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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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  Total
Respond.^
Less than 1 year 1-5 years More than 5 years
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,749 1,387 40.0 37.7-42.4 1,254 32.3 30.2-34.5 1,108 27.7 25.7-29.7
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 107 34 31.5 20.0-45.9 35 34.0 23.8-45.9 38 34.4 24.4-46.1
Buncombe 73 29 43.4 29.8-58.1 25 35.4 23.3-49.8 19 21.2 11.9-34.9
Cabarrus 102 43 46.5 35.4-57.9 34 29.4 20.6-40.1 25 24.1 16.0-34.7
Catawba 112 41 49.8 34.8-64.8 33 24.1 15.5-35.5 38 26.1 16.9-38.0
Cumberland 105 44 47.3 33.4-61.7 24 18.7 11.3-29.5 37 34.0 22.6-47.6
Davidson 109 49 46.8 36.0-58.0 29 25.2 17.1-35.4 31 28.0 18.8-39.5
Durham 96 35 41.5 28.2-56.1 35 34.8 23.9-47.5 26 23.7 15.1-35.3
Forsyth 86 19 21.0 12.2-33.7 36 41.6 30.1-54.0 31 37.4 26.3-50.1
Gaston 95 37 46.8 33.2-60.9 29 26.3 16.0-39.9 29 26.9 17.5-39.1
Guilford 95 32 33.5 22.7-46.3 37 36.5 25.3-49.4 26 30.1 18.6-44.6
Iredell 108 36 37.9 25.7-51.8 35 29.5 20.5-40.6 37 32.6 22.7-44.3
Johnston 100 43 43.3 29.1-58.7 30 23.3 14.0-36.3 27 33.3 19.1-51.4
Mecklenburg 177 70 41.1 30.8-52.3 53 27.8 18.9-39.0 54 31.1 22.4-41.3
New Hanover 91 28 30.2 20.7-41.7 37 38.6 28.2-50.3 26 31.2 21.4-43.0
Onslow 97 38 44.7 31.5-58.8 33 31.3 20.6-44.5 26 23.9 15.4-35.2
Orange 86 25 25.7 15.3-39.9 30 47.1 29.9-65.0 31 27.2 16.8-40.9
Pitt 104 39 39.5 29.1-50.9 36 33.8 23.6-45.7 29 26.8 18.2-37.5
Randolph 105 43 48.0 36.5-59.7 36 28.5 19.7-39.1 26 23.5 15.6-33.9
Robeson 104 41 36.1 25.4-48.3 37 35.6 25.0-47.9 26 28.3 18.1-41.3
Rowan 105 39 39.4 28.4-51.5 40 42.3 30.3-55.4 26 18.3 11.8-27.2
Union 98 28 35.6 22.3-51.6 37 37.7 25.0-52.4 33 26.6 17.6-38.2
Wake 146 60 48.8 39.7-58.1 52 30.2 22.8-38.9 34 20.9 14.6-29.1
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 106 42 38.0 26.7-50.8 34 33.2 21.9-46.7 30 28.8 19.5-40.2
Northeast Partnership II*** 119 42 41.7 29.9-54.6 44 31.5 22.5-42.1 33 26.8 18.2-37.7
Northeast Partnership I*** 101 36 44.4 30.0-59.9 31 28.2 18.1-41.2 34 27.4 18.1-39.1
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 92 40 44.4 32.1-57.5 31 33.8 22.3-47.7 21 21.7 13.2-33.6
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 123 55 44.9 34.4-55.8 38 28.5 20.2-38.7 30 26.6 17.7-38.0
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 106 32 26.9 18.3-37.6 38 33.9 24.5-44.8 36 39.2 28.7-50.9
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 97 32 39.6 27.0-53.7 32 33.6 22.5-46.7 33 26.9 18.0-38.1
Chatham/Lee/Moore 98 41 46.5 34.1-59.4 26 30.1 20.0-42.6 31 23.4 15.8-33.3
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 134 41 32.7 22.2-45.3 50 34.9 25.2-46.0 43 32.4 22.1-44.7
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 106 39 43.6 31.7-56.4 32 26.9 18.2-37.9 35 29.5 20.0-41.1
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 100 40 36.5 25.3-49.3 28 38.7 25.4-53.8 32 24.9 16.4-35.9
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 128 41 32.3 23.4-42.6 51 41.2 31.2-51.9 36 26.5 17.8-37.6
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 138 53 39.8 28.2-52.6 46 35.5 24.6-48.2 39 24.7 15.2-37.4
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP***
Yes 261 95 43.7 34.9-52.9 90 31.0 24.0-39.0 76 25.3 19.4-32.4
No 3,488 1,292 39.8 37.4-42.2 1,164 32.4 30.2-34.7 1,032 27.8 25.8-30.0
NC REGIONS**
Eastern NC 1,257 479 40.2 36.4-44.2 413 30.1 26.8-33.6 365 29.7 26.3-33.3
Piedmont 2,099 760 40.1 37.1-43.3 713 32.6 29.8-35.5 626 27.3 24.7-30.0
Western NC 393 148 39.2 32.3-46.5 128 35.8 29.2-43.0 117 25.0 19.2-31.8
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)
Mountain AHEC*** 211 82 40.7 31.1-51.0 71 35.5 26.5-45.6 58 23.8 16.1-33.8
Northwest 761 273 38.4 33.5-43.5 247 32.2 27.9-36.8 241 29.5 25.2-34.1
Charlotte 587 215 39.6 33.6-45.8 201 33.1 27.5-39.2 171 27.3 22.5-32.7
Greensboro 487 172 36.2 30.3-42.5 165 34.9 29.0-41.2 150 28.9 23.4-35.2
Southern Regional 387 154 43.9 36.7-51.3 121 28.7 23.1-34.9 112 27.4 21.7-34.0
Coastal 196 60 30.8 23.6-39.0 75 34.4 27.2-42.4 61 34.8 27.0-43.4
Wake 480 183 44.8 38.9-50.9 163 31.0 26.1-36.4 134 24.2 19.7-29.4
Area L 154 63 44.6 33.8-56.0 51 32.0 22.7-43.0 40 23.4 16.4-32.3
Eastern 486 185 39.4 33.4-45.7 160 30.4 25.1-36.3 141 30.2 24.8-36.3

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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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