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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Violence-WHITE FEMALES

Since you've been 18 years old, has anyone (including a relative, current or ex-husband/wife,current or ex- boyfriend/ girlfriend, acquaintance, stranger, etc) ever pushed, hit, slapped, kicked, or physically hurt you in any other way?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,266 803 18.8 17.1-20.6 3,463 81.2 79.4-82.9
AGE
18-24 227 40 14.6 9.3-22.2 187 85.4 77.8-90.7
25-34 581 130 23.3 18.7-28.7 451 76.7 71.3-81.3
35-44 748 192 24.5 20.5-29.1 556 75.5 70.9-79.5
45-54 831 220 25.1 21.1-29.6 611 74.9 70.4-78.9
55-64 714 122 15.0 11.7-19.2 592 85.0 80.8-88.3
65-74 619 61 11.4 8.0-16.1 558 88.6 83.9-92.0
75+ 517 33 7.3 4.6-11.5 484 92.7 88.5-95.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 560 104 17.5 13.3-22.6 456 82.5 77.4-86.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,256 243 22.5 19.1-26.3 1,013 77.5 73.7-80.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,143 238 20.1 16.8-23.7 905 79.9 76.3-83.2
College Graduate 1,299 217 14.9 12.4-17.8 1,082 85.1 82.2-87.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 446 116 25.8 20.3-32.2 330 74.2 67.8-79.7
$15,000- 24,999 728 178 25.7 21.2-30.9 550 74.3 69.1-78.8
$25,000- 34,999 466 99 25.5 19.2-33.0 367 74.5 67.0-80.8
$35,000- 49,999 570 93 14.6 11.1-19.0 477 85.4 81.0-88.9
$50,000-74,999 481 76 15.0 11.1-20.0 405 85.0 80.0-88.9
$75,000+ 575 81 14.9 11.2-19.6 494 85.1 80.4-88.8
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 242 47 19.5 14.4-25.8 195 80.5 74.2-85.6
Guilford 199 37 20.4 14.3-28.2 162 79.6 71.8-85.7
Mecklenburg 181 31 16.6 11.4-23.5 150 83.4 76.5-88.6
Orange 236 38 15.8 8.3-28.1 198 84.2 71.9-91.7
Wake 195 33 15.7 11.0-21.9 162 84.3 78.1-89.0
Chatham/Lee 170 22 12.7 8.1-19.4 148 87.3 80.6-91.9
Nash/Wilson 149 29 22.5 15.5-31.6 120 77.5 68.4-84.5
Craven/Pamlico 216 44 20.7 15.2-27.4 172 79.3 72.6-84.8
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 246 44 18.1 13.3-24.2 202 81.9 75.8-86.7
Appalachian/Wilkes 270 54 17.9 12.5-24.9 216 82.1 75.1-87.5
Franklin/Gran./Vance 182 35 14.2 9.8-20.1 147 85.8 79.9-90.2
Graham/Swain/Jackson 223 38 16.5 11.7-22.8 185 83.5 77.2-88.3
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 115 23 20.3 13.2-29.9 92 79.7 70.1-86.8
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 171 28 17.8 11.7-26.2 143 82.2 73.8-88.3
Northeast NC I 134 26 20.8 14.1-29.8 108 79.2 70.2-85.9
Northeast NC II 218 40 19.3 13.8-26.3 178 80.7 73.7-86.2
Northeastern Partnership 352 66 19.7 15.2-25.2 286 80.3 74.8-84.8
Mountain AHEC 721 138 20.9 17.1-25.3 583 79.1 74.7-82.9
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,295 255 21.2 17.8-25.1 1,040 78.8 74.9-82.2
Piedmont 1,798 318 17.0 14.7-19.4 1,480 83.0 80.6-85.3
Western NC 1,173 230 20.9 17.7-24.5 943 79.1 75.5-82.3

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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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