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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 12,555 9,065 69.1 67.5-70.6 2,978 26.3 24.8-27.8 368 3.2 2.6- 3.8 19 0.1 0.0- 0.1 125 1.4 1.0- 2.0
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 346 252 75.6 68.9-81.3 81 20.7 15.5-26.9 9 1.8 0.8- 3.8 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8 3 1.7 0.5- 5.8
Buncombe 386 289 77.3 72.1-81.8 88 20.6 16.4-25.7 7 1.5 0.7- 3.1 0 0.0 . - . 2 0.6 0.1- 2.3
Cabarrus 329 241 67.3 58.5-75.0 71 25.8 18.9-34.1 13 5.7 2.1-14.5 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8 3 1.0 0.3- 3.4
Catawba 336 245 67.1 58.8-74.4 81 29.0 21.7-37.6 9 3.6 1.7- 7.3 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.4 0.0- 2.5
Cumberland 364 249 71.6 65.5-77.0 94 23.9 18.9-29.7 13 2.7 1.4- 5.3 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5 7 1.6 0.5- 4.8
Davidson 393 267 64.4 57.6-70.6 102 29.4 23.6-35.9 21 3.9 2.4- 6.4 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9 2 2.2 0.4-11.1
Durham 402 287 66.1 57.9-73.4 104 31.4 24.2-39.8 9 2.1 1.0- 4.4 0 0.0 . - . 2 0.3 0.1- 1.4
Forsyth 363 272 70.4 63.2-76.7 77 26.6 20.5-33.9 7 1.2 0.5- 2.8 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0 6 1.6 0.7- 3.9
Gaston 322 212 64.7 57.6-71.3 88 28.0 22.0-34.9 15 5.7 3.0-10.5 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8 6 1.5 0.6- 3.9
Guilford 405 298 71.8 64.7-78.0 95 23.7 18.4-30.0 10 2.2 1.0- 4.5 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4 1 2.1 0.3-13.3
Iredell 415 287 68.9 62.6-74.5 115 26.5 21.4-32.3 9 3.2 1.5- 6.7 0 0.0 . - . 4 1.4 0.4- 5.6
Johnston 350 243 70.1 63.4-76.0 94 26.9 21.3-33.3 9 2.3 1.0- 5.5 0 0.0 . - . 4 0.7 0.2- 2.4
Mecklenburg 589 430 69.4 63.6-74.6 139 24.5 19.7-30.0 15 3.6 1.9- 6.9 0 0.0 . - . 5 2.5 1.0- 6.2
New Hanover 391 288 67.7 59.0-75.3 86 28.4 21.0-37.2 15 3.7 1.4- 9.3 0 0.0 . - . 2 0.2 0.1- 0.9
Onslow 370 258 67.5 61.0-73.4 96 26.3 21.0-32.3 14 5.8 2.8-11.6 0 0.0 . - . 2 0.5 0.1- 1.9
Orange 355 270 71.2 64.2-77.3 73 24.9 19.0-31.9 9 2.0 1.0- 4.1 0 0.0 . - . 3 1.8 0.5- 6.4
Pitt 351 242 66.6 59.3-73.2 90 27.3 21.2-34.4 12 4.7 2.2- 9.8 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0 6 1.2 0.5- 3.0
Randolph 336 240 65.5 57.3-72.9 80 28.3 21.4-36.4 11 3.1 1.5- 6.4 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0 4 2.9 0.8-10.5
Robeson 349 242 66.7 59.2-73.5 87 23.8 18.4-30.3 14 5.6 2.7-11.4 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8 5 3.5 0.9-12.4
Rowan 411 300 70.7 63.5-77.0 103 27.7 21.5-35.0 4 0.8 0.3- 2.2 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5 3 0.6 0.2- 1.9
Union 353 259 73.6 67.2-79.2 79 20.9 16.1-26.7 11 2.7 1.4- 5.2 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6 3 2.5 0.7- 8.7
Wake 577 442 74.4 68.5-79.5 114 20.7 16.4-25.7 15 4.1 1.5-10.5 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0 5 0.7 0.3- 1.9
Wayne 362 278 75.0 68.0-80.8 71 20.9 15.4-27.6 8 2.6 1.1- 6.2 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8 4 1.4 0.5- 4.4
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 3,452 2,446 67.4 63.9-70.7 848 28.7 25.3-32.2 113 2.8 2.2- 3.8 4 0.0 0.0- 0.2 41 1.1 0.6- 1.7
Piedmont 6,430 4,653 69.0 67.0-71.0 1,527 26.0 24.1-28.0 182 3.4 2.6- 4.5 10 0.1 0.0- 0.2 58 1.4 1.0- 2.1
Western NC 2,673 1,966 72.8 69.7-75.8 603 22.3 20.0-24.9 73 2.6 1.9- 3.6 5 0.1 0.0- 0.4 26 2.1 0.6- 6.5
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,834 1,360 74.3 71.5-76.9 408 22.2 19.8-24.9 47 2.4 1.6- 3.6 3 0.1 0.0- 0.2 16 1.0 0.5- 2.0
Northwest 2,832 2,027 69.1 65.9-72.2 691 25.5 22.8-28.4 82 3.2 2.2- 4.5 5 0.1 0.0- 0.3 27 2.0 0.8- 5.2
Charlotte 1,709 1,224 67.9 64.0-71.6 407 25.7 22.2-29.4 58 4.6 3.1- 6.8 3 0.1 0.0- 0.2 17 1.7 0.9- 3.4
Greensboro 1,570 1,152 68.3 63.6-72.6 359 27.0 22.9-31.5 42 2.6 1.6- 4.3 3 0.1 0.0- 0.5 14 2.0 0.8- 4.9
Southern Regional 1,117 778 70.7 66.2-74.9 278 24.5 20.6-28.9 42 3.0 1.9- 4.8 2 0.1 0.0- 0.5 17 1.6 0.8- 3.5
Coastal 540 396 66.2 56.0-75.1 122 30.5 21.6-41.1 18 2.8 1.2- 6.4 0 0.0 . - . 4 0.5 0.2- 1.6
Wake 1,445 1,053 70.6 66.4-74.5 343 25.2 21.7-29.2 35 3.2 1.6- 6.4 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5 13 0.8 0.4- 1.8
Area L 132 86 56.9 43.2-69.6 42 41.4 28.6-55.4 3 1.5 0.4- 4.8 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1
Eastern 1,376 989 68.7 62.9-74.0 328 27.5 22.3-33.4 41 2.8 1.8- 4.3 2 0.0 0.0- 0.1 16 1.0 0.5- 2.0

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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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