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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 4,704 4,271 90.9 89.4-92.1 433 9.1 7.9-10.6
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 121 117 97.0 91.0-99.1 4 3.0 0.9- 9.0
Buncombe 80 66 86.6 77.8-92.2 14 13.4 7.8-22.2
Cabarrus 109 98 77.2 58.4-89.1 11 22.8 10.9-41.6
Catawba 159 144 93.6 88.8-96.4 15 6.4 3.6-11.2
Cumberland 155 143 91.2 82.5-95.8 12 8.8 4.2-17.5
Davidson 123 117 96.9 93.0-98.7 6 3.1 1.3- 7.0
Durham 119 110 93.7 87.1-97.1 9 6.3 2.9-12.9
Forsyth 140 131 90.5 81.0-95.6 9 9.5 4.4-19.0
Gaston 127 114 91.2 84.2-95.3 13 8.8 4.7-15.8
Guilford 151 138 94.1 89.4-96.9 13 5.9 3.1-10.6
Iredell 152 137 90.3 83.7-94.3 15 9.7 5.7-16.3
Johnston 165 154 95.5 91.5-97.7 11 4.5 2.3- 8.5
Mecklenburg 201 179 90.4 85.1-94.0 22 9.6 6.0-14.9
New Hanover 140 126 90.5 82.9-94.9 14 9.5 5.1-17.1
Onslow 159 145 90.4 81.2-95.4 14 9.6 4.6-18.8
Orange 82 71 86.1 74.5-92.9 11 13.9 7.1-25.5
Pitt 113 104 95.1 90.0-97.7 9 4.9 2.3-10.0
Randolph 103 100 94.1 80.0-98.4 3 5.9 1.6-20.0
Robeson 114 108 96.5 90.8-98.7 6 3.5 1.3- 9.2
Rowan 145 135 92.6 85.7-96.3 10 7.4 3.7-14.3
Union 104 96 90.8 81.2-95.8 8 9.2 4.2-18.8
Wake 199 181 90.6 84.0-94.6 18 9.4 5.4-16.0
Wayne 125 117 94.4 87.6-97.5 8 5.6 2.5-12.4
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 1,629 1,492 91.6 89.4-93.4 137 8.4 6.6-10.6
Piedmont 2,341 2,149 91.0 88.9-92.8 192 9.0 7.2-11.1
Western NC 734 630 87.9 84.9-90.4 104 12.1 9.6-15.1
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 481 394 84.2 79.9-87.7 87 15.8 12.3-20.1
Northwest 1,022 948 93.3 91.0-95.1 74 6.7 4.9- 9.0
Charlotte 603 544 89.4 85.7-92.3 59 10.6 7.7-14.3
Greensboro 518 481 90.0 81.6-94.8 37 10.0 5.2-18.4
Southern Regional 465 426 90.3 85.0-93.8 39 9.7 6.2-15.0
Coastal 262 239 92.8 88.3-95.7 23 7.2 4.3-11.7
Wake 576 530 92.2 88.3-94.9 46 7.8 5.1-11.7
Area L 136 128 92.4 80.0-97.3 8 7.6 2.7-20.0
Eastern 641 581 90.9 87.4-93.5 60 9.1 6.5-12.6

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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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