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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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  Total
Respond.^
Breast Female reproductive* Male reproductive* Skin Other*
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,855 339 17.5 15.1-20.3 223 12.2 10.0-14.8 183 9.8 8.1-11.9 685 36.7 33.4-40.2 425 23.7 20.7-27.0
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 54 13 17.8 9.8-30.0 6 14.4 6.0-30.5 4 8.5 2.8-23.3 21 36.8 24.1-51.6 10 22.5 11.6-39.0
Buncombe 78 16 15.6 9.2-25.3 7 6.7 3.0-14.4 9 14.5 7.5-26.1 32 43.0 30.9-56.1 14 20.2 11.3-33.5
Cabarrus 37 4 6.4 2.3-16.6 5 20.4 7.9-43.3 3 7.2 2.2-21.3 14 33.4 18.8-52.0 11 32.6 17.2-53.1
Catawba 64 9 12.7 6.4-23.6 9 16.2 7.8-30.5 3 5.1 1.5-15.4 30 44.6 31.8-58.1 13 21.4 12.1-35.0
Cumberland 42 7 25.5 9.9-51.4 6 14.7 5.5-33.4 5 10.6 4.1-25.1 14 27.9 15.2-45.5 10 21.4 10.4-39.0
Davidson 60 11 17.9 9.1-32.3 4 5.1 1.8-13.7 8 12.5 6.1-24.1 26 45.6 32.0-59.9 11 18.8 10.2-32.3
Durham 64 15 21.4 12.1-34.9 8 12.0 5.9-23.1 7 10.4 4.8-21.3 23 39.6 27.0-53.7 11 16.6 8.4-30.0
Forsyth 55 13 22.5 12.5-37.1 7 16.0 6.7-33.5 1 1.8 0.3-12.1 20 32.5 20.7-47.2 14 27.1 16.0-42.1
Gaston 52 6 9.4 3.9-21.1 9 28.1 14.6-47.2 6 9.4 4.1-20.1 14 26.8 15.6-42.1 17 26.4 15.1-41.9
Guilford 54 11 17.6 9.4-30.5 5 7.9 3.2-18.2 5 10.0 4.2-22.0 19 37.3 24.0-53.0 14 27.2 15.7-42.9
Iredell 54 15 26.1 15.5-40.6 3 4.7 1.4-14.6 7 11.4 5.3-23.0 13 27.4 16.0-42.8 16 30.3 18.0-46.3
Johnston 47 11 30.6 14.5-53.4 6 14.7 6.3-30.7 5 10.9 4.4-24.5 17 28.9 16.9-44.9 8 14.9 6.5-30.6
Mecklenburg 68 13 17.0 9.5-28.4 12 21.4 11.2-37.0 4 6.5 2.3-17.0 27 38.5 26.3-52.3 12 16.7 9.1-28.6
New Hanover 67 16 20.9 12.7-32.4 7 10.9 4.7-23.0 3 4.9 1.6-14.2 27 41.4 29.2-54.7 14 22.0 12.8-35.2
Onslow 50 9 17.9 8.8-33.1 8 14.8 7.0-28.8 5 6.4 2.5-15.2 17 42.8 27.5-59.6 11 18.0 8.8-33.3
Orange 59 13 16.7 9.1-28.5 10 18.3 9.4-32.5 4 7.7 2.8-19.3 22 39.9 26.7-54.8 10 17.4 9.2-30.5
Pitt 57 4 5.7 2.0-15.0 6 12.2 5.1-26.4 6 11.4 4.8-24.6 25 42.4 29.1-56.9 16 28.2 17.2-42.7
Randolph 52 6 5.3 2.3-11.9 6 20.0 8.0-41.8 3 8.9 2.8-25.3 22 36.4 23.1-52.1 15 29.4 17.4-45.0
Robeson 40 8 23.4 9.3-47.8 6 16.0 6.1-35.8 6 13.2 5.7-27.7 10 16.2 8.0-30.1 10 31.3 14.7-54.6
Rowan 64 7 10.0 4.4-21.1 11 17.9 9.6-30.8 8 21.5 10.6-38.9 22 32.2 20.8-46.2 16 18.4 10.7-29.7
Union 43 10 16.5 7.5-32.3 4 9.3 3.4-23.1 3 5.5 1.7-16.8 22 52.0 33.9-69.6 4 16.7 4.9-44.1
Wake 81 17 20.6 12.3-32.5 4 4.1 1.5-10.7 11 13.5 7.1-24.2 31 36.2 25.8-48.1 18 25.6 16.1-38.1
Wayne 43 6 15.5 6.7-31.7 9 18.9 9.5-34.2 5 17.5 7.3-36.5 13 32.4 18.9-49.7 10 15.7 8.1-28.3
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 480 91 22.3 16.6-29.3 61 11.9 8.0-17.3 52 10.0 6.7-14.7 161 29.4 23.6-36.1 115 26.3 19.6-34.4
Piedmont 941 180 15.9 13.1-19.2 109 12.6 9.6-16.4 86 8.9 6.8-11.6 355 39.9 35.2-44.7 211 22.7 19.1-26.7
Western NC 434 68 14.1 10.9-18.2 53 11.1 8.1-15.2 45 13.2 9.6-17.7 169 39.2 33.8-44.9 99 22.4 17.9-27.6
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 325 51 13.8 10.2-18.5 38 10.0 6.7-14.7 38 15.8 11.3-21.6 129 39.4 33.1-46.2 69 21.0 15.9-27.2
Northwest 416 73 16.6 12.7-21.4 51 14.0 10.0-19.4 35 7.3 5.1-10.5 155 37.0 31.5-43.0 102 25.0 20.0-30.8
Charlotte 222 37 14.6 9.7-21.5 32 20.3 13.1-30.1 18 6.2 3.6-10.5 84 38.6 30.3-47.6 51 20.2 14.6-27.4
Greensboro 241 51 16.9 11.3-24.3 28 9.8 6.2-15.0 18 7.2 4.3-12.0 90 38.3 28.5-49.2 54 27.8 19.4-38.1
Southern Regional 137 23 16.3 8.6-28.6 15 9.7 4.5-19.6 24 17.1 9.5-28.8 40 35.6 23.5-49.9 35 21.3 13.2-32.4
Coastal 86 19 16.2 8.5-28.5 10 13.0 5.8-26.7 4 6.6 1.8-21.6 34 39.3 25.7-54.9 19 24.9 13.3-41.8
Wake 206 45 18.7 12.9-26.3 19 9.4 4.2-19.6 24 11.1 6.9-17.6 77 39.1 30.5-48.4 41 21.7 15.2-30.1
Area L 25 9 27.4 12.7-49.4 2 9.3 1.8-36.0 2 5.9 1.3-23.4 4 13.5 4.8-32.5 8 43.9 21.7-68.9
Eastern 197 31 22.5 13.6-34.8 28 11.5 6.3-20.0 20 9.4 4.9-17.1 72 36.7 26.4-48.4 46 20.0 11.9-31.5

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Female reproductive cancer includes cervical cancer, cancer of the uterus, and ovarian cancer.
Male reproductive cancer includes prostate and testicular cancer.
See 2009 questionnaire for other types of cancer listed.

^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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