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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 9,439 1,478 14.9 13.8-16.1 7,961 85.1 83.9-86.2
-Guilford County 443 59 15.2 11.4-20.0 384 84.8 80.0-88.6
GENDER
Male 164 19 13.8 8.4-21.8 145 86.2 78.2-91.6
Female 279 40 16.5 11.7-22.7 239 83.5 77.3-88.3
RACE
White 312 28 9.7 6.3-14.6 284 90.3 85.4-93.7
Other 130 31 27.4 18.8-38.2 99 72.6 61.8-81.2
AGE
18-44 176 33 21.1 14.6-29.6 143 78.9 70.4-85.4
45+ 264 26 9.9 6.4-14.9 238 90.1 85.1-93.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 149 34 25.9 18.3-35.3 115 74.1 64.7-81.7
Some College + 292 25 9.4 5.8-14.9 267 90.6 85.1-94.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 194 42 25.2 18.3-33.6 152 74.8 66.4-81.7
$50,000+ 142 5 4.0 1.5-10.3 137 96.0 89.7-98.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 454 69 16.2 12.5-20.7 385 83.8 79.3-87.5
Guilford 443 59 15.2 11.4-20.0 384 84.8 80.0-88.6
Mecklenburg 448 57 13.8 10.4-18.3 391 86.2 81.7-89.6
Orange 452 52 15.1 9.7-22.6 400 84.9 77.4-90.3
Wake 453 63 17.0 12.7-22.5 390 83.0 77.5-87.3
Chatham/Lee 400 58 12.4 9.3-16.3 342 87.6 83.7-90.7
Nash/Wilson 379 65 19.7 15.4-24.9 314 80.3 75.1-84.6
Craven/Pamlico 456 63 14.0 10.5-18.5 393 86.0 81.5-89.5
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 437 73 15.0 11.5-19.2 364 85.0 80.8-88.5
Appalachian/Wilkes 455 75 20.2 13.6-28.7 380 79.8 71.3-86.4
Franklin/Gran./Vance 479 95 18.2 14.0-23.3 384 81.8 76.7-86.0
Graham/Swain/Jackson 425 72 18.9 10.6-31.4 353 81.1 68.6-89.4
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 476 109 23.7 19.5-28.6 367 76.3 71.4-80.5
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 420 89 21.0 16.7-26.0 331 79.0 74.0-83.3
Northeast NC I 459 77 16.7 13.0-21.1 382 83.3 78.9-87.0
Northeast NC II 514 88 17.6 13.9-22.0 426 82.4 78.0-86.1
Northeastern Partnership 973 165 17.3 14.5-20.5 808 82.7 79.5-85.5
Mountain AHEC 1,305 196 16.2 12.3-21.0 1,109 83.8 79.0-87.7
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 3,318 564 15.0 13.1-17.1 2,754 85.0 82.9-86.9
Piedmont 4,047 583 14.1 12.6-15.8 3,464 85.9 84.2-87.4
Western NC 2,074 331 18.0 14.9-21.6 1,743 82.0 78.4-85.1

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* Data in this table were derived from health insurance question and only those under age 65 and employed for wages included

^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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