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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 15,804 2,225 16.5 15.6-17.5 13,579 83.5 82.5-84.4
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 389 51 14.5 10.4-19.9 338 85.5 80.1-89.6
Buncombe 344 49 16.5 11.9-22.5 295 83.5 77.5-88.1
Cabarrus 368 47 14.2 9.9-20.0 321 85.8 80.0-90.1
Catawba 447 59 15.9 11.5-21.6 388 84.1 78.4-88.5
Cumberland 476 78 17.6 13.3-22.8 398 82.4 77.2-86.7
Davidson 406 59 17.7 12.5-24.5 347 82.3 75.5-87.5
Durham 396 46 16.6 11.3-23.7 350 83.4 76.3-88.7
Forsyth 409 48 13.1 9.5-17.7 361 86.9 82.3-90.5
Gaston 413 67 16.9 12.5-22.3 346 83.1 77.7-87.5
Guilford 421 51 14.3 10.2-19.7 370 85.7 80.3-89.8
Iredell 430 42 11.4 8.0-15.9 388 88.6 84.1-92.0
Johnston 469 68 16.9 12.1-23.0 401 83.1 77.0-87.9
Mecklenburg 677 87 15.6 12.3-19.7 590 84.4 80.3-87.7
New Hanover 371 34 10.7 7.1-15.8 337 89.3 84.2-92.9
Onslow 409 38 9.3 6.3-13.5 371 90.7 86.5-93.7
Orange 381 41 13.5 9.3-19.4 340 86.5 80.6-90.7
Pitt 390 50 15.5 10.5-22.3 340 84.5 77.7-89.5
Randolph 401 61 15.9 11.8-21.1 340 84.1 78.9-88.2
Robeson 397 102 31.6 23.1-41.6 295 68.4 58.4-76.9
Rowan 447 77 25.9 19.3-33.9 370 74.1 66.1-80.7
Union 407 49 14.6 10.0-20.9 358 85.4 79.1-90.0
Wake 586 71 13.4 10.1-17.5 515 86.6 82.5-89.9
Wayne 447 64 16.7 10.7-25.0 383 83.3 75.0-89.3
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 5,295 791 17.4 15.8-19.0 4,504 82.6 81.0-84.2
Piedmont 7,604 1,001 15.8 14.5-17.3 6,603 84.2 82.7-85.5
Western NC 2,905 433 17.9 16.0-20.0 2,472 82.1 80.0-84.0
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,903 271 17.9 15.5-20.5 1,632 82.1 79.5-84.5
Northwest 3,309 472 17.0 15.0-19.2 2,837 83.0 80.8-85.0
Charlotte 2,099 277 14.7 12.7-17.0 1,822 85.3 83.0-87.3
Greensboro 1,814 235 14.8 12.3-17.6 1,579 85.2 82.4-87.7
Southern Regional 1,545 295 20.0 17.1-23.3 1,250 80.0 76.7-82.9
Coastal 776 103 15.9 12.5-19.9 673 84.1 80.1-87.5
Wake 1,716 229 17.1 14.1-20.6 1,487 82.9 79.4-85.9
Area L 475 73 18.9 14.6-24.2 402 81.1 75.8-85.4
Eastern 2,167 270 14.7 12.5-17.3 1,897 85.3 82.7-87.5

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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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