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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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Respond.^
Always Usually Sometimes Rarely Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,419 6,064 48.7 47.1-50.3 3,566 28.6 27.2-30.0 1,726 14.4 13.2-15.7 507 4.0 3.4- 4.8 556 4.3 3.6- 5.1
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 334 171 59.7 51.2-67.6 94 26.4 20.1-33.9 45 8.8 6.2-12.3 13 2.8 1.5- 5.1 11 2.4 1.1- 4.9
Buncombe 376 192 52.6 46.3-58.8 118 32.7 27.0-38.9 41 10.1 7.1-14.4 10 1.5 0.7- 3.1 15 3.0 1.6- 5.6
Cabarrus 323 156 47.7 39.8-55.6 94 32.9 25.4-41.4 49 14.2 10.0-19.7 13 3.5 1.8- 6.4 11 1.7 0.9- 3.3
Catawba 339 166 45.1 38.2-52.1 99 35.1 27.8-43.1 47 12.7 8.7-18.2 14 3.5 1.8- 6.6 13 3.6 1.9- 7.0
Cumberland 356 165 51.0 44.2-57.8 100 27.5 22.1-33.8 57 14.4 10.6-19.2 18 3.3 1.9- 5.5 16 3.7 2.2- 6.4
Davidson 390 193 49.0 42.5-55.6 97 27.2 21.6-33.7 65 17.7 13.5-22.7 13 1.9 1.0- 3.5 22 4.2 2.4- 7.1
Durham 399 188 44.2 37.1-51.4 113 27.7 22.0-34.2 62 18.6 12.2-27.3 18 5.5 2.8-10.4 18 4.1 2.1- 7.8
Forsyth 361 177 51.4 44.4-58.4 124 33.1 26.9-40.0 40 10.5 7.0-15.5 11 2.5 1.3- 4.8 9 2.4 1.1- 5.2
Gaston 321 145 42.8 35.8-50.0 91 29.7 23.5-36.7 46 14.4 10.1-20.0 20 6.9 4.1-11.4 19 6.2 3.0-12.6
Guilford 397 180 42.8 35.5-50.4 130 31.3 25.2-38.1 62 19.6 11.7-30.8 12 2.7 1.5- 5.0 13 3.6 1.6- 7.8
Iredell 409 196 47.9 40.9-54.9 119 28.1 22.4-34.7 60 15.2 10.9-20.9 18 5.5 3.0- 9.9 16 3.3 1.5- 6.9
Johnston 339 165 46.8 39.6-54.2 104 33.9 27.1-41.5 37 10.6 5.6-19.1 13 2.4 1.2- 4.5 20 6.3 3.6-10.7
Mecklenburg 586 286 48.5 43.0-54.0 198 31.5 26.9-36.6 67 13.4 9.3-18.9 18 3.4 1.8- 6.4 17 3.1 1.7- 5.5
New Hanover 386 189 48.3 40.3-56.3 124 38.3 30.7-46.5 43 8.5 5.9-12.1 11 2.1 1.0- 4.1 19 2.9 1.6- 5.1
Onslow 366 200 54.4 47.8-60.8 85 24.3 19.1-30.3 48 12.4 8.8-17.2 23 6.5 3.9-10.5 10 2.4 1.2- 4.8
Orange 353 157 44.3 38.0-50.8 131 34.1 28.5-40.2 39 12.3 8.0-18.4 12 4.8 2.3- 9.8 14 4.4 2.4- 8.1
Pitt 346 174 51.6 44.2-59.0 94 30.4 23.4-38.4 46 11.0 7.8-15.2 14 3.7 2.1- 6.4 18 3.4 2.0- 5.7
Randolph 332 173 54.1 46.5-61.6 82 23.9 18.5-30.4 52 16.8 11.4-24.2 7 2.0 0.9- 4.4 18 3.2 1.9- 5.3
Robeson 348 158 41.8 35.1-48.7 75 24.9 18.6-32.4 61 15.4 11.3-20.7 24 9.2 5.6-15.0 30 8.7 5.6-13.3
Rowan 409 215 53.6 46.6-60.5 106 24.7 19.4-30.8 53 14.0 9.3-20.6 14 2.7 1.4- 5.0 21 5.0 2.7- 9.2
Union 349 169 45.6 38.6-52.9 121 37.8 30.7-45.5 42 12.1 8.1-17.6 6 1.2 0.5- 3.0 11 3.2 1.6- 6.2
Wake 568 266 48.1 42.3-54.0 191 32.6 27.7-37.9 75 13.6 9.7-18.8 19 3.5 1.9- 6.2 17 2.2 1.3- 3.9
Wayne 363 176 51.0 43.7-58.3 93 25.6 19.9-32.2 54 15.2 10.3-21.8 20 4.1 2.4- 7.0 20 4.1 2.4- 7.0
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 3,394 1,678 49.6 46.3-53.0 883 26.5 23.7-29.5 485 14.4 12.2-16.9 160 3.3 2.6- 4.2 188 6.1 4.5- 8.2
Piedmont 6,366 3,081 47.4 45.3-49.5 1,920 29.6 27.9-31.4 877 14.9 13.3-16.8 236 4.4 3.5- 5.6 252 3.7 2.9- 4.6
Western NC 2,659 1,305 52.9 49.7-56.0 763 28.4 25.8-31.0 364 11.9 10.3-13.6 111 3.7 2.7- 5.1 116 3.2 2.5- 4.1
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,814 895 51.3 48.1-54.5 529 30.3 27.5-33.3 243 12.1 10.3-14.2 75 3.1 2.3- 4.3 72 3.2 2.2- 4.5
Northwest 2,823 1,388 51.3 48.1-54.5 793 27.9 25.3-30.6 401 13.4 11.3-15.8 109 3.6 2.7- 4.8 132 3.8 2.8- 5.1
Charlotte 1,695 816 48.5 44.7-52.3 536 31.0 27.8-34.4 215 13.1 10.6-16.1 63 3.8 2.7- 5.4 65 3.6 2.5- 5.2
Greensboro 1,549 745 45.9 41.3-50.6 479 29.5 25.7-33.7 212 15.3 11.3-20.3 54 4.7 2.6- 8.4 59 4.5 2.5- 7.9
Southern Regional 1,098 515 50.5 45.5-55.6 259 25.1 21.1-29.5 189 14.8 12.0-18.2 64 4.3 3.1- 6.0 71 5.3 3.8- 7.4
Coastal 533 256 46.1 37.4-55.1 169 31.6 24.9-39.2 66 13.9 9.4-20.0 16 3.4 1.5- 7.2 26 5.0 2.5- 9.8
Wake 1,420 676 45.6 41.6-49.8 433 29.1 25.8-32.7 195 16.3 13.1-20.2 58 5.6 3.6- 8.7 58 3.3 2.2- 4.8
Area L 125 60 51.2 38.2-64.0 31 22.6 13.2-36.1 22 16.7 9.8-26.8 3 2.7 0.8- 8.5 9 6.8 3.2-14.0
Eastern 1,362 713 50.2 44.7-55.6 337 25.9 21.2-31.3 183 14.8 10.7-20.1 65 2.6 1.9- 3.6 64 6.5 3.5-12.0

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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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