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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 5,912 641 10.1 9.1-11.3 5,271 89.9 88.7-90.9
GENDER
Male 2,267 204 8.5 6.9-10.3 2,063 91.5 89.7-93.1
Female 3,645 437 11.7 10.2-13.3 3,208 88.3 86.7-89.8
RACE
White 4,506 478 10.0 8.8-11.4 4,028 90.0 88.6-91.2
African American 1,069 128 10.9 8.5-13.9 941 89.1 86.1-91.5
Other Minorities 252 19 7.1 4.0-12.4 233 92.9 87.6-96.0
HISPANIC
Yes 169 15 11.0 5.5-20.6 154 89.0 79.4-94.5
No 5,729 625 10.1 9.0-11.3 5,104 89.9 88.7-91.0
AGE
18-24 527 46 8.1 5.1-12.5 481 91.9 87.5-94.9
25-34 1,106 61 4.6 3.2- 6.4 1,045 95.4 93.6-96.8
35-44 1,230 100 8.3 6.2-11.0 1,130 91.7 89.0-93.8
45-54 1,095 135 10.4 8.0-13.3 960 89.6 86.7-92.0
55-64 779 110 14.6 11.4-18.5 669 85.4 81.5-88.6
65+ 1,126 187 16.8 13.8-20.2 939 83.2 79.8-86.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 774 157 17.8 14.3-22.1 617 82.2 77.9-85.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,758 206 10.4 8.4-12.7 1,552 89.6 87.3-91.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,536 170 10.7 8.6-13.2 1,366 89.3 86.8-91.4
College Graduate 1,826 106 5.0 3.9- 6.5 1,720 95.0 93.5-96.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 551 125 19.9 15.5-25.1 426 80.1 74.9-84.5
$15,000- 24,999 969 147 14.6 11.3-18.7 822 85.4 81.3-88.7
$25,000- 34,999 852 83 9.3 6.8-12.6 769 90.7 87.4-93.2
$35,000- 49,999 938 67 8.7 6.2-12.0 871 91.3 88.0-93.8
$50,000+ 1,546 81 3.7 2.8- 4.9 1,465 96.3 95.1-97.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 404 50 10.9 8.1-14.6 354 89.1 85.4-91.9
Cumberland 414 38 8.6 5.8-12.6 376 91.4 87.4-94.2
Durham 380 36 8.3 5.8-11.8 344 91.7 88.2-94.2
Forsyth 440 50 10.9 7.9-15.0 390 89.1 85.0-92.1
Gaston 444 52 10.1 7.4-13.5 392 89.9 86.5-92.6
Guilford 390 42 11.0 7.9-15.3 348 89.0 84.7-92.1
Mecklenburg 414 40 10.0 7.1-13.8 374 90.0 86.2-92.9
New Hanover 389 51 11.8 8.6-16.1 338 88.2 83.9-91.4
Onslow 416 34 6.8 4.7- 9.8 382 93.2 90.2-95.3
Wake 407 34 6.8 4.7- 9.7 373 93.2 90.3-95.3
Western NC 589 69 11.3 8.7-14.4 520 88.7 85.6-91.3
Piedmont NC 642 85 12.2 9.6-15.5 557 87.8 84.5-90.4
Eastern NC 583 60 8.4 6.2-11.4 523 91.6 88.6-93.8

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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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