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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 11,866 1,075 7.0 6.5- 7.5 10,791 93.0 92.5-93.5
COUNTY/REGIONS
Buncombe 389 50 8.4 5.9-11.8 339 91.6 88.2-94.1
Cumberland 446 20 3.9 2.3- 6.5 426 96.1 93.5-97.7
Durham 459 35 4.6 3.0- 6.8 424 95.4 93.2-97.0
Forsyth 427 33 7.2 4.8-10.7 394 92.8 89.3-95.2
Gaston 368 36 5.3 3.5- 8.0 332 94.7 92.0-96.5
Guilford 507 41 6.2 4.3- 8.9 466 93.8 91.1-95.7
Mecklenburg 683 46 5.6 4.0- 8.0 637 94.4 92.0-96.0
New Hanover 398 55 7.3 5.2-10.0 343 92.7 90.0-94.8
Union 382 32 5.9 3.7- 9.3 350 94.1 90.7-96.3
Wake 697 49 5.8 4.2- 8.1 648 94.2 91.9-95.8
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 3,911 317 5.9 5.2- 6.8 3,594 94.1 93.2-94.8
Piedmont 6,345 559 6.8 6.1- 7.6 5,786 93.2 92.4-93.9
Western NC 1,610 199 9.4 7.9-11.0 1,411 90.6 89.0-92.1
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,104 135 9.2 7.5-11.3 969 90.8 88.7-92.5
Northwest 1,903 203 8.7 7.4-10.1 1,700 91.3 89.9-92.6
Charlotte 1,931 163 6.3 5.1- 7.8 1,768 93.7 92.2-94.9
Greensboro 1,343 119 6.5 5.2- 8.2 1,224 93.5 91.8-94.8
Southern Regional 1,552 93 5.1 4.0- 6.5 1,459 94.9 93.5-96.0
Southeast 744 93 8.1 6.2-10.5 651 91.9 89.5-93.8
Wake 1,678 128 6.0 4.8- 7.5 1,550 94.0 92.5-95.2
Area L 399 42 7.8 5.5-10.9 357 92.2 89.1-94.5
Eastern 1,212 99 5.7 4.5- 7.1 1,113 94.3 92.9-95.5

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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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