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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina 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 6,614 5,020 73.5 72.1-74.8 769 12.6 11.6-13.6 419 7.3 6.6- 8.1 345 5.6 5.0- 6.4 61 1.0 0.7- 1.4
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 996 755 71.8 67.8-75.5 124 14.9 12.0-18.3 53 6.3 4.5- 8.8 55 6.4 4.6- 8.8 *** *** ***
Region 3 602 464 74.6 70.0-78.7 71 12.4 9.6-15.8 37 7.7 5.2-11.3 25 4.5 2.8- 6.9 *** *** ***
Region 4 1,207 910 74.1 71.1-76.8 154 13.3 11.2-15.8 74 6.6 5.2- 8.4 58 4.6 3.5- 6.1 11 1.4 0.7- 2.7
Region 5 818 592 71.9 68.1-75.3 108 12.8 10.4-15.7 67 9.5 7.3-12.3 43 5.0 3.6- 6.9 *** *** ***
Region 6 513 398 74.6 69.9-78.8 48 10.4 7.7-13.9 31 6.9 4.8- 9.9 29 5.9 3.9- 8.9 *** *** ***
Region 7 895 665 73.7 70.2-76.9 114 13.1 10.8-15.9 58 6.6 5.0- 8.6 47 5.6 4.0- 7.8 11 1.0 0.5- 1.9
Region 8 660 512 72.1 67.6-76.2 57 10.4 7.8-13.8 50 8.3 6.1-11.1 38 8.7 6.1-12.2 *** *** ***
Region 9 & 10 923 724 75.9 71.8-79.5 93 10.9 8.4-14.0 49 6.9 4.8- 9.7 50 5.9 4.0- 8.5 *** *** ***
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 2,177 1,694 74.6 72.2-76.9 211 10.4 8.9-12.2 135 7.3 6.1- 8.9 119 6.7 5.4- 8.3 18 0.9 0.5- 1.6
Piedmont 3,323 2,485 73.2 71.4-75.0 414 12.9 11.6-14.3 228 7.7 6.6- 8.8 164 5.0 4.2- 6.0 32 1.1 0.8- 1.7
Western NC 1,114 841 72.1 68.4-75.5 144 15.7 12.9-18.9 56 5.6 4.0- 7.7 62 6.0 4.5- 8.1 11 0.6 0.3- 1.2
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 833 618 69.3 64.7-73.5 114 17.1 13.6-21.1 47 6.8 4.7- 9.6 46 6.3 4.4- 8.9 *** *** ***
Northwest 984 766 74.6 71.0-77.9 108 12.2 9.8-15.0 56 7.3 5.4- 9.8 46 4.9 3.5- 6.7 *** *** ***
Charlotte 1,008 763 74.8 71.7-77.8 127 13.0 10.8-15.5 63 6.3 4.9- 8.2 46 4.6 3.3- 6.3 *** *** ***
Greensboro 610 455 73.4 69.0-77.3 70 11.6 8.9-15.0 44 8.9 6.4-12.2 36 5.4 3.8- 7.7 *** *** ***
Southern Regional 597 465 74.0 69.6-78.0 51 9.6 7.1-12.8 36 7.2 5.1-10.1 38 7.8 5.5-11.0 *** *** ***
Southeast 382 299 72.2 66.0-77.5 31 10.2 6.8-14.9 31 8.9 6.1-12.9 19 8.1 4.9-13.1 *** *** ***
Wake 1,009 730 71.8 68.5-74.9 145 14.5 12.2-17.1 73 7.2 5.6- 9.2 48 5.3 3.8- 7.3 13 1.2 0.6- 2.3
Area L & Eastern 1,191 924 75.3 71.9-78.5 123 11.0 8.9-13.6 69 7.2 5.4- 9.5 66 5.7 4.2- 7.8 *** *** ***

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2015 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2015 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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