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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 25 1.6 0.9- 2.9 1,613 98.4 97.1-99.1
GENDER
Male 513 1 0.0 0.0- 0.3 512 100 99.7- 100
Female 1,125 24 2.9 1.6- 5.1 1,101 97.1 94.9-98.4
RACE
White 1,190 12 1.2 0.5- 2.6 1,178 98.8 97.4-99.5
African American 337 7 1.2 0.4- 3.5 330 98.8 96.5-99.6
Asian 3 1 21.6 2.3-76.1 2 78.4 23.9-97.7
Native American 48 2 2.6 0.6-10.5 46 97.4 89.5-99.4
Other Minorities 55 3 7.8 1.9-27.5 52 92.2 72.5-98.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 52 3 8.2 2.0-28.6 49 91.8 71.4-98.0
-English Speaking 21 1 7.6 1.0-39.0 20 92.4 61.0-99.0
-Spanish Speaking 31 2 8.5 1.3-38.6 29 91.5 61.4-98.7
Non-Hispanic 1,583 22 1.2 0.7- 2.3 1,561 98.8 97.7-99.3
AGE
18-24 100 1 2.3 0.3-14.8 99 97.7 85.2-99.7
25-34 309 10 2.0 0.7- 5.2 299 98.0 94.8-99.3
35-44 385 8 2.0 0.8- 5.0 377 98.0 95.0-99.2
45-54 434 6 1.7 0.6- 4.8 428 98.3 95.2-99.4
55-64 232 0 0.0 . - . 232 100 . - .
65-74 110 0 0.0 . - . 110 100 . - .
75+ 58 0 0.0 . - . 58 100 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 266 3 2.9 0.8-10.4 263 97.1 89.6-99.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 510 5 0.4 0.1- 1.2 505 99.6 98.8-99.9
Some Post-H.S. 473 11 2.3 1.1- 4.9 462 97.7 95.1-98.9
College Graduate 388 6 1.5 0.5- 4.6 382 98.5 95.4-99.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 242 4 0.8 0.3- 2.4 238 99.2 97.6-99.7
$15,000- 24,999 365 6 3.2 1.1- 9.1 359 96.8 90.9-98.9
$25,000- 34,999 205 4 1.4 0.4- 5.1 201 98.6 94.9-99.6
$35,000- 49,999 216 0 0.0 . - . 216 100 . - .
$50,000-74,999 153 4 0.8 0.3- 2.4 149 99.2 97.6-99.7
$75,000+ 152 3 2.1 0.6- 7.2 149 97.9 92.8-99.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 85 2 3.8 0.9-15.4 83 96.2 84.6-99.1
Guilford 75 0 0.0 . - . 75 100 . - .
Mecklenburg 81 1 1.8 0.2-11.5 80 98.2 88.5-99.8
Orange 70 0 0.0 . - . 70 100 . - .
Wake 82 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1 81 99.7 97.9- 100
Chatham/Lee 56 4 7.1 2.4-19.1 52 92.9 80.9-97.6
Nash/Wilson 71 0 0.0 . - . 71 100 . - .
Craven/Pamlico 86 1 0.8 0.1- 5.6 85 99.2 94.4-99.9
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 77 0 0.0 . - . 77 100 . - .
Appalachian/Wilkes 75 1 7.2 1.1-36.1 74 92.8 63.9-98.9
Franklin/Gran./Vance 83 0 0.0 . - . 83 100 . - .
Graham/Swain/Jackson 69 0 0.0 . - . 69 100 . - .
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 82 1 0.5 0.1- 3.8 81 99.5 96.2-99.9
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 64 4 4.7 1.5-13.6 60 95.3 86.4-98.5
Northeast NC I 69 2 2.4 0.5-10.7 67 97.6 89.3-99.5
Northeast NC II 80 0 0.0 . - . 80 100 . - .
Northeastern Partnership 149 2 0.8 0.2- 4.0 147 99.2 96.0-99.8
Mountain AHEC 231 2 1.1 0.2- 4.9 229 98.9 95.1-99.8
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 580 10 1.1 0.4- 2.8 570 98.9 97.2-99.6
Piedmont 695 11 1.8 0.8- 4.1 684 98.2 95.9-99.2
Western NC 363 4 1.8 0.6- 5.6 359 98.2 94.4-99.4

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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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