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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 12,536 11,203 85.4 83.9-86.8 711 8.1 7.1- 9.2 622 6.5 5.5- 7.7
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 339 297 86.1 78.1-91.5 23 9.2 4.5-17.7 19 4.7 2.7- 8.1
Buncombe 381 348 90.1 84.8-93.6 21 6.2 3.6-10.4 12 3.8 1.7- 8.4
Cabarrus 325 283 81.4 72.3-87.9 29 13.6 7.9-22.5 13 5.0 2.2-11.1
Catawba 350 304 83.0 73.8-89.5 24 10.5 5.0-20.8 22 6.5 3.7-11.0
Cumberland 359 323 88.9 83.3-92.8 23 6.7 4.0-10.9 13 4.4 1.9- 9.7
Davidson 395 364 87.8 80.6-92.6 14 4.5 2.2- 8.9 17 7.7 3.8-15.0
Durham 398 343 75.3 66.2-82.6 29 15.6 9.2-25.4 26 9.0 5.4-14.7
Forsyth 361 327 88.3 81.3-92.9 17 5.7 2.6-12.0 17 6.0 3.0-11.7
Gaston 326 296 92.3 87.9-95.1 16 4.0 2.1- 7.7 14 3.7 1.9- 7.1
Guilford 401 362 82.9 75.5-88.4 21 11.4 6.6-18.8 18 5.8 3.2-10.2
Iredell 408 378 90.9 84.3-94.9 17 5.6 2.4-12.6 13 3.5 1.8- 7.0
Johnston 339 306 88.4 82.3-92.5 19 8.2 4.6-14.0 14 3.5 1.7- 6.9
Mecklenburg 591 507 80.2 74.7-84.8 53 14.1 10.0-19.4 31 5.7 3.6- 9.1
New Hanover 392 361 91.4 85.9-94.9 16 3.5 1.8- 6.5 15 5.1 2.4-10.6
Onslow 365 331 89.7 84.5-93.3 18 5.8 3.1-10.6 16 4.5 2.4- 8.1
Orange 355 320 87.1 80.4-91.7 12 4.5 2.2- 9.0 23 8.4 4.6-14.8
Pitt 352 330 94.3 90.5-96.6 10 3.1 1.3- 6.8 12 2.6 1.4- 4.9
Randolph 334 302 89.2 82.8-93.4 17 7.2 3.7-13.5 15 3.6 1.7- 7.3
Robeson 352 297 80.4 73.5-85.9 31 13.0 8.2-20.0 24 6.6 4.1-10.4
Rowan 415 376 86.9 79.0-92.1 21 6.5 3.4-11.9 18 6.7 2.9-14.8
Union 349 315 86.2 79.1-91.1 23 10.0 5.6-17.2 11 3.8 2.0- 7.1
Wake 568 525 88.6 81.8-93.1 21 3.5 2.0- 5.8 22 7.9 3.9-15.4
Wayne 365 309 78.6 70.4-85.1 25 9.7 5.1-17.7 31 11.6 7.2-18.2
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 3,425 3,036 85.7 82.4-88.4 201 8.0 6.0-10.6 188 6.4 4.4- 9.1
Piedmont 6,418 5,733 84.3 82.3-86.0 372 8.7 7.4-10.2 313 7.0 5.7- 8.6
Western NC 2,693 2,434 90.1 88.1-91.8 138 5.5 4.2- 7.0 121 4.4 3.3- 5.9
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,839 1,659 89.4 86.8-91.5 93 5.8 4.3- 7.7 87 4.9 3.4- 7.0
Northwest 2,856 2,587 88.0 85.2-90.3 142 5.8 4.4- 7.7 127 6.2 4.4- 8.7
Charlotte 1,709 1,502 83.4 80.1-86.2 129 11.1 8.7-14.0 78 5.5 4.0- 7.6
Greensboro 1,561 1,395 82.4 77.4-86.5 82 9.9 6.9-14.1 84 7.7 4.9-11.9
Southern Regional 1,111 954 86.4 83.0-89.3 90 8.9 6.6-11.8 67 4.7 3.1- 6.9
Coastal 538 484 81.2 68.2-89.6 22 5.8 2.6-12.2 32 13.1 5.6-27.6
Wake 1,423 1,275 84.6 80.3-88.1 78 7.5 5.4-10.4 70 7.9 5.1-11.9
Area L 129 117 90.6 81.3-95.5 5 4.2 1.5-11.6 7 5.2 1.8-13.8
Eastern 1,370 1,230 85.7 79.3-90.4 70 8.9 4.9-15.5 70 5.4 3.2- 8.9

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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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