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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 4,290 2,980 70.4 68.3-72.4 1,310 29.6 27.6-31.7
AGE
18-24 227 160 75.0 66.4-81.9 67 25.0 18.1-33.6
25-34 585 428 72.6 67.3-77.3 157 27.4 22.7-32.7
35-44 757 559 73.4 68.5-77.8 198 26.6 22.2-31.5
45-54 833 595 73.2 68.5-77.4 238 26.8 22.6-31.5
55-64 715 524 73.1 67.9-77.8 191 26.9 22.2-32.1
65-74 622 417 64.7 58.9-70.2 205 35.3 29.8-41.1
75+ 522 274 54.3 47.9-60.6 248 45.7 39.4-52.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 568 309 53.5 47.2-59.8 259 46.5 40.2-52.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,266 848 67.6 63.5-71.5 418 32.4 28.5-36.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,148 807 74.9 71.2-78.3 341 25.1 21.7-28.8
College Graduate 1,301 1,011 76.3 72.8-79.6 290 23.7 20.4-27.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 453 263 54.9 47.7-61.9 190 45.1 38.1-52.3
$15,000- 24,999 726 489 67.6 62.3-72.5 237 32.4 27.5-37.7
$25,000- 34,999 473 334 73.4 66.9-79.0 139 26.6 21.0-33.1
$35,000- 49,999 570 405 73.3 67.4-78.5 165 26.7 21.5-32.6
$50,000-74,999 483 371 77.4 71.8-82.1 112 22.6 17.9-28.2
$75,000+ 577 467 79.2 74.2-83.5 110 20.8 16.5-25.8
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 241 161 64.5 57.3-71.1 80 35.5 28.9-42.7
Guilford 199 140 69.1 60.8-76.3 59 30.9 23.7-39.2
Mecklenburg 180 135 77.4 70.3-83.2 45 22.6 16.8-29.7
Orange 235 185 71.7 59.1-81.7 50 28.3 18.3-40.9
Wake 195 147 72.9 64.8-79.7 48 27.1 20.3-35.2
Chatham/Lee 170 116 69.6 61.5-76.6 54 30.4 23.4-38.5
Nash/Wilson 149 96 66.0 57.1-73.9 53 34.0 26.1-42.9
Craven/Pamlico 218 139 62.3 54.7-69.2 79 37.7 30.8-45.3
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 251 176 70.9 64.2-76.9 75 29.1 23.1-35.8
Appalachian/Wilkes 274 201 75.2 68.2-81.0 73 24.8 19.0-31.8
Franklin/Gran./Vance 183 112 60.9 50.8-70.1 71 39.1 29.9-49.2
Graham/Swain/Jackson 225 159 71.1 63.8-77.4 66 28.9 22.6-36.2
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 118 74 65.3 55.6-73.9 44 34.7 26.1-44.4
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 173 109 65.2 57.0-72.6 64 34.8 27.4-43.0
Northeast NC I 134 91 69.7 60.7-77.3 43 30.3 22.7-39.3
Northeast NC II 218 154 72.2 65.1-78.4 64 27.8 21.6-34.9
Northeastern Partnership 352 245 71.5 65.8-76.5 107 28.5 23.5-34.2
Mountain AHEC 725 513 71.4 66.8-75.5 212 28.6 24.5-33.2
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,302 869 70.0 66.0-73.8 433 30.0 26.2-34.0
Piedmont 1,810 1,274 70.1 67.1-73.0 536 29.9 27.0-32.9
Western NC 1,178 837 72.0 68.3-75.4 341 28.0 24.6-31.7

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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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