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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Veteran Status

Have you ever served on active duty in the United States Armed Forces, either in the regular military
or in a National Guard or military reserve unit?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,828 2,387 14.0 13.2-14.8 13,441 86.0 85.2-86.8
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 390 52 11.4 8.3-15.5 338 88.6 84.5-91.7
Buncombe 345 56 15.6 11.3-21.2 289 84.4 78.8-88.7
Cabarrus 369 50 11.4 8.2-15.6 319 88.6 84.4-91.8
Catawba 448 66 12.6 9.6-16.3 382 87.4 83.7-90.4
Cumberland 475 127 30.6 25.3-36.5 348 69.4 63.5-74.7
Davidson 406 52 9.8 7.2-13.1 354 90.2 86.9-92.8
Durham 395 44 10.5 6.6-16.1 351 89.5 83.9-93.4
Forsyth 409 61 15.4 11.4-20.4 348 84.6 79.6-88.6
Gaston 414 60 11.8 8.8-15.7 354 88.2 84.3-91.2
Guilford 422 63 12.4 9.2-16.5 359 87.6 83.5-90.8
Iredell 430 56 12.3 9.1-16.5 374 87.7 83.5-90.9
Johnston 470 67 13.5 9.7-18.5 403 86.5 81.5-90.3
Mecklenburg 677 100 13.9 10.9-17.4 577 86.1 82.6-89.1
New Hanover 371 64 15.2 11.3-20.0 307 84.8 80.0-88.7
Onslow 410 133 36.6 30.6-43.1 277 63.4 56.9-69.4
Orange 381 48 12.8 9.1-17.6 333 87.2 82.4-90.9
Pitt 392 61 15.0 11.2-19.8 331 85.0 80.2-88.8
Randolph 401 43 7.5 5.3-10.5 358 92.5 89.5-94.7
Robeson 397 43 8.3 5.9-11.6 354 91.7 88.4-94.1
Rowan 447 53 8.8 6.4-12.0 394 91.2 88.0-93.6
Union 409 40 8.6 5.9-12.3 369 91.4 87.7-94.1
Wake 586 82 14.1 10.9-17.9 504 85.9 82.1-89.1
Wayne 446 75 16.4 12.4-21.4 371 83.6 78.6-87.6
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 5,301 951 18.3 16.8-19.9 4,350 81.7 80.1-83.2
Piedmont 7,613 1,013 12.2 11.2-13.3 6,600 87.8 86.7-88.8
Western NC 2,914 423 12.8 11.4-14.4 2,491 87.2 85.6-88.6
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,908 300 14.3 12.3-16.5 1,608 85.7 83.5-87.7
Northwest 3,314 438 11.8 10.5-13.3 2,876 88.2 86.7-89.5
Charlotte 2,103 281 12.1 10.4-14.0 1,822 87.9 86.0-89.6
Greensboro 1,816 230 10.6 8.9-12.6 1,586 89.4 87.4-91.1
Southern Regional 1,546 305 22.9 19.9-26.2 1,241 77.1 73.8-80.1
Coastal 777 124 13.2 10.7-16.0 653 86.8 84.0-89.3
Wake 1,719 222 12.0 10.0-14.3 1,497 88.0 85.7-90.0
Area L 475 61 11.9 8.9-15.7 414 88.1 84.3-91.1
Eastern 2,170 426 20.3 17.7-23.3 1,744 79.7 76.7-82.3

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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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