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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Status-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,266 147 15.1 12.2-18.5 327 28.1 24.2-32.3 431 33.0 29.1-37.1 259 18.2 15.3-21.4 102 5.6 4.3- 7.4
GENDER
Female 1,266 147 15.1 12.2-18.5 327 28.1 24.2-32.3 431 33.0 29.1-37.1 259 18.2 15.3-21.4 102 5.6 4.3- 7.4
RACE
African American 1,266 147 15.1 12.2-18.5 327 28.1 24.2-32.3 431 33.0 29.1-37.1 259 18.2 15.3-21.4 102 5.6 4.3- 7.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 13 5 40.3 10.5-79.6 4 18.6 4.8-51.0 2 32.5 6.8-76.2 1 2.9 0.3-20.0 1 5.7 0.7-34.2
-English Speaking 13 5 40.3 10.5-79.6 4 18.6 4.8-51.0 2 32.5 6.8-76.2 1 2.9 0.3-20.0 1 5.7 0.7-34.2
Non-Hispanic 1,253 142 14.9 12.1-18.4 323 28.1 24.3-32.3 429 33.0 29.1-37.2 258 18.3 15.4-21.6 101 5.6 4.3- 7.4
AGE
18-24 93 17 17.6 9.6-30.1 33 35.3 21.3-52.4 33 39.9 25.6-56.1 10 7.1 3.1-15.5 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 200 41 28.8 20.1-39.4 67 31.2 23.0-40.7 68 29.0 21.4-38.2 21 8.8 4.7-16.0 3 2.2 0.4-11.1
35-44 262 37 13.4 8.7-20.2 85 30.5 23.1-39.2 84 28.8 21.6-37.2 49 25.5 18.1-34.7 7 1.7 0.7- 4.5
45-54 259 22 9.4 5.3-16.1 60 28.1 20.8-36.9 100 36.6 28.6-45.5 62 20.7 14.8-28.1 15 5.2 2.5-10.3
55-64 184 14 10.0 5.3-18.1 33 22.8 14.2-34.4 65 31.3 23.2-40.8 42 20.3 13.4-29.5 30 15.6 9.8-24.0
65-74 149 10 10.0 4.0-23.1 29 20.2 12.3-31.2 43 31.6 21.3-44.1 38 21.7 13.6-32.9 29 16.5 9.9-26.2
75+ 106 4 8.8 3.0-23.5 18 17.6 7.8-35.0 31 31.0 19.9-44.8 35 30.1 19.6-43.2 18 12.5 7.0-21.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 294 19 8.6 4.6-15.6 49 19.5 12.9-28.3 75 23.0 17.0-30.5 88 32.2 24.4-41.1 63 16.7 11.8-23.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 429 42 12.2 8.0-18.2 96 27.2 20.2-35.6 164 33.0 26.6-40.1 103 22.7 17.4-29.0 24 4.9 2.8- 8.4
Some Post-H.S. 303 37 15.8 10.3-23.4 98 30.6 23.4-38.9 111 41.6 32.9-50.9 44 9.6 6.3-14.4 13 2.5 1.2- 5.1
College Graduate 237 49 25.9 18.6-34.8 83 34.8 27.2-43.2 81 32.0 24.8-40.1 22 7.0 4.1-11.8 2 0.4 0.1- 1.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 274 22 9.5 5.7-15.5 50 17.7 12.2-25.1 82 28.1 20.8-36.8 78 28.3 21.3-36.4 42 16.4 10.8-24.2
$15,000- 24,999 286 24 11.1 6.1-19.4 74 25.0 17.8-34.0 105 36.9 28.2-46.6 72 24.5 17.8-32.7 11 2.5 1.2- 5.2
$25,000- 34,999 163 27 13.7 7.7-23.2 52 36.5 26.1-48.3 60 33.9 24.3-44.9 19 13.6 7.1-24.5 5 2.4 0.8- 6.5
$35,000- 49,999 113 14 21.8 11.7-37.0 49 48.4 35.6-61.4 37 25.8 16.6-37.8 10 2.9 1.3- 6.5 3 1.1 0.3- 3.8
$50,000-74,999 64 10 20.2 9.7-37.5 28 35.8 22.4-51.9 19 29.2 15.6-48.0 7 14.7 5.8-32.6 0 0.0 . - .
$75,000+ 53 14 28.7 14.7-48.5 19 31.3 18.1-48.4 17 37.1 22.1-55.2 1 1.0 0.1- 6.8 2 1.9 0.4- 8.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 16 0 0.0 . - . 3 19.2 5.9-47.2 6 37.2 15.2-66.2 4 27.9 9.1-59.9 3 15.7 4.7-41.0
Guilford 71 14 25.5 14.7-40.3 22 32.9 20.7-48.1 19 20.3 12.4-31.6 12 17.0 9.0-29.9 4 4.2 1.4-12.0
Mecklenburg 82 15 17.4 10.0-28.4 23 27.9 18.3-40.1 25 29.6 19.7-41.7 12 17.2 9.6-28.8 7 8.0 3.1-18.7
Orange 31 3 9.2 2.9-25.6 6 19.0 8.3-37.8 17 59.9 41.1-76.2 4 10.2 3.7-25.4 1 1.6 0.2-10.8
Wake 55 11 23.6 12.4-40.3 17 28.3 17.0-43.2 16 28.3 16.9-43.3 11 19.8 10.8-33.5 0 0.0 . - .
Chatham/Lee 53 6 8.8 3.4-20.9 22 43.1 28.8-58.7 17 34.1 21.0-50.1 4 6.9 2.1-20.0 4 7.1 2.3-20.2
Nash/Wilson 81 11 10.8 5.8-19.3 18 21.1 13.0-32.2 32 38.5 27.3-51.0 17 23.8 14.6-36.3 3 5.9 1.8-18.1
Craven/Pamlico 57 4 8.5 2.2-27.1 15 29.9 16.9-47.2 18 36.1 19.9-56.2 16 21.4 11.9-35.3 4 4.1 1.4-11.3
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 9 0 0.0 . - . 5 75.5 36.2-94.4 2 11.8 2.1-45.6 2 12.7 2.2-48.7 0 0.0 . - .
Appalachian/Wilkes 6 2 27.3 6.2-68.2 1 28.8 4.5-77.7 1 17.7 2.4-65.5 1 11.6 1.5-53.4 1 14.6 1.9-60.0
Franklin/Gran./Vance 105 11 10.4 5.3-19.4 25 25.1 16.5-36.3 40 38.8 28.7-50.0 21 17.7 11.0-27.2 8 7.9 3.7-16.3
Graham/Swain/Jackson 9 2 24.0 6.1-60.8 5 58.1 26.1-84.5 2 17.9 4.2-51.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 95 11 11.5 5.9-21.3 27 29.0 19.6-40.6 25 30.4 20.4-42.6 19 18.8 11.8-28.6 13 10.3 5.9-17.5
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 102 3 4.2 1.3-12.6 14 15.6 9.1-25.4 42 43.5 33.1-54.5 31 26.4 18.5-36.3 12 10.4 5.6-18.4
Northeast NC I 171 15 11.2 6.3-19.3 48 27.1 20.1-35.3 55 32.4 24.7-41.3 36 20.1 13.7-28.4 17 9.2 5.5-15.0
Northeast NC II 100 10 10.1 5.3-18.5 17 19.0 11.2-30.4 39 43.1 32.1-54.8 25 21.0 13.8-30.8 9 6.8 3.4-13.2
Northeastern Partnership 271 25 10.7 6.9-16.1 65 23.3 17.8-29.8 94 37.4 30.7-44.7 61 20.5 15.5-26.7 26 8.1 5.3-12.0
Mountain AHEC 32 3 6.0 1.5-21.3 10 33.7 16.0-57.6 8 22.5 9.3-45.1 6 22.5 9.1-45.9 5 15.2 6.0-33.6
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 671 64 10.8 7.7-14.9 164 32.3 26.0-39.3 236 34.9 29.4-40.9 147 16.4 12.9-20.5 60 5.6 4.0- 7.7
Piedmont 549 78 18.5 14.2-23.8 150 25.3 20.6-30.6 182 31.2 26.0-37.0 103 19.5 15.3-24.4 36 5.5 3.6- 8.4
Western NC 46 5 4.9 1.6-14.5 13 22.7 9.9-44.0 13 43.9 19.6-71.6 9 19.0 7.7-39.6 6 9.4 3.6-22.6

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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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