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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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  Total
Respond.^
Daily Weekly Monthly Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,311 5,569 42.3 40.9-43.8 607 6.2 5.4- 7.1 278 3.5 2.9- 4.1 4,857 48.0 46.5-49.5
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 290 149 40.9 33.6-48.7 13 4.2 2.2- 8.0 6 3.6 1.4- 8.9 122 51.3 43.2-59.2
Buncombe 251 132 49.8 41.7-57.9 12 4.9 2.4- 9.5 7 3.8 1.6- 8.7 100 41.5 33.6-49.9
Cabarrus 287 144 39.1 31.9-46.9 10 3.4 1.5- 7.3 8 5.9 2.7-12.5 125 51.6 43.4-59.7
Catawba 283 137 46.6 38.5-55.0 15 5.6 3.2- 9.8 3 0.9 0.3- 3.1 128 46.9 38.8-55.1
Cumberland 279 136 43.2 36.0-50.6 22 6.7 4.2-10.5 10 3.6 1.6- 7.9 111 46.6 39.0-54.3
Davidson 340 161 38.4 30.8-46.7 14 5.2 2.6-10.3 5 1.4 0.6- 3.4 160 55.0 46.4-63.2
Durham 582 283 41.7 35.9-47.7 42 7.4 5.0-10.8 24 6.0 3.0-11.9 233 44.8 38.9-50.9
Forsyth 260 145 48.4 39.9-56.9 9 4.1 1.7- 9.6 7 4.5 1.3-14.4 99 43.0 34.6-51.8
Gaston 249 95 31.0 24.0-39.0 19 6.9 4.0-11.6 7 4.0 1.6- 9.4 128 58.1 49.1-66.5
Guilford 652 344 50.6 45.1-56.0 38 5.6 3.8- 8.3 15 5.7 2.7-11.9 255 38.1 33.2-43.3
Iredell 311 168 45.3 37.9-53.0 16 6.3 3.3-11.7 7 2.4 1.0- 5.7 120 46.0 38.3-53.9
Johnston 257 108 30.0 23.3-37.6 12 5.2 2.4-11.1 9 6.5 2.7-14.8 128 58.3 49.2-66.8
Mecklenburg 562 306 50.8 44.8-56.7 37 8.1 5.5-11.7 10 2.5 0.9- 6.7 209 38.7 32.9-44.9
New Hanover 313 166 40.3 33.7-47.2 20 6.0 3.7- 9.7 7 3.9 1.5- 9.6 120 49.8 42.6-57.1
Onslow 280 148 46.6 38.5-54.8 15 8.2 4.0-15.9 6 2.7 1.0- 6.7 111 42.6 34.6-50.9
Orange 286 145 40.3 32.9-48.1 16 10.9 5.7-19.9 12 5.5 2.6-11.4 113 43.4 35.1-52.0
Pitt 316 167 41.9 34.3-49.8 21 5.1 3.1- 8.3 6 4.9 1.3-16.8 122 48.1 39.9-56.5
Randolph 372 183 42.5 35.5-49.8 8 3.0 1.3- 6.5 5 1.9 0.5- 6.5 176 52.6 45.2-59.9
Robeson 285 110 30.1 23.6-37.6 9 2.6 1.2- 5.7 4 1.4 0.5- 3.9 162 65.9 58.2-72.8
Rowan 350 150 34.4 28.3-41.0 14 5.6 2.6-11.5 11 2.8 1.4- 5.2 175 57.3 50.1-64.2
Union 320 170 43.7 35.4-52.5 28 11.4 6.8-18.4 4 3.5 0.9-12.2 118 41.4 32.5-50.9
Wake 661 335 44.4 39.2-49.8 48 8.7 6.0-12.3 26 4.3 2.7- 6.8 252 42.6 37.2-48.1
Wayne 344 154 34.4 27.8-41.7 17 3.6 2.1- 6.1 8 6.9 2.5-17.8 165 55.1 46.9-63.1
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 2,922 1,378 39.1 36.2-42.1 158 6.3 4.6- 8.7 69 3.5 2.5- 4.9 1,317 51.1 47.9-54.3
Piedmont 6,553 3,287 43.4 41.5-45.4 359 6.2 5.3- 7.1 172 3.6 2.9- 4.5 2,735 46.8 44.8-48.8
Western NC 1,836 904 44.3 41.1-47.5 90 5.9 4.2- 8.1 37 2.9 1.9- 4.4 805 46.9 43.7-50.2
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,255 639 47.4 43.4-51.3 66 5.8 4.3- 7.7 24 2.7 1.6- 4.5 526 44.2 40.2-48.2
Northwest 2,242 1,086 41.9 38.8-45.1 96 5.2 3.8- 7.0 48 2.8 1.7- 4.5 1,012 50.1 46.8-53.4
Charlotte 1,592 797 43.7 40.0-47.5 104 7.4 5.7- 9.5 35 3.3 2.1- 5.1 656 45.7 41.8-49.6
Greensboro 1,791 919 45.1 41.8-48.6 83 5.2 3.9- 6.9 43 4.6 2.9- 7.2 746 45.1 41.6-48.6
Southern Regional 977 431 37.7 32.9-42.9 49 5.1 3.0- 8.5 23 3.9 2.1- 7.0 474 53.2 47.9-58.6
Coastal 464 247 48.3 41.0-55.7 29 4.4 2.9- 6.7 8 1.6 0.6- 3.9 180 45.7 38.5-53.1
Wake 1,674 814 40.6 37.1-44.2 107 6.8 5.2- 8.9 66 4.5 3.2- 6.3 687 48.0 44.2-51.9
Area L 117 51 37.0 27.2-48.0 6 5.8 1.9-16.4 5 4.1 1.6-10.3 55 53.1 41.8-64.0
Eastern 1,199 585 40.2 35.3-45.4 67 8.3 4.8-13.9 26 2.9 1.6- 5.0 521 48.6 43.2-54.0

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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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