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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for Guilford County

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 9,259 6,012 61.9 60.2-63.5 3,247 38.1 36.5-39.8
-Guilford County 443 315 66.7 61.0-72.0 128 33.3 28.0-39.0
GENDER
Male 164 96 54.9 45.8-63.6 68 45.1 36.4-54.2
Female 279 219 77.5 70.9-82.9 60 22.5 17.1-29.1
RACE
White 311 241 74.3 67.7-79.9 70 25.7 20.1-32.3
Other 131 73 50.0 39.6-60.5 58 50.0 39.5-60.4
AGE
18-44 175 121 63.5 54.1-71.9 54 36.5 28.1-45.9
45+ 264 192 70.6 63.6-76.7 72 29.4 23.3-36.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 152 96 58.1 48.4-67.2 56 41.9 32.8-51.6
Some College + 289 218 72.6 65.6-78.8 71 27.4 21.2-34.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 193 126 59.1 50.0-67.7 67 40.9 32.3-50.0
$50,000+ 141 118 82.2 73.9-88.3 23 17.8 11.7-26.1
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 446 296 62.6 56.9-68.0 150 37.4 32.0-43.1
Guilford 443 315 66.7 61.0-72.0 128 33.3 28.0-39.0
Mecklenburg 440 309 61.5 55.1-67.6 131 38.5 32.4-44.9
Orange 450 289 63.2 56.3-69.6 161 36.8 30.4-43.7
Wake 445 303 63.6 57.7-69.2 142 36.4 30.8-42.3
Chatham/Lee 392 227 58.0 51.7-64.1 165 42.0 35.9-48.3
Nash/Wilson 368 250 66.6 60.6-72.1 118 33.4 27.9-39.4
Craven/Pamlico 445 311 65.8 60.0-71.1 134 34.2 28.9-40.0
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 424 263 60.9 55.0-66.5 161 39.1 33.5-45.0
Appalachian/Wilkes 449 287 61.2 54.3-67.7 162 38.8 32.3-45.7
Franklin/Gran./Vance 467 292 61.2 53.6-68.2 175 38.8 31.8-46.4
Graham/Swain/Jackson 422 274 64.2 53.2-73.9 148 35.8 26.1-46.8
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 463 284 56.4 50.9-61.7 179 43.6 38.3-49.1
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 410 267 60.9 54.5-66.9 143 39.1 33.1-45.5
Northeast NC I 449 276 56.7 49.9-63.2 173 43.3 36.8-50.1
Northeast NC II 502 319 59.4 53.9-64.7 183 40.6 35.3-46.1
Northeastern Partnership 951 595 58.4 54.1-62.6 356 41.6 37.4-45.9
Mountain AHEC 1,288 836 60.4 55.9-64.9 452 39.6 35.1-44.1
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 3,238 2,106 61.8 58.8-64.7 1,132 38.2 35.3-41.2
Piedmont 3,974 2,588 62.4 60.1-64.7 1,386 37.6 35.3-39.9
Western NC 2,047 1,318 60.1 56.4-63.7 729 39.9 36.3-43.6

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^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** 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, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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