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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 3,744 1,130 28.6 26.6-30.8 2,614 71.4 69.2-73.4
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 105 40 34.4 24.3-46.2 65 65.6 53.8-75.7
Buncombe 73 25 35.0 22.5-50.1 48 65.0 49.9-77.5
Cabarrus 103 29 29.5 20.0-41.2 74 70.5 58.8-80.0
Catawba 111 36 26.1 16.5-38.7 75 73.9 61.3-83.5
Cumberland 103 30 35.8 23.0-51.1 73 64.2 48.9-77.0
Davidson 109 29 27.5 18.9-38.2 80 72.5 61.8-81.1
Durham 95 38 34.8 24.1-47.2 57 65.2 52.8-75.9
Forsyth 86 25 25.9 17.3-36.9 61 74.1 63.1-82.7
Gaston 94 36 27.6 18.6-38.9 58 72.4 61.1-81.4
Guilford 96 28 27.5 17.7-40.1 68 72.5 59.9-82.3
Iredell 111 32 23.3 15.6-33.2 79 76.7 66.8-84.4
Johnston 102 23 21.4 12.0-35.0 79 78.6 65.0-88.0
Mecklenburg 174 51 23.2 16.5-31.7 123 76.8 68.3-83.5
New Hanover 91 31 34.1 24.0-46.0 60 65.9 54.0-76.0
Onslow 96 20 26.9 14.9-43.7 76 73.1 56.3-85.1
Orange 84 38 32.3 20.4-47.1 46 67.7 52.9-79.6
Pitt 104 39 35.6 25.8-46.8 65 64.4 53.2-74.2
Randolph 106 30 25.8 17.5-36.3 76 74.2 63.7-82.5
Robeson 104 26 17.0 11.0-25.4 78 83.0 74.6-89.0
Rowan 106 31 22.2 14.8-31.9 75 77.8 68.1-85.2
Union 98 26 20.9 13.0-31.8 72 79.1 68.2-87.0
Wake 146 40 23.5 17.0-31.7 106 76.5 68.3-83.0
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 106 23 20.5 13.0-31.0 83 79.5 69.0-87.0
Northeast Partnership II*** 119 36 28.6 19.8-39.4 83 71.4 60.6-80.2
Northeast Partnership I*** 103 29 22.5 14.5-33.0 74 77.5 67.0-85.5
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 92 29 31.4 20.5-44.7 63 68.6 55.3-79.5
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 126 33 31.1 21.3-42.9 93 68.9 57.1-78.7
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 103 33 30.5 21.3-41.6 70 69.5 58.4-78.7
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 97 28 26.1 17.1-37.6 69 73.9 62.4-82.9
Chatham/Lee/Moore 98 32 30.7 20.7-42.9 66 69.3 57.1-79.3
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 134 43 31.9 22.1-43.7 91 68.1 56.3-77.9
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 105 31 25.3 16.5-36.8 74 74.7 63.2-83.5
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 98 30 29.9 19.9-42.2 68 70.1 57.8-80.1
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 129 41 35.3 25.7-46.3 88 64.7 53.7-74.3
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 137 39 37.2 24.6-51.7 98 62.8 48.3-75.4
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP***
Yes 263 72 23.8 18.1-30.5 191 76.2 69.5-81.9
No 3,481 1,058 28.9 26.8-31.2 2,423 71.1 68.8-73.2
NC REGIONS**
Eastern NC 1,257 357 28.4 25.0-32.1 900 71.6 67.9-75.0
Piedmont 2,096 651 27.0 24.6-29.6 1,445 73.0 70.4-75.4
Western NC 391 122 35.2 28.0-43.2 269 64.8 56.8-72.0
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)
Mountain AHEC*** 210 64 36.6 26.4-48.2 146 63.4 51.8-73.6
Northwest 762 227 28.3 24.2-32.8 535 71.7 67.2-75.8
Charlotte 583 177 25.4 21.0-30.2 406 74.6 69.8-79.0
Greensboro 486 162 27.7 22.7-33.3 324 72.3 66.7-77.3
Southern Regional 387 108 31.5 24.9-39.0 279 68.5 61.0-75.1
Coastal 194 66 33.3 25.9-41.6 128 66.7 58.4-74.1
Wake 481 144 26.6 22.0-31.6 337 73.4 68.4-78.0
Area L 155 46 26.0 18.3-35.6 109 74.0 64.4-81.7
Eastern 486 136 27.7 22.4-33.7 350 72.3 66.3-77.6

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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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