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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.#
1 or more/day 1 or more/week 1 or more/month 1 or more/year Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,829 208 6.8 5.6- 8.4 2,050 74.3 71.7-76.7 420 13.9 12.1-15.9 26 0.8 0.5- 1.5 125 4.2 3.2- 5.4
GENDER
Male 1,076 86 5.9 4.5- 7.7 795 74.6 70.5-78.2 151 14.7 11.8-18.3 10 1.1 0.5- 2.6 34 3.7 2.2- 6.1
Female 1,753 122 7.7 5.7-10.3 1,255 74.0 70.6-77.2 269 13.2 11.2-15.4 16 0.5 0.3- 1.0 91 4.6 3.5- 6.0
RACE
White 2,184 160 7.4 5.8- 9.3 1,643 77.2 74.4-79.8 278 11.0 9.3-13.0 15 0.8 0.4- 1.7 88 3.5 2.6- 4.8
African American 503 34 5.1 3.1- 8.2 314 61.4 54.7-67.7 119 26.2 20.7-32.6 8 0.8 0.3- 2.0 28 6.5 3.7-11.3
Other Minorities 102 8 2.6 1.1- 6.1 70 82.1 71.8-89.2 16 9.9 5.2-18.2 2 0.9 0.2- 4.4 6 4.4 1.6-11.5
HISPANIC
Yes 78 4 4.4 1.0-18.3 49 74.9 58.4-86.3 19 15.8 7.4-30.5 0 0.0 . - . 6 4.9 1.7-12.9
No 2,743 204 6.9 5.6- 8.5 1,996 74.3 71.6-76.8 399 13.8 12.0-15.8 26 0.8 0.5- 1.5 118 4.1 3.1- 5.4
AGE
18-24 242 21 9.2 5.3-15.6 143 59.2 49.8-68.0 58 22.7 16.3-30.8 3 1.8 0.4- 8.1 17 7.0 3.3-14.5
25-34 536 33 3.9 2.5- 6.1 384 79.1 74.2-83.2 99 13.6 10.4-17.7 5 0.4 0.1- 1.3 15 3.0 1.4- 6.0
35-44 587 33 6.7 3.7-11.9 424 71.6 65.3-77.2 98 17.5 13.0-23.1 3 0.3 0.1- 1.1 29 3.9 2.5- 6.2
45-54 516 39 6.1 4.0- 9.3 380 77.0 71.0-82.1 66 10.7 7.3-15.5 8 1.7 0.8- 3.8 23 4.4 2.4- 8.0
55-64 396 36 6.8 4.4-10.2 297 77.7 71.5-82.8 43 11.4 7.5-16.9 4 0.5 0.1- 2.2 16 3.7 1.9- 7.1
65+ 530 44 9.2 6.5-12.9 406 78.5 73.8-82.6 53 8.3 5.9-11.5 3 0.3 0.1- 1.3 24 3.6 2.1- 6.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 369 37 9.2 6.2-13.5 256 71.9 64.7-78.2 56 12.4 8.5-17.7 1 0.0 0.0- 0.1 19 6.5 3.3-12.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 876 66 7.7 5.2-11.3 631 71.0 66.0-75.5 140 17.3 13.6-21.8 7 0.8 0.2- 3.1 32 3.2 2.0- 5.2
Some Post-H.S. 720 50 6.3 4.2- 9.2 527 75.0 70.2-79.3 106 13.5 10.4-17.4 8 0.6 0.3- 1.4 29 4.6 2.7- 7.9
College Graduate 855 53 4.7 3.3- 6.5 629 79.0 75.1-82.4 118 11.2 8.8-14.3 10 1.4 0.7- 2.8 45 3.7 2.5- 5.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 267 28 10.0 6.1-15.9 178 64.1 55.0-72.4 40 17.9 11.6-26.7 5 1.2 0.4- 3.6 16 6.8 3.5-12.5
$15,000- 24,999 479 27 5.9 3.6- 9.5 339 70.8 63.9-76.9 87 17.7 12.8-23.9 1 0.1 0.0- 0.4 25 5.5 2.7-11.1
$25,000- 34,999 384 32 11.7 6.6-20.0 273 66.8 58.7-74.0 57 17.5 12.4-24.0 7 1.1 0.4- 2.8 15 3.0 1.5- 5.7
$35,000- 49,999 450 35 5.7 3.8- 8.4 331 78.2 72.8-82.9 65 10.9 7.8-15.1 3 1.5 0.3- 6.8 16 3.7 1.9- 7.2
$50,000+ 750 29 3.5 2.1- 5.6 584 81.5 77.4-85.0 106 11.4 8.7-14.8 7 0.8 0.3- 2.0 24 2.8 1.7- 4.8
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 191 9 6.0 2.9-12.1 139 74.1 66.6-80.4 26 12.5 8.2-18.5 0 0.0 . - . 17 7.4 4.4-12.2
Cumberland 205 15 6.3 3.5-11.2 140 68.9 57.4-78.5 40 21.5 13.9-31.6 4 1.4 0.4- 4.1 6 2.0 0.8- 4.6
Durham 172 17 10.3 5.9-17.2 116 71.7 62.1-79.7 26 11.3 7.1-17.5 2 1.1 0.2- 5.0 11 5.6 2.7-11.3
Forsyth 212 18 11.5 5.9-21.2 148 68.3 59.4-76.1 37 16.2 11.1-23.0 1 0.4 0.1- 3.0 8 3.5 1.6- 7.7
Gaston 207 17 8.5 5.1-13.8 158 75.5 68.1-81.7 27 13.4 8.8-20.0 1 1.0 0.1- 7.0 4 1.5 0.5- 4.3
Guilford 196 9 5.3 2.4-11.3 145 73.6 65.5-80.4 33 17.0 11.5-24.5 2 0.6 0.1- 2.4 7 3.5 1.6- 7.6
Mecklenburg 198 11 4.6 2.4- 8.5 148 74.7 67.2-80.9 32 17.5 12.1-24.7 3 1.7 0.5- 5.1 4 1.6 0.5- 5.0
New Hanover 191 11 6.1 3.1-12.0 141 74.2 66.4-80.8 29 14.1 9.3-20.7 1 0.3 0.0- 2.4 9 5.2 2.6-10.2
Onslow 203 15 7.2 3.7-13.6 150 75.8 67.5-82.5 25 11.9 7.6-18.2 4 0.9 0.3- 2.5 9 4.2 2.1- 8.4
Wake 198 12 6.5 3.5-11.7 132 67.9 60.2-74.7 42 20.8 15.1-27.8 4 1.6 0.6- 4.6 8 3.3 1.5- 7.0
Western NC 282 31 11.5 7.8-16.6 209 74.1 67.9-79.5 32 10.8 7.5-15.5 0 0.0 . - . 10 3.6 1.8- 7.1
Piedmont NC 315 18 5.2 2.6-10.1 236 78.3 71.6-83.7 42 12.1 8.4-17.2 4 1.3 0.4- 4.0 15 3.1 1.7- 5.3
Eastern NC 259 25 6.7 4.3-10.3 188 73.8 66.9-79.8 29 11.8 7.7-17.6 0 0.0 . - . 17 7.7 4.4-13.1

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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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