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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-5 years 5 or more years Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,227 847 68.3 64.0-72.3 110 8.4 6.5-10.9 47 3.6 2.4- 5.2 23 1.7 1.0- 2.9 200 18.0 14.5-22.1
GENDER
Female 1,227 847 68.3 64.0-72.3 110 8.4 6.5-10.9 47 3.6 2.4- 5.2 23 1.7 1.0- 2.9 200 18.0 14.5-22.1
RACE
African American 1,227 847 68.3 64.0-72.3 110 8.4 6.5-10.9 47 3.6 2.4- 5.2 23 1.7 1.0- 2.9 200 18.0 14.5-22.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 13 11 95.6 80.8-99.1 2 4.4 0.9-19.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
-English Speaking 13 11 95.6 80.8-99.1 2 4.4 0.9-19.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 1,214 836 68.1 63.8-72.1 108 8.4 6.5-10.9 47 3.6 2.5- 5.3 23 1.7 1.0- 3.0 200 18.1 14.6-22.2
AGE
18-24 90 40 42.8 28.3-58.7 3 1.5 0.4- 6.0 3 1.0 0.3- 3.4 1 1.3 0.2- 8.6 43 53.4 37.6-68.5
25-34 191 102 62.3 52.7-71.1 18 11.0 6.0-19.3 13 5.9 2.9-11.7 4 2.7 0.7- 9.3 54 18.1 12.7-25.1
35-44 259 152 62.1 53.4-70.1 35 11.6 7.2-18.2 11 3.9 1.8- 8.2 10 3.2 1.6- 6.5 51 19.3 13.3-27.0
45-54 253 200 80.6 72.8-86.6 24 10.5 6.0-17.8 4 2.5 0.7- 8.3 4 0.8 0.3- 2.3 21 5.6 3.1- 9.7
55-64 181 144 79.6 70.6-86.3 16 8.7 4.7-15.7 7 6.0 2.4-14.2 2 0.9 0.2- 4.8 12 4.8 2.4- 9.3
65-74 144 126 89.3 80.4-94.5 5 3.3 1.1- 9.3 6 3.4 0.9-11.8 1 0.8 0.1- 5.3 6 3.2 0.9-10.4
75+ 97 74 78.9 65.0-88.2 8 4.9 1.9-12.0 3 1.9 0.6- 6.0 1 0.7 0.1- 5.1 11 13.6 5.9-28.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 279 207 73.5 64.8-80.6 15 4.3 2.0- 8.6 5 0.7 0.3- 1.9 5 1.8 0.6- 4.9 47 19.8 13.3-28.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 411 285 68.9 60.8-76.0 36 6.7 4.2-10.5 8 1.3 0.5- 3.5 4 0.9 0.3- 3.0 78 22.2 15.6-30.5
Some Post-H.S. 301 188 62.1 53.1-70.4 35 11.0 6.8-17.5 18 5.5 2.9-10.3 8 2.8 1.0- 7.1 52 18.6 12.1-27.6
College Graduate 233 164 69.9 61.6-77.0 24 12.0 7.3-19.2 16 7.9 4.5-13.7 6 1.9 0.7- 4.9 23 8.2 4.8-13.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 262 189 72.5 64.6-79.2 13 4.0 1.9- 8.1 9 3.2 1.2- 8.1 4 2.0 0.6- 6.6 47 18.3 12.9-25.5
$15,000- 24,999 275 185 70.5 61.4-78.1 21 5.0 2.8- 8.8 7 2.0 0.6- 6.2 6 2.0 0.5- 7.5 56 20.6 14.0-29.3
$25,000- 34,999 161 113 72.3 61.6-81.0 17 10.2 5.2-19.1 8 4.3 1.8-10.0 4 2.6 0.9- 7.6 19 10.6 5.4-19.5
$35,000- 49,999 112 76 66.3 53.0-77.5 16 13.9 7.4-24.6 6 5.5 1.9-14.8 2 1.3 0.3- 6.1 12 13.0 5.9-26.4
$50,000-74,999 64 39 66.0 49.7-79.2 7 10.0 3.8-23.6 8 16.0 7.3-31.5 2 1.2 0.2- 6.1 8 6.8 2.7-16.5
$75,000+ 53 42 81.3 64.8-91.1 5 6.5 2.0-19.3 1 1.2 0.2- 8.1 2 3.9 0.9-15.6 3 7.2 1.7-25.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 16 12 66.5 36.0-87.5 1 6.1 0.8-33.4 1 6.1 0.8-33.7 0 0.0 . - . 2 21.2 5.1-57.5
Guilford 69 41 63.6 49.9-75.4 7 6.9 3.2-14.5 6 8.9 3.7-19.7 3 3.0 0.9- 9.1 12 17.6 9.6-30.1
Mecklenburg 77 57 68.0 55.0-78.8 8 11.3 5.5-21.7 3 4.6 1.3-14.7 0 0.0 . - . 9 16.1 8.4-28.8
Orange 30 22 73.1 53.8-86.4 1 3.1 0.4-19.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 7 23.8 11.5-43.0
Wake 54 39 70.7 55.0-82.6 6 11.4 5.0-24.0 0 0.0 . - . 3 3.9 1.2-12.0 6 14.0 5.7-30.8
Chatham/Lee 51 30 54.7 39.0-69.5 8 15.5 7.2-30.1 3 7.7 2.2-23.1 0 0.0 . - . 10 22.2 11.2-39.0
Nash/Wilson 81 59 70.7 58.1-80.8 4 6.0 2.1-16.2 5 5.2 2.0-12.7 2 5.0 1.2-18.7 11 13.2 7.0-23.5
Craven/Pamlico 57 43 77.2 62.1-87.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.0 0.1- 6.8 0 0.0 . - . 13 21.8 11.8-36.9
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 8 3 67.3 25.0-92.7 1 6.9 0.7-42.3 0 0.0 . - . 1 6.6 0.7-40.9 3 19.2 3.8-58.7
Appalachian/Wilkes 6 4 53.5 17.0-86.6 1 17.7 2.4-65.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 28.8 4.5-77.7
Franklin/Gran./Vance 103 69 65.6 54.4-75.3 9 8.2 3.9-16.4 4 3.7 1.4- 9.7 2 2.2 0.5- 8.2 19 20.3 12.6-31.1
Graham/Swain/Jackson 8 2 16.4 3.7-50.2 2 22.5 5.4-60.0 1 13.0 1.8-55.1 1 12.7 1.7-54.6 2 35.3 9.8-73.3
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 92 62 66.2 53.9-76.7 15 13.4 7.8-22.1 2 3.4 0.8-12.5 0 0.0 . - . 13 17.0 8.9-30.0
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 98 70 68.4 57.1-77.8 10 10.4 5.2-19.5 3 3.9 1.1-12.8 2 1.6 0.4- 6.4 13 15.7 9.0-25.8
Northeast NC I 167 115 67.7 58.8-75.5 13 6.7 3.8-11.7 5 2.2 0.7- 6.3 3 1.4 0.4- 4.2 31 22.0 15.2-30.7
Northeast NC II 96 62 64.3 52.7-74.5 8 9.0 4.0-18.9 4 2.3 0.8- 6.2 3 2.8 0.9- 8.8 19 21.6 13.6-32.5
Northeastern Partnership 263 177 66.1 59.0-72.6 21 7.8 4.7-12.7 9 2.2 1.1- 4.7 6 2.0 0.9- 4.8 50 21.8 16.3-28.5
Mountain AHEC 31 21 74.4 52.2-88.5 3 5.3 1.3-19.1 2 4.5 0.9-19.7 1 1.0 0.1- 7.1 4 14.9 4.4-39.9
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 651 455 67.9 61.3-73.9 56 7.2 5.1-10.1 25 4.0 2.3- 6.8 11 2.2 1.0- 4.9 104 18.7 13.3-25.6
Piedmont 532 364 69.0 63.2-74.2 49 9.4 6.5-13.3 20 3.3 1.9- 5.7 10 1.4 0.7- 2.9 89 16.9 12.7-22.1
Western NC 44 28 56.2 28.3-80.6 5 5.3 1.8-14.8 2 2.6 0.5-12.3 2 1.8 0.4- 8.1 7 34.2 11.0-68.5

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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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