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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,133 8,669 74.3 73.0-75.5 3,464 25.7 24.5-27.0
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 311 217 71.4 63.9-77.9 94 28.6 22.1-36.1
Buncombe 263 189 76.7 69.8-82.4 74 23.3 17.6-30.2
Cabarrus 309 224 75.6 68.5-81.5 85 24.4 18.5-31.5
Catawba 294 200 66.5 58.2-73.9 94 33.5 26.1-41.8
Cumberland 298 194 63.8 56.5-70.5 104 36.2 29.5-43.5
Davidson 362 231 67.9 60.5-74.5 131 32.1 25.5-39.5
Durham 618 483 79.9 74.7-84.3 135 20.1 15.7-25.3
Forsyth 278 224 81.9 75.4-86.9 54 18.1 13.1-24.6
Gaston 267 183 70.7 62.2-77.9 84 29.3 22.1-37.8
Guilford 691 523 79.3 75.3-82.9 168 20.7 17.1-24.7
Iredell 335 234 77.5 71.4-82.7 101 22.5 17.3-28.6
Johnston 276 177 69.1 60.9-76.3 99 30.9 23.7-39.1
Mecklenburg 605 468 80.1 75.7-83.8 137 19.9 16.2-24.3
New Hanover 331 260 80.1 73.8-85.2 71 19.9 14.8-26.2
Onslow 303 209 74.0 66.1-80.6 94 26.0 19.4-33.9
Orange 295 235 84.6 79.5-88.7 60 15.4 11.3-20.5
Pitt 342 252 79.5 73.3-84.5 90 20.5 15.5-26.7
Randolph 398 263 70.1 63.4-76.1 135 29.9 23.9-36.6
Robeson 315 187 64.3 57.1-71.0 128 35.7 29.0-42.9
Rowan 379 252 71.4 65.1-76.9 127 28.6 23.1-34.9
Union 348 260 81.4 75.0-86.5 88 18.6 13.5-25.0
Wake 708 567 82.9 78.8-86.4 141 17.1 13.6-21.2
Wayne 365 238 64.9 56.8-72.3 127 35.1 27.7-43.2
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 3,144 2,140 71.0 68.3-73.7 1,004 29.0 26.3-31.7
Piedmont 7,020 5,122 75.8 74.2-77.4 1,898 24.2 22.6-25.8
Western NC 1,969 1,407 74.0 71.2-76.6 562 26.0 23.4-28.8
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,343 975 76.5 73.3-79.3 368 23.5 20.7-26.7
Northwest 2,402 1,666 73.3 70.7-75.9 736 26.7 24.1-29.3
Charlotte 1,719 1,259 75.3 72.1-78.3 460 24.7 21.7-27.9
Greensboro 1,902 1,379 76.1 73.5-78.6 523 23.9 21.4-26.5
Southern Regional 1,067 685 68.3 63.5-72.8 382 31.7 27.2-36.5
Coastal 496 383 76.1 69.4-81.8 113 23.9 18.2-30.6
Wake 1,795 1,355 77.1 73.7-80.1 440 22.9 19.9-26.3
Area L 129 85 65.2 54.1-74.8 44 34.8 25.2-45.9
Eastern 1,280 882 72.9 68.1-77.3 398 27.1 22.7-31.9

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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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