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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 12,159 8,422 61.9 60.6-63.2 3,737 38.1 36.8-39.4
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 303 212 61.3 52.8-69.1 91 38.7 30.9-47.2
Buncombe 296 208 65.5 57.7-72.6 88 34.5 27.4-42.3
Cabarrus 303 228 67.5 59.9-74.3 75 32.5 25.7-40.1
Catawba 317 208 57.7 49.4-65.6 109 42.3 34.4-50.6
Cumberland 357 244 60.0 52.7-66.9 113 40.0 33.1-47.3
Davidson 343 225 56.2 49.0-63.0 118 43.8 37.0-51.0
Durham 341 221 56.1 48.4-63.5 120 43.9 36.5-51.6
Forsyth 325 226 65.1 58.0-71.5 99 34.9 28.5-42.0
Gaston 295 213 67.7 59.9-74.6 82 32.3 25.4-40.1
Guilford 356 238 59.3 52.4-65.9 118 40.7 34.1-47.6
Iredell 352 248 61.7 54.0-68.9 104 38.3 31.1-46.0
Johnston 350 243 56.9 48.9-64.6 107 43.1 35.4-51.1
Mecklenburg 686 463 60.8 55.4-65.9 223 39.2 34.1-44.6
New Hanover 311 231 67.6 59.6-74.8 80 32.4 25.2-40.4
Onslow 306 220 66.7 59.2-73.5 86 33.3 26.5-40.8
Orange 304 200 60.1 51.6-68.1 104 39.9 31.9-48.4
Pitt 297 203 61.8 54.5-68.6 94 38.2 31.4-45.5
Randolph 306 209 55.0 46.4-63.3 97 45.0 36.7-53.6
Robeson 300 197 53.7 45.7-61.6 103 46.3 38.4-54.3
Rowan 334 209 56.6 49.5-63.5 125 43.4 36.5-50.5
Union 314 225 67.1 59.3-74.1 89 32.9 25.9-40.7
Wake 536 362 59.6 53.8-65.2 174 40.4 34.8-46.2
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 330 231 60.0 51.6-67.8 99 40.0 32.2-48.4
Northeast Partnership II*** 379 274 64.2 56.9-70.8 105 35.8 29.2-43.1
Northeast Partnership I*** 297 215 68.0 60.0-75.1 82 32.0 24.9-40.0
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 337 255 68.6 61.4-75.0 82 31.4 25.0-38.6
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 340 244 59.9 52.1-67.2 96 40.1 32.8-47.9
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 343 244 65.1 57.7-71.9 99 34.9 28.1-42.3
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 305 226 65.4 57.1-72.8 79 34.6 27.2-42.9
Chatham/Lee/Moore 349 230 59.9 52.2-67.1 119 40.1 32.9-47.8
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 426 279 59.7 53.0-66.0 147 40.3 34.0-47.0
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 327 226 63.4 56.2-70.0 101 36.6 30.0-43.8
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 326 222 61.1 52.8-68.8 104 38.9 31.2-47.2
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 333 248 65.0 57.7-71.7 85 35.0 28.3-42.3
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 435 295 64.9 58.2-71.0 140 35.1 29.0-41.8
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP***
Yes 789 565 64.2 59.0-69.0 224 35.8 31.0-41.0
No 11,370 7,857 61.7 60.4-63.1 3,513 38.3 36.9-39.6
NC REGIONS**
Eastern NC 3,978 2,794 61.9 59.6-64.2 1,184 38.1 35.8-40.4
Piedmont 6,884 4,723 61.2 59.4-62.9 2,161 38.8 37.1-40.6
Western NC 1,297 905 64.8 60.9-68.5 392 35.2 31.5-39.1
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)
Mountain AHEC*** 731 503 65.1 59.9-69.9 228 34.9 30.1-40.1
Northwest 2,431 1,650 61.5 58.6-64.3 781 38.5 35.7-41.4
Charlotte 1,883 1,330 63.7 60.3-67.0 553 36.3 33.0-39.7
Greensboro 1,576 1,060 58.6 55.0-62.2 516 41.4 37.8-45.0
Southern Regional 1,216 814 58.4 54.0-62.6 402 41.6 37.4-46.0
Coastal 640 470 67.1 61.5-72.2 170 32.9 27.8-38.5
Wake 1,681 1,169 60.7 57.1-64.3 512 39.3 35.7-42.9
Area L 497 363 66.3 60.2-71.9 134 33.7 28.1-39.8
Eastern 1,504 1,063 62.1 58.2-65.9 441 37.9 34.1-41.8

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*These question are asked only of respondents who report NOT having diabetes.

^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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