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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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  Total
Respond.^
1 or more/day 1 or more/week 1 or more/month 1 or more/year Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,634 466 3.3 2.8- 3.9 8,330 65.3 63.7-66.7 2,981 24.6 23.3-26.0 174 1.5 1.1- 1.9 683 5.3 4.6- 6.2
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 342 10 2.1 1.1- 4.1 229 64.5 54.5-73.3 84 28.2 19.5-38.8 7 2.7 1.0- 7.4 12 2.5 1.1- 5.7
Buncombe 388 13 3.0 1.6- 5.6 246 61.9 55.5-68.0 103 27.2 21.8-33.4 7 2.0 0.9- 4.5 19 5.9 3.2-10.5
Cabarrus 332 18 7.2 4.0-12.6 228 63.6 55.1-71.4 76 27.3 19.9-36.1 1 0.3 0.0- 2.4 9 1.6 0.8- 3.4
Catawba 349 12 4.5 2.1- 9.4 245 69.4 61.3-76.4 70 17.7 13.5-22.9 3 0.7 0.2- 2.6 19 7.8 2.9-18.9
Cumberland 363 11 4.3 1.8- 9.8 221 59.7 52.8-66.3 103 29.6 23.6-36.3 8 2.0 0.8- 4.9 20 4.4 2.7- 7.3
Davidson 399 18 4.2 2.5- 7.0 284 69.1 62.5-75.0 75 22.2 16.7-28.8 5 0.9 0.4- 2.3 17 3.6 2.1- 6.2
Durham 400 6 1.2 0.5- 3.0 233 60.5 53.4-67.2 112 27.6 21.8-34.4 9 2.0 1.0- 4.1 40 8.6 5.9-12.5
Forsyth 367 13 3.1 1.6- 5.6 251 65.2 58.1-71.7 82 23.2 18.2-29.0 3 0.4 0.1- 1.3 18 8.1 4.0-16.0
Gaston 324 14 3.7 2.0- 6.6 218 64.9 57.5-71.6 79 28.0 21.7-35.5 4 1.4 0.5- 3.9 9 2.0 0.9- 4.0
Guilford 404 15 5.5 2.4-12.3 263 67.3 60.2-73.8 96 21.1 16.3-26.9 7 1.6 0.7- 3.7 23 4.5 2.5- 7.9
Iredell 414 14 3.1 1.7- 5.6 299 72.5 66.2-78.1 80 20.0 15.2-26.0 2 0.5 0.1- 2.6 19 3.8 2.0- 7.3
Johnston 350 14 4.2 2.1- 8.0 245 69.5 61.6-76.4 67 20.7 14.6-28.6 5 2.3 0.6- 8.7 19 3.3 2.0- 5.6
Mecklenburg 591 11 2.3 1.1- 4.8 347 54.8 49.2-60.3 187 33.6 28.3-39.3 11 2.5 1.2- 5.2 35 6.9 4.5-10.3
New Hanover 392 14 4.8 1.9-11.2 231 52.5 44.5-60.4 112 31.6 24.7-39.6 5 0.9 0.3- 2.2 30 10.2 5.4-18.4
Onslow 371 11 2.4 1.2- 4.8 221 60.4 54.0-66.5 109 29.3 23.7-35.6 8 2.7 1.2- 5.6 22 5.3 3.2- 8.5
Orange 352 12 3.0 1.6- 5.7 214 62.8 56.5-68.7 93 26.1 20.9-32.0 9 2.2 1.1- 4.5 24 5.9 3.6- 9.3
Pitt 349 8 2.2 0.8- 5.8 224 62.0 54.8-68.8 91 29.0 22.8-36.1 2 0.3 0.1- 1.5 24 6.4 4.1-10.0
Randolph 337 12 4.3 1.8-10.1 222 62.8 55.1-70.0 79 27.2 20.7-34.9 5 1.3 0.5- 3.5 19 4.3 2.4- 7.5
Robeson 353 14 5.0 2.3-10.5 219 61.1 53.8-68.0 98 26.8 20.9-33.7 6 2.7 0.8- 8.6 16 4.4 2.2- 8.3
Rowan 417 19 3.8 2.2- 6.4 293 68.6 61.3-75.1 79 18.3 13.5-24.3 5 1.1 0.4- 3.0 21 8.1 3.9-16.0
Union 350 7 2.7 1.1- 6.4 239 67.1 59.8-73.6 80 19.7 15.1-25.3 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6 23 10.5 6.1-17.6
Wake 575 8 1.2 0.5- 2.6 366 62.4 56.4-68.1 162 27.5 22.9-32.7 6 0.9 0.4- 2.2 33 8.0 4.2-14.7
Wayne 367 11 2.0 1.0- 3.9 234 64.2 57.0-70.7 95 26.0 20.3-32.7 7 2.8 0.9- 8.7 20 5.0 2.7- 9.0
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 3,458 109 2.8 2.0- 3.7 2,183 64.9 61.8-67.8 904 26.0 23.3-29.0 52 1.4 1.0- 2.2 210 4.9 3.9- 6.2
Piedmont 6,463 211 3.2 2.5- 4.0 4,273 64.5 62.5-66.5 1,547 25.1 23.3-26.9 87 1.5 1.0- 2.2 345 5.8 4.7- 7.1
Western NC 2,713 146 5.1 4.1- 6.4 1,874 69.6 66.8-72.2 530 19.7 17.5-22.1 35 1.3 0.9- 2.1 128 4.3 3.3- 5.5
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,857 95 4.7 3.6- 6.1 1,277 68.7 65.6-71.6 372 20.7 18.2-23.5 21 1.4 0.8- 2.4 92 4.6 3.4- 6.2
Northwest 2,879 131 4.4 3.4- 5.7 2,012 69.0 66.2-71.8 566 19.7 17.6-21.9 33 0.9 0.6- 1.5 137 6.0 4.3- 8.1
Charlotte 1,714 57 3.7 2.5- 5.4 1,112 60.5 56.7-64.2 449 29.0 25.6-32.6 18 1.6 0.9- 3.1 78 5.2 3.8- 7.1
Greensboro 1,569 55 4.5 2.7- 7.6 1,018 64.9 60.3-69.3 377 23.4 19.8-27.5 32 2.3 1.0- 5.0 87 4.9 3.2- 7.2
Southern Regional 1,115 38 3.3 2.0- 5.3 677 63.6 58.9-68.0 314 26.0 22.1-30.2 18 1.5 0.8- 2.9 68 5.6 3.8- 8.2
Coastal 542 17 2.6 1.2- 5.4 325 61.6 53.5-69.1 153 28.7 22.2-36.2 5 0.3 0.1- 0.9 42 6.8 4.2-10.9
Wake 1,445 30 1.4 0.9- 2.3 931 65.0 60.9-68.9 364 25.6 22.2-29.2 23 1.5 0.9- 2.5 97 6.5 4.3- 9.9
Area L 133 2 1.4 0.3- 6.1 107 81.3 71.3-88.4 15 12.1 6.5-21.3 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7 8 5.1 2.1-11.9
Eastern 1,380 41 2.4 1.4- 4.1 871 62.8 57.3-68.1 371 29.8 24.7-35.6 23 1.9 1.0- 3.5 74 3.0 2.1- 4.2

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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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