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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 1,638 178 9.4 7.5-11.7 1,460 90.6 88.3-92.5
GENDER
Male 513 46 7.2 4.7-10.9 467 92.8 89.1-95.3
Female 1,125 132 11.1 8.6-14.2 993 88.9 85.8-91.4
RACE
White 1,190 130 9.6 7.4-12.4 1,060 90.4 87.6-92.6
African American 337 36 9.1 5.7-14.2 301 90.9 85.8-94.3
Asian 3 2 74.8 20.0-97.2 1 25.2 2.8-80.0
Native American 48 5 5.0 1.7-14.1 43 95.0 85.9-98.3
Other Minorities 55 5 9.4 2.6-28.6 50 90.6 71.4-97.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 52 2 6.1 1.0-29.1 50 93.9 70.9-99.0
-English Speaking 21 1 1.9 0.3-13.1 20 98.1 86.9-99.7
-Spanish Speaking 31 1 7.8 1.1-39.7 30 92.2 60.3-98.9
Non-Hispanic 1,583 176 9.6 7.7-11.9 1,407 90.4 88.1-92.3
AGE
18-24 100 5 4.8 1.4-15.1 95 95.2 84.9-98.6
25-34 309 34 10.7 6.6-16.8 275 89.3 83.2-93.4
35-44 385 41 8.1 5.2-12.3 344 91.9 87.7-94.8
45-54 434 60 10.9 7.5-15.7 374 89.1 84.3-92.5
55-64 232 20 12.4 6.7-21.9 212 87.6 78.1-93.3
65-74 110 12 8.6 3.6-19.0 98 91.4 81.0-96.4
75+ 58 5 8.1 2.4-23.8 53 91.9 76.2-97.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 266 34 11.1 6.6-18.2 232 88.9 81.8-93.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 510 40 6.6 4.2-10.1 470 93.4 89.9-95.8
Some Post-H.S. 473 54 9.9 6.5-14.7 419 90.1 85.3-93.5
College Graduate 388 50 11.6 7.6-17.3 338 88.4 82.7-92.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 242 43 18.1 11.7-27.0 199 81.9 73.0-88.3
$15,000- 24,999 365 43 9.8 6.0-15.5 322 90.2 84.5-94.0
$25,000- 34,999 205 15 5.6 2.5-11.8 190 94.4 88.2-97.5
$35,000- 49,999 216 17 6.7 3.4-12.9 199 93.3 87.1-96.6
$50,000-74,999 153 17 4.8 2.3- 9.5 136 95.2 90.5-97.7
$75,000+ 152 21 13.8 8.0-22.8 131 86.2 77.2-92.0
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 85 15 16.9 9.7-27.8 70 83.1 72.2-90.3
Guilford 75 4 5.7 1.9-15.8 71 94.3 84.2-98.1
Mecklenburg 81 8 8.1 3.3-18.2 73 91.9 81.8-96.7
Orange 70 9 8.8 3.7-19.8 61 91.2 80.2-96.3
Wake 82 7 9.0 3.4-21.7 75 91.0 78.3-96.6
Chatham/Lee 56 5 7.5 3.0-17.8 51 92.5 82.2-97.0
Nash/Wilson 71 10 13.6 6.9-25.0 61 86.4 75.0-93.1
Craven/Pamlico 86 10 9.1 4.5-17.7 76 90.9 82.3-95.5
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 77 7 9.6 4.4-19.8 70 90.4 80.2-95.6
Appalachian/Wilkes 75 8 13.1 4.4-32.9 67 86.9 67.1-95.6
Franklin/Gran./Vance 83 6 3.2 1.3- 7.6 77 96.8 92.4-98.7
Graham/Swain/Jackson 69 9 10.8 5.4-20.4 60 89.2 79.6-94.6
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 82 10 10.8 5.3-20.8 72 89.2 79.2-94.7
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 64 8 9.7 4.4-19.8 56 90.3 80.2-95.6
Northeast NC I 69 9 10.3 5.1-19.7 60 89.7 80.3-94.9
Northeast NC II 80 9 11.2 5.7-20.8 71 88.8 79.2-94.3
Northeastern Partnership 149 18 10.9 6.6-17.5 131 89.1 82.5-93.4
Mountain AHEC 231 29 7.6 4.7-12.2 202 92.4 87.8-95.3
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 580 73 12.6 9.0-17.4 507 87.4 82.6-91.0
Piedmont 695 63 8.0 5.6-11.3 632 92.0 88.7-94.4
Western NC 363 42 7.9 5.2-12.0 321 92.1 88.0-94.8

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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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