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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 4,302 699 17.5 15.8-19.4 3,603 82.5 80.6-84.2
AGE
18-24 228 63 29.9 21.7-39.5 165 70.1 60.5-78.3
25-34 585 121 21.8 17.4-27.0 464 78.2 73.0-82.6
35-44 757 143 19.4 15.4-24.0 614 80.6 76.0-84.6
45-54 833 175 20.6 16.9-24.8 658 79.4 75.2-83.1
55-64 719 87 11.0 8.1-14.6 632 89.0 85.4-91.9
65-74 629 65 9.6 6.8-13.3 564 90.4 86.7-93.2
75+ 522 42 9.0 5.8-13.8 480 91.0 86.2-94.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 566 82 18.4 13.9-23.9 484 81.6 76.1-86.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,270 157 13.9 11.1-17.4 1,113 86.1 82.6-88.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,153 214 19.9 16.4-24.0 939 80.1 76.0-83.6
College Graduate 1,304 245 18.4 15.5-21.6 1,059 81.6 78.4-84.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 454 78 18.0 13.4-23.8 376 82.0 76.2-86.6
$15,000- 24,999 731 123 19.2 15.2-24.1 608 80.8 75.9-84.8
$25,000- 34,999 471 75 19.1 13.4-26.5 396 80.9 73.5-86.6
$35,000- 49,999 571 95 18.1 13.4-24.0 476 81.9 76.0-86.6
$50,000-74,999 485 90 19.0 14.4-24.7 395 81.0 75.3-85.6
$75,000+ 576 110 20.0 15.9-25.0 466 80.0 75.0-84.1
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 242 48 22.2 16.1-29.8 194 77.8 70.2-83.9
Guilford 199 32 15.7 10.7-22.5 167 84.3 77.5-89.3
Mecklenburg 180 46 25.7 19.3-33.4 134 74.3 66.6-80.7
Orange 236 48 17.3 11.8-24.7 188 82.7 75.3-88.2
Wake 196 35 16.8 11.9-23.2 161 83.2 76.8-88.1
Chatham/Lee 172 24 17.1 11.0-25.5 148 82.9 74.5-89.0
Nash/Wilson 150 13 7.8 4.5-13.3 137 92.2 86.7-95.5
Craven/Pamlico 218 38 16.7 11.8-22.9 180 83.3 77.1-88.2
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 251 34 14.6 10.0-20.8 217 85.4 79.2-90.0
Appalachian/Wilkes 273 47 16.1 11.5-22.0 226 83.9 78.0-88.5
Franklin/Gran./Vance 184 27 13.3 8.4-20.4 157 86.7 79.6-91.6
Graham/Swain/Jackson 226 49 24.2 18.1-31.6 177 75.8 68.4-81.9
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 117 18 15.7 9.6-24.7 99 84.3 75.3-90.4
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 173 19 10.8 6.5-17.2 154 89.2 82.8-93.5
Northeast NC I 136 17 11.3 6.7-18.4 119 88.7 81.6-93.3
Northeast NC II 220 31 16.1 10.7-23.5 189 83.9 76.5-89.3
Northeastern Partnership 356 48 14.8 10.5-20.4 308 85.2 79.6-89.5
Mountain AHEC 726 142 20.9 16.9-25.6 584 79.1 74.4-83.1
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,308 182 17.6 14.1-21.7 1,126 82.4 78.3-85.9
Piedmont 1,814 299 16.6 14.4-19.2 1,515 83.4 80.8-85.6
Western NC 1,180 218 20.1 16.7-24.1 962 79.9 75.9-83.3

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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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