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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Physical Activity & Nutrition

When you eat out at a sit-down restaurant, how often do you choose foods that are low in fat, sugar or calories?

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  Total
Respond.^
Always Most of the time Sometimes Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,274 759 11.5 10.3-12.9 1,901 32.1 30.1-34.2 1,849 39.3 37.0-41.7 765 17.1 15.2-19.0
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 151 22 9.4 5.3-16.0 56 30.6 20.1-43.6 49 47.0 30.6-64.0 24 13.1 7.5-21.8
Buncombe 161 25 12.6 7.8-19.6 68 42.2 33.2-51.7 48 32.2 23.8-41.9 20 13.1 7.9-21.0
Cabarrus 140 20 10.8 6.2-18.0 58 31.7 22.4-42.7 46 39.1 28.5-50.9 16 18.4 9.7-32.1
Catawba 130 22 15.8 9.8-24.4 57 38.2 28.7-48.7 36 28.2 20.2-38.0 15 17.8 9.7-30.3
Cumberland 153 26 15.1 9.6-22.9 56 37.6 28.7-47.4 53 35.8 27.0-45.6 18 11.5 6.5-19.8
Davidson 143 13 6.6 3.4-12.6 53 32.4 24.1-42.0 59 43.5 33.9-53.7 18 17.4 10.2-28.1
Durham 199 28 14.6 7.1-27.9 72 30.3 22.0-40.0 66 36.1 26.9-46.5 33 19.0 11.9-28.9
Forsyth 172 21 14.0 7.6-24.2 64 31.7 23.2-41.7 58 38.0 27.9-49.3 29 16.3 10.5-24.4
Gaston 130 18 9.7 5.5-16.8 41 25.8 17.9-35.7 48 45.8 34.7-57.3 23 18.6 11.9-28.0
Guilford 179 24 10.0 6.1-16.0 66 31.6 23.7-40.8 65 42.6 32.8-53.0 24 15.8 8.4-27.8
Iredell 180 26 8.6 5.4-13.5 61 29.4 19.6-41.6 68 45.7 34.3-57.5 25 16.3 10.0-25.7
Johnston 145 15 6.5 3.7-11.2 50 33.4 23.9-44.4 56 47.0 35.2-59.2 24 13.1 7.9-20.8
Mecklenburg 253 44 14.1 9.6-20.2 93 32.9 26.1-40.6 85 29.7 23.3-37.1 31 23.3 15.5-33.4
New Hanover 164 28 13.1 7.7-21.4 67 36.0 26.8-46.3 51 34.3 24.5-45.6 18 16.6 9.3-28.0
Onslow 146 12 9.2 4.9-16.8 57 35.8 27.0-45.7 52 39.6 30.1-49.9 25 15.4 9.7-23.7
Orange 146 17 8.7 5.2-14.2 63 40.3 31.2-50.0 48 40.0 30.5-50.4 18 11.0 6.8-17.5
Pitt 155 18 9.4 5.5-15.5 57 33.2 24.7-43.0 61 42.0 32.1-52.5 19 15.4 8.9-25.4
Randolph 135 16 6.4 3.4-11.5 46 35.6 24.1-49.1 50 38.7 27.5-51.2 23 19.3 11.5-30.8
Robeson 114 16 11.5 6.3-20.2 29 26.3 17.3-37.9 39 36.9 26.5-48.7 30 25.2 16.8-36.0
Rowan 177 30 18.7 11.3-29.4 61 28.7 20.5-38.4 64 37.1 27.3-48.2 22 15.5 7.4-29.5
Union 142 19 14.8 7.6-26.6 56 32.0 22.8-42.9 52 41.2 28.5-55.2 15 12.0 6.3-21.7
Wake 258 30 10.4 6.4-16.5 93 31.9 25.1-39.6 105 49.3 40.6-57.9 30 8.4 5.5-12.8
Wayne 147 21 10.7 6.1-18.1 49 31.7 23.0-42.0 54 36.3 26.8-47.1 23 21.2 12.7-33.2
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 1,394 196 10.7 8.7-13.1 480 30.9 27.0-35.1 491 37.7 33.1-42.5 227 20.6 16.5-25.4
Piedmont 2,758 387 11.8 10.1-13.7 1,014 32.0 29.3-34.7 983 40.5 37.4-43.7 374 15.7 13.6-18.2
Western NC 1,122 176 11.9 9.8-14.4 407 35.2 31.2-39.4 375 37.5 33.2-42.1 164 15.4 12.6-18.6
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 850 134 11.9 9.6-14.8 327 37.9 33.7-42.3 280 36.9 32.6-41.4 109 13.3 10.4-16.7
Northwest 1,108 162 13.0 10.2-16.4 386 29.9 25.9-34.3 393 40.6 35.6-45.9 167 16.4 13.4-19.9
Charlotte 712 113 13.5 10.4-17.4 263 30.4 25.7-35.5 246 36.8 31.0-43.1 90 19.3 14.4-25.3
Greensboro 675 86 8.6 6.4-11.5 251 33.3 28.0-39.0 239 40.8 34.6-47.2 99 17.3 12.5-23.5
Southern Regional 440 76 14.9 10.9-20.0 135 33.3 26.6-40.7 157 38.7 31.5-46.5 72 13.1 9.2-18.2
Coastal 220 40 13.2 8.0-20.8 83 28.1 19.5-38.7 69 29.6 20.4-40.9 28 29.1 16.4-46.2
Wake 649 77 10.4 7.2-14.8 233 33.0 27.8-38.6 246 44.3 38.3-50.5 93 12.3 9.2-16.2
Area L 48 6 8.0 3.2-18.9 18 26.4 14.3-43.4 14 50.0 30.0-70.1 10 15.6 7.2-30.6
Eastern 572 65 8.5 5.9-12.2 205 32.0 25.7-39.0 205 34.9 28.5-41.9 97 24.6 18.0-32.7

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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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