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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

Health Status

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  Total
Respond.#
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,186 1,405 21.6 20.1-23.2 2,028 33.7 31.9-35.6 1,706 28.3 26.5-30.2 658 10.6 9.5-11.8 389 5.7 5.0- 6.6
GENDER
Male 2,373 586 22.4 20.1-25.0 819 35.8 33.0-38.8 625 27.4 24.7-30.2 211 9.3 7.7-11.1 132 5.1 4.0- 6.5
Female 3,813 819 20.8 19.0-22.8 1,209 31.7 29.5-34.1 1,081 29.2 26.8-31.8 447 11.9 10.4-13.5 257 6.3 5.3- 7.5
RACE
White 4,685 1,090 21.4 19.8-23.1 1,616 35.6 33.4-37.7 1,225 27.7 25.6-29.9 454 9.6 8.5-11.0 300 5.7 4.8- 6.7
African American 1,139 231 20.7 17.5-24.4 294 26.8 22.9-31.0 385 32.4 28.4-36.6 161 14.4 11.5-17.9 68 5.7 4.1- 7.9
Other Minorities 263 63 28.6 19.5-39.7 90 33.1 25.0-42.3 66 22.7 16.0-31.1 29 10.1 5.9-16.9 15 5.6 2.6-11.6
HISPANIC
Yes 174 53 37.6 26.0-51.0 52 29.7 20.5-41.1 49 22.5 14.8-32.6 14 5.0 2.4-10.2 6 5.2 1.7-14.9
No 5,998 1,348 21.0 19.6-22.6 1,971 33.8 32.0-35.7 1,653 28.6 26.7-30.5 643 10.8 9.7-12.1 383 5.8 5.0- 6.7
AGE
18-24 548 151 26.8 21.3-33.2 225 39.0 32.8-45.5 139 28.2 22.4-34.7 28 5.1 2.8- 9.2 5 1.0 0.3- 3.0
25-34 1,157 388 31.4 27.6-35.6 448 39.3 35.0-43.8 260 24.4 20.8-28.5 45 3.9 2.6- 6.0 16 0.9 0.5- 1.6
35-44 1,283 367 27.2 23.9-30.9 452 33.7 29.9-37.6 347 28.8 25.2-32.7 83 7.7 5.5-10.5 34 2.6 1.6- 4.3
45-54 1,131 233 17.2 14.4-20.5 391 37.4 32.9-42.1 320 29.2 24.4-34.4 125 9.9 7.7-12.8 62 6.3 4.4- 9.0
55-64 821 125 14.1 11.2-17.6 220 27.2 23.0-31.9 261 33.1 28.6-37.9 115 15.5 12.2-19.4 100 10.1 7.5-13.4
65+ 1,184 130 11.0 8.8-13.7 272 24.2 20.8-28.0 355 27.4 24.0-31.1 258 23.1 19.7-26.8 169 14.3 11.7-17.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 827 69 9.5 6.4-14.0 137 17.9 13.8-22.8 255 32.9 28.0-38.1 199 23.1 19.1-27.7 167 16.6 13.4-20.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,856 333 17.6 15.1-20.4 575 34.2 30.9-37.7 608 31.4 28.2-34.7 224 11.4 9.5-13.7 116 5.4 4.1- 7.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,586 337 22.1 19.2-25.2 574 37.0 33.5-40.6 461 29.3 26.0-32.8 139 7.4 5.8- 9.5 75 4.2 3.0- 5.8
College Graduate 1,886 661 33.4 30.3-36.7 732 39.1 35.6-42.7 373 21.2 17.8-25.1 90 5.1 3.8- 6.8 30 1.1 0.7- 1.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 584 72 13.3 9.7-18.0 107 17.2 13.1-22.3 154 28.5 22.7-35.2 124 23.5 18.5-29.3 127 17.5 13.4-22.5
$15,000- 24,999 1,008 147 15.5 12.4-19.1 285 29.7 25.4-34.5 315 30.1 25.8-34.7 187 17.6 14.3-21.5 74 7.2 5.2- 9.7
$25,000- 34,999 881 186 19.7 16.3-23.7 293 32.4 27.9-37.2 288 33.7 29.1-38.5 79 9.9 7.3-13.3 35 4.3 2.7- 7.0
$35,000- 49,999 967 236 20.6 17.4-24.2 386 41.1 36.6-45.6 261 30.5 26.3-35.0 67 6.7 4.9- 9.1 17 1.1 0.6- 2.2
$50,000+ 1,589 530 32.0 28.7-35.5 643 41.1 37.2-45.1 337 22.2 18.6-26.3 59 3.3 2.2- 5.1 20 1.4 0.8- 2.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 421 83 19.4 15.6-24.0 157 37.4 32.3-42.8 105 26.0 21.3-31.4 44 11.0 8.0-14.8 32 6.1 4.2- 8.9
Cumberland 427 93 30.2 21.5-40.5 123 27.2 22.0-33.2 140 28.9 23.4-35.0 43 8.2 5.4-12.1 28 5.5 3.5- 8.5
Durham 400 109 30.5 24.0-37.8 129 32.3 26.8-38.4 112 26.8 21.8-32.4 29 6.1 4.0- 9.1 21 4.4 2.6- 7.4
Forsyth 454 94 21.5 17.4-26.2 143 33.2 28.1-38.8 134 28.5 24.1-33.5 56 11.7 8.6-15.7 27 5.1 3.3- 7.8
Gaston 464 82 18.8 14.9-23.4 144 32.0 27.3-37.0 151 32.5 27.9-37.4 52 10.2 7.5-13.6 35 6.6 4.6- 9.3
Guilford 417 92 23.7 19.2-28.9 148 37.8 32.5-43.5 100 22.1 17.9-26.8 56 12.0 9.1-15.6 21 4.4 2.8- 6.9
Mecklenburg 431 128 28.7 24.0-34.0 148 36.0 30.8-41.6 105 24.4 20.2-29.3 37 8.0 5.4-11.7 13 2.8 1.5- 5.0
New Hanover 405 107 22.2 17.9-27.0 149 42.0 35.2-49.2 98 24.2 19.5-29.6 30 7.4 4.9-11.0 21 4.2 2.6- 6.7
Onslow 434 118 25.7 21.0-30.9 137 33.1 26.6-40.2 118 29.5 22.9-37.2 42 8.2 5.8-11.5 19 3.5 2.1- 5.8
Wake 428 130 31.6 26.6-37.1 154 36.2 31.1-41.7 105 24.2 19.9-29.1 30 6.6 4.3- 9.8 9 1.4 0.7- 2.9
Western NC 617 117 19.6 16.2-23.4 190 32.1 28.0-36.4 167 27.1 23.2-31.3 76 11.8 9.3-14.9 67 9.5 7.3-12.3
Piedmont NC 669 135 18.6 15.4-22.3 222 34.6 30.3-39.3 197 31.3 26.7-36.3 78 10.6 8.2-13.6 37 4.9 3.4- 7.1
Eastern NC 619 117 17.5 14.3-21.3 184 31.2 26.8-35.9 174 29.8 25.5-34.4 85 13.4 10.5-17.0 59 8.1 6.0-10.9

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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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