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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,779 2,656 19.7 18.7-20.8 4,932 32.1 31.0-33.2 4,801 30.7 29.5-31.9 2,247 12.5 11.7-13.3 1,143 5.0 4.6- 5.5
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 389 63 21.8 15.5-29.7 118 31.5 24.7-39.1 114 25.0 19.8-31.1 69 17.7 11.9-25.6 25 3.9 2.5- 6.3
Buncombe 345 66 20.1 15.3-25.9 109 37.0 30.4-44.2 103 27.8 22.5-33.8 39 9.9 7.0-13.8 28 5.3 3.5- 7.9
Cabarrus 367 60 23.9 17.1-32.4 126 34.4 28.1-41.4 115 26.0 20.8-31.9 43 10.3 7.0-15.0 23 5.4 3.1- 9.2
Catawba 447 87 22.4 17.8-27.8 150 30.7 25.5-36.4 124 30.2 24.9-36.2 61 12.6 9.1-17.2 25 4.1 2.3- 7.0
Cumberland 476 80 19.1 14.7-24.4 120 26.0 21.0-31.8 157 36.5 30.2-43.2 74 12.3 9.4-16.0 45 6.2 4.3- 8.7
Davidson 406 54 13.5 9.9-18.2 119 32.5 26.2-39.6 144 36.9 30.8-43.5 46 10.0 6.9-14.3 43 7.1 5.0- 9.9
Durham 395 79 20.3 15.1-26.6 138 33.0 26.9-39.8 106 27.2 21.2-34.2 52 15.8 10.0-23.9 20 3.7 2.2- 6.2
Forsyth 408 75 20.5 15.7-26.3 148 38.8 32.9-45.0 128 28.9 23.8-34.7 39 8.3 5.4-12.7 18 3.4 2.0- 5.8
Gaston 413 55 14.8 10.6-20.3 130 33.7 27.5-40.5 131 34.0 27.3-41.3 68 13.0 9.7-17.3 29 4.6 3.0- 7.0
Guilford 421 95 27.9 21.8-34.9 135 30.0 24.4-36.2 132 33.4 26.7-40.7 43 6.7 4.7- 9.5 16 2.1 1.1- 3.7
Iredell 429 74 21.6 16.6-27.5 159 39.3 33.6-45.4 117 23.9 19.4-29.1 53 11.5 8.3-15.7 26 3.7 2.4- 5.7
Johnston 466 75 16.8 12.4-22.4 153 30.4 25.3-36.1 138 32.2 26.3-38.7 74 15.3 11.1-20.7 26 5.3 2.4-11.1
Mecklenburg 677 170 25.5 21.5-29.8 223 32.0 27.7-36.6 177 27.1 23.0-31.7 80 11.7 8.9-15.3 27 3.7 2.3- 5.8
New Hanover 369 86 22.6 17.3-28.9 119 33.5 26.9-40.8 99 25.9 20.3-32.4 45 14.4 9.3-21.7 20 3.6 2.1- 6.1
Onslow 410 77 24.0 18.8-30.1 134 36.4 30.2-43.0 116 25.4 20.7-30.8 53 9.8 7.0-13.6 30 4.4 2.9- 6.7
Orange 380 99 31.6 24.6-39.5 144 33.7 27.9-40.1 94 24.5 19.2-30.9 35 8.4 5.7-12.2 8 1.7 0.8- 3.8
Pitt 390 64 20.8 15.0-28.2 128 31.3 25.5-37.8 123 30.6 24.7-37.3 56 12.8 8.7-18.2 19 4.5 2.3- 8.5
Randolph 397 49 14.6 9.4-21.8 117 32.9 26.5-39.9 135 32.2 26.1-39.0 64 14.5 10.1-20.4 32 5.9 3.9- 8.8
Robeson 396 41 12.7 8.3-18.9 78 19.8 14.9-25.8 134 38.4 29.9-47.7 102 21.7 16.6-27.8 41 7.4 5.1-10.7
Rowan 443 53 12.5 8.8-17.6 129 27.9 22.4-34.1 145 37.3 30.3-44.8 73 14.2 10.5-18.8 43 8.2 5.5-12.0
Union 409 80 24.6 19.0-31.4 142 33.8 28.1-40.1 124 26.9 21.5-33.1 44 12.3 7.4-19.7 19 2.3 1.4- 3.9
Wake 585 134 24.4 20.2-29.2 214 35.0 30.3-40.1 154 26.4 22.0-31.4 69 12.0 8.9-16.1 14 2.1 1.1- 3.9
Wayne 447 54 15.0 10.1-21.6 135 37.1 29.6-45.2 155 32.2 26.1-39.1 65 10.3 7.5-13.9 38 5.4 3.7- 7.9
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 5,286 842 19.0 17.3-20.8 1,503 29.7 27.9-31.6 1,665 31.7 29.8-33.7 847 13.6 12.4-14.8 429 6.0 5.3- 6.8
Piedmont 7,590 1,378 20.6 19.2-22.0 2,515 33.0 31.5-34.7 2,263 30.3 28.6-32.0 987 11.9 10.8-13.1 447 4.2 3.6- 4.8
Western NC 2,903 436 17.4 15.5-19.6 914 33.0 30.6-35.5 873 30.3 27.9-32.9 413 12.6 11.1-14.2 267 6.7 5.7- 7.8
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,901 308 18.6 16.3-21.2 602 34.2 31.2-37.4 575 29.6 26.9-32.4 249 11.3 9.6-13.3 167 6.3 5.1- 7.6
Northwest 3,303 487 16.7 14.9-18.7 1,068 32.8 30.5-35.1 1,025 32.9 30.5-35.5 458 11.9 10.5-13.5 265 5.7 4.8- 6.7
Charlotte 2,096 400 22.1 19.6-24.8 684 31.8 29.1-34.6 616 28.7 26.0-31.5 273 12.4 10.5-14.5 123 5.0 3.9- 6.3
Greensboro 1,808 351 22.6 19.5-26.2 576 31.0 27.7-34.5 543 32.1 28.4-36.1 239 11.0 8.9-13.3 99 3.3 2.6- 4.2
Southern Regional 1,541 214 17.2 14.3-20.6 413 30.7 27.3-34.3 495 32.5 28.9-36.4 277 13.7 11.6-16.1 142 5.9 4.8- 7.3
Coastal 774 147 18.4 15.0-22.3 231 33.4 28.5-38.7 223 27.3 23.4-31.5 115 14.5 11.3-18.4 58 6.5 4.6- 8.9
Wake 1,714 324 20.5 17.8-23.5 586 33.4 30.2-36.8 491 29.7 26.3-33.4 234 12.8 10.5-15.4 79 3.6 2.5- 5.2
Area L 474 69 16.8 12.5-22.1 114 27.6 22.5-33.4 168 33.9 28.5-39.6 78 14.6 11.2-18.8 45 7.2 5.0-10.2
Eastern 2,168 356 21.0 18.2-24.2 658 30.7 27.9-33.7 665 29.8 26.8-33.1 324 13.1 11.3-15.1 165 5.3 4.4- 6.5

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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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