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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,269 1,043 16.2 15.2-17.3 6,226 83.8 82.7-84.8
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 882 139 18.8 15.8-22.3 743 81.2 77.7-84.2
Region 3 682 103 17.9 14.5-21.8 579 82.1 78.2-85.5
Region 4 1,487 228 17.8 15.6-20.3 1,259 82.2 79.7-84.4
Region 5 1,060 145 15.9 13.2-19.0 915 84.1 81.0-86.8
Region 6 546 83 16.2 12.8-20.2 463 83.8 79.8-87.2
Region 7 1,031 143 14.9 12.5-17.8 888 85.1 82.2-87.5
Region 8 882 112 13.2 10.7-16.2 770 86.8 83.8-89.3
Region 9 & 10 699 90 13.6 10.8-17.0 609 86.4 83.0-89.2
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 2,266 303 14.3 12.6-16.2 1,963 85.7 83.8-87.4
Piedmont 3,994 592 16.9 15.5-18.4 3,402 83.1 81.6-84.5
Western NC 1,009 148 17.4 14.6-20.5 861 82.6 79.5-85.4
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 642 93 16.8 13.5-20.6 549 83.2 79.4-86.5
Northwest 1,189 186 19.1 16.4-22.1 1,003 80.9 77.9-83.6
Charlotte 1,224 192 17.9 15.5-20.6 1,032 82.1 79.4-84.5
Greensboro 856 126 17.2 14.1-20.7 730 82.8 79.3-85.9
Southern Regional 632 103 16.1 13.0-19.7 529 83.9 80.3-87.0
Southeast 597 68 12.8 9.6-16.8 529 87.2 83.2-90.4
Wake 1,076 137 14.0 11.6-16.7 939 86.0 83.3-88.4
Area L & Eastern 1,053 138 13.9 11.5-16.6 915 86.1 83.4-88.5

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 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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