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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.#
1 or more/day 1 or more/week 1 or more/month 1 or more/year Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,772 231 7.7 6.4- 9.3 1,372 48.6 45.5-51.6 591 19.7 17.6-21.9 62 2.8 2.0- 3.9 516 21.3 18.8-24.0
GENDER
Male 1,055 75 6.7 4.8- 9.1 508 47.7 43.1-52.3 231 19.9 16.7-23.6 28 3.3 2.1- 5.3 213 22.4 18.6-26.7
Female 1,717 156 8.7 6.9-10.9 864 49.3 45.2-53.4 360 19.4 16.9-22.3 34 2.3 1.4- 3.7 303 20.2 17.1-23.8
RACE
White 2,134 179 7.9 6.5- 9.7 1,140 53.5 50.0-56.9 443 18.6 16.4-21.0 37 2.1 1.4- 3.3 335 17.9 15.2-21.0
African American 494 37 5.6 3.5- 8.8 161 30.2 24.5-36.6 121 24.7 19.2-31.1 22 5.8 3.3- 9.8 153 33.8 27.7-40.5
Other Minorities 103 12 11.8 4.5-27.6 48 43.6 27.7-61.0 19 19.2 10.6-32.4 3 1.4 0.3- 6.1 21 24.0 13.4-39.1
HISPANIC
Yes 76 12 10.4 4.1-23.8 36 54.3 35.0-72.4 13 9.6 4.3-19.9 2 7.3 1.6-27.8 13 18.5 8.2-36.5
No 2,688 217 7.6 6.3- 9.2 1,332 48.4 45.3-51.4 576 20.0 17.9-22.3 60 2.6 1.9- 3.6 503 21.4 18.9-24.2
AGE
18-24 236 18 8.4 4.7-14.8 90 37.7 28.5-47.9 39 12.7 8.2-18.9 9 5.2 2.2-11.7 80 36.0 26.9-46.2
25-34 525 31 4.8 2.9- 7.7 246 45.7 39.4-52.2 125 24.2 18.7-30.6 9 1.0 0.5- 2.1 114 24.3 19.1-30.3
35-44 578 46 5.8 3.8- 8.6 287 48.2 42.0-54.4 119 18.3 14.3-23.1 14 3.7 1.9- 6.8 112 24.1 18.8-30.4
45-54 501 47 8.2 5.3-12.5 248 52.4 44.6-60.1 118 22.2 17.0-28.4 14 2.9 1.4- 5.9 74 14.4 10.1-19.9
55-64 391 31 7.5 4.1-13.5 209 55.2 47.9-62.2 83 20.1 15.1-26.3 8 2.8 1.2- 6.4 60 14.4 10.3-19.7
65+ 519 54 12.1 8.5-16.9 281 51.8 45.7-57.8 103 19.4 15.1-24.6 7 1.4 0.6- 3.2 74 15.3 10.9-21.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 358 25 6.4 3.7-11.0 129 36.4 28.1-45.6 84 22.0 16.5-28.7 11 3.7 1.7- 7.7 109 31.5 23.7-40.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 861 76 7.5 5.3-10.4 377 43.2 38.3-48.3 197 19.7 16.0-24.0 16 2.4 1.1- 5.1 195 27.2 22.7-32.2
Some Post-H.S. 705 55 8.3 5.7-11.8 373 51.2 45.8-56.5 148 20.3 16.4-25.0 21 3.7 2.1- 6.3 108 16.5 12.8-21.2
College Graduate 840 74 8.4 6.0-11.7 489 59.6 54.2-64.8 160 17.5 14.1-21.6 14 1.9 1.1- 3.6 103 12.4 9.5-16.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 258 26 15.5 9.4-24.7 108 40.6 31.7-50.3 55 19.9 13.9-27.8 7 3.1 1.3- 7.3 62 20.8 14.6-28.8
$15,000- 24,999 465 29 4.8 2.9- 7.9 201 39.7 33.0-46.8 101 19.8 15.1-25.5 5 1.2 0.4- 3.7 129 34.4 27.8-41.7
$25,000- 34,999 373 26 3.3 2.0- 5.3 182 48.6 40.9-56.3 82 20.8 15.4-27.6 8 2.2 1.0- 4.9 75 25.1 18.2-33.6
$35,000- 49,999 443 35 8.5 5.4-13.1 230 49.1 42.4-55.9 97 19.3 14.8-24.7 12 4.2 1.9- 8.9 69 18.9 13.9-25.1
$50,000+ 735 62 7.6 5.2-10.9 425 58.0 52.1-63.8 146 19.1 15.0-24.1 17 2.5 1.3- 4.7 85 12.8 9.4-17.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 186 21 12.0 7.4-18.8 100 51.9 43.8-59.9 37 19.8 14.1-27.1 3 2.0 0.6- 6.7 25 14.3 9.3-21.1
Cumberland 197 20 8.6 5.1-14.3 93 52.0 37.9-65.7 38 16.2 10.6-24.0 8 6.5 2.8-14.1 38 16.7 10.6-25.5
Durham 173 14 17.4 6.7-38.1 77 42.2 31.7-53.4 44 19.3 13.3-27.2 2 1.1 0.2- 5.0 36 20.0 13.3-29.0
Forsyth 202 14 7.6 4.3-13.2 92 47.9 39.5-56.4 49 23.4 17.5-30.6 5 2.2 0.8- 5.6 42 18.9 13.2-26.3
Gaston 206 14 5.8 3.3-10.2 106 54.1 46.4-61.6 54 25.4 19.3-32.8 3 1.6 0.5- 5.0 29 13.0 8.8-18.9
Guilford 196 14 7.9 3.9-15.2 103 51.6 43.5-59.7 40 17.9 12.4-25.2 6 2.8 1.2- 6.4 33 19.8 14.0-27.3
Mecklenburg 198 19 8.8 5.4-14.1 110 53.5 45.7-61.2 35 18.3 12.9-25.2 7 3.6 1.6- 7.9 27 15.7 10.5-22.9
New Hanover 186 12 8.2 4.1-15.8 96 50.1 41.7-58.5 38 18.3 12.9-25.2 2 1.9 0.4- 8.2 38 21.5 15.5-29.0
Onslow 196 20 9.3 4.8-17.2 92 45.7 36.0-55.7 46 27.4 17.1-40.9 4 1.7 0.6- 4.7 34 15.9 10.9-22.6
Wake 193 14 5.5 3.1- 9.4 111 54.6 46.3-62.5 33 20.8 14.3-29.3 4 2.9 1.0- 7.7 31 16.3 11.2-23.1
Western NC 275 24 9.1 5.8-14.1 138 50.2 43.6-56.9 59 20.2 15.4-25.9 5 2.5 1.0- 6.3 49 18.0 13.3-23.9
Piedmont NC 308 28 8.4 5.5-12.7 142 50.1 42.5-57.7 64 18.6 14.4-23.8 7 2.4 1.0- 5.4 67 20.4 15.1-27.1
Eastern NC 256 17 4.6 2.6- 8.0 112 40.0 32.9-47.5 54 20.4 15.0-27.2 6 3.0 1.2- 7.3 67 32.0 24.9-40.1

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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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