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Respond.^
Within the past year (<12 months) Within the past 2 years Within the past 5 years 5 or more years ago Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,970 9,493 74.5 73.1-75.9 1,162 11.4 10.5-12.5 644 7.0 6.2- 7.9 600 6.1 5.4- 6.9 71 0.9 0.6- 1.3
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 307 250 73.3 65.0-80.3 23 8.9 5.5-14.2 17 10.3 5.4-18.6 15 6.1 3.3-11.0 2 1.4 0.3- 6.6
Buncombe 260 204 71.4 62.7-78.8 24 13.3 7.8-21.8 14 6.7 3.6-12.2 16 7.7 4.1-14.0 2 0.9 0.2- 4.2
Cabarrus 306 224 66.0 57.7-73.3 39 17.5 11.5-25.7 25 9.7 6.0-15.2 16 6.3 3.3-11.6 2 0.5 0.1- 2.3
Catawba 290 233 76.4 68.6-82.8 32 11.2 7.2-17.0 12 6.7 3.0-14.3 11 5.1 2.5- 9.8 2 0.6 0.2- 2.5
Cumberland 296 246 80.5 73.8-85.9 19 8.4 4.6-14.6 20 6.9 4.2-11.1 11 4.2 2.1- 8.2 0 0.0 . - .
Davidson 358 271 67.9 59.4-75.4 35 12.3 7.7-19.1 27 12.2 7.0-20.5 22 6.4 3.7-10.9 3 1.1 0.3- 3.7
Durham 616 518 77.4 71.4-82.5 57 10.8 7.7-15.0 24 7.3 4.0-13.1 14 3.6 1.9- 6.8 3 0.8 0.2- 2.6
Forsyth 272 235 86.1 80.3-90.4 24 8.6 5.4-13.4 7 2.7 1.0- 6.7 6 2.7 1.1- 6.1 0 0.0 . - .
Gaston 264 201 64.6 54.5-73.5 27 13.1 7.8-21.1 16 10.2 5.6-17.9 19 11.9 6.1-22.0 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4
Guilford 686 535 69.6 64.0-74.7 77 15.3 11.2-20.6 38 6.9 4.7-10.2 30 6.3 4.0- 9.9 6 1.8 0.7- 4.3
Iredell 327 255 71.0 63.6-77.4 36 15.4 10.7-21.7 20 6.4 3.8-10.6 14 6.6 3.3-12.7 2 0.6 0.1- 2.4
Johnston 273 224 77.6 69.3-84.1 23 11.4 6.7-18.9 11 5.2 2.7- 9.7 15 5.8 2.9-11.3 0 0.0 . - .
Mecklenburg 597 472 78.8 74.1-82.9 71 11.7 8.8-15.5 29 3.9 2.5- 6.0 24 5.1 3.0- 8.4 1 0.5 0.1- 3.2
New Hanover 327 266 75.8 68.7-81.7 30 10.6 6.9-15.9 10 3.8 1.7- 8.1 17 8.0 4.6-13.7 4 1.8 0.5- 6.5
Onslow 301 240 75.0 66.4-82.0 28 13.5 8.1-21.8 15 5.0 2.6- 9.3 18 6.4 3.0-13.1 0 0.0 . - .
Orange 292 219 68.1 59.0-76.0 40 11.1 7.8-15.6 17 10.1 5.4-18.2 15 10.4 5.0-20.4 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3
Pitt 336 261 72.5 64.2-79.5 31 9.7 6.3-14.5 20 8.9 4.3-17.5 22 7.3 4.4-11.9 2 1.7 0.3- 8.5
Randolph 393 281 63.9 56.2-70.9 56 16.9 12.4-22.7 28 11.9 6.7-20.3 23 6.1 3.5-10.4 5 1.1 0.4- 3.0
Robeson 308 242 74.5 67.1-80.7 24 10.4 6.3-16.7 16 4.7 2.5- 8.9 24 9.2 5.7-14.5 2 1.2 0.2- 6.5
Rowan 373 297 74.2 66.9-80.3 28 7.3 4.6-11.5 27 11.8 7.1-18.8 20 6.3 3.7-10.7 1 0.4 0.1- 2.7
Union 342 255 70.0 60.4-78.1 39 11.4 7.4-17.2 19 5.1 2.9- 8.8 24 8.4 5.2-13.3 5 5.1 0.8-25.0
Wake 701 563 72.7 66.6-78.0 74 11.2 8.0-15.5 34 8.6 5.4-13.4 26 6.8 3.6-12.3 4 0.7 0.2- 2.2
Wayne 358 304 78.9 70.3-85.5 24 8.2 4.0-16.4 14 4.6 2.2- 9.4 16 8.3 4.4-14.9 0 0.0 . - .
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 3,093 2,500 76.1 73.2-78.7 258 10.5 8.7-12.7 156 6.7 5.1- 8.7 162 5.7 4.6- 7.1 17 1.0 0.5- 1.8
Piedmont 6,926 5,464 74.1 72.3-75.9 725 11.9 10.6-13.3 377 7.2 6.1- 8.3 317 6.0 5.0- 7.1 43 0.9 0.5- 1.5
Western NC 1,951 1,529 72.9 69.9-75.8 179 11.5 9.5-13.9 111 7.1 5.5- 9.0 121 7.9 6.2- 9.9 11 0.6 0.3- 1.2
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,329 1,035 72.0 68.2-75.6 120 11.5 9.0-14.6 77 6.9 5.1- 9.3 87 8.7 6.6-11.4 10 0.9 0.4- 1.8
Northwest 2,367 1,887 76.0 73.1-78.8 220 11.0 8.8-13.7 133 6.7 5.4- 8.4 118 5.9 4.6- 7.4 9 0.3 0.2- 0.7
Charlotte 1,698 1,294 72.9 69.5-76.1 199 13.2 10.9-15.8 101 6.2 4.8- 8.0 92 6.2 4.7- 8.2 12 1.5 0.6- 3.7
Greensboro 1,877 1,456 72.0 68.5-75.2 211 12.0 9.9-14.5 106 8.7 6.5-11.7 90 6.2 4.7- 8.2 14 1.1 0.6- 2.1
Southern Regional 1,041 853 80.8 76.6-84.3 78 9.2 6.5-12.9 52 4.3 2.9- 6.1 52 4.8 3.3- 6.9 6 1.0 0.4- 2.7
Coastal 491 393 73.7 66.4-80.0 46 12.5 7.6-19.9 20 3.8 2.2- 6.4 26 8.4 5.1-13.4 6 1.6 0.6- 4.3
Wake 1,780 1,458 74.2 70.2-77.8 172 11.6 9.3-14.5 80 7.7 5.5-10.6 61 5.9 3.8- 9.0 9 0.6 0.3- 1.3
Area L 129 108 79.6 68.8-87.4 7 8.1 3.4-18.1 9 9.1 4.2-18.5 4 2.5 0.9- 7.0 1 0.6 0.1- 4.5
Eastern 1,258 1,009 72.5 66.9-77.4 109 11.0 8.0-15.1 66 9.5 6.0-14.7 70 6.2 4.3- 8.7 4 0.8 0.2- 3.0

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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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