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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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by funding programs to reduce youth tobacco use, obesity, and health disparities,
as well as help low-income populations access prescripti on drugs.

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,491 4,214 29.8 28.6-31.0 10,277 70.2 69.0-71.4
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 341 131 37.4 29.6-45.9 210 62.6 54.1-70.4
Buncombe 329 95 29.2 23.2-36.0 234 70.8 64.0-76.8
Cabarrus 335 84 27.7 21.0-35.7 251 72.3 64.3-79.0
Catawba 420 127 32.4 26.7-38.7 293 67.6 61.3-73.3
Cumberland 442 123 28.1 22.8-34.1 319 71.9 65.9-77.2
Davidson 371 138 41.3 34.3-48.6 233 58.7 51.4-65.7
Durham 368 116 27.4 21.5-34.2 252 72.6 65.8-78.5
Forsyth 371 128 34.8 28.8-41.4 243 65.2 58.6-71.2
Gaston 370 102 28.4 22.6-35.0 268 71.6 65.0-77.4
Guilford 392 105 28.2 21.7-35.6 287 71.8 64.4-78.3
Iredell 393 107 29.2 23.6-35.5 286 70.8 64.5-76.4
Johnston 430 144 32.8 26.8-39.4 286 67.2 60.6-73.2
Mecklenburg 620 173 28.9 24.5-33.7 447 71.1 66.3-75.5
New Hanover 337 92 30.5 23.5-38.5 245 69.5 61.5-76.5
Onslow 373 106 31.7 25.6-38.6 267 68.3 61.4-74.4
Orange 353 91 32.9 25.2-41.6 262 67.1 58.4-74.8
Pitt 370 122 33.1 27.0-39.9 248 66.9 60.1-73.0
Randolph 378 130 34.1 27.7-41.2 248 65.9 58.8-72.3
Robeson 356 84 20.1 15.1-26.1 272 79.9 73.9-84.9
Rowan 405 131 33.4 27.1-40.4 274 66.6 59.6-72.9
Union 384 107 29.0 23.0-35.8 277 71.0 64.2-77.0
Wake 546 138 25.7 21.1-30.8 408 74.3 69.2-78.9
Wayne 409 127 32.7 25.8-40.4 282 67.3 59.6-74.2
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 4,831 1,470 31.6 29.5-33.7 3,361 68.4 66.3-70.5
Piedmont 6,974 2,082 29.6 28.0-31.3 4,892 70.4 68.7-72.0
Western NC 2,686 662 26.7 24.3-29.2 2,024 73.3 70.8-75.7
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,769 417 24.5 21.8-27.5 1,352 75.5 72.5-78.2
Northwest 3,027 925 32.4 30.0-34.9 2,102 67.6 65.1-70.0
Charlotte 1,918 523 28.6 25.8-31.6 1,395 71.4 68.4-74.2
Greensboro 1,661 512 30.9 27.1-35.0 1,149 69.1 65.0-72.9
Southern Regional 1,416 396 27.8 24.3-31.5 1,020 72.2 68.5-75.7
Coastal 699 194 32.4 27.3-38.0 505 67.6 62.0-72.7
Wake 1,592 475 27.8 24.6-31.3 1,117 72.2 68.7-75.4
Area L 426 149 37.2 31.2-43.5 277 62.8 56.5-68.8
Eastern 1,983 623 32.1 28.9-35.6 1,360 67.9 64.4-71.1

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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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