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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 4,354 568 12.8 11.3-14.4 3,786 87.2 85.6-88.7
AGE
18-24 231 37 19.0 12.1-28.6 194 81.0 71.4-87.9
25-34 591 80 12.2 9.0-16.3 511 87.8 83.7-91.0
35-44 765 93 12.2 9.3-15.8 672 87.8 84.2-90.7
45-54 841 121 11.6 9.1-14.6 720 88.4 85.4-90.9
55-64 728 95 12.4 9.3-16.4 633 87.6 83.6-90.7
65-74 636 84 13.2 9.8-17.5 552 86.8 82.5-90.2
75+ 531 56 11.5 8.0-16.1 475 88.5 83.9-92.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 580 103 17.0 13.2-21.7 477 83.0 78.3-86.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,290 158 12.4 9.8-15.4 1,132 87.6 84.6-90.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,161 142 11.8 8.9-15.4 1,019 88.2 84.6-91.1
College Graduate 1,314 165 12.3 10.0-15.1 1,149 87.7 84.9-90.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 460 86 17.6 13.3-23.0 374 82.4 77.0-86.7
$15,000- 24,999 738 106 15.4 11.4-20.3 632 84.6 79.7-88.6
$25,000- 34,999 478 59 13.2 8.8-19.3 419 86.8 80.7-91.2
$35,000- 49,999 575 54 9.3 6.3-13.4 521 90.7 86.6-93.7
$50,000-74,999 488 61 11.3 8.1-15.6 427 88.7 84.4-91.9
$75,000+ 581 63 9.3 6.6-12.9 518 90.7 87.1-93.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 244 32 12.9 9.0-18.3 212 87.1 81.7-91.0
Guilford 201 29 15.6 10.4-22.8 172 84.4 77.2-89.6
Mecklenburg 183 14 5.7 3.3- 9.7 169 94.3 90.3-96.7
Orange 237 30 15.5 7.8-28.3 207 84.5 71.7-92.2
Wake 197 27 14.7 9.9-21.2 170 85.3 78.8-90.1
Chatham/Lee 175 21 10.4 6.4-16.4 154 89.6 83.6-93.6
Nash/Wilson 151 23 15.4 9.9-23.2 128 84.6 76.8-90.1
Craven/Pamlico 221 33 16.5 11.5-22.9 188 83.5 77.1-88.5
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 258 39 15.2 11.0-20.6 219 84.8 79.4-89.0
Appalachian/Wilkes 274 24 8.8 5.4-13.9 250 91.2 86.1-94.6
Franklin/Gran./Vance 185 22 11.0 6.8-17.2 163 89.0 82.8-93.2
Graham/Swain/Jackson 228 35 17.6 11.5-26.0 193 82.4 74.0-88.5
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 119 15 13.2 7.8-21.6 104 86.8 78.4-92.2
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 176 31 15.8 10.9-22.3 145 84.2 77.7-89.1
Northeast NC I 138 14 10.1 5.8-17.2 124 89.9 82.8-94.2
Northeast NC II 221 40 18.1 13.0-24.7 181 81.9 75.3-87.0
Northeastern Partnership 359 54 15.9 11.9-20.9 305 84.1 79.1-88.1
Mountain AHEC 735 100 13.9 10.8-17.8 635 86.1 82.2-89.2
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,325 194 14.4 11.4-18.0 1,131 85.6 82.0-88.6
Piedmont 1,835 216 11.6 9.7-13.8 1,619 88.4 86.2-90.3
Western NC 1,194 158 14.2 11.5-17.3 1,036 85.8 82.7-88.5

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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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