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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,516 983 16.2 15.1-17.4 5,533 83.8 82.6-84.9
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Regions 1 & 2 1,065 135 15.0 12.0-18.5 930 85.0 81.5-88.0
Region 3 573 94 18.8 15.0-23.2 479 81.2 76.8-85.0
Region 4 1,091 154 14.2 12.0-16.8 937 85.8 83.2-88.0
Region 5 700 111 16.9 13.8-20.6 589 83.1 79.4-86.2
Region 6 561 88 16.9 13.4-21.0 473 83.1 79.0-86.6
Region 7 816 118 15.7 12.9-19.1 698 84.3 80.9-87.1
Region 8 592 105 18.2 14.9-22.2 487 81.8 77.8-85.1
Region 9 495 77 16.8 12.8-21.8 418 83.2 78.2-87.2
Region 10 626 103 17.9 14.6-21.8 523 82.1 78.2-85.4
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 2,334 377 17.3 15.4-19.5 1,957 82.7 80.5-84.6
Piedmont 2,949 441 15.7 14.2-17.3 2,508 84.3 82.7-85.8
Western NC 1,236 167 16.3 13.4-19.5 1,069 83.7 80.5-86.6
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 948 120 14.9 11.8-18.6 828 85.1 81.4-88.2
Northwest 922 140 16.6 13.8-19.8 782 83.4 80.2-86.2
Charlotte 873 125 14.5 12.0-17.4 748 85.5 82.6-88.0
Greensboro 544 92 17.7 14.3-21.7 452 82.3 78.3-85.7
Southern Regional 620 105 18.6 15.1-22.6 515 81.4 77.4-84.9
Southeast 353 63 19.1 14.7-24.6 290 80.9 75.4-85.3
Wake 890 121 15.0 12.3-18.2 769 85.0 81.8-87.7
Area L & Eastern 1,369 219 16.8 14.3-19.6 1,150 83.2 80.4-85.7

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2016 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2016 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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