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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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  Total
Respond.^
Within the past year (<12 months) Within the past 2 years Within the past 5 years 5 or more years ago Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,763 6,928 73.2 71.9-74.5 784 11.4 10.4-12.4 469 6.9 6.2- 7.7 516 7.4 6.7- 8.3 66 1.1 0.8- 1.5
COUNTY/REGIONS
Buncombe 286 224 67.6 58.8-75.2 31 13.5 8.6-20.5 13 12.5 7.1-21.2 18 6.5 3.6-11.3 *** *** ***
Cumberland 381 300 73.2 66.1-79.3 37 11.6 7.6-17.3 *** *** *** 26 9.3 5.6-14.9 *** *** ***
Durham 350 284 71.3 64.1-77.4 30 12.0 7.9-17.8 21 8.5 5.2-13.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Forsyth 351 282 72.9 65.3-79.3 34 11.5 7.8-16.6 21 10.6 6.3-17.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Gaston 308 251 77.1 68.8-83.7 31 14.4 9.3-21.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Guilford 372 299 74.9 68.0-80.7 36 14.0 9.2-20.7 15 4.3 2.5- 7.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Mecklenburg 490 359 69.7 64.5-74.5 59 13.6 10.2-18.0 36 8.9 6.1-12.8 32 6.8 4.6- 9.8 *** *** ***
New Hanover 321 267 71.8 62.9-79.2 *** *** *** 20 7.9 4.7-13.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Union 288 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Wake 499 370 73.7 69.0-77.9 61 12.2 9.4-15.9 36 7.7 5.3-10.8 26 5.3 3.4- 8.1 *** *** ***
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 2,662 2,122 72.9 70.3-75.3 218 10.8 9.1-12.7 134 6.3 5.1- 7.7 171 9.0 7.4-10.9 *** *** ***
Piedmont 5,110 4,035 73.0 71.2-74.7 471 12.0 10.7-13.4 295 7.4 6.4- 8.5 265 6.4 5.5- 7.5 44 1.2 0.8- 1.7
Western NC 991 771 73.2 69.2-76.9 95 10.5 8.1-13.3 40 6.8 4.7- 9.8 80 8.7 6.6-11.4 *** *** ***
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 708 548 70.3 65.0-75.0 72 11.5 8.5-15.3 30 8.5 5.5-12.7 54 8.8 6.2-12.4 *** *** ***
Northwest 1,421 1,140 75.7 72.5-78.6 112 10.1 8.1-12.5 74 6.4 4.9- 8.5 87 7.1 5.4- 9.3 *** *** ***
Charlotte 1,513 1,190 70.5 66.8-73.8 147 13.2 10.7-16.1 84 7.8 5.9-10.2 84 7.4 5.7- 9.7 *** *** ***
Greensboro 1,082 840 73.3 69.4-76.9 105 12.1 9.4-15.4 66 6.7 5.1- 8.9 57 6.5 4.8- 8.8 *** *** ***
Southern Regional 1,231 984 72.0 67.6-76.1 101 11.0 8.4-14.2 44 5.1 3.4- 7.5 90 9.9 7.3-13.2 *** *** ***
Southeast 551 445 73.3 67.6-78.3 38 9.3 6.2-13.6 33 6.2 4.2- 9.1 31 10.0 6.6-14.8 *** *** ***
Wake 1,325 1,037 74.1 70.9-77.0 129 11.0 9.0-13.4 85 7.9 6.2-10.1 62 5.9 4.4- 7.8 *** *** ***
Area L & Eastern 932 744 73.8 69.8-77.4 80 11.8 9.2-15.0 53 6.5 4.8- 8.7 51 7.3 5.3-10.1 *** *** ***

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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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