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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,192 5,457 85.8 84.2-87.2 735 14.2 12.8-15.8
GENDER
Male 2,377 2,068 84.3 81.7-86.6 309 15.7 13.4-18.3
Female 3,815 3,389 87.0 85.2-88.7 426 13.0 11.3-14.8
RACE
White 4,687 4,186 87.4 85.7-89.0 501 12.6 11.0-14.3
African American 1,142 980 84.0 80.2-87.1 162 16.0 12.9-19.8
Other Minorities 264 211 73.7 62.9-82.2 53 26.3 17.8-37.1
HISPANIC
Yes 174 140 71.4 56.8-82.6 34 28.6 17.4-43.2
No 6,003 5,305 86.3 84.8-87.7 698 13.7 12.3-15.2
AGE
18-24 544 418 73.2 66.6-79.0 126 26.8 21.0-33.4
25-34 1,155 967 81.8 78.0-85.1 188 18.2 14.9-22.0
35-44 1,285 1,107 85.4 82.0-88.2 178 14.6 11.8-18.0
45-54 1,133 1,007 86.2 82.2-89.4 126 13.8 10.6-17.8
55-64 824 742 88.7 85.0-91.5 82 11.3 8.5-15.0
65+ 1,188 1,160 97.4 95.8-98.4 28 2.6 1.6- 4.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 831 668 72.4 66.6-77.5 163 27.6 22.5-33.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,856 1,593 84.6 81.8-87.1 263 15.4 12.9-18.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,587 1,399 87.5 84.9-89.7 188 12.5 10.3-15.1
College Graduate 1,887 1,769 93.3 91.3-94.9 118 6.7 5.1- 8.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 587 450 73.3 66.7-79.1 137 26.7 20.9-33.3
$15,000- 24,999 1,010 802 74.5 69.6-78.8 208 25.5 21.2-30.4
$25,000- 34,999 882 749 83.3 79.1-86.8 133 16.7 13.2-20.9
$35,000- 49,999 968 891 90.5 87.2-92.9 77 9.5 7.1-12.8
$50,000+ 1,589 1,533 96.3 94.5-97.6 56 3.7 2.4- 5.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 423 363 82.9 77.8-87.1 60 17.1 12.9-22.2
Cumberland 429 380 82.9 70.1-91.0 49 17.1 9.0-29.9
Durham 399 354 87.5 82.6-91.2 45 12.5 8.8-17.4
Forsyth 455 418 91.6 88.0-94.2 37 8.4 5.8-12.0
Gaston 467 405 86.6 82.6-89.9 62 13.4 10.1-17.4
Guilford 415 375 88.6 84.0-92.1 40 11.4 7.9-16.0
Mecklenburg 431 403 91.3 87.1-94.3 28 8.7 5.7-12.9
New Hanover 403 362 88.7 84.3-92.0 41 11.3 8.0-15.7
Onslow 436 379 81.4 71.9-88.2 57 18.6 11.8-28.1
Wake 427 377 85.9 81.1-89.7 50 14.1 10.3-18.9
Western NC 618 531 83.9 80.0-87.2 87 16.1 12.8-20.0
Piedmont NC 669 598 87.8 84.0-90.8 71 12.2 9.2-16.0
Eastern NC 620 512 81.3 77.2-84.9 108 18.7 15.1-22.8

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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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