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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,291 1,785 13.4 12.4-14.6 10,506 86.6 85.4-87.6
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 331 37 11.3 6.5-18.7 294 88.7 81.3-93.5
Buncombe 375 54 11.7 8.5-15.9 321 88.3 84.1-91.5
Cabarrus 319 42 15.5 9.6-24.1 277 84.5 75.9-90.4
Catawba 343 48 13.7 9.4-19.6 295 86.3 80.4-90.6
Cumberland 351 48 11.6 8.3-16.0 303 88.4 84.0-91.7
Davidson 389 48 9.7 6.7-14.0 341 90.3 86.0-93.3
Durham 394 39 8.9 5.7-13.7 355 91.1 86.3-94.3
Forsyth 357 45 12.1 8.3-17.2 312 87.9 82.8-91.7
Gaston 319 55 16.1 11.2-22.6 264 83.9 77.4-88.8
Guilford 395 51 14.4 10.0-20.2 344 85.6 79.8-90.0
Iredell 403 56 14.1 8.4-22.6 347 85.9 77.4-91.6
Johnston 337 47 14.7 10.4-20.5 290 85.3 79.5-89.6
Mecklenburg 575 65 10.5 7.5-14.4 510 89.5 85.6-92.5
New Hanover 388 48 10.5 6.8-16.1 340 89.5 83.9-93.2
Onslow 359 49 12.8 9.3-17.4 310 87.2 82.6-90.7
Orange 350 42 11.4 8.2-15.8 308 88.6 84.2-91.8
Pitt 342 49 13.1 9.2-18.5 293 86.9 81.5-90.8
Randolph 329 46 11.0 7.6-15.7 283 89.0 84.3-92.4
Robeson 342 76 20.0 15.0-26.1 266 80.0 73.9-85.0
Rowan 407 64 15.3 11.4-20.3 343 84.7 79.7-88.6
Union 341 47 12.1 8.3-17.3 294 87.9 82.7-91.7
Wake 557 75 12.0 8.4-16.9 482 88.0 83.1-91.6
Wayne 358 63 18.0 12.7-24.9 295 82.0 75.1-87.3
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 3,360 530 14.9 12.6-17.5 2,830 85.1 82.5-87.4
Piedmont 6,294 830 12.7 11.3-14.2 5,464 87.3 85.8-88.7
Western NC 2,637 425 13.7 12.0-15.5 2,212 86.3 84.5-88.0
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,802 298 14.2 12.3-16.4 1,504 85.8 83.6-87.7
Northwest 2,805 406 13.3 11.5-15.4 2,399 86.7 84.6-88.5
Charlotte 1,667 220 11.9 9.8-14.5 1,447 88.1 85.5-90.2
Greensboro 1,533 193 13.1 10.1-16.7 1,340 86.9 83.3-89.9
Southern Regional 1,083 198 15.1 11.9-18.8 885 84.9 81.2-88.1
Coastal 532 64 11.6 7.3-18.0 468 88.4 82.0-92.7
Wake 1,402 180 12.9 10.2-16.1 1,222 87.1 83.9-89.8
Area L 124 22 24.9 13.3-41.6 102 75.1 58.4-86.7
Eastern 1,343 204 12.5 10.0-15.6 1,139 87.5 84.4-90.0

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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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