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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 13,252 1,706 12.9 11.9-14.0 11,546 87.1 86.0-88.1
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 353 47 13.3 8.6-19.9 306 86.7 80.1-91.4
Buncombe 399 56 11.3 8.5-14.9 343 88.7 85.1-91.5
Cabarrus 350 50 17.4 11.6-25.1 300 82.6 74.9-88.4
Catawba 366 42 10.3 6.9-15.1 324 89.7 84.9-93.1
Cumberland 384 55 14.8 10.8-20.1 329 85.2 79.9-89.2
Davidson 412 52 9.9 7.2-13.4 360 90.1 86.6-92.8
Durham 417 49 16.1 10.0-24.9 368 83.9 75.1-90.0
Forsyth 383 45 11.5 8.2-16.0 338 88.5 84.0-91.8
Gaston 349 43 11.5 7.4-17.4 306 88.5 82.6-92.6
Guilford 427 59 13.6 9.8-18.6 368 86.4 81.4-90.2
Iredell 438 48 10.1 7.3-13.9 390 89.9 86.1-92.7
Johnston 371 45 15.7 10.1-23.6 326 84.3 76.4-89.9
Mecklenburg 616 71 12.3 9.2-16.3 545 87.7 83.7-90.8
New Hanover 413 53 17.8 11.8-26.1 360 82.2 73.9-88.2
Onslow 385 49 16.0 11.3-22.2 336 84.0 77.8-88.7
Orange 369 41 11.6 8.3-16.1 328 88.4 83.9-91.7
Pitt 371 37 8.9 6.0-13.0 334 91.1 87.0-94.0
Randolph 356 43 10.6 7.0-15.7 313 89.4 84.3-93.0
Robeson 374 58 13.1 9.3-18.1 316 86.9 81.9-90.7
Rowan 435 59 13.5 9.5-18.7 376 86.5 81.3-90.5
Union 368 38 13.6 8.6-20.9 330 86.4 79.1-91.4
Wake 604 60 11.8 8.6-16.1 544 88.2 83.9-91.4
Wayne 386 61 18.0 12.5-25.3 325 82.0 74.7-87.5
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 3,661 480 12.8 11.1-14.8 3,181 87.2 85.2-88.9
Piedmont 6,771 799 12.7 11.3-14.3 5,972 87.3 85.7-88.7
Western NC 2,820 427 14.1 12.2-16.2 2,393 85.9 83.8-87.8
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,922 287 13.4 11.5-15.5 1,635 86.6 84.5-88.5
Northwest 3,012 394 12.0 10.3-13.9 2,618 88.0 86.1-89.7
Charlotte 1,804 216 14.0 11.1-17.5 1,588 86.0 82.5-88.9
Greensboro 1,646 201 12.6 9.9-15.8 1,445 87.4 84.2-90.1
Southern Regional 1,192 172 15.0 11.8-19.1 1,020 85.0 80.9-88.2
Coastal 574 70 13.1 8.9-19.0 504 86.9 81.0-91.1
Wake 1,513 165 13.1 10.4-16.4 1,348 86.9 83.6-89.6
Area L 142 14 6.5 3.5-12.0 128 93.5 88.0-96.5
Eastern 1,447 187 12.5 9.7-16.0 1,260 87.5 84.0-90.3

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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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