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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for Pitt County

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Respond.#
Always Nearly Always Sometimes Seldom Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,739 5,920 87.3 86.0-88.5 461 7.4 6.4- 8.5 202 2.7 2.2- 3.4 70 1.2 0.9- 1.6 86 1.4 1.0- 1.9
Pitt County 419 362 82.6 76.6-87.2 32 10.9 7.1-16.5 14 3.3 1.8- 5.9 5 1.9 0.6- 5.3 6 1.3 0.5- 3.2
GENDER
Male 158 130 79.2 70.0-86.1 15 11.6 6.5-19.9 7 4.8 2.3-10.0 3 3.2 0.9-10.5 3 1.2 0.3- 3.8
Female 261 232 85.8 77.4-91.4 17 10.3 5.3-19.1 7 1.9 0.8- 4.1 2 0.6 0.1- 2.5 3 1.5 0.4- 5.1
RACE
White 290 247 81.7 74.6-87.1 26 11.4 7.1-17.8 8 2.9 1.3- 6.2 4 2.5 0.8- 7.7 5 1.6 0.6- 4.3
Other 128 114 84.3 71.8-91.9 6 10.1 3.9-23.6 6 4.2 1.7-10.1 1 0.6 0.1- 4.2 1 0.7 0.1- 5.0
AGE
18-44 219 183 79.4 71.2-85.8 18 11.2 6.4-18.8 11 5.4 2.9- 9.9 5 3.3 1.1- 9.2 2 0.7 0.2- 2.9
45+ 196 175 86.3 76.8-92.3 14 10.9 5.4-20.7 3 0.7 0.2- 2.1 0 0.0 . - . 4 2.1 0.7- 6.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 164 136 79.1 69.4-86.3 13 12.0 6.2-21.8 11 5.9 3.0-11.1 1 1.5 0.2- 9.7 3 1.6 0.5- 5.2
Some College + 253 224 84.8 77.1-90.2 19 10.3 5.8-17.6 3 1.6 0.5- 5.3 4 2.1 0.6- 7.4 3 1.1 0.3- 4.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 217 183 78.9 69.8-85.8 18 14.0 7.9-23.5 9 4.1 1.9- 8.3 4 2.1 0.6- 6.7 3 0.9 0.3- 3.1
$50,000+ 99 88 88.2 78.6-93.8 10 10.0 5.1-18.8 1 1.8 0.3-11.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 413 350 82.1 76.9-86.3 45 12.3 8.8-16.9 12 3.0 1.6- 5.4 2 1.0 0.3- 4.0 4 1.6 0.6- 4.6
Forsyth 464 410 85.3 80.6-89.1 31 8.0 5.5-11.6 16 4.5 2.5- 8.0 4 1.5 0.4- 5.3 3 0.6 0.2- 2.1
Guilford 425 379 88.0 83.1-91.6 22 5.7 3.4- 9.2 10 2.7 1.2- 6.0 10 3.0 1.3- 6.9 4 0.7 0.3- 1.8
Henderson/Transylvania 474 425 89.7 85.9-92.6 30 6.7 4.4-10.0 11 2.3 1.1- 4.7 3 0.3 0.1- 1.1 5 1.0 0.4- 2.4
Mecklenburg 447 404 88.6 83.9-92.1 23 7.6 4.6-12.2 12 2.3 1.2- 4.4 4 0.9 0.2- 3.3 4 0.6 0.2- 1.6
Orange 441 400 89.2 84.5-92.7 27 7.5 4.6-12.1 6 1.6 0.7- 3.8 4 0.7 0.2- 2.0 4 0.9 0.3- 2.8
Randolph 433 373 81.1 72.9-87.2 32 7.6 5.0-11.2 17 6.6 2.5-16.2 4 1.5 0.5- 4.0 7 3.3 1.1- 9.3
Robeson 444 355 80.3 75.3-84.5 38 9.0 6.1-13.2 33 7.5 5.0-11.0 8 1.6 0.8- 3.2 10 1.6 0.8- 3.3
Wake 432 400 90.6 85.5-94.0 20 6.8 3.8-11.8 7 1.3 0.5- 3.2 2 0.6 0.2- 2.4 3 0.7 0.2- 2.8
Western NC 657 553 82.4 78.4-85.8 50 8.2 5.8-11.4 29 5.4 3.5- 8.2 10 1.7 0.9- 3.3 15 2.3 1.3- 4.0
Piedmont NC 889 799 88.4 85.3-90.9 58 7.2 5.3- 9.7 15 2.1 1.1- 3.8 6 0.8 0.3- 1.8 11 1.6 0.8- 3.3
Eastern NC 801 710 88.0 85.1-90.4 53 6.9 5.1- 9.3 20 2.3 1.4- 3.8 8 1.4 0.7- 2.8 10 1.4 0.8- 2.8

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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, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Person, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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