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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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  Total
Respond.^
Past 12 months 1-2 years 2-5 years 5+ years
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,528 9,149 74.4 73.0-75.9 1,210 13.0 12.0-14.2 775 8.4 7.5- 9.4 394 4.1 3.4- 4.9
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 321 268 76.2 67.8-82.9 26 11.9 7.1-19.3 16 7.5 4.3-12.7 11 4.5 1.6-11.6
Buncombe 351 280 77.0 70.8-82.2 39 12.1 8.4-17.1 20 6.9 4.0-11.7 12 4.0 2.0- 8.0
Cabarrus 303 231 69.3 61.1-76.4 37 18.9 12.5-27.5 20 6.7 4.1-10.6 15 5.2 3.0- 9.0
Catawba 326 258 73.5 67.1-79.0 31 11.0 7.5-15.8 27 12.3 8.3-17.9 10 3.3 1.7- 6.3
Cumberland 326 274 80.5 74.4-85.4 23 9.3 5.9-14.4 20 7.1 4.2-11.7 9 3.0 1.5- 6.1
Davidson 359 280 70.5 63.4-76.7 38 13.4 9.3-18.9 25 10.5 6.6-16.4 16 5.6 2.6-11.5
Durham 367 282 74.1 67.7-79.6 43 11.2 7.8-15.8 31 11.9 7.8-17.8 11 2.8 1.4- 5.5
Forsyth 340 273 76.7 70.2-82.2 40 13.2 9.2-18.7 18 7.3 4.0-12.7 9 2.8 1.3- 5.7
Gaston 312 239 74.2 67.3-80.1 29 8.9 5.7-13.4 28 12.9 8.4-19.4 16 4.0 2.3- 6.8
Guilford 369 300 75.4 68.7-81.0 37 13.1 8.9-18.9 23 8.8 5.3-14.2 9 2.7 1.3- 5.7
Iredell 387 321 78.2 71.9-83.4 33 12.0 7.9-17.7 22 7.1 4.4-11.2 11 2.7 1.4- 5.2
Johnston 311 241 70.8 63.0-77.6 38 16.9 11.0-24.9 23 9.4 6.0-14.3 9 2.9 1.4- 6.0
Mecklenburg 540 407 70.5 65.2-75.3 71 17.9 13.8-22.8 37 7.9 5.4-11.5 25 3.7 2.3- 5.8
New Hanover 370 307 79.7 72.7-85.4 34 9.1 5.9-13.9 22 6.5 3.7-11.4 7 4.6 1.7-11.8
Onslow 323 246 73.7 67.3-79.2 36 11.9 8.2-17.0 24 8.7 5.6-13.4 17 5.7 3.2- 9.7
Orange 327 258 73.8 67.2-79.5 41 13.1 9.2-18.4 17 8.3 4.9-13.7 11 4.8 2.4- 9.1
Pitt 325 261 76.3 68.8-82.5 40 13.6 9.2-19.7 17 7.6 3.8-14.6 7 2.4 1.0- 5.4
Randolph 303 246 72.9 64.6-79.9 22 13.6 7.9-22.4 22 8.6 5.3-13.6 13 4.9 2.4- 9.7
Robeson 308 257 82.4 76.6-87.0 26 8.1 5.2-12.2 17 6.5 3.7-11.2 8 3.1 1.4- 6.5
Rowan 378 313 76.5 70.2-81.9 27 9.9 6.2-15.3 25 9.2 5.9-14.1 13 4.4 2.4- 8.0
Union 328 257 77.7 71.9-82.6 40 12.3 8.7-17.2 24 7.2 4.6-11.0 7 2.8 1.2- 6.2
Wake 548 412 70.4 65.0-75.2 80 17.1 13.0-22.1 44 10.1 7.3-13.8 12 2.5 1.3- 4.6
Wayne 321 252 78.9 72.8-83.9 29 8.0 5.2-12.0 27 8.3 5.3-12.7 13 4.9 2.5- 9.5
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 3,127 2,528 77.0 73.8-79.9 306 10.8 8.9-13.0 201 7.6 5.9- 9.9 92 4.6 3.0- 7.0
Piedmont 5,968 4,703 73.2 71.2-75.0 651 14.4 12.9-16.1 410 8.7 7.7- 9.9 204 3.7 3.0- 4.6
Western NC 2,433 1,918 74.7 71.5-77.6 253 11.8 10.2-13.7 164 8.8 6.4-12.1 98 4.7 3.6- 6.0
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,680 1,309 73.8 70.8-76.6 183 13.1 11.0-15.5 117 8.1 6.4-10.1 71 5.1 3.8- 6.8
Northwest 2,613 2,113 76.4 73.4-79.2 246 11.6 9.8-13.7 166 8.6 6.5-11.3 88 3.4 2.6- 4.4
Charlotte 1,589 1,214 71.4 67.8-74.8 194 16.8 13.8-20.3 113 7.6 6.0- 9.6 68 4.2 3.0- 5.9
Greensboro 1,446 1,162 72.7 68.2-76.8 142 12.5 9.5-16.3 95 9.9 7.4-13.1 47 4.8 2.9- 8.0
Southern Regional 1,008 832 80.3 75.8-84.1 95 10.5 7.7-14.2 58 6.4 4.3- 9.4 23 2.8 1.6- 4.9
Coastal 509 425 79.7 72.0-85.7 43 9.3 5.2-16.1 29 7.8 4.4-13.4 12 3.2 1.5- 6.9
Wake 1,325 1,018 72.3 68.5-75.9 169 15.3 12.4-18.8 102 9.5 7.4-12.0 36 2.9 1.8- 4.5
Area L 119 98 73.3 58.1-84.5 12 14.5 7.4-26.3 9 12.2 4.2-30.6 0 0.0 . - .
Eastern 1,239 978 74.7 69.1-79.7 126 9.8 7.3-13.1 86 7.3 5.3-10.0 49 8.1 4.4-14.5

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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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