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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, only one Yes, more than one No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,619 11,606 68.9 67.8-70.0 1,667 9.2 8.6- 9.8 2,346 21.9 20.8-22.9
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 391 279 62.3 54.9-69.2 45 9.0 6.4-12.5 67 28.6 21.8-36.6
Buncombe 359 274 68.9 61.9-75.1 32 9.7 6.5-14.3 53 21.4 15.7-28.4
Cabarrus 387 297 69.6 62.8-75.7 29 6.3 4.1- 9.7 61 24.1 18.3-31.0
Catawba 400 313 75.7 69.3-81.1 46 9.8 6.9-13.7 41 14.5 10.0-20.6
Cumberland 445 289 57.5 51.0-63.7 66 15.4 11.1-21.0 90 27.1 21.4-33.7
Davidson 425 323 68.4 61.7-74.5 44 9.8 6.8-13.7 58 21.8 16.1-28.8
Durham 400 283 57.5 50.4-64.3 33 6.2 4.1- 9.2 84 36.3 29.4-43.8
Forsyth 421 318 68.7 62.2-74.6 40 9.9 6.4-15.0 63 21.4 16.2-27.6
Gaston 389 306 75.9 69.7-81.1 40 8.1 5.6-11.5 43 16.0 11.4-22.1
Guilford 450 360 79.9 75.1-84.0 44 7.9 5.6-10.9 46 12.2 8.9-16.6
Iredell 442 331 72.7 66.7-78.0 51 8.7 6.3-11.8 60 18.7 13.9-24.6
Johnston 450 320 63.4 56.6-69.7 51 8.6 6.2-11.9 79 28.0 21.9-35.1
Mecklenburg 833 640 69.0 64.0-73.6 70 6.6 5.1- 8.6 123 24.4 19.8-29.5
New Hanover 392 274 66.2 59.1-72.6 54 11.1 8.3-14.8 64 22.7 16.5-30.3
Onslow 393 251 52.5 45.8-59.2 61 18.1 13.2-24.3 81 29.4 23.2-36.5
Orange 364 277 65.9 57.6-73.2 33 8.4 5.3-12.8 54 25.8 18.6-34.6
Pitt 394 290 67.0 60.6-72.8 46 11.2 7.9-15.5 58 21.8 16.6-28.2
Randolph 388 278 63.1 55.2-70.4 48 9.7 6.1-15.1 62 27.1 20.3-35.3
Robeson 396 272 59.0 51.8-65.8 45 11.2 7.7-16.0 79 29.8 23.2-37.4
Rowan 450 342 69.2 62.7-75.1 43 8.3 5.8-11.8 65 22.4 16.9-29.1
Union 392 295 73.2 66.7-78.8 55 9.8 7.2-13.3 42 17.0 12.0-23.6
Wake 652 488 71.9 67.1-76.3 69 9.3 7.0-12.3 95 18.7 14.9-23.3
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 418 300 64.3 57.2-70.8 40 11.7 7.5-17.7 78 24.0 18.4-30.8
Northeast Partnership II*** 507 381 67.1 60.9-72.7 56 10.5 7.5-14.5 70 22.4 17.2-28.8
Northeast Partnership I*** 436 343 74.8 68.6-80.2 40 8.1 5.6-11.4 53 17.1 12.3-23.4
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 446 345 67.8 61.3-73.6 31 6.2 4.0- 9.3 70 26.1 20.4-32.6
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 472 344 63.4 57.0-69.4 52 9.9 7.1-13.7 76 26.6 20.8-33.3
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 433 322 68.9 62.4-74.8 45 8.6 6.2-11.7 66 22.5 16.9-29.3
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 394 297 73.5 67.4-78.8 41 7.7 5.5-10.8 56 18.8 14.0-24.6
Chatham/Lee/Moore 458 339 67.7 61.1-73.6 45 7.0 5.1- 9.6 74 25.3 19.6-32.0
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 573 431 72.0 66.6-76.8 59 10.1 7.2-13.9 83 18.0 13.9-22.9
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 426 316 72.2 66.3-77.4 52 10.3 7.4-14.2 58 17.6 13.1-23.2
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 419 323 68.4 60.5-75.4 45 10.2 5.8-17.1 51 21.4 15.4-29.0
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 454 354 75.9 70.0-80.9 46 6.8 4.9- 9.5 54 17.3 12.7-23.2
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 570 411 71.9 66.3-76.8 70 9.9 7.2-13.4 89 18.3 13.9-23.7
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP***
Yes 1,077 812 68.2 63.9-72.2 108 10.0 7.6-13.1 157 21.8 18.2-25.9
No 14,542 10,794 69.0 67.8-70.1 1,559 9.1 8.5- 9.8 2,189 21.9 20.8-23.0
NC REGIONS**
Eastern NC 5,228 3,756 64.4 62.4-66.4 592 10.8 9.7-12.0 880 24.8 22.9-26.8
Piedmont 8,726 6,611 70.8 69.3-72.3 889 8.1 7.5- 8.9 1,226 21.0 19.7-22.5
Western NC 1,665 1,239 70.6 67.3-73.7 186 10.2 8.4-12.4 240 19.2 16.4-22.3
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)
Mountain AHEC*** 929 685 70.9 66.6-75.0 102 9.8 7.6-12.5 142 19.2 15.6-23.5
Northwest 3,121 2,369 71.0 68.5-73.4 338 9.6 8.2-11.2 414 19.4 17.3-21.8
Charlotte 2,387 1,843 71.4 68.4-74.2 229 7.0 6.0- 8.2 315 21.6 18.8-24.6
Greensboro 2,007 1,511 72.2 69.3-74.9 206 8.2 6.8- 9.8 290 19.6 17.1-22.4
Southern Regional 1,600 1,105 61.5 57.7-65.1 194 11.9 9.8-14.5 301 26.6 23.2-30.3
Coastal 819 593 67.4 62.6-71.9 99 9.5 7.6-11.8 127 23.1 18.7-28.1
Wake 2,093 1,535 68.1 65.0-70.9 211 8.2 6.8- 9.8 347 23.7 21.0-26.7
Area L 677 522 70.2 65.0-74.9 57 7.8 5.7-10.5 98 22.0 17.6-27.2
Eastern 1,986 1,443 64.8 61.5-68.0 231 11.8 9.8-14.0 312 23.4 20.5-26.7

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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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