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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 4,706 279 6.4 5.4- 7.5 4,427 93.6 92.5-94.6
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 121 7 6.6 2.5-16.3 114 93.4 83.7-97.5
Buncombe 80 3 5.4 1.3-19.4 77 94.6 80.6-98.7
Cabarrus 110 1 0.4 0.0- 2.5 109 99.6 97.5- 100
Catawba 159 9 6.4 2.9-13.2 150 93.6 86.8-97.1
Cumberland 155 8 5.9 2.7-12.5 147 94.1 87.5-97.3
Davidson 123 4 6.1 1.7-19.5 119 93.9 80.5-98.3
Durham 119 13 20.2 9.1-38.9 106 79.8 61.1-90.9
Forsyth 140 7 4.2 1.9- 9.3 133 95.8 90.7-98.1
Gaston 128 5 6.8 1.7-23.1 123 93.2 76.9-98.3
Guilford 151 6 3.7 1.0-13.0 145 96.3 87.0-99.0
Iredell 153 10 5.7 2.8-11.1 143 94.3 88.9-97.2
Johnston 165 11 8.0 3.7-16.2 154 92.0 83.8-96.3
Mecklenburg 201 14 7.7 4.3-13.4 187 92.3 86.6-95.7
New Hanover 140 9 7.7 3.3-16.7 131 92.3 83.3-96.7
Onslow 159 9 6.3 2.8-13.8 150 93.7 86.2-97.2
Orange 82 7 9.7 4.2-20.8 75 90.3 79.2-95.8
Pitt 113 8 9.6 3.8-22.0 105 90.4 78.0-96.2
Randolph 104 4 2.6 0.9- 7.5 100 97.4 92.5-99.1
Robeson 114 8 5.7 1.9-15.7 106 94.3 84.3-98.1
Rowan 144 10 9.6 4.5-19.1 134 90.4 80.9-95.5
Union 104 5 6.3 2.1-17.1 99 93.7 82.9-97.9
Wake 199 9 4.8 2.2-10.2 190 95.2 89.8-97.8
Wayne 124 6 4.3 1.8-10.0 118 95.7 90.0-98.2
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 1,630 108 7.9 6.0-10.3 1,522 92.1 89.7-94.0
Piedmont 2,342 128 5.8 4.6- 7.4 2,214 94.2 92.6-95.4
Western NC 734 43 5.3 3.6- 7.8 691 94.7 92.2-96.4
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 481 35 6.9 4.5-10.6 446 93.1 89.4-95.5
Northwest 1,022 51 5.2 3.7- 7.2 971 94.8 92.8-96.3
Charlotte 605 27 5.8 3.6- 9.1 578 94.2 90.9-96.4
Greensboro 517 27 4.4 2.4- 8.0 490 95.6 92.0-97.6
Southern Regional 466 31 7.5 4.5-12.3 435 92.5 87.7-95.5
Coastal 262 18 8.7 4.5-16.1 244 91.3 83.9-95.5
Wake 576 41 7.4 4.8-11.2 535 92.6 88.8-95.2
Area L 136 10 9.5 4.1-20.7 126 90.5 79.3-95.9
Eastern 641 39 6.1 4.1- 8.9 602 93.9 91.1-95.9

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*Asked only of those who have gambled in the last SIX months.

^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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