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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and AHEC Regions

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  Total
Respond.^
Within the past year (<12 months) Within the past 2 years Within the past 5 years 5 or more years ago Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,364 9,073 72.7 71.2-74.1 1,042 11.8 10.8-12.9 598 7.6 6.8- 8.6 595 7.2 6.4- 8.1 56 0.7 0.5- 1.1
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 282 233 71.0 60.1-80.0 17 10.6 4.9-21.3 15 12.2 6.4-21.8 16 6.0 2.7-13.1 *** *** ***
Buncombe 257 205 71.1 61.0-79.5 27 16.9 10.5-26.0 13 7.0 2.9-15.8 12 5.0 2.0-12.0 *** *** ***
Cabarrus 301 239 71.4 60.3-80.4 25 16.9 9.0-29.5 14 4.4 1.9- 9.6 19 6.5 3.4-11.9 *** *** ***
Catawba 283 232 76.7 66.7-84.4 27 8.5 4.5-15.4 15 9.4 4.8-17.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Cumberland 288 237 76.5 67.6-83.6 28 13.4 8.2-21.0 12 2.2 1.1- 4.3 11 7.9 3.7-16.4 *** *** ***
Davidson 291 231 72.5 61.9-81.1 22 11.1 5.8-20.2 17 9.1 4.0-19.3 17 6.2 2.7-13.4 *** *** ***
Durham 540 465 74.3 64.5-82.2 43 14.1 8.9-21.7 14 5.3 2.3-11.8 15 4.7 1.1-17.6 *** *** ***
Forsyth 287 222 67.5 58.1-75.7 29 15.9 9.5-25.3 20 9.4 5.2-16.6 16 7.1 3.6-13.5 *** *** ***
Gaston 254 *** *** *** 28 12.8 7.7-20.7 11 7.5 2.3-21.4 20 7.5 3.3-15.8 *** *** ***
Guilford 626 499 68.9 61.3-75.5 61 17.3 11.7-24.9 29 7.7 4.6-12.5 35 5.8 3.1-10.6 *** *** ***
Iredell 297 239 78.8 69.8-85.6 25 7.4 4.7-11.6 16 3.9 2.0- 7.3 16 9.7 4.4-20.1 *** *** ***
Johnston 282 226 73.0 63.8-80.6 19 5.5 3.1- 9.5 18 13.3 7.5-22.6 14 5.7 2.5-12.4 *** *** ***
Mecklenburg 641 509 69.7 64.2-74.7 54 12.6 9.2-17.1 47 11.5 8.2-15.9 30 6.1 3.8- 9.7 *** *** ***
New Hanover 322 268 79.6 71.4-85.9 26 10.3 6.0-17.2 13 7.3 3.6-14.1 13 2.6 1.4- 4.8 *** *** ***
Onslow 335 *** *** *** 41 9.2 5.5-14.9 *** *** *** 14 5.9 2.5-13.3 *** *** ***
Orange 337 267 77.1 68.3-84.0 37 13.0 7.8-20.9 18 5.9 2.7-12.3 15 4.0 1.9- 8.4 *** *** ***
Pitt 337 265 73.7 62.2-82.7 42 18.2 11.1-28.4 16 1.7 0.9- 3.1 12 6.0 1.7-19.3 *** *** ***
Randolph 401 321 77.5 68.4-84.5 32 9.3 5.1-16.3 24 5.4 3.2- 8.9 21 7.7 3.4-16.6 *** *** ***
Robeson 311 259 74.6 64.3-82.7 16 7.1 3.5-14.0 14 4.9 2.4- 9.9 20 13.2 6.8-23.9 *** *** ***
Rowan 320 248 71.6 61.6-79.9 31 9.4 6.0-14.6 18 10.1 4.2-22.2 21 8.2 4.7-13.9 *** *** ***
Union 355 264 73.8 65.7-80.6 53 14.1 10.0-19.4 13 5.0 2.2-11.1 20 5.5 2.1-13.8 *** *** ***
Wake 576 452 75.0 69.8-79.5 63 13.0 9.5-17.4 29 6.0 3.9- 9.2 27 5.4 3.4- 8.5 *** *** ***
Wayne 320 260 75.6 66.4-83.0 36 12.9 8.3-19.5 14 8.6 3.9-17.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,262 992 68.9 63.7-73.7 108 16.6 12.4-21.9 75 7.3 5.2-10.2 81 7.0 5.0- 9.6 *** *** ***
Northwest 2,229 1,773 72.3 68.7-75.7 207 11.7 9.4-14.4 131 8.7 6.6-11.3 109 7.1 5.2- 9.6 *** *** ***
Charlotte 1,673 1,296 70.7 66.8-74.3 174 14.3 11.5-17.6 91 8.0 6.0-10.7 101 6.6 4.8- 9.0 11 0.4 0.2- 0.7
Greensboro 1,784 1,421 69.9 65.2-74.2 164 13.9 10.7-17.8 91 8.3 5.7-12.0 102 7.7 5.5-10.8 *** *** ***
Southern Regional 942 773 76.1 70.6-80.9 68 8.5 6.1-11.9 42 6.9 3.9-11.9 57 8.4 5.7-12.2 *** *** ***
Coastal 503 419 77.5 70.7-83.1 39 10.8 7.0-16.3 21 6.2 3.6-10.6 21 5.4 2.7-10.5 *** *** ***
Wake 1,537 1,259 75.6 71.8-79.0 133 11.4 9.0-14.4 70 7.1 5.2- 9.6 61 4.9 3.3- 7.4 14 1.0 0.5- 1.9
Area L 157 *** *** *** 13 10.2 5.6-18.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Eastern 1,277 1,016 75.4 70.4-79.8 136 10.1 7.5-13.6 65 6.9 4.3-10.8 55 7.0 4.6-10.5 *** *** ***

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

NOTE: In 2011, the State Center for Health Statistics developed its own set of sample weights for N.C. counties and AHEC regions.
These county and AHEC weights cannot also be used to weight the data for the three N.C. regions. Consequently, regional results are not shown here, as in previous years.

^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.

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