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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 2,850 1,407 46.8 44.0-49.5 1,152 41.9 38.9-44.9 212 8.5 6.9-10.5 21 0.8 0.4- 1.4 58 2.0 1.3- 3.2
GENDER
Male 1,083 444 39.4 35.2-43.8 490 45.5 41.1-49.9 105 11.0 8.5-14.2 16 1.4 0.7- 2.8 28 2.7 1.4- 5.0
Female 1,767 963 53.3 49.8-56.7 662 38.7 34.7-42.9 107 6.4 4.5- 8.9 5 0.2 0.1- 0.5 30 1.5 0.8- 2.5
RACE
White 2,200 1,116 46.8 43.7-49.8 883 42.9 39.5-46.4 142 7.5 5.7- 9.9 16 0.8 0.4- 1.7 43 2.0 1.2- 3.2
African American 509 223 44.1 37.8-50.6 213 40.1 33.7-46.7 60 13.1 9.4-17.9 3 0.4 0.1- 1.4 10 2.4 0.7- 7.5
Other Minorities 102 50 54.6 38.5-69.8 39 35.0 21.9-50.8 8 7.4 3.0-17.4 2 1.3 0.3- 5.4 3 1.6 0.4- 6.1
HISPANIC
Yes 80 28 47.2 28.5-66.9 36 35.3 21.0-52.8 7 3.9 1.3-11.1 1 0.5 0.1- 3.3 8 13.1 5.0-30.3
No 2,762 1,374 46.8 44.0-49.5 1,114 42.1 39.1-45.2 204 8.7 7.1-10.8 20 0.8 0.4- 1.4 50 1.6 1.0- 2.6
AGE
18-24 243 98 43.3 34.0-53.1 112 44.3 35.4-53.6 21 10.5 6.1-17.5 2 0.3 0.1- 1.5 10 1.5 0.7- 3.0
25-34 542 213 39.0 33.1-45.2 248 48.5 42.1-54.8 64 10.5 7.3-14.8 6 0.5 0.2- 1.2 11 1.5 0.6- 3.9
35-44 590 269 41.9 36.1-47.9 249 42.3 36.3-48.5 56 12.6 8.5-18.4 5 0.5 0.2- 1.3 11 2.7 1.1- 6.6
45-54 514 243 44.5 37.3-52.0 223 44.9 37.1-52.9 37 8.1 4.9-13.3 2 0.3 0.1- 1.2 9 2.1 0.9- 5.2
55-64 400 222 52.3 45.3-59.3 151 39.2 32.6-46.2 17 4.8 2.5- 9.2 3 2.3 0.7- 7.5 7 1.3 0.5- 3.4
65+ 540 349 61.8 55.7-67.5 161 31.2 26.0-36.9 17 3.4 1.7- 6.5 3 1.0 0.2- 4.2 10 2.6 0.8- 8.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 375 170 41.8 33.9-50.2 156 40.9 33.3-48.9 33 10.9 6.7-17.2 4 1.1 0.3- 4.6 12 5.3 2.2-12.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 878 426 46.8 41.9-51.9 341 40.1 35.2-45.2 81 11.2 8.1-15.5 7 0.4 0.2- 0.8 23 1.5 0.9- 2.5
Some Post-H.S. 732 335 44.7 39.6-50.0 324 44.5 39.3-49.8 52 7.0 4.8-10.1 6 1.5 0.5- 4.1 15 2.3 1.0- 5.0
College Graduate 858 471 50.7 45.2-56.3 329 42.7 37.0-48.5 46 5.5 3.6- 8.3 4 0.4 0.1- 1.1 8 0.7 0.3- 1.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 273 133 51.0 42.0-60.0 104 38.9 30.3-48.3 22 6.5 3.4-12.3 4 1.0 0.3- 2.8 10 2.5 1.2- 5.3
$15,000- 24,999 474 224 40.6 34.2-47.3 184 40.1 33.6-47.1 45 13.6 9.1-19.9 8 2.0 0.8- 5.2 13 3.7 1.4- 9.1
$25,000- 34,999 379 174 39.7 32.7-47.2 152 40.9 33.7-48.5 42 16.8 10.7-25.4 2 0.2 0.0- 0.9 9 2.3 0.6- 8.0
$35,000- 49,999 450 225 47.6 41.0-54.3 193 45.0 38.5-51.8 26 6.7 3.9-11.3 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2 5 0.4 0.2- 1.0
$50,000+ 755 379 46.9 41.1-52.7 312 44.7 38.7-50.9 48 5.6 3.7- 8.3 4 0.7 0.2- 2.7 12 2.1 0.9- 4.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 192 107 52.7 44.8-60.6 70 39.6 32.1-47.7 9 3.9 1.8- 8.0 2 1.0 0.2- 4.2 4 2.7 1.0- 7.0
Cumberland 204 94 48.7 35.0-62.5 80 35.2 24.7-47.3 20 11.2 6.2-19.4 2 1.1 0.3- 4.5 8 3.8 1.8- 8.1
Durham 174 86 48.4 39.6-57.3 70 41.0 32.6-50.0 11 6.3 3.4-11.6 1 0.9 0.1- 6.1 6 3.4 1.5- 7.4
Forsyth 209 111 53.3 45.0-61.4 73 34.4 27.1-42.5 18 8.2 4.9-13.4 3 1.8 0.6- 5.9 4 2.3 0.8- 6.1
Gaston 214 101 44.9 37.6-52.4 97 48.5 41.0-56.0 14 5.4 3.0- 9.6 1 0.5 0.1- 3.1 1 0.8 0.1- 5.2
Guilford 200 99 50.0 41.9-58.0 81 39.4 31.9-47.5 16 8.7 5.1-14.6 2 1.1 0.3- 4.3 2 0.8 0.2- 3.8
Mecklenburg 203 114 53.4 45.7-61.0 68 36.6 29.4-44.4 19 9.2 5.6-14.8 1 0.4 0.1- 2.5 1 0.4 0.1- 2.7
New Hanover 193 87 41.3 33.5-49.5 87 46.5 38.3-54.8 15 7.6 4.4-12.9 0 0.0 . - . 4 4.7 1.5-13.9
Onslow 202 95 45.6 35.8-55.7 82 42.1 31.7-53.2 13 6.2 3.4-11.3 2 1.3 0.3- 5.3 10 4.7 2.4- 9.1
Wake 195 94 48.9 40.9-56.9 85 43.7 35.9-51.9 12 5.5 3.0- 9.9 1 0.5 0.1- 3.2 3 1.4 0.3- 5.9
Western NC 284 148 51.4 44.9-58.0 116 42.2 35.8-48.9 16 5.3 3.1- 8.8 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2 3 0.9 0.3- 2.8
Piedmont NC 318 144 41.6 35.4-47.9 138 44.9 37.4-52.6 24 8.8 5.1-14.5 5 1.5 0.5- 4.1 7 3.3 1.4- 7.7
Eastern NC 262 127 45.4 38.3-52.7 105 41.7 34.5-49.2 25 11.8 7.7-17.6 0 0.0 . - . 5 1.1 0.3- 3.6

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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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