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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 11,871 528 3.2 2.8- 3.5 11,343 96.8 96.5-97.2
COUNTY/REGIONS
Buncombe 391 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Cumberland 445 20 5.1 3.0- 8.5 425 94.9 91.5-97.0
Durham 459 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Forsyth 425 16 3.9 2.2- 6.9 409 96.1 93.1-97.8
Gaston 368 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Guilford 509 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Mecklenburg 683 21 2.1 1.3- 3.4 662 97.9 96.6-98.7
New Hanover 396 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Union 387 16 3.0 1.7- 5.2 371 97.0 94.8-98.3
Wake 697 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 3,910 203 3.9 3.2- 4.7 3,707 96.1 95.3-96.8
Piedmont 6,347 258 2.9 2.4- 3.3 6,089 97.1 96.7-97.6
Western NC 1,614 67 2.6 1.9- 3.6 1,547 97.4 96.4-98.1
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,107 45 2.2 1.5- 3.1 1,062 97.8 96.9-98.5
Northwest 1,900 89 3.5 2.7- 4.5 1,811 96.5 95.5-97.3
Charlotte 1,938 75 2.7 2.0- 3.7 1,863 97.3 96.3-98.0
Greensboro 1,345 55 2.6 1.9- 3.7 1,290 97.4 96.3-98.1
Southern Regional 1,551 87 4.9 3.7- 6.5 1,464 95.1 93.5-96.3
Southeast 743 36 3.4 2.3- 5.1 707 96.6 94.9-97.7
Wake 1,675 61 2.5 1.8- 3.4 1,614 97.5 96.6-98.2
Area L 398 24 4.2 2.6- 6.8 374 95.8 93.2-97.4
Eastern 1,214 56 3.5 2.5- 5.0 1,158 96.5 95.0-97.5

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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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