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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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  Total
Respond.^
Last 12 months 1 or more years ago Don't know Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,666 1,807 67.1 64.5-69.7 303 12.4 10.5-14.6 386 13.5 11.9-15.3 170 6.9 5.6- 8.5
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 69 48 66.4 52.4-78.0 8 15.6 7.5-29.8 8 10.5 5.0-20.7 5 7.5 2.9-17.9
Buncombe 53 33 62.2 46.9-75.3 9 18.9 9.8-33.4 8 13.7 6.2-27.7 3 5.2 1.6-15.6
Cabarrus 51 38 69.6 52.2-82.8 4 8.0 2.8-20.9 8 21.2 10.0-39.5 1 1.2 0.2- 8.1
Catawba 75 54 73.1 60.4-82.8 7 7.5 3.2-16.6 9 11.1 5.5-21.3 5 8.3 3.2-20.2
Cumberland 97 75 77.1 64.4-86.2 12 13.5 6.4-26.3 6 4.8 2.0-10.9 4 4.6 1.4-14.0
Davidson 72 48 60.6 47.0-72.8 7 10.9 5.1-22.1 12 17.4 9.5-29.6 5 11.1 4.4-25.2
Durham 55 42 77.5 62.7-87.7 6 8.8 3.7-19.7 7 13.6 5.9-28.5 0 0.0 . - .
Forsyth 57 35 62.4 46.6-76.0 7 11.7 5.3-24.0 11 15.5 7.3-30.0 4 10.3 3.2-28.7
Gaston 59 43 71.4 56.3-82.9 3 8.4 2.7-23.6 9 9.7 4.6-19.3 4 10.5 3.9-25.3
Guilford 54 34 68.6 52.3-81.3 9 16.1 7.5-31.2 7 9.5 3.7-22.3 4 5.8 1.9-16.7
Iredell 58 38 65.4 49.3-78.5 6 9.2 3.9-20.0 12 21.9 11.5-37.9 2 3.5 0.7-16.1
Johnston 70 41 58.4 43.6-71.8 12 18.2 8.9-33.7 11 13.5 7.2-24.1 6 9.9 3.8-23.3
Mecklenburg 86 65 72.9 60.0-82.8 12 14.5 7.8-25.4 6 6.5 2.6-15.3 3 6.1 1.8-19.2
New Hanover 65 55 82.2 66.4-91.6 4 7.1 2.5-18.4 4 8.1 2.5-23.5 2 2.6 0.5-12.2
Onslow 64 48 76.7 63.2-86.3 5 8.2 3.2-19.3 8 9.4 4.3-19.0 3 5.8 1.6-19.4
Orange 42 25 59.1 40.9-75.1 8 15.0 7.0-29.2 7 18.8 7.4-40.4 2 7.1 1.7-24.7
Pitt 57 32 55.3 40.8-69.0 10 18.2 9.7-31.5 12 22.9 12.8-37.4 3 3.6 1.0-12.6
Randolph 72 43 52.8 39.2-65.9 9 8.3 4.0-16.4 14 24.8 14.7-38.7 6 14.1 5.8-30.7
Robeson 90 57 63.8 51.6-74.5 14 15.8 8.7-26.9 10 11.9 6.2-21.8 9 8.5 4.1-16.6
Rowan 92 64 62.4 50.1-73.2 11 14.8 8.1-25.7 13 16.3 9.0-27.6 4 6.5 2.3-17.0
Union 57 33 43.9 29.9-58.9 10 25.1 13.5-42.0 10 20.7 9.9-38.2 4 10.3 3.5-26.9
Wake 102 74 68.7 54.1-80.4 13 15.7 6.7-32.3 11 10.0 5.1-18.9 4 5.6 1.5-18.7
Wayne 81 58 70.7 56.6-81.8 3 7.2 1.6-26.7 14 15.0 8.2-25.8 6 7.1 2.9-16.3
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 979 669 67.6 63.6-71.3 104 10.7 8.4-13.4 147 15.7 12.8-19.0 59 6.1 4.5- 8.3
Piedmont 1,187 814 67.8 63.8-71.6 139 12.9 10.0-16.5 169 12.6 10.4-15.2 65 6.7 4.8- 9.2
Western NC 500 324 63.4 57.9-68.6 60 14.2 10.4-19.1 70 12.6 9.6-16.5 46 9.8 7.1-13.4
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 329 214 62.3 55.7-68.6 39 13.8 9.6-19.5 46 13.4 9.6-18.3 30 10.5 7.1-15.1
Northwest 558 372 65.2 59.9-70.2 63 13.0 9.6-17.4 85 13.7 10.6-17.4 38 8.1 5.5-11.7
Charlotte 298 213 70.7 63.6-76.9 33 12.5 8.5-18.0 37 10.1 6.8-14.9 15 6.7 3.7-11.9
Greensboro 274 175 65.1 57.2-72.3 39 14.2 9.5-20.8 40 12.9 8.8-18.5 20 7.8 4.7-12.7
Southern Regional 312 214 71.4 64.6-77.4 41 12.9 8.7-18.7 36 9.9 6.8-14.3 21 5.8 3.3- 9.9
Coastal 137 101 68.9 57.2-78.6 13 9.0 4.8-16.3 18 17.6 10.1-28.8 5 4.5 1.4-13.1
Wake 281 191 66.2 57.1-74.2 36 14.3 8.1-24.0 40 13.5 9.1-19.4 14 6.1 2.8-12.8
Area L 97 67 71.5 60.4-80.4 5 4.6 1.7-12.0 19 17.0 10.3-26.6 6 7.0 2.9-15.7
Eastern 380 260 66.5 59.8-72.6 34 9.0 6.1-13.2 65 19.0 13.9-25.5 21 5.5 3.3- 9.0

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*Asked of respondents with diabetes or borderline diabetes

^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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