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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 12,502 4,353 35.5 34.0-37.0 4,688 39.0 37.4-40.5 3,461 25.5 24.2-26.9
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 337 119 31.1 24.1-39.1 122 44.8 35.4-54.6 96 24.1 18.1-31.4
Buncombe 379 125 35.0 29.0-41.4 156 42.7 36.6-48.9 98 22.4 17.8-27.7
Cabarrus 325 86 29.2 22.3-37.2 135 44.3 36.5-52.4 104 26.5 20.3-33.8
Catawba 349 129 38.3 31.1-46.2 113 34.3 28.1-41.2 107 27.3 21.8-33.7
Cumberland 357 148 38.6 32.3-45.3 110 33.4 27.2-40.3 99 28.0 22.1-34.8
Davidson 395 134 33.5 27.7-40.0 155 42.0 35.6-48.6 106 24.5 19.4-30.4
Durham 398 122 34.4 27.7-41.7 172 40.3 33.6-47.4 104 25.3 18.6-33.5
Forsyth 361 119 35.4 28.9-42.6 152 40.8 34.2-47.7 90 23.7 18.1-30.5
Gaston 326 125 36.0 29.5-43.0 111 35.9 29.2-43.1 90 28.1 22.0-35.3
Guilford 401 130 34.9 28.8-41.4 151 37.3 31.3-43.6 120 27.9 22.3-34.2
Iredell 407 132 35.0 28.0-42.7 169 41.4 34.8-48.4 106 23.6 18.7-29.3
Johnston 338 106 32.6 25.6-40.5 130 40.7 33.6-48.3 102 26.6 21.2-32.8
Mecklenburg 590 196 35.2 30.0-40.7 252 42.6 37.3-48.1 142 22.3 18.1-27.0
New Hanover 392 140 39.1 31.5-47.2 145 37.5 30.1-45.5 107 23.4 18.0-29.9
Onslow 365 144 39.9 33.7-46.5 126 38.5 32.0-45.4 95 21.6 17.1-27.0
Orange 355 107 30.5 25.1-36.6 158 43.3 37.1-49.7 90 26.2 20.5-32.7
Pitt 351 131 38.8 31.9-46.3 127 35.0 28.8-41.7 93 26.2 19.5-34.1
Randolph 334 117 42.2 34.6-50.2 98 28.2 22.4-34.7 119 29.7 23.7-36.5
Robeson 348 141 39.1 32.4-46.2 102 29.7 23.6-36.5 105 31.3 24.8-38.6
Rowan 413 153 39.0 32.2-46.1 149 35.9 29.8-42.6 111 25.1 19.7-31.4
Union 347 112 35.5 28.5-43.1 145 40.1 33.3-47.2 90 24.5 18.8-31.3
Wake 565 190 31.2 26.2-36.6 252 44.7 39.1-50.5 123 24.1 18.7-30.5
Wayne 363 141 39.0 32.1-46.3 112 30.4 24.2-37.3 110 30.7 24.3-37.9
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 3,413 1,294 38.0 34.9-41.3 1,162 36.6 33.3-40.1 957 25.3 22.8-28.0
Piedmont 6,403 2,144 34.6 32.7-36.6 2,532 40.5 38.5-42.5 1,727 24.9 23.1-26.7
Western NC 2,686 915 34.0 31.2-36.9 994 37.1 34.2-40.1 777 28.9 25.7-32.4
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,833 602 33.4 30.4-36.5 687 39.8 36.7-42.9 544 26.8 24.2-29.6
Northwest 2,851 1,004 35.4 32.5-38.5 1,073 36.9 34.0-39.9 774 27.7 24.5-31.1
Charlotte 1,705 565 33.7 30.2-37.3 681 41.7 38.0-45.5 459 24.6 21.5-27.9
Greensboro 1,558 517 36.7 32.5-41.1 596 38.4 34.1-42.9 445 24.9 21.5-28.7
Southern Regional 1,104 441 37.7 33.1-42.5 344 36.3 31.3-41.6 319 26.0 22.0-30.5
Coastal 538 191 32.3 25.7-39.8 192 38.9 29.9-48.6 155 28.8 22.2-36.5
Wake 1,419 460 34.2 30.3-38.3 595 41.2 37.3-45.2 364 24.7 21.0-28.7
Area L 128 45 34.8 24.2-47.2 49 41.9 29.1-56.0 34 23.3 15.4-33.6
Eastern 1,366 528 40.9 35.4-46.6 471 35.7 30.8-40.9 367 23.4 19.4-28.0

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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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