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2013 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 8,842 1,102 13.1 12.1-14.1 7,740 86.9 85.9-87.9
COUNTY/REGIONS
Buncombe 288 40 12.3 8.0-18.5 248 87.7 81.5-92.0
Cumberland 386 41 13.8 9.1-20.4 345 86.2 79.6-90.9
Durham 349 37 10.3 6.8-15.2 312 89.7 84.8-93.2
Forsyth 352 40 10.3 6.9-15.0 312 89.7 85.0-93.1
Gaston 309 44 19.8 13.1-28.7 265 80.2 71.3-86.9
Guilford 376 49 13.9 9.8-19.2 327 86.1 80.8-90.2
Mecklenburg 498 57 12.5 9.2-16.8 441 87.5 83.2-90.8
New Hanover 323 33 7.5 4.7-11.8 290 92.5 88.2-95.3
Union 287 24 7.1 4.0-12.4 263 92.9 87.6-96.0
Wake 504 64 13.1 10.0-17.0 440 86.9 83.0-90.0
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 2,685 342 13.1 11.3-15.1 2,343 86.9 84.9-88.7
Piedmont 5,156 624 13.0 11.7-14.3 4,532 87.0 85.7-88.3
Western NC 1,001 136 13.3 10.6-16.5 865 86.7 83.5-89.4
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 716 98 10.7 8.2-13.9 618 89.3 86.1-91.8
Northwest 1,437 187 14.9 12.4-17.7 1,250 85.1 82.3-87.6
Charlotte 1,526 179 12.6 10.3-15.3 1,347 87.4 84.7-89.7
Greensboro 1,091 140 13.4 10.8-16.4 951 86.6 83.6-89.2
Southern Regional 1,243 142 12.9 10.1-16.4 1,101 87.1 83.6-89.9
Southeast 554 65 10.0 7.2-13.6 489 90.0 86.4-92.8
Wake 1,334 157 12.6 10.4-15.1 1,177 87.4 84.9-89.6
Area L & Eastern 941 134 14.4 11.7-17.7 807 85.6 82.3-88.3

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2013
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 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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