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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 2,899 1,484 48.3 45.5-51.1 1,415 51.7 48.9-54.5
GENDER
Male 1,104 480 40.9 36.6-45.4 624 59.1 54.6-63.4
Female 1,795 1,004 55.0 51.6-58.4 791 45.0 41.6-48.4
RACE
White 2,227 1,219 51.3 48.2-54.4 1,008 48.7 45.6-51.8
African American 520 199 38.1 32.0-44.7 321 61.9 55.3-68.0
Other Minorities 108 46 46.3 30.6-62.8 62 53.7 37.2-69.4
HISPANIC
Yes 81 35 39.2 21.3-60.6 46 60.8 39.4-78.7
No 2,810 1,447 48.7 45.9-51.5 1,363 51.3 48.5-54.1
AGE
18-24 249 104 45.0 35.6-54.8 145 55.0 45.2-64.4
25-34 549 246 43.6 37.5-50.0 303 56.4 50.0-62.5
35-44 592 271 44.1 38.1-50.2 321 55.9 49.8-61.9
45-54 525 290 50.6 42.9-58.2 235 49.4 41.8-57.1
55-64 405 235 53.8 46.6-60.9 170 46.2 39.1-53.4
65+ 555 324 54.8 48.8-60.7 231 45.2 39.3-51.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 387 151 33.9 26.4-42.4 236 66.1 57.6-73.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 893 409 44.4 39.4-49.4 484 55.6 50.6-60.6
Some Post-H.S. 742 415 55.2 49.9-60.3 327 44.8 39.7-50.1
College Graduate 868 507 56.0 50.2-61.6 361 44.0 38.4-49.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 281 120 42.4 33.6-51.7 161 57.6 48.3-66.4
$15,000- 24,999 486 238 43.3 36.8-50.0 248 56.7 50.0-63.2
$25,000- 34,999 390 179 42.0 34.8-49.4 211 58.0 50.6-65.2
$35,000- 49,999 455 245 56.6 49.9-63.0 210 43.4 37.0-50.1
$50,000+ 759 433 51.9 45.9-57.8 326 48.1 42.2-54.1
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 196 105 47.3 39.6-55.1 91 52.7 44.9-60.4
Cumberland 208 106 52.1 38.5-65.4 102 47.9 34.6-61.5
Durham 178 85 43.5 32.9-54.7 93 56.5 45.3-67.1
Forsyth 214 106 49.2 41.0-57.4 108 50.8 42.6-59.0
Gaston 213 95 43.7 36.5-51.3 118 56.3 48.7-63.5
Guilford 202 96 44.0 36.4-51.9 106 56.0 48.1-63.6
Mecklenburg 206 105 52.6 45.0-60.1 101 47.4 39.9-55.0
New Hanover 197 108 50.1 41.9-58.2 89 49.9 41.8-58.1
Onslow 205 106 44.8 35.4-54.6 99 55.2 45.4-64.6
Wake 203 129 61.5 53.2-69.1 74 38.5 30.9-46.8
Western NC 288 164 52.2 45.7-58.7 124 47.8 41.3-54.3
Piedmont NC 322 154 43.3 37.2-49.6 168 56.7 50.4-62.8
Eastern NC 267 125 47.4 40.0-54.9 142 52.6 45.1-60.0

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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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