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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 12,657 1,786 12.5 11.6-13.5 8,353 66.6 65.1-68.1 1,784 14.5 13.5-15.6 107 0.9 0.7- 1.2 627 5.4 4.6- 6.4
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 343 46 12.4 8.1-18.5 229 69.6 61.8-76.4 50 12.2 8.5-17.2 2 0.5 0.1- 1.9 16 5.3 2.7-10.2
Buncombe 389 67 17.1 12.8-22.6 267 67.4 60.9-73.2 37 12.1 8.2-17.6 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6 17 3.3 1.7- 6.3
Cabarrus 328 44 11.6 8.0-16.4 224 63.4 54.8-71.2 44 19.8 12.9-29.1 2 0.3 0.1- 1.1 14 5.0 2.3-10.9
Catawba 348 52 12.1 8.8-16.4 230 67.9 61.4-73.9 47 16.0 11.5-21.9 4 0.5 0.2- 1.2 15 3.5 1.8- 6.4
Cumberland 366 55 14.2 10.3-19.3 229 65.0 58.4-71.1 64 16.6 12.1-22.3 6 1.6 0.5- 4.5 12 2.6 1.2- 5.7
Davidson 398 46 10.4 7.3-14.6 258 68.4 62.4-73.9 71 16.2 12.3-21.0 2 0.5 0.1- 2.0 21 4.5 2.5- 8.1
Durham 406 84 17.2 12.9-22.5 256 61.9 54.1-69.2 44 13.9 8.1-22.9 2 0.7 0.2- 2.9 20 6.2 3.4-11.1
Forsyth 368 61 18.3 13.4-24.4 252 64.5 57.4-71.0 39 11.1 7.7-15.7 5 1.1 0.4- 2.8 11 5.1 2.0-12.3
Gaston 329 33 11.6 7.3-18.0 229 68.6 61.5-75.0 46 14.7 10.3-20.5 3 0.6 0.2- 2.0 18 4.5 2.6- 7.7
Guilford 403 49 9.2 6.6-12.9 288 73.7 66.8-79.5 48 11.5 7.9-16.5 2 0.7 0.2- 3.0 16 4.9 2.0-11.5
Iredell 417 61 12.5 9.3-16.7 283 69.0 62.6-74.7 49 11.7 8.2-16.6 4 0.9 0.3- 2.5 20 5.9 3.1-10.8
Johnston 353 32 7.7 4.9-11.9 241 70.1 63.4-76.1 60 15.4 11.3-20.7 3 0.8 0.2- 2.7 17 5.9 3.0-11.3
Mecklenburg 594 105 14.4 11.5-17.9 397 66.8 61.6-71.6 68 13.3 10.0-17.5 3 0.4 0.1- 1.4 21 5.1 2.8- 8.9
New Hanover 394 80 15.9 11.4-21.7 243 62.1 53.8-69.7 51 18.5 12.0-27.4 2 1.1 0.2- 6.4 18 2.5 1.4- 4.3
Onslow 365 64 16.7 12.5-21.9 219 59.3 52.9-65.5 63 19.1 14.4-24.8 2 0.8 0.1- 3.9 17 4.1 2.3- 7.2
Orange 351 78 22.2 17.3-28.1 219 60.8 54.1-67.2 39 11.8 7.5-18.1 3 0.8 0.2- 2.9 12 4.3 2.1- 8.6
Pitt 351 28 5.4 3.5- 8.2 250 67.7 59.6-75.0 53 22.7 15.7-31.7 3 0.6 0.2- 1.8 17 3.6 2.0- 6.2
Randolph 336 25 6.8 3.8-12.1 223 66.2 58.4-73.2 66 19.6 14.0-26.7 4 0.7 0.2- 1.8 18 6.7 3.5-12.5
Robeson 351 32 7.9 5.2-11.8 201 55.7 48.5-62.7 80 25.0 19.2-31.9 8 1.2 0.6- 2.6 30 10.1 5.9-16.8
Rowan 418 54 11.0 7.9-15.0 277 65.8 58.7-72.3 56 14.2 9.2-21.2 2 0.4 0.1- 2.0 29 8.6 5.0-14.2
Union 352 50 16.1 11.4-22.3 255 68.4 61.0-75.1 35 10.0 5.9-16.3 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2 11 5.3 2.7-10.1
Wake 583 92 15.0 11.6-19.2 408 70.0 64.3-75.2 61 10.1 7.4-13.6 4 0.5 0.2- 1.4 18 4.4 1.8-10.6
Wayne 365 43 10.2 7.0-14.4 235 60.6 53.1-67.7 60 19.6 14.1-26.5 3 1.1 0.3- 3.7 24 8.6 4.5-15.6
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 3,466 439 11.1 9.4-13.1 2,216 65.1 62.0-68.1 587 17.8 15.5-20.2 36 1.0 0.6- 1.7 188 5.0 3.6- 7.0
Piedmont 6,483 937 12.8 11.6-14.1 4,369 67.9 66.0-69.8 838 13.3 12.0-14.8 51 0.9 0.6- 1.3 288 5.1 4.1- 6.2
Western NC 2,708 410 14.3 12.5-16.4 1,768 64.0 60.6-67.2 359 13.1 11.3-15.0 20 0.7 0.3- 1.5 151 7.9 5.4-11.6
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,856 295 15.7 13.4-18.3 1,201 64.7 61.5-67.8 241 13.2 11.1-15.7 8 0.2 0.1- 0.5 111 6.1 4.6- 8.0
Northwest 2,877 394 12.2 10.6-14.0 1,917 65.5 62.2-68.7 395 14.1 11.9-16.5 31 1.0 0.6- 1.7 140 7.2 4.9-10.4
Charlotte 1,720 245 13.4 11.2-16.0 1,179 66.5 62.9-69.9 211 13.9 11.5-16.7 11 1.1 0.5- 2.6 74 5.1 3.6- 7.1
Greensboro 1,566 216 10.9 8.8-13.5 1,056 71.8 67.8-75.5 215 11.6 9.4-14.2 11 0.5 0.2- 1.2 68 5.2 3.3- 8.1
Southern Regional 1,124 137 14.2 10.5-18.9 685 61.0 55.9-65.9 218 19.1 15.5-23.4 18 1.3 0.6- 2.8 66 4.4 3.0- 6.3
Coastal 546 100 12.4 9.0-16.9 340 66.7 59.3-73.4 75 16.8 12.0-23.1 4 0.9 0.3- 2.7 27 3.1 1.6- 6.1
Wake 1,462 220 13.5 11.1-16.2 981 67.6 63.6-71.4 187 12.9 10.4-16.0 13 1.0 0.5- 2.1 61 5.0 3.0- 8.0
Area L 131 6 3.7 1.5- 9.0 98 76.0 65.2-84.3 20 15.7 9.3-25.4 0 0.0 . - . 7 4.5 1.5-12.9
Eastern 1,375 173 10.8 8.4-13.8 896 64.2 58.7-69.4 222 18.0 14.1-22.5 11 1.0 0.4- 2.6 73 6.0 3.1-11.3

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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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