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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Physical Activity & Nutrition

Does your workplace offer any support for healthy eating or physical activity for its employees?

This may include offering healthy foods and drinks in vending machines, allowing for physical
activity breaks during the day, or providing informat ion on healthy eating or exercise.*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,183 1,128 50.1 46.8-53.5 1,055 49.9 46.5-53.2
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 48 27 66.8 41.1-85.3 21 33.2 14.7-58.9
Buncombe 64 31 47.1 33.2-61.5 33 52.9 38.5-66.8
Cabarrus 55 24 41.4 26.3-58.3 31 58.6 41.7-73.7
Catawba 56 29 50.7 36.0-65.2 27 49.3 34.8-64.0
Cumberland 62 32 57.1 42.6-70.4 30 42.9 29.6-57.4
Davidson 53 29 56.2 40.1-71.2 24 43.8 28.8-59.9
Durham 99 59 48.0 35.1-61.2 40 52.0 38.8-64.9
Forsyth 78 45 53.8 38.1-68.7 33 46.2 31.3-61.9
Gaston 40 17 55.4 36.0-73.3 23 44.6 26.7-64.0
Guilford 80 43 63.4 49.1-75.6 37 36.6 24.4-50.9
Iredell 81 44 46.9 31.6-62.9 37 53.1 37.1-68.4
Johnston 70 37 57.5 41.2-72.4 33 42.5 27.6-58.8
Mecklenburg 115 53 43.9 32.7-55.8 62 56.1 44.2-67.3
New Hanover 56 27 41.1 26.3-57.9 29 58.9 42.1-73.7
Onslow 69 35 57.6 43.4-70.7 34 42.4 29.3-56.6
Orange 83 56 70.2 57.8-80.2 27 29.8 19.8-42.2
Pitt 65 38 53.1 39.0-66.8 27 46.9 33.2-61.0
Randolph 51 21 44.9 24.5-67.2 30 55.1 32.8-75.5
Robeson 65 34 51.7 37.3-65.7 31 48.3 34.3-62.7
Rowan 74 34 52.4 35.8-68.6 40 47.6 31.4-64.2
Union 67 36 52.5 37.5-67.1 31 47.5 32.9-62.5
Wake 122 74 62.4 51.7-72.0 48 37.6 28.0-48.3
Wayne 54 29 43.3 28.3-59.6 25 56.7 40.4-71.7
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 593 308 49.0 42.0-56.0 285 51.0 44.0-58.0
Piedmont 1,183 625 52.0 47.8-56.2 558 48.0 43.8-52.2
Western NC 407 195 43.6 36.6-50.9 212 56.4 49.1-63.4
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 303 149 48.5 41.3-55.8 154 51.5 44.2-58.7
Northwest 455 232 47.6 40.4-54.8 223 52.4 45.2-59.6
Charlotte 294 138 43.6 35.8-51.7 156 56.4 48.3-64.2
Greensboro 286 155 58.0 48.6-66.8 131 42.0 33.2-51.4
Southern Regional 202 104 53.1 42.2-63.7 98 46.9 36.3-57.8
Coastal 80 37 40.7 23.5-60.4 43 59.3 39.6-76.5
Wake 310 177 55.5 48.1-62.6 133 44.5 37.4-51.9
Area L 19 12 40.1 16.9-68.8 7 59.9 31.2-83.1
Eastern 234 124 48.4 37.4-59.6 110 51.6 40.4-62.6

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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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