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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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  Total
Respond.^
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-5 years 5 or more years Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,669 10,561 67.2 66.0-68.4 1,507 10.1 9.4-10.9 1,433 9.7 9.0-10.4 2,044 11.5 10.7-12.3 124 1.5 1.1- 2.1
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 386 274 69.9 63.2-75.9 39 12.3 8.2-17.9 28 7.5 4.8-11.5 42 9.7 6.8-13.8 3 0.6 0.2- 2.0
Buncombe 343 246 73.5 66.9-79.3 19 3.8 2.3- 6.2 27 11.1 6.9-17.5 47 9.1 6.5-12.5 4 2.5 0.7- 8.7
Cabarrus 365 247 70.1 63.6-75.9 26 7.1 4.5-10.9 43 9.9 7.0-13.8 47 11.7 8.0-16.7 2 1.2 0.2- 6.7
Catawba 443 304 68.2 62.2-73.7 39 10.3 6.8-15.1 43 8.1 5.7-11.3 56 13.4 9.5-18.5 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6
Cumberland 473 318 67.7 60.8-73.8 50 11.3 7.8-16.1 47 9.5 6.7-13.4 56 11.3 6.6-18.6 2 0.2 0.1- 1.0
Davidson 404 268 60.0 52.9-66.6 27 8.8 5.3-14.0 48 15.0 10.5-20.9 60 16.0 11.2-22.5 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9
Durham 389 285 67.6 59.3-74.9 34 10.2 6.6-15.3 29 8.5 4.9-14.5 39 10.6 6.4-17.0 2 3.1 0.5-17.2
Forsyth 406 294 71.0 64.9-76.4 40 11.9 8.3-16.8 31 6.6 4.4- 9.7 40 10.3 6.9-15.1 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0
Gaston 405 251 60.4 53.2-67.1 44 11.4 7.5-17.0 44 11.6 8.2-16.0 63 16.0 10.9-22.9 3 0.7 0.2- 2.7
Guilford 418 308 75.8 70.1-80.7 29 6.3 4.1- 9.7 40 9.0 6.2-12.7 39 8.0 5.2-12.0 2 0.9 0.2- 3.7
Iredell 426 297 71.1 65.6-76.1 39 9.0 6.4-12.6 32 9.1 6.1-13.5 52 10.2 7.4-13.8 6 0.6 0.3- 1.5
Johnston 465 315 62.8 55.9-69.2 51 13.6 9.3-19.4 33 11.5 7.2-18.1 64 11.4 8.0-15.9 2 0.7 0.1- 3.0
Mecklenburg 671 499 71.2 66.6-75.4 64 11.3 8.5-14.8 55 8.8 6.5-12.0 50 8.1 5.8-11.2 3 0.6 0.2- 1.9
New Hanover 371 276 74.0 66.5-80.4 36 7.6 4.7-12.0 32 10.6 6.6-16.6 26 7.4 3.7-14.3 1 0.3 0.0- 2.4
Onslow 406 278 68.2 61.8-73.9 43 12.5 8.3-18.4 35 8.0 5.3-11.7 49 10.8 7.6-15.0 1 0.6 0.1- 4.2
Orange 378 298 76.3 69.7-81.9 28 10.7 6.6-16.8 16 4.3 2.3- 7.9 35 8.5 5.6-12.7 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5
Pitt 388 256 65.4 58.3-71.9 44 9.9 6.7-14.5 40 11.3 7.2-17.2 45 12.6 8.4-18.5 3 0.8 0.2- 3.0
Randolph 394 250 61.8 54.7-68.5 38 13.2 8.5-20.0 37 9.7 6.5-14.2 66 14.4 10.5-19.5 3 0.8 0.2- 3.7
Robeson 395 200 49.6 41.4-57.9 59 15.3 11.0-21.0 59 13.4 9.6-18.3 64 15.0 10.9-20.3 13 6.6 3.3-12.7
Rowan 443 285 62.2 55.3-68.7 49 13.1 9.0-18.8 36 8.2 5.2-12.8 70 14.6 10.7-19.7 3 1.8 0.5- 6.5
Union 404 281 65.2 57.6-72.1 43 9.1 6.3-12.9 28 10.8 6.6-17.3 47 10.2 6.4-15.9 5 4.6 1.4-14.2
Wake 583 441 72.3 67.1-76.9 49 8.1 5.9-11.2 41 8.5 5.8-12.4 45 8.8 6.1-12.5 7 2.3 0.9- 5.5
Wayne 440 300 67.6 59.6-74.7 51 14.7 8.7-23.8 37 8.0 5.1-12.4 50 8.7 6.2-12.1 2 1.0 0.2- 3.9
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 5,258 3,433 64.4 62.4-66.4 572 11.5 10.2-12.9 529 10.6 9.4-11.8 675 11.9 10.6-13.3 49 1.7 1.1- 2.6
Piedmont 7,529 5,275 68.9 67.2-70.5 689 9.9 8.9-10.9 637 9.2 8.2-10.3 876 10.5 9.5-11.6 52 1.5 0.9- 2.3
Western NC 2,882 1,853 65.7 63.2-68.2 246 8.4 7.2- 9.9 267 9.8 8.2-11.5 493 14.8 13.0-16.7 23 1.3 0.7- 2.5
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,891 1,229 65.7 62.7-68.7 161 8.5 7.0-10.4 183 10.9 8.8-13.3 301 13.3 11.4-15.4 17 1.6 0.7- 3.2
Northwest 3,279 2,184 66.6 64.2-69.0 296 10.0 8.6-11.7 285 8.7 7.4-10.1 495 14.1 12.4-15.9 19 0.6 0.3- 1.1
Charlotte 2,075 1,428 67.5 64.6-70.3 204 10.7 8.9-12.8 193 9.9 8.3-11.8 236 10.8 9.0-12.9 14 1.1 0.5- 2.3
Greensboro 1,793 1,287 70.8 67.2-74.2 154 9.3 7.5-11.5 139 9.0 7.1-11.4 200 8.5 6.9-10.3 13 2.3 0.9- 6.0
Southern Regional 1,535 963 64.1 60.2-67.7 170 11.5 9.2-14.3 171 9.5 7.7-11.6 207 12.4 9.8-15.6 24 2.5 1.4- 4.5
Coastal 776 542 68.5 63.7-73.0 73 9.3 6.8-12.5 72 10.5 7.7-14.1 84 11.0 8.2-14.7 5 0.7 0.3- 1.8
Wake 1,702 1,213 69.0 65.4-72.4 161 9.5 7.7-11.7 130 9.5 7.4-12.1 186 10.1 8.1-12.7 12 1.8 0.8- 3.9
Area L 472 310 66.1 60.3-71.5 47 9.8 6.6-14.2 54 12.5 9.2-16.7 55 9.8 7.0-13.7 6 1.8 0.6- 5.2
Eastern 2,146 1,405 64.1 60.8-67.2 241 12.0 9.9-14.5 206 10.2 8.5-12.2 280 12.3 10.4-14.4 14 1.4 0.6- 3.5

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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.

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