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  Total
Respond.^
Within the past year (<12 months) Within the past 2 years Within the past 5 years 5 or more years ago Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 13,066 9,950 70.8 69.3-72.3 1,443 12.7 11.7-13.9 809 7.6 6.8- 8.5 767 7.6 6.7- 8.7 97 1.2 0.8- 1.9
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 350 283 71.2 60.3-80.0 38 11.8 7.6-18.1 10 3.5 1.7- 7.0 18 12.6 5.4-26.7 1 0.9 0.1- 6.2
Buncombe 395 306 72.7 66.3-78.2 44 12.4 8.7-17.5 22 6.3 3.8-10.3 22 8.5 5.0-13.8 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3
Cabarrus 344 263 69.1 61.3-76.0 40 14.8 9.6-22.1 23 8.7 5.4-13.8 17 7.2 3.9-12.8 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3
Catawba 359 272 68.7 60.6-75.8 39 15.4 9.4-24.2 29 10.9 7.1-16.3 16 3.5 2.1- 5.9 3 1.5 0.4- 5.9
Cumberland 378 312 78.9 72.5-84.2 27 9.5 5.6-15.6 26 7.8 5.0-11.9 12 3.5 1.8- 6.7 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3
Davidson 405 296 67.4 60.6-73.5 41 11.7 7.8-17.1 28 10.9 6.8-16.9 33 8.7 5.7-13.0 7 1.4 0.6- 3.4
Durham 411 328 73.9 66.8-80.0 38 10.6 7.0-15.9 18 6.5 3.5-11.6 24 7.7 4.4-13.1 3 1.2 0.2- 6.1
Forsyth 379 300 78.5 72.9-83.3 42 11.3 7.8-16.0 13 4.2 2.3- 7.6 23 6.0 3.7- 9.5 1 0.0 0.0- 0.3
Gaston 339 251 70.6 63.4-76.9 37 13.9 8.9-21.1 23 8.4 5.3-13.1 26 6.8 4.4-10.2 2 0.3 0.1- 1.2
Guilford 421 325 67.9 58.6-76.0 49 11.6 8.2-16.1 18 6.5 3.7-11.3 26 13.1 6.2-25.7 3 0.8 0.3- 2.6
Iredell 434 338 71.6 64.9-77.4 52 14.7 10.6-20.0 23 6.4 3.8-10.6 20 6.3 3.3-11.6 1 1.0 0.1- 7.0
Johnston 366 274 63.6 55.1-71.3 46 20.3 13.2-29.8 21 8.2 4.8-13.7 20 5.1 3.0- 8.6 5 2.7 1.1- 6.9
Mecklenburg 609 439 66.7 61.2-71.7 78 17.8 13.7-22.9 43 6.7 4.6- 9.7 42 7.4 5.0-10.8 7 1.4 0.6- 3.4
New Hanover 410 332 73.1 64.7-80.1 42 13.4 8.6-20.3 17 5.9 2.8-12.0 17 7.4 3.5-14.7 2 0.3 0.1- 1.1
Onslow 386 294 75.8 70.0-80.7 44 10.3 7.3-14.3 26 8.5 5.4-13.3 20 5.0 3.0- 8.3 2 0.4 0.1- 2.1
Orange 364 277 72.5 66.3-78.0 42 12.4 8.7-17.2 19 6.7 3.9-11.5 25 7.5 4.9-11.4 1 0.9 0.1- 6.0
Pitt 368 281 73.6 67.0-79.2 41 11.1 7.9-15.3 25 6.5 4.2-10.0 19 8.3 4.6-14.5 2 0.5 0.1- 2.3
Randolph 350 272 71.8 64.5-78.1 32 12.0 7.8-17.9 16 3.7 2.2- 6.3 24 9.3 5.5-15.2 6 3.2 1.2- 7.9
Robeson 371 276 66.3 59.1-72.8 43 14.0 9.8-19.7 31 11.5 7.3-17.7 17 5.8 3.2-10.2 4 2.4 0.6- 8.7
Rowan 434 331 70.6 63.5-76.8 46 12.3 8.6-17.4 31 10.7 6.4-17.3 23 5.7 3.0-10.5 3 0.7 0.2- 2.5
Union 364 268 68.3 60.2-75.3 51 15.4 9.9-23.0 25 9.6 5.5-16.2 13 3.5 1.7- 7.0 7 3.2 1.3- 7.5
Wake 598 449 67.9 62.1-73.2 77 14.2 10.7-18.7 43 10.4 7.4-14.6 25 4.3 2.7- 6.8 4 3.1 0.9-10.5
Wayne 377 280 67.7 60.3-74.3 39 13.8 9.2-20.3 33 11.9 7.7-18.1 21 5.0 3.1- 8.0 4 1.6 0.5- 5.0
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 3,622 2,808 73.4 70.4-76.1 375 10.6 8.9-12.5 233 7.5 6.2- 9.1 181 7.8 5.9-10.2 25 0.7 0.4- 1.3
Piedmont 6,672 5,086 70.2 68.2-72.2 754 13.4 11.9-14.9 393 7.7 6.6- 8.9 385 7.2 6.0- 8.5 54 1.6 0.9- 2.7
Western NC 2,772 2,056 67.6 64.4-70.7 314 14.6 12.0-17.6 183 7.5 6.2- 9.1 201 9.3 7.6-11.4 18 0.9 0.5- 1.7
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,890 1,392 67.6 64.4-70.7 220 14.8 12.4-17.5 128 7.9 6.4- 9.8 134 8.5 6.7-10.7 16 1.2 0.6- 2.4
Northwest 2,972 2,265 71.7 68.8-74.5 319 12.8 10.6-15.4 185 7.8 6.3- 9.5 186 7.1 5.7- 8.7 17 0.6 0.3- 1.1
Charlotte 1,772 1,309 67.3 63.3-71.1 219 16.1 13.0-19.8 120 7.9 6.0-10.5 107 7.6 5.7- 9.9 17 1.1 0.6- 2.0
Greensboro 1,619 1,266 71.6 66.5-76.2 175 11.5 8.9-14.7 71 5.4 3.9- 7.6 95 9.2 5.8-14.3 12 2.3 0.7- 6.6
Southern Regional 1,178 910 74.7 70.5-78.6 127 11.9 9.1-15.5 77 6.2 4.6- 8.3 54 6.0 4.1- 8.7 10 1.1 0.5- 2.7
Coastal 569 456 76.0 68.8-82.0 58 11.1 7.2-16.8 25 6.7 3.8-11.4 28 6.1 3.6-10.0 2 0.1 0.0- 0.4
Wake 1,493 1,138 68.9 64.9-72.7 170 13.2 10.7-16.2 91 9.3 7.1-12.1 80 6.2 4.6- 8.4 14 2.3 0.9- 5.7
Area L 141 114 75.6 64.4-84.1 8 5.5 2.5-11.9 10 6.5 3.2-13.1 9 12.3 6.0-23.5 0 0.0 . - .
Eastern 1,432 1,100 71.9 66.4-76.8 147 10.1 7.6-13.4 102 8.4 6.1-11.5 74 8.9 5.3-14.6 9 0.6 0.2- 1.7

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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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