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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 5,380 4,684 81.6 79.4-83.6 696 18.4 16.4-20.6
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 146 130 83.4 73.4-90.2 16 16.6 9.8-26.6
Buncombe 130 111 75.0 60.9-85.2 19 25.0 14.8-39.1
Cabarrus 135 117 81.8 70.1-89.6 18 18.2 10.4-29.9
Catawba 159 145 87.7 79.3-93.1 14 12.3 6.9-20.7
Cumberland 171 150 82.9 74.3-89.1 21 17.1 10.9-25.7
Davidson 187 160 81.1 72.6-87.5 27 18.9 12.5-27.4
Durham 155 134 73.5 59.8-83.8 21 26.5 16.2-40.2
Forsyth 135 118 74.5 59.2-85.4 17 25.5 14.6-40.8
Gaston 156 135 82.1 72.1-89.1 21 17.9 10.9-27.9
Guilford 178 156 84.9 75.8-91.0 22 15.1 9.0-24.2
Iredell 193 168 81.0 71.0-88.1 25 19.0 11.9-29.0
Johnston 136 115 72.1 51.9-86.0 21 27.9 14.0-48.1
Mecklenburg 237 202 79.1 70.6-85.6 35 20.9 14.4-29.4
New Hanover 193 166 74.8 63.7-83.4 27 25.2 16.6-36.3
Onslow 151 128 77.7 67.9-85.1 23 22.3 14.9-32.1
Orange 113 95 80.0 68.0-88.3 18 20.0 11.7-32.0
Pitt 147 132 86.5 77.0-92.4 15 13.5 7.6-23.0
Randolph 123 108 81.9 69.7-89.9 15 18.1 10.1-30.3
Robeson 168 149 80.2 69.8-87.7 19 19.8 12.3-30.2
Rowan 186 155 75.4 64.7-83.7 31 24.6 16.3-35.3
Union 135 112 79.6 69.8-86.9 23 20.4 13.1-30.2
Wake 209 185 82.7 73.7-89.1 24 17.3 10.9-26.3
Wayne 173 152 85.7 76.6-91.6 21 14.3 8.4-23.4
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 1,571 1,372 81.7 77.1-85.6 199 18.3 14.4-22.9
Piedmont 2,662 2,310 81.2 78.3-83.9 352 18.8 16.1-21.7
Western NC 1,147 1,002 83.0 79.3-86.2 145 17.0 13.8-20.7
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 797 702 83.2 78.2-87.3 95 16.8 12.7-21.8
Northwest 1,245 1,078 81.0 76.7-84.7 167 19.0 15.3-23.3
Charlotte 712 610 79.7 73.5-84.7 102 20.3 15.3-26.5
Greensboro 612 535 84.8 79.5-88.9 77 15.2 11.1-20.5
Southern Regional 524 457 82.5 76.9-87.0 67 17.5 13.0-23.1
Coastal 263 230 82.5 73.4-89.0 33 17.5 11.0-26.6
Wake 553 480 79.1 72.0-84.8 73 20.9 15.2-28.0
Area L 60 54 76.2 47.2-91.9 6 23.8 8.1-52.8
Eastern 614 538 84.4 78.1-89.2 76 15.6 10.8-21.9

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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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