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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 1,617 226 15.5 12.6-18.9 1,391 84.5 81.1-87.4
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 52 7 15.3 6.3-32.6 45 84.7 67.4-93.7
Buncombe 34 6 13.9 5.5-31.1 28 86.1 68.9-94.5
Cabarrus 47 7 12.0 5.0-26.3 40 88.0 73.7-95.0
Catawba 39 5 18.1 5.8-44.4 34 81.9 55.6-94.2
Cumberland 57 10 21.8 11.4-37.7 47 78.2 62.3-88.6
Davidson 46 4 6.7 1.9-21.4 42 93.3 78.6-98.1
Durham 64 11 18.9 9.5-34.0 53 81.1 66.0-90.5
Forsyth 56 5 13.2 4.1-35.0 51 86.8 65.0-95.9
Gaston 39 3 4.0 1.1-13.7 36 96.0 86.3-98.9
Guilford 58 7 6.4 2.6-14.8 51 93.6 85.2-97.4
Iredell 46 10 12.5 5.3-26.6 36 87.5 73.4-94.7
Johnston 54 10 13.6 6.3-27.0 44 86.4 73.0-93.7
Mecklenburg 76 9 11.1 5.4-21.4 67 88.9 78.6-94.6
New Hanover 58 4 11.5 3.2-33.6 54 88.5 66.4-96.8
Onslow 45 3 5.8 1.8-17.3 42 94.2 82.7-98.2
Orange 40 2 3.3 0.8-13.1 38 96.7 86.9-99.2
Pitt 53 8 16.7 6.7-36.0 45 83.3 64.0-93.3
Randolph 33 6 18.3 7.5-38.0 27 81.7 62.0-92.5
Robeson 28 7 26.2 11.7-48.7 21 73.8 51.3-88.3
Rowan 58 16 45.1 27.6-64.0 42 54.9 36.0-72.4
Union 57 10 17.5 8.6-32.3 47 82.5 67.7-91.4
Wake 89 12 15.1 7.9-26.8 77 84.9 73.2-92.1
Wayne 43 4 13.1 4.5-32.4 39 86.9 67.6-95.5
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 456 65 20.7 13.7-30.1 391 79.3 69.9-86.3
Piedmont 872 123 13.2 10.4-16.6 749 86.8 83.4-89.6
Western NC 289 38 14.0 9.4-20.3 251 86.0 79.7-90.6
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 212 27 13.1 8.4-19.9 185 86.9 80.1-91.6
Northwest 332 52 16.4 11.1-23.6 280 83.6 76.4-88.9
Charlotte 232 31 11.7 7.2-18.3 201 88.3 81.7-92.8
Greensboro 205 25 10.4 6.1-17.2 180 89.6 82.8-93.9
Southern Regional 150 26 21.5 11.4-36.8 124 78.5 63.2-88.6
Coastal 69 6 28.2 7.9-64.3 63 71.8 35.7-92.1
Wake 223 36 15.8 10.4-23.3 187 84.2 76.7-89.6
Area L 22 5 28.9 9.4-61.6 17 71.1 38.4-90.6
Eastern 172 18 10.3 5.5-18.5 154 89.7 81.5-94.5

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*Results pertain only to those who have gambled and wagered money in the last 12 months.

^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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