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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

Radon Testing

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,444 2,931 49.9 48.3-51.5 2,513 50.1 48.5-51.7
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 876 612 63.4 58.8-67.7 264 36.6 32.3-41.2
Region 3 518 306 54.0 48.5-59.5 212 46.0 40.5-51.5
Region 4 945 494 47.4 43.7-51.2 451 52.6 48.8-56.3
Region 5 672 355 49.7 45.3-54.0 317 50.3 46.0-54.7
Region 6 410 187 41.9 36.5-47.5 223 58.1 52.5-63.5
Region 7 732 401 55.6 51.4-59.7 331 44.4 40.3-48.6
Region 8 522 243 40.5 35.7-45.4 279 59.5 54.6-64.3
Region 9 & 10 769 333 39.5 35.1-44.2 436 60.5 55.8-64.9
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 1,762 778 40.9 38.1-43.7 984 59.1 56.3-61.9
Piedmont 2,700 1,467 50.9 48.7-53.2 1,233 49.1 46.8-51.3
Western NC 982 686 63.4 59.1-67.4 296 36.6 32.6-40.9
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 736 532 67.5 62.6-72.1 204 32.5 27.9-37.4
Northwest 835 489 53.7 49.5-57.9 346 46.3 42.1-50.5
Charlotte 783 396 45.8 41.7-49.9 387 54.2 50.1-58.3
Greensboro 505 266 49.7 44.6-54.8 239 50.3 45.2-55.4
Southern Regional 489 203 38.1 33.3-43.1 286 61.9 56.9-66.7
Southeast 301 165 48.0 41.4-54.6 136 52.0 45.4-58.6
Wake 824 463 55.6 51.7-59.5 361 44.4 40.5-48.3
Area L & Eastern 971 417 39.9 36.0-44.0 554 60.1 56.0-64.0

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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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