4 16 10.8 5.6-19.7
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 173 166 90.2 74.4-96.7 7 9.8 3.3-25.6
Northeast Partnership II*** 215 210 98.4 95.7-99.4 5 1.6 0.6- 4.3
Northeast Partnership I*** 172 161 93.9 87.5-97.2 11 6.1 2.8-12.5
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 204 197 95.0 85.8-98.3 7 5.0 1.7-14.2
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 212 205 95.9 90.3-98.3 7 4.1 1.7- 9.7
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 183 176 97.2 93.7-98.8 7 2.8 1.2- 6.3
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 172 168 93.8 81.1-98.1 4 6.2 1.9-18.9
Chatham/Lee/Moore 194 189 93.9 82.1-98.1 5 6.1 1.9-17.9
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 230 221 95.8 90.9-98.1 9 4.2 1.9- 9.1
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 163 157 95.3 88.2-98.2 6 4.7 1.8-11.8
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 165 158 92.2 82.1-96.8 7 7.8 3.2-17.9
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 179 172 94.2 85.5-97.8 7 5.8 2.2-14.5
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 217 208 90.5 75.5-96.7 9 9.5 3.3-24.5
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP***
Yes 445 425 95.2 90.0-97.7 20 4.8 2.3-10.0
No 6,355 6,148 94.3 93.0-95.4 207 5.7 4.6- 7.0
NC REGIONS**
Eastern NC 2,339 2,269 96.0 94.2-97.3 70 4.0 2.7- 5.8
Piedmont 3,793 3,662 94.0 92.2-95.4 131 6.0 4.6- 7.8
Western NC 668 642 92.3 86.3-95.8 26 7.7 4.2-13.7
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)
Mountain AHEC*** 379 367 92.7 82.7-97.2 12 7.3 2.8-17.3
Northwest 1,278 1,226 93.2 90.4-95.2 52 6.8 4.8- 9.6
Charlotte 1,072 1,044 95.6 92.9-97.3 28 4.4 2.7- 7.1
Greensboro 827 795 95.7 93.4-97.2 32 4.3 2.8- 6.6
Southern Regional 700 676 95.2 91.8-97.2 24 4.8 2.8- 8.2
Coastal 373 363 97.9 95.9-99.0 10 2.1 1.0- 4.1
Wake 984 948 91.6 86.5-94.9 36 8.4 5.1-13.5
Area L 289 279 95.9 88.5-98.6 10 4.1 1.4-11.5
Eastern 898 875 95.7 91.4-97.9 23 4.3 2.1- 8.6

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*Respondents who reported having hysterectomy were excluded from both numerator and denominator

^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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