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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 3,020 1,180 38.8 36.3-41.3 1,840 61.2 58.7-63.7
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 95 38 47.2 33.2-61.8 57 52.8 38.2-66.8
Buncombe 57 22 43.6 27.4-61.3 35 56.4 38.7-72.6
Cabarrus 68 23 32.2 18.8-49.2 45 67.8 50.8-81.2
Catawba 82 26 26.4 16.0-40.3 56 73.6 59.7-84.0
Cumberland 104 46 39.8 28.3-52.6 58 60.2 47.4-71.7
Davidson 94 35 35.5 24.6-48.2 59 64.5 51.8-75.4
Durham 58 19 33.7 19.8-51.1 39 66.3 48.9-80.2
Forsyth 82 27 28.4 17.9-42.0 55 71.6 58.0-82.1
Gaston 79 35 47.3 32.9-62.2 44 52.7 37.8-67.1
Guilford 76 31 46.9 31.9-62.5 45 53.1 37.5-68.1
Iredell 83 35 39.0 26.5-53.1 48 61.0 46.9-73.5
Johnston 91 29 20.6 12.8-31.4 62 79.4 68.6-87.2
Mecklenburg 122 47 33.6 22.8-46.5 75 66.4 53.5-77.2
New Hanover 66 27 40.7 27.9-55.0 39 59.3 45.0-72.1
Onslow 83 31 33.9 21.5-49.0 52 66.1 51.0-78.5
Orange 33 13 26.7 11.6-50.4 20 73.3 49.6-88.4
Pitt 71 38 49.4 35.6-63.3 33 50.6 36.7-64.4
Randolph 80 31 47.6 34.3-61.2 49 52.4 38.8-65.7
Robeson 91 29 31.9 21.6-44.4 62 68.1 55.6-78.4
Rowan 84 30 36.5 25.2-49.4 54 63.5 50.6-74.8
Union 60 24 42.0 27.7-57.7 36 58.0 42.3-72.3
Wake 76 34 37.8 25.2-52.2 42 62.2 47.8-74.8
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 79 30 41.4 28.0-56.1 49 58.6 43.9-72.0
Northeast Partnership II*** 114 42 31.3 21.9-42.5 72 68.7 57.5-78.1
Northeast Partnership I*** 72 23 28.7 18.3-42.0 49 71.3 58.0-81.7
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 88 40 42.1 30.3-54.8 48 57.9 45.2-69.7
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 90 41 47.8 35.5-60.4 49 52.2 39.6-64.5
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 102 42 36.4 26.4-47.8 60 63.6 52.2-73.6
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 116 42 42.0 29.8-55.3 74 58.0 44.7-70.2
Chatham/Lee/Moore 79 40 45.6 33.5-58.3 39 54.4 41.7-66.5
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 109 36 29.2 19.1-41.9 73 70.8 58.1-80.9
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 108 35 35.6 24.5-48.5 73 64.4 51.5-75.5
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 89 34 47.4 33.6-61.6 55 52.6 38.4-66.4
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 106 47 45.6 33.5-58.2 59 54.4 41.8-66.5
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 133 58 41.4 30.8-52.9 75 58.6 47.1-69.2
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP***
Yes 224 83 33.3 26.2-41.3 141 66.7 58.7-73.8
No 2,796 1,097 39.2 36.6-41.9 1,699 60.8 58.1-63.4
NC REGIONS**
Eastern NC 1,065 424 37.6 33.7-41.6 641 62.4 58.4-66.3
Piedmont 1,597 612 39.0 35.5-42.6 985 61.0 57.4-64.5
Western NC 358 144 40.8 34.1-47.8 214 59.2 52.2-65.9
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)
Mountain AHEC*** 190 80 42.0 33.0-51.7 110 58.0 48.3-67.0
Northwest 655 241 37.4 32.3-42.9 414 62.6 57.1-67.7
Charlotte 407 155 37.1 30.3-44.5 252 62.9 55.5-69.7
Greensboro 368 148 46.0 38.4-53.7 220 54.0 46.3-61.6
Southern Regional 356 143 38.8 32.1-46.0 213 61.2 54.0-67.9
Coastal 158 65 38.6 29.8-48.2 93 61.4 51.8-70.2
Wake 365 132 33.8 27.4-41.0 233 66.2 59.0-72.6
Area L 138 61 41.2 31.5-51.6 77 58.8 48.4-68.5
Eastern 383 155 38.2 31.9-44.8 228 61.8 55.2-68.1

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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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