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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,239 25 3.3 1.8- 5.9 1,214 96.7 94.1-98.2
GENDER
Female 1,239 25 3.3 1.8- 5.9 1,214 96.7 94.1-98.2
RACE
African American 1,239 25 3.3 1.8- 5.9 1,214 96.7 94.1-98.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 13 0 0.0 . - . 13 100 . - .
-English Speaking 13 0 0.0 . - . 13 100 . - .
Non-Hispanic 1,226 25 3.3 1.8- 5.9 1,201 96.7 94.1-98.2
AGE
18-24 90 6 10.7 3.6-27.7 84 89.3 72.3-96.4
25-34 197 8 4.6 1.9-10.9 189 95.4 89.1-98.1
35-44 259 6 1.8 0.6- 5.2 253 98.2 94.8-99.4
45-54 255 5 3.2 1.0- 9.9 250 96.8 90.1-99.0
55-64 178 0 0.0 . - . 178 100 . - .
65-74 147 0 0.0 . - . 147 100 . - .
75+ 102 0 0.0 . - . 102 100 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 287 3 3.5 1.0-11.1 284 96.5 88.9-99.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 416 9 1.9 0.8- 4.7 407 98.1 95.3-99.2
Some Post-H.S. 298 4 3.5 0.7-15.5 294 96.5 84.5-99.3
College Graduate 235 9 5.4 2.3-12.2 226 94.6 87.8-97.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 269 2 0.9 0.2- 3.6 267 99.1 96.4-99.8
$15,000- 24,999 279 4 3.8 0.7-19.2 275 96.2 80.8-99.3
$25,000- 34,999 160 5 4.8 1.6-13.4 155 95.2 86.6-98.4
$35,000- 49,999 113 4 5.1 1.6-15.0 109 94.9 85.0-98.4
$50,000-74,999 64 0 0.0 . - . 64 100 . - .
$75,000+ 53 0 0.0 . - . 53 100 . - .
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 16 0 0.0 . - . 16 100 . - .
Guilford 70 2 5.0 1.0-21.8 68 95.0 78.2-99.0
Mecklenburg 81 5 8.5 3.4-20.0 76 91.5 80.0-96.6
Orange 31 0 0.0 . - . 31 100 . - .
Wake 55 1 3.3 0.5-20.2 54 96.7 79.8-99.5
Chatham/Lee 53 2 5.5 1.3-20.2 51 94.5 79.8-98.7
Nash/Wilson 77 0 0.0 . - . 77 100 . - .
Craven/Pamlico 56 2 3.5 0.8-14.3 54 96.5 85.7-99.2
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 9 0 0.0 . - . 9 100 . - .
Appalachian/Wilkes 6 0 0.0 . - . 6 100 . - .
Franklin/Gran./Vance 103 1 1.3 0.2- 8.8 102 98.7 91.2-99.8
Graham/Swain/Jackson 9 1 14.7 2.1-58.4 8 85.3 41.6-97.9
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 94 1 2.6 0.4-16.0 93 97.4 84.0-99.6
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 101 2 2.5 0.5-11.5 99 97.5 88.5-99.5
Northeast NC I 168 3 1.7 0.5- 5.7 165 98.3 94.3-99.5
Northeast NC II 97 2 1.3 0.3- 5.2 95 98.7 94.8-99.7
Northeastern Partnership 265 5 1.5 0.6- 3.8 260 98.5 96.2-99.4
Mountain AHEC 31 1 1.3 0.2- 8.8 30 98.7 91.2-99.8
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 656 10 1.4 0.6- 3.5 646 98.6 96.5-99.4
Piedmont 538 14 4.8 2.4- 9.3 524 95.2 90.7-97.6
Western NC 45 1 0.7 0.1- 5.2 44 99.3 94.8-99.9

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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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