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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 1,239 983 77.5 73.4-81.2 256 22.5 18.8-26.6
GENDER
Female 1,239 983 77.5 73.4-81.2 256 22.5 18.8-26.6
RACE
African American 1,239 983 77.5 73.4-81.2 256 22.5 18.8-26.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 13 11 94.9 78.2-99.0 2 5.1 1.0-21.8
-English Speaking 13 11 94.9 78.2-99.0 2 5.1 1.0-21.8
Non-Hispanic 1,226 972 77.4 73.3-81.1 254 22.6 18.9-26.7
AGE
18-24 90 62 65.4 47.8-79.7 28 34.6 20.3-52.2
25-34 197 142 71.4 61.6-79.5 55 28.6 20.5-38.4
35-44 258 200 79.5 71.6-85.7 58 20.5 14.3-28.4
45-54 256 208 81.7 73.2-88.0 48 18.3 12.0-26.8
55-64 180 160 91.7 85.0-95.5 20 8.3 4.5-15.0
65-74 147 125 85.2 75.9-91.3 22 14.8 8.7-24.1
75+ 100 79 78.1 64.0-87.7 21 21.9 12.3-36.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 285 226 75.2 66.6-82.1 59 24.8 17.9-33.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 418 317 77.5 69.6-83.9 101 22.5 16.1-30.4
Some Post-H.S. 298 246 77.8 68.3-85.1 52 22.2 14.9-31.7
College Graduate 236 192 79.4 71.3-85.6 44 20.6 14.4-28.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 268 214 77.0 68.3-83.9 54 23.0 16.1-31.7
$15,000- 24,999 280 220 80.9 73.2-86.8 60 19.1 13.2-26.8
$25,000- 34,999 161 135 81.4 70.1-89.1 26 18.6 10.9-29.9
$35,000- 49,999 113 95 82.5 69.1-90.8 18 17.5 9.2-30.9
$50,000-74,999 64 47 68.5 49.9-82.6 17 31.5 17.4-50.1
$75,000+ 53 45 79.0 60.2-90.3 8 21.0 9.7-39.8
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 16 14 81.7 43.6-96.2 2 18.3 3.8-56.4
Guilford 70 52 74.0 59.9-84.4 18 26.0 15.6-40.1
Mecklenburg 81 66 83.0 71.9-90.3 15 17.0 9.7-28.1
Orange 31 21 63.7 43.8-79.9 10 36.3 20.1-56.2
Wake 55 45 81.5 67.1-90.5 10 18.5 9.5-32.9
Chatham/Lee 53 49 93.7 83.9-97.7 4 6.3 2.3-16.1
Nash/Wilson 79 57 68.1 55.2-78.6 22 31.9 21.4-44.8
Craven/Pamlico 56 43 78.1 61.7-88.7 13 21.9 11.3-38.3
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 9 7 86.7 49.7-97.7 2 13.3 2.3-50.3
Appalachian/Wilkes 6 5 71.2 22.3-95.5 1 28.8 4.5-77.7
Franklin/Gran./Vance 102 80 79.9 69.9-87.2 22 20.1 12.8-30.1
Graham/Swain/Jackson 9 6 68.8 34.5-90.2 3 31.2 9.8-65.5
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 94 73 77.5 66.6-85.6 21 22.5 14.4-33.4
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 101 84 83.7 74.4-90.0 17 16.3 10.0-25.6
Northeast NC I 168 135 80.5 72.2-86.7 33 19.5 13.3-27.8
Northeast NC II 96 78 77.2 64.8-86.1 18 22.8 13.9-35.2
Northeastern Partnership 264 213 78.9 71.9-84.6 51 21.1 15.4-28.1
Mountain AHEC 31 26 86.7 61.2-96.4 5 13.3 3.6-38.8
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 657 512 72.2 65.1-78.3 145 27.8 21.7-34.9
Piedmont 537 433 80.9 75.6-85.2 104 19.1 14.8-24.4
Western NC 45 38 90.0 72.8-96.8 7 10.0 3.2-27.2

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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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