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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

Substance Abuse

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,967 101 2.1 1.6- 2.7 5,866 97.9 97.3-98.4
GENDER
Male 2,287 80 4.0 2.9- 5.4 2,207 96.0 94.6-97.1
Female 3,680 21 0.3 0.2- 0.6 3,659 99.7 99.4-99.8
RACE
White 4,541 70 1.7 1.2- 2.4 4,471 98.3 97.6-98.8
African American 1,082 22 2.2 1.3- 3.9 1,060 97.8 96.1-98.7
Other Minorities 257 8 5.7 2.2-13.5 249 94.3 86.5-97.8
HISPANIC
Yes 168 5 5.4 1.7-15.6 163 94.6 84.4-98.3
No 5,785 96 2.0 1.5- 2.6 5,689 98.0 97.4-98.5
AGE
18-24 532 19 3.0 1.7- 5.6 513 97.0 94.4-98.3
25-34 1,113 30 4.5 2.8- 7.3 1,083 95.5 92.7-97.2
35-44 1,240 21 1.0 0.6- 1.8 1,219 99.0 98.2-99.4
45-54 1,103 18 2.6 1.4- 4.9 1,085 97.4 95.1-98.6
55-64 789 10 0.6 0.3- 1.4 779 99.4 98.6-99.7
65+ 1,139 3 0.5 0.1- 1.8 1,136 99.5 98.2-99.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 785 23 3.4 1.9- 6.0 762 96.6 94.0-98.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,777 35 2.0 1.2- 3.2 1,742 98.0 96.8-98.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,543 27 2.6 1.5- 4.7 1,516 97.4 95.3-98.5
College Graduate 1,843 16 0.9 0.5- 1.7 1,827 99.1 98.3-99.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 562 21 2.5 1.4- 4.3 541 97.5 95.7-98.6
$15,000- 24,999 975 26 4.4 2.5- 7.5 949 95.6 92.5-97.5
$25,000- 34,999 862 14 1.5 0.8- 2.9 848 98.5 97.1-99.2
$35,000- 49,999 942 13 2.6 1.2- 5.3 929 97.4 94.7-98.8
$50,000+ 1,557 16 0.9 0.5- 1.6 1,541 99.1 98.4-99.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 408 9 2.4 1.1- 4.8 399 97.6 95.2-98.9
Cumberland 417 10 2.4 1.2- 5.0 407 97.6 95.0-98.8
Durham 387 3 1.1 0.3- 3.8 384 98.9 96.2-99.7
Forsyth 444 8 2.5 1.2- 5.5 436 97.5 94.5-98.8
Gaston 445 11 3.3 1.8- 6.2 434 96.7 93.8-98.2
Guilford 394 9 3.4 1.7- 6.9 385 96.6 93.1-98.3
Mecklenburg 419 5 1.5 0.6- 3.7 414 98.5 96.3-99.4
New Hanover 391 4 1.9 0.6- 5.7 387 98.1 94.3-99.4
Onslow 420 6 1.0 0.4- 2.4 414 99.0 97.6-99.6
Wake 409 7 1.9 0.8- 4.2 402 98.1 95.8-99.2
Western NC 599 11 2.7 1.3- 5.4 588 97.3 94.6-98.7
Piedmont NC 642 6 1.1 0.5- 2.6 636 98.9 97.4-99.5
Eastern NC 592 12 2.8 1.5- 5.4 580 97.2 94.6-98.5

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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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