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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for Guilford County

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,071 3,193 77.5 75.3-79.5 878 22.5 20.5-24.7
-Guilford County 232 185 78.6 71.6-84.3 47 21.4 15.7-28.4
GENDER
Male 77 58 76.4 63.9-85.5 19 23.6 14.5-36.1
Female 155 127 80.3 71.9-86.7 28 19.7 13.3-28.1
RACE
White 157 134 84.3 76.6-89.8 23 15.7 10.2-23.4
Other 74 50 67.5 53.3-79.1 24 32.5 20.9-46.7
AGE
18-44 118 93 77.4 67.1-85.2 25 22.6 14.8-32.9
45+ 111 89 79.5 69.8-86.7 22 20.5 13.3-30.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 63 40 63.0 47.7-76.0 23 37.0 24.0-52.3
Some College + 169 145 85.3 78.2-90.3 24 14.7 9.7-21.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 99 76 75.9 63.6-85.1 23 24.1 14.9-36.4
$50,000+ 99 83 82.7 72.9-89.5 16 17.3 10.5-27.1
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 192 164 83.4 75.4-89.1 28 16.6 10.9-24.6
Guilford 232 185 78.6 71.6-84.3 47 21.4 15.7-28.4
Mecklenburg 223 186 84.2 77.3-89.2 37 15.8 10.8-22.7
Orange 226 207 91.3 85.6-94.9 19 8.7 5.1-14.4
Wake 244 217 88.3 82.4-92.3 27 11.7 7.7-17.6
Chatham/Lee 173 147 83.0 74.3-89.2 26 17.0 10.8-25.7
Nash/Wilson 165 122 68.5 59.1-76.6 43 31.5 23.4-40.9
Craven/Pamlico 170 135 78.4 69.7-85.2 35 21.6 14.8-30.3
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 174 111 62.7 54.4-70.4 63 37.3 29.6-45.6
Appalachian/Wilkes 187 136 71.0 62.2-78.4 51 29.0 21.6-37.8
Franklin/Gran./Vance 199 143 64.1 54.4-72.8 56 35.9 27.2-45.6
Graham/Swain/Jackson 175 141 80.9 69.1-88.9 34 19.1 11.1-30.9
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 185 137 70.0 61.3-77.5 48 30.0 22.5-38.7
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 170 113 61.6 52.5-70.0 57 38.4 30.0-47.5
Northeast NC I 185 135 73.0 65.1-79.7 50 27.0 20.3-34.9
Northeast NC II 207 172 85.4 79.4-89.9 35 14.6 10.1-20.6
Northeastern Partnership 392 307 81.3 76.6-85.2 85 18.7 14.8-23.4
Mountain AHEC 533 432 79.7 74.6-84.0 101 20.3 16.0-25.4
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,350 1,029 75.3 70.9-79.3 321 24.7 20.7-29.1
Piedmont 1,872 1,505 78.3 75.4-81.0 367 21.7 19.0-24.6
Western NC 849 659 78.3 74.1-81.9 190 21.7 18.1-25.9

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*Data in this table were derived from the two worksite questions from Tobacco Indicator Module.

^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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