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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 15,113 9,349 62.8 61.7-63.9 5,764 37.2 36.1-38.3
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 378 234 66.5 60.3-72.1 144 33.5 27.9-39.7
Buncombe 350 216 61.5 54.7-67.8 134 38.5 32.2-45.3
Cabarrus 381 226 59.7 53.3-65.7 155 40.3 34.3-46.7
Catawba 398 252 65.6 59.2-71.5 146 34.4 28.5-40.8
Cumberland 434 282 64.2 57.7-70.3 152 35.8 29.7-42.3
Davidson 414 254 60.6 54.4-66.6 160 39.4 33.4-45.6
Durham 391 265 72.7 66.9-77.8 126 27.3 22.2-33.1
Forsyth 401 240 58.4 52.0-64.6 161 41.6 35.4-48.0
Gaston 379 248 68.4 62.2-74.0 131 31.6 26.0-37.8
Guilford 430 286 65.9 59.7-71.6 144 34.1 28.4-40.3
Iredell 425 260 58.4 51.8-64.7 165 41.6 35.3-48.2
Johnston 438 283 63.0 56.0-69.5 155 37.0 30.5-44.0
Mecklenburg 802 516 63.8 59.1-68.2 286 36.2 31.8-40.9
New Hanover 384 254 64.2 57.2-70.6 130 35.8 29.4-42.8
Onslow 378 222 60.0 53.1-66.4 156 40.0 33.6-46.9
Orange 358 234 65.8 58.6-72.2 124 34.2 27.8-41.4
Pitt 381 241 64.9 59.1-70.4 140 35.1 29.6-40.9
Randolph 381 231 68.1 61.8-73.8 150 31.9 26.2-38.2
Robeson 372 214 59.4 52.3-66.1 158 40.6 33.9-47.7
Rowan 426 268 62.5 56.5-68.2 158 37.5 31.8-43.5
Union 381 235 64.2 57.7-70.2 146 35.8 29.8-42.3
Wake 629 419 67.1 62.2-71.6 210 32.9 28.4-37.8
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 408 239 59.6 53.0-65.8 169 40.4 34.2-47.0
Northeast Partnership II*** 491 289 60.9 55.0-66.4 202 39.1 33.6-45.0
Northeast Partnership I*** 425 243 60.2 54.2-66.0 182 39.8 34.0-45.8
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 422 259 65.9 60.2-71.1 163 34.1 28.9-39.8
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 446 265 59.5 53.2-65.6 181 40.5 34.4-46.8
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 423 255 61.6 55.7-67.1 168 38.4 32.9-44.3
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 382 237 64.9 58.3-71.0 145 35.1 29.0-41.7
Chatham/Lee/Moore 446 280 63.3 56.9-69.2 166 36.7 30.8-43.1
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 545 337 62.9 57.3-68.2 208 37.1 31.8-42.7
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 411 250 60.8 54.6-66.7 161 39.2 33.3-45.4
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 407 236 60.2 53.5-66.5 171 39.8 33.5-46.5
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 440 260 57.6 51.3-63.5 180 42.4 36.5-48.7
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 556 319 58.4 52.8-63.8 237 41.6 36.2-47.2
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP***
Yes 1,046 614 61.0 57.0-64.9 432 39.0 35.1-43.0
No 14,067 8,735 62.9 61.8-64.1 5,332 37.1 35.9-38.2
NC REGIONS**
Eastern NC 5,041 3,077 61.7 59.8-63.6 1,964 38.3 36.4-40.2
Piedmont 8,454 5,320 64.4 62.9-65.8 3,134 35.6 34.2-37.1
Western NC 1,618 952 58.6 55.3-61.8 666 41.4 38.2-44.7
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)
Mountain AHEC*** 906 535 59.3 55.0-63.6 371 40.7 36.4-45.0
Northwest 3,014 1,845 60.2 57.6-62.6 1,169 39.8 37.4-42.4
Charlotte 2,315 1,445 63.0 60.1-65.8 870 37.0 34.2-39.9
Greensboro 1,952 1,235 65.6 62.5-68.5 717 34.4 31.5-37.5
Southern Regional 1,531 932 62.7 59.1-66.2 599 37.3 33.8-40.9
Coastal 797 510 63.4 58.9-67.7 287 36.6 32.3-41.1
Wake 2,032 1,322 67.6 64.7-70.4 710 32.4 29.6-35.3
Area L 650 395 62.9 58.1-67.5 255 37.1 32.5-41.9
Eastern 1,916 1,130 59.3 56.1-62.4 786 40.7 37.6-43.9

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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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