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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 4,058 3,277 76.0 73.9-77.9 781 24.0 22.1-26.1
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 90 73 74.3 58.9-85.4 17 25.7 14.6-41.1
Buncombe 102 88 87.5 78.4-93.1 14 12.5 6.9-21.6
Cabarrus 110 87 74.8 62.4-84.1 23 25.2 15.9-37.6
Catawba 82 65 76.8 64.6-85.8 17 23.2 14.2-35.4
Cumberland 123 97 65.6 51.3-77.6 26 34.4 22.4-48.7
Davidson 99 76 77.5 66.1-85.8 23 22.5 14.2-33.9
Durham 129 108 76.3 62.9-85.9 21 23.7 14.1-37.1
Forsyth 105 90 78.1 64.3-87.6 15 21.9 12.4-35.7
Gaston 97 85 85.1 74.7-91.7 12 14.9 8.3-25.3
Guilford 126 101 77.7 66.8-85.9 25 22.3 14.1-33.2
Iredell 107 93 80.7 67.7-89.2 14 19.3 10.8-32.3
Johnston 128 100 71.3 60.1-80.4 28 28.7 19.6-39.9
Mecklenburg 283 250 83.6 76.4-88.9 33 16.4 11.1-23.6
New Hanover 105 84 75.3 60.8-85.7 21 24.7 14.3-39.2
Onslow 96 76 77.0 64.3-86.1 20 23.0 13.9-35.7
Orange 112 103 87.1 75.5-93.6 9 12.9 6.4-24.5
Pitt 107 93 84.0 72.7-91.2 14 16.0 8.8-27.3
Randolph 101 80 78.8 67.7-86.8 21 21.2 13.2-32.3
Robeson 100 79 78.0 66.4-86.4 21 22.0 13.6-33.6
Rowan 93 74 74.6 61.9-84.1 19 25.4 15.9-38.1
Union 121 93 73.3 61.3-82.5 28 26.7 17.5-38.7
Wake 226 186 76.5 67.1-83.8 40 23.5 16.2-32.9
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 115 82 59.9 46.4-72.1 33 40.1 27.9-53.6
Northeast Partnership II*** 119 92 70.7 59.3-80.0 27 29.3 20.0-40.7
Northeast Partnership I*** 90 70 76.0 63.8-85.0 20 24.0 15.0-36.2
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 118 99 80.5 69.2-88.4 19 19.5 11.6-30.8
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 126 105 81.9 72.1-88.8 21 18.1 11.2-27.9
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 107 73 68.3 56.1-78.5 34 31.7 21.5-43.9
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 101 83 76.7 62.7-86.5 18 23.3 13.5-37.3
Chatham/Lee/Moore 119 88 64.3 49.4-76.9 31 35.7 23.1-50.6
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 125 95 70.2 58.8-79.6 30 29.8 20.4-41.2
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 77 62 75.9 61.8-85.9 15 24.1 14.1-38.2
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 99 71 59.0 44.0-72.4 28 41.0 27.6-56.0
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 95 77 75.4 61.3-85.5 18 24.6 14.5-38.7
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 125 99 75.5 64.0-84.3 26 24.5 15.7-36.0
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP***
Yes 254 191 70.2 62.6-76.9 63 29.8 23.1-37.4
No 3,804 3,086 76.3 74.1-78.3 718 23.7 21.7-25.9
NC REGIONS**
Eastern NC 1,355 1,066 73.0 69.3-76.4 289 27.0 23.6-30.7
Piedmont 2,310 1,903 77.8 75.0-80.3 407 22.2 19.7-25.0
Western NC 393 308 74.4 68.0-80.0 85 25.6 20.0-32.0
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)
Mountain AHEC*** 227 187 79.8 71.7-86.1 40 20.2 13.9-28.3
Northwest 703 565 75.7 70.7-80.1 138 24.3 19.9-29.3
Charlotte 684 573 80.2 75.2-84.3 111 19.8 15.7-24.8
Greensboro 518 426 78.0 72.4-82.8 92 22.0 17.2-27.6
Southern Regional 409 314 67.9 60.3-74.7 95 32.1 25.3-39.7
Coastal 217 163 72.7 63.9-80.0 54 27.3 20.0-36.1
Wake 623 503 74.7 68.8-79.7 120 25.3 20.3-31.2
Area L 166 141 80.8 71.1-87.8 25 19.2 12.2-28.9
Eastern 511 405 74.1 68.0-79.3 106 25.9 20.7-32.0

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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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