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2009 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 1,880 175 8.5 6.9-10.4 1,705 91.5 89.6-93.1
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 54 9 14.3 7.1-26.6 45 85.7 73.4-92.9
Buncombe 79 12 12.5 6.8-21.9 67 87.5 78.1-93.2
Cabarrus 40 3 5.4 1.6-16.8 37 94.6 83.2-98.4
Catawba 65 6 7.0 3.0-15.5 59 93.0 84.5-97.0
Cumberland 44 9 23.1 11.4-41.2 35 76.9 58.8-88.6
Davidson 61 6 8.2 3.6-17.8 55 91.8 82.2-96.4
Durham 66 4 7.9 2.5-21.7 62 92.1 78.3-97.5
Forsyth 55 5 7.4 2.9-17.5 50 92.6 82.5-97.1
Gaston 53 5 11.1 4.0-27.4 48 88.9 72.6-96.0
Guilford 53 3 3.5 1.0-11.4 50 96.5 88.6-99.0
Iredell 53 3 5.3 1.6-15.9 50 94.7 84.1-98.4
Johnston 45 2 4.2 0.9-17.3 43 95.8 82.7-99.1
Mecklenburg 70 3 4.2 1.3-13.2 67 95.8 86.8-98.7
New Hanover 67 4 8.6 3.2-21.1 63 91.4 78.9-96.8
Onslow 52 3 3.8 1.2-11.7 49 96.2 88.3-98.8
Orange 60 4 5.2 1.8-14.2 56 94.8 85.8-98.2
Pitt 57 5 9.5 3.9-21.4 52 90.5 78.6-96.1
Randolph 53 4 8.4 2.9-21.8 49 91.6 78.2-97.1
Robeson 40 6 17.8 5.5-44.6 34 82.2 55.4-94.5
Rowan 67 7 15.1 6.2-32.4 60 84.9 67.6-93.8
Union 43 2 6.8 1.5-26.4 41 93.2 73.6-98.5
Wake 80 11 14.4 7.6-25.5 69 85.6 74.5-92.4
Wayne 44 4 6.2 2.1-16.9 40 93.8 83.1-97.9
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 485 45 8.6 5.3-13.6 440 91.4 86.4-94.7
Piedmont 954 81 7.4 5.6- 9.7 873 92.6 90.3-94.4
Western NC 441 49 12.6 9.2-16.9 392 87.4 83.1-90.8
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 331 38 12.1 8.4-17.0 293 87.9 83.0-91.6
Northwest 423 39 9.3 6.5-13.2 384 90.7 86.8-93.5
Charlotte 228 13 4.9 2.5- 9.1 215 95.1 90.9-97.5
Greensboro 241 21 4.9 3.0- 8.1 220 95.1 91.9-97.0
Southern Regional 141 21 14.6 8.2-24.5 120 85.4 75.5-91.8
Coastal 87 5 5.6 2.2-13.4 82 94.4 86.6-97.8
Wake 206 18 10.0 5.9-16.6 188 90.0 83.4-94.1
Area L 24 3 4.8 1.4-15.3 21 95.2 84.7-98.6
Eastern 199 17 7.8 2.8-19.6 182 92.2 80.4-97.2

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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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