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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 12,534 10,969 86.5 85.3-87.7 757 6.4 5.6- 7.2 808 7.1 6.1- 8.2
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 339 292 88.0 82.0-92.2 27 7.7 4.3-13.7 20 4.2 2.6- 6.9
Buncombe 381 323 84.1 78.5-88.5 31 9.2 5.8-14.4 27 6.7 4.2-10.5
Cabarrus 325 283 87.6 81.4-91.9 26 8.5 5.0-14.1 16 3.9 1.8- 8.2
Catawba 350 289 84.7 79.5-88.8 20 5.4 3.1- 9.3 41 9.9 6.7-14.2
Cumberland 359 312 86.5 80.9-90.7 19 4.8 2.8- 8.2 28 8.7 5.3-14.0
Davidson 395 359 90.6 85.9-93.9 19 4.8 2.7- 8.4 17 4.6 2.4- 8.6
Durham 398 353 83.4 74.4-89.7 24 10.7 5.3-20.5 21 5.9 3.3-10.3
Forsyth 361 330 90.3 84.6-94.0 13 4.4 2.1- 8.9 18 5.3 2.7-10.2
Gaston 326 282 89.8 85.4-93.0 23 4.6 2.8- 7.3 21 5.6 3.2- 9.7
Guilford 401 365 89.3 82.9-93.5 20 4.5 2.6- 7.7 16 6.2 2.8-13.1
Iredell 408 359 81.6 74.0-87.3 22 9.2 5.2-16.0 27 9.2 5.3-15.5
Johnston 339 299 89.2 84.4-92.6 23 7.3 4.5-11.7 17 3.5 2.0- 6.2
Mecklenburg 590 516 87.0 82.7-90.3 42 7.8 5.3-11.4 32 5.2 3.2- 8.4
New Hanover 392 348 87.1 79.5-92.2 19 4.9 2.5- 9.5 25 8.0 3.9-15.7
Onslow 365 325 89.6 85.3-92.8 25 6.3 4.0- 9.9 15 4.1 2.2- 7.3
Orange 355 321 92.0 88.3-94.6 16 3.9 2.3- 6.6 18 4.1 2.3- 7.2
Pitt 352 320 90.2 85.1-93.7 17 5.2 2.8- 9.7 15 4.6 2.4- 8.4
Randolph 334 289 86.4 80.8-90.6 21 6.7 4.1-10.8 24 6.9 4.0-11.7
Robeson 352 298 83.0 76.4-88.0 23 8.5 4.9-14.4 31 8.5 5.3-13.4
Rowan 415 358 83.6 75.6-89.3 26 10.4 5.5-18.9 31 6.0 3.5-10.0
Union 349 309 89.2 84.2-92.7 20 5.8 3.2-10.4 20 5.0 3.0- 8.3
Wake 568 510 86.8 80.4-91.4 33 5.6 3.6- 8.6 25 7.6 3.8-14.6
Wayne 365 308 81.7 75.1-86.9 25 6.7 4.1-10.8 32 11.6 7.3-18.0
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 3,424 2,985 86.7 84.1-89.0 216 6.2 4.8- 7.9 223 7.1 5.3- 9.4
Piedmont 6,417 5,643 86.3 84.5-87.9 383 6.5 5.5- 7.7 391 7.2 5.9- 8.7
Western NC 2,693 2,341 87.2 85.1-89.0 158 6.0 4.8- 7.5 194 6.9 5.6- 8.4
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,839 1,596 86.7 84.2-88.9 109 6.6 5.0- 8.6 134 6.7 5.3- 8.5
Northwest 2,856 2,503 86.6 83.9-88.8 152 5.6 4.4- 7.2 201 7.8 5.9-10.2
Charlotte 1,708 1,495 88.3 85.8-90.4 119 6.9 5.3- 8.9 94 4.8 3.5- 6.6
Greensboro 1,561 1,378 86.1 81.7-89.6 93 6.1 4.1- 8.9 90 7.8 5.0-11.9
Southern Regional 1,110 947 84.5 80.1-88.0 73 8.0 5.2-12.1 90 7.6 5.4-10.4
Coastal 538 474 89.4 84.5-92.9 30 4.4 2.5- 7.8 34 6.2 3.6-10.4
Wake 1,423 1,259 84.9 80.8-88.3 86 7.0 5.0- 9.8 78 8.0 5.3-11.9
Area L 129 115 90.8 82.2-95.5 6 2.8 1.0- 7.3 8 6.4 2.6-15.2
Eastern 1,370 1,202 85.9 80.4-90.1 89 6.2 4.2- 8.9 79 7.9 4.4-13.7

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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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