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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 15,276 2,615 20.0 19.1-21.0 12,661 80.0 79.0-80.9
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 381 59 19.7 14.6-26.2 322 80.3 73.8-85.4
Buncombe 352 51 19.1 14.2-25.2 301 80.9 74.8-85.8
Cabarrus 384 66 21.3 16.1-27.6 318 78.7 72.4-83.9
Catawba 398 54 16.0 11.6-21.7 344 84.0 78.3-88.4
Cumberland 438 67 19.5 14.5-25.6 371 80.5 74.4-85.5
Davidson 421 90 22.4 17.9-27.8 331 77.6 72.2-82.1
Durham 395 43 11.1 7.2-16.7 352 88.9 83.3-92.8
Forsyth 407 67 23.0 17.5-29.6 340 77.0 70.4-82.5
Gaston 383 61 20.1 15.0-26.4 322 79.9 73.6-85.0
Guilford 436 61 16.5 12.7-21.3 375 83.5 78.7-87.3
Iredell 437 75 22.3 17.0-28.6 362 77.7 71.4-83.0
Johnston 443 89 23.3 18.1-29.3 354 76.7 70.7-81.9
Mecklenburg 808 103 15.1 11.9-19.0 705 84.9 81.0-88.1
New Hanover 389 39 12.4 8.7-17.5 350 87.6 82.5-91.3
Onslow 383 80 23.9 18.6-30.3 303 76.1 69.7-81.4
Orange 360 45 17.0 11.2-25.2 315 83.0 74.8-88.8
Pitt 388 58 14.7 11.2-19.2 330 85.3 80.8-88.8
Randolph 386 74 21.3 15.3-28.8 312 78.7 71.2-84.7
Robeson 380 102 25.5 20.1-31.8 278 74.5 68.2-79.9
Rowan 429 69 19.1 14.6-24.5 360 80.9 75.5-85.4
Union 382 63 20.0 15.0-26.0 319 80.0 74.0-85.0
Wake 636 66 13.8 10.4-18.2 570 86.2 81.8-89.6
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 410 68 23.3 17.3-30.7 342 76.7 69.3-82.7
Northeast Partnership II*** 498 88 19.1 14.9-24.3 410 80.9 75.7-85.1
Northeast Partnership I*** 429 70 17.7 13.6-22.8 359 82.3 77.2-86.4
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 429 73 17.9 13.7-23.1 356 82.1 76.9-86.3
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 452 90 21.4 16.9-26.8 362 78.6 73.2-83.1
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 427 85 22.1 17.5-27.5 342 77.9 72.5-82.5
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 384 74 20.6 15.9-26.2 310 79.4 73.8-84.1
Chatham/Lee/Moore 449 69 18.8 14.2-24.5 380 81.2 75.5-85.8
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 554 128 26.0 21.3-31.3 426 74.0 68.7-78.7
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 415 97 28.4 22.9-34.7 318 71.6 65.3-77.1
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 411 86 23.8 18.2-30.5 325 76.2 69.5-81.8
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 442 90 26.1 20.6-32.5 352 73.9 67.5-79.4
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 560 115 25.4 20.4-31.1 445 74.6 68.9-79.6
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP***
Yes 1,057 187 20.5 17.1-24.4 870 79.5 75.6-82.9
No 14,219 2,428 20.0 19.0-21.0 11,791 80.0 79.0-81.0
NC REGIONS**
Eastern NC 5,107 929 20.4 18.8-22.0 4,178 79.6 78.0-81.2
Piedmont 8,540 1,364 18.7 17.5-20.0 7,176 81.3 80.0-82.5
Western NC 1,629 322 24.5 21.5-27.7 1,307 75.5 72.3-78.5
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)
Mountain AHEC*** 912 166 23.4 19.6-27.8 746 76.6 72.2-80.4
Northwest 3,050 570 23.7 21.4-26.1 2,480 76.3 73.9-78.6
Charlotte 2,333 365 18.2 15.9-20.8 1,968 81.8 79.2-84.1
Greensboro 1,969 319 19.3 16.8-22.0 1,650 80.7 78.0-83.2
Southern Regional 1,553 325 22.1 19.3-25.3 1,228 77.9 74.7-80.7
Coastal 807 117 18.1 14.8-21.9 690 81.9 78.1-85.2
Wake 2,054 298 15.7 13.4-18.2 1,756 84.3 81.8-86.6
Area L 659 113 17.8 14.4-21.8 546 82.2 78.2-85.6
Eastern 1,939 342 20.8 18.1-23.8 1,597 79.2 76.2-81.9

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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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