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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.#
Always Usually Sometimes Rarely Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,023 1,772 60.0 57.4-62.7 732 24.5 22.2-27.0 358 11.0 9.5-12.7 77 2.2 1.6- 3.0 84 2.2 1.7- 3.0
GENDER
Male 1,158 713 64.3 60.2-68.1 262 22.3 19.1-26.0 115 8.4 6.6-10.7 29 2.3 1.4- 3.6 39 2.7 1.8- 4.1
Female 1,865 1,059 56.2 52.7-59.7 470 26.5 23.4-29.9 243 13.4 11.2-16.0 48 2.1 1.4- 3.1 45 1.8 1.2- 2.7
RACE
White 2,278 1,366 61.5 58.4-64.4 571 24.7 22.0-27.5 244 10.2 8.5-12.1 52 2.0 1.3- 3.0 45 1.7 1.2- 2.6
African American 556 299 54.4 48.1-60.7 119 23.5 18.3-29.5 89 15.5 11.6-20.3 18 2.9 1.6- 5.4 31 3.7 2.2- 6.0
Other Minorities 146 86 62.9 50.6-73.8 30 24.3 15.1-36.7 19 8.6 4.4-16.2 6 1.7 0.7- 4.2 5 2.4 0.8- 6.9
HISPANIC
Yes 86 44 51.0 36.2-65.6 24 30.3 17.9-46.3 13 14.5 7.3-26.6 3 2.6 0.6-10.6 2 1.7 0.3- 7.7
No 2,931 1,724 60.4 57.7-63.0 706 24.3 21.9-26.8 345 10.9 9.4-12.7 74 2.1 1.5- 3.0 82 2.3 1.7- 3.0
AGE
18-24 278 161 63.0 54.1-71.1 68 24.3 17.5-32.7 37 10.1 6.5-15.3 7 0.8 0.4- 2.0 5 1.8 0.7- 4.8
25-34 561 317 56.7 50.1-63.0 155 26.7 21.1-33.2 65 13.4 9.4-18.6 11 1.3 0.6- 2.6 13 1.9 0.9- 4.2
35-44 640 342 53.8 48.1-59.3 193 29.7 24.6-35.4 73 12.0 8.8-16.0 16 2.7 1.4- 5.3 16 1.8 1.0- 3.5
45-54 574 311 53.2 47.0-59.3 147 29.4 24.0-35.6 83 11.3 8.3-15.3 17 3.1 1.5- 6.2 16 2.9 1.5- 5.4
55-64 374 235 68.7 62.0-74.6 80 18.6 13.9-24.4 47 9.7 6.7-14.0 7 1.7 0.6- 4.6 5 1.4 0.4- 4.4
65+ 569 388 69.4 63.6-74.6 85 15.4 11.5-20.3 49 9.1 6.1-13.4 18 2.7 1.4- 5.2 29 3.4 2.0- 5.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 388 221 62.5 55.3-69.2 64 15.9 11.1-22.2 59 12.8 8.9-18.1 16 3.9 2.0- 7.3 28 4.9 2.9- 8.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 875 519 59.5 54.5-64.4 185 22.9 18.9-27.4 118 12.7 9.8-16.3 24 2.1 1.2- 3.6 29 2.7 1.7- 4.5
Some Post-H.S. 794 475 59.6 54.4-64.7 189 26.8 22.1-31.9 99 10.5 7.9-13.7 17 2.1 1.0- 4.1 14 1.1 0.5- 2.5
College Graduate 958 553 59.8 54.9-64.4 292 29.2 24.9-33.9 82 8.6 6.4-11.4 19 1.4 0.7- 2.5 12 1.1 0.5- 2.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 271 134 49.3 40.1-58.7 54 22.8 15.5-32.0 48 20.0 13.6-28.4 16 3.9 2.1- 7.1 19 4.1 2.3- 7.1
$15,000- 24,999 484 258 58.7 51.8-65.4 106 22.5 17.1-28.9 75 10.6 7.5-14.8 24 5.1 2.8- 9.1 21 3.1 1.6- 6.0
$25,000- 34,999 463 270 59.1 52.5-65.3 106 23.6 18.4-29.7 62 11.5 8.4-15.7 10 1.7 0.6- 4.6 15 4.1 2.2- 7.3
$35,000- 49,999 485 294 61.7 55.2-67.7 119 23.5 18.4-29.5 63 12.9 9.2-17.7 6 1.5 0.6- 3.6 3 0.4 0.1- 1.6
$50,000+ 792 479 62.2 56.9-67.2 244 30.0 25.3-35.2 54 6.1 4.1- 9.0 8 0.8 0.3- 2.1 7 0.9 0.3- 2.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 208 115 57.9 49.9-65.4 58 24.6 18.8-31.4 22 9.5 6.0-14.6 6 3.1 1.2- 7.8 7 4.9 1.8-12.7
Cumberland 203 117 57.6 49.6-65.1 48 25.4 18.9-33.2 29 12.4 8.3-18.3 6 2.9 1.2- 6.9 3 1.7 0.4- 6.7
Durham 206 116 60.8 52.1-69.0 45 19.2 13.7-26.2 32 16.5 11.2-23.7 5 1.6 0.6- 4.2 8 1.8 0.8- 3.7
Forsyth 227 135 59.3 51.7-66.5 51 24.4 18.3-31.7 24 9.7 6.1-15.2 4 1.0 0.4- 2.7 13 5.6 3.0-10.3
Gaston 229 127 57.2 49.8-64.4 58 25.3 19.4-32.4 33 12.6 8.6-18.2 6 2.8 1.1- 7.2 5 2.0 0.8- 5.0
Guilford 190 116 65.7 57.9-72.7 40 17.3 12.5-23.5 22 11.1 7.1-17.1 7 2.7 1.2- 5.9 5 3.1 1.1- 8.6
Mecklenburg 207 114 54.2 46.5-61.8 57 28.3 21.8-35.8 24 11.0 7.0-16.7 7 4.4 1.9- 9.7 5 2.1 0.9- 5.3
New Hanover 194 110 53.8 43.1-64.2 55 31.4 20.9-44.3 21 10.9 6.8-16.8 6 3.4 1.3- 8.9 2 0.5 0.1- 2.1
Onslow 212 132 62.2 52.6-71.0 45 21.3 15.3-28.9 24 9.7 6.1-15.0 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7 9 6.3 1.8-19.7
Wake 204 124 59.3 51.3-66.8 56 28.9 22.3-36.7 16 7.4 4.3-12.3 3 1.1 0.3- 3.4 5 3.3 1.3- 8.1
Western NC 302 187 63.0 56.6-68.9 63 21.3 16.5-27.0 35 10.3 7.1-14.7 8 2.0 0.9- 4.4 9 3.4 1.6- 7.3
Piedmont NC 320 193 63.1 56.6-69.1 77 23.5 18.4-29.6 36 10.7 7.5-15.2 6 1.3 0.5- 3.3 8 1.3 0.6- 3.0
Eastern NC 321 186 57.5 50.9-63.8 79 26.0 20.4-32.4 40 12.4 8.8-17.1 11 2.7 1.3- 5.6 5 1.5 0.6- 3.6

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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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