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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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Respond.^
Daily Weekly Monthly Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,287 5,643 42.7 41.3-44.2 588 5.8 5.2- 6.6 258 3.1 2.6- 3.7 4,798 48.4 46.8-49.9
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 289 155 42.2 34.7-50.0 13 3.4 1.7- 6.6 7 3.8 1.6- 9.1 114 50.6 42.5-58.6
Buncombe 250 136 48.3 40.3-56.4 13 6.7 3.5-12.4 8 6.1 2.2-15.8 93 38.9 31.3-47.0
Cabarrus 289 148 39.6 32.4-47.4 10 3.4 1.5- 7.2 5 3.6 1.3- 9.5 126 53.4 45.2-61.3
Catawba 285 136 46.3 38.2-54.7 15 5.1 2.9- 9.1 4 1.0 0.3- 3.1 130 47.5 39.4-55.7
Cumberland 277 131 41.5 34.4-48.9 22 9.5 5.5-15.9 10 4.9 2.3-10.2 114 44.1 36.7-51.8
Davidson 338 158 35.1 28.1-42.9 16 7.5 3.8-14.3 6 1.7 0.7- 4.0 158 55.6 47.1-63.8
Durham 581 280 40.6 34.9-46.6 49 8.9 6.1-12.8 24 5.3 2.5-11.1 228 45.2 39.3-51.3
Forsyth 257 149 50.2 41.5-58.8 13 6.4 3.3-12.2 2 0.7 0.2- 3.1 93 42.7 34.0-51.8
Gaston 252 95 29.9 23.2-37.7 17 7.5 4.2-13.0 7 3.5 1.3- 8.7 133 59.1 50.3-67.4
Guilford 655 357 49.3 43.9-54.7 35 6.0 3.8- 9.2 15 5.3 2.5-11.0 248 39.4 34.3-44.8
Iredell 314 168 45.3 37.9-53.0 18 6.8 3.7-12.1 7 2.9 1.2- 6.7 121 45.1 37.4-52.9
Johnston 257 116 36.7 28.7-45.6 10 4.0 2.0- 7.9 5 1.7 0.6- 4.3 126 57.6 48.5-66.2
Mecklenburg 563 305 52.3 46.3-58.2 39 7.2 5.0-10.2 9 2.5 0.9- 7.0 210 38.0 32.4-44.0
New Hanover 311 170 40.7 34.1-47.7 15 5.2 3.0- 8.9 8 5.2 2.1-12.4 118 48.9 41.5-56.2
Onslow 279 153 47.3 39.3-55.5 12 6.6 3.0-14.1 4 2.1 0.7- 6.4 110 43.9 35.8-52.4
Orange 285 149 44.4 36.5-52.5 14 7.5 3.6-15.0 7 1.8 0.8- 4.1 115 46.3 38.0-54.9
Pitt 319 170 39.8 32.6-47.5 19 4.7 2.8- 8.0 6 5.4 1.6-16.6 124 50.1 41.8-58.3
Randolph 372 184 41.5 34.7-48.7 8 2.1 0.9- 4.9 6 2.4 0.8- 6.9 174 53.9 46.6-61.1
Robeson 284 103 26.4 20.5-33.2 13 3.6 1.9- 6.8 5 2.4 0.8- 6.9 163 67.6 60.3-74.2
Rowan 351 156 40.6 34.0-47.5 17 4.7 2.3- 9.3 10 2.5 1.3- 4.9 168 52.2 45.2-59.1
Union 320 177 47.2 38.5-56.1 24 7.3 4.3-12.2 4 3.2 0.8-12.3 115 42.2 33.3-51.7
Wake 660 349 44.5 39.4-49.8 44 8.2 5.5-11.9 22 3.1 2.0- 5.0 245 44.2 38.8-49.7
Wayne 345 157 33.3 27.0-40.4 12 4.0 1.7- 8.9 5 5.9 1.8-17.7 171 56.8 48.5-64.6
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 2,912 1,406 39.5 36.5-42.5 132 5.0 3.7- 6.7 63 3.2 2.3- 4.4 1,311 52.4 49.2-55.5
Piedmont 6,549 3,337 44.4 42.4-46.3 365 6.0 5.2- 6.9 151 2.9 2.3- 3.7 2,696 46.7 44.7-48.7
Western NC 1,826 900 42.4 39.3-45.6 91 6.8 5.0- 9.2 44 3.7 2.4- 5.7 791 47.0 43.8-50.3
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,246 635 44.0 40.2-47.9 67 7.2 5.3- 9.7 28 4.0 2.3- 7.0 516 44.8 40.9-48.8
Northwest 2,241 1,087 42.3 39.2-45.5 108 5.9 4.4- 7.9 46 1.9 1.4- 2.7 1,000 49.8 46.5-53.1
Charlotte 1,596 808 45.0 41.3-48.9 99 6.2 4.9- 7.8 32 3.1 1.9- 5.0 657 45.7 41.8-49.6
Greensboro 1,788 940 44.7 41.4-48.1 79 5.0 3.7- 6.7 38 3.9 2.3- 6.4 731 46.4 42.9-49.9
Southern Regional 971 432 39.6 34.5-45.0 51 5.9 3.9- 8.8 25 3.6 2.1- 6.4 463 50.9 45.4-56.3
Coastal 461 252 46.3 39.1-53.7 23 4.2 2.6- 6.7 9 2.1 0.9- 5.1 177 47.4 40.1-54.9
Wake 1,670 838 43.2 39.6-46.9 107 6.5 4.9- 8.6 55 3.0 2.1- 4.3 670 47.2 43.4-51.1
Area L 115 50 34.0 24.5-44.9 4 2.5 0.8- 7.5 4 4.0 1.4-10.6 57 59.5 48.4-69.7
Eastern 1,199 601 39.4 34.6-44.5 50 5.2 2.8- 9.2 21 3.2 1.8- 5.7 527 52.2 46.8-57.5

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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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