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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,685 949 15.5 14.4-16.6 5,736 84.5 83.4-85.6
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 1,009 138 16.2 13.2-19.6 871 83.8 80.4-86.8
Region 3 610 80 15.0 11.5-19.4 530 85.0 80.6-88.5
Region 4 1,219 195 16.6 14.3-19.2 1,024 83.4 80.8-85.7
Region 5 825 114 13.8 11.3-16.8 711 86.2 83.2-88.7
Region 6 515 94 18.4 14.8-22.5 421 81.6 77.5-85.2
Region 7 906 109 13.1 10.7-16.0 797 86.9 84.0-89.3
Region 8 667 99 16.8 13.5-20.6 568 83.2 79.4-86.5
Region 9 & 10 934 120 15.6 12.3-19.5 814 84.4 80.5-87.7
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 2,199 319 16.5 14.6-18.7 1,880 83.5 81.3-85.4
Piedmont 3,356 477 14.9 13.5-16.4 2,879 85.1 83.6-86.5
Western NC 1,130 153 15.7 12.9-18.8 977 84.3 81.2-87.1
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 846 117 16.3 13.0-20.2 729 83.7 79.8-87.0
Northwest 994 133 15.6 12.9-18.9 861 84.4 81.1-87.1
Charlotte 1,018 166 16.4 13.9-19.2 852 83.6 80.8-86.1
Greensboro 612 88 14.9 11.9-18.5 524 85.1 81.5-88.1
Southern Regional 600 107 17.9 14.6-21.7 493 82.1 78.3-85.4
Southeast 384 53 16.5 12.2-21.9 331 83.5 78.1-87.8
Wake 1,023 118 11.9 9.8-14.5 905 88.1 85.5-90.2
Area L & Eastern 1,208 167 16.8 14.0-20.0 1,041 83.2 80.0-86.0

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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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