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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, only one Yes, more than one No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,265 894 69.4 65.4-73.1 233 18.2 15.4-21.5 138 12.4 9.8-15.5
GENDER
Female 1,265 894 69.4 65.4-73.1 233 18.2 15.4-21.5 138 12.4 9.8-15.5
RACE
African American 1,265 894 69.4 65.4-73.1 233 18.2 15.4-21.5 138 12.4 9.8-15.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 13 11 44.4 14.5-79.0 1 28.9 4.6-77.5 1 26.7 4.1-75.7
-English Speaking 13 11 44.4 14.5-79.0 1 28.9 4.6-77.5 1 26.7 4.1-75.7
Non-Hispanic 1,252 883 69.5 65.6-73.2 232 18.2 15.3-21.4 137 12.3 9.7-15.4
AGE
18-24 93 56 64.7 49.5-77.4 19 14.1 7.5-24.9 18 21.2 11.3-36.3
25-34 200 139 69.7 60.4-77.6 36 19.4 12.9-28.0 25 11.0 6.6-17.8
35-44 262 172 61.9 53.1-70.0 49 19.3 13.5-26.8 41 18.8 12.9-26.6
45-54 259 195 76.0 67.9-82.6 42 15.9 10.6-23.1 22 8.1 4.4-14.5
55-64 184 133 75.4 66.3-82.6 34 13.9 8.9-21.2 17 10.7 5.9-18.5
65-74 149 113 76.5 65.4-84.9 25 17.0 10.1-27.3 11 6.5 2.7-15.1
75+ 106 76 64.3 48.9-77.2 26 33.0 20.3-48.8 4 2.7 0.9- 8.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 294 207 66.9 58.1-74.7 58 22.6 15.8-31.3 29 10.5 6.4-16.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 428 316 73.1 66.1-79.1 59 11.4 8.1-15.9 53 15.5 10.6-22.2
Some Post-H.S. 303 210 69.5 61.4-76.6 59 18.0 12.5-25.1 34 12.5 8.2-18.6
College Graduate 237 159 64.6 56.0-72.4 57 27.1 20.2-35.3 21 8.3 4.5-14.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 274 198 69.6 61.1-76.9 45 21.1 14.7-29.4 31 9.3 5.9-14.5
$15,000- 24,999 286 199 64.7 55.5-72.9 45 16.4 10.9-24.0 42 18.9 12.6-27.3
$25,000- 34,999 163 118 73.7 63.2-82.0 28 12.8 7.8-20.5 17 13.5 7.3-23.5
$35,000- 49,999 113 87 73.4 59.4-84.0 21 16.3 8.8-28.0 5 10.3 3.7-25.6
$50,000-74,999 64 45 74.9 58.6-86.3 13 16.6 7.8-31.9 6 8.5 2.9-22.8
$75,000+ 53 38 63.7 45.6-78.6 14 35.1 20.4-53.4 1 1.2 0.2- 8.1
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 16 12 56.9 28.0-81.7 3 28.0 8.8-61.2 1 15.1 2.3-57.8
Guilford 71 50 74.4 61.5-84.1 13 13.8 7.4-24.2 8 11.8 5.5-23.7
Mecklenburg 82 52 61.7 49.2-72.8 21 24.9 16.0-36.8 9 13.4 6.8-24.7
Orange 31 23 78.0 59.8-89.4 6 15.7 6.6-32.9 2 6.3 1.5-23.1
Wake 55 31 52.7 37.8-67.2 17 30.4 18.8-45.1 7 16.9 7.5-33.8
Chatham/Lee 53 35 66.0 50.3-78.8 13 27.3 15.5-43.3 5 6.7 2.6-16.1
Nash/Wilson 81 61 75.8 64.2-84.6 10 10.9 5.4-20.8 10 13.2 7.0-23.6
Craven/Pamlico 57 43 66.4 44.9-82.8 10 24.7 10.2-48.7 4 8.8 2.5-27.2
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 9 8 94.8 65.7-99.4 1 5.2 0.6-34.3 0 0.0 . - .
Appalachian/Wilkes 6 3 38.0 10.7-75.9 2 44.3 12.0-82.2 1 17.7 2.4-65.5
Franklin/Gran./Vance 105 73 71.4 60.4-80.3 20 18.1 10.7-28.8 12 10.5 5.8-18.3
Graham/Swain/Jackson 9 5 60.0 27.7-85.5 1 8.9 1.2-44.2 3 31.2 9.8-65.5
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 95 73 72.5 60.1-82.1 15 16.1 9.4-26.1 7 11.4 4.9-24.5
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 102 73 73.9 63.2-82.3 19 16.2 10.1-24.8 10 10.0 4.5-20.5
Northeast NC I 171 123 71.7 62.8-79.2 32 19.1 12.7-27.6 16 9.2 5.3-15.5
Northeast NC II 99 76 72.3 60.4-81.8 9 10.3 5.3-19.3 14 17.3 9.6-29.3
Northeastern Partnership 270 199 72.0 64.9-78.2 41 15.0 10.6-20.9 30 13.0 8.5-19.3
Mountain AHEC 32 22 66.2 42.6-83.8 6 22.6 9.0-46.4 4 11.2 2.5-38.2
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 670 488 70.2 64.4-75.4 105 16.3 12.4-21.1 77 13.5 10.0-18.1
Piedmont 549 376 69.6 64.2-74.6 118 19.5 15.5-24.2 55 10.9 7.7-15.1
Western NC 46 30 48.4 24.7-72.9 10 21.2 9.0-42.4 6 30.3 8.3-67.7

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* Data in this table were derived from health insurance question and only those under age 65 and employed for wages included

^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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