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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Cumberland County

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  Total
Respond.#
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-5 years 5 or more years Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,049 3,883 61.1 59.1-63.0 610 9.7 8.6-10.8 303 4.3 3.7- 5.0 192 3.7 3.0- 4.6 1,061 21.2 19.5-23.0
Cumberland County 419 267 55.7 47.1-64.0 42 9.7 6.9-13.4 14 3.0 1.5- 5.6 6 1.3 0.6- 3.1 90 30.3 21.5-40.8
GENDER
Male 172 112 54.1 40.1-67.5 23 10.6 6.6-16.6 6 3.9 1.6- 9.1 1 0.5 0.1- 3.6 30 30.9 17.0-49.4
Female 247 155 57.8 50.6-64.6 19 8.6 5.2-13.7 8 1.8 0.8- 3.7 5 2.3 0.9- 5.7 60 29.6 23.4-36.7
RACE
White 246 162 62.6 55.1-69.6 30 12.0 8.2-17.3 9 4.0 1.9- 8.5 5 2.3 0.9- 5.5 40 19.0 13.5-26.3
Other 160 97 46.6 32.3-61.5 12 7.4 3.9-13.6 5 1.8 0.5- 6.0 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7 45 43.9 28.0-61.2
AGE
18-44 235 119 44.5 34.2-55.4 23 7.8 4.9-12.3 9 2.8 1.2- 6.5 5 1.9 0.8- 4.6 79 42.9 31.0-55.7
45+ 181 145 76.4 68.2-83.0 19 13.5 8.5-20.9 5 3.2 1.1- 8.8 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1 11 6.6 3.5-12.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 179 109 50.8 35.9-65.5 14 7.5 4.0-13.6 3 1.8 0.5- 6.3 3 1.2 0.4- 4.2 50 38.7 23.2-56.8
Some College + 239 157 60.0 52.5-67.0 28 11.6 7.9-16.7 11 4.0 1.9- 8.3 3 1.4 0.4- 4.4 40 23.0 16.5-31.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 256 157 57.6 50.1-64.7 22 9.1 5.8-14.0 9 3.2 1.4- 7.2 4 1.5 0.5- 4.2 64 28.6 22.1-36.0
$50,000+ 83 61 66.3 50.8-79.0 11 14.1 7.6-24.8 3 3.2 0.9-10.7 1 0.9 0.1- 6.5 7 15.4 5.7-35.7
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 418 262 60.2 54.6-65.6 53 11.7 8.7-15.5 28 6.9 4.7-10.2 9 2.4 1.1- 5.1 66 18.7 14.4-24.0
Durham 391 256 61.7 54.7-68.3 41 10.2 7.2-14.3 18 4.1 2.5- 6.8 9 1.9 0.9- 3.9 67 22.1 16.1-29.6
Forsyth 443 325 72.9 67.5-77.7 36 8.4 5.3-13.0 15 3.3 1.9- 5.7 9 1.7 0.9- 3.5 58 13.6 10.2-17.9
Gaston 461 317 67.1 62.0-71.8 48 9.6 7.1-12.9 18 3.9 2.4- 6.4 11 2.3 1.2- 4.3 67 17.1 13.3-21.7
Guilford 402 265 66.5 61.1-71.5 43 10.6 7.6-14.5 19 4.2 2.5- 6.9 11 3.2 1.6- 6.2 64 15.6 12.1-19.9
Mecklenburg 420 257 57.4 52.0-62.7 54 13.7 10.1-18.3 28 6.3 4.3- 9.3 12 3.3 1.7- 6.1 69 19.3 14.9-24.6
New Hanover 398 260 59.7 52.3-66.6 42 11.4 8.1-15.9 19 4.7 2.9- 7.6 15 3.2 1.8- 5.5 62 21.0 14.3-29.9
Onslow 422 241 51.2 44.0-58.4 43 8.9 6.2-12.6 26 5.8 3.7- 8.9 17 6.1 2.1-16.6 95 28.0 21.3-35.8
Wake 417 253 56.2 50.5-61.8 49 12.3 9.0-16.6 34 7.8 5.3-11.3 14 3.7 2.1- 6.5 67 20.0 15.4-25.5
Western NC 608 398 63.6 59.1-67.9 51 9.1 6.6-12.5 31 4.6 3.1- 6.8 27 4.3 2.8- 6.4 101 18.4 15.0-22.3
Piedmont NC 652 418 63.2 58.5-67.8 54 8.5 6.3-11.4 28 3.2 2.1- 4.9 27 4.0 2.6- 6.1 125 21.0 17.2-25.4
Eastern NC 598 364 58.7 53.7-63.5 54 8.6 6.3-11.6 25 3.5 2.2- 5.6 25 4.5 2.7- 7.4 130 24.8 20.7-29.5

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*Adults who have never had blood cholesterol checked are included in the denominator.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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