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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 9,787 9,049 91.1 90.1-92.0 738 8.9 8.0- 9.9
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 241 220 90.3 84.4-94.2 21 9.7 5.8-15.6
Buncombe 228 213 88.2 78.6-93.9 15 11.8 6.1-21.4
Cabarrus 251 230 89.0 82.3-93.3 21 11.0 6.7-17.7
Catawba 259 233 87.2 79.1-92.5 26 12.8 7.5-20.9
Cumberland 299 275 92.6 88.2-95.4 24 7.4 4.6-11.8
Davidson 254 237 89.7 80.8-94.7 17 10.3 5.3-19.2
Durham 236 219 91.9 85.8-95.5 17 8.1 4.5-14.2
Forsyth 249 233 91.7 85.8-95.3 16 8.3 4.7-14.2
Gaston 251 229 87.8 79.4-93.0 22 12.2 7.0-20.6
Guilford 266 249 93.2 88.8-96.0 17 6.8 4.0-11.2
Iredell 277 262 95.4 91.8-97.5 15 4.6 2.5- 8.2
Johnston 270 240 85.7 77.8-91.1 30 14.3 8.9-22.2
Mecklenburg 531 496 92.9 89.4-95.3 35 7.1 4.7-10.6
New Hanover 266 253 95.4 91.5-97.5 13 4.6 2.5- 8.5
Onslow 241 226 95.1 90.0-97.7 15 4.9 2.3-10.0
Orange 220 214 97.3 93.8-98.8 6 2.7 1.2- 6.2
Pitt 282 264 91.9 86.0-95.5 18 8.1 4.5-14.0
Randolph 229 208 93.0 88.7-95.7 21 7.0 4.3-11.3
Robeson 237 218 84.7 71.8-92.3 19 15.3 7.7-28.2
Rowan 268 246 90.7 83.9-94.8 22 9.3 5.2-16.1
Union 258 238 92.1 87.2-95.2 20 7.9 4.8-12.8
Wake 422 392 90.0 85.0-93.4 30 10.0 6.6-15.0
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 264 256 96.8 93.1-98.5 8 3.2 1.5- 6.9
Northeast Partnership II*** 324 296 90.6 85.5-94.1 28 9.4 5.9-14.5
Northeast Partnership I*** 275 246 89.2 83.8-92.9 29 10.8 7.1-16.2
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 283 256 90.3 84.6-94.1 27 9.7 5.9-15.4
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 305 279 89.3 82.7-93.5 26 10.7 6.5-17.3
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 273 255 93.0 88.5-95.8 18 7.0 4.2-11.5
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 240 217 86.4 76.1-92.7 23 13.6 7.3-23.9
Chatham/Lee/Moore 284 265 90.1 82.1-94.8 19 9.9 5.2-17.9
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 357 317 87.4 80.7-92.1 40 12.6 7.9-19.3
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 247 232 93.4 87.3-96.7 15 6.6 3.3-12.7
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 253 241 93.6 86.7-97.0 12 6.4 3.0-13.3
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 301 280 91.9 86.1-95.4 21 8.1 4.6-13.9
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 346 314 89.1 80.2-94.3 32 10.9 5.7-19.8
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP***
Yes 685 623 90.6 87.4-93.1 62 9.4 6.9-12.6
No 9,102 8,426 91.1 90.1-92.1 676 8.9 7.9- 9.9
NC REGIONS**
Eastern NC 3,336 3,076 91.5 90.0-92.8 260 8.5 7.2-10.0
Piedmont 5,424 5,019 91.1 89.8-92.2 405 8.9 7.8-10.2
Western NC 1,027 954 90.3 86.1-93.4 73 9.7 6.6-13.9
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)
Mountain AHEC*** 574 527 88.9 82.4-93.1 47 11.1 6.9-17.6
Northwest 1,902 1,775 92.0 89.8-93.8 127 8.0 6.2-10.2
Charlotte 1,544 1,420 90.8 88.4-92.7 124 9.2 7.3-11.6
Greensboro 1,213 1,130 92.9 90.6-94.6 83 7.1 5.4- 9.4
Southern Regional 1,002 911 88.9 85.1-91.8 91 11.1 8.2-14.9
Coastal 533 505 94.3 91.0-96.4 28 5.7 3.6- 9.0
Wake 1,299 1,185 89.0 86.0-91.5 114 11.0 8.5-14.0
Area L 429 392 91.2 87.4-94.0 37 8.8 6.0-12.6
Eastern 1,291 1,204 93.5 91.6-95.1 87 6.5 4.9- 8.4

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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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