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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Piedmont North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.#
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-5 years 5 or more years Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,916 5,569 92.8 91.6-93.8 196 4.0 3.2- 4.8 84 1.8 1.3- 2.6 58 1.4 0.9- 2.0 9 0.1 0.0- 0.2
Piedmont NC 641 596 93.1 90.4-95.1 26 4.0 2.6- 6.2 14 1.9 0.9- 3.9 5 1.0 0.4- 2.6 0 0.0 . - .
GENDER
Male 233 206 90.0 84.8-93.6 14 4.4 2.5- 7.7 8 3.4 1.4- 7.9 5 2.2 0.8- 5.9 0 0.0 . - .
Female 408 390 95.6 92.3-97.5 12 3.7 2.0- 7.0 6 0.7 0.2- 1.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 531 496 93.6 90.6-95.7 21 3.8 2.3- 6.3 10 1.8 0.7- 4.2 4 0.8 0.2- 2.4 0 0.0 . - .
Other 101 92 91.6 83.2-96.1 5 5.3 2.2-12.3 3 1.1 0.2- 4.6 1 2.0 0.3-12.8 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 270 248 92.1 87.6-95.1 13 5.1 2.8- 9.1 7 1.5 0.6- 3.8 2 1.3 0.3- 5.0 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 367 344 93.9 89.9-96.4 13 3.2 1.7- 5.9 7 2.2 0.8- 6.0 3 0.7 0.2- 2.9 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 330 301 91.1 86.6-94.2 19 6.1 3.8- 9.9 8 1.9 0.6- 5.7 2 0.9 0.2- 3.9 0 0.0 . - .
Some College + 310 294 95.4 91.9-97.4 7 1.7 0.7- 4.1 6 1.9 0.8- 4.6 3 1.1 0.3- 4.0 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 371 346 93.2 89.2-95.8 14 3.7 2.1- 6.6 9 2.2 0.8- 5.8 2 0.8 0.2- 3.7 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000+ 154 147 96.0 90.9-98.3 5 2.2 0.7- 6.1 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.8 0.5- 7.1 0 0.0 . - .
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 403 377 91.6 87.4-94.5 16 5.4 3.1- 9.1 8 2.5 1.1- 5.4 2 0.6 0.1- 2.3 0 0.0 . - .
Cumberland 414 401 97.1 94.6-98.5 7 1.4 0.6- 3.0 1 0.2 0.0- 1.1 5 1.3 0.5- 3.8 0 0.0 . - .
Durham 384 364 93.9 90.3-96.2 9 2.4 1.2- 4.8 8 2.2 1.0- 4.6 2 0.9 0.2- 3.4 1 0.7 0.1- 4.6
Forsyth 442 427 96.7 94.4-98.1 9 2.0 1.0- 3.9 2 0.3 0.1- 1.4 3 0.8 0.2- 2.7 1 0.2 0.0- 1.1
Gaston 443 422 94.9 92.0-96.7 14 3.3 1.9- 5.8 0 0.0 . - . 5 1.4 0.6- 3.5 2 0.4 0.1- 2.0
Guilford 392 364 92.4 88.4-95.0 14 4.2 2.3- 7.5 6 1.1 0.5- 2.6 7 2.1 0.8- 5.1 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7
Mecklenburg 414 382 91.4 87.6-94.2 23 6.0 3.8- 9.3 5 1.3 0.5- 3.3 4 1.3 0.4- 4.1 0 0.0 . - .
New Hanover 390 358 85.7 75.7-92.0 20 6.0 3.6- 9.7 6 1.9 0.7- 4.6 5 6.2 1.7-20.7 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6
Onslow 417 393 91.1 82.1-95.8 11 5.6 1.8-16.4 8 2.6 1.1- 5.9 4 0.6 0.2- 1.7 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8
Wake 405 385 93.6 89.1-96.4 10 2.9 1.4- 5.8 8 3.2 1.2- 7.8 0 0.0 . - . 2 0.3 0.1- 1.3
Western NC 588 559 95.1 92.5-96.8 13 2.1 1.0- 4.3 7 1.2 0.5- 2.6 9 1.7 0.8- 3.4 0 0.0 . - .
Piedmont NC 641 596 93.1 90.4-95.1 26 4.0 2.6- 6.2 14 1.9 0.9- 3.9 5 1.0 0.4- 2.6 0 0.0 . - .
Eastern NC 583 541 90.6 87.0-93.2 24 5.0 3.2- 7.7 11 2.5 1.3- 5.0 7 1.9 0.8- 4.1 0 0.0 . - .

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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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