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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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Past month Past year Past 2 years 2+ years ago Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,926 299 14.9 12.8-17.3 1,082 54.7 51.5-57.9 254 13.6 11.5-15.9 239 13.9 11.6-16.5 52 2.9 2.0- 4.2
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 50 11 26.2 14.2-43.4 30 54.4 38.3-69.7 6 9.6 4.1-20.7 1 5.0 0.7-27.9 2 4.7 1.1-18.1
Buncombe 29 2 6.0 1.4-23.0 18 57.5 36.6-76.0 4 17.3 5.2-44.3 5 19.2 7.8-40.0 0 0.0 . - .
Cabarrus 39 6 13.4 5.2-30.6 24 55.7 37.1-72.9 3 8.3 2.2-26.9 4 13.1 4.9-30.9 2 9.4 2.2-32.6
Catawba 46 4 11.9 4.4-28.7 29 58.7 41.6-73.9 5 11.2 4.4-25.9 7 17.1 7.4-34.7 1 1.0 0.1- 7.2
Cumberland 75 16 24.1 13.9-38.4 39 44.4 31.8-57.7 7 12.1 5.6-23.9 13 19.5 10.4-33.5 0 0.0 . - .
Davidson 45 6 11.5 4.8-25.0 29 54.5 37.2-70.8 6 22.3 9.5-44.1 4 11.6 4.2-28.3 0 0.0 . - .
Durham 42 10 19.8 9.9-35.7 22 63.7 46.1-78.2 3 4.2 1.3-12.8 7 12.3 4.7-28.8 0 0.0 . - .
Forsyth 42 6 10.6 4.4-23.2 31 71.6 53.4-84.7 3 10.7 3.5-28.4 2 7.1 1.4-29.5 0 0.0 . - .
Gaston 40 5 11.6 4.2-28.2 18 36.1 21.8-53.4 10 34.2 18.8-54.0 6 12.3 4.4-29.9 1 5.8 0.8-31.0
Guilford 42 11 23.7 11.9-41.8 19 41.6 23.6-62.2 3 2.6 0.8- 8.3 8 29.0 13.9-50.7 1 3.1 0.4-19.0
Iredell 46 10 14.7 7.4-27.2 26 53.9 37.1-69.9 2 1.6 0.4- 6.5 8 29.7 15.3-49.8 0 0.0 . - .
Johnston 47 7 21.2 8.8-42.9 21 45.2 28.0-63.6 11 22.2 10.9-39.9 7 9.2 3.9-20.4 1 2.2 0.3-14.0
Mecklenburg 65 6 8.1 3.0-19.9 42 65.8 51.2-77.9 9 12.2 5.8-23.9 7 12.0 5.3-25.0 1 1.8 0.3-11.9
New Hanover 51 12 33.8 11.7-66.2 27 42.8 23.1-65.1 7 10.2 4.1-23.3 2 5.8 1.3-21.7 3 7.4 2.1-22.5
Onslow 45 7 14.3 6.4-29.1 26 62.8 46.2-76.8 6 8.4 3.5-18.5 6 14.6 6.1-30.8 0 0.0 . - .
Orange 27 1 5.3 0.7-29.5 18 66.3 44.0-83.1 5 15.9 6.1-35.4 2 3.8 0.9-14.9 1 8.7 1.3-41.5
Pitt 43 7 18.8 8.6-36.2 21 46.4 30.5-63.1 9 25.9 13.2-44.5 5 7.6 3.0-17.8 1 1.4 0.2- 9.2
Randolph 53 12 18.5 9.7-32.5 30 59.9 44.5-73.6 5 6.7 2.6-15.8 6 14.9 6.4-30.9 0 0.0 . - .
Robeson 66 7 8.5 3.6-18.5 43 61.4 45.0-75.6 5 6.5 2.4-16.0 9 18.0 7.2-38.3 2 5.6 1.2-22.0
Rowan 65 12 14.7 7.4-27.2 33 60.6 41.9-76.7 9 11.5 4.8-25.0 11 13.1 6.5-24.9 0 0.0 . - .
Union 38 2 5.8 1.3-21.7 26 61.4 40.6-78.7 2 2.5 0.6-10.0 6 22.6 9.1-45.8 2 7.7 1.4-33.4
Wake 66 5 5.6 2.1-14.2 41 55.2 40.5-69.1 7 15.5 6.8-31.5 11 19.5 9.5-35.7 2 4.2 0.9-17.0
Wayne 59 10 11.9 5.9-22.4 28 47.2 32.7-62.2 16 31.4 18.7-47.5 4 8.3 2.9-21.1 1 1.3 0.2- 8.8
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 727 128 18.8 14.8-23.5 385 50.0 45.2-54.7 110 15.5 12.3-19.3 84 12.2 9.5-15.6 20 3.6 2.1- 5.9
Piedmont 845 130 13.5 10.8-16.7 501 57.4 52.6-62.1 96 11.8 9.0-15.3 103 14.9 11.4-19.2 15 2.5 1.3- 4.6
Western NC 354 41 12.0 7.8-17.9 196 54.4 47.6-61.1 48 16.8 11.7-23.4 52 13.4 9.8-18.1 17 3.4 1.9- 6.1
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 234 23 8.3 5.2-13.1 124 51.4 43.5-59.3 36 20.3 13.8-28.9 38 15.7 11.0-21.9 13 4.2 2.2- 8.1
Northwest 387 58 13.3 9.5-18.3 233 59.5 52.7-66.0 44 14.9 10.2-21.2 46 11.2 7.9-15.6 6 1.1 0.4- 2.9
Charlotte 221 26 11.6 7.1-18.3 135 61.1 52.3-69.1 28 12.3 8.0-18.5 26 12.1 7.3-19.2 6 2.9 1.2- 7.0
Greensboro 197 43 26.5 18.4-36.5 109 47.3 37.4-57.4 21 6.6 4.0-10.8 20 17.1 10.0-27.6 4 2.6 0.8- 7.6
Southern Regional 234 36 17.1 11.6-24.6 136 49.5 40.7-58.3 23 10.5 6.6-16.3 35 21.1 13.1-32.1 4 1.8 0.6- 5.1
Coastal 107 23 23.0 10.6-42.8 55 47.5 34.1-61.3 16 16.6 8.9-28.8 8 7.0 3.2-14.8 5 5.8 2.2-14.3
Wake 194 26 9.7 6.1-15.1 108 57.5 47.8-66.6 26 13.5 7.7-22.5 30 15.9 9.4-25.5 4 3.5 1.1-10.4
Area L 76 15 17.8 10.4-28.6 42 57.9 44.8-70.1 7 7.0 3.0-15.2 6 6.8 2.7-16.4 6 10.5 4.1-24.4
Eastern 276 49 17.1 12.3-23.2 140 50.1 42.6-57.5 53 20.0 14.2-27.4 30 11.7 7.8-17.4 4 1.1 0.4- 3.4

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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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