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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 12,611 5,217 37.0 35.6-38.5 5,490 46.1 44.5-47.7 1,394 12.8 11.7-14.0 130 1.1 0.8- 1.5 380 3.0 2.6- 3.6
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 340 136 40.5 31.3-50.5 139 42.5 34.0-51.4 42 12.5 8.5-18.1 3 0.7 0.2- 2.5 20 3.8 2.2- 6.3
Buncombe 386 196 50.0 43.7-56.2 154 42.6 36.5-48.9 28 6.3 4.0- 9.7 3 0.3 0.1- 1.1 5 0.8 0.3- 2.2
Cabarrus 327 131 38.5 30.9-46.8 139 43.2 35.6-51.2 41 12.3 8.3-17.9 5 1.5 0.5- 4.0 11 4.5 2.0- 9.8
Catawba 347 149 35.9 29.6-42.6 147 47.3 40.0-54.7 38 12.9 8.8-18.4 2 0.5 0.1- 2.0 11 3.4 1.7- 6.8
Cumberland 365 158 45.7 39.0-52.6 141 35.6 29.6-42.0 52 14.6 10.6-19.9 4 1.2 0.3- 4.5 10 2.9 1.3- 6.3
Davidson 394 151 35.6 29.7-42.1 164 45.2 38.7-51.9 56 15.3 11.2-20.4 5 1.2 0.5- 3.1 18 2.7 1.6- 4.6
Durham 405 196 43.3 36.4-50.5 165 45.9 38.5-53.4 31 8.6 5.3-13.7 5 0.8 0.3- 2.4 8 1.4 0.6- 3.1
Forsyth 365 171 41.5 35.0-48.4 143 41.5 34.8-48.5 35 11.5 7.3-17.5 5 1.0 0.4- 2.4 11 4.6 2.0-10.1
Gaston 327 117 27.2 21.9-33.1 154 55.1 48.0-62.0 41 13.7 9.5-19.3 3 1.1 0.3- 3.9 12 2.9 1.5- 5.6
Guilford 406 157 34.8 28.3-41.9 200 54.8 47.3-62.2 32 5.2 3.4- 7.7 5 1.3 0.4- 4.1 12 3.9 1.8- 8.0
Iredell 412 186 40.0 33.3-47.0 177 46.6 39.8-53.5 38 11.0 7.4-16.2 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8 10 2.3 1.2- 4.5
Johnston 352 119 36.3 29.1-44.2 170 46.8 39.7-54.0 53 13.3 9.4-18.3 2 0.5 0.1- 2.0 8 3.2 1.1- 9.0
Mecklenburg 595 273 39.8 34.8-45.0 243 41.9 36.6-47.3 55 13.3 9.3-18.7 6 1.5 0.6- 3.9 18 3.5 1.9- 6.5
New Hanover 393 172 33.0 26.9-39.8 163 49.3 41.5-57.1 38 13.5 8.2-21.3 4 1.7 0.4- 7.7 16 2.5 1.3- 4.6
Onslow 372 140 32.1 26.5-38.3 171 52.3 45.8-58.7 44 12.3 8.9-16.8 4 1.0 0.3- 3.3 13 2.3 1.2- 4.2
Orange 356 188 50.6 44.1-57.0 128 38.6 32.3-45.3 29 7.9 5.2-11.8 2 0.3 0.1- 1.3 9 2.7 1.3- 5.5
Pitt 348 126 29.6 23.9-36.0 159 47.2 40.0-54.6 48 16.5 11.4-23.2 3 0.7 0.2- 2.1 12 6.0 1.9-17.2
Randolph 338 126 30.6 24.6-37.4 166 50.9 43.3-58.4 34 14.4 9.1-22.1 5 1.4 0.6- 3.6 7 2.6 1.1- 5.9
Robeson 353 108 28.7 22.8-35.3 175 51.2 44.1-58.2 52 15.8 10.7-22.6 9 2.0 1.0- 4.0 9 2.4 1.1- 5.2
Rowan 415 150 28.6 23.5-34.2 200 51.4 44.5-58.2 50 15.6 10.4-23.0 3 0.4 0.1- 1.4 12 3.9 1.6- 9.3
Union 350 151 40.5 33.8-47.6 161 50.2 42.9-57.4 30 7.8 5.1-11.9 2 0.3 0.1- 1.2 6 1.2 0.5- 2.9
Wake 578 272 45.5 39.9-51.2 240 45.6 39.8-51.5 47 6.5 4.5- 9.3 3 0.3 0.1- 0.9 16 2.1 1.2- 3.6
Wayne 364 127 29.9 24.3-36.2 167 48.2 41.1-55.5 53 15.7 11.3-21.4 3 0.3 0.1- 0.9 14 5.9 2.6-13.1
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 3,455 1,289 33.3 30.4-36.2 1,551 45.7 42.5-49.1 458 15.9 13.4-18.7 39 1.2 0.7- 2.0 118 4.0 3.0- 5.3
Piedmont 6,463 2,754 38.1 36.2-40.1 2,790 46.5 44.4-48.6 663 11.5 10.2-12.9 62 1.1 0.7- 1.8 194 2.9 2.3- 3.5
Western NC 2,693 1,174 40.0 37.1-43.1 1,149 44.9 41.7-48.1 273 12.2 9.7-15.2 29 1.0 0.6- 1.7 68 1.9 1.4- 2.5
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,846 842 43.1 40.0-46.3 774 45.3 42.2-48.5 170 9.4 7.8-11.4 16 0.7 0.3- 1.3 44 1.5 1.1- 2.1
Northwest 2,856 1,172 36.5 33.7-39.4 1,234 45.0 41.8-48.3 333 14.4 12.0-17.3 30 1.0 0.6- 1.6 87 3.0 2.2- 4.3
Charlotte 1,715 715 36.0 32.6-39.5 747 44.6 40.9-48.4 184 14.3 11.5-17.6 19 2.1 0.9- 4.7 50 3.0 2.0- 4.6
Greensboro 1,576 668 37.8 33.4-42.4 695 48.6 43.9-53.3 147 9.4 7.0-12.5 15 0.8 0.4- 1.8 51 3.4 2.1- 5.2
Southern Regional 1,120 408 37.6 32.8-42.7 506 42.8 38.0-47.7 155 14.1 11.1-17.9 17 1.6 0.7- 3.5 34 3.9 2.3- 6.4
Coastal 543 228 28.2 22.3-35.0 232 53.3 44.9-61.5 55 12.8 8.6-18.6 5 1.7 0.5- 6.1 23 4.0 2.0- 7.8
Wake 1,453 626 41.1 37.3-45.1 631 46.9 42.7-51.1 147 9.3 7.2-11.8 13 0.6 0.3- 1.0 36 2.2 1.4- 3.3
Area L 131 48 30.0 21.0-40.9 55 42.5 30.1-55.9 17 19.4 10.1-34.1 2 1.2 0.3- 4.8 9 6.9 3.3-13.9
Eastern 1,371 510 32.3 27.6-37.3 616 47.1 41.7-52.6 186 17.2 13.0-22.5 13 0.5 0.2- 0.9 46 2.9 1.8- 4.9

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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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