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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 1,236 459 31.3 27.6-35.1 777 68.7 64.9-72.4
GENDER
Female 1,236 459 31.3 27.6-35.1 777 68.7 64.9-72.4
RACE
African American 1,236 459 31.3 27.6-35.1 777 68.7 64.9-72.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 13 6 26.3 7.9-59.8 7 73.7 40.2-92.1
-English Speaking 13 6 26.3 7.9-59.8 7 73.7 40.2-92.1
Non-Hispanic 1,223 453 31.3 27.6-35.2 770 68.7 64.8-72.4
AGE
18-24 90 14 8.4 3.9-17.1 76 91.6 82.9-96.1
25-34 196 34 11.7 6.9-19.2 162 88.3 80.8-93.1
35-44 256 67 28.4 20.7-37.6 189 71.6 62.4-79.3
45-54 255 99 39.2 30.8-48.3 156 60.8 51.7-69.2
55-64 179 93 47.2 37.1-57.5 86 52.8 42.5-62.9
65-74 145 82 59.6 47.2-70.9 63 40.4 29.1-52.8
75+ 104 69 63.0 47.8-76.0 35 37.0 24.0-52.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 287 181 62.1 53.0-70.3 106 37.9 29.7-47.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 417 148 29.2 23.3-36.0 269 70.8 64.0-76.7
Some Post-H.S. 296 81 21.4 15.5-28.8 215 78.6 71.2-84.5
College Graduate 234 47 18.0 12.5-25.2 187 82.0 74.8-87.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 267 151 54.8 46.0-63.4 116 45.2 36.6-54.0
$15,000- 24,999 281 91 29.2 21.8-37.9 190 70.8 62.1-78.2
$25,000- 34,999 158 37 29.9 20.0-42.1 121 70.1 57.9-80.0
$35,000- 49,999 112 24 18.0 10.0-30.1 88 82.0 69.9-90.0
$50,000-74,999 64 10 11.0 4.7-23.7 54 89.0 76.3-95.3
$75,000+ 53 7 7.1 3.1-15.5 46 92.9 84.5-96.9
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 15 8 51.4 25.1-77.0 7 48.6 23.0-74.9
Guilford 71 20 23.3 14.1-36.0 51 76.7 64.0-85.9
Mecklenburg 81 23 22.7 14.8-33.3 58 77.3 66.7-85.2
Orange 30 9 31.4 16.4-51.5 21 68.6 48.5-83.6
Wake 54 16 25.7 15.0-40.5 38 74.3 59.5-85.0
Chatham/Lee 53 17 32.5 19.7-48.6 36 67.5 51.4-80.3
Nash/Wilson 77 25 34.4 23.4-47.3 52 65.6 52.7-76.6
Craven/Pamlico 56 24 30.3 18.5-45.5 32 69.7 54.5-81.5
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 9 4 26.7 6.1-67.2 5 73.3 32.8-93.9
Appalachian/Wilkes 6 1 14.6 1.9-60.0 5 85.4 40.0-98.1
Franklin/Gran./Vance 102 38 32.3 23.1-43.1 64 67.7 56.9-76.9
Graham/Swain/Jackson 8 1 12.6 1.7-54.2 7 87.4 45.8-98.3
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 94 42 42.3 31.5-53.9 52 57.7 46.1-68.5
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 101 43 40.9 30.8-51.8 58 59.1 48.2-69.2
Northeast NC I 169 62 35.1 27.1-44.0 107 64.9 56.0-72.9
Northeast NC II 95 45 43.2 32.2-54.8 50 56.8 45.2-67.8
Northeastern Partnership 264 107 38.8 32.1-46.0 157 61.2 54.0-67.9
Mountain AHEC 30 13 43.4 24.1-64.9 17 56.6 35.1-75.9
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 654 262 36.8 31.0-42.9 392 63.2 57.1-69.0
Piedmont 538 181 27.5 22.9-32.7 357 72.5 67.3-77.1
Western NC 44 16 27.1 13.0-47.9 28 72.9 52.1-87.0

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*Data for this table were derived from questions 1,2,3,4 in the Disability, Quality of Life Module (page 51) of the BRFSS 2003 questionnaire.

^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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