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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 13,218 1,102 7.8 7.0- 8.6 12,116 92.2 91.4-93.0
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 351 31 9.2 5.1-16.0 320 90.8 84.0-94.9
Buncombe 399 37 7.5 5.3-10.6 362 92.5 89.4-94.7
Cabarrus 349 28 6.7 4.3-10.3 321 93.3 89.7-95.7
Catawba 366 28 6.9 4.1-11.4 338 93.1 88.6-95.9
Cumberland 384 33 6.7 4.5- 9.8 351 93.3 90.2-95.5
Davidson 409 35 6.6 4.5- 9.4 374 93.4 90.6-95.5
Durham 415 29 7.6 4.5-12.7 386 92.4 87.3-95.5
Forsyth 383 37 9.8 6.7-14.1 346 90.2 85.9-93.3
Gaston 349 29 5.4 3.5- 8.1 320 94.6 91.9-96.5
Guilford 426 33 7.2 4.6-11.0 393 92.8 89.0-95.4
Iredell 436 27 5.8 3.8- 8.7 409 94.2 91.3-96.2
Johnston 371 31 12.2 7.0-20.5 340 87.8 79.5-93.0
Mecklenburg 615 43 6.8 4.7- 9.8 572 93.2 90.2-95.3
New Hanover 411 27 11.0 5.8-20.0 384 89.0 80.0-94.2
Onslow 382 29 8.2 5.2-12.7 353 91.8 87.3-94.8
Orange 369 28 8.0 5.2-12.0 341 92.0 88.0-94.8
Pitt 371 23 4.7 2.9- 7.6 348 95.3 92.4-97.1
Randolph 355 28 6.0 3.9- 9.2 327 94.0 90.8-96.1
Robeson 372 41 9.4 6.2-14.1 331 90.6 85.9-93.8
Rowan 431 40 8.8 5.5-13.7 391 91.2 86.3-94.5
Union 368 24 10.5 5.9-18.1 344 89.5 81.9-94.1
Wake 602 29 6.6 4.0-10.5 573 93.4 89.5-96.0
Wayne 385 40 10.9 6.9-16.7 345 89.1 83.3-93.1
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 3,650 300 7.9 6.5- 9.5 3,350 92.1 90.5-93.5
Piedmont 6,752 505 7.5 6.5- 8.7 6,247 92.5 91.3-93.5
Western NC 2,816 297 9.0 7.6-10.6 2,519 91.0 89.4-92.4
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,919 207 9.4 7.9-11.2 1,712 90.6 88.8-92.1
Northwest 3,002 263 7.9 6.6- 9.4 2,739 92.1 90.6-93.4
Charlotte 1,802 134 7.6 5.9- 9.7 1,668 92.4 90.3-94.1
Greensboro 1,642 129 8.0 5.8-10.8 1,513 92.0 89.2-94.2
Southern Regional 1,188 108 7.6 5.6-10.3 1,080 92.4 89.7-94.4
Coastal 572 37 7.4 4.5-12.0 535 92.6 88.0-95.5
Wake 1,509 94 7.4 5.4-10.2 1,415 92.6 89.8-94.6
Area L 142 10 5.0 2.4-10.1 132 95.0 89.9-97.6
Eastern 1,442 120 8.5 6.1-11.8 1,322 91.5 88.2-93.9

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*Adults without asthma are included in the denominator to estimate current asthma prevalence.

^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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