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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
1 or more/day 1 or more/week 1 or more/month 1 or more/year Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,178 75 5.5 3.9- 7.6 377 32.7 28.7-36.9 295 25.0 21.5-28.9 56 4.8 3.0- 7.5 375 32.1 27.9-36.5
GENDER
Female 1,178 75 5.5 3.9- 7.6 377 32.7 28.7-36.9 295 25.0 21.5-28.9 56 4.8 3.0- 7.5 375 32.1 27.9-36.5
RACE
African American 1,178 75 5.5 3.9- 7.6 377 32.7 28.7-36.9 295 25.0 21.5-28.9 56 4.8 3.0- 7.5 375 32.1 27.9-36.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 13 2 11.2 2.3-39.9 4 36.8 9.0-77.4 5 48.2 15.0-83.1 0 0.0 . - . 2 3.8 0.7-19.0
-English Speaking 13 2 11.2 2.3-39.9 4 36.8 9.0-77.4 5 48.2 15.0-83.1 0 0.0 . - . 2 3.8 0.7-19.0
Non-Hispanic 1,165 73 5.4 3.9- 7.5 373 32.7 28.7-36.9 290 24.9 21.4-28.8 56 4.8 3.0- 7.5 373 32.2 28.1-36.7
AGE
18-24 92 3 1.2 0.4- 3.7 15 23.7 12.6-40.2 20 17.3 9.3-29.8 5 8.0 2.2-24.8 49 49.8 34.3-65.3
25-34 192 12 6.0 2.4-14.1 45 23.4 16.0-32.8 54 32.2 23.3-42.5 9 4.1 1.7- 9.5 72 34.4 25.7-44.2
35-44 241 11 2.2 1.1- 4.2 69 29.4 22.0-38.2 77 31.7 23.9-40.6 11 1.7 0.8- 3.5 73 35.0 26.3-44.8
45-54 236 17 9.2 4.9-16.4 79 37.9 29.5-47.1 56 23.5 16.6-32.2 15 9.0 4.0-18.9 69 20.4 14.7-27.5
55-64 177 18 6.7 3.9-11.4 68 41.6 31.5-52.4 39 22.5 15.0-32.3 9 5.2 2.1-12.3 43 24.1 16.4-33.9
65-74 134 8 10.0 3.5-25.1 52 40.5 28.8-53.5 29 20.0 12.0-31.5 6 1.8 0.7- 4.4 39 27.7 18.3-39.7
75+ 95 5 7.2 2.7-17.6 45 52.1 37.4-66.5 18 13.3 7.0-23.9 0 0.0 . - . 27 27.3 16.4-42.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 260 15 4.3 2.3- 8.1 74 28.0 20.1-37.6 56 24.1 17.1-32.7 14 3.6 1.6- 7.6 101 40.0 31.3-49.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 404 26 5.1 2.9- 8.7 101 26.6 20.2-34.2 94 21.9 16.2-28.9 23 5.6 3.0-10.5 160 40.7 33.2-48.8
Some Post-H.S. 288 20 8.0 4.2-14.9 98 31.3 24.0-39.6 82 28.8 21.6-37.3 11 5.6 1.8-15.6 77 26.3 18.7-35.7
College Graduate 223 14 4.0 2.1- 7.4 102 49.9 41.2-58.7 63 26.9 20.1-35.0 8 3.1 1.1- 8.5 36 16.1 10.4-23.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 246 17 5.5 2.9-10.1 71 28.8 21.4-37.4 47 24.3 17.0-33.6 14 3.1 1.6- 6.1 97 38.3 30.2-47.0
$15,000- 24,999 269 17 8.3 4.1-16.0 79 26.6 19.3-35.5 73 23.1 16.4-31.6 18 9.0 4.0-19.1 82 33.0 24.6-42.6
$25,000- 34,999 152 15 6.5 3.2-12.7 51 38.1 27.6-49.9 34 15.8 10.0-24.1 11 9.5 3.7-22.4 41 30.1 19.9-42.8
$35,000- 49,999 107 4 2.0 0.6- 6.5 40 36.9 24.9-50.8 33 38.1 25.8-52.1 3 1.5 0.4- 5.6 27 21.5 12.9-33.7
$50,000-74,999 61 3 1.3 0.4- 4.4 21 34.3 20.6-51.3 24 40.0 24.3-58.0 1 0.7 0.1- 5.1 12 23.7 11.3-43.2
$75,000+ 48 4 9.1 2.7-27.1 25 55.5 37.4-72.2 9 19.1 9.1-35.6 3 3.0 0.8-10.9 7 13.3 5.1-30.7
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 13 2 12.8 3.0-40.8 5 31.8 11.9-61.7 3 19.2 5.8-48.0 1 8.1 1.1-41.1 2 28.1 7.1-66.7
Guilford 69 5 5.0 2.0-11.8 30 38.5 26.1-52.6 15 26.2 14.7-42.3 4 5.2 1.7-14.9 15 25.1 14.6-39.6
Mecklenburg 77 0 0.0 . - . 33 36.9 26.2-49.1 18 25.7 15.8-38.9 2 2.5 0.5-10.8 24 35.0 23.8-48.0
Orange 26 2 5.8 1.4-21.3 12 39.8 22.3-60.3 6 24.8 11.3-46.1 1 2.8 0.4-17.7 5 26.9 11.7-50.6
Wake 53 5 7.1 2.9-16.5 22 46.2 31.7-61.4 14 26.3 15.3-41.4 2 4.5 1.0-18.7 10 15.9 8.1-28.7
Chatham/Lee 49 5 17.2 7.2-35.8 9 19.6 9.7-35.4 14 20.9 11.6-34.6 2 1.7 0.4- 6.6 19 40.7 26.1-57.2
Nash/Wilson 75 6 5.9 2.3-14.3 16 21.9 12.9-34.6 16 22.5 13.5-35.0 7 6.8 3.1-14.2 30 42.9 30.9-55.9
Craven/Pamlico 53 5 10.5 3.8-25.8 23 39.3 23.9-57.1 5 4.7 1.8-11.4 2 5.1 1.3-18.5 18 40.4 22.8-60.9
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 9 0 0.0 . - . 4 21.3 5.0-58.5 1 6.3 0.7-39.1 1 8.9 1.0-48.5 3 63.5 22.4-91.3
Appalachian/Wilkes 6 1 15.5 2.0-61.7 3 58.1 20.9-87.9 0 0.0 . - . 1 11.8 1.5-54.0 1 14.6 1.9-60.0
Franklin/Gran./Vance 103 3 2.9 0.8-10.1 25 24.0 15.8-34.7 26 24.1 15.8-35.0 7 5.2 2.0-12.7 42 43.8 33.1-55.1
Graham/Swain/Jackson 9 0 0.0 . - . 4 51.0 20.9-80.4 3 25.3 7.4-58.9 1 9.0 1.2-44.7 1 14.7 2.1-58.4
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 85 7 8.0 3.7-16.3 27 31.8 21.7-44.0 22 22.3 14.2-33.2 3 2.3 0.7- 7.3 26 35.7 24.5-48.7
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 92 7 9.0 4.1-18.4 28 32.1 22.5-43.5 20 18.0 11.2-27.6 1 1.8 0.3-11.9 36 39.1 28.5-50.8
Northeast NC I 160 8 4.4 2.2- 8.7 39 21.6 15.5-29.3 53 34.2 25.9-43.5 7 3.1 1.3- 7.0 53 36.8 28.5-46.0
Northeast NC II 95 6 4.9 2.1-11.1 28 22.7 15.1-32.6 24 28.6 19.3-40.1 7 13.8 6.1-28.3 30 30.0 20.6-41.4
Northeastern Partnership 255 14 4.7 2.7- 8.0 67 22.1 17.1-28.1 77 31.5 25.1-38.7 14 8.2 4.1-15.8 83 33.5 27.0-40.7
Mountain AHEC 29 2 6.4 1.5-22.8 12 37.9 19.3-60.9 8 28.4 11.8-54.0 2 4.9 0.9-22.2 5 22.4 8.2-48.2
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 618 42 4.9 3.2- 7.4 181 28.5 23.1-34.6 158 25.6 20.6-31.3 29 5.2 2.8- 9.5 208 35.8 29.5-42.7
Piedmont 517 30 5.9 3.7- 9.3 177 35.6 30.0-41.5 127 24.8 20.0-30.3 24 4.5 2.3- 8.7 159 29.2 24.0-35.1
Western NC 43 3 4.3 1.2-14.3 19 32.4 15.2-56.1 10 21.4 8.5-44.4 3 3.3 0.8-13.1 8 38.6 13.7-71.3

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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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