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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Physical Activity & Nutrition

When you are eating out, how likely are you to choose foods or beverages labeled as healthy?
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Respond.^
Very likely Somewhat likely Somewhat unlikely Very unlikely
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,391 4,462 26.9 25.9-27.8 6,723 47.2 46.1-48.4 1,727 14.7 13.8-15.6 1,479 11.2 10.5-12.0
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 350 103 26.3 20.8-32.8 154 43.5 36.5-50.7 39 14.7 9.7-21.7 54 15.5 11.1-21.2
Buncombe 333 107 27.2 22.0-33.2 167 51.6 44.7-58.5 38 12.2 8.4-17.4 21 9.0 5.2-15.1
Cabarrus 366 103 24.1 19.5-29.5 180 48.6 42.3-55.0 52 18.4 13.6-24.4 31 8.8 5.5-13.8
Catawba 374 96 20.4 16.1-25.5 198 57.7 50.7-64.4 39 12.9 8.7-18.9 41 8.9 6.3-12.5
Cumberland 420 138 29.7 24.5-35.6 179 41.0 34.9-47.5 56 15.2 11.3-20.2 47 14.0 9.5-20.0
Davidson 398 110 23.6 19.0-28.9 198 49.9 43.5-56.3 40 13.2 9.1-18.8 50 13.3 9.5-18.3
Durham 371 125 26.5 21.5-32.2 155 40.6 33.9-47.7 59 21.6 15.5-29.3 32 11.2 7.2-17.2
Forsyth 385 121 26.7 21.9-32.1 185 46.5 40.2-52.9 35 12.3 8.4-17.8 44 14.5 9.8-20.8
Gaston 362 116 27.9 22.6-34.0 177 49.3 42.5-56.1 40 14.7 10.2-20.7 29 8.0 5.4-11.8
Guilford 421 147 34.2 28.5-40.4 195 46.3 40.3-52.4 36 7.9 5.4-11.4 43 11.6 8.2-16.2
Iredell 409 133 28.5 23.4-34.1 189 41.7 35.6-48.2 53 19.3 13.9-26.2 34 10.5 6.6-16.1
Johnston 419 113 23.5 18.5-29.3 198 48.6 41.8-55.4 60 16.6 12.2-22.3 48 11.3 7.2-17.3
Mecklenburg 782 256 27.1 23.5-31.0 369 48.6 43.8-53.3 82 12.2 9.4-15.7 75 12.1 8.9-16.4
New Hanover 365 132 28.8 23.8-34.4 175 49.2 42.4-56.1 34 14.2 9.0-21.7 24 7.8 4.5-13.2
Onslow 358 116 27.8 22.4-34.1 172 48.9 42.0-55.8 44 12.7 9.1-17.5 26 10.6 6.1-17.7
Orange 347 115 29.3 23.7-35.6 172 49.2 41.9-56.4 41 13.9 9.4-19.9 19 7.7 4.3-13.5
Pitt 371 114 26.5 21.6-32.0 174 47.9 41.8-54.1 41 13.9 9.6-19.7 42 11.7 8.1-16.6
Randolph 365 119 25.3 20.3-31.0 161 43.7 36.4-51.3 51 19.7 13.5-27.7 34 11.3 7.1-17.6
Robeson 347 114 25.9 20.8-31.7 156 45.5 38.5-52.6 37 14.2 8.8-22.2 40 14.4 9.8-20.6
Rowan 403 138 32.4 26.9-38.3 183 42.9 36.9-49.0 41 13.4 9.0-19.5 41 11.3 7.6-16.6
Union 367 110 26.1 20.7-32.3 161 39.0 33.0-45.4 57 20.2 14.8-26.9 39 14.7 9.6-21.9
Wake 615 192 27.7 23.7-32.0 296 49.0 43.8-54.2 76 15.6 12.1-19.8 51 7.8 5.7-10.6
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 394 121 27.3 22.0-33.2 178 46.8 40.1-53.7 53 13.6 9.6-19.0 42 12.3 7.9-18.6
Northeast Partnership II*** 461 147 27.1 22.5-32.3 212 49.1 43.1-55.1 53 13.5 9.6-18.8 49 10.3 7.2-14.5
Northeast Partnership I*** 397 121 27.6 22.7-33.2 187 46.1 39.7-52.7 47 13.5 9.5-18.8 42 12.7 8.0-19.6
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 393 120 25.6 20.9-30.8 170 45.6 39.3-51.9 46 14.8 10.5-20.5 57 14.1 10.2-19.1
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 419 106 22.6 17.9-28.1 206 48.4 42.0-54.9 58 18.4 13.6-24.5 49 10.5 7.6-14.3
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 393 136 28.7 23.9-34.0 160 42.4 36.3-48.7 53 17.4 12.1-24.3 44 11.5 8.2-16.1
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 355 101 24.3 19.2-30.2 168 47.8 40.8-54.8 43 15.8 11.1-22.0 43 12.2 8.2-17.7
Chatham/Lee/Moore 422 127 22.9 18.6-27.9 188 43.2 36.9-49.7 62 22.4 16.1-30.4 45 11.5 8.1-16.1
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 512 140 24.6 20.0-29.9 246 49.0 43.3-54.7 69 16.4 12.2-21.6 57 10.0 7.2-13.7
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 385 108 25.0 20.1-30.6 179 44.4 38.4-50.6 51 18.0 13.2-24.0 47 12.6 8.7-18.0
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 389 122 27.0 21.9-32.8 183 47.3 40.5-54.3 45 15.4 9.9-23.3 39 10.2 7.1-14.6
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 417 128 26.7 21.8-32.3 201 51.5 45.3-57.7 46 10.9 7.6-15.4 42 10.8 7.5-15.4
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 526 167 27.5 23.0-32.5 251 50.5 44.7-56.3 50 10.3 6.9-15.0 58 11.7 8.5-15.9
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP***
Yes 985 303 26.3 23.1-29.7 467 50.6 46.3-54.8 109 12.2 9.6-15.4 106 11.0 8.5-14.0
No 13,406 4,159 26.9 25.9-27.9 6,256 47.0 45.8-48.3 1,618 14.8 13.9-15.8 1,373 11.3 10.5-12.1
NC REGIONS**
Eastern NC 4,769 1,480 26.5 24.9-28.1 2,189 46.5 44.5-48.6 590 15.3 13.8-16.9 510 11.7 10.4-13.1
Piedmont 8,087 2,507 27.3 26.0-28.6 3,803 47.0 45.4-48.5 963 14.8 13.7-16.0 814 10.9 9.9-12.0
Western NC 1,535 475 25.8 23.2-28.6 731 49.8 46.3-53.2 174 12.7 10.4-15.4 155 11.7 9.5-14.3
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)
Mountain AHEC*** 859 274 27.4 23.9-31.3 418 50.9 46.3-55.4 88 10.9 8.2-14.3 79 10.8 8.2-14.2
Northwest 2,870 866 25.7 23.7-27.8 1,370 47.1 44.5-49.6 323 14.9 13.0-17.1 311 12.3 10.5-14.3
Charlotte 2,233 688 26.9 24.5-29.4 1,075 48.9 45.9-51.8 264 13.6 11.7-15.8 206 10.6 8.7-12.9
Greensboro 1,860 588 29.3 26.5-32.3 861 45.9 42.7-49.1 219 13.0 11.0-15.4 192 11.8 9.8-14.1
Southern Regional 1,442 446 25.0 22.3-28.0 644 44.6 40.9-48.4 195 18.4 15.4-21.9 157 11.9 9.7-14.6
Coastal 753 266 28.9 25.3-32.9 333 44.2 39.6-48.9 85 16.2 12.2-21.2 69 10.7 8.0-14.2
Wake 1,942 592 26.6 24.1-29.3 880 46.5 43.2-49.7 267 17.2 14.7-19.9 203 9.7 8.1-11.6
Area L 603 176 25.0 21.0-29.4 281 47.4 42.2-52.7 67 13.1 9.8-17.2 79 14.5 10.9-19.1
Eastern 1,829 566 27.3 24.6-30.2 861 48.4 45.1-51.7 219 13.4 11.2-16.0 183 10.9 8.9-13.3

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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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