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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 1,241 113 10.9 8.3-14.2 1,128 89.1 85.8-91.7
GENDER
Female 1,241 113 10.9 8.3-14.2 1,128 89.1 85.8-91.7
RACE
African American 1,241 113 10.9 8.3-14.2 1,128 89.1 85.8-91.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 13 0 0.0 . - . 13 100 . - .
-English Speaking 13 0 0.0 . - . 13 100 . - .
Non-Hispanic 1,228 113 11.0 8.4-14.3 1,115 89.0 85.7-91.6
AGE
18-24 90 7 10.8 3.7-27.7 83 89.2 72.3-96.3
25-34 197 17 12.2 6.6-21.4 180 87.8 78.6-93.4
35-44 259 28 6.9 4.0-11.6 231 93.1 88.4-96.0
45-54 256 30 22.1 14.5-32.0 226 77.9 68.0-85.5
55-64 179 19 9.2 4.7-17.0 160 90.8 83.0-95.3
65-74 146 8 4.3 1.8- 9.9 138 95.7 90.1-98.2
75+ 103 2 2.6 0.6-10.8 101 97.4 89.2-99.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 287 24 7.5 4.3-12.7 263 92.5 87.3-95.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 418 29 9.7 5.7-16.1 389 90.3 83.9-94.3
Some Post-H.S. 298 29 12.5 7.1-21.0 269 87.5 79.0-92.9
College Graduate 235 31 14.4 9.0-22.1 204 85.6 77.9-91.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 268 18 5.2 2.7- 9.7 250 94.8 90.3-97.3
$15,000- 24,999 281 27 11.7 6.0-21.4 254 88.3 78.6-94.0
$25,000- 34,999 160 17 17.3 9.5-29.5 143 82.7 70.5-90.5
$35,000- 49,999 113 14 13.5 6.1-27.2 99 86.5 72.8-93.9
$50,000-74,999 64 6 13.7 5.1-32.0 58 86.3 68.0-94.9
$75,000+ 53 7 14.0 5.8-30.0 46 86.0 70.0-94.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 16 1 8.1 1.1-40.7 15 91.9 59.3-98.9
Guilford 71 10 14.0 6.5-27.6 61 86.0 72.4-93.5
Mecklenburg 81 9 10.3 4.9-20.3 72 89.7 79.7-95.1
Orange 31 1 4.0 0.6-23.6 30 96.0 76.4-99.4
Wake 55 5 11.2 4.5-25.5 50 88.8 74.5-95.5
Chatham/Lee 53 6 10.6 4.3-23.8 47 89.4 76.2-95.7
Nash/Wilson 77 6 5.7 2.5-12.7 71 94.3 87.3-97.5
Craven/Pamlico 56 6 5.7 2.4-13.0 50 94.3 87.0-97.6
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 9 1 8.9 1.0-48.5 8 91.1 51.5-99.0
Appalachian/Wilkes 6 1 28.8 4.5-77.7 5 71.2 22.3-95.5
Franklin/Gran./Vance 103 8 8.8 4.1-17.7 95 91.2 82.3-95.9
Graham/Swain/Jackson 9 1 14.7 2.1-58.4 8 85.3 41.6-97.9
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 94 5 3.4 1.3- 8.7 89 96.6 91.3-98.7
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 101 10 9.5 5.0-17.5 91 90.5 82.5-95.0
Northeast NC I 168 10 6.6 3.2-13.2 158 93.4 86.8-96.8
Northeast NC II 97 6 5.5 2.3-12.4 91 94.5 87.6-97.7
Northeastern Partnership 265 16 6.1 3.5-10.4 249 93.9 89.6-96.5
Mountain AHEC 31 3 10.3 2.9-30.2 28 89.7 69.8-97.1
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 657 55 10.2 6.7-15.2 602 89.8 84.8-93.3
Piedmont 539 53 11.4 7.8-16.2 486 88.6 83.8-92.2
Western NC 45 5 12.4 4.2-31.5 40 87.6 68.5-95.8

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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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