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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 958 251 24.3 20.6-28.3 707 75.7 71.7-79.4
GENDER
Male 371 96 20.7 16.0-26.3 275 79.3 73.7-84.0
Female 587 155 27.6 22.5-33.5 432 72.4 66.5-77.5
RACE
White 603 149 22.5 18.2-27.6 454 77.5 72.4-81.8
African American 298 93 31.2 24.2-39.2 205 68.8 60.8-75.8
Asian 4 1 14.0 1.4-64.7 3 86.0 35.3-98.6
Native American 33 6 19.4 5.4-50.4 27 80.6 49.6-94.6
Other Minorities 18 2 4.1 0.8-18.3 16 95.9 81.7-99.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 11 3 18.7 5.1-49.8 8 81.3 50.2-94.9
-English Speaking 5 2 48.2 12.6-85.7 3 51.8 14.3-87.4
-Spanish Speaking 6 1 3.8 0.4-25.9 5 96.2 74.1-99.6
Non-Hispanic 947 248 24.3 20.6-28.4 699 75.7 71.6-79.4
AGE
18-24 7 2 26.9 6.5-66.2 5 73.1 33.8-93.5
25-34 27 6 32.8 12.7-62.1 21 67.2 37.9-87.3
35-44 91 21 21.0 12.0-34.2 70 79.0 65.8-88.0
45-54 160 49 31.6 22.1-42.8 111 68.4 57.2-77.9
55-64 242 65 20.4 14.6-27.6 177 79.6 72.4-85.4
65-74 240 60 25.5 18.3-34.4 180 74.5 65.6-81.7
75+ 187 48 22.5 15.1-32.2 139 77.5 67.8-84.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 305 88 29.0 22.0-37.2 217 71.0 62.8-78.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 293 78 24.4 18.1-32.0 215 75.6 68.0-81.9
Some Post-H.S. 203 53 23.2 16.1-32.1 150 76.8 67.9-83.9
College Graduate 154 31 16.9 10.8-25.4 123 83.1 74.6-89.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 231 77 31.2 23.3-40.4 154 68.8 59.6-76.7
$15,000- 24,999 176 46 33.9 24.1-45.3 130 66.1 54.7-75.9
$25,000- 34,999 96 17 18.2 9.8-31.2 79 81.8 68.8-90.2
$35,000- 49,999 85 17 14.5 7.5-26.2 68 85.5 73.8-92.5
$50,000-74,999 63 11 9.7 4.6-19.5 52 90.3 80.5-95.4
$75,000+ 48 10 15.0 6.8-30.0 38 85.0 70.0-93.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 41 10 18.5 9.6-32.8 31 81.5 67.2-90.4
Guilford 36 13 39.8 23.8-58.3 23 60.2 41.7-76.2
Mecklenburg 39 6 17.0 7.0-35.9 33 83.0 64.1-93.0
Orange 25 7 32.3 15.3-55.7 18 67.7 44.3-84.7
Wake 31 8 19.5 9.0-37.3 23 80.5 62.7-91.0
Chatham/Lee 33 7 24.1 11.2-44.4 26 75.9 55.6-88.8
Nash/Wilson 44 12 29.5 16.6-46.8 32 70.5 53.2-83.4
Craven/Pamlico 55 12 23.8 13.4-38.6 43 76.2 61.4-86.6
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 45 10 22.4 11.1-40.0 35 77.6 60.0-88.9
Appalachian/Wilkes 33 9 30.6 15.7-51.1 24 69.4 48.9-84.3
Franklin/Gran./Vance 32 10 24.3 12.1-42.6 22 75.7 57.4-87.9
Graham/Swain/Jackson 48 13 26.3 15.3-41.3 35 73.7 58.7-84.7
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 79 20 24.5 15.5-36.3 59 75.5 63.7-84.5
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 55 16 26.0 15.6-40.1 39 74.0 59.9-84.4
Northeast NC I 72 24 34.0 22.9-47.1 48 66.0 52.9-77.1
Northeast NC II 65 15 26.3 15.3-41.3 50 73.7 58.7-84.7
Northeastern Partnership 137 39 29.3 20.9-39.4 98 70.7 60.6-79.1
Mountain AHEC 133 41 33.3 23.3-45.0 92 66.7 55.0-76.7
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 424 107 26.2 20.5-32.9 317 73.8 67.1-79.5
Piedmont 334 89 22.1 16.9-28.3 245 77.9 71.7-83.1
Western NC 200 55 27.4 19.8-36.7 145 72.6 63.3-80.2

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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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