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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, mild Yes, moderate Yes, severe No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,224 100 6.3 4.8- 8.3 79 5.0 3.6- 6.8 101 6.8 5.2- 8.7 944 82.0 79.0-84.6
GENDER
Female 1,224 100 6.3 4.8- 8.3 79 5.0 3.6- 6.8 101 6.8 5.2- 8.7 944 82.0 79.0-84.6
RACE
African American 1,224 100 6.3 4.8- 8.3 79 5.0 3.6- 6.8 101 6.8 5.2- 8.7 944 82.0 79.0-84.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 13 1 5.7 0.7-34.2 1 2.9 0.3-20.0 2 10.0 1.5-45.1 9 81.4 48.6-95.3
-English Speaking 13 1 5.7 0.7-34.2 1 2.9 0.3-20.0 2 10.0 1.5-45.1 9 81.4 48.6-95.3
Non-Hispanic 1,211 99 6.3 4.8- 8.3 78 5.0 3.6- 6.8 99 6.7 5.2- 8.7 935 82.0 79.0-84.7
AGE
18-24 90 6 2.4 1.0- 6.1 3 3.9 1.0-14.5 0 0.0 . - . 81 93.7 84.7-97.5
25-34 197 9 1.7 0.8- 3.6 6 1.6 0.7- 3.7 0 0.0 . - . 182 96.8 94.2-98.2
35-44 256 14 6.0 2.8-12.1 11 4.7 2.1-10.4 16 5.1 2.7- 9.6 215 84.2 76.8-89.5
45-54 252 15 6.5 3.4-12.1 26 8.1 4.8-13.3 29 8.9 5.4-14.4 182 76.5 68.9-82.7
55-64 176 14 6.9 3.4-13.8 16 7.2 3.5-14.0 33 20.7 13.5-30.5 113 65.2 54.8-74.3
65-74 143 26 17.1 10.0-27.7 12 6.1 2.9-12.3 13 12.5 6.2-23.6 92 64.2 52.1-74.8
75+ 99 16 15.1 7.6-28.0 5 5.4 1.7-15.8 9 9.5 4.3-19.7 69 69.9 56.0-81.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 277 38 12.0 7.7-18.1 22 7.9 4.2-14.3 48 15.7 10.7-22.3 169 64.5 55.9-72.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 414 39 7.1 4.5-10.9 28 4.7 2.8- 7.7 32 6.4 4.1- 9.9 315 81.8 76.6-86.2
Some Post-H.S. 297 12 3.2 1.3- 7.8 18 4.8 2.4- 9.5 16 3.9 2.0- 7.5 251 88.1 82.1-92.3
College Graduate 234 11 3.7 1.7- 7.9 11 3.0 1.4- 6.3 5 3.0 1.1- 8.0 207 90.3 84.6-94.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 260 31 11.6 7.1-18.6 26 10.7 6.2-17.8 42 19.3 13.3-27.2 161 58.4 49.5-66.8
$15,000- 24,999 278 26 4.6 2.6- 8.1 13 5.1 2.5-10.3 17 5.1 2.8- 9.3 222 85.2 78.9-89.8
$25,000- 34,999 158 9 6.1 2.9-12.3 4 2.5 0.7- 8.4 2 2.2 0.5- 9.8 143 89.2 81.2-94.1
$35,000- 49,999 112 5 5.1 1.4-16.6 6 1.7 0.6- 4.2 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8 100 93.1 83.1-97.4
$50,000-74,999 64 1 3.4 0.5-20.4 2 1.3 0.2- 6.7 2 3.5 0.7-15.9 59 91.9 78.0-97.3
$75,000+ 53 1 1.2 0.2- 8.4 1 0.7 0.1- 5.2 2 1.9 0.4- 8.2 49 96.1 89.2-98.7
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 16 3 15.7 4.8-40.8 1 15.2 2.3-58.1 0 0.0 . - . 12 69.1 37.9-89.2
Guilford 70 2 1.4 0.3- 5.7 2 2.7 0.6-11.8 5 5.5 2.0-14.1 61 90.4 80.8-95.4
Mecklenburg 79 9 9.8 4.9-18.8 4 3.1 1.1- 8.6 6 6.5 2.7-14.7 60 80.6 70.2-88.0
Orange 30 1 3.1 0.4-19.0 1 3.3 0.5-20.0 2 4.7 1.1-18.3 26 88.9 72.9-96.0
Wake 54 4 5.3 1.9-14.0 2 4.1 0.9-16.0 2 2.2 0.5- 8.6 46 88.4 77.2-94.6
Chatham/Lee 52 2 6.9 1.6-24.9 3 6.3 1.7-20.4 3 3.2 0.9-10.8 44 83.6 67.6-92.6
Nash/Wilson 75 5 6.7 2.4-17.2 4 6.9 2.5-17.4 5 9.0 3.6-20.8 61 77.5 64.4-86.7
Craven/Pamlico 56 7 8.6 3.7-18.5 4 5.5 1.8-15.3 7 10.3 4.5-21.9 38 75.7 61.3-85.9
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 9 0 0.0 . - . 2 17.1 3.1-57.1 1 4.4 0.5-30.5 6 78.5 38.6-95.5
Appalachian/Wilkes 6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 6 100 . - .
Franklin/Gran./Vance 102 9 5.4 2.7-10.7 7 5.8 2.5-12.8 7 5.2 2.3-11.4 79 83.6 75.1-89.6
Graham/Swain/Jackson 8 0 0.0 . - . 1 12.6 1.7-54.2 0 0.0 . - . 7 87.4 45.8-98.3
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 93 10 12.7 6.5-23.2 4 2.7 0.9- 7.3 13 12.5 7.1-21.2 66 72.1 61.0-81.1
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 100 10 8.2 4.3-15.4 8 7.4 3.5-14.9 13 13.4 7.4-23.1 69 71.0 60.3-79.7
Northeast NC I 167 16 7.8 4.5-13.2 13 6.7 3.8-11.7 8 7.8 3.4-16.8 130 77.7 69.1-84.4
Northeast NC II 95 8 7.3 3.4-14.9 12 11.9 6.5-20.9 7 6.4 2.8-13.8 68 74.3 63.7-82.7
Northeastern Partnership 262 24 7.6 4.8-11.7 25 9.1 5.9-13.8 15 7.2 4.0-12.5 198 76.1 69.6-81.6
Mountain AHEC 29 3 9.3 2.9-26.1 3 15.2 4.1-42.9 1 4.4 0.6-25.8 22 71.1 47.2-87.1
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 650 59 7.6 5.1-11.1 45 5.0 3.3- 7.6 63 8.6 6.2-11.9 483 78.8 74.0-82.9
Piedmont 531 38 5.4 3.6- 8.1 31 4.8 3.0- 7.7 36 5.6 3.7- 8.3 426 84.2 80.1-87.6
Western NC 43 3 5.1 1.5-16.3 3 8.4 2.1-28.6 2 3.3 0.7-15.0 35 83.1 63.6-93.3

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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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