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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, mild Yes, moderate Yes, severe No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,450 665 4.7 4.1- 5.2 927 6.3 5.6- 7.0 836 6.1 5.5- 6.8 9,022 83.0 81.9-84.0
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 291 21 7.1 4.1-12.0 23 7.8 4.1-14.4 23 8.3 4.5-15.0 224 76.8 68.7-83.2
Buncombe 251 16 7.9 3.6-16.4 20 8.7 5.0-14.5 22 5.6 3.2- 9.6 193 77.8 69.5-84.3
Cabarrus 290 15 4.1 2.0- 8.1 23 5.3 3.2- 8.5 15 4.1 2.3- 7.3 237 86.6 81.4-90.5
Catawba 282 13 4.7 2.3- 9.4 15 3.6 2.0- 6.2 10 5.9 2.2-15.2 244 85.8 77.9-91.2
Cumberland 277 27 8.3 5.4-12.6 25 8.9 5.5-14.2 29 7.9 5.1-12.1 196 74.9 68.4-80.5
Davidson 343 18 3.4 1.7- 6.7 31 7.5 4.8-11.6 31 6.5 4.2-10.0 263 82.5 77.0-87.0
Durham 593 28 3.0 1.9- 4.7 44 4.4 3.1- 6.2 29 4.4 2.3- 8.4 492 88.2 84.3-91.2
Forsyth 263 13 3.5 1.9- 6.5 22 6.9 3.9-11.9 19 5.8 3.4- 9.5 209 83.8 77.9-88.4
Gaston 255 15 5.2 2.8- 9.2 21 6.1 2.9-12.2 26 9.4 5.7-15.2 193 79.3 71.7-85.3
Guilford 659 40 3.2 2.3- 4.6 47 4.9 3.4- 7.0 32 3.4 2.3- 5.1 540 88.5 85.7-90.8
Iredell 319 14 2.5 1.3- 4.9 25 7.5 4.3-12.8 29 5.3 3.5- 8.1 251 84.6 79.1-88.9
Johnston 262 19 4.9 2.0-11.4 22 7.5 4.4-12.6 18 4.2 2.4- 7.1 203 83.5 76.5-88.7
Mecklenburg 573 27 3.6 2.2- 5.9 40 4.2 2.8- 6.1 27 3.5 2.2- 5.4 479 88.7 85.6-91.3
New Hanover 316 23 8.5 4.9-14.5 21 5.5 2.8-10.6 22 6.7 3.9-11.3 250 79.3 72.3-84.9
Onslow 280 12 3.7 1.4- 9.6 31 7.2 4.8-10.8 21 4.8 2.9- 7.9 216 84.2 78.5-88.7
Orange 288 13 3.3 1.7- 6.2 13 3.1 1.7- 5.5 14 4.8 2.3- 9.6 248 88.9 83.7-92.5
Pitt 320 28 6.9 4.0-11.7 25 6.3 3.7-10.6 24 6.0 3.5-10.1 243 80.8 74.4-85.8
Randolph 377 21 4.6 2.5- 8.4 30 5.5 3.4- 8.6 34 7.6 5.0-11.5 292 82.3 77.0-86.6
Robeson 287 22 5.0 3.0- 8.3 25 7.7 4.4-13.2 38 10.9 7.1-16.3 202 76.3 69.4-82.1
Rowan 354 17 3.8 2.1- 6.6 37 7.6 5.1-11.3 23 4.7 2.9- 7.5 277 84.0 79.2-87.8
Union 330 16 3.8 2.1- 6.8 20 4.4 2.5- 7.8 20 3.7 2.1- 6.2 274 88.1 83.5-91.6
Wake 674 25 3.4 2.1- 5.5 38 4.7 2.5- 8.4 24 2.6 1.7- 4.2 587 89.3 85.4-92.2
Wayne 350 29 8.8 4.2-17.4 38 9.2 5.6-14.8 23 4.2 2.5- 7.0 260 77.8 69.6-84.3
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 2,944 216 5.7 4.5- 7.2 252 7.1 5.8- 8.6 254 6.7 5.4- 8.1 2,222 80.5 78.2-82.7
Piedmont 6,645 339 3.9 3.3- 4.5 487 5.5 4.7- 6.5 427 5.6 4.9- 6.4 5,392 85.0 83.7-86.2
Western NC 1,861 110 5.9 4.5- 7.8 188 8.0 6.6- 9.7 155 7.2 5.8- 8.9 1,408 78.9 76.2-81.3
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,272 75 6.1 4.3- 8.7 117 7.5 5.8- 9.6 99 6.1 4.5- 8.1 981 80.3 77.0-83.2
Northwest 2,266 115 3.9 3.1- 5.0 209 7.0 5.8- 8.5 177 6.6 5.4- 8.1 1,765 82.4 80.3-84.4
Charlotte 1,623 87 4.8 3.6- 6.3 121 4.6 3.6- 5.9 110 5.9 4.6- 7.6 1,305 84.7 82.3-86.8
Greensboro 1,810 107 4.5 3.4- 6.0 129 5.8 4.5- 7.3 120 6.1 4.7- 7.8 1,454 83.7 81.2-85.9
Southern Regional 987 78 5.7 4.2- 7.7 79 7.4 4.9-11.1 109 8.2 6.0-11.1 721 78.7 74.4-82.5
Coastal 467 31 5.5 3.4- 8.7 31 8.1 4.7-13.5 33 8.3 4.9-13.7 372 78.1 71.4-83.5
Wake 1,702 80 3.4 2.4- 4.7 115 5.0 3.6- 7.0 84 4.2 3.1- 5.7 1,423 87.4 84.8-89.5
Area L 117 8 6.1 2.6-13.6 13 7.7 4.0-14.2 10 11.2 5.5-21.3 86 75.1 64.4-83.4
Eastern 1,206 84 5.3 3.3- 8.5 113 7.2 5.2-10.0 94 4.6 3.4- 6.3 915 82.8 78.8-86.1

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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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