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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 6,033 4,314 69.4 67.5-71.2 632 10.7 9.6-11.9 415 8.0 6.9- 9.4 648 11.5 10.2-12.8 24 0.4 0.2- 0.8
Piedmont NC 656 440 66.0 61.2-70.5 71 10.9 8.4-14.2 46 8.0 5.5-11.6 95 14.4 11.5-17.9 4 0.7 0.2- 1.9
GENDER
Male 236 147 60.1 52.4-67.3 26 12.4 8.0-18.6 17 8.2 4.7-14.0 45 18.9 13.7-25.4 1 0.5 0.1- 3.2
Female 420 293 70.6 64.7-76.0 45 9.8 7.1-13.4 29 7.8 4.6-12.9 50 10.9 8.0-14.7 3 0.8 0.2- 2.9
RACE
White 545 381 67.8 62.4-72.7 50 9.2 6.6-12.6 38 8.1 5.3-12.3 73 14.4 11.2-18.4 3 0.5 0.1- 1.9
Other 102 52 56.1 44.5-67.0 20 20.2 12.6-30.8 7 7.0 3.1-15.1 22 15.3 9.5-23.8 1 1.3 0.2- 9.0
AGE
18-44 280 194 67.4 60.0-74.0 35 11.1 7.6-15.9 16 7.8 4.0-14.4 34 13.2 9.0-19.0 1 0.5 0.1- 3.4
45+ 372 243 64.4 58.2-70.2 36 10.9 7.5-15.8 30 8.3 5.4-12.6 60 15.5 11.7-20.3 3 0.8 0.2- 2.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 340 195 57.7 51.1-63.9 42 11.0 7.8-15.2 30 10.5 6.8-16.0 69 19.6 15.0-25.2 4 1.2 0.4- 3.6
Some College + 315 245 75.7 68.8-81.5 29 10.9 7.1-16.4 15 4.9 2.3-10.0 26 8.5 5.6-12.6 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 379 236 60.5 54.5-66.3 50 12.6 9.2-16.9 27 8.4 5.4-12.8 62 17.4 13.1-22.6 4 1.2 0.4- 3.4
$50,000+ 158 130 78.2 67.6-86.0 13 11.2 6.0-19.8 6 5.3 1.7-15.1 9 5.4 2.7-10.3 0 0.0 . - .
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 408 284 68.4 62.7-73.5 38 10.4 7.3-14.5 33 7.9 5.1-12.0 53 13.4 9.9-17.9 0 0.0 . - .
Cumberland 416 294 72.7 66.3-78.3 63 14.4 10.3-19.8 27 5.6 3.7- 8.5 32 7.3 4.8-11.0 0 0.0 . - .
Durham 389 275 71.1 65.3-76.3 46 12.8 9.1-17.7 28 6.1 4.0- 9.2 35 8.7 6.1-12.4 5 1.2 0.5- 3.2
Forsyth 451 336 75.0 70.2-79.3 45 10.2 7.3-13.9 25 5.9 3.8- 9.0 42 8.5 6.1-11.8 3 0.4 0.1- 1.3
Gaston 455 305 66.8 61.6-71.6 42 9.5 6.7-13.4 37 8.6 5.9-12.3 68 13.8 10.7-17.6 3 1.3 0.4- 4.4
Guilford 404 294 71.3 65.8-76.2 41 12.5 8.9-17.4 29 6.7 4.5-10.0 39 9.1 6.4-12.7 1 0.4 0.1- 3.0
Mecklenburg 419 332 77.3 72.3-81.6 41 11.4 8.2-15.7 21 5.0 3.2- 7.7 25 6.3 4.1- 9.6 0 0.0 . - .
New Hanover 399 291 67.6 59.8-74.6 44 10.8 7.6-15.1 20 4.9 2.9- 8.2 41 15.3 9.1-24.6 3 1.3 0.3- 5.3
Onslow 428 318 74.4 67.3-80.4 39 7.7 5.4-10.9 26 6.4 4.2- 9.8 44 11.4 6.5-19.2 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7
Wake 411 326 80.0 75.1-84.1 38 8.1 5.6-11.5 23 6.4 3.9-10.1 23 5.3 3.3- 8.3 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2
Western NC 596 412 68.7 64.3-72.7 50 8.6 6.4-11.5 47 8.1 5.9-11.0 85 14.0 11.2-17.3 2 0.6 0.1- 3.2
Piedmont NC 656 440 66.0 61.2-70.5 71 10.9 8.4-14.2 46 8.0 5.5-11.6 95 14.4 11.5-17.9 4 0.7 0.2- 1.9
Eastern NC 601 407 65.6 60.6-70.2 74 11.3 8.7-14.6 53 11.3 8.2-15.4 66 11.7 8.8-15.4 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9

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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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