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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 4,289 3,183 75.0 73.0-76.9 1,106 25.0 23.1-27.0
AGE
18-24 227 159 68.9 59.4-77.0 68 31.1 23.0-40.6
25-34 584 467 79.6 74.6-83.8 117 20.4 16.2-25.4
35-44 751 605 80.3 75.7-84.1 146 19.7 15.9-24.3
45-54 834 703 81.9 77.3-85.7 131 18.1 14.3-22.7
55-64 717 567 83.6 79.6-86.9 150 16.4 13.1-20.4
65-74 622 426 69.3 63.6-74.5 196 30.7 25.5-36.4
75+ 525 238 48.8 42.5-55.1 287 51.2 44.9-57.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 566 344 62.5 56.4-68.3 222 37.5 31.7-43.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,264 904 73.6 69.5-77.3 360 26.4 22.7-30.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,151 891 77.5 73.7-81.0 260 22.5 19.0-26.3
College Graduate 1,299 1,039 79.4 76.0-82.5 260 20.6 17.5-24.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 451 292 67.4 60.8-73.3 159 32.6 26.7-39.2
$15,000- 24,999 729 514 69.7 64.4-74.6 215 30.3 25.4-35.6
$25,000- 34,999 470 358 77.6 71.0-83.0 112 22.4 17.0-29.0
$35,000- 49,999 571 479 81.9 75.8-86.7 92 18.1 13.3-24.2
$50,000-74,999 482 407 85.6 80.9-89.3 75 14.4 10.7-19.1
$75,000+ 574 475 82.0 77.2-85.9 99 18.0 14.1-22.8
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 242 178 74.0 67.2-79.8 64 26.0 20.2-32.8
Guilford 199 165 82.6 75.7-87.9 34 17.4 12.1-24.3
Mecklenburg 179 149 83.6 76.9-88.7 30 16.4 11.3-23.1
Orange 236 173 75.7 65.8-83.5 63 24.3 16.5-34.2
Wake 195 146 74.0 66.2-80.5 49 26.0 19.5-33.8
Chatham/Lee 172 118 71.4 63.3-78.2 54 28.6 21.8-36.7
Nash/Wilson 150 106 71.3 62.4-78.8 44 28.7 21.2-37.6
Craven/Pamlico 218 178 81.1 74.3-86.5 40 18.9 13.5-25.7
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 248 178 72.9 66.0-78.9 70 27.1 21.1-34.0
Appalachian/Wilkes 271 193 70.3 62.2-77.3 78 29.7 22.7-37.8
Franklin/Gran./Vance 182 138 73.5 63.0-81.9 44 26.5 18.1-37.0
Graham/Swain/Jackson 227 162 75.3 68.8-80.8 65 24.7 19.2-31.2
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 115 81 67.3 57.0-76.2 34 32.7 23.8-43.0
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 173 130 74.0 65.9-80.7 43 26.0 19.3-34.1
Northeast NC I 135 98 74.9 66.3-81.9 37 25.1 18.1-33.7
Northeast NC II 220 164 79.3 73.3-84.3 56 20.7 15.7-26.7
Northeastern Partnership 355 262 78.1 73.2-82.3 93 21.9 17.7-26.8
Mountain AHEC 727 526 73.6 69.1-77.8 201 26.4 22.2-30.9
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,304 981 78.2 74.8-81.3 323 21.8 18.7-25.2
Piedmont 1,806 1,353 73.9 70.8-76.8 453 26.1 23.2-29.2
Western NC 1,179 849 73.5 69.7-76.9 330 26.5 23.1-30.3

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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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