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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Healthy Days

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None 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days 30 days
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,371 10,824 69.9 68.8-70.9 1,109 7.9 7.3- 8.6 1,314 8.9 8.3- 9.6 1,128 7.3 6.7- 7.9 996 6.0 5.5- 6.6
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 383 261 69.8 63.5-75.5 24 6.7 3.8-11.4 38 11.3 7.6-16.5 33 7.8 5.4-11.2 27 4.3 2.8- 6.5
Buncombe 355 227 66.3 59.9-72.2 39 13.5 9.2-19.6 34 7.8 5.3-11.6 25 5.8 3.8- 8.9 30 6.5 4.3- 9.8
Cabarrus 384 263 65.1 58.5-71.2 29 8.7 5.7-13.1 40 11.9 8.0-17.2 28 8.7 5.2-14.4 24 5.6 3.5- 8.8
Catawba 391 272 70.1 62.7-76.6 27 5.8 3.8- 8.8 34 10.0 5.3-18.0 35 7.9 5.0-12.1 23 6.3 3.5-10.9
Cumberland 438 292 65.5 59.5-71.1 28 7.8 4.9-12.3 42 9.7 6.8-13.7 40 8.6 5.9-12.5 36 8.3 5.5-12.5
Davidson 420 290 69.2 63.2-74.5 25 7.2 4.3-11.7 34 8.3 5.5-12.2 39 9.4 6.5-13.5 32 6.0 4.1- 8.8
Durham 394 266 66.9 59.8-73.4 37 7.0 4.9- 9.9 41 12.6 8.0-19.2 30 9.0 5.2-15.2 20 4.5 2.7- 7.6
Forsyth 414 298 66.6 60.1-72.4 36 11.9 7.9-17.4 38 9.6 6.8-13.4 26 5.3 3.3- 8.3 16 6.7 3.5-12.5
Gaston 383 271 70.4 63.7-76.4 24 8.6 4.7-15.1 34 6.9 4.7-10.1 28 6.3 4.1- 9.5 26 7.7 4.7-12.6
Guilford 445 331 74.0 68.8-78.7 19 4.4 2.7- 7.2 39 8.8 6.1-12.3 39 9.8 6.9-13.9 17 3.0 1.7- 5.3
Iredell 434 293 69.9 64.1-75.2 34 6.7 4.6- 9.6 45 10.2 7.3-14.1 24 5.2 2.7- 9.6 38 8.0 5.3-11.8
Johnston 445 308 67.9 60.9-74.2 32 7.5 4.8-11.4 36 6.7 4.5-10.0 38 7.9 4.8-12.6 31 10.0 5.5-17.5
Mecklenburg 821 563 66.8 62.2-71.2 83 9.9 7.3-13.3 82 11.2 8.5-14.7 49 5.9 4.2- 8.3 44 6.2 4.3- 8.8
New Hanover 387 278 71.4 65.1-77.1 23 7.7 4.7-12.6 26 7.5 4.2-12.9 40 9.3 6.5-13.1 20 4.1 2.5- 6.6
Onslow 393 290 70.5 63.9-76.4 23 6.4 3.4-11.9 28 6.8 4.4-10.5 23 8.5 5.2-13.5 29 7.7 4.7-12.4
Orange 360 238 66.3 59.4-72.6 49 15.2 10.6-21.2 33 8.8 5.8-13.1 20 4.3 2.6- 7.1 20 5.4 2.9- 9.6
Pitt 386 264 69.7 63.9-74.9 30 7.7 5.1-11.4 38 7.7 5.3-11.1 33 8.5 5.8-12.2 21 6.4 3.8-10.7
Randolph 381 287 76.0 69.0-81.8 15 3.8 2.1- 6.6 24 5.7 3.4- 9.4 26 8.5 4.5-15.4 29 6.1 3.8- 9.8
Robeson 390 284 74.4 68.3-79.7 26 7.3 4.6-11.4 21 5.9 3.1-11.0 29 6.5 4.3- 9.7 30 5.9 3.7- 9.1
Rowan 439 295 63.8 57.3-69.7 35 9.8 6.4-14.8 21 7.0 3.7-12.8 43 9.2 6.5-12.9 45 10.2 6.8-15.0
Union 382 273 67.3 60.3-73.6 36 11.4 7.8-16.4 30 9.6 6.2-14.5 19 3.8 2.3- 6.2 24 7.9 4.1-14.6
Wake 647 461 70.5 65.7-74.9 63 10.7 7.6-14.8 64 10.4 7.7-13.8 31 4.1 2.7- 6.1 28 4.4 2.8- 6.7
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 415 310 74.7 68.6-79.9 29 5.5 3.7- 8.3 31 8.9 5.3-14.3 31 8.3 5.5-12.3 14 2.7 1.5- 4.8
Northeast Partnership II*** 497 350 70.2 64.9-75.1 30 5.6 3.8- 8.3 46 10.2 7.1-14.4 36 7.4 5.0-10.8 35 6.5 4.5- 9.4
Northeast Partnership I*** 422 308 67.9 61.4-73.7 27 8.3 4.7-14.4 38 10.2 7.1-14.6 25 7.2 4.5-11.3 24 6.4 3.9-10.2
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 437 309 72.0 66.4-77.1 33 5.5 3.5- 8.5 40 8.4 5.9-11.8 28 7.8 4.9-12.3 27 6.3 3.9-10.0
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 463 342 75.6 70.2-80.3 24 4.7 2.9- 7.4 34 7.0 4.7-10.2 33 7.7 4.9-11.9 30 5.1 3.1- 8.4
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 427 304 67.8 62.0-73.2 24 8.3 5.2-13.0 33 8.4 5.7-12.2 32 7.7 5.2-11.4 34 7.7 5.2-11.4
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 386 277 70.2 63.6-76.1 31 8.4 5.4-12.8 27 7.7 4.8-12.3 27 6.2 4.0- 9.5 24 7.5 4.2-12.8
Chatham/Lee/Moore 452 327 72.8 67.1-77.9 26 6.1 3.8- 9.4 42 9.8 6.6-14.2 29 6.5 4.2-10.0 28 4.8 3.0- 7.7
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 567 424 72.4 66.9-77.3 28 5.2 3.4- 8.0 41 6.9 4.7- 9.9 36 8.3 5.4-12.7 38 7.2 4.4-11.5
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 417 293 70.4 64.6-75.6 23 6.5 4.1-10.1 35 8.3 5.6-12.1 34 7.1 4.9-10.3 32 7.7 4.6-12.5
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 412 279 68.1 61.7-73.9 26 7.9 5.0-12.2 47 10.0 7.2-13.7 32 9.5 5.9-14.9 28 4.5 2.9- 6.8
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 446 304 64.9 58.6-70.6 27 8.7 5.3-14.1 36 9.5 6.1-14.4 41 9.2 6.3-13.2 38 7.7 5.3-11.2
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 558 392 73.6 68.8-77.9 44 7.3 5.1-10.4 42 6.3 4.3- 9.2 46 7.7 5.4-10.8 34 5.1 3.3- 7.8
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP***
Yes 1,053 757 69.8 66.0-73.4 69 6.8 5.0- 9.1 92 9.5 7.4-12.1 71 7.8 5.9-10.2 64 6.1 4.6- 8.0
No 14,318 10,067 69.9 68.8-71.0 1,040 8.0 7.3- 8.7 1,222 8.9 8.2- 9.6 1,057 7.2 6.7- 7.9 932 6.0 5.5- 6.6
NC REGIONS**
Eastern NC 5,149 3,697 71.5 69.8-73.2 331 6.5 5.7- 7.5 412 8.2 7.2- 9.3 388 7.7 6.8- 8.8 321 6.0 5.2- 7.0
Piedmont 8,587 6,019 69.2 67.7-70.6 652 8.5 7.6- 9.5 748 9.4 8.5-10.3 611 7.0 6.3- 7.8 557 5.9 5.3- 6.7
Western NC 1,635 1,108 69.4 66.3-72.2 126 8.2 6.6-10.1 154 8.6 7.0-10.5 129 7.5 6.1- 9.3 118 6.3 4.9- 8.1
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)
Mountain AHEC*** 913 619 71.3 67.5-74.9 83 9.2 7.1-12.0 76 6.8 5.1- 9.0 71 7.1 5.3- 9.4 64 5.5 4.0- 7.5
Northwest 3,063 2,110 68.1 65.7-70.4 214 8.0 6.7- 9.6 269 9.4 8.0-11.0 241 7.2 6.1- 8.5 229 7.2 5.9- 8.8
Charlotte 2,350 1,639 66.9 64.0-69.7 191 9.4 7.6-11.6 212 9.8 8.1-11.9 156 7.0 5.7- 8.6 152 6.8 5.5- 8.4
Greensboro 1,975 1,401 71.6 68.8-74.3 135 6.7 5.4- 8.3 169 8.4 7.0-10.2 151 8.6 6.9-10.6 119 4.6 3.6- 5.9
Southern Regional 1,571 1,139 72.7 69.6-75.6 90 6.2 4.8- 8.0 116 7.6 6.1- 9.5 123 7.6 6.1- 9.4 103 5.9 4.5- 7.7
Coastal 809 581 69.9 65.6-73.9 47 7.7 5.4-10.8 63 8.5 6.3-11.5 67 8.1 6.1-10.7 51 5.7 4.1- 8.0
Wake 2,066 1,448 69.4 66.4-72.3 171 8.9 7.1-11.1 185 9.9 8.1-12.1 140 6.2 4.9- 7.8 122 5.6 4.4- 7.1
Area L 661 472 70.9 66.2-75.2 52 7.2 4.9-10.4 61 9.9 7.5-13.1 36 5.9 3.8- 9.0 40 6.0 4.1- 8.7
Eastern 1,963 1,415 72.1 69.2-74.8 126 5.9 4.7- 7.3 163 8.5 6.8-10.5 143 8.0 6.4- 9.9 116 5.6 4.4- 7.1

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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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