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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for Guilford County

Health Status

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Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 9,429 1,788 20.2 18.9-21.5 2,788 31.1 29.6-32.7 2,786 29.7 28.3-31.2 1,373 13.4 12.3-14.6 694 5.5 4.9- 6.2
-Guilford County 444 112 25.0 20.6-30.0 143 33.5 28.2-39.1 117 25.9 21.4-31.0 49 10.5 7.6-14.4 23 5.1 3.1- 8.3
GENDER
Male 165 43 22.4 16.3-29.8 57 36.8 28.4-46.0 42 25.2 18.4-33.5 14 9.4 5.2-16.4 9 6.2 2.9-12.7
Female 279 69 27.4 21.5-34.3 86 30.4 24.3-37.2 75 26.5 20.9-33.0 35 11.6 8.0-16.4 14 4.1 2.3- 7.1
RACE
White 312 85 26.8 21.5-32.8 105 34.6 28.4-41.2 77 24.8 19.6-30.8 28 7.7 5.1-11.6 17 6.2 3.5-10.6
Other 132 27 21.2 14.1-30.8 38 31.1 21.8-42.2 40 28.3 20.1-38.3 21 16.5 10.0-26.1 6 2.9 1.2- 6.9
AGE
18-44 176 55 29.1 22.1-37.4 67 38.9 30.4-48.2 42 25.7 18.8-34.1 9 5.0 2.1-11.2 3 1.3 0.3- 4.9
45+ 264 55 20.2 15.3-26.2 76 28.9 23.0-35.5 74 26.4 20.9-32.8 39 15.8 11.2-21.7 20 8.8 5.2-14.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 150 23 15.5 9.7-23.9 28 22.5 15.0-32.3 48 29.5 21.9-38.4 35 23.6 16.4-32.8 16 8.9 5.2-14.7
Some College + 292 89 30.7 24.9-37.3 114 40.0 33.3-47.0 69 24.3 18.9-30.7 14 3.3 1.9- 5.8 6 1.7 0.7- 3.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 194 30 13.7 9.2-20.0 58 31.2 23.4-40.4 64 31.2 24.1-39.5 31 17.0 11.4-24.7 11 6.7 3.2-13.5
$50,000+ 142 50 37.0 28.3-46.7 54 35.9 27.5-45.2 33 24.4 17.0-33.6 4 2.1 0.8- 5.5 1 0.6 0.1- 4.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 453 92 22.4 18.0-27.6 138 29.5 24.8-34.7 116 26.4 21.8-31.7 72 14.7 11.3-19.0 35 6.9 4.8- 9.9
Guilford 444 112 25.0 20.6-30.0 143 33.5 28.2-39.1 117 25.9 21.4-31.0 49 10.5 7.6-14.4 23 5.1 3.1- 8.3
Mecklenburg 449 112 22.8 18.4-27.7 147 31.1 26.0-36.8 120 28.0 22.9-33.7 50 14.6 10.3-20.2 20 3.6 2.1- 5.9
Orange 450 135 30.0 23.7-37.2 158 32.9 27.0-39.5 103 24.8 18.8-32.0 43 10.7 5.6-19.3 11 1.6 0.8- 2.9
Wake 453 111 22.4 18.3-27.0 157 35.3 30.1-40.9 131 28.4 23.7-33.6 46 12.3 8.5-17.3 8 1.6 0.7- 3.9
Chatham/Lee 399 67 17.5 13.1-23.1 152 41.7 35.4-48.3 114 25.2 20.6-30.3 46 11.8 8.2-16.6 20 3.8 2.2- 6.3
Nash/Wilson 380 61 15.5 11.9-19.9 86 22.2 17.3-28.1 137 38.5 32.8-44.6 71 17.9 13.9-22.6 25 5.9 3.9- 8.9
Craven/Pamlico 453 92 25.6 20.6-31.4 121 27.9 23.2-33.1 135 27.2 22.6-32.4 74 13.4 10.4-17.0 31 5.9 4.0- 8.7
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 436 59 14.9 11.2-19.6 130 29.2 24.4-34.5 128 29.5 24.6-35.0 70 15.7 11.0-22.0 49 10.6 7.8-14.2
Appalachian/Wilkes 456 78 19.4 15.0-24.8 137 32.6 26.2-39.6 127 24.9 20.4-30.1 78 17.6 12.4-24.4 36 5.5 3.8- 7.8
Franklin/Gran./Vance 477 76 22.2 13.8-33.8 127 28.4 22.1-35.6 154 28.8 23.3-35.1 74 14.2 10.2-19.4 46 6.4 4.5- 8.9
Graham/Swain/Jackson 425 80 16.5 11.9-22.4 121 26.2 19.9-33.6 133 34.0 24.4-45.0 59 18.3 8.5-35.1 32 5.0 3.3- 7.6
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 476 77 16.2 12.7-20.5 122 25.6 21.3-30.4 150 32.9 28.1-38.1 71 14.1 10.9-18.0 56 11.3 8.3-15.2
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 419 52 14.8 11.1-19.5 105 25.4 20.6-31.0 135 32.8 27.0-39.3 82 18.4 14.0-23.8 45 8.5 6.1-11.8
Northeast NC I 458 60 14.6 11.0-19.2 123 29.4 23.0-36.7 150 31.0 26.0-36.5 84 16.7 12.9-21.3 41 8.3 5.8-11.7
Northeast NC II 513 87 17.6 13.9-22.0 139 28.0 23.4-33.1 152 29.5 25.1-34.4 91 16.6 13.0-20.9 44 8.3 5.9-11.6
Northeastern Partnership 971 147 16.6 13.8-19.8 262 28.5 24.7-32.6 302 30.1 26.6-33.7 175 16.6 13.9-19.8 85 8.3 6.4-10.7
Mountain AHEC 1,305 258 22.7 18.6-27.5 379 28.8 25.3-32.5 359 25.4 22.1-28.9 193 14.2 11.6-17.3 116 8.9 7.0-11.3
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 3,313 555 18.6 16.5-21.0 908 31.1 28.4-34.1 1,028 30.3 27.7-33.0 542 13.5 11.7-15.5 280 6.5 5.4- 7.7
Piedmont 4,042 860 21.0 19.2-22.8 1,277 31.9 29.7-34.1 1,172 30.0 28.0-32.1 515 13.1 11.5-14.8 218 4.1 3.4- 4.9
Western NC 2,074 373 20.5 17.4-24.0 603 28.2 25.3-31.3 586 27.3 24.4-30.4 316 14.6 12.3-17.3 196 9.4 7.6-11.7

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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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