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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 3,407 2,515 66.9 64.4-69.2 892 33.1 30.8-35.6
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 87 66 71.9 59.1-82.0 21 28.1 18.0-40.9
Buncombe 78 54 57.6 43.2-70.9 24 42.4 29.1-56.8
Cabarrus 89 59 60.2 47.2-71.8 30 39.8 28.2-52.8
Catawba 100 83 83.9 73.5-90.7 17 16.1 9.3-26.5
Cumberland 70 52 69.0 54.5-80.6 18 31.0 19.4-45.5
Davidson 90 63 54.8 42.0-66.9 27 45.2 33.1-58.0
Durham 141 106 67.4 55.8-77.2 35 32.6 22.8-44.2
Forsyth 83 66 71.2 57.5-81.8 17 28.8 18.2-42.5
Gaston 80 57 70.1 54.8-81.9 23 29.9 18.1-45.2
Guilford 210 161 69.9 61.2-77.3 49 30.1 22.7-38.8
Iredell 107 79 61.8 47.8-74.1 28 38.2 25.9-52.2
Johnston 77 53 68.1 55.3-78.7 24 31.9 21.3-44.7
Mecklenburg 155 111 67.6 58.1-75.8 44 32.4 24.2-41.9
New Hanover 95 76 70.5 56.6-81.4 19 29.5 18.6-43.4
Onslow 73 57 75.9 62.9-85.4 16 24.1 14.6-37.1
Orange 84 49 44.7 33.1-56.9 35 55.3 43.1-66.9
Pitt 103 76 65.1 50.5-77.4 27 34.9 22.6-49.5
Randolph 123 90 70.6 59.2-79.9 33 29.4 20.1-40.8
Robeson 70 50 61.8 46.9-74.7 20 38.2 25.3-53.1
Rowan 111 79 67.4 56.1-77.0 32 32.6 23.0-43.9
Union 112 82 66.6 55.8-75.9 30 33.4 24.1-44.2
Wake 188 133 60.1 50.4-69.0 55 39.9 31.0-49.6
Wayne 85 58 56.0 43.4-67.8 27 44.0 32.2-56.6
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 785 580 67.5 62.1-72.5 205 32.5 27.5-37.9
Piedmont 2,014 1,475 66.4 63.3-69.4 539 33.6 30.6-36.7
Western NC 608 460 67.6 62.2-72.7 148 32.4 27.3-37.8
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 422 324 68.4 61.5-74.5 98 31.6 25.5-38.5
Northwest 723 538 67.0 62.0-71.6 185 33.0 28.4-38.0
Charlotte 497 351 65.5 59.7-70.9 146 34.5 29.1-40.3
Greensboro 571 421 70.1 64.9-74.9 150 29.9 25.1-35.1
Southern Regional 248 185 71.8 63.3-78.9 63 28.2 21.1-36.7
Coastal 142 115 72.0 57.6-83.0 27 28.0 17.0-42.4
Wake 454 329 63.2 56.5-69.5 125 36.8 30.5-43.5
Area L 31 20 61.7 40.5-79.2 11 38.3 20.8-59.5
Eastern 319 232 63.2 53.9-71.5 87 36.8 28.5-46.1

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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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