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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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  Total
Respond.^
Own Rent Other arrangement
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,753 8,363 70.7 69.6-71.7 2,771 22.8 21.9-23.7 619 6.5 5.9- 7.3
COUNTY/REGIONS
Buncombe 388 283 68.4 62.0-74.2 85 25.6 20.2-31.9 20 6.0 3.6- 9.7
Cumberland 439 284 64.7 58.9-70.0 138 30.3 25.3-35.8 17 5.0 2.8- 8.9
Durham 454 300 61.2 55.2-66.9 129 29.6 24.6-35.2 25 9.2 5.7-14.5
Forsyth 419 304 69.8 63.9-75.1 100 26.1 21.1-31.8 15 4.1 2.3- 7.1
Gaston 368 273 72.0 64.5-78.5 80 23.3 17.2-30.8 *** *** ***
Guilford 506 351 71.0 65.8-75.7 125 23.9 19.5-29.0 30 5.1 3.3- 7.8
Mecklenburg 675 401 63.8 59.4-67.9 232 28.2 24.6-32.1 42 8.1 5.6-11.6
New Hanover 392 302 73.0 66.0-79.0 81 24.0 18.4-30.8 *** *** ***
Union 379 307 74.2 66.8-80.5 56 20.2 14.6-27.3 *** *** ***
Wake 688 467 74.6 70.8-78.0 193 21.4 18.3-24.9 28 4.0 2.4- 6.5
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 3,869 2,747 69.4 67.5-71.3 921 24.0 22.3-25.7 201 6.6 5.5- 8.0
Piedmont 6,287 4,421 70.7 69.2-72.1 1,532 22.8 21.6-24.1 334 6.5 5.6- 7.5
Western NC 1,597 1,195 73.4 70.4-76.2 318 19.8 17.4-22.4 84 6.8 5.1- 9.1
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,095 809 72.0 68.2-75.5 230 21.6 18.6-25.0 56 6.4 4.4- 9.3
Northwest 1,884 1,393 74.6 72.1-77.0 396 19.8 17.7-22.1 95 5.6 4.3- 7.2
Charlotte 1,919 1,333 67.7 64.8-70.5 481 24.6 22.2-27.1 105 7.8 6.0-10.0
Greensboro 1,334 949 70.2 67.0-73.3 300 21.8 19.1-24.7 85 8.0 6.1-10.4
Southern Regional 1,539 1,093 68.7 65.4-71.9 361 25.6 22.7-28.7 85 5.7 4.0- 7.9
Southeast 734 550 73.0 68.4-77.2 160 21.9 18.2-26.1 24 5.1 3.0- 8.5
Wake 1,655 1,124 71.4 68.7-74.0 447 22.7 20.5-25.2 84 5.9 4.4- 7.7
Area L 394 279 68.9 62.7-74.4 85 20.6 16.2-25.7 30 10.6 6.8-16.0
Eastern 1,199 833 69.1 65.8-72.3 311 24.9 22.0-28.0 55 6.0 4.3- 8.3

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 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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