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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 1,632 33 3.9 2.0- 7.4 1,599 96.1 92.6-98.0
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 52 0 0.0 . - . 52 100 . - .
Buncombe 34 1 1.2 0.2- 8.2 33 98.8 91.8-99.8
Cabarrus 47 0 0.0 . - . 47 100 . - .
Catawba 39 0 0.0 . - . 39 100 . - .
Cumberland 57 0 0.0 . - . 57 100 . - .
Davidson 46 2 4.5 0.8-21.6 44 95.5 78.4-99.2
Durham 64 3 10.5 2.1-39.5 61 89.5 60.5-97.9
Forsyth 56 1 0.5 0.1- 3.7 55 99.5 96.3-99.9
Gaston 39 2 9.5 2.3-32.5 37 90.5 67.5-97.7
Guilford 58 0 0.0 . - . 58 100 . - .
Iredell 46 2 2.6 0.6-10.3 44 97.4 89.7-99.4
Johnston 55 0 0.0 . - . 55 100 . - .
Mecklenburg 77 1 0.4 0.1- 3.0 76 99.6 97.0-99.9
New Hanover 59 1 0.5 0.1- 3.3 58 99.5 96.7-99.9
Onslow 46 1 2.5 0.3-15.8 45 97.5 84.2-99.7
Orange 41 0 0.0 . - . 41 100 . - .
Pitt 53 1 1.4 0.2- 9.2 52 98.6 90.8-99.8
Randolph 33 0 0.0 . - . 33 100 . - .
Robeson 28 0 0.0 . - . 28 100 . - .
Rowan 59 2 6.6 1.5-24.4 57 93.4 75.6-98.5
Union 58 1 3.7 0.5-22.2 57 96.3 77.8-99.5
Wake 91 1 2.9 0.4-18.0 90 97.1 82.0-99.6
Wayne 44 0 0.0 . - . 44 100 . - .
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 463 10 4.7 1.3-15.1 453 95.3 84.9-98.7
Piedmont 878 17 4.0 1.8- 8.5 861 96.0 91.5-98.2
Western NC 291 6 1.3 0.6- 2.9 285 98.7 97.1-99.4
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 213 5 1.4 0.6- 3.4 208 98.6 96.6-99.4
Northwest 334 8 1.8 0.8- 3.9 326 98.2 96.1-99.2
Charlotte 234 4 1.8 0.6- 5.2 230 98.2 94.8-99.4
Greensboro 206 0 0.0 . - . 206 100 . - .
Southern Regional 153 3 1.3 0.2- 7.0 150 98.7 93.0-99.8
Coastal 70 2 20.8 3.5-65.4 68 79.2 34.6-96.5
Wake 226 6 10.0 3.7-24.0 220 90.0 76.0-96.3
Area L 22 2 4.5 0.9-19.7 20 95.5 80.3-99.1
Eastern 174 3 2.0 0.5- 8.0 171 98.0 92.0-99.5

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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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