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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No Not taking vitamins
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,890 1,226 39.9 37.2-42.6 249 8.2 6.9- 9.8 1,415 51.9 49.1-54.7
GENDER
Male 1,099 392 33.9 29.8-38.3 83 6.7 5.0- 9.0 624 59.3 54.9-63.6
Female 1,791 834 45.3 41.9-48.7 166 9.6 7.7-11.9 791 45.1 41.7-48.5
RACE
White 2,223 1,001 42.2 39.2-45.3 214 9.0 7.4-10.8 1,008 48.8 45.7-51.9
African American 517 170 31.3 25.5-37.7 26 6.1 3.6-10.1 321 62.6 56.0-68.7
Other Minorities 107 40 42.0 26.4-59.3 5 4.2 1.6-10.6 62 53.8 37.3-69.6
HISPANIC
Yes 81 31 35.1 17.5-57.8 4 4.1 1.3-12.5 46 60.8 39.4-78.7
No 2,801 1,194 40.1 37.4-42.8 244 8.4 7.0-10.0 1,363 51.5 48.7-54.3
AGE
18-24 248 89 39.6 30.4-49.6 14 5.2 2.6-10.4 145 55.1 45.3-64.6
25-34 548 224 39.0 33.0-45.3 21 4.6 2.5- 8.3 303 56.4 50.0-62.6
35-44 591 234 36.2 30.6-42.2 36 7.8 4.9-12.1 321 56.1 49.9-62.0
45-54 523 233 41.2 34.3-48.5 55 9.1 6.3-13.1 235 49.6 42.0-57.3
55-64 404 182 41.6 34.9-48.6 52 12.0 8.3-17.2 170 46.4 39.3-53.6
65+ 552 258 43.7 38.1-49.6 63 10.7 7.7-14.6 231 45.6 39.7-51.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 383 107 24.9 17.9-33.5 40 8.0 5.0-12.4 236 67.2 58.7-74.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 891 336 36.5 31.8-41.4 71 7.9 5.7-10.7 484 55.7 50.6-60.6
Some Post-H.S. 740 351 46.3 41.1-51.6 62 8.8 6.1-12.4 327 44.9 39.7-50.2
College Graduate 867 430 47.4 42.0-52.8 76 8.5 6.2-11.6 361 44.1 38.4-49.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 279 95 33.5 25.2-43.1 23 8.6 4.6-15.5 161 57.9 48.5-66.8
$15,000- 24,999 486 184 34.1 28.2-40.6 54 9.2 6.4-13.0 248 56.7 50.0-63.2
$25,000- 34,999 388 152 35.4 28.7-42.7 25 6.3 3.6-10.7 211 58.3 50.8-65.5
$35,000- 49,999 455 213 47.0 40.4-53.6 32 9.6 6.1-14.8 210 43.4 37.0-50.1
$50,000+ 759 366 44.3 38.7-50.1 67 7.5 5.3-10.5 326 48.1 42.2-54.1
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 196 90 39.1 32.0-46.7 15 8.2 4.6-14.0 91 52.7 44.9-60.4
Cumberland 207 94 48.5 34.5-62.7 11 3.5 1.7- 7.0 102 48.0 34.6-61.7
Durham 178 70 36.1 26.7-46.8 15 7.4 4.0-13.3 93 56.5 45.3-67.1
Forsyth 214 83 34.9 27.9-42.6 23 14.3 8.2-24.0 108 50.8 42.6-59.0
Gaston 213 76 35.8 28.9-43.4 19 7.9 4.9-12.5 118 56.3 48.7-63.5
Guilford 201 82 37.5 30.3-45.4 13 6.3 3.6-10.9 106 56.1 48.2-63.7
Mecklenburg 206 86 43.7 36.3-51.4 19 8.9 5.5-14.2 101 47.4 39.9-55.0
New Hanover 197 89 41.3 33.6-49.3 19 8.8 5.3-14.3 89 49.9 41.8-58.1
Onslow 204 88 37.9 29.1-47.5 17 6.6 3.9-11.1 99 55.5 45.7-64.9
Wake 202 113 54.1 46.0-62.0 15 7.1 4.2-11.8 74 38.8 31.1-47.0
Western NC 286 130 42.6 36.3-49.1 32 9.4 6.5-13.5 124 48.0 41.5-54.6
Piedmont NC 322 125 34.7 29.1-40.8 29 8.6 5.7-12.7 168 56.7 50.4-62.8
Eastern NC 264 100 38.9 31.8-46.5 22 7.9 4.9-12.5 142 53.2 45.6-60.6

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* This question was asked only of respondents who reported taking vitamins. 'Not taking vitamins' category is added to the denominator so that the estimates are based on all respondents.

#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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