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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 15,053 8,390 52.2 51.0-53.3 6,663 47.8 46.7-49.0
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 377 218 55.8 48.8-62.6 159 44.2 37.4-51.2
Buncombe 347 192 51.3 44.5-58.1 155 48.7 41.9-55.5
Cabarrus 380 219 54.9 48.4-61.3 161 45.1 38.7-51.6
Catawba 395 214 49.0 42.1-56.0 181 51.0 44.0-57.9
Cumberland 433 239 48.5 42.3-54.7 194 51.5 45.3-57.7
Davidson 411 228 52.8 46.4-59.1 183 47.2 40.9-53.6
Durham 390 210 55.9 49.1-62.5 180 44.1 37.5-50.9
Forsyth 401 237 55.0 48.6-61.3 164 45.0 38.7-51.4
Gaston 379 217 53.0 46.2-59.7 162 47.0 40.3-53.8
Guilford 432 238 51.5 45.5-57.6 194 48.5 42.4-54.5
Iredell 425 237 50.8 44.3-57.2 188 49.2 42.8-55.7
Johnston 437 254 54.4 47.5-61.1 183 45.6 38.9-52.5
Mecklenburg 800 433 49.7 45.0-54.3 367 50.3 45.7-55.0
New Hanover 384 218 54.2 47.4-60.8 166 45.8 39.2-52.6
Onslow 374 180 46.2 39.6-52.9 194 53.8 47.1-60.4
Orange 357 197 49.1 41.9-56.3 160 50.9 43.7-58.1
Pitt 385 226 56.3 50.1-62.3 159 43.7 37.7-49.9
Randolph 375 205 50.2 42.8-57.6 170 49.8 42.4-57.2
Robeson 373 205 48.4 41.5-55.3 168 51.6 44.7-58.5
Rowan 422 228 49.2 43.1-55.3 194 50.8 44.7-56.9
Union 380 219 52.7 46.0-59.4 161 47.3 40.6-54.0
Wake 624 360 54.9 49.6-60.0 264 45.1 40.0-50.4
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 406 216 50.6 43.8-57.3 190 49.4 42.7-56.2
Northeast Partnership II*** 489 274 56.8 50.8-62.5 215 43.2 37.5-49.2
Northeast Partnership I*** 425 271 62.4 56.1-68.3 154 37.6 31.7-43.9
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 421 242 56.8 50.6-62.7 179 43.2 37.3-49.4
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 444 263 58.5 52.1-64.6 181 41.5 35.4-47.9
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 418 232 49.8 43.7-55.8 186 50.2 44.2-56.3
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 381 207 52.2 45.2-59.1 174 47.8 40.9-54.8
Chatham/Lee/Moore 443 256 50.4 44.0-56.9 187 49.6 43.1-56.0
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 548 295 51.0 45.4-56.6 253 49.0 43.4-54.6
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 410 225 51.1 44.9-57.2 185 48.9 42.8-55.1
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 407 233 49.0 42.1-55.9 174 51.0 44.1-57.9
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 434 240 50.3 44.2-56.4 194 49.7 43.6-55.8
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 546 262 45.9 40.3-51.6 284 54.1 48.4-59.7
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP***
Yes 1,044 611 57.1 52.9-61.1 433 42.9 38.9-47.1
No 14,009 7,779 51.9 50.7-53.1 6,230 48.1 46.9-49.3
NC REGIONS**
Eastern NC 5,030 2,837 53.8 51.8-55.7 2,193 46.2 44.3-48.2
Piedmont 8,425 4,706 52.4 50.9-54.0 3,719 47.6 46.0-49.1
Western NC 1,598 847 47.8 44.5-51.2 751 52.2 48.8-55.5
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)
Mountain AHEC*** 893 454 47.6 43.2-52.0 439 52.4 48.0-56.8
Northwest 2,998 1,670 50.7 48.2-53.3 1,328 49.3 46.7-51.8
Charlotte 2,311 1,290 51.2 48.3-54.1 1,021 48.8 45.9-51.7
Greensboro 1,946 1,080 51.8 48.6-55.0 866 48.2 45.0-51.4
Southern Regional 1,529 847 51.5 47.8-55.1 682 48.5 44.9-52.2
Coastal 792 448 53.1 48.4-57.7 344 46.9 42.3-51.6
Wake 2,022 1,150 55.3 52.1-58.5 872 44.7 41.5-47.9
Area L 648 377 56.4 51.3-61.3 271 43.6 38.7-48.7
Eastern 1,914 1,074 54.1 50.9-57.3 840 45.9 42.7-49.1

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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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