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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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Respond.^
Always Usually Sometimes Rarely Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,570 6,450 54.8 53.3-56.3 2,900 26.1 24.8-27.5 1,292 11.3 10.4-12.4 335 3.2 2.6- 4.0 593 4.5 4.0- 5.1
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 290 162 52.3 44.1-60.4 68 28.5 21.1-37.3 36 11.0 7.1-16.7 9 5.0 2.0-11.6 15 3.2 1.7- 5.9
Buncombe 250 126 52.7 44.6-60.7 71 26.8 20.6-34.0 30 13.8 8.8-21.0 10 3.3 1.4- 7.5 13 3.4 1.9- 5.9
Cabarrus 297 175 58.3 49.9-66.2 75 23.1 17.1-30.5 25 11.5 6.3-20.2 9 3.4 1.5- 7.6 13 3.6 1.7- 7.6
Catawba 283 162 54.6 46.2-62.7 73 24.0 18.2-31.1 26 9.7 6.0-15.2 8 6.7 2.3-17.9 14 4.9 2.5- 9.3
Cumberland 286 149 50.1 42.7-57.6 73 27.4 21.1-34.7 45 16.5 11.4-23.3 2 1.3 0.3- 5.9 17 4.7 2.7- 8.0
Davidson 348 191 54.1 45.5-62.4 84 27.3 19.8-36.2 41 11.9 8.0-17.3 12 2.0 1.0- 3.9 20 4.7 2.5- 8.8
Durham 593 327 56.4 50.5-62.2 157 26.7 21.8-32.3 73 11.0 8.1-14.7 15 2.4 1.2- 4.7 21 3.5 1.8- 6.6
Forsyth 270 162 59.4 51.1-67.3 63 23.2 17.1-30.8 25 10.2 6.0-16.9 6 1.8 0.7- 4.6 14 5.2 2.7- 9.9
Gaston 255 136 47.1 37.9-56.5 66 27.8 20.3-36.8 27 15.7 8.1-28.2 11 4.7 2.4- 8.8 15 4.7 2.2- 9.7
Guilford 662 337 52.0 46.6-57.3 207 32.4 27.4-37.9 74 9.8 7.4-12.9 24 3.4 1.7- 6.5 20 2.4 1.3- 4.4
Iredell 323 174 54.2 46.6-61.7 84 28.9 22.3-36.5 33 11.0 6.9-17.2 12 2.3 1.2- 4.5 20 3.6 2.0- 6.4
Johnston 257 142 54.1 44.6-63.4 63 29.8 21.6-39.6 24 7.9 4.9-12.5 15 5.5 2.6-11.4 13 2.6 1.4- 4.8
Mecklenburg 578 309 55.0 49.2-60.8 175 30.5 25.3-36.3 57 8.9 6.5-12.1 13 2.4 1.1- 4.8 24 3.2 1.9- 5.2
New Hanover 314 177 51.7 44.4-58.9 80 25.5 19.8-32.1 35 16.3 10.7-23.9 7 1.6 0.6- 3.9 15 5.0 2.6- 9.5
Onslow 286 181 65.7 57.5-73.0 69 22.3 16.4-29.6 21 6.2 3.2-11.7 5 1.3 0.5- 3.7 10 4.5 1.5-12.5
Orange 284 138 46.2 38.0-54.7 110 41.3 33.3-49.9 28 9.1 5.8-14.0 4 1.1 0.4- 3.0 4 2.3 0.6- 8.9
Pitt 327 186 53.1 44.8-61.1 63 27.1 19.4-36.4 50 13.8 9.5-19.6 12 3.2 1.5- 6.8 16 2.8 1.6- 4.9
Randolph 379 209 54.4 47.0-61.7 83 21.6 16.4-27.8 50 15.6 10.3-22.7 12 3.5 1.7- 7.2 25 4.9 2.8- 8.6
Robeson 291 170 56.6 48.2-64.5 51 23.7 16.9-32.1 37 11.8 7.5-18.1 7 1.5 0.6- 3.7 26 6.4 3.9-10.6
Rowan 363 208 57.8 50.7-64.6 78 21.6 16.4-27.8 46 13.7 9.7-19.1 8 1.7 0.7- 3.8 23 5.2 3.2- 8.5
Union 329 193 56.9 48.3-65.0 83 27.5 20.5-35.8 32 8.8 5.6-13.4 11 3.1 1.4- 7.0 10 3.8 1.6- 8.5
Wake 677 376 53.3 47.7-58.8 206 29.1 24.6-34.0 64 10.1 7.1-14.2 13 5.2 2.3-11.5 18 2.3 1.3- 3.8
Wayne 353 201 52.5 44.3-60.6 71 22.1 16.1-29.4 46 12.1 7.6-18.8 11 8.0 3.1-19.3 24 5.3 3.1- 8.7
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 2,991 1,683 53.9 50.8-57.1 661 25.7 22.8-28.9 370 11.7 9.9-13.8 91 2.9 2.1- 4.1 186 5.7 4.4- 7.3
Piedmont 6,702 3,688 54.6 52.6-56.5 1,794 26.8 25.2-28.5 723 11.2 10.0-12.6 198 3.6 2.7- 4.8 299 3.8 3.2- 4.4
Western NC 1,877 1,079 57.7 54.6-60.8 445 23.5 21.0-26.2 199 11.1 9.2-13.3 46 2.2 1.5- 3.3 108 5.4 4.2- 7.0
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,277 728 56.3 52.4-60.2 316 24.6 21.4-28.0 129 11.3 8.9-14.2 30 1.9 1.1- 3.1 74 6.0 4.3- 8.1
Northwest 2,305 1,303 56.8 53.7-60.0 542 24.1 21.6-26.9 259 11.2 9.4-13.3 66 2.9 2.0- 4.3 135 4.9 3.8- 6.2
Charlotte 1,639 915 55.2 51.4-59.0 440 26.3 23.2-29.6 158 10.7 8.4-13.4 50 3.9 2.3- 6.5 76 4.0 2.8- 5.6
Greensboro 1,809 954 52.6 49.1-56.1 518 30.1 27.0-33.5 207 10.7 8.9-12.8 60 3.6 2.5- 5.1 70 3.0 2.1- 4.2
Southern Regional 1,010 561 52.0 46.7-57.3 208 24.3 19.8-29.5 140 14.6 11.1-19.1 26 2.2 1.2- 3.9 75 6.9 4.4-10.5
Coastal 476 269 59.7 52.6-66.3 115 21.3 16.1-27.8 54 11.4 8.0-15.9 14 2.7 1.2- 6.1 24 4.9 2.9- 8.2
Wake 1,707 945 54.3 50.4-58.2 472 28.1 24.9-31.7 179 10.2 8.0-12.9 52 4.5 2.6- 7.6 59 2.9 2.0- 4.0
Area L 121 72 59.2 48.0-69.6 22 17.9 11.3-27.3 15 14.0 7.3-25.1 4 2.3 0.8- 6.7 8 6.6 2.7-14.9
Eastern 1,226 703 52.0 46.5-57.5 267 28.4 23.1-34.3 151 11.5 8.5-15.5 33 2.8 1.5- 5.4 72 5.2 3.6- 7.6

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NOTE: For AHEC Regions, results for Area L are least reliable due to small sample size.

^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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