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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,091 512 19.2 17.2-21.5 2,579 80.8 78.5-82.8
GENDER
Male 1,192 404 34.1 30.3-38.1 788 65.9 61.9-69.7
Female 1,899 108 5.7 4.3- 7.5 1,791 94.3 92.5-95.7
RACE
White 2,329 409 19.8 17.5-22.3 1,920 80.2 77.7-82.5
African American 566 75 18.3 13.4-24.5 491 81.7 75.5-86.6
Other Minorities 150 22 17.6 10.4-28.1 128 82.4 71.9-89.6
HISPANIC
Yes 88 15 17.9 9.7-30.8 73 82.1 69.2-90.3
No 2,997 496 19.3 17.2-21.6 2,501 80.7 78.4-82.8
AGE
18-24 284 56 18.5 12.6-26.4 228 81.5 73.6-87.4
25-34 568 112 24.1 19.2-29.8 456 75.9 70.2-80.8
35-44 651 102 16.8 13.0-21.5 549 83.2 78.5-87.0
45-54 584 84 18.7 14.0-24.5 500 81.3 75.5-86.0
55-64 386 59 16.8 12.0-23.1 327 83.2 76.9-88.0
65+ 589 96 18.7 14.4-24.0 493 81.3 76.0-85.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 403 110 27.4 21.5-34.2 293 72.6 65.8-78.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 891 153 19.6 15.8-24.1 738 80.4 75.9-84.2
Some Post-H.S. 806 112 17.0 13.4-21.5 694 83.0 78.5-86.6
College Graduate 981 137 16.1 13.0-19.8 844 83.9 80.2-87.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 282 53 16.2 10.8-23.5 229 83.8 76.5-89.2
$15,000- 24,999 493 89 21.8 16.3-28.5 404 78.2 71.5-83.7
$25,000- 34,999 474 80 21.7 16.7-27.7 394 78.3 72.3-83.3
$35,000- 49,999 488 97 25.2 19.5-31.8 391 74.8 68.2-80.5
$50,000+ 805 116 17.3 13.8-21.6 689 82.7 78.4-86.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 212 40 23.8 17.2-31.9 172 76.2 68.1-82.8
Cumberland 209 39 21.9 15.4-30.2 170 78.1 69.8-84.6
Durham 211 19 8.7 5.0-14.7 192 91.3 85.3-95.0
Forsyth 233 30 14.4 10.0-20.3 203 85.6 79.7-90.0
Gaston 236 34 17.9 12.6-24.7 202 82.1 75.3-87.4
Guilford 195 23 13.6 8.7-20.5 172 86.4 79.5-91.3
Mecklenburg 213 35 19.9 14.3-27.1 178 80.1 72.9-85.7
New Hanover 197 32 17.8 12.2-25.1 165 82.2 74.9-87.8
Onslow 216 56 32.2 23.1-43.0 160 67.8 57.0-76.9
Wake 208 33 19.5 13.8-26.7 175 80.5 73.3-86.2
Western NC 311 62 24.3 18.9-30.6 249 75.7 69.4-81.1
Piedmont NC 324 50 15.8 11.6-21.1 274 84.2 78.9-88.4
Eastern NC 326 59 21.7 16.6-27.9 267 78.3 72.1-83.4

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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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