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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 3,206 431 15.4 13.3-17.6 2,775 84.6 82.4-86.7
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 91 18 25.1 13.7-41.5 73 74.9 58.5-86.3
Buncombe 46 2 5.9 1.0-27.6 44 94.1 72.4-99.0
Cabarrus 81 8 15.1 5.8-34.1 73 84.9 65.9-94.2
Catawba 94 16 22.6 11.9-38.5 78 77.4 61.5-88.1
Cumberland 83 15 18.2 10.3-30.1 68 81.8 69.9-89.7
Davidson 91 7 6.2 2.1-16.4 84 93.8 83.6-97.9
Durham 138 17 15.8 8.4-27.8 121 84.2 72.2-91.6
Forsyth 80 10 10.4 4.8-20.8 70 89.6 79.2-95.2
Gaston 77 13 30.2 14.7-52.0 64 69.8 48.0-85.3
Guilford 211 24 14.8 8.7-24.2 187 85.2 75.8-91.3
Iredell 105 11 8.9 4.5-17.1 94 91.1 82.9-95.5
Johnston 78 13 19.7 10.4-34.3 65 80.3 65.7-89.6
Mecklenburg 148 14 7.5 4.0-13.7 134 92.5 86.3-96.0
New Hanover 106 10 9.0 4.4-17.7 96 91.0 82.3-95.6
Onslow 85 11 17.4 6.8-37.7 74 82.6 62.3-93.2
Orange 84 10 12.8 6.4-24.1 74 87.2 75.9-93.6
Pitt 80 12 25.5 12.8-44.2 68 74.5 55.8-87.2
Randolph 106 12 9.2 4.8-16.9 94 90.8 83.1-95.2
Robeson 68 14 36.1 20.3-55.7 54 63.9 44.3-79.7
Rowan 118 17 13.7 7.6-23.5 101 86.3 76.5-92.4
Union 96 16 27.9 11.4-53.8 80 72.1 46.2-88.6
Wake 210 24 16.3 9.8-25.9 186 83.7 74.1-90.2
Wayne 85 13 19.4 8.2-39.1 72 80.6 60.9-91.8
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 810 121 16.5 12.5-21.4 689 83.5 78.6-87.5
Piedmont 1,953 249 15.1 12.5-18.0 1,704 84.9 82.0-87.5
Western NC 443 61 14.2 10.0-19.6 382 85.8 80.4-90.0
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 297 34 8.8 5.3-14.3 263 91.2 85.7-94.7
Northwest 664 91 13.8 10.4-18.0 573 86.2 82.0-89.6
Charlotte 456 62 16.4 11.3-23.1 394 83.6 76.9-88.7
Greensboro 544 68 14.3 10.4-19.4 476 85.7 80.6-89.6
Southern Regional 254 45 22.4 14.2-33.6 209 77.6 66.4-85.8
Coastal 146 14 6.2 3.2-11.5 132 93.8 88.5-96.8
Wake 487 65 17.6 12.9-23.7 422 82.4 76.3-87.1
Area L 31 5 13.8 4.7-33.9 26 86.2 66.1-95.3
Eastern 327 47 15.6 10.0-23.5 280 84.4 76.5-90.0

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*Asked only of respondents who have gambled or played any games for money.

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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