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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Guilford County

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,197 1,743 27.2 25.6-28.9 4,454 72.8 71.1-74.4
Guilford County 418 112 26.8 22.3-31.9 306 73.2 68.1-77.7
GENDER
Male 147 44 30.6 23.0-39.5 103 69.4 60.5-77.0
Female 271 68 23.6 18.6-29.5 203 76.4 70.5-81.4
RACE
White 284 68 23.8 18.8-29.7 216 76.2 70.3-81.2
Other 129 41 30.9 22.5-40.9 88 69.1 59.1-77.5
AGE
18-44 198 18 10.0 6.2-15.8 180 90.0 84.2-93.8
45+ 215 90 43.4 36.0-51.2 125 56.6 48.8-64.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 153 49 29.3 22.0-37.9 104 70.7 62.1-78.0
Some College + 261 62 25.1 19.5-31.7 199 74.9 68.3-80.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 219 51 22.8 17.0-30.0 168 77.2 70.0-83.0
$50,000+ 114 26 25.4 17.6-35.2 88 74.6 64.8-82.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 422 113 25.3 21.0-30.1 309 74.7 69.9-79.0
Cumberland 429 132 26.9 21.7-32.8 297 73.1 67.2-78.3
Durham 400 106 23.8 19.2-29.1 294 76.2 70.9-80.8
Forsyth 455 145 28.8 24.3-33.6 310 71.2 66.4-75.7
Gaston 467 146 29.8 25.4-34.6 321 70.2 65.4-74.6
Mecklenburg 431 96 19.8 16.2-24.1 335 80.2 75.9-83.8
New Hanover 405 107 23.9 19.4-29.2 298 76.1 70.8-80.6
Onslow 435 98 22.5 17.3-28.7 337 77.5 71.3-82.7
Wake 427 82 17.5 13.7-22.1 345 82.5 77.9-86.3
Western NC 619 200 30.3 26.4-34.5 419 69.7 65.5-73.6
Piedmont NC 669 203 29.3 25.4-33.4 466 70.7 66.6-74.6
Eastern NC 620 203 30.1 26.0-34.5 417 69.9 65.5-74.0

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#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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