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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Healthy Days

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  Total
Respond.^
None 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days 30 days
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 13,068 9,042 66.3 64.8-67.8 933 7.7 7.0- 8.6 1,216 10.8 9.8-12.0 1,096 9.6 8.7-10.5 781 5.5 4.9- 6.3
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 352 245 66.1 56.0-74.9 24 7.9 4.1-14.6 34 14.5 7.2-27.1 27 6.9 4.4-10.8 22 4.6 2.8- 7.4
Buncombe 397 270 64.6 58.3-70.5 26 7.1 4.3-11.6 43 13.6 9.7-18.7 35 8.7 5.7-13.2 23 5.9 3.6- 9.5
Cabarrus 349 242 66.8 59.2-73.6 34 8.3 5.6-12.2 34 9.9 6.5-14.9 23 10.2 5.5-18.0 16 4.8 2.7- 8.3
Catawba 364 246 68.8 62.4-74.6 20 5.1 3.1- 8.2 29 9.9 6.2-15.5 39 9.9 6.9-13.9 30 6.3 4.1- 9.5
Cumberland 377 260 66.8 60.0-72.9 22 9.3 5.3-15.8 32 8.2 5.1-12.8 36 9.3 6.4-13.3 27 6.4 4.2- 9.8
Davidson 404 286 71.0 65.1-76.3 17 4.2 2.4- 7.3 40 11.7 8.0-16.8 28 6.6 4.3-10.0 33 6.5 4.5- 9.3
Durham 414 283 63.6 55.8-70.9 34 7.2 4.9-10.5 51 15.1 10.4-21.4 33 11.1 5.7-20.4 13 2.9 1.3- 6.3
Forsyth 380 293 70.1 62.7-76.6 18 6.7 3.5-12.5 25 10.6 6.2-17.6 24 7.1 4.2-11.9 20 5.5 3.2- 9.0
Gaston 344 233 61.9 54.6-68.7 20 6.2 3.7-10.3 34 9.6 6.3-14.4 30 11.7 7.6-17.7 27 10.6 6.3-17.2
Guilford 422 289 66.4 59.1-72.9 37 9.1 5.4-14.7 36 10.7 7.0-16.2 39 10.2 6.9-14.9 21 3.6 2.3- 5.7
Iredell 430 304 68.9 62.2-74.9 26 6.3 3.6-10.8 35 9.7 6.3-14.6 45 11.4 7.5-16.9 20 3.7 2.2- 6.2
Johnston 369 241 60.1 52.0-67.6 30 10.9 6.7-17.1 42 14.4 8.6-22.9 28 8.4 5.1-13.7 28 6.3 3.9- 9.9
Mecklenburg 612 403 62.6 57.0-67.9 64 11.8 8.7-16.0 66 10.6 7.6-14.4 54 10.0 7.2-13.9 25 4.9 2.4-10.1
New Hanover 407 284 62.8 54.7-70.2 30 6.6 4.1-10.5 44 14.8 9.6-22.1 29 9.4 5.6-15.2 20 6.5 2.9-13.9
Onslow 383 267 67.4 61.1-73.2 31 9.6 5.9-15.1 29 8.5 5.8-12.5 28 6.9 4.6-10.4 28 7.5 4.8-11.6
Orange 364 249 63.7 57.0-69.9 39 14.2 9.6-20.4 43 12.6 8.9-17.4 20 5.9 3.5- 9.7 13 3.7 2.0- 6.7
Pitt 367 255 63.9 56.1-71.0 34 9.4 6.4-13.7 33 12.4 7.0-21.2 22 7.9 4.4-13.8 23 6.4 3.9-10.4
Randolph 353 243 65.9 58.5-72.6 22 7.2 4.3-11.8 33 10.2 6.7-15.2 33 9.1 5.9-13.8 22 7.7 4.0-14.1
Robeson 364 241 64.7 57.7-71.0 21 6.4 4.0-10.2 45 12.2 8.4-17.4 32 10.7 6.8-16.3 25 6.0 3.4-10.5
Rowan 430 308 67.9 61.0-74.2 29 10.3 5.8-17.5 28 8.9 5.5-13.9 37 7.4 5.1-10.6 28 5.5 3.6- 8.3
Union 366 256 69.7 62.8-75.8 27 7.5 4.9-11.4 32 10.7 6.5-17.1 29 6.7 4.3-10.2 22 5.4 3.1- 9.1
Wake 595 382 61.2 55.5-66.7 66 11.6 8.1-16.3 67 13.1 9.8-17.2 56 11.3 8.0-15.8 24 2.8 1.7- 4.5
Wayne 379 250 62.5 55.3-69.1 26 8.6 5.0-14.3 33 10.8 7.0-16.3 35 10.0 6.5-15.2 35 8.1 5.2-12.4
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 3,609 2,470 66.7 63.5-69.7 245 6.8 5.4- 8.6 352 11.6 9.2-14.5 297 9.0 7.4-10.8 245 5.9 4.8- 7.3
Piedmont 6,696 4,642 66.1 64.1-68.1 507 8.3 7.2- 9.5 624 10.5 9.4-11.8 560 9.8 8.6-11.2 363 5.2 4.3- 6.4
Western NC 2,763 1,930 66.7 63.5-69.7 181 7.2 5.9- 8.8 240 10.5 8.1-13.4 239 9.7 7.9-11.9 173 5.9 4.9- 7.2
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,888 1,330 66.7 63.5-69.8 121 7.4 5.8- 9.4 167 10.9 8.9-13.3 160 8.8 6.9-11.0 110 6.2 4.8- 7.8
Northwest 2,960 2,097 69.3 66.2-72.2 174 6.6 5.3- 8.3 234 9.6 7.5-12.3 256 9.2 7.5-11.1 199 5.3 4.4- 6.3
Charlotte 1,790 1,231 66.4 62.8-69.9 148 8.6 6.9-10.8 169 9.0 7.2-11.1 145 9.6 7.7-11.9 97 6.4 4.4- 9.2
Greensboro 1,628 1,128 67.1 62.7-71.2 129 7.5 5.6- 9.9 156 10.3 7.8-13.4 134 9.3 7.2-11.9 81 5.9 3.7- 9.1
Southern Regional 1,170 791 67.8 63.2-72.1 70 7.0 4.9-10.1 122 10.3 7.6-13.8 109 9.6 7.1-12.7 78 5.4 3.9- 7.3
Coastal 567 394 65.3 57.0-72.7 41 5.3 3.4- 8.2 55 9.9 6.6-14.6 41 9.8 5.7-16.3 36 9.7 5.8-15.9
Wake 1,498 984 62.0 57.9-66.0 140 10.0 7.7-12.8 172 12.7 10.3-15.4 127 11.2 8.5-14.6 75 4.2 3.0- 5.8
Area L 141 101 69.7 55.9-80.7 7 3.8 1.5- 9.0 11 10.7 3.2-30.1 14 11.9 6.2-21.5 8 3.9 1.8- 8.2
Eastern 1,426 986 65.6 59.8-70.9 103 8.1 5.2-12.4 130 14.4 9.9-20.3 110 7.4 5.5- 9.8 97 4.6 3.2- 6.4

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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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