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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 4,254 233 4.5 3.9- 5.3 4,021 95.5 94.7-96.1
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 122 8 5.9 2.6-12.8 114 94.1 87.2-97.4
Buncombe 100 6 6.1 2.7-13.0 94 93.9 87.0-97.3
Cabarrus 105 2 1.3 0.3- 5.0 103 98.7 95.0-99.7
Catawba 122 7 4.1 1.8- 8.8 115 95.9 91.2-98.2
Cumberland 93 4 2.3 0.8- 6.2 89 97.7 93.8-99.2
Davidson 126 8 4.7 2.3- 9.5 118 95.3 90.5-97.7
Durham 103 7 7.9 3.6-16.4 96 92.1 83.6-96.4
Forsyth 122 10 6.1 3.2-11.3 112 93.9 88.7-96.8
Gaston 112 5 3.1 1.1- 8.4 107 96.9 91.6-98.9
Guilford 137 6 3.6 1.6- 7.9 131 96.4 92.1-98.4
Iredell 122 7 4.2 2.0- 8.8 115 95.8 91.2-98.0
Johnston 126 7 4.0 1.8- 8.4 119 96.0 91.6-98.2
Mecklenburg 190 11 4.4 2.3- 8.3 179 95.6 91.7-97.7
New Hanover 98 10 8.1 4.3-14.8 88 91.9 85.2-95.7
Onslow 99 5 3.5 1.4- 8.3 94 96.5 91.7-98.6
Orange 104 2 1.2 0.3- 4.9 102 98.8 95.1-99.7
Pitt 76 8 7.8 3.8-15.3 68 92.2 84.7-96.2
Randolph 116 3 2.0 0.6- 6.7 113 98.0 93.3-99.4
Robeson 114 5 2.6 1.0- 6.5 109 97.4 93.5-99.0
Rowan 136 8 4.8 2.3- 9.8 128 95.2 90.2-97.7
Union 94 1 0.5 0.1- 3.3 93 99.5 96.7-99.9
Wake 153 9 4.9 2.5- 9.5 144 95.1 90.5-97.5
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 118 3 2.1 0.7- 6.5 115 97.9 93.5-99.3
Northeast Partnership II*** 147 7 4.4 2.1- 9.2 140 95.6 90.8-97.9
Northeast Partnership I*** 132 11 7.7 4.1-14.0 121 92.3 86.0-95.9
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 114 6 4.7 2.0-10.6 108 95.3 89.4-98.0
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 116 7 6.1 2.8-13.0 109 93.9 87.0-97.2
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 130 10 5.6 3.0-10.5 120 94.4 89.5-97.0
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 109 6 4.7 1.8-11.9 103 95.3 88.1-98.2
Chatham/Lee/Moore 122 5 3.7 1.4- 9.3 117 96.3 90.7-98.6
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 140 10 6.3 3.3-11.7 130 93.7 88.3-96.7
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 136 6 3.3 1.4- 7.6 130 96.7 92.4-98.6
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 125 4 2.4 0.9- 6.4 121 97.6 93.6-99.1
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 114 6 5.1 2.2-11.5 108 94.9 88.5-97.8
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 181 13 5.3 2.8- 9.9 168 94.7 90.1-97.2
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP***
Yes 316 20 5.5 3.5- 8.7 296 94.5 91.3-96.5
No 3,938 213 4.5 3.8- 5.2 3,725 95.5 94.8-96.2
NC REGIONS**
Eastern NC 1,374 85 4.9 3.8- 6.3 1,289 95.1 93.7-96.2
Piedmont 2,390 122 4.4 3.6- 5.4 2,268 95.6 94.6-96.4
Western NC 490 26 4.5 2.9- 7.0 464 95.5 93.0-97.1
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)
Mountain AHEC*** 281 19 5.5 3.3- 9.1 262 94.5 90.9-96.7
Northwest 915 51 4.3 3.1- 5.8 864 95.7 94.2-96.9
Charlotte 606 25 3.8 2.4- 5.8 581 96.2 94.2-97.6
Greensboro 592 25 3.5 2.2- 5.6 567 96.5 94.4-97.8
Southern Regional 398 19 3.4 2.0- 5.6 379 96.6 94.4-98.0
Coastal 228 23 8.5 5.3-13.5 205 91.5 86.5-94.7
Wake 535 31 5.2 3.4- 7.7 504 94.8 92.3-96.6
Area L 188 11 4.8 2.5- 8.8 177 95.2 91.2-97.5
Eastern 511 29 4.8 3.1- 7.3 482 95.2 92.7-96.9

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*This question was asked only of male respondents who reported being age 40 and older.

^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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