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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Violence-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

Since you've been 18 years old, has anyone (including a relative, current or ex-husband/wife,current or ex- boyfriend/ girlfriend, acquaintance, stranger, etc) ever pushed, hit, slapped, kicked, or physically hurt you in any other way?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,229 249 22.0 18.7-25.7 980 78.0 74.3-81.3
GENDER
Female 1,229 249 22.0 18.7-25.7 980 78.0 74.3-81.3
RACE
African American 1,229 249 22.0 18.7-25.7 980 78.0 74.3-81.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 13 0 0.0 . - . 13 100 . - .
-English Speaking 13 0 0.0 . - . 13 100 . - .
Non-Hispanic 1,216 249 22.1 18.8-25.8 967 77.9 74.2-81.2
AGE
18-24 88 14 10.1 4.8-20.2 74 89.9 79.8-95.2
25-34 196 48 29.4 20.9-39.7 148 70.6 60.3-79.1
35-44 258 59 27.9 20.3-37.1 199 72.1 62.9-79.7
45-54 253 63 24.7 18.0-32.7 190 75.3 67.3-82.0
55-64 178 36 21.4 14.0-31.1 142 78.6 68.9-86.0
65-74 144 19 13.7 7.8-22.7 125 86.3 77.3-92.2
75+ 102 8 11.0 4.5-24.4 94 89.0 75.6-95.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 284 56 26.0 18.4-35.3 228 74.0 64.7-81.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 412 81 19.7 14.7-25.9 331 80.3 74.1-85.3
Some Post-H.S. 296 70 23.2 16.7-31.3 226 76.8 68.7-83.3
College Graduate 235 42 20.7 14.5-28.7 193 79.3 71.3-85.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 267 48 17.0 11.9-23.7 219 83.0 76.3-88.1
$15,000- 24,999 279 65 20.2 14.3-28.0 214 79.8 72.0-85.7
$25,000- 34,999 157 36 30.6 20.9-42.3 121 69.4 57.7-79.1
$35,000- 49,999 113 26 32.1 20.8-45.9 87 67.9 54.1-79.2
$50,000-74,999 64 10 21.4 9.2-42.2 54 78.6 57.8-90.8
$75,000+ 53 5 12.9 4.9-29.5 48 87.1 70.5-95.1
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 16 5 31.0 11.1-61.7 11 69.0 38.3-88.9
Guilford 71 16 20.8 11.8-33.9 55 79.2 66.1-88.2
Mecklenburg 81 19 26.0 16.7-38.2 62 74.0 61.8-83.3
Orange 30 7 26.1 12.4-47.0 23 73.9 53.0-87.6
Wake 54 14 23.5 13.4-37.7 40 76.5 62.3-86.6
Chatham/Lee 53 10 16.4 8.4-29.7 43 83.6 70.3-91.6
Nash/Wilson 76 20 26.3 16.9-38.6 56 73.7 61.4-83.1
Craven/Pamlico 54 11 14.0 7.1-25.8 43 86.0 74.2-92.9
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 9 1 8.9 1.0-48.5 8 91.1 51.5-99.0
Appalachian/Wilkes 6 0 0.0 . - . 6 100 . - .
Franklin/Gran./Vance 102 22 18.9 11.8-28.9 80 81.1 71.1-88.2
Graham/Swain/Jackson 9 2 20.7 5.0-56.5 7 79.3 43.5-95.0
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 94 15 12.9 7.5-21.3 79 87.1 78.7-92.5
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 100 14 13.7 7.8-22.9 86 86.3 77.1-92.2
Northeast NC I 168 24 14.3 9.4-21.4 144 85.7 78.6-90.6
Northeast NC II 95 15 14.8 8.6-24.3 80 85.2 75.7-91.4
Northeastern Partnership 263 39 14.6 10.4-20.0 224 85.4 80.0-89.6
Mountain AHEC 31 8 24.0 10.1-47.0 23 76.0 53.0-89.9
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 650 118 19.6 15.1-25.0 532 80.4 75.0-84.9
Piedmont 535 123 23.8 19.2-29.1 412 76.2 70.9-80.8
Western NC 44 8 17.5 7.3-36.3 36 82.5 63.7-92.7

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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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