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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 9,446 1,081 11.3 10.3-12.4 8,365 88.7 87.6-89.7
-Guilford County 446 53 13.6 10.0-18.1 393 86.4 81.9-90.0
GENDER
Male 165 15 12.4 7.3-20.3 150 87.6 79.7-92.7
Female 281 38 14.6 10.2-20.5 243 85.4 79.5-89.8
RACE
White 313 39 13.7 9.7-19.0 274 86.3 81.0-90.3
Other 132 14 13.3 7.2-23.5 118 86.7 76.5-92.8
AGE
18-44 177 24 16.4 10.6-24.5 153 83.6 75.5-89.4
45+ 265 29 11.1 7.4-16.4 236 88.9 83.6-92.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 152 18 13.6 7.9-22.5 134 86.4 77.5-92.1
Some College + 292 35 13.7 9.5-19.4 257 86.3 80.6-90.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 195 21 15.3 9.4-23.7 174 84.7 76.3-90.6
$50,000+ 142 16 10.9 6.4-18.0 126 89.1 82.0-93.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 453 55 14.2 10.4-19.2 398 85.8 80.8-89.6
Guilford 446 53 13.6 10.0-18.1 393 86.4 81.9-90.0
Mecklenburg 449 33 6.8 4.0-11.3 416 93.2 88.7-96.0
Orange 451 49 15.3 8.9-24.8 402 84.7 75.2-91.1
Wake 453 45 9.4 6.8-13.0 408 90.6 87.0-93.2
Chatham/Lee 400 33 6.7 4.5- 9.8 367 93.3 90.2-95.5
Nash/Wilson 380 46 12.2 8.9-16.5 334 87.8 83.5-91.1
Craven/Pamlico 455 59 13.6 10.0-18.2 396 86.4 81.8-90.0
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 438 58 12.6 9.4-16.7 380 87.4 83.3-90.6
Appalachian/Wilkes 456 33 6.7 4.5- 9.9 423 93.3 90.1-95.5
Franklin/Gran./Vance 479 52 8.3 5.9-11.5 427 91.7 88.5-94.1
Graham/Swain/Jackson 425 53 12.0 8.1-17.5 372 88.0 82.5-91.9
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 476 53 9.5 7.0-12.7 423 90.5 87.3-93.0
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 417 62 12.8 9.7-16.7 355 87.2 83.3-90.3
Northeast NC I 461 50 11.6 8.6-15.6 411 88.4 84.4-91.4
Northeast NC II 514 69 13.3 10.2-17.2 445 86.7 82.8-89.8
Northeastern Partnership 975 119 12.7 10.4-15.5 856 87.3 84.5-89.6
Mountain AHEC 1,306 164 13.3 10.9-16.2 1,142 86.7 83.8-89.1
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 3,318 413 12.2 10.4-14.3 2,905 87.8 85.7-89.6
Piedmont 4,050 420 10.6 9.3-12.1 3,630 89.4 87.9-90.7
Western NC 2,078 248 12.4 10.4-14.7 1,830 87.6 85.3-89.6

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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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