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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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  Total
Respond.^
Last 12 months 1 or more years ago Don't know Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,616 1,299 77.3 72.5-81.4 119 9.2 7.2-11.7 163 9.4 7.3-11.9 35 4.2 1.5-10.8
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 54 43 79.1 63.9-89.0 4 10.2 3.6-25.6 5 8.7 3.4-20.6 2 2.0 0.5- 8.4
Buncombe 31 24 71.4 49.1-86.6 2 9.8 2.4-32.0 4 17.3 5.9-41.1 1 1.5 0.2-10.4
Cabarrus 44 38 89.6 75.7-96.0 2 5.3 1.2-20.8 4 5.1 1.8-14.1 0 0.0 . - .
Catawba 36 29 86.7 72.8-94.1 2 5.3 1.3-19.3 5 8.0 3.1-19.2 0 0.0 . - .
Cumberland 70 55 69.5 52.6-82.4 7 19.1 8.1-38.9 7 8.2 3.6-17.3 1 3.2 0.5-19.4
Davidson 60 52 86.9 73.0-94.2 2 1.9 0.5- 7.4 4 9.4 3.2-24.6 2 1.8 0.4- 7.6
Durham 52 46 84.6 65.6-94.1 2 9.1 2.0-32.3 4 6.3 2.2-17.0 0 0.0 . - .
Forsyth 39 36 89.8 71.7-96.9 1 2.7 0.4-16.9 2 7.5 1.8-26.7 0 0.0 . - .
Gaston 45 39 81.9 56.4-94.1 3 13.9 3.3-43.5 2 2.3 0.6- 9.1 1 1.9 0.3-12.3
Guilford 60 45 78.9 65.8-87.9 4 6.4 2.1-18.2 11 14.7 7.7-26.3 0 0.0 . - .
Iredell 43 33 75.7 58.3-87.4 2 3.7 0.8-15.5 7 18.7 8.4-36.6 1 1.9 0.3-12.6
Johnston 44 37 82.0 65.8-91.5 3 8.7 2.7-24.7 4 9.3 3.3-23.3 0 0.0 . - .
Mecklenburg 54 41 79.1 64.3-88.9 7 13.8 5.9-28.9 5 6.3 2.3-15.9 1 0.8 0.1- 5.8
New Hanover 68 59 84.1 69.6-92.4 5 10.8 4.0-26.3 3 4.3 1.3-12.9 1 0.8 0.1- 5.5
Onslow 50 41 84.5 71.0-92.4 2 4.9 1.1-18.7 5 8.9 3.5-20.8 2 1.6 0.4- 6.6
Orange 22 19 80.5 52.4-93.9 3 19.5 6.1-47.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Pitt 35 29 83.4 65.6-93.0 2 7.8 1.8-27.8 4 8.8 3.2-22.4 0 0.0 . - .
Randolph 35 27 80.4 61.1-91.4 5 10.9 3.8-27.5 3 8.7 2.5-26.5 0 0.0 . - .
Robeson 57 45 69.8 51.3-83.5 2 6.4 1.6-22.6 8 22.1 10.1-41.9 2 1.7 0.4- 6.7
Rowan 64 52 75.6 58.0-87.5 4 13.8 4.5-35.2 8 10.6 4.9-21.3 0 0.0 . - .
Union 30 26 94.3 84.1-98.1 0 0.0 . - . 4 5.7 1.9-15.9 0 0.0 . - .
Wake 41 32 72.9 53.7-86.2 6 18.5 7.8-38.0 2 7.2 1.7-26.3 1 1.4 0.2- 9.5
Wayne 66 55 82.4 68.0-91.2 3 6.4 1.8-20.8 7 7.9 3.3-17.6 1 3.3 0.5-20.0
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 533 430 73.5 62.4-82.3 35 8.0 4.9-12.7 57 11.3 7.2-17.3 11 7.3 1.6-27.2
Piedmont 745 611 81.8 77.5-85.5 52 9.3 6.5-13.1 72 7.6 5.5-10.3 10 1.3 0.5- 3.2
Western NC 338 258 69.7 62.3-76.2 32 12.4 8.2-18.4 34 11.0 7.3-16.4 14 6.9 3.3-13.6
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 223 176 73.6 65.0-80.6 17 9.4 5.4-15.9 21 12.0 7.0-19.8 9 5.0 2.4-10.1
Northwest 368 294 79.3 73.0-84.5 26 8.3 5.1-13.2 40 9.1 6.2-13.2 8 3.3 1.1- 9.2
Charlotte 191 156 82.3 73.7-88.6 12 7.4 3.7-14.3 19 7.0 3.6-12.9 4 3.3 1.0-10.6
Greensboro 187 147 81.1 72.7-87.3 18 8.3 4.6-14.5 20 10.3 5.9-17.5 2 0.3 0.1- 1.3
Southern Regional 181 141 73.4 61.6-82.5 14 15.3 7.6-28.2 21 8.9 5.1-15.0 5 2.5 0.8- 7.8
Coastal 91 73 68.2 49.7-82.3 9 15.0 6.3-31.9 8 16.4 6.2-37.0 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3
Wake 155 131 80.1 69.7-87.6 13 14.1 7.6-24.6 10 5.3 2.3-11.6 1 0.5 0.1- 3.6
Area L 21 15 69.5 41.6-87.9 2 2.9 0.6-13.3 4 27.7 10.0-56.9 0 0.0 . - .
Eastern 199 166 75.0 48.1-90.7 8 3.2 1.1- 8.8 20 5.6 2.5-12.3 5 16.1 3.2-52.6

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*Asked of all respondents with doctor-diagnosed diabetes

^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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