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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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Finacial burden Time for self/family Creates stress Other difficulites No difficulty
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,442 120 8.4 6.6-10.7 184 13.8 11.0-17.1 355 20.9 18.1-23.9 208 17.3 14.0-21.1 575 39.7 35.7-43.8
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 42 1 2.6 0.4-16.1 8 23.9 11.7-42.6 12 24.9 13.6-41.1 5 10.4 4.0-24.5 16 38.2 23.5-55.5
Buncombe 49 4 6.2 2.1-16.8 7 12.0 5.0-26.0 16 30.0 17.9-45.8 10 29.0 15.3-48.1 12 22.8 12.5-37.7
Cabarrus 41 4 7.9 2.6-21.5 6 12.4 4.9-27.9 9 20.3 8.6-40.7 3 4.5 1.1-16.7 19 55.0 31.7-76.3
Catawba 47 3 7.7 2.2-23.4 11 25.7 13.7-43.0 7 15.5 6.4-33.2 7 14.0 6.3-28.1 19 37.1 23.2-53.5
Cumberland 47 6 10.4 4.1-23.8 7 20.2 8.3-41.2 12 24.5 12.5-42.6 7 15.0 6.2-32.2 15 29.9 16.6-47.8
Davidson 52 3 9.1 2.8-25.2 9 18.5 9.2-33.5 10 17.0 8.7-30.4 6 11.2 4.8-23.8 24 44.3 29.7-60.0
Durham 42 7 19.1 8.9-36.1 4 6.5 2.3-17.0 11 27.8 14.7-46.1 4 12.6 4.5-30.4 16 34.1 19.3-52.7
Forsyth 40 1 1.6 0.2-10.7 6 20.2 8.0-42.4 10 19.5 9.9-34.9 7 19.6 8.6-38.7 16 39.1 23.4-57.5
Gaston 38 4 9.3 3.2-23.9 7 20.1 9.0-39.1 4 11.3 3.7-30.2 10 28.9 15.7-47.0 13 30.4 17.4-47.4
Guilford 36 4 11.7 4.3-27.9 4 10.3 3.8-25.3 12 32.8 18.5-51.2 2 9.6 1.7-39.3 14 35.6 20.0-55.0
Iredell 46 4 9.6 3.5-23.9 3 5.5 1.5-18.1 10 22.6 11.4-39.8 5 9.9 4.0-22.5 24 52.4 36.6-67.8
Johnston 41 8 27.2 12.8-48.7 4 6.5 2.1-18.8 10 17.7 8.3-33.7 1 2.7 0.4-17.2 18 45.9 28.8-64.0
Mecklenburg 66 6 7.5 3.1-16.7 6 9.0 3.6-20.4 16 27.2 15.6-43.1 12 31.1 16.2-51.3 26 25.3 15.8-37.9
New Hanover 45 4 17.2 5.5-42.6 7 10.0 4.4-21.4 9 17.8 7.9-35.4 5 8.5 3.3-20.1 20 46.5 29.3-64.6
Onslow 49 2 2.1 0.5- 8.6 5 10.5 3.8-25.6 13 20.7 11.2-35.1 8 16.4 7.6-31.7 21 50.4 33.8-66.8
Orange 31 0 0.0 . - . 4 7.3 2.6-19.0 10 34.4 18.4-55.0 5 19.2 7.8-40.3 12 39.1 21.6-59.9
Pitt 43 2 4.8 1.2-17.7 4 7.4 2.4-20.8 8 12.9 6.0-25.7 3 7.0 2.0-21.7 26 67.9 50.2-81.6
Randolph 42 1 3.1 0.4-19.3 7 14.5 6.0-30.9 17 26.9 14.8-43.9 5 17.7 5.9-42.4 12 37.8 19.3-60.8
Robeson 40 3 6.8 2.0-21.0 6 14.9 5.7-33.7 7 16.8 7.4-33.8 7 17.3 7.6-34.5 17 44.3 26.5-63.6
Rowan 50 7 12.1 5.2-25.8 3 4.2 1.3-12.7 11 14.8 7.8-26.2 8 22.9 10.6-42.6 21 46.0 29.8-63.0
Union 35 2 2.9 0.7-11.5 4 10.8 3.9-26.4 8 15.1 6.9-30.2 8 23.8 11.2-43.5 13 47.4 29.2-66.2
Wake 60 8 16.3 7.5-31.9 8 13.7 6.5-26.6 15 22.8 13.1-36.5 6 8.4 3.4-19.4 23 38.8 24.8-55.0
Wayne 36 3 11.9 3.2-35.6 4 12.3 4.2-30.8 8 24.0 11.9-42.5 10 24.2 12.4-42.0 11 27.6 14.5-46.0
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 409 38 10.9 6.9-16.6 49 12.8 8.7-18.5 90 19.2 14.1-25.7 62 19.2 13.4-26.8 170 37.9 31.0-45.3
Piedmont 714 57 7.6 5.5-10.5 98 15.3 11.2-20.4 170 19.5 16.1-23.5 98 16.5 12.0-22.3 291 41.1 35.5-46.9
Western NC 319 25 7.0 4.1-11.7 37 9.5 6.5-13.8 95 29.9 23.4-37.3 48 16.3 11.5-22.7 114 37.3 29.5-45.8
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 202 16 8.4 4.3-15.8 27 11.3 7.2-17.2 59 28.9 21.8-37.1 30 20.9 13.8-30.4 70 30.6 23.7-38.5
Northwest 361 27 6.2 4.0- 9.4 44 13.1 9.0-18.7 87 22.5 17.5-28.6 52 13.7 9.8-18.8 151 44.5 37.5-51.8
Charlotte 194 17 7.1 3.9-12.7 26 14.0 8.0-23.5 39 18.6 12.4-26.9 35 22.8 14.1-34.6 77 37.4 27.6-48.3
Greensboro 159 7 4.7 2.1-10.3 22 10.0 5.9-16.5 53 26.7 18.3-37.3 18 20.2 8.2-41.6 59 38.3 26.7-51.5
Southern Regional 133 17 14.0 6.9-26.2 18 20.0 9.7-36.6 29 18.3 10.5-30.0 19 12.2 6.4-21.8 50 35.6 23.2-50.2
Coastal 60 4 8.7 2.6-25.4 9 13.3 5.4-29.4 12 16.5 7.6-32.1 10 21.8 8.8-44.5 25 39.7 24.3-57.3
Wake 153 23 14.5 8.7-23.2 19 16.3 8.5-28.8 37 19.1 12.8-27.5 12 8.3 4.2-15.6 62 41.8 30.9-53.5
Area L 17 2 12.2 2.9-39.0 2 9.3 2.2-31.7 3 19.8 5.4-51.5 4 29.2 10.0-60.6 6 29.5 12.2-55.7
Eastern 163 7 2.3 0.9- 5.5 17 11.7 5.5-23.4 36 17.0 10.2-26.9 28 20.9 11.8-34.4 75 48.1 35.4-61.1

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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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