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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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  Total
Respond.^
Past 3 years 3 - 5 years More than 5 years
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,258 7,274 87.6 86.6-88.5 408 5.2 4.6- 6.0 576 7.2 6.5- 7.9
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 205 181 86.8 78.8-92.0 12 8.4 4.0-16.6 12 4.9 2.6- 9.1
Buncombe 205 182 89.9 84.2-93.7 10 3.8 2.0- 7.2 13 6.3 3.3-11.8
Cabarrus 225 201 90.5 85.6-93.9 5 1.5 0.6- 3.9 19 7.9 4.8-12.7
Catawba 206 182 88.2 82.1-92.5 11 4.6 2.3- 8.9 13 7.1 3.9-12.7
Cumberland 238 201 84.2 76.6-89.7 14 5.5 2.7-10.8 23 10.2 5.8-17.4
Davidson 220 195 87.1 79.6-92.1 13 8.2 4.0-16.0 12 4.7 2.5- 8.6
Durham 219 192 86.7 80.2-91.3 14 6.9 3.9-11.7 13 6.4 3.2-12.3
Forsyth 225 199 86.6 80.2-91.1 9 5.5 2.7-11.0 17 7.9 4.8-12.9
Gaston 211 185 84.0 74.7-90.3 8 6.1 2.4-14.7 18 9.9 5.3-17.7
Guilford 234 210 89.0 83.2-93.0 11 4.1 2.1- 7.9 13 6.9 3.8-12.3
Iredell 242 213 88.6 83.4-92.3 11 4.2 2.1- 7.9 18 7.3 4.4-11.7
Johnston 238 220 93.4 89.0-96.1 6 2.8 1.1- 6.5 12 3.9 2.0- 7.3
Mecklenburg 456 389 86.3 82.4-89.5 26 5.6 3.7- 8.6 41 8.0 5.7-11.1
New Hanover 226 198 88.6 83.3-92.3 13 5.9 3.3-10.2 15 5.5 3.1- 9.6
Onslow 217 194 91.4 86.1-94.8 10 4.6 2.0- 9.8 13 4.1 2.3- 7.2
Orange 196 163 82.9 76.0-88.1 12 5.4 2.9- 9.8 21 11.7 7.4-18.0
Pitt 196 178 91.3 85.6-94.9 7 3.7 1.6- 8.5 11 5.0 2.5- 9.7
Randolph 206 174 85.4 78.4-90.5 14 7.1 3.6-13.4 18 7.5 4.3-12.8
Robeson 191 164 84.6 77.3-89.8 10 6.5 3.3-12.4 17 8.9 5.1-15.1
Rowan 205 179 87.8 81.2-92.4 8 4.4 1.8-10.3 18 7.8 4.5-13.0
Union 218 186 85.7 79.4-90.3 16 7.5 4.2-13.0 16 6.8 4.0-11.3
Wake 360 315 87.9 83.5-91.3 20 5.1 3.1- 8.3 25 6.9 4.4-10.8
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 225 195 84.4 77.3-89.6 8 4.3 2.0- 8.8 22 11.2 6.8-18.0
Northeast Partnership II*** 265 239 88.5 81.6-93.0 11 6.4 2.9-13.6 15 5.1 2.7- 9.2
Northeast Partnership I*** 215 199 94.1 90.1-96.5 8 2.9 1.4- 5.9 8 3.1 1.5- 6.3
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 251 233 91.0 84.2-95.0 7 3.1 1.4- 7.0 11 5.9 2.6-12.8
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 237 218 91.9 86.9-95.1 4 1.6 0.6- 4.3 15 6.5 3.7-11.4
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 240 222 92.1 86.6-95.5 7 2.7 1.2- 6.0 11 5.2 2.5-10.6
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 221 201 93.8 90.2-96.1 11 3.7 1.9- 6.9 9 2.5 1.3- 4.9
Chatham/Lee/Moore 225 195 82.2 69.8-90.2 11 9.1 2.9-25.2 19 8.8 5.0-14.8
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 271 235 85.2 78.8-90.0 20 7.5 4.5-12.5 16 7.2 3.9-12.9
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 221 192 85.6 78.8-90.5 11 5.9 2.8-12.0 18 8.5 5.1-13.8
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 215 186 83.8 75.0-90.0 18 10.9 5.8-19.4 11 5.3 2.4-11.3
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 244 208 83.9 76.7-89.2 18 9.0 5.0-15.8 18 7.0 4.1-11.9
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 289 250 87.3 81.8-91.3 14 2.9 1.5- 5.5 25 9.8 6.2-15.2
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP***
Yes 555 499 89.4 85.4-92.4 22 5.0 2.8- 8.7 34 5.6 3.8- 8.2
No 7,703 6,775 87.5 86.4-88.5 386 5.3 4.6- 6.0 542 7.3 6.5- 8.1
NC REGIONS**
Eastern NC 2,733 2,446 89.3 87.6-90.8 112 4.2 3.3- 5.2 175 6.5 5.4- 8.0
Piedmont 4,638 4,061 87.1 85.7-88.3 241 5.7 4.8- 6.7 336 7.3 6.4- 8.3
Western NC 887 767 86.3 83.0-89.0 55 5.7 4.0- 8.0 65 8.0 5.9-10.7
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)
Mountain AHEC*** 494 432 88.2 84.1-91.3 24 3.2 2.0- 5.1 38 8.6 5.9-12.5
Northwest 1,618 1,414 85.6 82.9-87.9 89 7.1 5.3- 9.4 115 7.4 5.9- 9.2
Charlotte 1,308 1,135 86.8 84.4-88.9 68 5.5 4.1- 7.3 105 7.7 6.1- 9.6
Greensboro 1,037 906 87.7 84.9-90.1 56 5.1 3.7- 7.1 75 7.2 5.4- 9.6
Southern Regional 792 677 84.9 80.5-88.5 46 6.7 4.1-10.7 69 8.4 6.1-11.6
Coastal 462 414 88.8 84.6-92.1 20 4.2 2.6- 6.8 28 6.9 4.3-11.0
Wake 1,154 1,035 89.1 86.4-91.3 54 4.8 3.5- 6.6 65 6.1 4.4- 8.4
Area L 359 329 91.4 87.3-94.3 15 4.3 2.4- 7.6 15 4.3 2.4- 7.6
Eastern 1,034 932 89.7 86.8-91.9 36 3.9 2.5- 6.0 66 6.4 4.7- 8.7

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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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