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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Healthy Days

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  Total
Respond.^
None 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days 30 days
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,559 10,787 67.5 66.3-68.7 1,218 9.0 8.3- 9.7 1,376 10.1 9.3-10.9 1,253 8.1 7.5- 8.7 925 5.3 4.8- 5.9
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 383 265 68.2 61.0-74.6 37 10.8 6.6-16.9 22 6.2 3.8- 9.8 36 10.1 6.7-14.8 23 4.8 2.9- 7.8
Buncombe 341 217 59.4 52.3-66.0 33 9.7 6.0-15.2 37 12.3 8.3-17.9 34 12.2 8.3-17.5 20 6.5 3.4-12.2
Cabarrus 362 249 66.0 58.4-73.0 25 9.9 5.2-18.1 32 10.2 6.5-15.9 31 9.0 5.9-13.7 25 4.8 2.9- 7.7
Catawba 443 317 72.0 66.3-77.1 28 5.6 3.7- 8.5 42 9.5 6.7-13.5 35 8.1 5.2-12.5 21 4.7 2.7- 8.2
Cumberland 468 322 66.9 60.7-72.6 29 4.5 2.8- 7.2 32 8.8 5.8-13.0 48 13.2 9.0-18.9 37 6.6 4.6- 9.4
Davidson 398 276 62.6 55.4-69.3 32 11.7 7.6-17.7 32 11.0 6.4-18.1 39 9.3 6.4-13.1 19 5.4 2.8-10.3
Durham 394 273 69.9 63.4-75.8 37 9.5 6.2-14.2 41 11.3 7.7-16.2 26 6.1 3.8- 9.6 17 3.2 1.8- 5.6
Forsyth 406 290 70.0 64.0-75.4 34 8.5 5.9-12.1 31 9.4 5.9-14.7 33 7.3 5.0-10.7 18 4.7 2.7- 8.2
Gaston 403 282 67.6 60.5-73.9 21 5.2 3.1- 8.5 35 11.3 7.2-17.2 35 9.8 6.0-15.8 30 6.1 4.0- 9.2
Guilford 420 295 71.8 65.4-77.4 45 10.8 7.3-15.8 29 6.9 4.2-11.2 31 7.0 4.4-10.8 20 3.5 2.0- 6.1
Iredell 422 289 66.7 60.7-72.2 41 12.9 8.9-18.3 40 9.8 6.9-13.7 31 6.4 4.2- 9.5 21 4.3 2.6- 7.0
Johnston 460 316 66.1 59.3-72.3 35 8.6 5.6-12.8 47 13.2 8.8-19.3 31 7.1 3.9-12.7 31 5.0 3.1- 8.0
Mecklenburg 672 482 67.9 63.1-72.4 51 8.6 6.2-11.8 62 12.3 9.2-16.2 45 6.7 4.7- 9.6 32 4.4 2.9- 6.8
New Hanover 363 243 62.6 55.0-69.7 42 17.7 11.7-25.8 36 10.2 6.7-15.1 22 5.0 3.1- 8.0 20 4.5 2.7- 7.5
Onslow 406 281 67.2 60.8-73.0 26 7.7 4.7-12.5 38 7.9 5.6-11.2 36 12.1 8.0-17.8 25 5.1 3.1- 8.2
Orange 378 240 63.6 56.9-69.8 42 10.1 7.1-14.2 47 13.4 9.5-18.5 27 8.1 5.1-12.7 22 4.8 3.0- 7.5
Pitt 389 265 66.9 60.0-73.1 34 9.4 6.1-14.1 41 9.9 6.9-13.9 28 8.3 4.7-14.1 21 5.6 3.2- 9.6
Randolph 391 268 70.6 64.3-76.2 25 6.7 4.1-10.7 31 9.0 5.7-14.0 39 8.4 5.9-11.8 28 5.4 3.5- 8.2
Robeson 391 261 69.8 62.8-76.0 24 7.6 4.4-12.9 32 8.0 5.1-12.3 44 9.3 6.5-13.1 30 5.3 3.4- 8.2
Rowan 439 289 64.0 57.0-70.5 36 10.5 6.1-17.3 37 11.3 7.4-17.0 46 8.4 6.0-11.7 31 5.8 3.8- 8.9
Union 403 294 69.8 62.5-76.3 23 7.2 3.8-13.1 36 10.5 6.6-16.2 31 9.1 5.2-15.2 19 3.5 2.0- 5.8
Wake 577 397 67.2 62.0-72.0 66 11.1 8.4-14.5 50 10.7 7.5-15.0 44 6.9 5.0- 9.6 20 4.1 2.3- 7.1
Wayne 440 306 68.7 61.7-74.9 42 12.0 7.6-18.4 39 7.7 5.2-11.3 33 8.1 5.2-12.4 20 3.5 2.1- 5.9
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 5,202 3,601 67.9 65.9-69.8 389 8.0 6.9- 9.2 461 9.8 8.5-11.2 423 8.7 7.7- 9.9 328 5.6 4.9- 6.5
Piedmont 7,498 5,217 67.8 66.2-69.5 615 9.4 8.4-10.5 656 10.3 9.2-11.5 597 7.5 6.7- 8.5 413 5.0 4.2- 5.8
Western NC 2,859 1,969 65.1 62.4-67.6 214 9.3 7.6-11.4 259 10.2 8.7-11.9 233 9.1 7.8-10.8 184 6.3 5.1- 7.7
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,872 1,270 64.2 61.0-67.3 142 8.6 6.9-10.8 185 11.2 9.3-13.5 152 9.6 7.8-11.7 123 6.3 4.9- 8.2
Northwest 3,259 2,270 66.1 63.5-68.6 253 9.8 8.2-11.7 274 9.7 8.3-11.5 279 8.2 7.0- 9.7 183 6.1 4.8- 7.9
Charlotte 2,068 1,469 67.5 64.5-70.3 141 8.9 7.2-11.0 176 10.4 8.6-12.6 162 8.4 6.8-10.3 120 4.8 3.8- 6.1
Greensboro 1,793 1,233 71.3 68.0-74.5 164 9.1 7.2-11.4 144 7.7 6.0- 9.7 146 7.7 5.9- 9.9 106 4.2 3.3- 5.5
Southern Regional 1,510 1,056 71.1 67.7-74.3 97 6.3 4.8- 8.3 112 7.8 6.2- 9.9 139 9.1 7.1-11.6 106 5.7 4.5- 7.2
Coastal 757 513 65.3 60.1-70.1 64 12.2 8.4-17.3 82 10.3 7.8-13.6 52 6.6 4.7- 9.1 46 5.6 3.9- 8.0
Wake 1,693 1,154 66.2 62.7-69.6 157 10.0 8.0-12.3 177 12.5 10.2-15.4 117 6.5 5.1- 8.3 88 4.8 3.4- 6.6
Area L 469 328 67.4 61.6-72.8 24 5.4 3.5- 8.3 47 11.6 8.0-16.6 38 9.7 6.8-13.7 32 5.9 3.9- 8.8
Eastern 2,138 1,494 67.8 64.4-71.0 176 8.4 6.9-10.3 179 9.7 7.2-12.8 168 8.6 7.0-10.5 121 5.5 4.2- 7.1

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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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