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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 11,021 4,037 41.5 40.0-43.1 6,984 58.5 56.9-60.0
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 279 120 54.1 45.9-62.0 159 45.9 38.0-54.1
Buncombe 244 73 37.8 29.7-46.5 171 62.2 53.5-70.3
Cabarrus 277 102 36.2 28.9-44.2 175 63.8 55.8-71.1
Catawba 271 102 44.7 36.2-53.5 169 55.3 46.5-63.8
Cumberland 268 105 43.3 35.7-51.1 163 56.7 48.9-64.3
Davidson 329 111 43.2 34.4-52.4 218 56.8 47.6-65.6
Durham 567 206 43.0 37.1-49.2 361 57.0 50.8-62.9
Forsyth 251 86 42.8 34.4-51.7 165 57.2 48.3-65.6
Gaston 245 78 31.6 23.9-40.3 167 68.4 59.7-76.1
Guilford 641 235 41.0 35.6-46.7 406 59.0 53.3-64.4
Iredell 305 105 41.3 33.5-49.5 200 58.7 50.5-66.5
Johnston 250 116 49.7 40.0-59.3 134 50.3 40.7-60.0
Mecklenburg 556 161 37.6 31.7-44.0 395 62.4 56.0-68.3
New Hanover 296 100 37.3 30.4-44.8 196 62.7 55.2-69.6
Onslow 272 107 44.4 36.1-53.0 165 55.6 47.0-63.9
Orange 287 110 42.1 34.1-50.5 177 57.9 49.5-65.9
Pitt 311 122 46.4 38.1-54.9 189 53.6 45.1-61.9
Randolph 367 155 46.7 39.3-54.3 212 53.3 45.7-60.7
Robeson 279 114 44.9 36.9-53.2 165 55.1 46.8-63.1
Rowan 337 121 41.5 34.3-49.1 216 58.5 50.9-65.7
Union 316 108 49.2 40.1-58.3 208 50.8 41.7-59.9
Wake 652 241 44.8 39.4-50.3 411 55.2 49.7-60.6
Wayne 332 136 49.4 41.1-57.8 196 50.6 42.2-58.9
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 2,836 1,107 41.3 38.1-44.5 1,729 58.7 55.5-61.9
Piedmont 6,396 2,332 42.7 40.7-44.7 4,064 57.3 55.3-59.3
Western NC 1,789 598 36.9 33.7-40.2 1,191 63.1 59.8-66.3
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,222 366 33.4 29.5-37.5 856 66.6 62.5-70.5
Northwest 2,170 809 43.7 40.4-47.0 1,361 56.3 53.0-59.6
Charlotte 1,561 512 38.9 35.1-42.9 1,049 61.1 57.1-64.9
Greensboro 1,757 684 42.9 39.4-46.4 1,073 57.1 53.6-60.6
Southern Regional 951 377 46.8 41.3-52.4 574 53.2 47.6-58.7
Coastal 448 158 40.3 33.2-47.8 290 59.7 52.2-66.8
Wake 1,636 640 45.9 42.0-49.7 996 54.1 50.3-58.0
Area L 113 43 33.7 24.2-44.7 70 66.3 55.3-75.8
Eastern 1,163 448 36.3 31.4-41.5 715 63.7 58.5-68.6

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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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