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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,580 4,653 61.5 60.0-62.9 2,927 38.5 37.1-40.0
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 209 146 68.4 60.6-75.3 63 31.6 24.7-39.4
Buncombe 178 114 63.5 55.2-71.1 64 36.5 28.9-44.8
Cabarrus 167 113 70.9 62.7-78.0 54 29.1 22.0-37.3
Catawba 205 132 64.4 56.4-71.7 73 35.6 28.3-43.6
Cumberland 232 135 58.6 51.1-65.6 97 41.4 34.4-48.9
Davidson 177 95 50.8 41.3-60.1 82 49.2 39.9-58.7
Durham 181 122 66.6 58.0-74.2 59 33.4 25.8-42.0
Forsyth 192 132 70.7 63.2-77.3 60 29.3 22.7-36.8
Gaston 191 105 54.9 46.6-62.9 86 45.1 37.1-53.4
Guilford 207 137 64.6 56.6-71.9 70 35.4 28.1-43.4
Iredell 214 129 62.1 54.3-69.3 85 37.9 30.7-45.7
Johnston 209 124 56.1 47.7-64.2 85 43.9 35.8-52.3
Mecklenburg 299 179 59.9 53.5-66.0 120 40.1 34.0-46.5
New Hanover 191 130 65.7 57.6-73.1 61 34.3 26.9-42.4
Onslow 158 107 67.2 58.4-74.9 51 32.8 25.1-41.6
Orange 180 123 67.7 59.1-75.3 57 32.3 24.7-40.9
Pitt 211 149 69.9 62.4-76.4 62 30.1 23.6-37.6
Randolph 194 119 60.6 52.5-68.2 75 39.4 31.8-47.5
Robeson 186 99 52.5 44.1-60.7 87 47.5 39.3-55.9
Rowan 220 133 58.2 50.3-65.8 87 41.8 34.2-49.7
Union 190 101 53.0 44.7-61.2 89 47.0 38.8-55.3
Wake 241 163 67.5 60.1-74.0 78 32.5 26.0-39.9
Wayne 233 143 61.5 54.3-68.2 90 38.5 31.8-45.7
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 2,574 1,610 61.6 59.2-63.8 964 38.4 36.2-40.8
Piedmont 3,570 2,239 62.9 60.7-64.9 1,331 37.1 35.1-39.3
Western NC 1,436 804 55.9 52.7-59.0 632 44.1 41.0-47.3
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 926 517 57.8 53.9-61.5 409 42.2 38.5-46.1
Northwest 1,599 955 59.0 55.8-62.1 644 41.0 37.9-44.2
Charlotte 965 571 59.5 55.6-63.3 394 40.5 36.7-44.4
Greensboro 899 593 65.2 60.9-69.2 306 34.8 30.8-39.1
Southern Regional 708 408 58.2 53.6-62.6 300 41.8 37.4-46.4
Coastal 393 257 63.4 57.5-69.0 136 36.6 31.0-42.5
Wake 762 496 65.1 60.5-69.4 266 34.9 30.6-39.5
Area L 255 151 57.1 50.0-63.9 104 42.9 36.1-50.0
Eastern 1,073 705 65.2 61.6-68.7 368 34.8 31.3-38.4

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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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