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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 15,331 8,940 52.3 51.2-53.4 6,391 47.7 46.6-48.8
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 384 209 47.7 41.0-54.6 175 52.3 45.4-59.0
Buncombe 352 243 64.3 57.5-70.6 109 35.7 29.4-42.5
Cabarrus 384 235 54.9 48.4-61.3 149 45.1 38.7-51.6
Catawba 399 232 49.1 42.2-56.1 167 50.9 43.9-57.8
Cumberland 438 267 54.8 48.4-61.1 171 45.2 38.9-51.6
Davidson 421 240 47.9 41.8-54.1 181 52.1 45.9-58.2
Durham 395 222 47.6 40.9-54.4 173 52.4 45.6-59.1
Forsyth 412 244 53.5 47.3-59.7 168 46.5 40.3-52.7
Gaston 384 216 49.4 42.8-56.0 168 50.6 44.0-57.2
Guilford 439 261 53.2 47.1-59.1 178 46.8 40.9-52.9
Iredell 438 237 50.4 44.1-56.7 201 49.6 43.3-55.9
Johnston 447 235 42.0 36.0-48.2 212 58.0 51.8-64.0
Mecklenburg 813 509 53.9 49.1-58.6 304 46.1 41.4-50.9
New Hanover 387 259 63.6 57.1-69.7 128 36.4 30.3-42.9
Onslow 384 226 47.7 41.2-54.4 158 52.3 45.6-58.8
Orange 359 218 53.0 45.7-60.3 141 47.0 39.7-54.3
Pitt 389 224 54.1 48.0-60.1 165 45.9 39.9-52.0
Randolph 385 232 52.0 44.6-59.3 153 48.0 40.7-55.4
Robeson 385 185 41.1 34.7-47.8 200 58.9 52.2-65.3
Rowan 435 245 51.3 45.2-57.3 190 48.7 42.7-54.8
Union 382 243 58.6 51.7-65.2 139 41.4 34.8-48.3
Wake 644 422 61.7 56.6-66.5 222 38.3 33.5-43.4
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 411 247 52.9 46.1-59.5 164 47.1 40.5-53.9
Northeast Partnership II*** 499 265 48.5 42.6-54.3 234 51.5 45.7-57.4
Northeast Partnership I*** 428 218 45.2 39.1-51.4 210 54.8 48.6-60.9
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 431 238 45.4 39.6-51.4 193 54.6 48.6-60.4
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 456 238 46.0 40.1-52.1 218 54.0 47.9-59.9
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 428 263 57.1 50.8-63.2 165 42.9 36.8-49.2
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 387 180 38.9 32.8-45.4 207 61.1 54.6-67.2
Chatham/Lee/Moore 452 276 49.5 43.2-55.8 176 50.5 44.2-56.8
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 558 323 50.8 45.2-56.3 235 49.2 43.7-54.8
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 413 219 47.1 41.1-53.1 194 52.9 46.9-58.9
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 411 250 52.1 45.0-59.1 161 47.9 40.9-55.0
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 442 267 52.2 46.1-58.2 175 47.8 41.8-53.9
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 559 352 57.1 51.2-62.7 207 42.9 37.3-48.8
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP***
Yes 1,057 556 48.2 44.1-52.3 501 51.8 47.7-55.9
No 14,274 8,384 52.5 51.4-53.7 5,890 47.5 46.3-48.6
NC REGIONS**
Eastern NC 5,125 2,892 50.0 48.1-52.0 2,233 50.0 48.0-51.9
Piedmont 8,578 5,024 52.3 50.8-53.8 3,554 47.7 46.2-49.2
Western NC 1,628 1,024 57.0 53.6-60.3 604 43.0 39.7-46.4
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)
Mountain AHEC*** 911 595 59.3 54.8-63.7 316 40.7 36.3-45.2
Northwest 3,062 1,758 51.0 48.5-53.5 1,304 49.0 46.5-51.5
Charlotte 2,338 1,422 52.7 49.8-55.6 916 47.3 44.4-50.2
Greensboro 1,976 1,158 51.9 48.7-55.0 818 48.1 45.0-51.3
Southern Regional 1,566 874 49.7 46.1-53.3 692 50.3 46.7-53.9
Coastal 805 522 59.5 54.8-64.0 283 40.5 36.0-45.2
Wake 2,069 1,169 53.0 49.8-56.1 900 47.0 43.9-50.2
Area L 659 355 47.5 42.5-52.5 304 52.5 47.5-57.5
Eastern 1,945 1,087 48.7 45.5-51.8 858 51.3 48.2-54.5

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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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