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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 1,638 482 27.4 24.1-31.1 1,156 72.6 68.9-75.9
GENDER
Male 513 107 20.7 15.2-27.4 406 79.3 72.6-84.8
Female 1,125 375 32.8 28.9-36.9 750 67.2 63.1-71.1
RACE
White 1,190 308 24.6 20.7-29.0 882 75.4 71.0-79.3
African American 337 142 38.5 31.0-46.5 195 61.5 53.5-69.0
Asian 3 1 25.2 2.8-80.0 2 74.8 20.0-97.2
Native American 48 20 42.8 20.6-68.3 28 57.2 31.7-79.4
Other Minorities 55 10 16.6 7.3-33.5 45 83.4 66.5-92.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 52 9 11.2 4.3-26.2 43 88.8 73.8-95.7
-English Speaking 21 6 31.7 11.4-62.4 15 68.3 37.6-88.6
-Spanish Speaking 31 3 2.7 0.7- 9.4 28 97.3 90.6-99.3
Non-Hispanic 1,583 473 28.4 24.9-32.2 1,110 71.6 67.8-75.1
AGE
18-24 100 21 11.4 6.1-20.5 79 88.6 79.5-93.9
25-34 309 103 29.7 22.0-38.8 206 70.3 61.2-78.0
35-44 385 124 30.4 24.3-37.4 261 69.6 62.6-75.7
45-54 434 123 32.4 25.3-40.3 311 67.6 59.7-74.7
55-64 232 66 30.0 21.9-39.7 166 70.0 60.3-78.1
65-74 110 31 25.3 15.9-37.7 79 74.7 62.3-84.1
75+ 58 12 15.5 6.5-32.5 46 84.5 67.5-93.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 266 71 23.9 15.1-35.7 195 76.1 64.3-84.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 510 153 22.6 18.1-27.9 357 77.4 72.1-81.9
Some Post-H.S. 473 147 31.8 25.7-38.5 326 68.2 61.5-74.3
College Graduate 388 110 32.5 25.3-40.6 278 67.5 59.4-74.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 242 84 32.6 24.1-42.3 158 67.4 57.7-75.9
$15,000- 24,999 365 116 24.1 18.3-31.1 249 75.9 68.9-81.7
$25,000- 34,999 205 57 25.5 17.9-35.0 148 74.5 65.0-82.1
$35,000- 49,999 216 51 21.8 15.1-30.5 165 78.2 69.5-84.9
$50,000-74,999 153 37 30.2 20.9-41.4 116 69.8 58.6-79.1
$75,000+ 152 51 32.6 21.8-45.7 101 67.4 54.3-78.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 85 21 27.2 17.5-39.5 64 72.8 60.5-82.5
Guilford 75 17 21.8 12.2-35.8 58 78.2 64.2-87.8
Mecklenburg 81 27 28.2 18.1-41.0 54 71.8 59.0-81.9
Orange 70 22 26.1 14.8-41.9 48 73.9 58.1-85.2
Wake 82 20 23.1 13.8-35.9 62 76.9 64.1-86.2
Chatham/Lee 56 15 23.2 13.4-37.1 41 76.8 62.9-86.6
Nash/Wilson 71 24 30.4 19.2-44.6 47 69.6 55.4-80.8
Craven/Pamlico 86 26 34.8 22.3-49.6 60 65.2 50.4-77.7
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 77 20 18.7 11.7-28.7 57 81.3 71.3-88.3
Appalachian/Wilkes 75 13 18.1 9.5-31.8 62 81.9 68.2-90.5
Franklin/Gran./Vance 83 21 24.1 14.5-37.2 62 75.9 62.8-85.5
Graham/Swain/Jackson 69 14 15.5 8.9-25.6 55 84.5 74.4-91.1
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 82 29 31.8 21.5-44.2 53 68.2 55.8-78.5
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 64 21 21.9 13.4-33.6 43 78.1 66.4-86.6
Northeast NC I 69 22 27.5 17.9-39.9 47 72.5 60.1-82.1
Northeast NC II 80 34 38.5 27.6-50.8 46 61.5 49.2-72.4
Northeastern Partnership 149 56 34.6 26.6-43.6 93 65.4 56.4-73.4
Mountain AHEC 231 59 38.5 24.7-54.4 172 61.5 45.6-75.3
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 580 199 31.1 25.3-37.6 381 68.9 62.4-74.7
Piedmont 695 194 24.0 19.9-28.6 501 76.0 71.4-80.1
Western NC 363 89 33.2 23.1-45.1 274 66.8 54.9-76.9

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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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