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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 3,401 307 12.7 10.8-14.9 3,094 87.3 85.1-89.2
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 85 2 2.4 0.6- 9.5 83 97.6 90.5-99.4
Buncombe 69 7 16.7 6.8-35.2 62 83.3 64.8-93.2
Cabarrus 86 10 24.9 11.8-45.1 76 75.1 54.9-88.2
Catawba 95 5 3.4 1.3- 8.7 90 96.6 91.3-98.7
Cumberland 121 11 9.8 5.1-18.0 110 90.2 82.0-94.9
Davidson 92 5 4.3 1.5-11.7 87 95.7 88.3-98.5
Durham 94 6 4.6 1.9-10.4 88 95.4 89.6-98.1
Forsyth 90 8 10.3 4.0-24.1 82 89.7 75.9-96.0
Gaston 70 7 16.4 6.9-34.2 63 83.6 65.8-93.1
Guilford 89 9 18.7 7.6-39.1 80 81.3 60.9-92.4
Iredell 117 10 14.1 6.8-27.2 107 85.9 72.8-93.2
Johnston 129 10 8.0 3.9-15.9 119 92.0 84.1-96.1
Mecklenburg 152 17 19.4 11.3-31.3 135 80.6 68.7-88.7
New Hanover 70 4 6.6 1.9-20.4 66 93.4 79.6-98.1
Onslow 108 10 10.4 5.3-19.5 98 89.6 80.5-94.7
Orange 82 6 10.6 4.3-23.7 76 89.4 76.3-95.7
Pitt 97 11 18.8 8.5-36.9 86 81.2 63.1-91.5
Randolph 92 11 12.7 6.2-24.3 81 87.3 75.7-93.8
Robeson 112 10 6.2 3.2-11.7 102 93.8 88.3-96.8
Rowan 81 11 13.7 7.2-24.6 70 86.3 75.4-92.8
Union 102 9 8.4 4.1-16.4 93 91.6 83.6-95.9
Wake 146 17 13.7 7.3-24.3 129 86.3 75.7-92.7
Wayne 112 11 10.8 5.0-21.5 101 89.2 78.5-95.0
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 1,229 107 9.4 7.4-12.0 1,122 90.6 88.0-92.6
Piedmont 1,669 154 14.3 11.4-17.8 1,515 85.7 82.2-88.6
Western NC 503 46 12.3 8.5-17.4 457 87.7 82.6-91.5
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 307 23 11.1 6.5-18.4 284 88.9 81.6-93.5
Northwest 701 64 10.7 7.7-14.7 637 89.3 85.3-92.3
Charlotte 454 49 18.0 12.8-24.6 405 82.0 75.4-87.2
Greensboro 384 34 15.4 9.2-24.6 350 84.6 75.4-90.8
Southern Regional 409 43 11.8 7.7-17.6 366 88.2 82.4-92.3
Coastal 145 7 5.0 2.1-11.3 138 95.0 88.7-97.9
Wake 431 38 13.3 8.2-20.8 393 86.7 79.2-91.8
Area L 99 6 8.8 3.9-18.9 93 91.2 81.1-96.1
Eastern 471 43 9.6 6.5-14.1 428 90.4 85.9-93.5

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*Asked of females 18 to 49 years of age.

^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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