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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 15,292 2,624 21.6 20.6-22.8 12,668 78.4 77.2-79.4
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 368 72 28.2 21.2-36.4 296 71.8 63.6-78.8
Buncombe 342 54 21.8 16.1-28.7 288 78.2 71.3-83.9
Cabarrus 357 68 29.5 22.4-37.9 289 70.5 62.1-77.6
Catawba 437 87 24.0 18.8-30.2 350 76.0 69.8-81.2
Cumberland 460 57 13.1 9.7-17.5 403 86.9 82.5-90.3
Davidson 390 70 25.5 19.3-33.0 320 74.5 67.0-80.7
Durham 381 53 15.2 10.9-20.9 328 84.8 79.1-89.1
Forsyth 397 85 22.3 17.1-28.6 312 77.7 71.4-82.9
Gaston 396 60 16.9 12.3-22.6 336 83.1 77.4-87.7
Guilford 414 73 23.5 17.1-31.5 341 76.5 68.5-82.9
Iredell 416 89 28.4 22.7-34.8 327 71.6 65.2-77.3
Johnston 455 92 24.4 18.7-31.1 363 75.6 68.9-81.3
Mecklenburg 651 117 20.9 17.1-25.3 534 79.1 74.7-82.9
New Hanover 364 99 35.3 28.2-43.2 265 64.7 56.8-71.8
Onslow 397 75 22.6 17.4-28.8 322 77.4 71.2-82.6
Orange 366 57 16.2 11.8-21.8 309 83.8 78.2-88.2
Pitt 382 59 19.3 13.8-26.3 323 80.7 73.7-86.2
Randolph 393 67 25.9 19.5-33.6 326 74.1 66.4-80.5
Robeson 374 29 8.4 5.4-12.8 345 91.6 87.2-94.6
Rowan 428 68 17.3 12.7-23.2 360 82.7 76.8-87.3
Union 402 91 30.2 24.0-37.1 311 69.8 62.9-76.0
Wake 569 121 23.6 19.2-28.6 448 76.4 71.4-80.8
Wayne 436 55 22.5 15.0-32.4 381 77.5 67.6-85.0
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 5,107 833 20.9 19.1-22.9 4,274 79.1 77.1-80.9
Piedmont 7,353 1,352 22.2 20.7-23.8 6,001 77.8 76.2-79.3
Western NC 2,832 439 20.6 18.3-23.1 2,393 79.4 76.9-81.7
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,863 276 19.1 16.6-21.9 1,587 80.9 78.1-83.4
Northwest 3,199 588 22.8 20.5-25.4 2,611 77.2 74.6-79.5
Charlotte 2,033 381 22.5 19.9-25.2 1,652 77.5 74.8-80.1
Greensboro 1,748 305 22.9 19.4-26.8 1,443 77.1 73.2-80.6
Southern Regional 1,485 185 16.2 13.2-19.7 1,300 83.8 80.3-86.8
Coastal 749 182 29.6 24.8-34.9 567 70.4 65.1-75.2
Wake 1,662 313 21.8 18.9-25.1 1,349 78.2 74.9-81.1
Area L 449 69 21.5 16.4-27.6 380 78.5 72.4-83.6
Eastern 2,104 325 20.8 17.8-24.3 1,779 79.2 75.7-82.2

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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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