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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No Don't know/Not Sure
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,510 8,998 71.9 70.4-73.3 936 7.5 6.8- 8.3 2,576 20.6 19.3-22.0
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 339 248 73.2 64.9-80.1 27 8.6 4.7-15.2 64 18.2 12.8-25.3
Buncombe 380 291 78.8 73.2-83.4 20 4.2 2.5- 6.9 69 17.0 12.7-22.4
Cabarrus 324 228 73.9 66.5-80.2 25 9.8 5.4-16.9 71 16.3 12.0-21.8
Catawba 349 235 67.1 59.0-74.3 26 5.8 3.7- 9.0 88 27.1 20.1-35.5
Cumberland 357 244 70.2 63.6-76.1 23 5.3 3.2- 8.7 90 24.4 18.9-30.9
Davidson 395 298 74.2 67.7-79.8 25 7.3 4.2-12.4 72 18.5 13.8-24.4
Durham 398 291 67.0 58.8-74.2 32 8.8 5.8-13.1 75 24.2 17.3-32.8
Forsyth 361 283 75.1 67.7-81.3 23 8.3 4.4-15.3 55 16.5 11.7-22.8
Gaston 326 226 72.1 65.1-78.1 27 7.4 4.8-11.3 73 20.5 15.1-27.3
Guilford 401 301 76.1 69.8-81.5 30 7.5 5.0-11.3 70 16.3 11.6-22.5
Iredell 407 285 68.6 61.6-74.9 30 9.3 5.4-15.8 92 22.0 17.0-28.1
Johnston 338 245 71.7 63.9-78.4 22 8.7 4.0-18.0 71 19.6 14.9-25.2
Mecklenburg 589 434 71.3 66.0-76.2 50 8.5 6.1-11.6 105 20.2 15.8-25.4
New Hanover 392 284 66.0 57.2-73.8 30 11.3 6.3-19.5 78 22.7 16.1-30.9
Onslow 365 266 75.0 69.3-80.0 27 6.2 3.9- 9.5 72 18.8 14.4-24.2
Orange 355 269 74.0 67.4-79.7 25 7.0 4.3-11.1 61 19.0 13.9-25.4
Pitt 351 293 87.3 83.3-90.5 14 2.8 1.6- 5.0 44 9.9 7.1-13.6
Randolph 334 236 72.6 65.4-78.8 24 7.5 4.3-12.9 74 19.9 14.7-26.3
Robeson 349 209 55.0 47.7-62.1 58 20.5 14.9-27.6 82 24.4 18.5-31.5
Rowan 414 297 66.5 58.8-73.4 30 7.6 4.5-12.7 87 25.9 19.3-33.7
Union 348 258 75.5 69.4-80.8 23 6.1 3.5-10.3 67 18.4 13.9-23.9
Wake 565 427 74.0 67.5-79.6 38 6.4 3.9-10.4 100 19.5 14.4-25.9
Wayne 364 249 67.8 60.7-74.2 29 7.8 4.5-13.2 86 24.4 18.8-30.9
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 3,416 2,418 70.4 67.2-73.4 284 8.0 6.6- 9.7 714 21.6 18.8-24.8
Piedmont 6,405 4,679 72.6 70.7-74.5 478 7.7 6.7- 8.9 1,248 19.6 17.9-21.5
Western NC 2,689 1,901 71.6 68.3-74.6 174 5.6 4.3- 7.2 614 22.9 20.0-26.0
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,836 1,309 73.7 70.8-76.5 114 5.0 3.9- 6.3 413 21.3 18.7-24.1
Northwest 2,852 2,040 70.6 67.4-73.6 202 7.6 5.9- 9.8 610 21.8 19.2-24.7
Charlotte 1,704 1,228 71.8 68.2-75.1 135 8.4 6.6-10.6 341 19.8 16.8-23.2
Greensboro 1,560 1,151 73.8 69.5-77.6 118 7.4 5.7- 9.6 291 18.8 15.3-22.9
Southern Regional 1,105 726 71.6 67.3-75.5 119 8.2 6.2-10.9 260 20.2 16.9-24.0
Coastal 538 383 61.8 51.9-70.8 40 8.5 5.2-13.7 115 29.7 20.7-40.6
Wake 1,419 1,051 72.6 68.3-76.5 102 7.3 5.4- 9.9 266 20.1 16.5-24.2
Area L 129 90 69.6 57.7-79.4 14 11.8 6.2-21.5 25 18.6 11.3-28.8
Eastern 1,367 1,020 74.8 69.3-79.5 92 5.8 4.2- 8.0 255 19.5 14.9-24.9

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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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