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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 4,992 4,843 94.2 92.4-95.6 149 5.8 4.4- 7.6
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 121 118 96.3 86.7-99.1 3 3.7 0.9-13.3
Buncombe 102 97 93.2 80.9-97.8 5 6.8 2.2-19.1
Cabarrus 122 117 93.7 82.5-97.9 5 6.3 2.1-17.5
Catawba 106 103 98.2 94.0-99.5 3 1.8 0.5- 6.0
Cumberland 147 141 97.2 93.4-98.8 6 2.8 1.2- 6.6
Davidson 136 131 98.3 94.7-99.5 5 1.7 0.5- 5.3
Durham 286 282 93.6 81.0-98.1 4 6.4 1.9-19.0
Forsyth 113 108 96.6 89.8-98.9 5 3.4 1.1-10.2
Gaston 103 100 86.9 65.1-95.9 3 13.1 4.1-34.9
Guilford 291 281 87.9 76.0-94.3 10 12.1 5.7-24.0
Iredell 123 121 99.0 96.0-99.8 2 1.0 0.2- 4.0
Johnston 109 108 99.1 93.8-99.9 1 0.9 0.1- 6.2
Mecklenburg 299 294 94.9 84.1-98.5 5 5.1 1.5-15.9
New Hanover 132 131 99.2 94.7-99.9 1 0.8 0.1- 5.3
Onslow 141 138 96.4 83.0-99.3 3 3.6 0.7-17.0
Orange 151 148 98.3 94.3-99.5 3 1.7 0.5- 5.7
Pitt 132 128 94.1 83.1-98.1 4 5.9 1.9-16.9
Randolph 147 141 86.3 68.7-94.8 6 13.7 5.2-31.3
Robeson 134 129 92.7 82.0-97.3 5 7.3 2.7-18.0
Rowan 154 145 90.2 76.9-96.2 9 9.8 3.8-23.1
Union 131 127 86.1 66.2-95.2 4 13.9 4.8-33.8
Wake 335 325 95.8 90.2-98.2 10 4.2 1.8- 9.8
Wayne 157 154 96.2 86.7-99.0 3 3.8 1.0-13.3
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 1,369 1,335 95.5 91.1-97.8 34 4.5 2.2- 8.9
Piedmont 2,909 2,821 93.5 91.1-95.3 88 6.5 4.7- 8.9
Western NC 714 687 95.0 91.1-97.3 27 5.0 2.7- 8.9
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 498 479 95.8 92.0-97.8 19 4.2 2.2- 8.0
Northwest 883 848 95.8 92.8-97.5 35 4.2 2.5- 7.2
Charlotte 723 702 90.6 83.9-94.6 21 9.4 5.4-16.1
Greensboro 785 760 91.0 85.1-94.7 25 9.0 5.3-14.9
Southern Regional 463 449 96.1 90.3-98.5 14 3.9 1.5- 9.7
Coastal 211 208 97.0 89.0-99.2 3 3.0 0.8-11.0
Wake 808 792 96.0 92.5-97.9 16 4.0 2.1- 7.5
Area L 62 61 99.2 94.1-99.9 1 0.8 0.1- 5.9
Eastern 559 544 93.3 81.0-97.9 15 6.7 2.1-19.0

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*Respondents who reported having hysterectomy were excluded from both numerator and denominator

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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