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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes, mild Yes, moderate Yes, severe No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,906 269 4.8 4.0- 5.7 318 4.8 4.0- 5.7 301 4.5 3.8- 5.3 5,018 85.9 84.5-87.2
GENDER
Male 2,263 99 4.2 3.2- 5.5 101 4.3 3.2- 5.9 112 4.3 3.3- 5.6 1,951 87.1 85.0-89.0
Female 3,643 170 5.3 4.1- 6.8 217 5.2 4.3- 6.3 189 4.7 3.8- 5.8 3,067 84.8 82.9-86.5
RACE
White 4,501 202 4.7 3.8- 5.8 229 4.5 3.7- 5.6 219 4.3 3.5- 5.2 3,851 86.5 84.9-88.0
African American 1,068 56 5.8 4.0- 8.3 73 6.3 4.5- 8.6 61 4.8 3.3- 6.8 878 83.2 79.7-86.2
Other Minorities 253 6 2.4 0.8- 6.9 12 3.8 1.7- 8.1 16 6.7 3.0-14.3 219 87.1 79.3-92.3
HISPANIC
Yes 168 10 4.8 1.8-12.3 5 1.8 0.6- 5.7 5 2.9 0.7-11.8 148 90.4 81.6-95.2
No 5,724 259 4.8 4.0- 5.8 313 4.9 4.1- 5.8 295 4.6 3.9- 5.4 4,857 85.7 84.3-87.1
AGE
18-24 524 11 3.2 1.1- 8.7 6 0.6 0.2- 1.6 3 0.4 0.1- 1.3 504 95.8 90.9-98.1
25-34 1,110 29 2.8 1.7- 4.7 18 1.0 0.5- 1.9 15 1.8 0.8- 4.1 1,048 94.4 91.9-96.2
35-44 1,231 34 2.5 1.5- 4.2 55 3.7 2.5- 5.5 42 3.7 2.4- 5.7 1,100 90.0 87.3-92.2
45-54 1,093 59 6.0 4.2- 8.6 73 7.0 4.7-10.4 70 4.8 3.4- 6.8 891 82.1 78.1-85.6
55-64 778 35 3.6 2.2- 5.9 65 6.4 4.5- 9.0 84 10.4 7.6-14.1 594 79.6 75.3-83.3
65+ 1,122 98 9.6 7.4-12.5 101 9.9 7.6-12.9 84 7.0 5.2- 9.4 839 73.4 69.4-77.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 768 63 10.0 7.1-13.9 82 8.2 6.1-11.0 111 11.3 8.5-15.0 512 70.5 65.5-75.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,755 77 4.2 2.9- 6.2 109 5.2 3.9- 6.9 93 4.1 3.0- 5.5 1,476 86.5 83.9-88.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,537 86 5.1 3.7- 7.0 75 3.5 2.5- 4.8 62 3.9 2.8- 5.5 1,314 87.5 85.0-89.6
College Graduate 1,828 43 2.3 1.6- 3.4 50 3.4 2.1- 5.6 34 1.8 1.1- 2.9 1,701 92.5 90.1-94.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 546 39 7.5 4.8-11.7 72 10.0 6.8-14.4 95 17.3 12.8-22.9 340 65.2 58.7-71.2
$15,000- 24,999 967 57 5.1 3.5- 7.5 75 6.8 4.9- 9.3 70 5.8 4.1- 8.0 765 82.3 78.7-85.4
$25,000- 34,999 852 27 3.5 2.1- 5.7 39 3.2 2.1- 4.8 33 3.5 2.1- 5.7 753 89.8 86.8-92.3
$35,000- 49,999 942 33 3.7 2.2- 6.1 33 2.8 1.8- 4.5 10 0.7 0.3- 1.8 866 92.8 90.0-94.8
$50,000+ 1,547 53 2.8 2.0- 3.9 28 2.5 1.3- 4.9 15 1.1 0.6- 2.0 1,451 93.6 91.3-95.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 404 18 3.9 2.4- 6.4 26 6.3 3.9-10.0 24 5.4 3.5- 8.5 336 84.3 79.7-87.9
Cumberland 414 23 5.6 3.5- 8.8 17 3.2 1.9- 5.5 22 4.2 2.6- 6.7 352 87.0 82.8-90.3
Durham 380 20 3.8 2.3- 6.2 21 4.4 2.7- 7.1 17 4.4 2.5- 7.7 322 87.4 83.2-90.6
Forsyth 443 25 5.0 3.3- 7.5 23 3.9 2.5- 6.0 19 3.7 2.1- 6.4 376 87.5 83.8-90.4
Gaston 442 18 3.9 2.4- 6.5 27 5.8 3.7- 9.1 27 5.2 3.5- 7.8 370 85.0 80.9-88.4
Guilford 391 10 1.7 0.8- 3.3 24 4.9 3.2- 7.5 18 4.1 2.5- 6.7 339 89.3 85.8-92.0
Mecklenburg 415 17 3.5 2.1- 5.7 14 3.6 2.0- 6.5 12 2.6 1.4- 4.8 372 90.2 86.7-92.9
New Hanover 389 13 3.1 1.7- 5.6 24 6.5 4.1-10.3 22 4.9 3.0- 7.9 330 85.5 80.8-89.2
Onslow 416 11 1.9 1.0- 3.6 20 3.2 1.9- 5.3 21 4.2 2.6- 6.7 364 90.7 87.4-93.2
Wake 405 12 3.0 1.7- 5.4 18 3.9 2.3- 6.5 12 2.4 1.3- 4.5 363 90.6 87.1-93.2
Western NC 591 28 4.5 3.1- 6.7 43 6.6 4.8- 9.1 46 7.7 5.6-10.4 474 81.2 77.5-84.4
Piedmont NC 638 35 5.8 3.8- 8.7 30 4.8 3.0- 7.4 28 3.9 2.5- 5.9 545 85.6 81.9-88.7
Eastern NC 578 39 5.9 4.0- 8.5 31 4.7 3.1- 7.0 33 5.3 3.5- 7.9 475 84.2 80.4-87.4

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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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