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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 1,952 1,044 54.6 51.5-57.8 908 45.4 42.2-48.5
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 51 33 63.2 46.9-77.0 18 36.8 23.0-53.1
Buncombe 31 12 36.0 20.2-55.5 19 64.0 44.5-79.8
Cabarrus 38 20 54.1 35.7-71.5 18 45.9 28.5-64.3
Catawba 49 33 65.0 48.0-78.9 16 35.0 21.1-52.0
Cumberland 77 43 63.7 50.9-74.8 34 36.3 25.2-49.1
Davidson 45 22 46.6 30.7-63.3 23 53.4 36.7-69.3
Durham 42 21 49.3 31.8-66.9 21 50.7 33.1-68.2
Forsyth 42 26 66.2 49.2-79.8 16 33.8 20.2-50.8
Gaston 40 24 60.9 42.3-76.8 16 39.1 23.2-57.7
Guilford 41 24 51.3 31.7-70.6 17 48.7 29.4-68.3
Iredell 47 25 52.7 36.5-68.4 22 47.3 31.6-63.5
Johnston 48 26 66.5 49.3-80.2 22 33.5 19.8-50.7
Mecklenburg 66 41 63.1 48.5-75.7 25 36.9 24.3-51.5
New Hanover 52 28 39.4 21.5-60.7 24 60.6 39.3-78.5
Onslow 45 25 60.4 43.6-75.1 20 39.6 24.9-56.4
Orange 26 13 60.2 39.0-78.2 13 39.8 21.8-61.0
Pitt 43 22 41.3 26.7-57.6 21 58.7 42.4-73.3
Randolph 55 30 49.9 35.3-64.6 25 50.1 35.4-64.7
Robeson 68 34 46.3 32.0-61.1 34 53.7 38.9-68.0
Rowan 63 39 73.0 56.8-84.7 24 27.0 15.3-43.2
Union 38 25 69.6 48.8-84.7 13 30.4 15.3-51.2
Wake 66 37 53.4 39.0-67.2 29 46.6 32.8-61.0
Wayne 59 28 48.2 33.7-63.1 31 51.8 36.9-66.3
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 736 371 49.9 45.2-54.6 365 50.1 45.4-54.8
Piedmont 853 490 57.9 53.2-62.5 363 42.1 37.5-46.8
Western NC 363 183 52.2 45.5-58.7 180 47.8 41.3-54.5
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 242 122 51.0 43.2-58.7 120 49.0 41.3-56.8
Northwest 392 221 60.7 54.4-66.8 171 39.3 33.2-45.6
Charlotte 221 137 64.3 55.5-72.2 84 35.7 27.8-44.5
Greensboro 201 113 51.8 41.9-61.5 88 48.2 38.5-58.1
Southern Regional 238 120 56.1 47.6-64.3 118 43.9 35.7-52.4
Coastal 108 47 37.3 25.9-50.3 61 62.7 49.7-74.1
Wake 195 100 51.9 42.6-61.1 95 48.1 38.9-57.4
Area L 78 42 51.5 38.5-64.2 36 48.5 35.8-61.5
Eastern 277 142 49.3 41.8-56.7 135 50.7 43.3-58.2

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*Asked only of those with diabetes

^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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