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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 15,106 10,334 64.3 63.2-65.5 4,772 35.7 34.5-36.8
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 379 271 66.7 59.4-73.2 108 33.3 26.8-40.6
Buncombe 348 229 62.8 55.9-69.1 119 37.2 30.9-44.1
Cabarrus 381 268 64.4 57.7-70.6 113 35.6 29.4-42.3
Catawba 396 272 62.4 55.2-69.1 124 37.6 30.9-44.8
Cumberland 434 304 63.0 56.2-69.3 130 37.0 30.7-43.8
Davidson 415 292 66.8 60.3-72.8 123 33.2 27.2-39.7
Durham 390 251 63.7 57.0-70.0 139 36.3 30.0-43.0
Forsyth 402 279 64.7 58.1-70.8 123 35.3 29.2-41.9
Gaston 376 260 65.4 58.5-71.7 116 34.6 28.3-41.5
Guilford 431 299 66.5 60.3-72.1 132 33.5 27.9-39.7
Iredell 425 296 62.9 55.9-69.4 129 37.1 30.6-44.1
Johnston 440 297 61.3 54.1-67.9 143 38.7 32.1-45.9
Mecklenburg 802 548 66.7 62.1-71.0 254 33.3 29.0-37.9
New Hanover 385 265 65.1 58.0-71.5 120 34.9 28.5-42.0
Onslow 377 241 59.7 52.6-66.4 136 40.3 33.6-47.4
Orange 357 228 59.6 52.2-66.6 129 40.4 33.4-47.8
Pitt 382 264 67.0 61.0-72.6 118 33.0 27.4-39.0
Randolph 380 266 64.0 56.4-70.9 114 36.0 29.1-43.6
Robeson 373 246 65.3 58.5-71.5 127 34.7 28.5-41.5
Rowan 427 292 63.5 57.3-69.3 135 36.5 30.7-42.7
Union 382 270 64.8 57.7-71.3 112 35.2 28.7-42.3
Wake 628 445 64.8 59.3-69.9 183 35.2 30.1-40.7
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 407 267 62.6 55.7-69.0 140 37.4 31.0-44.3
Northeast Partnership II*** 493 342 68.5 62.6-73.8 151 31.5 26.2-37.4
Northeast Partnership I*** 424 310 71.6 65.4-77.1 114 28.4 22.9-34.6
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 421 287 66.7 60.7-72.1 134 33.3 27.9-39.3
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 444 310 66.4 60.0-72.2 134 33.6 27.8-40.0
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 419 290 63.6 57.0-69.7 129 36.4 30.3-43.0
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 384 259 62.1 55.1-68.6 125 37.9 31.4-44.9
Chatham/Lee/Moore 446 289 61.6 55.0-67.7 157 38.4 32.3-45.0
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 551 368 60.8 54.9-66.3 183 39.2 33.7-45.1
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 409 280 63.3 56.7-69.3 129 36.7 30.7-43.3
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 409 283 63.2 56.0-69.8 126 36.8 30.2-44.0
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 434 305 63.0 56.5-69.1 129 37.0 30.9-43.5
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 555 361 62.0 56.3-67.3 194 38.0 32.7-43.7
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP***
Yes 1,047 735 68.2 64.1-72.0 312 31.8 28.0-35.9
No 14,059 9,599 64.1 62.9-65.3 4,460 35.9 34.7-37.1
NC REGIONS**
Eastern NC 5,039 3,437 64.9 62.9-66.8 1,602 35.1 33.2-37.1
Piedmont 8,458 5,825 64.5 63.0-66.1 2,633 35.5 33.9-37.0
Western NC 1,609 1,072 62.5 59.1-65.7 537 37.5 34.3-40.9
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)
Mountain AHEC*** 903 590 62.2 57.8-66.5 313 37.8 33.5-42.2
Northwest 3,009 2,084 63.8 61.2-66.4 925 36.2 33.6-38.8
Charlotte 2,316 1,607 65.1 62.1-67.9 709 34.9 32.1-37.9
Greensboro 1,953 1,328 64.1 61.0-67.2 625 35.9 32.8-39.0
Southern Regional 1,533 1,032 64.0 60.3-67.6 501 36.0 32.4-39.7
Coastal 794 542 62.9 58.1-67.5 252 37.1 32.5-41.9
Wake 2,035 1,389 64.3 61.0-67.4 646 35.7 32.6-39.0
Area L 648 442 65.7 60.6-70.4 206 34.3 29.6-39.4
Eastern 1,915 1,320 66.5 63.3-69.6 595 33.5 30.4-36.7

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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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