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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Violence

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  Total
Respond.^
Current husband,/wife or partner Ex-husband,/wife or ex-partner Relative /or acquaintance Stranger
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,572 263 14.5 12.2-17.0 800 45.3 41.3-49.4 311 23.8 20.2-27.8 198 16.4 13.5-19.8
GENDER
Male 484 40 5.8 3.8- 8.8 98 23.2 17.0-30.8 176 37.7 30.8-45.1 170 33.3 27.0-40.2
Female 1,088 223 21.3 18.0-25.1 702 63.0 58.6-67.2 135 12.7 9.9-16.3 28 3.0 1.8- 4.8
RACE
White 1,137 178 13.4 10.9-16.3 576 45.7 41.0-50.5 227 22.8 18.8-27.4 156 18.1 14.5-22.3
African American 326 67 19.7 14.4-26.5 175 48.1 39.9-56.5 57 19.9 13.6-28.1 27 12.3 7.3-20.0
Asian 3 0 0.0 . - . 3 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Native American 48 6 11.2 2.7-36.6 27 63.5 37.0-83.7 8 8.2 3.1-19.7 7 17.2 4.1-49.8
Other Minorities 53 11 8.2 3.3-18.8 17 21.8 10.3-40.3 18 61.9 41.6-78.7 7 8.2 2.8-21.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 50 11 16.4 7.2-33.2 13 15.3 6.5-32.1 16 59.6 39.2-77.1 10 8.7 3.7-19.2
-English Speaking 20 5 28.6 10.0-59.1 7 25.7 7.7-58.8 4 33.3 11.8-65.1 4 12.4 3.4-36.0
-Spanish Speaking 30 6 10.9 3.2-31.2 6 10.7 3.4-28.7 12 71.3 47.6-87.2 6 7.1 2.3-19.7
Non-Hispanic 1,519 252 14.4 12.2-17.0 785 46.9 42.8-51.0 294 21.9 18.5-25.7 188 16.9 13.8-20.4
AGE
18-24 97 19 7.1 4.0-12.4 42 40.9 27.1-56.3 27 34.1 20.8-50.6 9 17.8 9.2-31.9
25-34 302 51 13.7 9.4-19.6 143 44.9 36.2-53.8 59 21.9 15.7-29.8 49 19.5 13.6-27.2
35-44 366 56 16.9 11.9-23.4 202 51.2 43.7-58.7 72 21.0 15.0-28.6 36 10.9 7.0-16.6
45-54 417 72 14.9 10.9-20.2 204 42.4 35.0-50.2 91 27.0 19.8-35.7 50 15.6 9.7-24.2
55-64 220 39 18.4 12.2-26.7 120 47.4 37.7-57.2 31 12.4 7.4-20.1 30 21.8 13.9-32.5
65-74 105 13 12.6 5.8-25.2 60 45.0 32.1-58.5 20 30.8 18.1-47.2 12 11.7 5.0-24.7
75+ 58 12 23.5 11.4-42.3 27 43.7 27.0-62.0 8 13.0 4.8-30.8 11 19.8 8.0-41.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 258 49 13.7 8.9-20.5 124 43.1 32.5-54.4 52 28.3 19.0-40.0 33 14.9 9.0-23.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 484 84 15.5 11.6-20.5 246 44.7 37.9-51.7 96 26.6 20.0-34.3 58 13.2 9.0-18.9
Some Post-H.S. 450 81 14.5 10.7-19.5 236 48.1 40.6-55.6 82 18.8 13.5-25.4 51 18.6 13.2-25.7
College Graduate 379 49 13.4 9.4-18.8 194 44.6 37.3-52.1 80 22.2 16.4-29.3 56 19.8 13.2-28.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 239 39 13.5 8.8-20.1 131 52.8 41.9-63.4 42 20.3 11.7-33.0 27 13.4 7.7-22.4
$15,000- 24,999 349 59 12.2 8.4-17.4 189 45.8 37.3-54.6 63 26.7 18.9-36.3 38 15.3 9.3-24.1
$25,000- 34,999 196 35 19.6 12.4-29.6 97 44.4 34.0-55.4 41 20.7 12.9-31.4 23 15.3 8.6-25.6
$35,000- 49,999 208 42 17.9 12.2-25.6 93 41.4 32.4-51.0 47 28.3 20.0-38.4 26 12.4 7.3-20.4
$50,000-74,999 149 20 13.5 7.7-22.7 67 45.5 34.8-56.6 33 18.4 11.5-28.1 29 22.6 14.4-33.7
$75,000+ 146 18 13.2 7.6-21.9 70 42.0 29.6-55.4 29 17.9 9.6-30.7 29 27.0 16.1-41.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 82 14 21.3 12.1-34.9 41 45.3 33.2-58.0 15 13.1 7.4-22.2 12 20.3 11.0-34.4
Guilford 72 12 11.8 6.3-21.2 33 45.5 31.4-60.4 20 29.9 17.5-46.0 7 12.8 5.3-27.9
Mecklenburg 78 13 14.8 8.0-25.7 41 47.2 32.3-62.6 15 24.4 12.2-43.1 9 13.6 6.7-25.7
Orange 69 15 14.9 7.7-27.0 37 58.6 39.6-75.4 9 17.1 7.3-35.0 8 9.3 4.2-19.5
Wake 79 14 16.2 9.3-26.6 40 38.2 26.3-51.6 15 27.6 14.5-46.0 10 18.1 9.1-32.7
Chatham/Lee 53 10 20.8 10.8-36.4 23 32.3 20.8-46.5 11 24.9 13.2-41.9 9 21.9 10.9-39.3
Nash/Wilson 68 13 18.1 9.6-31.4 34 41.2 27.5-56.3 13 16.1 8.8-27.7 8 24.7 10.5-47.7
Craven/Pamlico 85 7 5.6 2.4-12.5 46 39.0 27.5-51.9 18 37.5 24.2-53.0 14 17.9 9.2-32.0
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 71 18 24.5 14.9-37.6 29 34.9 23.9-47.8 15 27.0 15.3-43.1 9 13.6 6.9-25.1
Appalachian/Wilkes 74 12 12.1 6.1-22.6 37 46.6 32.4-61.4 16 29.6 17.5-45.5 9 11.6 5.7-22.2
Franklin/Gran./Vance 78 10 14.9 5.0-36.7 42 37.6 24.5-52.8 14 21.3 10.9-37.5 12 26.1 13.0-45.6
Graham/Swain/Jackson 64 10 14.9 7.4-27.8 30 39.4 27.2-53.1 17 33.6 21.3-48.6 7 12.1 5.5-24.6
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 80 10 13.9 7.2-25.0 46 48.1 35.6-60.8 14 22.3 12.2-37.2 10 15.7 8.1-28.3
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 59 11 19.3 9.8-34.5 28 41.3 27.7-56.5 15 31.2 18.7-47.2 5 8.1 3.2-19.3
Northeast NC I 66 14 19.7 11.1-32.6 32 42.0 29.6-55.6 16 29.4 18.4-43.4 4 8.9 2.4-27.5
Northeast NC II 77 10 14.9 7.7-26.7 46 56.6 43.7-68.7 11 15.0 7.6-27.3 10 13.5 7.1-24.2
Northeastern Partnership 143 24 16.6 10.6-24.9 78 51.5 41.9-60.9 27 20.1 13.4-28.9 14 11.9 6.7-20.2
Mountain AHEC 220 39 17.3 11.1-26.1 108 49.1 35.6-62.7 40 12.3 7.5-19.4 33 21.3 13.4-32.1
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 558 86 14.1 10.4-18.9 293 45.4 38.7-52.3 111 21.3 16.4-27.3 68 19.1 13.3-26.8
Piedmont 664 115 14.1 11.1-17.8 334 45.0 39.5-50.7 133 26.3 21.0-32.4 82 14.6 11.0-19.1
Western NC 350 62 16.5 11.5-23.2 173 46.6 36.5-56.9 67 19.2 12.6-28.0 48 17.7 12.0-25.4

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Asked only of those who have ever been assaulted by someone else

^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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