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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
1 or more/day 1 or more/week 1 or more/month 1 or more/year Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,232 184 14.5 11.9-17.5 714 57.5 53.1-61.7 227 19.8 16.1-24.0 15 0.8 0.4- 1.7 92 7.4 5.5- 9.9
GENDER
Female 1,232 184 14.5 11.9-17.5 714 57.5 53.1-61.7 227 19.8 16.1-24.0 15 0.8 0.4- 1.7 92 7.4 5.5- 9.9
RACE
African American 1,232 184 14.5 11.9-17.5 714 57.5 53.1-61.7 227 19.8 16.1-24.0 15 0.8 0.4- 1.7 92 7.4 5.5- 9.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 13 3 14.8 3.7-44.1 8 77.2 45.6-93.2 1 2.2 0.3-16.1 0 0.0 . - . 1 5.8 0.7-34.7
-English Speaking 13 3 14.8 3.7-44.1 8 77.2 45.6-93.2 1 2.2 0.3-16.1 0 0.0 . - . 1 5.8 0.7-34.7
Non-Hispanic 1,219 181 14.5 11.9-17.6 706 57.4 53.0-61.6 226 19.9 16.2-24.1 15 0.8 0.4- 1.7 91 7.4 5.5- 9.9
AGE
18-24 92 8 7.1 2.7-17.3 43 48.0 32.8-63.7 27 30.8 17.3-48.6 2 1.1 0.3- 4.6 12 12.9 6.0-25.7
25-34 199 30 15.6 9.9-23.8 112 56.6 46.6-66.1 46 23.2 15.6-33.1 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7 9 4.2 1.8- 9.1
35-44 260 38 12.7 8.5-18.6 160 64.2 55.2-72.3 52 19.9 13.2-28.8 2 0.1 0.0- 0.5 8 3.1 1.0- 8.8
45-54 252 37 19.6 13.1-28.1 162 59.0 49.8-67.6 36 14.9 9.1-23.3 2 0.4 0.1- 2.0 15 6.2 3.0-12.4
55-64 179 36 15.9 10.2-23.8 101 63.4 53.3-72.4 25 9.5 5.7-15.5 5 4.2 1.4-11.8 12 7.0 3.3-14.5
65-74 137 20 19.3 9.8-34.4 85 59.8 46.7-71.6 20 14.5 8.2-24.4 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7 10 6.1 2.7-13.1
75+ 100 12 13.1 6.2-25.8 45 41.9 29.0-56.0 18 22.5 11.1-40.4 0 0.0 . - . 25 22.5 13.4-35.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 276 33 13.5 8.3-21.2 137 42.6 34.1-51.5 59 23.5 16.5-32.5 6 2.7 0.9- 7.3 41 17.7 11.8-25.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 417 65 12.6 8.9-17.4 214 52.5 44.8-60.1 100 27.2 20.1-35.6 5 0.6 0.2- 1.6 33 7.2 4.2-12.1
Some Post-H.S. 301 44 14.7 9.7-21.6 194 65.9 57.0-73.9 48 14.9 9.1-23.5 2 0.4 0.1- 2.0 13 4.0 1.9- 8.3
College Graduate 235 42 18.8 12.9-26.5 166 69.5 61.0-76.9 20 8.7 4.9-15.1 2 0.3 0.1- 1.4 5 2.7 0.9- 7.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 261 28 11.5 7.1-18.3 147 57.5 48.7-65.9 54 18.2 12.7-25.3 7 3.0 1.1- 8.0 25 9.8 5.6-16.4
$15,000- 24,999 280 34 12.0 7.2-19.2 159 55.3 45.7-64.5 68 27.2 19.1-37.2 5 1.0 0.4- 2.9 14 4.5 2.1- 9.2
$25,000- 34,999 161 32 17.7 10.9-27.5 107 65.5 53.4-75.8 15 12.5 5.4-26.1 0 0.0 . - . 7 4.3 1.7-10.5
$35,000- 49,999 111 17 13.8 7.2-24.6 72 67.2 53.8-78.4 20 18.4 9.8-31.8 1 0.2 0.0- 1.1 1 0.5 0.1- 3.4
$50,000-74,999 63 12 21.1 10.0-39.1 46 69.3 49.8-83.7 3 9.1 1.8-35.0 0 0.0 . - . 2 0.6 0.1- 2.6
$75,000+ 53 14 21.9 11.2-38.4 33 67.8 50.4-81.4 5 8.9 2.7-25.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.3 0.2- 9.0
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 15 4 33.1 11.9-64.3 8 51.6 24.9-77.4 3 15.3 4.6-40.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Guilford 69 7 8.6 3.5-19.8 51 74.3 60.4-84.5 9 14.0 6.8-26.7 0 0.0 . - . 2 3.1 0.7-13.5
Mecklenburg 80 13 19.5 11.1-32.0 52 62.4 49.6-73.7 10 10.9 5.2-21.4 1 0.8 0.1- 5.8 4 6.4 2.2-17.5
Orange 30 6 23.5 10.4-44.9 18 51.9 33.2-70.0 5 20.9 8.9-41.7 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.8 0.5-22.6
Wake 55 13 21.4 11.7-35.9 28 48.4 34.0-63.1 9 22.2 11.0-39.6 0 0.0 . - . 5 8.1 3.3-18.6
Chatham/Lee 52 7 17.1 8.0-32.9 32 54.1 38.5-68.9 9 16.5 8.0-31.1 1 1.2 0.2- 7.9 3 11.0 3.6-29.1
Nash/Wilson 77 12 12.2 6.5-21.6 45 60.2 47.5-71.7 14 19.9 11.5-32.3 2 1.7 0.4- 7.1 4 6.0 2.0-16.3
Craven/Pamlico 56 11 17.3 8.8-31.2 28 52.2 34.7-69.2 14 22.7 11.8-39.2 0 0.0 . - . 3 7.8 1.8-28.0
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 9 0 0.0 . - . 9 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Appalachian/Wilkes 6 2 44.3 12.0-82.2 3 41.1 11.7-78.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 14.6 1.9-60.0
Franklin/Gran./Vance 103 11 11.2 5.9-20.1 58 57.9 46.7-68.4 24 20.4 13.0-30.7 3 1.2 0.4- 3.8 7 9.2 4.3-18.9
Graham/Swain/Jackson 9 0 0.0 . - . 7 80.9 45.4-95.5 1 7.3 1.0-39.2 0 0.0 . - . 1 11.8 1.6-52.0
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 92 18 20.7 12.6-32.2 48 50.0 38.4-61.5 19 19.5 12.0-30.2 0 0.0 . - . 7 9.8 4.0-22.1
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 98 11 12.1 6.6-21.2 60 60.8 49.5-71.1 16 17.0 9.8-27.9 2 1.9 0.4- 8.2 9 8.2 3.8-16.7
Northeast NC I 166 21 11.2 7.2-17.0 86 49.4 40.5-58.4 37 24.7 17.5-33.6 3 3.6 1.2-10.9 19 11.1 6.7-17.7
Northeast NC II 98 14 13.8 7.8-23.1 52 50.2 38.8-61.6 22 27.3 17.6-39.9 1 1.6 0.2-10.7 9 7.1 3.5-14.0
Northeastern Partnership 264 35 12.4 8.7-17.5 138 49.8 42.6-57.0 59 25.9 19.7-33.3 4 2.7 1.0- 7.1 28 9.2 6.1-13.6
Mountain AHEC 31 7 33.1 15.6-57.0 18 54.9 33.2-74.9 5 11.0 4.1-26.6 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.0 0.1- 7.2
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 648 93 11.8 8.8-15.7 351 51.5 45.1-57.9 136 25.0 19.0-32.1 10 1.7 0.8- 3.8 58 9.9 6.6-14.7
Piedmont 539 81 15.9 12.2-20.5 335 61.2 55.3-66.9 86 16.7 12.4-22.2 5 0.3 0.1- 0.9 32 5.9 3.8- 8.9
Western NC 45 10 25.9 11.5-48.4 28 66.6 43.3-83.8 5 6.2 2.1-16.7 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.4 0.3- 6.1

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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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