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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 2,856 562 16.9 15.0-18.9 1,871 66.4 63.7-69.0 259 9.6 8.0-11.4 14 0.3 0.2- 0.5 150 6.9 5.3- 8.8
GENDER
Male 1,088 191 14.5 11.9-17.5 696 63.9 59.4-68.1 125 12.4 9.7-15.7 7 0.4 0.2- 0.9 69 8.8 6.1-12.5
Female 1,768 371 19.0 16.5-21.8 1,175 68.7 65.5-71.8 134 7.0 5.4- 8.9 7 0.2 0.1- 0.5 81 5.1 3.8- 6.8
RACE
White 2,199 441 17.0 14.9-19.2 1,493 69.4 66.4-72.3 174 8.3 6.6-10.3 8 0.2 0.1- 0.4 83 5.2 3.6- 7.3
African American 511 92 16.8 12.5-22.2 295 55.3 48.6-61.8 65 15.1 10.8-20.7 5 0.7 0.2- 2.0 54 12.1 8.3-17.5
Other Minorities 105 21 17.9 9.4-31.4 57 62.5 46.8-75.8 15 7.9 3.7-16.2 1 0.6 0.1- 4.3 11 11.2 4.6-24.9
HISPANIC
Yes 78 18 11.5 5.5-22.5 50 69.1 49.8-83.5 7 13.0 4.4-32.4 0 0.0 . - . 3 6.4 1.1-30.0
No 2,770 543 17.1 15.2-19.2 1,816 66.3 63.6-68.9 250 9.4 7.8-11.2 14 0.3 0.2- 0.6 147 6.9 5.4- 8.8
AGE
18-24 245 44 14.1 9.4-20.7 148 55.7 45.9-65.1 26 12.2 7.2-19.8 3 0.8 0.2- 2.6 24 17.2 10.1-27.8
25-34 543 73 10.8 7.7-15.0 372 70.8 64.8-76.2 66 11.1 7.8-15.5 2 0.1 0.0- 0.6 30 7.1 4.1-11.9
35-44 592 108 14.5 11.0-18.9 397 69.9 64.2-75.1 58 9.3 6.5-13.2 2 0.4 0.1- 1.5 27 5.9 3.5- 9.7
45-54 520 113 18.3 14.1-23.5 347 70.5 63.8-76.4 43 9.2 5.6-14.9 4 0.2 0.1- 0.6 13 1.7 0.8- 3.8
55-64 400 92 21.9 16.7-28.2 263 66.2 59.2-72.5 27 7.4 4.4-12.3 2 0.2 0.0- 1.2 16 4.3 2.3- 7.9
65+ 534 123 22.5 17.7-28.1 333 62.2 56.1-67.9 39 8.4 5.4-12.7 1 0.1 0.0- 0.4 38 6.9 4.5-10.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 375 47 12.2 7.9-18.5 226 54.0 45.5-62.4 56 19.1 13.4-26.5 4 0.6 0.2- 1.6 42 14.0 8.3-22.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 880 148 13.6 10.9-17.0 569 67.1 62.3-71.5 98 10.7 8.0-14.2 4 0.2 0.1- 0.8 61 8.3 5.8-11.8
Some Post-H.S. 732 144 17.3 13.8-21.5 501 70.4 65.4-75.0 51 6.1 4.0- 9.1 6 0.6 0.2- 1.5 30 5.6 3.4- 9.1
College Graduate 861 221 23.0 19.2-27.3 570 69.2 64.4-73.7 53 5.6 3.8- 8.4 0 0.0 . - . 17 2.1 1.1- 3.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 272 42 12.8 8.2-19.6 158 62.2 53.2-70.4 32 12.6 7.7-20.2 6 0.8 0.3- 1.9 34 11.6 7.3-17.9
$15,000- 24,999 478 79 12.8 9.0-18.0 310 62.9 55.7-69.5 63 15.5 10.8-21.8 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0 25 8.5 4.9-14.4
$25,000- 34,999 383 66 14.5 10.4-19.9 254 65.5 58.0-72.4 41 11.8 7.6-17.8 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0 21 8.0 4.4-14.3
$35,000- 49,999 453 93 19.1 14.6-24.7 302 66.2 59.6-72.3 38 10.1 6.5-15.3 3 0.5 0.1- 1.9 17 4.0 1.9- 8.3
$50,000+ 756 157 18.3 14.7-22.5 535 73.7 68.8-78.1 45 5.4 3.6- 8.0 2 0.1 0.0- 0.6 17 2.5 1.3- 4.8
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 193 37 18.2 13.1-24.8 134 69.8 62.2-76.5 14 8.5 4.8-14.6 1 0.4 0.1- 2.7 7 3.0 1.3- 6.7
Cumberland 205 49 20.8 14.0-29.8 129 65.8 53.9-76.0 20 10.8 6.1-18.5 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6 6 2.4 0.9- 6.0
Durham 176 34 15.9 10.3-23.7 110 68.0 58.0-76.6 15 7.7 4.2-13.7 2 1.1 0.2- 4.9 15 7.4 4.1-12.9
Forsyth 209 38 20.4 13.5-29.7 140 64.4 55.4-72.5 19 7.1 4.4-11.4 2 1.6 0.3- 9.0 10 6.4 2.9-13.2
Gaston 212 33 16.9 11.8-23.6 142 64.5 56.8-71.5 23 10.9 7.0-16.5 2 2.0 0.4- 9.0 12 5.8 3.1-10.6
Guilford 203 44 19.3 14.1-26.0 127 64.9 57.2-72.0 19 9.6 5.9-15.3 0 0.0 . - . 13 6.1 3.3-11.0
Mecklenburg 204 47 19.8 14.7-26.2 129 67.3 59.9-73.9 18 8.7 5.3-14.0 0 0.0 . - . 10 4.2 2.0- 8.6
New Hanover 192 41 20.5 14.6-27.9 126 64.0 55.6-71.6 19 11.4 6.9-18.4 2 1.1 0.3- 4.4 4 3.1 1.1- 8.1
Onslow 202 51 22.7 16.2-30.7 124 66.3 57.2-74.3 20 7.9 4.8-12.8 0 0.0 . - . 7 3.1 1.3- 7.2
Wake 197 34 16.2 11.3-22.5 133 65.9 57.5-73.4 16 7.6 4.1-13.6 1 0.5 0.1- 3.7 13 9.8 5.1-17.9
Western NC 285 50 16.1 12.0-21.2 199 70.4 64.1-76.1 23 9.2 5.8-14.4 3 0.7 0.2- 2.2 10 3.6 1.7- 7.2
Piedmont NC 317 56 15.8 11.8-20.9 207 67.3 61.0-73.0 28 8.9 5.8-13.5 0 0.0 . - . 26 8.0 5.1-12.3
Eastern NC 261 48 14.9 10.6-20.5 171 63.6 55.8-70.7 25 12.0 7.8-18.0 0 0.0 . - . 17 9.5 5.1-16.9

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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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