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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 9,279 277 4.1 3.4- 4.9 9,002 95.9 95.1-96.6
-Guilford County 442 16 6.0 3.2-10.7 426 94.0 89.3-96.8
GENDER
Male 164 9 9.2 4.3-18.6 155 90.8 81.4-95.7
Female 278 7 3.0 1.3- 7.2 271 97.0 92.8-98.7
RACE
White 311 11 5.0 2.2-10.8 300 95.0 89.2-97.8
Other 130 5 8.1 3.2-19.3 125 91.9 80.7-96.8
AGE
18-44 175 14 11.5 6.1-20.6 161 88.5 79.4-93.9
45+ 263 2 0.9 0.2- 3.6 261 99.1 96.4-99.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 151 1 0.4 0.1- 3.0 150 99.6 97.0-99.9
Some College + 289 15 9.2 5.0-16.5 274 90.8 83.5-95.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 193 6 5.9 2.0-16.0 187 94.1 84.0-98.0
$50,000+ 141 5 4.5 1.7-11.3 136 95.5 88.7-98.3
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 447 26 8.1 5.1-12.7 421 91.9 87.3-94.9
Guilford 442 16 6.0 3.2-10.7 426 94.0 89.3-96.8
Mecklenburg 443 28 7.9 4.8-12.6 415 92.1 87.4-95.2
Orange 449 31 7.6 5.0-11.4 418 92.4 88.6-95.0
Wake 446 12 2.6 1.4- 4.6 434 97.4 95.4-98.6
Chatham/Lee 392 11 2.8 1.4- 5.3 381 97.2 94.7-98.6
Nash/Wilson 369 5 1.7 0.6- 4.5 364 98.3 95.5-99.4
Craven/Pamlico 447 13 3.4 1.7- 6.5 434 96.6 93.5-98.3
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 427 6 2.4 0.9- 6.5 421 97.6 93.5-99.1
Appalachian/Wilkes 452 16 4.4 2.4- 8.0 436 95.6 92.0-97.6
Franklin/Gran./Vance 470 3 0.7 0.2- 2.4 467 99.3 97.6-99.8
Graham/Swain/Jackson 422 13 3.5 1.9- 6.5 409 96.5 93.5-98.1
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 465 16 4.4 2.4- 7.7 449 95.6 92.3-97.6
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 409 6 1.9 0.7- 4.7 403 98.1 95.3-99.3
Northeast NC I 450 9 2.8 1.2- 6.1 441 97.2 93.9-98.8
Northeast NC II 503 10 2.2 1.0- 4.7 493 97.8 95.3-99.0
Northeastern Partnership 953 19 2.4 1.4- 4.2 934 97.6 95.8-98.6
Mountain AHEC 1,290 46 3.9 2.7- 5.7 1,244 96.1 94.3-97.3
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 3,245 75 3.8 2.6- 5.6 3,170 96.2 94.4-97.4
Piedmont 3,981 130 4.2 3.2- 5.3 3,851 95.8 94.7-96.8
Western NC 2,053 72 4.2 3.1- 5.7 1,981 95.8 94.3-96.9

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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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