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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Guilford 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 5,916 5,569 92.8 91.6-93.8 196 4.0 3.2- 4.8 84 1.8 1.3- 2.6 58 1.4 0.9- 2.0 9 0.1 0.0- 0.2
Guilford County 392 364 92.4 88.4-95.0 14 4.2 2.3- 7.5 6 1.1 0.5- 2.6 7 2.1 0.8- 5.1 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7
GENDER
Male 139 121 86.8 78.9-92.1 11 8.2 4.2-15.2 4 1.9 0.7- 5.2 3 3.1 0.9-10.3 0 0.0 . - .
Female 253 243 97.0 94.3-98.4 3 0.8 0.2- 2.5 2 0.5 0.1- 1.8 4 1.3 0.5- 3.6 1 0.5 0.1- 3.1
RACE
White 267 249 92.9 88.1-95.9 10 4.8 2.3- 9.7 5 1.4 0.6- 3.5 2 0.5 0.1- 1.9 1 0.4 0.1- 2.7
Other 120 111 91.6 83.1-96.0 3 2.6 0.7- 8.7 1 0.7 0.1- 4.8 5 5.1 1.8-13.6 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 188 169 90.3 84.2-94.2 10 6.3 3.1-12.5 6 2.2 1.0- 5.1 2 0.7 0.2- 2.6 1 0.5 0.1- 3.4
45+ 200 191 94.4 88.3-97.4 4 1.9 0.7- 5.5 0 0.0 . - . 5 3.7 1.3-10.0 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 143 132 92.4 85.5-96.2 4 3.9 1.2-11.5 3 1.5 0.5- 4.7 3 1.6 0.5- 5.1 1 0.7 0.1- 4.5
Some College + 249 232 92.4 87.0-95.6 10 4.3 2.1- 8.6 3 0.9 0.3- 3.0 4 2.4 0.7- 7.6 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 208 193 91.3 85.0-95.1 7 4.2 1.8- 9.6 3 1.3 0.4- 4.0 5 3.2 1.1- 8.8 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000+ 112 107 95.5 89.2-98.2 3 3.0 0.9- 9.3 1 0.6 0.1- 4.4 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.9 0.1- 6.0
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 403 377 91.6 87.4-94.5 16 5.4 3.1- 9.1 8 2.5 1.1- 5.4 2 0.6 0.1- 2.3 0 0.0 . - .
Cumberland 414 401 97.1 94.6-98.5 7 1.4 0.6- 3.0 1 0.2 0.0- 1.1 5 1.3 0.5- 3.8 0 0.0 . - .
Durham 384 364 93.9 90.3-96.2 9 2.4 1.2- 4.8 8 2.2 1.0- 4.6 2 0.9 0.2- 3.4 1 0.7 0.1- 4.6
Forsyth 442 427 96.7 94.4-98.1 9 2.0 1.0- 3.9 2 0.3 0.1- 1.4 3 0.8 0.2- 2.7 1 0.2 0.0- 1.1
Gaston 443 422 94.9 92.0-96.7 14 3.3 1.9- 5.8 0 0.0 . - . 5 1.4 0.6- 3.5 2 0.4 0.1- 2.0
Mecklenburg 414 382 91.4 87.6-94.2 23 6.0 3.8- 9.3 5 1.3 0.5- 3.3 4 1.3 0.4- 4.1 0 0.0 . - .
New Hanover 390 358 85.7 75.7-92.0 20 6.0 3.6- 9.7 6 1.9 0.7- 4.6 5 6.2 1.7-20.7 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6
Onslow 417 393 91.1 82.1-95.8 11 5.6 1.8-16.4 8 2.6 1.1- 5.9 4 0.6 0.2- 1.7 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8
Wake 405 385 93.6 89.1-96.4 10 2.9 1.4- 5.8 8 3.2 1.2- 7.8 0 0.0 . - . 2 0.3 0.1- 1.3
Western NC 588 559 95.1 92.5-96.8 13 2.1 1.0- 4.3 7 1.2 0.5- 2.6 9 1.7 0.8- 3.4 0 0.0 . - .
Piedmont NC 641 596 93.1 90.4-95.1 26 4.0 2.6- 6.2 14 1.9 0.9- 3.9 5 1.0 0.4- 2.6 0 0.0 . - .
Eastern NC 583 541 90.6 87.0-93.2 24 5.0 3.2- 7.7 11 2.5 1.3- 5.0 7 1.9 0.8- 4.1 0 0.0 . - .

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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.

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