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2008 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 15,799 1,939 11.7 10.9-12.5 13,860 88.3 87.5-89.1
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 388 46 15.8 9.5-25.0 342 84.2 75.0-90.5
Buncombe 345 45 11.6 8.3-16.0 300 88.4 84.0-91.7
Cabarrus 368 51 11.2 8.0-15.6 317 88.8 84.4-92.0
Catawba 448 60 12.4 8.9-17.2 388 87.6 82.8-91.1
Cumberland 475 65 14.2 10.1-19.6 410 85.8 80.4-89.9
Davidson 406 41 9.6 6.6-13.8 365 90.4 86.2-93.4
Durham 395 48 12.6 8.9-17.5 347 87.4 82.5-91.1
Forsyth 409 46 12.2 8.4-17.4 363 87.8 82.6-91.6
Gaston 412 55 11.2 8.2-15.2 357 88.8 84.8-91.8
Guilford 422 46 9.1 6.2-13.1 376 90.9 86.9-93.8
Iredell 429 50 11.2 8.1-15.3 379 88.8 84.7-91.9
Johnston 470 50 10.2 6.5-15.6 420 89.8 84.4-93.5
Mecklenburg 677 76 11.8 9.0-15.3 601 88.2 84.7-91.0
New Hanover 371 49 12.9 9.3-17.6 322 87.1 82.4-90.7
Onslow 408 52 11.5 8.3-15.7 356 88.5 84.3-91.7
Orange 379 44 11.5 8.0-16.2 335 88.5 83.8-92.0
Pitt 391 52 14.5 9.9-20.8 339 85.5 79.2-90.1
Randolph 400 53 10.4 7.4-14.5 347 89.6 85.5-92.6
Robeson 396 53 15.1 7.6-27.9 343 84.9 72.1-92.4
Rowan 447 55 10.7 7.7-14.8 392 89.3 85.2-92.3
Union 409 53 12.2 8.4-17.3 356 87.8 82.7-91.6
Wake 585 41 6.1 4.2- 8.8 544 93.9 91.2-95.8
Wayne 446 49 13.4 7.7-22.1 397 86.6 77.9-92.3
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 5,293 657 12.1 10.8-13.5 4,636 87.9 86.5-89.2
Piedmont 7,599 895 11.1 10.1-12.3 6,704 88.9 87.7-89.9
Western NC 2,907 387 13.3 11.7-15.0 2,520 86.7 85.0-88.3
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,905 249 12.9 11.0-15.0 1,656 87.1 85.0-89.0
Northwest 3,309 410 12.1 10.6-13.7 2,899 87.9 86.3-89.4
Charlotte 2,097 268 12.4 10.6-14.6 1,829 87.6 85.4-89.4
Greensboro 1,811 220 12.1 9.7-15.0 1,591 87.9 85.0-90.3
Southern Regional 1,544 210 13.7 11.1-16.7 1,334 86.3 83.3-88.9
Coastal 775 98 12.2 8.9-16.5 677 87.8 83.5-91.1
Wake 1,718 167 8.7 6.9-11.0 1,551 91.3 89.0-93.1
Area L 474 55 11.0 7.7-15.5 419 89.0 84.5-92.3
Eastern 2,166 262 11.7 9.8-13.8 1,904 88.3 86.2-90.2

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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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