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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 6,530 6,375 95.7 94.4-96.7 155 4.3 3.3- 5.6
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 150 145 94.4 82.9-98.3 5 5.6 1.7-17.1
Buncombe 144 140 94.5 83.8-98.3 4 5.5 1.7-16.2
Cabarrus 144 140 91.5 76.1-97.3 4 8.5 2.7-23.9
Catawba 179 173 93.6 83.7-97.6 6 6.4 2.4-16.3
Cumberland 216 213 99.2 97.4-99.8 3 0.8 0.2- 2.6
Davidson 159 157 99.4 97.6-99.9 2 0.6 0.1- 2.4
Durham 192 189 96.8 90.2-99.0 3 3.2 1.0- 9.8
Forsyth 172 169 95.7 82.5-99.1 3 4.3 0.9-17.5
Gaston 155 150 94.7 81.0-98.7 5 5.3 1.3-19.0
Guilford 175 169 93.7 83.2-97.8 6 6.3 2.2-16.8
Iredell 187 185 98.2 90.0-99.7 2 1.8 0.3-10.0
Johnston 194 193 98.5 90.4-99.8 1 1.5 0.2- 9.6
Mecklenburg 297 293 99.5 98.6-99.8 4 0.5 0.2- 1.4
New Hanover 154 153 99.5 96.5-99.9 1 0.5 0.1- 3.5
Onslow 163 158 94.2 84.0-98.1 5 5.8 1.9-16.0
Orange 172 170 96.2 81.8-99.3 2 3.8 0.7-18.2
Pitt 192 185 91.9 81.5-96.7 7 8.1 3.3-18.5
Randolph 160 157 95.9 80.5-99.3 3 4.1 0.7-19.5
Robeson 172 167 95.9 88.9-98.5 5 4.1 1.5-11.1
Rowan 173 171 99.6 98.2-99.9 2 0.4 0.1- 1.8
Union 182 179 92.8 78.2-97.9 3 7.2 2.1-21.8
Wake 272 266 93.8 84.3-97.7 6 6.2 2.3-15.7
Wayne 204 204 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 2,236 2,188 97.2 95.8-98.1 48 2.8 1.9- 4.2
Piedmont 3,188 3,120 95.2 93.1-96.7 68 4.8 3.3- 6.9
Western NC 1,106 1,067 95.0 91.9-97.0 39 5.0 3.0- 8.1
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 738 717 95.9 92.3-97.9 21 4.1 2.1- 7.7
Northwest 1,297 1,263 96.1 93.4-97.7 34 3.9 2.3- 6.6
Charlotte 867 850 96.3 92.8-98.1 17 3.7 1.9- 7.2
Greensboro 752 732 95.1 90.8-97.5 20 4.9 2.5- 9.2
Southern Regional 672 655 96.2 91.9-98.3 17 3.8 1.7- 8.1
Coastal 314 306 96.8 92.9-98.6 8 3.2 1.4- 7.1
Wake 774 759 93.6 87.9-96.8 15 6.4 3.2-12.1
Area L 200 191 97.4 94.9-98.7 9 2.6 1.3- 5.1
Eastern 916 902 97.3 94.7-98.6 14 2.7 1.4- 5.3

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*Respondents who reported having hysterectomy were excluded from both numerator and denominator

^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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