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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 1,241 35 2.4 1.5- 3.9 1,206 97.6 96.1-98.5
GENDER
Female 1,241 35 2.4 1.5- 3.9 1,206 97.6 96.1-98.5
RACE
African American 1,241 35 2.4 1.5- 3.9 1,206 97.6 96.1-98.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 13 1 2.2 0.3-16.1 12 97.8 83.9-99.7
-English Speaking 13 1 2.2 0.3-16.1 12 97.8 83.9-99.7
Non-Hispanic 1,228 34 2.4 1.5- 3.9 1,194 97.6 96.1-98.5
AGE
18-24 90 0 0.0 . - . 90 100 . - .
25-34 197 0 0.0 . - . 197 100 . - .
35-44 259 10 3.0 1.2- 7.3 249 97.0 92.7-98.8
45-54 256 9 4.2 1.8- 9.7 247 95.8 90.3-98.2
55-64 179 7 5.2 1.8-14.1 172 94.8 85.9-98.2
65-74 146 6 1.9 0.8- 4.5 140 98.1 95.5-99.2
75+ 103 3 3.8 1.0-13.0 100 96.2 87.0-99.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 287 11 4.7 2.1-10.2 276 95.3 89.8-97.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 418 12 2.6 1.2- 5.7 406 97.4 94.3-98.8
Some Post-H.S. 298 6 1.6 0.5- 5.0 292 98.4 95.0-99.5
College Graduate 235 6 1.0 0.4- 2.5 229 99.0 97.5-99.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 268 12 4.8 2.2-10.3 256 95.2 89.7-97.8
$15,000- 24,999 281 6 2.7 0.9- 7.9 275 97.3 92.1-99.1
$25,000- 34,999 160 4 2.2 0.5- 9.4 156 97.8 90.6-99.5
$35,000- 49,999 113 4 1.9 0.7- 5.1 109 98.1 94.9-99.3
$50,000-74,999 64 1 0.8 0.1- 5.3 63 99.2 94.7-99.9
$75,000+ 53 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8 52 99.7 98.2- 100
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 16 2 9.3 2.1-33.0 14 90.7 67.0-97.9
Guilford 71 2 1.3 0.3- 5.1 69 98.7 94.9-99.7
Mecklenburg 81 2 1.2 0.3- 4.6 79 98.8 95.4-99.7
Orange 31 0 0.0 . - . 31 100 . - .
Wake 55 2 2.4 0.6- 9.9 53 97.6 90.1-99.4
Chatham/Lee 53 2 1.6 0.4- 6.1 51 98.4 93.9-99.6
Nash/Wilson 77 3 2.0 0.6- 6.4 74 98.0 93.6-99.4
Craven/Pamlico 56 2 1.5 0.4- 6.0 54 98.5 94.0-99.6
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 9 0 0.0 . - . 9 100 . - .
Appalachian/Wilkes 6 0 0.0 . - . 6 100 . - .
Franklin/Gran./Vance 103 1 1.3 0.2- 8.8 102 98.7 91.2-99.8
Graham/Swain/Jackson 9 1 12.0 1.7-52.5 8 88.0 47.5-98.3
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 94 1 1.1 0.1- 7.1 93 98.9 92.9-99.9
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 101 4 3.3 1.2- 8.9 97 96.7 91.1-98.8
Northeast NC I 168 2 0.7 0.2- 2.9 166 99.3 97.1-99.8
Northeast NC II 97 2 1.2 0.3- 5.1 95 98.8 94.9-99.7
Northeastern Partnership 265 4 0.9 0.3- 2.7 261 99.1 97.3-99.7
Mountain AHEC 31 4 10.7 3.5-28.3 27 89.3 71.7-96.5
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 657 18 2.9 1.4- 5.8 639 97.1 94.2-98.6
Piedmont 539 13 1.9 0.9- 3.9 526 98.1 96.1-99.1
Western NC 45 4 6.0 1.8-17.9 41 94.0 82.1-98.2

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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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