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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 9,445 3,758 38.6 37.0-40.2 5,687 61.4 59.8-63.0
-Guilford County 444 190 40.8 35.5-46.3 254 59.2 53.7-64.5
GENDER
Male 164 57 34.9 27.1-43.7 107 65.1 56.3-72.9
Female 280 133 46.0 39.2-53.0 147 54.0 47.0-60.8
RACE
White 312 148 47.7 41.2-54.3 164 52.3 45.7-58.8
Other 131 42 25.9 18.5-35.0 89 74.1 65.0-81.5
AGE
18-44 175 69 35.6 27.8-44.3 106 64.4 55.7-72.2
45+ 265 119 45.9 39.1-52.9 146 54.1 47.1-60.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 151 54 31.4 23.6-40.4 97 68.6 59.6-76.4
Some College + 291 136 46.7 40.0-53.6 155 53.3 46.4-60.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 194 69 30.3 23.5-38.2 125 69.7 61.8-76.5
$50,000+ 141 77 57.6 48.3-66.5 64 42.4 33.5-51.7
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 454 169 36.0 30.9-41.4 285 64.0 58.6-69.1
Guilford 444 190 40.8 35.5-46.3 254 59.2 53.7-64.5
Mecklenburg 449 196 38.7 33.3-44.5 253 61.3 55.5-66.7
Orange 452 175 36.9 29.9-44.6 277 63.1 55.4-70.1
Wake 452 189 39.7 34.4-45.2 263 60.3 54.8-65.6
Chatham/Lee 400 146 37.1 31.0-43.6 254 62.9 56.4-69.0
Nash/Wilson 379 152 39.1 33.3-45.2 227 60.9 54.8-66.7
Craven/Pamlico 456 207 40.6 35.3-46.1 249 59.4 53.9-64.7
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 438 165 37.8 32.0-44.0 273 62.2 56.0-68.0
Appalachian/Wilkes 456 171 36.4 30.0-43.2 285 63.6 56.8-70.0
Franklin/Gran./Vance 478 183 34.3 27.9-41.2 295 65.7 58.8-72.1
Graham/Swain/Jackson 426 172 35.3 27.4-44.2 254 64.7 55.8-72.6
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 474 196 39.4 34.5-44.6 278 60.6 55.4-65.5
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 419 146 32.1 26.9-37.9 273 67.9 62.1-73.1
Northeast NC I 461 189 38.0 32.5-43.7 272 62.0 56.3-67.5
Northeast NC II 513 211 40.2 35.1-45.5 302 59.8 54.5-64.9
Northeastern Partnership 974 400 39.4 35.6-43.4 574 60.6 56.6-64.4
Mountain AHEC 1,308 512 38.3 34.0-42.7 796 61.7 57.3-66.0
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 3,317 1,339 36.7 34.0-39.5 1,978 63.3 60.5-66.0
Piedmont 4,049 1,608 39.6 37.4-41.9 2,441 60.4 58.1-62.6
Western NC 2,079 811 38.4 35.0-42.0 1,268 61.6 58.0-65.0

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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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