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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

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Syndrome (CFS) or Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME)?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,347 146 1.9 1.6- 2.3 6,201 98.1 97.7-98.4
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 802 27 2.6 1.7- 4.2 775 97.4 95.8-98.3
Region 3 622 13 1.7 0.9- 3.0 609 98.3 97.0-99.1
Region 4 1,234 26 2.1 1.3- 3.2 1,208 97.9 96.8-98.7
Region 5 939 15 1.3 0.7- 2.3 924 98.7 97.7-99.3
Region 6 450 17 3.4 2.0- 5.8 433 96.6 94.2-98.0
Region 7 907 16 1.4 0.8- 2.5 891 98.6 97.5-99.2
Region 8 772 17 2.1 1.1- 3.9 755 97.9 96.1-98.9
Region 9 & 10 621 15 1.7 0.9- 3.0 606 98.3 97.0-99.1
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 1,974 53 2.3 1.6- 3.1 1,921 97.7 96.9-98.4
Piedmont 3,452 67 1.7 1.3- 2.2 3,385 98.3 97.8-98.7
Western NC 921 26 2.4 1.5- 3.7 895 97.6 96.3-98.5
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 587 19 2.6 1.6- 4.2 568 97.4 95.8-98.4
Northwest 1,072 25 2.2 1.4- 3.5 1,047 97.8 96.5-98.6
Charlotte 1,000 21 1.8 1.1- 3.1 979 98.2 96.9-98.9
Greensboro 764 13 1.3 0.6- 2.6 751 98.7 97.4-99.4
Southern Regional 528 18 2.9 1.7- 5.0 510 97.1 95.0-98.3
Southeast 532 13 2.4 1.2- 4.7 519 97.6 95.3-98.8
Wake 934 17 1.7 1.0- 2.9 917 98.3 97.1-99.0
Area L & Eastern 930 20 1.5 0.9- 2.4 910 98.5 97.6-99.1

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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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