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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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  Total
Respond.^
1 or more/day 1 or more/week 1 or more/month 1 or more/year Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,378 681 5.1 4.5- 5.7 5,753 44.4 42.8-46.0 3,699 31.2 29.7-32.6 407 3.2 2.6- 3.8 1,838 16.2 15.0-17.5
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 332 17 3.9 2.1- 7.1 147 39.5 31.7-47.8 115 34.9 27.3-43.4 13 5.1 2.5-10.0 40 16.7 8.4-30.5
Buncombe 385 23 7.0 4.3-11.0 221 56.6 50.3-62.7 99 27.8 22.3-34.0 6 1.4 0.6- 3.4 36 7.2 5.0-10.3
Cabarrus 327 16 4.2 2.3- 7.7 150 42.8 35.2-50.8 97 36.2 28.5-44.6 9 2.1 1.0- 4.4 55 14.6 10.6-19.9
Catawba 331 19 4.7 2.8- 7.8 144 40.1 33.4-47.3 110 36.5 29.1-44.5 12 2.8 1.5- 5.1 46 15.9 11.3-22.0
Cumberland 355 20 4.6 2.5- 8.3 140 39.1 32.7-46.0 114 35.8 29.4-42.7 15 2.5 1.4- 4.5 66 18.0 13.2-24.0
Davidson 391 26 7.2 4.4-11.5 170 41.1 34.9-47.6 114 31.7 25.5-38.6 14 4.2 2.1- 8.2 67 15.9 12.0-20.7
Durham 397 27 4.3 2.8- 6.7 191 52.7 45.3-59.9 120 28.2 22.5-34.8 13 1.9 1.0- 3.3 46 12.9 8.8-18.5
Forsyth 360 22 4.9 3.0- 7.7 168 45.5 38.6-52.5 104 31.7 25.5-38.5 14 3.4 1.9- 6.1 52 14.5 10.0-20.7
Gaston 321 18 6.3 3.5-10.9 144 43.5 36.4-50.8 102 34.0 27.2-41.5 16 4.2 2.4- 7.2 41 12.1 8.3-17.2
Guilford 396 28 6.5 3.9-10.7 172 44.0 36.0-52.3 130 32.4 26.2-39.2 13 2.2 1.1- 4.3 53 14.9 10.0-21.7
Iredell 407 15 5.7 2.6-11.9 196 44.1 37.2-51.2 124 33.9 27.7-40.7 10 1.3 0.7- 2.6 62 15.1 10.9-20.5
Johnston 345 17 5.6 3.1- 9.8 151 42.3 35.4-49.5 112 30.2 23.9-37.3 9 2.7 1.0- 7.2 56 19.2 13.0-27.5
Mecklenburg 581 39 6.0 4.2- 8.5 261 40.0 34.9-45.4 200 33.7 28.9-38.9 9 2.0 0.8- 4.8 72 18.2 13.4-24.3
New Hanover 384 19 3.0 1.8- 4.9 178 45.3 37.7-53.1 121 36.9 29.3-45.1 17 3.5 2.0- 5.9 49 11.3 7.2-17.4
Onslow 363 19 3.5 2.0- 6.0 184 49.4 42.8-56.0 102 29.0 23.4-35.3 7 2.9 1.3- 6.4 51 15.1 10.6-21.1
Orange 347 22 6.4 4.1-10.1 191 55.7 49.2-62.0 91 24.8 19.8-30.6 9 3.0 1.4- 5.9 34 10.1 6.8-14.6
Pitt 343 16 4.2 2.3- 7.5 149 36.5 30.2-43.4 105 37.4 30.2-45.3 12 3.5 1.8- 6.6 61 18.4 13.1-25.0
Randolph 330 14 2.3 1.3- 4.1 128 31.1 25.0-37.8 111 34.7 27.8-42.3 18 4.0 2.4- 6.5 59 28.0 20.7-36.7
Robeson 348 17 6.0 3.1-11.1 111 29.1 23.3-35.7 98 27.4 21.8-33.8 23 4.4 2.8- 6.8 99 33.1 26.4-40.7
Rowan 410 26 5.7 3.5- 9.0 197 45.7 39.0-52.6 118 30.9 25.0-37.5 10 4.3 1.3-12.9 59 13.5 9.5-18.8
Union 348 23 7.1 4.0-12.5 182 50.8 43.5-58.1 106 29.4 23.2-36.4 8 1.9 0.9- 3.9 29 10.8 6.8-16.7
Wake 567 33 5.8 3.8- 8.6 294 50.7 44.9-56.5 169 30.8 25.9-36.2 6 0.4 0.2- 1.1 65 12.3 8.5-17.4
Wayne 350 20 5.7 3.3- 9.9 157 45.8 38.6-53.2 90 24.0 18.8-30.1 13 2.1 1.2- 3.8 70 22.3 16.2-29.8
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 3,380 166 4.3 3.4- 5.4 1,433 40.1 36.9-43.4 1,028 33.2 30.0-36.5 130 3.6 2.5- 5.3 623 18.8 16.3-21.5
Piedmont 6,345 375 5.4 4.7- 6.3 2,961 45.3 43.2-47.5 1,945 30.7 28.9-32.5 202 3.1 2.4- 4.0 862 15.4 13.9-17.1
Western NC 2,653 140 5.1 4.0- 6.3 1,359 49.3 46.1-52.5 726 29.1 26.0-32.4 75 2.4 1.8- 3.1 353 14.2 12.1-16.6
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,811 102 5.4 4.2- 7.0 962 52.9 49.7-56.1 477 26.9 24.1-29.8 45 2.0 1.4- 2.8 225 12.8 10.7-15.3
Northwest 2,815 149 4.9 4.0- 6.1 1,305 43.9 40.7-47.1 839 32.4 29.2-35.7 95 3.4 2.5- 4.5 427 15.5 13.4-17.8
Charlotte 1,694 103 5.8 4.5- 7.6 792 43.7 40.0-47.5 535 31.6 28.4-35.1 47 3.2 1.8- 5.5 217 15.6 12.8-19.0
Greensboro 1,534 95 6.6 4.6- 9.2 694 41.4 36.7-46.3 482 30.9 26.9-35.1 58 3.8 2.2- 6.4 205 17.3 13.8-21.5
Southern Regional 1,100 54 5.0 3.4- 7.2 403 40.0 35.0-45.2 350 32.1 27.7-36.8 51 3.3 2.1- 5.2 242 19.6 16.0-23.9
Coastal 530 25 3.3 1.7- 6.2 238 35.0 28.1-42.5 167 40.4 31.4-50.1 25 3.8 2.1- 6.7 75 17.6 11.8-25.4
Wake 1,427 78 4.5 3.3- 6.0 691 49.8 45.7-54.0 432 29.1 25.7-32.8 39 2.3 1.4- 3.8 187 14.3 11.4-17.6
Area L 128 3 1.8 0.5- 6.1 49 37.3 25.3-51.2 44 37.5 25.7-50.9 5 2.2 0.8- 5.7 27 21.2 13.2-32.1
Eastern 1,339 72 4.8 3.2- 7.0 619 44.7 39.3-50.3 373 28.5 24.1-33.4 42 4.3 2.0- 9.1 233 17.6 13.5-22.7

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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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