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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,083 113 3.7 2.9- 4.8 2,970 96.3 95.2-97.1
GENDER
Male 1,187 70 4.8 3.5- 6.6 1,117 95.2 93.4-96.5
Female 1,896 43 2.7 1.8- 4.1 1,853 97.3 95.9-98.2
RACE
White 2,321 79 3.5 2.6- 4.6 2,242 96.5 95.4-97.4
African American 566 27 5.5 3.2- 9.2 539 94.5 90.8-96.8
Other Minorities 150 4 1.6 0.5- 4.8 146 98.4 95.2-99.5
HISPANIC
Yes 88 2 2.0 0.5- 8.2 86 98.0 91.8-99.5
No 2,989 110 3.8 2.9- 4.9 2,879 96.2 95.1-97.1
AGE
18-24 282 45 10.9 7.4-15.7 237 89.1 84.3-92.6
25-34 568 32 5.7 3.5- 9.1 536 94.3 90.9-96.5
35-44 650 13 2.7 1.3- 5.3 637 97.3 94.7-98.7
45-54 582 16 3.4 1.5- 7.2 566 96.6 92.8-98.5
55-64 385 1 0.2 0.0- 1.1 384 99.8 98.9- 100
65+ 588 6 0.5 0.2- 1.4 582 99.5 98.6-99.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 403 6 1.1 0.4- 3.6 397 98.9 96.4-99.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 888 35 3.9 2.4- 6.3 853 96.1 93.7-97.6
Some Post-H.S. 803 43 5.5 3.7- 8.0 760 94.5 92.0-96.3
College Graduate 979 29 3.5 2.2- 5.6 950 96.5 94.4-97.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 281 11 3.1 1.6- 6.2 270 96.9 93.8-98.4
$15,000- 24,999 492 31 6.6 3.9-11.1 461 93.4 88.9-96.1
$25,000- 34,999 473 22 4.3 2.4- 7.5 451 95.7 92.5-97.6
$35,000- 49,999 488 21 5.4 3.0- 9.4 467 94.6 90.6-97.0
$50,000+ 800 16 2.3 1.2- 4.2 784 97.7 95.8-98.8
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 212 7 2.8 1.2- 6.5 205 97.2 93.5-98.8
Cumberland 208 17 10.2 6.2-16.4 191 89.8 83.6-93.8
Durham 210 10 5.8 2.9-11.3 200 94.2 88.7-97.1
Forsyth 232 5 1.8 0.7- 4.6 227 98.2 95.4-99.3
Gaston 235 2 1.5 0.4- 5.8 233 98.5 94.2-99.6
Guilford 194 5 3.2 1.3- 7.6 189 96.8 92.4-98.7
Mecklenburg 212 8 4.0 2.0- 8.2 204 96.0 91.8-98.0
New Hanover 195 4 2.1 0.7- 5.8 191 97.9 94.2-99.3
Onslow 216 18 10.1 6.2-16.2 198 89.9 83.8-93.8
Wake 208 8 5.3 2.6-10.4 200 94.7 89.6-97.4
Western NC 311 12 5.3 2.8- 9.8 299 94.7 90.2-97.2
Piedmont NC 324 8 2.3 1.0- 5.3 316 97.7 94.7-99.0
Eastern NC 326 9 3.1 1.5- 6.2 317 96.9 93.8-98.5

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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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