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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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  Total
Respond.^
None 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days 30 days
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,936 8,477 68.7 67.3-70.1 803 8.1 7.3- 9.0 973 9.2 8.3-10.1 915 8.1 7.3- 9.0 768 5.9 5.3- 6.6
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 304 205 58.6 50.2-66.6 21 11.7 6.8-19.3 34 13.3 8.4-20.5 24 8.5 4.6-15.2 20 7.9 4.4-13.9
Buncombe 258 186 66.7 58.6-74.0 17 8.5 4.8-14.5 28 13.9 8.8-21.1 14 7.3 4.0-13.1 13 3.6 2.0- 6.4
Cabarrus 303 224 72.4 64.7-79.0 19 5.4 3.2- 9.0 22 11.3 6.6-18.8 20 5.1 2.8- 8.9 18 5.8 3.2-10.4
Catawba 291 215 71.3 62.9-78.5 15 3.9 2.1- 6.9 17 6.4 2.9-13.3 27 9.7 6.3-14.7 17 8.7 4.2-17.3
Cumberland 292 211 71.8 64.7-78.0 13 4.4 2.4- 8.0 20 10.3 6.0-17.0 24 7.7 4.7-12.4 24 5.8 3.7- 9.0
Davidson 357 256 69.0 61.2-75.9 15 4.7 2.4- 9.1 26 6.4 3.3-12.2 25 9.4 5.7-15.1 35 10.4 6.7-15.7
Durham 611 434 67.2 61.2-72.6 51 12.6 9.0-17.4 59 11.7 8.2-16.4 43 5.6 3.4- 9.2 24 2.9 1.7- 5.0
Forsyth 277 211 72.8 64.6-79.7 14 4.7 2.5- 8.7 24 11.3 6.5-19.1 14 5.0 2.7- 9.1 14 6.1 3.0-11.9
Gaston 262 177 68.7 60.3-76.0 19 6.8 4.1-11.1 21 9.1 5.3-15.0 13 4.8 2.3- 9.7 32 10.7 6.7-16.6
Guilford 682 486 65.3 59.7-70.5 43 8.5 5.8-12.3 68 13.1 9.2-18.4 53 9.5 6.5-13.6 32 3.6 2.4- 5.4
Iredell 327 229 70.4 62.9-76.9 25 6.6 4.1-10.5 31 11.5 6.8-18.7 23 4.7 2.9- 7.6 19 6.8 3.8-12.0
Johnston 269 174 56.8 47.1-66.0 24 14.0 7.1-25.6 28 11.9 7.3-18.8 29 12.3 7.2-20.1 14 5.1 2.3-10.9
Mecklenburg 600 420 68.0 62.6-73.1 45 10.0 6.8-14.5 58 11.1 8.0-15.1 45 5.5 3.8- 7.8 32 5.4 3.5- 8.2
New Hanover 323 223 63.4 55.9-70.2 23 6.8 4.0-11.3 26 10.7 6.4-17.3 28 10.5 6.6-16.3 23 8.7 5.3-13.9
Onslow 300 216 73.1 65.8-79.4 20 6.2 3.6-10.2 21 4.8 2.7- 8.6 20 8.0 4.3-14.3 23 7.9 4.7-13.0
Orange 292 192 62.2 53.8-69.8 38 16.7 10.8-24.9 34 12.4 8.2-18.2 18 5.7 3.2- 9.8 10 3.1 1.4- 7.1
Pitt 334 246 71.1 62.6-78.3 22 7.5 3.3-16.0 26 10.3 6.1-17.0 27 8.3 5.1-13.3 13 2.8 1.4- 5.6
Randolph 389 278 67.4 60.2-73.8 18 5.3 2.7-10.0 27 8.4 5.2-13.5 38 10.8 7.3-15.8 28 8.0 4.6-13.6
Robeson 311 221 70.2 62.6-76.9 16 5.4 2.9-10.0 20 8.2 4.8-13.7 28 8.6 4.9-14.6 26 7.6 4.6-12.4
Rowan 368 258 65.3 58.0-72.0 18 5.8 3.0-10.9 34 11.6 7.2-18.3 34 10.2 6.7-15.1 24 7.1 4.5-11.1
Union 340 250 66.1 57.6-73.7 30 13.1 7.7-21.2 22 8.6 5.1-14.2 21 7.8 4.7-12.8 17 4.4 2.3- 8.4
Wake 703 502 70.1 65.0-74.7 49 7.7 5.5-10.7 68 10.2 7.3-14.1 57 8.8 6.3-12.2 27 3.2 2.0- 5.3
Wayne 358 258 66.9 58.1-74.6 19 4.7 2.9- 7.6 29 9.7 5.5-16.7 27 10.6 5.8-18.7 25 8.1 3.9-16.1
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 3,085 2,201 69.9 66.9-72.7 203 8.5 6.7-10.7 223 7.3 6.0- 8.8 240 8.8 7.0-11.0 218 5.6 4.5- 6.8
Piedmont 6,920 4,903 68.1 66.3-69.9 474 8.0 7.0- 9.1 609 10.3 9.2-11.7 522 7.5 6.6- 8.6 412 6.0 5.1- 7.0
Western NC 1,931 1,373 68.9 65.9-71.7 126 7.4 5.9- 9.2 141 7.9 6.3- 9.8 153 9.2 7.5-11.1 138 6.6 5.4- 8.1
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,316 949 69.6 65.9-73.1 88 7.5 5.7- 9.8 101 8.7 6.6-11.4 96 8.9 6.9-11.4 82 5.3 4.0- 6.9
Northwest 2,363 1,682 69.9 67.0-72.6 128 5.4 4.3- 6.7 179 8.3 6.7-10.4 192 7.9 6.6- 9.4 182 8.6 6.9-10.5
Charlotte 1,696 1,193 66.1 62.4-69.7 128 9.4 7.4-12.0 142 10.8 8.6-13.5 122 6.9 5.4- 8.8 111 6.8 5.0- 9.3
Greensboro 1,869 1,296 64.2 60.7-67.6 131 9.1 7.2-11.5 182 12.4 9.8-15.5 150 8.7 7.0-10.8 110 5.6 4.4- 7.1
Southern Regional 1,050 755 72.6 67.7-76.9 59 5.4 3.8- 7.5 68 7.5 5.3-10.4 78 8.4 5.5-12.5 90 6.2 4.3- 8.9
Coastal 487 350 72.3 65.9-77.9 33 6.9 4.1-11.3 33 7.1 4.4-11.4 35 6.0 3.8- 9.2 36 7.7 4.8-12.1
Wake 1,775 1,257 69.2 65.6-72.5 142 9.6 7.6-12.1 167 10.2 8.1-12.8 138 7.8 6.1- 9.9 71 3.2 2.3- 4.6
Area L 125 94 72.2 61.2-81.1 8 9.6 4.1-20.5 8 6.0 2.6-12.9 7 5.9 2.6-12.8 8 6.3 2.9-13.3
Eastern 1,255 901 67.8 62.3-73.0 86 10.0 6.6-14.7 93 6.6 4.7- 9.2 97 11.0 7.5-15.9 78 4.6 3.2- 6.5

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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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