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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

Risk Factors

Ever Physically Assaulted*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,809 1,334 20.2 18.8-21.8 4,475 79.8 78.2-81.2
GENDER
Male 2,219 482 19.1 17.0-21.5 1,737 80.9 78.5-83.0
Female 3,590 852 21.2 19.2-23.4 2,738 78.8 76.6-80.8
RACE
White 4,432 1,017 20.7 18.9-22.5 3,415 79.3 77.5-81.1
African American 1,049 237 18.3 15.3-21.8 812 81.7 78.2-84.7
Other Minorities 248 63 20.8 14.7-28.7 185 79.2 71.3-85.3
HISPANIC
Yes 165 46 20.3 13.4-29.6 119 79.7 70.4-86.6
No 5,631 1,286 20.3 18.7-21.9 4,345 79.7 78.1-81.3
AGE
18-24 521 125 18.6 14.5-23.5 396 81.4 76.5-85.5
25-34 1,093 331 28.0 24.3-32.0 762 72.0 68.0-75.7
35-44 1,211 314 22.2 19.0-25.9 897 77.8 74.1-81.0
45-54 1,073 303 25.4 21.6-29.6 770 74.6 70.4-78.4
55-64 767 141 15.2 12.2-18.9 626 84.8 81.1-87.8
65+ 1,098 113 9.1 6.9-11.9 985 90.9 88.1-93.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 759 149 14.9 11.8-18.5 610 85.1 81.5-88.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,726 393 20.1 17.4-23.0 1,333 79.9 77.0-82.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,508 415 24.5 21.5-27.8 1,093 75.5 72.2-78.5
College Graduate 1,803 373 19.7 17.2-22.6 1,430 80.3 77.4-82.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 537 145 19.1 14.9-24.3 392 80.9 75.7-85.1
$15,000- 24,999 960 240 23.1 19.3-27.3 720 76.9 72.7-80.7
$25,000- 34,999 831 220 24.7 20.5-29.5 611 75.3 70.5-79.5
$35,000- 49,999 929 224 21.4 18.0-25.4 705 78.6 74.6-82.0
$50,000+ 1,534 331 19.5 16.8-22.5 1,203 80.5 77.5-83.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 400 104 25.4 20.8-30.7 296 74.6 69.3-79.2
Cumberland 411 93 21.1 16.1-27.2 318 78.9 72.8-83.9
Durham 373 96 22.1 17.5-27.4 277 77.9 72.6-82.5
Forsyth 432 94 20.0 16.2-24.5 338 80.0 75.5-83.8
Gaston 437 110 24.1 19.9-29.0 327 75.9 71.0-80.1
Guilford 380 84 21.4 17.0-26.5 296 78.6 73.5-83.0
Mecklenburg 407 78 17.9 14.2-22.4 329 82.1 77.6-85.8
New Hanover 377 99 25.6 20.6-31.3 278 74.4 68.7-79.4
Onslow 411 112 27.9 21.6-35.3 299 72.1 64.7-78.4
Wake 402 83 19.7 15.7-24.4 319 80.3 75.6-84.3
Western NC 575 120 21.4 17.8-25.5 455 78.6 74.5-82.2
Piedmont NC 630 147 19.4 16.1-23.2 483 80.6 76.8-83.9
Eastern NC 574 114 19.1 15.5-23.2 460 80.9 76.8-84.5

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*Data in this table were derived from the three physical violence questions

#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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