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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Chronic Health Conditions

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that you had any of the following?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,840 905 7.0 6.4- 7.6 7,935 93.0 92.4-93.6
COUNTY/REGIONS
Buncombe 288 38 6.2 4.2- 9.1 250 93.8 90.9-95.8
Cumberland 386 29 4.4 2.7- 6.9 357 95.6 93.1-97.3
Durham 349 32 5.8 3.8- 8.7 317 94.2 91.3-96.2
Forsyth 352 46 9.1 6.3-13.1 306 90.9 86.9-93.7
Gaston 310 40 7.2 4.9-10.3 270 92.8 89.7-95.1
Guilford 375 39 7.5 5.0-11.2 336 92.5 88.8-95.0
Mecklenburg 500 41 5.2 3.7- 7.4 459 94.8 92.6-96.3
New Hanover 323 44 8.0 5.5-11.7 279 92.0 88.3-94.5
Union 288 41 12.9 7.4-21.5 247 87.1 78.5-92.6
Wake 504 36 5.5 3.8- 7.8 468 94.5 92.2-96.2
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 2,683 231 6.4 5.4- 7.6 2,452 93.6 92.4-94.6
Piedmont 5,158 540 6.7 6.0- 7.5 4,618 93.3 92.5-94.0
Western NC 999 134 9.2 7.3-11.4 865 90.8 88.6-92.7
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 712 100 9.2 7.0-11.9 612 90.8 88.1-93.0
Northwest 1,440 176 8.8 7.3-10.5 1,264 91.2 89.5-92.7
Charlotte 1,529 173 6.6 5.3- 8.1 1,356 93.4 91.9-94.7
Greensboro 1,088 109 6.6 5.2- 8.5 979 93.4 91.5-94.8
Southern Regional 1,244 84 5.2 3.8- 7.0 1,160 94.8 93.0-96.2
Southeast 554 70 7.7 5.7-10.4 484 92.3 89.6-94.3
Wake 1,333 99 5.2 4.1- 6.6 1,234 94.8 93.4-95.9
Area L & Eastern 940 94 7.3 5.7- 9.2 846 92.7 90.8-94.3

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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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