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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 13,246 2,271 19.2 17.8-20.5 4,022 32.2 30.8-33.7 4,195 30.5 29.2-32.0 1,835 13.3 12.1-14.6 923 4.8 4.3- 5.3
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 352 49 17.2 11.0-25.9 110 34.1 25.4-44.0 124 34.7 27.3-43.0 48 10.5 7.3-14.9 21 3.4 2.1- 5.5
Buncombe 398 90 24.8 19.6-30.8 144 38.9 33.0-45.2 106 25.0 20.0-30.7 39 7.6 5.3-10.8 19 3.7 2.2- 6.3
Cabarrus 350 60 15.5 11.4-20.8 113 34.0 27.1-41.6 109 34.7 27.3-42.8 50 11.9 8.3-16.9 18 3.9 2.3- 6.6
Catawba 364 58 18.9 14.0-25.1 94 26.9 21.4-33.2 130 36.2 29.2-43.8 50 11.1 8.0-15.2 32 6.8 4.6- 9.8
Cumberland 382 61 21.2 15.8-27.9 100 29.1 23.4-35.6 130 31.2 25.5-37.5 64 12.7 9.5-16.7 27 5.8 3.6- 9.2
Davidson 412 58 14.0 10.1-18.9 121 32.8 27.1-39.1 137 31.5 26.1-37.5 63 16.5 11.7-22.6 33 5.3 3.6- 7.7
Durham 415 90 21.1 16.1-27.2 132 32.7 26.6-39.5 134 30.2 24.1-37.0 44 13.6 7.9-22.3 15 2.4 1.1- 5.2
Forsyth 383 88 22.9 17.8-29.0 129 34.5 28.3-41.2 103 25.7 20.3-32.1 45 13.0 9.0-18.5 18 3.8 2.2- 6.6
Gaston 350 50 16.1 11.2-22.5 94 30.0 23.9-37.0 118 31.0 25.3-37.3 65 18.3 13.3-24.6 23 4.7 2.8- 7.8
Guilford 428 79 24.2 16.7-33.6 144 33.3 27.1-40.1 130 29.8 23.7-36.8 46 8.0 5.6-11.5 29 4.7 3.0- 7.3
Iredell 438 72 18.6 14.2-24.1 152 37.6 31.4-44.1 132 30.3 23.8-37.6 53 8.8 6.0-12.7 29 4.8 3.1- 7.3
Johnston 371 63 16.2 12.1-21.4 126 36.3 29.6-43.4 89 29.9 23.0-37.9 64 14.1 9.1-21.2 29 3.5 2.3- 5.3
Mecklenburg 615 139 22.1 18.3-26.5 200 32.5 27.8-37.6 188 29.3 24.8-34.3 62 12.2 8.3-17.5 26 3.8 2.1- 6.8
New Hanover 412 82 20.1 14.9-26.5 125 32.4 25.7-39.8 132 32.5 25.4-40.5 46 8.5 5.9-12.2 27 6.6 3.6-11.6
Onslow 386 77 24.4 18.9-30.8 122 35.3 29.3-41.9 118 25.5 20.8-30.9 45 10.5 7.5-14.7 24 4.2 2.7- 6.7
Orange 366 106 27.9 22.6-33.8 108 32.3 26.2-39.0 103 27.0 21.8-32.9 35 9.9 6.6-14.8 14 2.9 1.6- 5.3
Pitt 372 57 18.1 12.9-24.9 128 36.5 29.7-43.9 124 30.6 24.9-37.0 47 11.1 7.7-15.8 16 3.6 2.0- 6.6
Randolph 356 59 18.2 13.0-24.9 112 30.0 23.8-37.1 109 31.8 25.1-39.3 50 15.2 10.7-21.2 26 4.8 3.0- 7.4
Robeson 372 29 9.0 5.6-14.3 97 31.8 25.3-39.0 140 38.0 31.7-44.9 69 12.9 9.8-17.0 37 8.2 5.5-12.1
Rowan 437 48 11.1 8.0-15.3 146 35.6 29.4-42.3 142 30.9 25.3-37.1 61 16.2 11.0-23.4 40 6.2 4.3- 8.8
Union 369 80 23.6 17.6-30.9 132 34.8 28.7-41.4 98 26.4 20.6-33.1 43 11.4 7.4-17.0 16 3.8 1.9- 7.6
Wake 603 120 20.3 16.0-25.5 208 36.1 31.0-41.4 194 31.9 27.0-37.2 58 9.7 6.3-14.8 23 2.0 1.3- 3.1
Wayne 386 49 16.6 11.6-23.3 92 27.8 21.8-34.7 149 35.9 29.4-42.9 66 14.7 10.3-20.6 30 5.0 3.2- 7.5
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 3,658 558 18.6 15.8-21.8 1,063 30.3 27.6-33.1 1,199 30.3 27.7-33.1 571 15.4 12.8-18.5 267 5.4 4.4- 6.6
Piedmont 6,766 1,240 19.4 17.7-21.2 2,171 33.4 31.6-35.4 2,113 30.5 28.6-32.4 849 12.6 11.2-14.2 393 4.1 3.4- 4.8
Western NC 2,822 473 19.3 16.7-22.1 788 31.0 28.3-33.9 883 31.3 28.4-34.3 415 11.7 10.2-13.3 263 6.8 5.6- 8.2
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,923 345 20.6 18.0-23.4 536 31.0 28.2-33.9 588 30.2 27.4-33.1 269 11.6 9.9-13.6 185 6.6 5.5- 8.0
Northwest 3,013 469 17.9 15.5-20.6 913 32.6 29.8-35.5 960 30.2 27.4-33.1 436 13.9 11.7-16.3 235 5.5 4.5- 6.6
Charlotte 1,803 343 20.1 17.1-23.5 591 33.7 30.3-37.3 549 29.8 26.4-33.4 234 12.5 10.1-15.3 86 3.9 2.7- 5.5
Greensboro 1,643 321 20.9 17.0-25.5 525 32.3 28.4-36.5 506 30.5 26.5-34.8 196 12.0 9.3-15.4 95 4.3 3.2- 5.8
Southern Regional 1,188 156 18.2 14.1-23.2 316 31.3 27.0-35.9 401 30.3 26.3-34.5 213 13.6 10.8-16.8 102 6.7 4.7- 9.5
Coastal 573 102 16.6 10.2-25.8 172 27.9 21.8-35.0 195 35.4 27.9-43.7 65 12.6 5.9-24.9 39 7.5 4.2-13.1
Wake 1,512 290 18.6 15.7-21.9 497 33.9 30.3-37.7 461 32.5 28.7-36.5 186 12.2 9.5-15.5 78 2.9 2.1- 3.9
Area L 142 18 20.9 10.8-36.7 37 25.0 17.0-35.1 51 31.2 22.1-42.1 23 15.9 8.2-28.6 13 7.0 3.8-12.5
Eastern 1,449 227 18.8 14.8-23.4 435 32.7 28.0-37.8 484 27.1 23.2-31.4 213 17.8 13.3-23.5 90 3.6 2.6- 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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