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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Chronic Health Conditions

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,868 1,053 6.4 5.9- 6.9 10,815 93.6 93.1-94.1
COUNTY/REGIONS
Buncombe 389 38 5.9 3.9- 8.8 351 94.1 91.2-96.1
Cumberland 446 31 4.6 3.0- 6.9 415 95.4 93.1-97.0
Durham 459 42 5.1 3.5- 7.2 417 94.9 92.8-96.5
Forsyth 425 41 7.0 4.7-10.3 384 93.0 89.7-95.3
Gaston 367 46 10.8 6.9-16.3 321 89.2 83.7-93.1
Guilford 508 51 6.6 4.8- 9.0 457 93.4 91.0-95.2
Mecklenburg 683 42 4.3 3.0- 6.0 641 95.7 94.0-97.0
New Hanover 398 37 6.1 4.1- 9.1 361 93.9 90.9-95.9
Union 386 26 3.2 2.0- 5.1 360 96.8 94.9-98.0
Wake 697 57 6.7 5.0- 8.9 640 93.3 91.1-95.0
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 3,911 365 6.7 5.9- 7.6 3,546 93.3 92.4-94.1
Piedmont 6,344 548 6.1 5.4- 6.7 5,796 93.9 93.3-94.6
Western NC 1,613 140 6.5 5.3- 7.9 1,473 93.5 92.1-94.7
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,106 92 5.5 4.2- 7.0 1,014 94.5 93.0-95.8
Northwest 1,899 167 6.5 5.4- 7.8 1,732 93.5 92.2-94.6
Charlotte 1,936 157 5.2 4.2- 6.4 1,779 94.8 93.6-95.8
Greensboro 1,342 134 7.3 5.9- 8.8 1,208 92.7 91.2-94.1
Southern Regional 1,553 135 5.4 4.3- 6.8 1,418 94.6 93.2-95.7
Southeast 744 76 7.7 5.9-10.2 668 92.3 89.8-94.1
Wake 1,678 145 6.4 5.2- 7.8 1,533 93.6 92.2-94.8
Area L 395 41 7.1 5.0-10.0 354 92.9 90.0-95.0
Eastern 1,215 106 7.1 5.7- 8.9 1,109 92.9 91.1-94.3

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^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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