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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 5,375 1,676 31.8 29.7-34.0 3,699 68.2 66.0-70.3
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 154 50 44.2 27.8-62.0 104 55.8 38.0-72.2
Buncombe 162 49 34.1 25.7-43.5 113 65.9 56.5-74.3
Cabarrus 140 57 35.2 25.4-46.4 83 64.8 53.6-74.6
Catawba 130 41 28.3 19.8-38.6 89 71.7 61.4-80.2
Cumberland 158 50 29.2 21.4-38.6 108 70.8 61.4-78.6
Davidson 145 42 27.5 19.9-36.8 103 72.5 63.2-80.1
Durham 202 64 36.0 26.0-47.5 138 64.0 52.5-74.0
Forsyth 171 40 22.0 14.1-32.7 131 78.0 67.3-85.9
Gaston 131 34 31.9 20.8-45.4 97 68.1 54.6-79.2
Guilford 180 48 27.2 19.5-36.5 132 72.8 63.5-80.5
Iredell 180 46 22.4 15.2-31.8 134 77.6 68.2-84.8
Johnston 150 55 33.0 23.8-43.6 95 67.0 56.4-76.2
Mecklenburg 252 57 24.3 18.1-31.7 195 75.7 68.3-81.9
New Hanover 165 49 30.3 21.5-40.9 116 69.7 59.1-78.5
Onslow 153 45 24.8 17.7-33.5 108 75.2 66.5-82.3
Orange 146 44 32.8 24.1-42.8 102 67.2 57.2-75.9
Pitt 157 81 46.7 36.9-56.8 76 53.3 43.2-63.1
Randolph 140 45 33.7 23.2-46.0 95 66.3 54.0-76.8
Robeson 124 38 28.3 19.8-38.5 86 71.7 61.5-80.2
Rowan 182 57 38.1 27.7-49.8 125 61.9 50.2-72.3
Union 143 45 33.4 21.3-48.3 98 66.6 51.7-78.7
Wake 258 88 30.9 24.1-38.6 170 69.1 61.4-75.9
Wayne 149 50 29.2 20.6-39.6 99 70.8 60.4-79.4
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 1,436 500 32.0 27.9-36.4 936 68.0 63.6-72.1
Piedmont 2,780 841 32.0 29.2-35.0 1,939 68.0 65.0-70.8
Western NC 1,159 335 30.4 26.6-34.4 824 69.6 65.6-73.4
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 873 255 31.1 27.1-35.4 618 68.9 64.6-72.9
Northwest 1,127 319 28.1 23.7-32.9 808 71.9 67.1-76.3
Charlotte 714 205 30.6 24.9-36.9 509 69.4 63.1-75.1
Greensboro 682 214 35.6 29.7-42.0 468 64.4 58.0-70.3
Southern Regional 467 152 30.6 24.4-37.5 315 69.4 62.5-75.6
Coastal 220 62 22.0 14.8-31.6 158 78.0 68.4-85.2
Wake 659 230 34.4 29.1-40.1 429 65.6 59.9-70.9
Area L 47 16 31.4 15.8-52.6 31 68.6 47.4-84.2
Eastern 586 223 36.0 29.4-43.3 363 64.0 56.7-70.6

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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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