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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 15,276 2,269 13.0 12.2-13.9 13,007 87.0 86.1-87.8
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 371 64 13.6 10.1-18.1 307 86.4 81.9-89.9
Buncombe 340 52 13.0 9.4-17.8 288 87.0 82.2-90.6
Cabarrus 357 51 14.3 9.6-20.6 306 85.7 79.4-90.4
Catawba 439 53 10.6 7.6-14.8 386 89.4 85.2-92.4
Cumberland 458 76 14.9 11.4-19.3 382 85.1 80.7-88.6
Davidson 390 68 15.6 11.7-20.3 322 84.4 79.7-88.3
Durham 384 48 15.4 9.4-24.0 336 84.6 76.0-90.6
Forsyth 394 50 10.7 7.4-15.2 344 89.3 84.8-92.6
Gaston 395 67 16.9 11.9-23.4 328 83.1 76.6-88.1
Guilford 413 59 14.7 9.9-21.2 354 85.3 78.8-90.1
Iredell 417 43 8.8 6.0-12.7 374 91.2 87.3-94.0
Johnston 455 56 12.3 8.2-18.0 399 87.7 82.0-91.8
Mecklenburg 654 64 9.4 6.8-12.9 590 90.6 87.1-93.2
New Hanover 364 47 12.5 8.4-18.0 317 87.5 82.0-91.6
Onslow 397 54 12.7 8.7-18.1 343 87.3 81.9-91.3
Orange 368 53 13.5 9.7-18.6 315 86.5 81.4-90.3
Pitt 382 54 16.3 11.1-23.1 328 83.7 76.9-88.9
Randolph 389 65 14.6 10.2-20.4 324 85.4 79.6-89.8
Robeson 371 86 19.1 14.3-25.0 285 80.9 75.0-85.7
Rowan 429 70 15.8 11.4-21.4 359 84.2 78.6-88.6
Union 400 47 8.9 6.2-12.7 353 91.1 87.3-93.8
Wake 569 42 7.6 5.2-11.0 527 92.4 89.0-94.8
Wayne 439 71 14.9 10.0-21.8 368 85.1 78.2-90.0
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 5,106 824 14.8 13.4-16.3 4,282 85.2 83.7-86.6
Piedmont 7,354 987 11.9 10.8-13.1 6,367 88.1 86.9-89.2
Western NC 2,816 458 14.2 12.6-16.0 2,358 85.8 84.0-87.4
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,855 303 14.7 12.7-17.0 1,552 85.3 83.0-87.3
Northwest 3,192 460 12.3 10.8-13.9 2,732 87.7 86.1-89.2
Charlotte 2,029 259 11.4 9.6-13.5 1,770 88.6 86.5-90.4
Greensboro 1,750 271 13.1 10.7-15.9 1,479 86.9 84.1-89.3
Southern Regional 1,480 274 15.7 13.4-18.3 1,206 84.3 81.7-86.6
Coastal 751 120 14.5 11.6-18.0 631 85.5 82.0-88.4
Wake 1,665 184 11.0 8.7-13.7 1,481 89.0 86.3-91.3
Area L 450 68 12.7 9.5-16.7 382 87.3 83.3-90.5
Eastern 2,104 330 15.5 12.9-18.5 1,774 84.5 81.5-87.1

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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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