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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 15,384 5,889 31.7 30.6-32.8 9,495 68.3 67.2-69.4
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 379 160 33.8 27.3-41.0 219 66.2 59.0-72.7
Buncombe 340 146 37.5 31.3-44.2 194 62.5 55.8-68.7
Cabarrus 361 131 31.7 25.5-38.6 230 68.3 61.4-74.5
Catawba 440 143 27.9 22.9-33.4 297 72.1 66.6-77.1
Cumberland 462 202 39.5 33.6-45.7 260 60.5 54.3-66.4
Davidson 393 147 29.9 24.6-35.8 246 70.1 64.2-75.4
Durham 386 139 33.8 26.8-41.6 247 66.2 58.4-73.2
Forsyth 398 136 27.9 22.9-33.5 262 72.1 66.5-77.1
Gaston 399 153 34.4 28.2-41.2 246 65.6 58.8-71.8
Guilford 412 132 29.4 23.0-36.7 280 70.6 63.3-77.0
Iredell 417 142 27.5 22.6-33.0 275 72.5 67.0-77.4
Johnston 456 159 30.7 24.7-37.4 297 69.3 62.6-75.3
Mecklenburg 657 199 25.5 21.7-29.8 458 74.5 70.2-78.3
New Hanover 361 130 32.2 26.1-39.0 231 67.8 61.0-73.9
Onslow 397 150 31.6 26.1-37.7 247 68.4 62.3-73.9
Orange 368 134 33.0 26.9-39.7 234 67.0 60.3-73.1
Pitt 381 149 34.9 28.6-41.8 232 65.1 58.2-71.4
Randolph 389 148 31.4 25.6-38.0 241 68.6 62.0-74.4
Robeson 380 191 44.5 35.8-53.4 189 55.5 46.6-64.2
Rowan 433 187 40.2 33.6-47.1 246 59.8 52.9-66.4
Union 400 115 22.3 17.5-28.0 285 77.7 72.0-82.5
Wake 569 145 20.8 17.2-25.1 424 79.2 74.9-82.8
Wayne 443 169 30.5 24.4-37.3 274 69.5 62.7-75.6
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 5,141 2,094 35.1 33.2-37.1 3,047 64.9 62.9-66.8
Piedmont 7,402 2,596 28.9 27.4-30.5 4,806 71.1 69.5-72.6
Western NC 2,841 1,199 36.4 34.0-38.9 1,642 63.6 61.1-66.0
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,867 786 36.8 33.9-39.8 1,081 63.2 60.2-66.1
Northwest 3,220 1,236 32.7 30.5-35.0 1,984 67.3 65.0-69.5
Charlotte 2,045 689 29.1 26.5-31.8 1,356 70.9 68.2-73.5
Greensboro 1,760 663 30.8 27.4-34.4 1,097 69.2 65.6-72.6
Southern Regional 1,496 664 37.0 33.5-40.7 832 63.0 59.3-66.5
Coastal 754 300 34.1 29.8-38.6 454 65.9 61.4-70.2
Wake 1,671 527 25.4 22.5-28.6 1,144 74.6 71.4-77.5
Area L 454 180 33.4 28.2-39.0 274 66.6 61.0-71.8
Eastern 2,117 844 34.9 31.8-38.1 1,273 65.1 61.9-68.2

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*Data for this table were derived from 2 CDC Core questions and 2 North Carolina questions
in the State-Added Section.

^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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