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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Violence

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,638 918 58.2 54.3-62.0 720 41.8 38.0-45.7
GENDER
Male 513 219 52.0 44.9-59.0 294 48.0 41.0-55.1
Female 1,125 699 63.2 58.9-67.2 426 36.8 32.8-41.1
RACE
White 1,190 672 59.0 54.3-63.5 518 41.0 36.5-45.7
African American 337 190 55.7 47.4-63.6 147 44.3 36.4-52.6
Asian 3 1 25.2 2.8-80.0 2 74.8 20.0-97.2
Native American 48 28 51.5 26.4-75.8 20 48.5 24.2-73.6
Other Minorities 55 23 58.5 38.1-76.4 32 41.5 23.6-61.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 52 21 61.1 41.1-78.1 31 38.9 21.9-58.9
-English Speaking 21 7 44.3 19.4-72.4 14 55.7 27.6-80.6
-Spanish Speaking 31 14 68.2 42.9-86.0 17 31.8 14.0-57.1
Non-Hispanic 1,583 896 58.2 54.1-62.1 687 41.8 37.9-45.9
AGE
18-24 100 62 72.1 58.7-82.4 38 27.9 17.6-41.3
25-34 309 193 60.5 51.5-68.9 116 39.5 31.1-48.5
35-44 385 224 59.0 51.6-66.1 161 41.0 33.9-48.4
45-54 434 238 55.6 47.7-63.2 196 44.4 36.8-52.3
55-64 232 119 55.4 45.9-64.5 113 44.6 35.5-54.1
65-74 110 53 44.1 31.1-58.0 57 55.9 42.0-68.9
75+ 58 25 27.6 15.8-43.8 33 72.4 56.2-84.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 266 150 48.7 38.1-59.5 116 51.3 40.5-61.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 510 297 61.3 54.7-67.6 213 38.7 32.4-45.3
Some Post-H.S. 473 263 63.2 56.3-69.5 210 36.8 30.5-43.7
College Graduate 388 207 54.9 47.3-62.4 181 45.1 37.6-52.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 242 137 57.7 47.2-67.5 105 42.3 32.5-52.8
$15,000- 24,999 365 218 58.7 50.0-66.8 147 41.3 33.2-50.0
$25,000- 34,999 205 117 61.2 50.7-70.9 88 38.8 29.1-49.3
$35,000- 49,999 216 112 58.1 48.7-66.9 104 41.9 33.1-51.3
$50,000-74,999 153 91 62.0 51.3-71.7 62 38.0 28.3-48.7
$75,000+ 152 91 65.4 53.4-75.8 61 34.6 24.2-46.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 85 43 47.7 35.6-60.2 42 52.3 39.8-64.4
Guilford 75 42 66.1 52.3-77.7 33 33.9 22.3-47.7
Mecklenburg 81 49 64.1 50.2-75.9 32 35.9 24.1-49.8
Orange 70 38 39.8 24.1-57.8 32 60.2 42.2-75.9
Wake 82 54 71.8 59.4-81.6 28 28.2 18.4-40.6
Chatham/Lee 56 25 48.2 33.5-63.2 31 51.8 36.8-66.5
Nash/Wilson 71 43 55.2 39.0-70.4 28 44.8 29.6-61.0
Craven/Pamlico 86 49 48.3 35.0-61.9 37 51.7 38.1-65.0
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 77 40 54.4 41.6-66.6 37 45.6 33.4-58.4
Appalachian/Wilkes 75 39 52.1 37.7-66.2 36 47.9 33.8-62.3
Franklin/Gran./Vance 83 41 39.8 26.3-55.2 42 60.2 44.8-73.7
Graham/Swain/Jackson 69 38 55.1 41.6-67.8 31 44.9 32.2-58.4
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 82 55 63.9 50.9-75.1 27 36.1 24.9-49.1
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 64 29 42.2 28.9-56.7 35 57.8 43.3-71.1
Northeast NC I 69 42 52.8 39.3-65.9 27 47.2 34.1-60.7
Northeast NC II 80 43 52.2 39.8-64.4 37 47.8 35.6-60.2
Northeastern Partnership 149 85 52.4 43.0-61.7 64 47.6 38.3-57.0
Mountain AHEC 231 127 52.4 38.8-65.7 104 47.6 34.3-61.2
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 580 340 57.1 50.4-63.6 240 42.9 36.4-49.6
Piedmont 695 378 60.4 55.0-65.5 317 39.6 34.5-45.0
Western NC 363 200 51.8 41.7-61.7 163 48.2 38.3-58.3

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Asked only of those who have ever had violence done to them 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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