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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.#
None 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days 30 days
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,098 4,420 73.9 72.1-75.5 459 7.6 6.6- 8.6 502 7.7 6.7- 8.7 403 6.5 5.6- 7.5 314 4.4 3.7- 5.2
GENDER
Male 2,350 1,878 80.6 78.2-82.9 123 5.1 4.0- 6.5 157 6.3 5.0- 7.8 108 4.5 3.4- 6.0 84 3.5 2.5- 4.7
Female 3,748 2,542 67.6 65.2-69.9 336 9.8 8.5-11.3 345 9.0 7.6-10.5 295 8.4 7.1- 9.9 230 5.3 4.4- 6.4
RACE
White 4,617 3,331 73.2 71.1-75.1 350 7.6 6.6- 8.8 383 7.9 6.8- 9.2 314 6.8 5.7- 8.0 239 4.5 3.7- 5.5
African American 1,126 828 75.9 72.1-79.4 82 7.5 5.4-10.4 91 7.1 5.3- 9.4 71 5.7 4.1- 8.0 54 3.7 2.6- 5.3
Other Minorities 259 193 77.6 69.4-84.1 19 7.3 4.1-12.6 19 4.6 2.5- 8.3 13 6.2 2.8-12.9 15 4.3 1.8- 9.9
HISPANIC
Yes 172 126 77.4 66.5-85.5 16 9.1 4.1-18.8 15 5.9 2.8-11.9 8 2.4 1.0- 5.6 7 5.2 1.7-14.8
No 5,911 4,282 73.7 72.0-75.4 443 7.5 6.6- 8.5 484 7.7 6.7- 8.8 395 6.7 5.7- 7.7 307 4.4 3.7- 5.2
AGE
18-24 548 354 68.3 62.3-73.7 59 10.7 7.6-15.0 65 10.4 7.4-14.4 48 8.1 5.4-12.0 22 2.5 1.3- 4.7
25-34 1,142 773 68.6 64.3-72.5 114 9.2 7.2-11.7 122 10.8 8.2-14.1 90 8.4 6.3-11.3 43 3.0 1.9- 4.6
35-44 1,272 870 71.2 67.6-74.6 106 7.1 5.5- 9.2 128 9.3 7.3-11.9 97 7.4 5.6- 9.8 71 4.9 3.5- 6.8
45-54 1,115 759 72.4 68.1-76.3 100 9.5 7.2-12.5 106 7.6 5.7-10.1 79 5.8 3.8- 8.7 71 4.7 3.2- 6.8
55-64 811 646 81.0 76.9-84.5 46 5.5 3.6- 8.2 33 3.1 2.0- 4.9 43 5.1 3.4- 7.6 43 5.3 3.3- 8.2
65+ 1,148 962 82.7 79.0-85.8 33 3.4 2.1- 5.6 48 4.0 2.7- 5.9 44 4.2 2.7- 6.6 61 5.7 3.8- 8.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 798 596 74.4 69.3-78.9 29 4.6 2.7- 7.7 50 6.1 3.9- 9.5 50 6.1 4.0- 9.2 73 8.8 6.2-12.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,825 1,332 74.7 71.7-77.5 132 8.1 6.4-10.2 126 6.0 4.7- 7.6 124 6.6 5.1- 8.6 111 4.5 3.4- 5.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,568 1,101 72.8 69.5-75.9 127 7.5 5.9- 9.5 141 8.7 6.8-10.9 123 7.2 5.5- 9.4 76 3.8 2.7- 5.2
College Graduate 1,878 1,368 73.5 70.3-76.6 171 8.7 7.2-10.6 184 9.8 7.8-12.2 105 6.1 4.5- 8.1 50 1.9 1.3- 2.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 572 364 70.5 64.6-75.7 24 3.0 1.8- 5.0 56 8.0 5.5-11.6 54 7.5 4.9-11.2 74 11.0 7.6-15.7
$15,000- 24,999 992 681 70.8 66.2-75.0 77 8.8 6.3-12.1 76 7.0 4.9- 9.7 94 9.2 6.8-12.5 64 4.2 2.9- 6.2
$25,000- 34,999 868 593 69.4 64.8-73.7 78 9.2 6.7-12.5 92 8.8 6.7-11.7 61 7.6 5.3-10.8 44 4.9 3.2- 7.5
$35,000- 49,999 958 734 77.8 73.9-81.2 75 8.3 6.2-11.2 73 7.6 5.6-10.2 45 3.5 2.3- 5.1 31 2.8 1.7- 4.8
$50,000+ 1,582 1,179 75.7 72.2-78.9 141 8.4 6.8-10.4 134 7.8 5.9-10.2 90 5.9 4.2- 8.1 38 2.2 1.5- 3.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 414 291 69.8 64.4-74.8 33 9.5 6.2-14.2 38 9.3 6.5-13.1 33 7.0 4.8-10.1 19 4.3 2.6- 7.0
Cumberland 423 312 77.5 72.1-82.1 30 6.1 4.1- 9.1 31 8.6 5.8-12.5 30 4.9 3.2- 7.3 20 3.0 1.8- 4.9
Durham 393 278 73.2 67.5-78.1 29 8.3 5.5-12.5 48 11.0 8.0-14.8 24 5.1 3.2- 8.0 14 2.5 1.3- 4.5
Forsyth 451 336 77.0 72.4-81.0 28 5.3 3.5- 7.9 40 8.0 5.7-11.1 21 5.3 3.2- 8.4 26 4.5 2.9- 7.0
Gaston 461 319 70.2 65.2-74.8 30 6.5 4.3- 9.5 40 10.2 7.2-14.4 38 6.6 4.7- 9.3 34 6.5 4.5- 9.3
Guilford 408 291 73.9 69.0-78.3 30 6.6 4.5- 9.7 37 8.4 5.9-11.8 27 5.2 3.5- 7.8 23 5.9 3.8- 8.9
Mecklenburg 423 304 71.1 65.7-76.0 34 7.3 5.1-10.4 45 11.6 8.2-16.1 26 7.3 4.9-10.9 14 2.7 1.5- 4.8
New Hanover 396 285 75.7 70.4-80.2 33 7.2 4.9-10.5 27 6.0 4.0- 9.1 28 5.8 3.9- 8.7 23 5.3 3.3- 8.3
Onslow 429 325 79.2 74.5-83.3 26 5.7 3.8- 8.6 25 4.8 3.1- 7.3 29 5.1 3.4- 7.6 24 5.1 3.1- 8.3
Wake 421 315 74.7 69.6-79.2 46 11.2 8.2-15.1 26 6.7 4.4-10.1 20 4.8 2.9- 7.8 14 2.6 1.5- 4.8
Western NC 608 448 73.5 69.3-77.3 43 8.0 5.8-10.9 44 6.8 4.9- 9.5 38 6.5 4.6- 9.2 35 5.2 3.6- 7.5
Piedmont NC 663 477 73.2 68.8-77.1 57 8.3 6.2-11.0 52 7.1 5.0-10.0 47 7.9 5.8-10.9 30 3.5 2.3- 5.3
Eastern NC 608 439 74.7 70.4-78.6 40 6.0 4.1- 8.7 49 7.0 5.0- 9.7 42 6.1 4.2- 8.8 38 6.2 4.2- 9.0

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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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