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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.#
Circulatory (Heart) Respiratory (Lung) Muscuskelatal (arthritis) Mental/Emotional Other
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 695 64 12.4 8.9-17.0 43 4.8 3.3- 7.1 258 34.7 29.4-40.3 33 4.7 2.8- 7.8 297 43.4 37.5-49.4
GENDER
Male 239 33 17.4 10.9-26.5 15 4.6 2.4- 8.8 65 22.4 15.6-31.0 14 5.4 2.4-12.1 112 50.2 40.3-60.0
Female 456 31 8.6 5.5-13.2 28 5.0 3.1- 8.1 193 44.0 37.0-51.2 19 4.2 2.3- 7.7 185 38.2 31.4-45.6
RACE
White 530 55 13.3 9.2-18.8 34 5.4 3.5- 8.3 204 35.2 29.2-41.7 28 5.6 3.2- 9.5 209 40.5 33.9-47.6
African American 126 7 7.5 2.8-18.2 7 3.4 1.3- 8.3 38 34.7 22.8-48.9 2 1.1 0.3- 4.5 72 53.3 40.1-66.2
Other Minorities 26 2 16.1 3.5-50.1 1 1.0 0.1- 7.4 8 17.6 6.1-41.2 3 4.2 1.0-15.9 12 61.1 33.5-83.1
HISPANIC
Yes 12 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 5 10.1 3.0-28.7 2 20.0 4.1-59.4 5 69.9 34.6-91.1
No 683 64 12.5 9.0-17.2 43 4.9 3.3- 7.2 253 35.0 29.7-40.8 31 4.5 2.6- 7.7 292 43.0 37.1-49.1
AGE
18-24 23 2 9.1 1.9-34.1 3 9.0 2.2-30.4 7 23.3 8.4-50.1 2 3.6 0.7-15.8 9 55.1 27.0-80.3
25-34 59 1 0.6 0.1- 4.3 7 7.8 3.2-17.7 16 18.6 9.1-34.3 4 2.2 0.7- 7.0 31 70.8 53.3-83.7
35-44 85 1 3.8 0.5-22.5 0 0.0 . - . 34 35.4 21.9-51.7 9 14.8 6.7-29.5 41 46.0 30.4-62.4
45-54 157 10 10.4 3.7-25.7 7 3.3 1.3- 8.0 56 31.7 21.7-43.8 14 8.0 3.9-15.9 70 46.5 34.6-58.9
55-64 124 18 22.3 12.7-36.1 10 3.5 1.5- 7.7 46 42.1 29.9-55.3 2 0.5 0.1- 1.8 48 31.7 21.5-44.0
65+ 241 31 15.0 9.6-22.8 15 5.7 3.0-10.6 97 37.3 28.9-46.5 2 2.8 0.5-15.0 96 39.1 30.7-48.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 182 12 11.3 5.8-20.9 15 5.8 2.9-11.0 74 44.2 33.7-55.2 5 4.1 1.1-14.2 76 34.7 25.5-45.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 198 20 14.5 7.9-25.2 11 2.7 1.3- 5.5 78 33.7 24.6-44.3 7 3.7 1.4- 9.2 82 45.4 33.8-57.5
Some Post-H.S. 178 24 14.4 8.6-23.2 9 4.3 1.8-10.0 64 31.3 22.1-42.2 10 6.1 2.7-13.2 71 43.9 33.0-55.5
College Graduate 135 8 7.1 2.5-18.4 8 8.4 3.5-18.6 41 20.5 13.4-30.1 10 6.3 2.5-15.0 68 57.7 45.4-69.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 136 12 11.1 5.1-22.3 10 4.5 2.0- 9.5 41 35.9 24.2-49.6 5 7.0 1.9-22.7 68 41.6 29.5-54.9
$15,000- 24,999 149 8 8.2 3.5-17.9 11 6.7 2.9-14.9 63 35.7 25.2-47.7 9 4.7 1.8-11.7 58 44.7 32.1-58.0
$25,000- 34,999 97 10 17.2 7.9-33.4 5 3.6 1.2- 9.9 41 42.3 28.9-56.9 5 6.2 2.0-17.5 36 30.8 18.8-46.0
$35,000- 49,999 68 11 30.5 14.1-54.0 2 2.0 0.3-11.1 20 23.0 11.0-41.8 4 3.0 1.0- 9.0 31 41.5 25.0-60.2
$50,000+ 108 8 8.9 3.5-21.0 4 4.1 1.4-11.4 38 25.7 16.0-38.5 6 4.0 1.3-11.5 52 57.4 43.7-70.0
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 46 2 6.6 1.7-22.6 3 6.5 2.1-18.5 15 33.2 20.3-49.2 4 8.8 3.0-22.9 22 44.9 30.1-60.7
Cumberland 52 8 18.5 8.6-35.4 4 7.1 2.5-18.7 15 31.3 18.9-47.3 3 3.9 1.1-13.1 22 39.2 25.5-54.7
Durham 48 2 10.1 1.9-39.8 4 6.8 2.1-19.8 14 25.0 14.2-40.2 2 5.0 1.1-19.4 26 53.1 36.1-69.4
Forsyth 57 6 11.5 4.8-25.0 3 8.5 2.0-30.2 16 25.4 15.4-39.0 3 6.3 1.9-18.8 29 48.3 34.1-62.8
Gaston 51 3 7.8 2.5-21.6 1 1.5 0.2- 9.7 23 44.5 30.1-59.9 3 6.1 1.8-19.1 21 40.1 26.5-55.5
Guilford 42 4 11.1 4.0-27.1 3 4.9 1.5-14.5 13 27.2 15.3-43.7 1 5.8 0.8-31.2 21 51.0 34.1-67.7
Mecklenburg 26 2 5.3 1.3-19.6 4 14.4 5.1-34.5 6 23.6 9.5-47.5 2 12.8 2.8-42.6 12 44.0 23.8-66.5
New Hanover 40 2 9.1 2.3-29.5 3 9.1 2.9-24.9 19 42.9 27.7-59.5 3 6.1 1.9-18.0 13 32.8 19.2-50.2
Onslow 47 3 4.2 1.3-12.8 0 0.0 . - . 27 60.3 44.6-74.2 2 3.7 0.9-13.9 15 31.8 19.2-47.7
Wake 30 2 6.7 1.6-23.7 1 2.5 0.3-16.2 10 36.2 20.1-56.1 1 6.3 0.9-33.1 16 48.3 30.1-66.9
Western NC 93 11 9.9 5.1-18.2 7 6.0 2.7-12.9 34 40.0 29.2-52.0 2 2.3 0.5- 9.2 39 41.8 31.2-53.2
Piedmont NC 75 10 18.0 9.5-31.5 3 1.4 0.4- 5.1 28 35.0 23.1-49.0 4 3.9 1.4-10.4 30 41.8 28.3-56.6
Eastern NC 88 9 10.8 5.3-20.8 7 5.9 2.5-13.5 38 34.1 23.8-46.1 3 4.8 1.2-16.6 31 44.4 32.3-57.3

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

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* This question was asked to respondents who reported having any type of disability. See questions 14.1, 14,2 in the core and the questions 1 and 5 in the disability section (p.51) of the BRFSS 2001 questionnaire.
First four most frequent response cat egories presented here. OTHER category was formed from the remaining responses.

#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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