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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-5 years 5 or more years Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,222 2,802 63.7 61.4-65.9 472 11.6 10.1-13.2 252 6.3 5.3- 7.4 142 3.4 2.6- 4.3 554 15.1 13.4-16.9
AGE
18-24 207 76 38.3 29.0-48.4 21 14.1 7.7-24.5 11 3.9 1.4-10.3 3 1.0 0.2- 4.2 96 42.7 33.0-53.0
25-34 565 216 37.1 31.7-42.9 76 13.5 9.9-18.1 58 11.1 7.9-15.3 36 6.1 3.6-10.1 179 32.2 27.0-38.0
35-44 753 428 56.8 51.7-61.7 108 14.0 11.0-17.6 62 8.5 6.2-11.5 42 6.2 4.2- 9.2 113 14.6 11.2-18.7
45-54 827 549 68.8 64.1-73.2 114 13.5 10.3-17.3 67 8.8 6.3-12.0 31 3.1 2.0- 4.8 66 5.9 4.2- 8.2
55-64 717 564 82.6 78.4-86.1 78 9.2 6.6-12.6 29 3.7 2.3- 6.1 13 0.9 0.4- 1.8 33 3.7 2.2- 6.0
65-74 621 522 84.5 79.5-88.5 45 7.9 5.1-12.0 17 2.3 1.1- 4.8 11 1.3 0.5- 3.2 26 4.0 1.9- 8.0
75+ 502 425 84.4 79.0-88.7 26 4.5 2.5- 7.9 7 0.6 0.2- 1.5 6 2.4 0.8- 7.0 38 8.1 5.2-12.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 548 398 71.1 65.0-76.6 38 7.6 4.9-11.5 13 3.1 1.4- 6.7 20 3.4 1.8- 6.5 79 14.8 10.7-19.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,254 831 63.2 59.0-67.3 118 9.1 7.0-11.7 70 5.4 3.9- 7.3 35 3.1 1.7- 5.4 200 19.3 15.9-23.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,127 759 64.1 59.4-68.5 130 11.9 9.0-15.5 67 5.8 4.0- 8.2 27 2.5 1.5- 4.3 144 15.7 12.4-19.8
College Graduate 1,286 810 60.6 56.6-64.5 184 15.1 12.3-18.4 102 9.1 7.0-11.6 60 4.4 3.1- 6.2 130 10.8 8.4-13.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 440 299 68.1 61.2-74.2 34 7.1 4.3-11.7 19 4.7 2.5- 8.7 18 3.5 1.8- 6.8 70 16.6 12.0-22.4
$15,000- 24,999 719 459 61.5 55.8-67.0 69 8.2 5.8-11.3 44 5.3 3.2- 8.8 23 2.9 1.5- 5.6 124 22.0 17.4-27.5
$25,000- 34,999 460 302 58.6 51.2-65.7 47 9.3 6.1-13.9 30 7.2 4.3-12.0 17 4.4 2.0- 9.3 64 20.4 14.6-27.8
$35,000- 49,999 567 369 62.6 56.1-68.7 73 12.2 8.7-16.8 31 3.8 2.3- 6.1 26 4.6 2.6- 7.8 68 16.8 12.0-23.2
$50,000-74,999 476 299 61.9 55.6-67.8 65 13.8 9.7-19.3 43 10.5 7.3-14.8 15 3.4 1.7- 6.7 54 10.4 7.3-14.5
$75,000+ 572 385 64.2 58.6-69.4 79 14.1 10.6-18.6 46 10.2 7.1-14.3 19 3.1 1.8- 5.3 43 8.4 5.8-12.1
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 239 163 65.1 57.9-71.7 29 12.7 8.7-18.3 11 6.4 3.3-12.0 8 3.0 1.3- 6.5 28 12.8 8.7-18.4
Guilford 197 142 72.7 64.7-79.4 22 11.1 6.8-17.4 13 5.9 3.2-10.7 4 1.4 0.5- 4.0 16 9.0 4.9-15.8
Mecklenburg 174 120 65.5 57.1-73.0 12 7.7 4.2-13.7 13 8.2 4.6-14.1 6 4.4 1.9- 9.9 23 14.3 9.3-21.2
Orange 226 133 41.8 32.0-52.3 40 22.3 13.1-35.4 16 9.4 4.0-20.5 7 5.4 1.3-19.5 30 21.2 12.0-34.5
Wake 191 125 63.5 55.6-70.8 26 13.6 9.3-19.6 12 6.5 3.4-11.9 4 1.8 0.7- 5.0 24 14.5 9.4-21.6
Chatham/Lee 171 122 67.4 58.4-75.3 17 9.0 5.4-14.5 9 5.3 2.7-10.0 3 2.5 0.7- 8.3 20 15.8 9.5-25.1
Nash/Wilson 146 104 66.2 56.8-74.4 14 11.7 6.8-19.5 4 2.7 1.0- 7.0 5 3.0 1.2- 7.3 19 16.5 10.3-25.5
Craven/Pamlico 214 141 61.3 53.6-68.4 25 10.4 6.9-15.6 10 5.5 2.7-10.9 5 3.3 1.2- 8.4 33 19.5 13.9-26.7
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 249 171 63.0 55.5-69.9 25 10.8 7.1-16.1 9 3.9 1.8- 8.0 14 5.7 3.3- 9.9 30 16.6 11.2-23.9
Appalachian/Wilkes 263 173 55.8 46.1-65.1 21 8.0 4.9-12.8 21 7.4 4.7-11.6 10 4.5 2.2- 9.0 38 24.3 15.1-36.6
Franklin/Gran./Vance 182 114 53.1 43.3-62.8 29 20.6 12.7-31.6 9 6.7 2.8-15.2 4 1.8 0.6- 5.5 26 17.7 11.6-26.1
Graham/Swain/Jackson 223 133 55.1 47.1-62.9 29 15.0 9.3-23.4 14 5.8 3.2-10.4 11 4.8 2.4- 9.3 36 19.2 13.7-26.2
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 117 70 57.0 46.9-66.6 10 9.4 4.7-17.8 4 3.6 1.2-10.1 6 4.1 1.8- 9.1 27 26.0 18.0-35.8
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 168 121 69.3 60.8-76.7 13 7.9 4.5-13.3 9 5.9 3.0-11.2 7 3.8 1.7- 8.2 18 13.2 7.8-21.2
Northeast NC I 135 85 62.3 52.9-70.8 15 9.0 5.2-15.2 13 9.7 5.6-16.3 2 1.2 0.3- 5.0 20 17.9 11.5-26.9
Northeast NC II 211 141 63.8 56.0-70.9 22 9.6 6.1-14.7 20 11.4 7.2-17.7 9 3.7 1.8- 7.7 19 11.5 7.0-18.2
Northeastern Partnership 346 226 63.4 57.2-69.1 37 9.4 6.6-13.3 33 10.9 7.5-15.6 11 3.0 1.5- 5.9 39 13.3 9.4-18.4
Mountain AHEC 720 469 65.7 60.9-70.2 82 9.7 7.5-12.7 39 6.2 4.2- 9.1 29 3.8 2.4- 5.9 101 14.6 11.3-18.6
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,281 856 64.1 59.7-68.3 128 9.1 7.0-11.6 78 7.1 5.2- 9.8 44 3.2 2.1- 5.0 175 16.4 13.1-20.5
Piedmont 1,784 1,197 64.3 61.1-67.5 220 13.1 10.9-15.6 106 6.0 4.7- 7.7 52 3.3 2.3- 4.8 209 13.3 11.1-15.8
Western NC 1,157 749 61.1 56.7-65.3 124 10.7 8.2-13.9 68 5.9 4.3- 7.9 46 3.7 2.5- 5.4 170 18.6 15.0-22.8

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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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