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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.#
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-5 years 5 or more years Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,033 4,314 69.4 67.5-71.2 632 10.7 9.6-11.9 415 8.0 6.9- 9.4 648 11.5 10.2-12.8 24 0.4 0.2- 0.8
GENDER
Male 2,318 1,592 65.3 62.3-68.2 264 12.3 10.5-14.5 176 9.4 7.5-11.7 274 12.4 10.5-14.7 12 0.5 0.2- 1.1
Female 3,715 2,722 73.1 70.8-75.3 368 9.2 8.0-10.6 239 6.8 5.5- 8.4 374 10.5 9.1-12.2 12 0.4 0.1- 0.9
RACE
White 4,592 3,390 71.7 69.6-73.8 427 9.5 8.3-10.9 291 7.5 6.2- 9.1 475 11.0 9.6-12.6 9 0.2 0.1- 0.6
African American 1,092 697 61.2 56.7-65.5 165 16.6 13.5-20.3 89 9.2 6.7-12.6 130 11.8 9.3-15.0 11 1.1 0.5- 2.6
Other Minorities 257 167 66.4 57.0-74.6 26 5.7 3.2- 9.7 24 9.4 5.3-16.1 36 17.3 11.2-25.9 4 1.2 0.4- 3.3
HISPANIC
Yes 170 112 61.3 49.0-72.3 18 11.3 5.9-20.6 18 14.7 7.7-26.3 20 11.8 6.2-21.4 2 0.9 0.2- 3.8
No 5,850 4,195 69.7 67.8-71.6 612 10.7 9.5-11.9 394 7.8 6.6- 9.1 627 11.5 10.2-12.8 22 0.4 0.2- 0.8
AGE
18-24 534 390 69.0 62.0-75.2 72 10.3 7.4-14.1 45 12.1 7.5-18.9 24 7.6 4.3-13.2 3 1.0 0.3- 3.5
25-34 1,129 840 71.5 67.2-75.5 124 11.0 8.7-14.0 66 7.4 5.0-10.9 96 9.7 7.3-12.8 3 0.3 0.1- 1.0
35-44 1,255 965 77.0 73.4-80.2 130 11.2 8.8-14.1 80 5.2 3.8- 7.0 79 6.6 4.9- 8.9 1 0.1 0.0- 0.4
45-54 1,116 838 70.8 66.0-75.1 112 12.2 9.2-16.0 70 7.7 5.4-11.0 92 9.0 6.6-12.2 4 0.2 0.1- 0.7
55-64 802 555 65.4 60.4-70.2 85 11.0 8.2-14.7 68 10.2 7.4-13.9 92 13.3 10.0-17.4 2 0.1 0.0- 0.5
65+ 1,144 687 59.5 55.3-63.5 103 8.4 6.5-10.8 83 7.6 5.6-10.2 260 23.5 20.0-27.3 11 1.1 0.4- 2.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 791 352 46.0 40.6-51.6 97 11.3 8.6-14.8 97 14.6 10.6-19.7 232 26.6 22.2-31.5 13 1.4 0.6- 3.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,805 1,240 66.9 63.4-70.3 196 10.8 8.9-13.1 127 8.6 6.5-11.2 236 13.3 11.0-16.0 6 0.5 0.2- 1.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,560 1,167 75.5 72.2-78.4 187 11.8 9.7-14.3 98 5.7 4.3- 7.4 108 7.0 5.3- 9.3 0 0.0 . - .
College Graduate 1,860 1,547 80.6 77.3-83.5 149 8.9 7.0-11.4 90 5.7 4.0- 8.0 69 4.5 3.3- 6.3 5 0.2 0.1- 0.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 570 285 51.5 45.0-58.0 63 10.1 7.2-14.2 70 12.0 8.3-17.0 145 24.8 19.5-31.1 7 1.5 0.5- 4.0
$15,000- 24,999 988 619 60.3 55.3-65.1 131 11.0 8.6-14.1 98 12.5 9.2-16.8 134 15.3 11.8-19.6 6 0.8 0.3- 2.5
$25,000- 34,999 865 598 67.5 62.7-71.9 100 12.2 9.3-15.7 63 7.3 5.2-10.1 102 12.7 9.8-16.2 2 0.4 0.1- 2.4
$35,000- 49,999 952 755 75.2 70.7-79.2 93 11.7 8.9-15.2 43 4.8 3.1- 7.3 61 8.3 5.8-11.7 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000+ 1,574 1,342 82.3 78.8-85.4 119 9.1 7.0-11.8 61 4.9 3.2- 7.4 49 3.6 2.4- 5.4 3 0.1 0.0- 0.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 408 284 68.4 62.7-73.5 38 10.4 7.3-14.5 33 7.9 5.1-12.0 53 13.4 9.9-17.9 0 0.0 . - .
Cumberland 416 294 72.7 66.3-78.3 63 14.4 10.3-19.8 27 5.6 3.7- 8.5 32 7.3 4.8-11.0 0 0.0 . - .
Durham 389 275 71.1 65.3-76.3 46 12.8 9.1-17.7 28 6.1 4.0- 9.2 35 8.7 6.1-12.4 5 1.2 0.5- 3.2
Forsyth 451 336 75.0 70.2-79.3 45 10.2 7.3-13.9 25 5.9 3.8- 9.0 42 8.5 6.1-11.8 3 0.4 0.1- 1.3
Gaston 455 305 66.8 61.6-71.6 42 9.5 6.7-13.4 37 8.6 5.9-12.3 68 13.8 10.7-17.6 3 1.3 0.4- 4.4
Guilford 404 294 71.3 65.8-76.2 41 12.5 8.9-17.4 29 6.7 4.5-10.0 39 9.1 6.4-12.7 1 0.4 0.1- 3.0
Mecklenburg 419 332 77.3 72.3-81.6 41 11.4 8.2-15.7 21 5.0 3.2- 7.7 25 6.3 4.1- 9.6 0 0.0 . - .
New Hanover 399 291 67.6 59.8-74.6 44 10.8 7.6-15.1 20 4.9 2.9- 8.2 41 15.3 9.1-24.6 3 1.3 0.3- 5.3
Onslow 428 318 74.4 67.3-80.4 39 7.7 5.4-10.9 26 6.4 4.2- 9.8 44 11.4 6.5-19.2 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7
Wake 411 326 80.0 75.1-84.1 38 8.1 5.6-11.5 23 6.4 3.9-10.1 23 5.3 3.3- 8.3 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2
Western NC 596 412 68.7 64.3-72.7 50 8.6 6.4-11.5 47 8.1 5.9-11.0 85 14.0 11.2-17.3 2 0.6 0.1- 3.2
Piedmont NC 656 440 66.0 61.2-70.5 71 10.9 8.4-14.2 46 8.0 5.5-11.6 95 14.4 11.5-17.9 4 0.7 0.2- 1.9
Eastern NC 601 407 65.6 60.6-70.2 74 11.3 8.7-14.6 53 11.3 8.2-15.4 66 11.7 8.8-15.4 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9

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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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