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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,674 7,694 82.1 80.9-83.3 980 17.9 16.7-19.1
COUNTY/REGIONS
Buncombe 279 249 79.8 70.4-86.7 30 20.2 13.3-29.6
Cumberland 374 327 76.2 68.6-82.4 47 23.8 17.6-31.4
Durham 345 310 83.3 76.8-88.3 35 16.7 11.7-23.2
Forsyth 348 320 86.5 79.8-91.2 28 13.5 8.8-20.2
Gaston 299 272 81.6 71.3-88.7 27 18.4 11.3-28.7
Guilford 369 331 80.1 72.8-85.9 38 19.9 14.1-27.2
Mecklenburg 485 406 82.5 77.7-86.4 79 17.5 13.6-22.3
New Hanover 322 297 83.3 75.1-89.2 25 16.7 10.8-24.9
Union 283 263 83.9 73.3-90.8 20 16.1 9.2-26.7
Wake 488 409 83.8 79.9-87.1 79 16.2 12.9-20.1
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 2,635 2,321 79.3 76.6-81.7 314 20.7 18.3-23.4
Piedmont 5,059 4,495 82.8 81.2-84.4 564 17.2 15.6-18.8
Western NC 980 878 86.2 82.8-89.0 102 13.8 11.0-17.2
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 698 626 85.1 80.6-88.7 72 14.9 11.3-19.4
Northwest 1,411 1,270 84.8 81.8-87.4 141 15.2 12.6-18.2
Charlotte 1,493 1,330 83.2 80.0-86.1 163 16.8 13.9-20.0
Greensboro 1,076 958 80.4 76.2-83.9 118 19.6 16.1-23.8
Southern Regional 1,220 1,076 78.4 73.9-82.4 144 21.6 17.6-26.1
Southeast 549 499 83.8 78.6-87.9 50 16.2 12.1-21.4
Wake 1,306 1,142 84.0 81.3-86.4 164 16.0 13.6-18.7
Area L & Eastern 921 793 77.7 73.4-81.5 128 22.3 18.5-26.6

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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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