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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

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Have you ever given your children any medicinal herb products in the past 12 months?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,111 58 4.9 3.4- 7.0 1,053 95.1 93.0-96.6
GENDER
Male 394 13 4.0 2.0- 7.6 381 96.0 92.4-98.0
Female 717 45 5.6 3.7- 8.4 672 94.4 91.6-96.3
RACE
White 743 39 5.0 3.2- 7.5 704 95.0 92.5-96.8
African American 275 11 3.3 1.3- 8.1 264 96.7 91.9-98.7
Other Minorities 77 8 9.9 3.8-23.1 69 90.1 76.9-96.2
HISPANIC
Yes 46 5 16.2 6.2-36.2 41 83.8 63.8-93.8
No 1,063 53 4.3 2.9- 6.3 1,010 95.7 93.7-97.1
AGE
18-24 108 2 3.5 0.8-13.1 106 96.5 86.9-99.2
25-34 300 8 1.5 0.6- 3.5 292 98.5 96.5-99.4
35-44 437 25 4.5 2.7- 7.5 412 95.5 92.5-97.3
45-54 210 22 12.7 7.2-21.6 188 87.3 78.4-92.8
55-64 35 1 6.3 0.9-33.5 34 93.7 66.5-99.1
65+ 14 0 0.0 . - . 14 100 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 99 2 3.7 0.9-13.9 97 96.3 86.1-99.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 323 10 3.2 1.3- 7.7 313 96.8 92.3-98.7
Some Post-H.S. 312 13 3.6 1.5- 8.2 299 96.4 91.8-98.5
College Graduate 377 33 8.3 5.3-12.7 344 91.7 87.3-94.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 72 0 0.0 . - . 72 100 . - .
$15,000- 24,999 167 4 5.7 1.9-16.0 163 94.3 84.0-98.1
$25,000- 34,999 169 4 1.3 0.3- 5.1 165 98.7 94.9-99.7
$35,000- 49,999 198 18 7.1 3.8-12.9 180 92.9 87.1-96.2
$50,000+ 362 25 6.5 3.8-10.7 337 93.5 89.3-96.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 69 3 3.7 1.1-11.4 66 96.3 88.6-98.9
Cumberland 90 4 4.0 1.5-10.3 86 96.0 89.7-98.5
Durham 64 4 3.8 1.2-11.6 60 96.2 88.4-98.8
Forsyth 73 3 2.9 0.9- 9.1 70 97.1 90.9-99.1
Gaston 92 2 1.1 0.2- 5.2 90 98.9 94.8-99.8
Guilford 67 3 3.2 1.0-10.0 64 96.8 90.0-99.0
Mecklenburg 80 5 8.6 3.3-20.9 75 91.4 79.1-96.7
New Hanover 69 2 1.7 0.4- 7.0 67 98.3 93.0-99.6
Onslow 104 4 2.8 0.9- 8.3 100 97.2 91.7-99.1
Wake 79 6 8.3 3.3-19.3 73 91.7 80.7-96.7
Western NC 87 9 8.6 4.2-17.1 78 91.4 82.9-95.8
Piedmont NC 119 7 3.6 1.5- 8.6 112 96.4 91.4-98.5
Eastern NC 118 6 4.4 1.7-11.3 112 95.6 88.7-98.3

+ Approximately half of the respondents received questions from this topic See Technical Notes for more information.

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* This question was asked only of respondents who reported having at least a child.

#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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