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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 11,814 2,080 15.3 14.5-16.1 9,734 84.7 83.9-85.5
COUNTY/REGIONS
Buncombe 385 68 16.1 12.0-21.4 317 83.9 78.6-88.0
Cumberland 442 76 15.7 12.1-20.0 366 84.3 80.0-87.9
Durham 459 69 12.1 9.0-15.9 390 87.9 84.1-91.0
Forsyth 425 58 11.4 8.3-15.4 367 88.6 84.6-91.7
Gaston 364 69 14.5 10.9-19.1 295 85.5 80.9-89.1
Guilford 507 91 16.2 12.8-20.3 416 83.8 79.7-87.2
Mecklenburg 678 109 14.7 11.9-18.0 569 85.3 82.0-88.1
New Hanover 397 65 16.0 11.1-22.5 332 84.0 77.5-88.9
Union 385 43 13.1 8.5-19.7 342 86.9 80.3-91.5
Wake 693 101 11.5 9.1-14.4 592 88.5 85.6-90.9
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 3,895 722 15.8 14.4-17.3 3,173 84.2 82.7-85.6
Piedmont 6,319 1,053 14.4 13.4-15.5 5,266 85.6 84.5-86.6
Western NC 1,600 305 17.7 15.5-20.2 1,295 82.3 79.8-84.5
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,096 203 17.5 14.7-20.6 893 82.5 79.4-85.3
Northwest 1,897 344 15.6 13.8-17.6 1,553 84.4 82.4-86.2
Charlotte 1,924 310 14.6 12.7-16.8 1,614 85.4 83.2-87.3
Greensboro 1,338 239 15.7 13.5-18.2 1,099 84.3 81.8-86.5
Southern Regional 1,546 313 17.3 14.9-20.0 1,233 82.7 80.0-85.1
Southeast 741 120 15.1 11.9-18.9 621 84.9 81.1-88.1
Wake 1,667 250 12.1 10.4-14.1 1,417 87.9 85.9-89.6
Area L 399 77 15.3 11.7-19.8 322 84.7 80.2-88.3
Eastern 1,206 224 16.5 14.2-19.1 982 83.5 80.9-85.8

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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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