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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No Don't know/Not Sure
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,541 11,817 93.2 92.0-94.2 387 3.3 2.7- 3.9 337 3.5 2.7- 4.6
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 339 321 95.1 89.2-97.8 9 3.2 1.0-10.1 9 1.7 0.8- 3.4
Buncombe 381 364 96.7 93.8-98.3 13 2.9 1.4- 5.9 4 0.4 0.1- 1.1
Cabarrus 325 304 92.2 85.7-95.9 14 5.7 2.6-11.9 7 2.1 0.6- 6.9
Catawba 350 330 95.4 92.0-97.5 7 1.8 0.6- 5.2 13 2.7 1.4- 5.2
Cumberland 359 344 96.2 93.0-97.9 8 2.2 0.9- 5.2 7 1.7 0.7- 3.7
Davidson 395 384 96.9 93.2-98.7 4 1.7 0.5- 5.3 7 1.4 0.4- 4.2
Durham 398 375 88.7 78.6-94.3 15 7.7 3.0-18.4 8 3.7 1.4- 9.4
Forsyth 363 349 96.2 91.2-98.4 7 1.4 0.6- 3.2 7 2.4 0.6- 8.4
Gaston 326 305 93.8 89.6-96.4 9 2.8 1.2- 6.4 12 3.4 1.7- 6.6
Guilford 402 378 88.1 74.4-95.0 10 2.3 1.0- 4.9 14 9.6 3.3-25.0
Iredell 408 391 95.7 89.9-98.2 9 3.5 1.2- 9.9 8 0.8 0.4- 1.8
Johnston 339 320 95.4 91.5-97.6 10 2.8 1.1- 6.7 9 1.8 0.8- 4.1
Mecklenburg 591 560 94.8 91.6-96.8 19 2.3 1.3- 4.3 12 2.9 1.4- 5.9
New Hanover 392 377 97.4 95.1-98.6 10 1.8 0.9- 3.9 5 0.8 0.3- 2.5
Onslow 366 352 97.9 96.0-98.9 7 1.1 0.5- 2.8 7 1.0 0.4- 2.3
Orange 355 342 96.5 93.6-98.1 7 2.0 0.9- 4.4 6 1.6 0.6- 3.9
Pitt 352 327 93.5 89.5-96.0 14 3.8 1.9- 7.4 11 2.8 1.4- 5.3
Randolph 334 315 95.0 90.7-97.4 15 4.4 2.1- 8.8 4 0.6 0.2- 1.6
Robeson 353 326 92.9 88.1-95.8 11 3.5 1.4- 8.6 16 3.6 2.0- 6.3
Rowan 415 388 95.6 93.1-97.2 14 2.3 1.3- 4.3 13 2.1 1.1- 4.1
Union 349 330 94.8 91.2-96.9 7 2.0 0.8- 4.8 12 3.2 1.7- 6.2
Wake 569 537 90.4 83.7-94.6 21 3.8 2.3- 6.2 11 5.8 2.3-13.7
Wayne 364 327 89.0 82.5-93.3 20 6.1 3.0-11.9 17 4.9 2.3-10.0
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 3,426 3,202 93.8 92.0-95.2 118 3.4 2.4- 4.8 106 2.8 1.9- 4.1
Piedmont 6,421 6,076 92.4 90.7-93.9 184 3.3 2.6- 4.2 161 4.3 3.0- 6.0
Western NC 2,694 2,539 95.2 93.8-96.3 85 2.9 2.0- 4.2 70 1.9 1.4- 2.6
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,839 1,737 95.6 94.0-96.8 58 2.9 1.9- 4.5 44 1.5 1.0- 2.1
Northwest 2,859 2,711 94.6 92.3-96.3 70 2.2 1.5- 3.2 78 3.2 1.8- 5.6
Charlotte 1,709 1,610 94.5 92.8-95.9 52 2.7 1.9- 4.0 47 2.8 1.8- 4.2
Greensboro 1,562 1,480 90.1 84.2-93.9 46 3.9 2.2- 6.8 36 6.0 2.8-12.4
Southern Regional 1,111 1,030 94.2 91.9-95.8 38 2.7 1.7- 4.3 43 3.2 1.9- 5.1
Coastal 539 512 92.2 85.4-96.0 16 4.7 1.8-11.4 11 3.1 1.2- 7.8
Wake 1,423 1,341 90.8 86.8-93.7 50 4.5 2.9- 6.8 32 4.8 2.5- 8.8
Area L 129 120 95.0 89.5-97.6 4 2.5 0.8- 7.8 5 2.5 1.0- 6.4
Eastern 1,370 1,276 93.3 89.5-95.8 53 3.8 2.2- 6.5 41 2.9 1.3- 6.5

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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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