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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
1 or more/day 1 or more/week 1 or more/month 1 or more/year Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,155 338 8.0 6.9- 9.3 2,133 51.1 48.8-53.4 991 24.2 22.3-26.2 81 2.1 1.4- 3.1 612 14.5 13.0-16.2
AGE
18-24 227 14 4.9 2.4- 9.8 93 41.3 31.9-51.3 56 25.8 18.1-35.3 2 3.4 0.8-12.3 62 24.7 17.8-33.2
25-34 571 43 7.1 4.6-10.9 261 50.1 44.3-56.0 147 23.2 18.9-28.1 13 1.8 0.8- 3.9 107 17.8 13.7-22.8
35-44 748 55 7.3 5.2-10.3 373 52.4 47.3-57.5 194 27.0 22.6-31.8 15 1.0 0.5- 1.9 111 12.2 9.5-15.7
45-54 819 77 8.7 6.3-11.8 449 54.0 48.9-59.0 179 24.2 19.8-29.1 16 1.6 0.8- 3.0 98 11.6 8.6-15.4
55-64 689 54 9.6 6.7-13.6 371 52.3 46.8-57.9 167 23.9 19.6-28.9 18 4.4 1.9- 9.7 79 9.7 7.1-13.1
65-74 598 47 8.6 5.7-12.7 325 55.6 49.7-61.3 147 24.2 19.7-29.4 13 3.2 1.6- 6.3 66 8.5 5.9-12.0
75+ 472 47 11.0 7.3-16.1 244 48.3 41.6-55.0 90 19.1 14.2-25.2 4 0.6 0.1- 2.5 87 21.0 15.9-27.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 518 44 9.4 6.2-13.9 215 37.4 31.4-43.8 115 23.5 18.2-29.8 14 3.7 1.3- 9.8 130 26.0 20.8-32.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,230 71 5.4 3.9- 7.5 564 44.7 40.4-49.0 352 28.8 25.1-32.8 32 3.3 1.9- 5.6 211 17.8 14.7-21.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,116 87 7.9 5.9-10.5 603 55.2 50.6-59.6 257 21.4 17.9-25.2 19 1.6 0.7- 3.8 150 13.9 11.1-17.4
College Graduate 1,282 134 10.0 7.8-12.6 745 58.9 54.9-62.8 267 23.0 19.7-26.7 16 0.9 0.5- 1.8 120 7.2 5.6- 9.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 421 33 8.1 5.1-12.5 186 42.7 35.7-50.0 97 20.6 15.9-26.4 16 6.2 2.3-15.4 89 22.4 17.2-28.7
$15,000- 24,999 705 50 7.3 4.8-11.1 346 48.3 42.6-54.0 176 24.0 19.5-29.1 19 3.6 1.7- 7.6 114 16.8 13.0-21.5
$25,000- 34,999 464 48 11.5 7.8-16.5 223 48.5 41.2-55.8 113 23.9 18.0-31.0 11 2.2 0.9- 4.8 69 14.0 9.5-20.2
$35,000- 49,999 552 43 7.6 4.9-11.7 292 55.3 48.9-61.6 131 24.5 19.7-30.1 3 0.1 0.0- 0.4 83 12.4 8.7-17.3
$50,000-74,999 477 43 9.8 6.6-14.3 228 48.1 41.8-54.4 148 31.1 25.5-37.4 8 0.9 0.3- 2.2 50 10.2 6.9-14.8
$75,000+ 570 43 6.6 4.4- 9.7 341 58.6 52.9-64.0 124 24.6 19.9-30.0 10 1.5 0.6- 3.4 52 8.8 6.1-12.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 239 16 6.5 3.9-10.7 150 63.0 55.8-69.6 44 19.7 14.5-26.1 5 1.4 0.6- 3.5 24 9.4 6.0-14.4
Guilford 195 14 7.1 3.7-12.9 109 54.9 46.6-62.9 42 20.2 14.5-27.5 3 1.3 0.4- 4.5 27 16.6 10.9-24.3
Mecklenburg 176 13 7.3 4.0-13.0 98 57.1 48.9-64.9 44 24.4 18.1-32.0 2 0.9 0.2- 3.6 19 10.3 6.3-16.5
Orange 229 28 9.3 5.5-15.4 134 61.1 50.3-70.9 38 18.3 11.2-28.6 4 1.2 0.4- 3.3 25 10.1 6.1-16.2
Wake 193 15 9.1 5.2-15.6 108 54.8 46.8-62.6 48 23.0 17.0-30.5 3 1.5 0.5- 4.7 19 11.5 7.0-18.3
Chatham/Lee 168 16 9.4 5.6-15.3 90 54.7 46.2-62.9 38 22.7 16.5-30.4 4 2.5 0.9- 6.7 20 10.8 6.8-16.7
Nash/Wilson 139 9 6.3 3.2-12.1 60 39.2 30.8-48.3 40 30.1 22.2-39.2 5 2.7 1.1- 6.6 25 21.7 14.4-31.4
Craven/Pamlico 215 18 8.7 5.3-13.8 111 52.3 44.8-59.7 54 25.1 19.1-32.1 3 1.0 0.3- 3.2 29 13.1 8.6-19.3
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 247 16 6.0 3.6- 9.9 109 39.3 32.7-46.4 66 28.4 22.2-35.4 5 1.4 0.6- 3.5 51 24.9 18.6-32.4
Appalachian/Wilkes 260 20 8.3 4.9-13.7 129 51.0 41.9-60.0 68 24.3 18.3-31.4 3 1.0 0.3- 3.4 40 15.4 10.6-21.8
Franklin/Gran./Vance 180 13 5.6 3.0-10.0 91 49.7 40.0-59.5 49 31.5 22.9-41.7 2 1.0 0.3- 4.1 25 12.1 7.6-18.7
Graham/Swain/Jackson 221 17 7.2 4.3-11.7 123 53.7 45.7-61.4 42 21.8 15.2-30.3 3 1.0 0.3- 3.3 36 16.4 11.6-22.6
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 113 9 8.4 4.3-16.0 43 35.9 26.8-46.1 36 31.7 23.2-41.6 3 2.7 0.8- 8.8 22 21.3 14.0-31.1
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 164 7 3.0 1.2- 7.0 67 40.7 32.5-49.5 41 27.1 20.0-35.6 9 5.4 2.8-10.4 40 23.7 17.1-31.9
Northeast NC I 131 6 4.2 1.8- 9.5 58 45.4 36.4-54.8 42 31.2 23.2-40.5 2 1.1 0.3- 4.3 23 18.1 11.9-26.6
Northeast NC II 209 29 13.6 9.4-19.4 100 44.6 37.2-52.3 39 17.8 12.4-24.8 3 1.4 0.4- 4.9 38 22.6 16.4-30.2
Northeastern Partnership 340 35 11.0 7.8-15.3 158 44.8 38.9-50.9 81 21.5 16.9-27.0 5 1.3 0.5- 3.7 61 21.3 16.4-27.2
Mountain AHEC 710 56 9.4 6.7-12.9 407 56.4 51.4-61.2 146 21.9 18.1-26.3 14 2.2 1.1- 4.2 87 10.2 7.7-13.3
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,250 101 8.0 6.0-10.5 589 49.5 45.1-53.9 314 23.8 20.3-27.7 32 3.6 1.8- 6.8 214 15.2 12.6-18.2
Piedmont 1,760 145 7.7 6.2- 9.6 927 51.2 47.9-54.5 421 24.9 22.1-27.9 31 1.6 0.9- 2.8 236 14.5 12.3-17.1
Western NC 1,145 92 9.1 7.0-11.8 617 53.2 48.9-57.4 256 22.6 19.3-26.3 18 1.6 0.9- 2.9 162 13.5 10.9-16.5

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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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