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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 4,302 97 2.1 1.5- 2.9 4,205 97.9 97.1-98.5
AGE
18-24 227 18 4.4 2.3- 8.4 209 95.6 91.6-97.7
25-34 585 34 5.3 3.2- 8.8 551 94.7 91.2-96.8
35-44 754 27 2.8 1.5- 5.2 727 97.2 94.8-98.5
45-54 835 9 0.6 0.2- 1.7 826 99.4 98.3-99.8
55-64 718 6 0.6 0.2- 1.8 712 99.4 98.2-99.8
65-74 629 2 0.3 0.1- 1.6 627 99.7 98.4-99.9
75+ 525 1 0.0 0.0- 0.2 524 100 99.8- 100
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 569 3 0.3 0.1- 0.9 566 99.7 99.1-99.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,268 13 1.5 0.7- 3.3 1,255 98.5 96.7-99.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,152 28 3.0 1.8- 5.2 1,124 97.0 94.8-98.2
College Graduate 1,304 53 2.6 1.7- 3.8 1,251 97.4 96.2-98.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 454 15 3.7 1.6- 8.1 439 96.3 91.9-98.4
$15,000- 24,999 730 17 1.9 0.9- 4.1 713 98.1 95.9-99.1
$25,000- 34,999 471 13 2.9 1.2- 6.8 458 97.1 93.2-98.8
$35,000- 49,999 571 18 3.6 1.8- 6.9 553 96.4 93.1-98.2
$50,000-74,999 483 7 1.1 0.3- 4.7 476 98.9 95.3-99.7
$75,000+ 577 9 1.5 0.7- 3.2 568 98.5 96.8-99.3
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 241 13 6.8 3.7-12.0 228 93.2 88.0-96.3
Guilford 199 5 2.5 0.9- 6.3 194 97.5 93.7-99.1
Mecklenburg 181 4 2.5 0.9- 6.5 177 97.5 93.5-99.1
Orange 236 16 7.2 4.0-12.8 220 92.8 87.2-96.0
Wake 196 3 1.6 0.5- 4.9 193 98.4 95.1-99.5
Chatham/Lee 172 5 3.9 1.4-10.2 167 96.1 89.8-98.6
Nash/Wilson 150 1 0.8 0.1- 5.3 149 99.2 94.7-99.9
Craven/Pamlico 217 7 3.3 1.5- 7.2 210 96.7 92.8-98.5
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 252 1 0.6 0.1- 4.2 251 99.4 95.8-99.9
Appalachian/Wilkes 274 10 3.5 1.7- 7.0 264 96.5 93.0-98.3
Franklin/Gran./Vance 184 0 0.0 . - . 184 100 . - .
Graham/Swain/Jackson 226 7 3.7 1.6- 8.2 219 96.3 91.8-98.4
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 117 4 4.1 1.5-10.7 113 95.9 89.3-98.5
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 173 2 0.9 0.2- 3.5 171 99.1 96.5-99.8
Northeast NC I 136 2 1.6 0.3- 8.1 134 98.4 91.9-99.7
Northeast NC II 220 3 1.1 0.3- 3.5 217 98.9 96.5-99.7
Northeastern Partnership 356 5 1.2 0.4- 3.2 351 98.8 96.8-99.6
Mountain AHEC 726 24 3.3 2.0- 5.4 702 96.7 94.6-98.0
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,307 20 1.4 0.7- 3.1 1,287 98.6 96.9-99.3
Piedmont 1,814 40 1.9 1.2- 3.1 1,774 98.1 96.9-98.8
Western NC 1,181 37 3.5 2.2- 5.7 1,144 96.5 94.3-97.8

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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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